Tecno Camon X Vs Tecno Camon CX

Tecno Camon X Vs Tecno Camon CX
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Tecno Camon X and Tecno Camon CX are two quality mid-rangers that were unveiled as camera-focused devices. These two phones have slightly over a year age difference – Camon CX was released in March, 2017 while Camon X was released in April, 2018. Below is a complete comparison summary that shows whether the Tecno Camon X is better than the Camon CX.

Tecno Camon X Vs Tecno Camon CX: The Similarities

Storage Size

The two devices come with the same in-built storage capacity of 16GB. However, Camon CX a 32GB variant of the Tecno CX is also available. For additional storage, both devices come with a dedicated microSD card slots that support cards of up to 128GB.

Back Camera Set-Up

Both phones feature 16MP rear cameras. Both have a quad ring LED flash.


Both phones have dual SIM support and can connect to 2G, 3G and 4G LTE networks.


Both devices come with the same type of sensors. These sensors include accelerometer, proximity, compass, ambient light and fingerprint. The fingerprint sensors are on the rear.

Tecno Camon CX Vs Tecno Camon X: The Differences

Display Size, Resolution & Design

Tecno Camon X has a bigger display. This smartphone has a 6.0 inches IPS LCD display and it has 18:9 aspect ratio. It is a gorgeous looking phone with thin bezels. Unfortunately, this display does not have full HD resolution (720 x 1440 resolution). Tecno Camon CX on the other hand features a 5.5 inch IPS TFT display with 16:9 aspect ratio. This is a full HD display with 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels resolution.

Operating System

Tecno Camon X comes with Android v8.1 Oreo out of the box. Camon CX was unveiled with Android v7.0 Nougat, several months before the roll out of Android Oreo.


Tecno Camon X is a better performer. It features a 2.0GHz Octa Core Mediatek Helio P23 processor that is coupled 3GB of RAM. Tecno Camon CX comes with a 1.4GHz Octa-Core Mediatek MT6750T processor paired with 2GB of RAM.

Front Camera

The two devices are regarded as camera-centric devices but Camon X features a better selfie shooter than that of the Camon CX. Camon X has a 20MP selfie camera with dual LED flash while Camon CX features a 16MP with dual LED flash as well.

Body Material

Tecno Camon CX body is made from aluminum. The Camon X has a polycarbonate body with thin bezels.

Battery Capacity

Tecno Camon X comes with a bigger battery capacity of 3750mAh while Tecno Camon CX features a 3200mAh battery.

Face ID Unlock

Tecno Camon X comes with the Face ID unlock feature in addition to a fingerprint scanner. The CX lacks this feature.

Tecno Camon X Vs Tecno Camon X: Side By Side Specs Comparison

 Tecno Camon XTecno Camon CX
LAUNCHApril, 2018March, 2017
Dimensions158.6mm x 75.8mm x 5.2mm152.8mm x 75.8mm x 7.75mm
Body Materialplastic body, front glassaluminum body, front glass
Size6.0 inches5.65 inches
TypeIPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen with 16 million colorsIPS LCD, capacitive touchscreen with 16 million colors
Resolution720 pixels x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (268PPI)1080 pixels x 1920 pixels, 18:9 ratio (364PPI)
Operating SystemAndroid v8.1 OreoAndroid v7.0 Nougat
ChipsetMediaTek Helio P23MediaTek MT6750T
ProcessorOcta-core 2.0GHzOcta-core 1.5 GHz
Internal Storage16GB16GB
Micro SD SlotYes, up to 128GBYes, up to 256GB
Back16 Megapixels16 Megapixels
Front20 Megapixels16 Megapixels
Face IDYesNo
Ambient LightNoNo
TypeLi-Po, non-removableLi-Po, non-removable


Tecno Camon X

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