Latest Tecno Phones Price List | June 2018

This page has all the latest Tecno phones in Kenya. It is a comprehensive price list of Tecno smartphones along with their key features. Browse to see all handsets that are available in Kenya and compare prices. Order from any of the reputable sellers listed on the site and pay on delivery.

*Note*: The Kenyan smartphone market is extremely volatile. This price list is updated after every 24 hours.

Tecno Phones

List Of Tecno Phones In Kenya

Smartphones Below 10K

Tecno W1

Tecno W1

Key Features 
Display4.0 inches, 400 pixels x 800 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v7.0 Nougat
CPU1.3 GHz Quad-core, Mediatek chipset
RAM1GB
Storage8GB, microSD up to 32GB
CameraBack: 2MP

Front: 2MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, USB 2.0, FM Radio
Sensorsfingerprint (rear-mounted), Light, accelerometer, proximity, compass
Network2G, 3G
Battery1800mAh (removable)

Tecno W1 Price In Kenya

ShopPrice
SafaricomNot available
JumiaNot available
Phone PlaceKSh4,900.00 Order Now!
Phones StoreNot available
Phone Point KSh5,000.00 Order Now!

Tecno W2

Tecno W2

Key Features 
Display4.5 inches, 480 pixels x 854 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v6.0 Marshmallow
CPU1.3 GHz Quad-core, Mediatek chipset
RAM1GB
Storage8GB, microSD up to 32GB
CameraBack: 5MP

Front: 2MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, USB 2.0, FM Radio
Sensorsaccelerometer
Network2G, 3G
Battery2500mAh (removable)

Tecno W2 Price In Kenya

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SafaricomNot available
JumiaKSh6,599.00 Order Now!
Phone Place KSh5,700.00 Order Now!
Phones Store KSh5,900.00 Order Now!
Phone PointNot available

Tecno F2

Tecno F2

 

Key Features 
Display5.0 inches, 854 pixels x 480 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid GO
CPU1.3GHz Quad core processor, Mediatek MT6737 chipset
RAM1GB
Storage8GB, microSD up to 32GB
CameraBack: 5MP

Front: 2MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, microUSB 2.0, FM Radio
Sensorsaccelerometer, proximity
Network2G, 3G
Battery2000mAh (removable)

Tecno F2 Price In Kenya

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SafaricomNot available
JumiaKSh6,759.00 Order Now!
Phone Place KSh6,900.00 Order Now!
Phones Store KSh6,800.00 Order Now!
Phone Point KSh6,950.00 Order Now!

Tecno F3 (POP1)

Tecno F3

 

Key Features 
Display5.5 inches, 960 pixels x 480 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v7.0 Nougat
CPU1.3GHz Quad core processor, Mediatek MT6737 chipset
RAM1GB
Storage8GB, microSD up to 32GB
CameraBack: 5MP

Front: 5MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, microUSB 2.0, FM Radio
Sensorsaccelerometer, proximity
Network2G, 3G
Battery2400mAh (removable)

Tecno F3 (POP1) Price In Kenya

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SafaricomNot available
JumiaKSh7,399.00 Order Now!
Phone Place KSh8,400.00 Order Now!
Phones Store KSh8,500.00 Order Now!
Phone Point KSh8,600.00 Order Now!

Tecno W3 LTE

Tecno W3 LTE

Key Features 
Display5.0 inches, 480 pixels x 854 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v6.0 Marshmallow
CPUDual-core 1.3GHz, MediaTek MT6572 chipset
RAM1GB
Storage8GB, microSD up to 32GB
CameraBack: 5MP

Front: 2MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, FM Radio, MicroUSB
SensorsAccelerometer, Proximity, Light
Network2G, 3G,4G
Battery2500mAh

Tecno W3 LTE Price In Kenya

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SafaricomNot available
JumiaKSh12,000.00 Order Now!
Phone PlaceNot available
Phones Store KSh8,200.00 Order Now!
Phone PointNot available

Tecno WX3 

Tecno WX3

Key Features 
Display5.0 inches, 480 pixels x 854 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v7.0 Nougat
CPU1.3 GHz Quad-core, Mediatek chipset
RAM1GB
Storage8GB, microSD up to 32GB
CameraBack: 5MP

Front: 5MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, USB 2.0, FM Radio
Sensorsaccelerometer, proximity
Network2G, 3G
Battery2500mAh (removable)

Tecno WX3 Price In Kenya

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Tecno WX3
SafaricomNot available
JumiaKSh6,950.00 Order Now!
Phone Place KSh6,900.00 Order Now!
Phones Store KSh6,900.00 Order Now!
Phone Point KSh6,800.00 Order Now!
Tecno WX3 LTE
SafaricomNot available
JumiaKSh8,230.00 Order Now!
Phone Place KSh8,000.00 Order Now!
Phones Store KSh8,200.00 Order Now!
Phone Point KSh8,000.00 Order Now!

Tecno WX3 P

Tecno WX3 Pro

Key Features 
Display5.0 inches, 480 pixels x 854 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v7.0 Nougat
CPU1.3 GHz Quad-core, Mediatek chipset
RAM1GB
Storage8GB, microSD up to 32GB
CameraBack: 5MP

Front: 5MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, USB 2.0, FM Radio
Sensorsaccelerometer, proximity
Network2G, 3G
Battery5000mAh (removable)

Tecno WX3 P Price In Kenya

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SafaricomNot available
JumiaKSh7,699.00 Order Now!
Phone Place KSh7,900.00 Order Now!
Phones Store KSh8,000.00 Order Now!
Phone Point KSh8,400.00 Order Now!

Tecno WX4

Tecno WX4

Key Features 
Display5.0 inches, 720 pixels x 1280 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v7.0 Nougat
CPU1.3 GHz Quad-core, Mediatek chipset
RAM1GB
Storage16GB, microSD up to 32GB
CameraBack: 8MP

Front: 8MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, USB 2.0, FM Radio
Sensorsfingerprint (rear), accelerometer, proximity, light
Network2G, 3G
Battery2800mAh (removable)

Tecno WX4 Price In Kenya

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SafaricomNot available
JumiaKSh9,899.00 Order Now!
Phone Place KSh9,300.00 Order Now!
Phones Store KSh9,600.00 Order Now!
Phone Point KSh9,400.00 Order Now!

Smartphones From 10K to 20K

Tecno Spark K7

Tecno Spark K7

Key Features 
Display5.5 inches, 720 pixels x 1080 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v7.0 Nougat
CPU1.3 GHz Octa-core, Mediatek chipset
RAM1GB
Storage16GB, microSD up to 32GB
CameraBack: Dual 13MP

Front: 5MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, USB 2.0, FM Radio
Sensorsfingerprint (rear-mounted), Light, accelerometer, proximity, compass
Network2G, 3G
Battery3000mAh (non-removable)

Tecno Spark K7 Price In Kenya

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Tecno Spark K7 With 1GB RAM
SafaricomNot available
JumiaKSh9,949.00 Order Now!
Phone PlaceNot available
Phones Store KSh10,300.00 Order Now!
Phone Point KSh10,300.00 Order Now!
Tecno Spark K7 With 2GB RAM (AKA Tecno Spark Plus)
SafaricomNot available
JumiaKSh11,800.00 Order Now!
Phone Place KSh11,700.00 Order Now!
Phones StoreNot available
Phone Point KSh11,800.00 Order Now!

Tecno Pouvoir 1

Key Features 
Display5.5 inches, 720 pixels x 1280 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v7.0 Nougat
CPUQuad-Core 1.3GHz, Mediatek MT6737 chipset
RAM1GB
Storage16GB, microSD up to 32GB
CameraBack: 8MP

Front: 5MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, microUSB 2.0, FM Radio
Sensors accelerometer, proximity, g-sensor
Network2G, 3G
Battery5000mAh

Tecno Pouvoir 1 Price In Kenya

ShopPrice
SafaricomNot available
JumiaKSh10,750.00 Order Now!
Phone Place KSh10,400.00 Order Now!
Phones StoreKSh10,600.00 Order Now!
Phone Point KSh10,600.00 Order Now!

Tecno Spark 2

Key Features 
Display6.0 inches, 720 pixels x 1280 pixels screen resolution(18:9 aspect)
Operating SystemAndroid v8.0 Oreo: GO Edition
CPUQuad-Core 1.3GHz, MediaTek MT6580WP chipset
RAM1GB
Storage16GB, microSD up to 32GB
CameraBack: 13MP

Front: 8MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, microUSB 2.0, FM Radio
SensorsFace ID, fingerprint(rear), accelerometer, proximity, g-sensor
Network2G, 3G
Battery3500mAh(non-removable)

Tecno Spark 2 Price In Kenya

ShopPrice
SafaricomNot available
JumiaKSh11,299.00 Order Now!
Phone PlaceNot available
Phones StoreNot available
Phone PointNot available

Tecno Spark Pro K8

Key Features 
Display5.5 inches, 720 pixels x 1080 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v7.0 Nougat
CPU1.3 GHz Octa-core, Mediatek chipset
RAM1/2GB
Storage16GB, microSD up to 32GB
CameraBack: Dual 13MP

Front: 8MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, microUSB 2.0, FM Radio
Sensorsfingerprint (rear-mounted), Light, accelerometer, proximity, compass
Network2G, 3G, 4G
Battery3000mAh (non-removable)
Read more about the Tecno Spark Pro K8

Tecno Spark Pro K8 Price In Kenya

ShopPrice
SafaricomNot available
JumiaKSh11,690.00 Order Now!
Phone Place KSh11,800.00 Order Now!
Phones Store KSh11,700.00 Order Now!
Phone Point KSh11,700.00 Order Now!

Tecno Spark Plus K9

Tecno Spark Plus K9

Key Features 
Display6.0 inches, 720 pixels x 1280 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v7.0 Nougat
CPU1.5 GHz Quad-core, Mediatek chipset
RAM2GB
Storage16GB, microSD up to 32GB
CameraBack: 13MP

Front: 5MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, USB 2.0, FM Radio
Sensorsfingerprint (rear), accelerometer, proximity, light, compass
Network2G, 3G
Battery3400mAh (non-removable)

Tecno Spark Plus K9 Price In Kenya

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SafaricomNot available
JumiaKSh13,299.00 Order Now!
Phone Place KSh13,200.00 Order Now!
Phones Store KSh13,300.00 Order Now!
Phone Point KSh13,300.00 Order Now!

Tecno Pouvoir 2

Key Features 
Display6.0 inches, 720 pixels x 1280 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v8.0 Oreo
CPUQuad-Core, Mediatek MT6737 chipset
RAM2GB
Storage16GB, microSD up to 128GB
CameraBack: 13MP

Front: 8MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, microUSB 2.0, FM Radio
Sensors Face ID, fingerprint(rear), accelerometer, proximity, g-sensor
Network2G, 3G, 4G
Battery5000mAh

Tecno Pouvoir 2 Price In Kenya

ShopPrice
SafaricomNot available
JumiaKSh13,999.00 Order Now!
Phone PlaceNot available
Phones StoreNot available
Phone PointNot available

Tecno W5

Tecno W5

Key Features 
Display5.5 inches, 720 pixels x 1280 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v6.0.1 Marshmallow
CPU1.3 GHz Quad-core, Mediatek chipset
RAM2GB
Storage16GB, microSD up to 64GB
CameraBack: 13MP

Front: 5MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, USB 2.0, FM Radio
Sensorsfingerprint (rear), accelerometer, proximity, light, compass
Network2G, 3G, 4G
Battery3000mAh (non-removable)

Tecno W5 Price In Kenya

ShopPrice
SafaricomNot available
JumiaKSh15,299.00 Order Now!
Phone PlaceNot available
Phones StoreNot available
Phone PointNot available

Tecno L9

Tecno L9

Key Features 
Display5.5 inches, 720 pixels x 1280 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v7.0 Nougat
CPU1.3 GHz Quad-core, Mediatek chipset
RAM1GB
Storage16GB, microSD up to 64GB
CameraBack: 8MP

Front: 5MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, USB 2.0, FM Radio
Sensorsfingerprint (rear), accelerometer, proximity
Network2G, 3G
Battery4000mAh (non-removable)

Tecno L9 Price In Kenya

ShopPrice
SafaricomNot available
JumiaNot available
Phone Place KSh14,200.00 Order Now!
Phones StoreNot available
Phone Point KSh14,400.00 Order Now!

Tecno L9 Plus

Tecno L9 Plus

Key Features 
Display6.0 inches, 720 pixels x 1280 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v7.0 Nougat
CPU1.3GHz quad-core, Mediatek chipset
RAM2GB
Storage16GB, microSD up to 128GB
CameraBack: 13MP

Front: 5MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, USB 2.0, FM Radio
Sensorsfingerprint (rear), accelerometer, proximity, light
Network2G, 3G
Battery5000mAh (non-removable)

Tecno L9 Plus Price In Kenya

ShopPrice
SafaricomNot available
JumiaKSh13,799.00 Order Now!
Phone Place KSh14,200.00 Order Now!
Phones Store KSh14,200.00 Order Now!
Phone Point KSh14,300.00 Order Now!

Tecno Camon CX Air

Tecno Camon CX Air

Key Features 
Display5.5 inches, 720 pixels x 1280 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v7.0 Nougat
CPU1.25GHz quad-core, Mediatek chipset
RAM2GB
Storage16GB, microSD up to 128GB
CameraBack: 13MP

Front: 13MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, USB 2.0, FM Radio
Sensorsfingerprint (rear), accelerometer, proximity, light
Network2G, 3G, 4G
Battery3200mAh (non-removable)

Tecno Camon CX Air Price In Kenya

ShopPrice
SafaricomNot available
JumiaKSh13,299.00 Order Now!
Phone Place KSh13,300.00 Order Now!
Phones Store KSh13,200.00 Order Now!
Phone Point KSh13,300.00 Order Now!

Tecno Camon CM

Tecno Camon CM

Key Features 
Display5.7 inches, 720 pixels x 1440 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v7.0 Nougat
CPU1.25GHz quad-core, Mediatek chipset
RAM2GB
Storage16GB, microSD up to 128GB
CameraBack: 13MP

Front: 13MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, USB 2.0, FM Radio
Sensorsfingerprint (rear), accelerometer, proximity, light
Network2G, 3G, 4G
Battery3000mAh (non-removable)
Read more about Tecno Camon CM

Tecno Camon CM Price In Kenya

ShopPrice
SafaricomKSh16,999.00 Visit Safaricom Shops to buy
JumiaKSh14,750.00 Order Now!
Phone Place KSh14,800.00 Order Now!
Phones Store KSh14,700.00 Order Now!
Phone Point KSh14,800.00 Order Now!

Tecno Camon CX

Tecno Camon CX

Key Features 
Display5.5 inches, 1080 pixels x 1920 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v7.0 Nougat
CPUOcta-Core 1.5GHz, MT6750T Mediatek chipset
RAM2GB
Storage16GB, microSD up to 128GB
CameraBack: 16MP

Front: 16MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, USB 2.0, FM Radio
Sensorsfingerprint (rear), accelerometer, proximity, light, G-sensor
Network2G, 3G, 4G
Battery3200mAh (non-removable)

Tecno Camon CX Price In Kenya

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Tecno Camon CX 16GB
SafaricomNot available
JumiaKSh15,199.00 Order Now!
Phone Place KSh15,700.00 Order Now!
Phones Store KSh15,800.00 Order Now!
Phone Point KSh16,000.00 Order Now!
Tecno Camon CX 32GB
SafaricomNot available
JumiaNot available
Phone Place KSh17,600.00 Order Now!
Phones StoreNot available
Phone Point KSh17,500.00 Order Now!
Tecno Camon CX Manchester City Edition
SafaricomNot available
JumiaNot available
Phone Place KSh27,500.00 Order Now!
Phones Store KSh27,500.00 Order Now!
Phone Point KSh27,000.00 Order Now!

Tecno Camon X

Key Features 
Display6.0 inches, 720 pixels x 1440 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v8.0 Oreo
CPUOcta-Core 2.0GHz, Mediatek chipset
RAM3GB
Storage16GB, microSD up to 128GB
CameraBack: 16MP

Front: 20MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, USB 2.0, FM Radio
Sensorsfingerprint (rear), accelerometer, proximity, compass, ambient light
Network2G, 3G, 4G
Battery3750mAh

Tecno Camon X Price In Kenya

ShopPrice
SafaricomNot available
JumiaKSh17,499.00 Order Now!
Phone Place KSh17,400.00 Order Now!
Phones Store KSh17,500.00 Order Now!
Phone Point KSh17,300.00 Order Now!

Tecno Phantom 6

Tecno Phantom 6

 

Key Features 
Display5.5 inches, 1080 pixels x 1920 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v6.0 Marshmallow
CPU2.1GHz Deca-core, MediaTek Helio X20 chipset
RAM3GB
Storage64GB, microSD up to 128GB
CameraBack: Dual 13MP + 5MP

Front: 8MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, USB 2.0, FM Radio, NFC
SensorsAccelerometer, Proximity, Iris scanner
Network2G, 3G, 4G
Battery2700mAh (non-removable)

Tecno Phantom 6 Price In Kenya

ShopPrice
SafaricomNot available
JumiaKSh22,999.00 Order Now!
Phone Place KSh18,000.00 Order Now!
Phones Store KSh18,100.00 Order Now!
Phone Point KSh18,300.00 Order Now!

Smartphones Above 20K

Tecno Camon X Pro

Key Features 
Display6.0 inches, 1080 pixels x 2160 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v8.1 Oreo
CPUOcta-Core 2.0GHz, Mediatek Helio P23 chipset
RAM4GB
Storage64GB, microSD up to 128GB
CameraBack: 16MP

Front: 24MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, USB 2.0, FM Radio
Sensorsfingerprint (rear), Face ID, accelerometer, proximity, compass, ambient light
Network2G, 3G, 4G
Battery3750mAh

Tecno Camon X Pro Price In Kenya

ShopPrice
SafaricomNot available
JumiaKSh23,449.00 Order Now!
Phone Place KSh23,400.00 Order Now!
Phones Store KSh23,500.00 Order Now!
Phone Point KSh23,500.00 Order Now!

Tecno Phantom 6 Plus 

Tecno Phantom 6 Plus

Key Features 
Display6.0 inches, 1080 pixels x 1920 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v6.0 Marshmallow
CPU2.0 GHz 64-bit Deca-core, MediaTek Helio X20 chipset
RAM4GB
Storage64GB, microSD up to 128GB
CameraBack: 21MP

Front: 8MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, USB 2.0, FM Radio, NFC
Sensorsfingerprint (rear), accelerometer, Proximity, iris scanner
Network2G, 3G, 4G
Battery4050mAh (non-removable)

Tecno Phantom 6 Plus Price In Kenya

ShopPrice
SafaricomNot available
JumiaNot available
Phone PlaceNot available
Phones StoreNot available
Phone Point KSh28,000.00 Order Now!

Tecno Phantom 8

Tecno Phantom 8

Key Features 
Display5.7 inches, 1080 pixels x 1920 pixels screen resolution
Operating SystemAndroid v7.0 Nougat
CPU Octa-core 2.60 GHz Cortex, MediaTek chipset
RAM6GB
Storage64GB, microSD up to 2TB
CameraBack: Dual 12MP + 13MP

Front: 20MP
ConnectivityWLAN, Bluetooth, GPS, USB 2.0, NFC
Sensorsfingerprint (rear), accelerometer, Proximity,
Network2G, 3G, 4G
Battery3500mAh (non-removable)

Tecno Phantom 8 Price In Kenya

ShopPrice
SafaricomKSh31,999.00 Visit Safaricom Shops to buy
JumiaKSh31,999.00 Order Now!
Phone Place KSh31,800.00 Order Now!
Phones Store KSh32,000.00 Order Now!
Phone Point KSh32,000.00 Order Now!

Tecno Smartphones Prices In Kenya In 2018

Tecno PhonePriceRAM/Storage
Tecno F2KSh. 6,8501GB/8GB
Tecno F3KSh. 8,4991GB/8GB
Tecno Spark K7KSh. 10,3991GB/16GB
Tecno Camon CX AirKSh. 13,3992GB/16GB
Tecno Camon CMKSh. 14,9992GB/16GB
Tecno Camon XKSh. 17,4993GB/16GB
Tecno Camon X ProKSh. 23,9994GB/64GB
Tecno Phantom 8KSh. 29,9996GB/64GB

This list is updated on a regular basis to provide you with the latest pricing information. We hope it will help you find the type of smartphone that you are looking for.

Learn More About These Smartphones

They are products of Tecno Telecom Limited. This company started in July 2006. It is based in Hong Kong. It specializes in  mobile phones and it has built a good name for itself by providing high quality products at low prices. Currently, Tecno is one of the most popular smartphone brands in Kenya. Affordability is one of the key factors that have greatly contributed to the success of this brand in Kenya.

Tecno Phones In Kenya

Handsets in the Camon series are camera centric.  They are meant to provide clear, sharp pictures.  The Camon C5 was the first phone in this series. Camon X and the Camon X Pro are the latest Tecno Phones in this series.

Phones in the W series come with wallet friendly price tags. The WX3 is the latest mobile in this series. W3 LTE is one of the cheapest 4G phones in Kenya right now.

Smartphones in the Boom J series are built to provide the best experience to music lovers.  The Boom J8 is the latest phone in the Boom series.

Tecno phones in the L series are battery beasts.  They are the best if you are looking for a gadget that you can use for several days after a full recharge. The L9 & the L9 Plus Plus are the latest phones in this series.

F series consists of budget friendly smartphones. This is where you will find some of the cheapest phones in Kenya. The F1, F2 and F3 are the latest mobile handsets in this series.

The smartphones in the Phantom series have high-end features but come at pocket friendly prices. Most expensive Tecno mobile phones in Kenya are in this series. The Phantom 8 is the latest phone in this series.

Quick Facts

Tecno mobile phones have been growing in popularity among Kenyans looking for good gadgets on a shoestring budget. Fortunately, the Chinese company is constantly launching new smartphones in Kenya. Here, you will find their latest smartphones in Kenya, their features and prices. Here are a few things that you should know:

  • These handsets are products of a Chinese company known as Tecno Mobile. This company is a subsidiary of Hong Kong based Transsion Holdings. Transsion Holdings also owns Infinix and Itel brands.
  • The company was established in 2006.
  • Tecno is among the top 3 mobile brands in Kenya.
  • The Tecno F2, F3, Camon X and Camon X Pro are the latest smartphones from Tecno in Kenya.
Should you buy Tecno Mobiles?

These smartphones  are very popular in Kenya because they are affordable.  They make it possible for people who are on a budget to enjoy features that were reserved to people who can afford high-end phones.  With as low as KSh. 5000, you can buy a smartphone with decent specs that will serve almost all your needs.  If you are willing to spend a little more, you can buy a more powerful smartphone with a decent camera, screen and battery.