Tecno Pop 3 Plus is the latest budget smartphone launched in December 2019 alongside the lower variant Pop 3. It is a known fact that the Tecno Pop series is targetted at the low budget users that desire to have a taste of a good Android phone with their limited resources. With this latest Pop 3 Plus, you’ve got to enjoy a long-lasting battery, bigger display, good quality camera, and fast processing speed at a great price in Nigeria. Just like the standard version we reviewed two days ago, Tecno Pop 3 Plus comes with 4G LTE to ensure you get the best browsing experience and speed. In this article, you are going to see the full specification of the new device, and where to buy the best quality at a reduced price.
Design and Display
This might actually sound like a joke but some of the latest Tecno smartphones in the market now like Spark 4 and the Tecno Pop 2 Plus comes with an outstanding slim and stylish design that makes them very difficult to resist when you see them with your friends. Likewise, Pop 3 plus, the slim and trendy design is impressive. With only 8.4mm thickness, Tecno POP 3 Plus brings you surprisingly comfortable holding experience and various practical functions for you to explore. The android smartphone comes in 3 colourful gradient back covers – Hillier Purple, Vacation Blue, and Midnight Black. The eye-catching color choices would make you easily stand out from the crowds. Unlike the standard Pop 3 with notchless display, Pop 3 Plus adopts the Dot notch display design- given the smartphone a more trendy and premium look.
In terms of display, the budget smartphone boasts of a big 6.52 6.52-inch Dot Notch Screen design, with a Super Fullview display. The phone features 720 x 1600 pixels of screen resolution with 89.5% screen-to-body ratio and category-defining 480 Nits brightness. The super fullview display and higher resolution offer you a better visual experience.
Camera and Battery
Taking more quality pictures has never been this easy with a budget smartphone like Tecno Pop 3 Plus. The phone is equipped with a single 8MP rear camera and an LED flash. The front features an 8MP camera for selfies and an LED flash hidden in the notch screen. With portrait mode, blur the background and be the focus of the photo to get the best portrait selfies of yours. 18 technologies are used to give natural retouch to your pictures. No need to go to make-up artist, AI beauty mode does professional beautification for you.
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As far as the battery is concerned, Tecno Pop 3 Plus hosts a massive 4000mAh battery that ensures you always get a stable power supply for daily work and life. In fact, the phone gives users 6 hours of video playback, 26 hours of calling, 6.9 hours of gaming or 110 hours of music – all in a single charge.
Hardware and Software
Tecno Pop 3 Plus is powered by a 2.0Ghz octa-core MT676 Helio A22 chipset paired with up to 1GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. The storage is expandable up to 128GB via a microSD card. For graphics, the phone is armed with PowerVR GE8320.
The phone runs HiOS based on Android 9 Pie. As smartphone privacy and security are key these days, POP 3 Plus comes with advance AI face recognition technology which captures 170 facial points to unlock the device.
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Tecno Pop 3 Plus Price in Nigeria
The Tecno Pop 3 Pus price in Nigeria is expected to be about N32,000 or less when it eventually enters the market. To buy or check the best deal, Jumia Nigeria is the best E-commerce website to use.
Tecno POP 3 Plus Full Specifications
|Processor||MediaTek MT676 Helio A22|
|Other Sensors||Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Gyroscope|
|Fingerprint Sensor Position||Rear|
|Operating System||Android v9.0 (Pie)|
|Sim Slots||Dual SIM, GSM+GSM|
|Model||POP 3 Plus|
|Launch Date||December 01, 2019|
|Sim Size||SIM1: Nano SIM2: Nano|
|Network||4G: Available (supports Indian bands) 3G: Available, 2G: Available|
|Audio Jack||3.5 mm|
|Audio Features||Dolby Atmos|
|Chipset||MediaTek MT676 Helio A22|
|Processor||Quad-core (2 GHz, Quad-core, Kryo 260 + 1.8 GHz, Quad-core, Kryo 260)|
|CPU||Quad-core CPU (4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|Colors||Hellier Purple, Midnight Black, Vacation Blue|
|Display Type||IPS LCD|
|Bezel-less Display||Yes with Dot notch|
|Screen To Body Ratio Claimed By The Brand||89 %|
|Pixel Density||272 ppi|
|Screen Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass v3|
|Screen To Body Ratio Calculated||84.7%|
|Screen Size||6.52 inches (16.51 cm)|
|Screen Resolution||720 x 1600 pixels|
|Touch Screen||Yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch|
|User Available Storage||Up to 15.56 GB|
|Internal Memory||16 GB|
|USB OTG Support||–|
|Expandable Memory||Yes Up to 128 GB|
|Settings||Exposure compensation, ISO control|
|Rear Camera Features||Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus|
|Shooting Modes||Continuous Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)|
|Flash||Yes LED Flash|
|Video Recording||1920×1080 @ 30 fps, 1280×720 @ 30 fps|
|Wifi||Yes Wi-Fi 802.11, ac/b/g/n|
|Wifi Features||Mobile Hotspot|
|USB Type C||Yes|
|USB Connectivity||Mass storage device, USB charging|
|Network Support||4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G|
|Gps||Yes with A-GPS, GLONASS|
|Sim 1||4G Bands:TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS:Available EDGE:Available|
|Sim Size||SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano|
|Sim 2||4G Bands: TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS:Available EDGE:Available|