TECNO Mobile Camon 17 Pro Price in the Philippines Starts at PHP 9,990 for 8GB RAM + 128GB ROM Version

Earlier this year, global handset brand TECNO Mobile launched a few gaming-centric entry-level Android smartphones in the Philippines which were all well-received by their Filipino fans.

On July 1, 2021, the company introduced two new handsets that will surely delight budget-conscious mobile consumers who love taking photos and selfies.

TECNO Mobile Camon 17 Pro is the more expensive of the two new models and this one is out in two variants. The 8GB RAM + 128GB ROM version goes for PHP 9,990 while the 8GB RAM + 256GB ROM variant sells for PHP 10,990. Both are available in two colorways, namely, California Silver and Malibu Blue, which are depicted in the images in this post.

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Although the Camon 17 Pro is more pricey than its sibling in this new series (which is the TECNO Mobile Camon 17P), it is nonetheless more powerful and more feature-packed across the board.

One of the strongest selling points of the TECNO Mobile Camon 17 Pro would have to be its 48 MegaPixel front-facing camera that delivers high-resolution, ultra-clear, and super brilliant selfies even in low light conditions. If you enjoy snapping photos of yourself alone or with your loved ones for sharing on social media, you will definitely appreciate this key feature.

Now, if you enjoy using your smartphone to snap images other subjects including food, places, plants, toys, or what-have-you, then the Quad Rear Camera Module of TECNO Mobile Camon 17 Pro should you great flexibility in your mobile photography experience. 

The most powerful camera in this line-up is the 64 MegaPixel main shooter which also has the highest resolution, largest sensor, and widest aperture for great low light performance and best dynamic range. The secondary 8 MegaPixel camera has a 119˚ Ultra-Wide lens making it ideal for landscape or architectural photography as well as for conveniently taking large family or barkada photos. The third camera is a 2 MegaPixel Depth Sensor enabling Portrait Mode and finally, the last one is a 2 MegaPixel black-and-white or monochome shooter.

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For budding Youtubers and TikTokers, the Camon 17 Pro has main video recorder at the back that can shoot up to 4K 30fps clips while the one in front can record FullHD 1080p videos at 30fps.

Under the hood, this mid-level handset runs its HIOS 7.6 customized Android 11 operating system with a 12nm 2.05GHz Octa-Core MediaTek Helio G95 Processor with Mali-G76 MC4 that delivers an overall smooth daily mobile experience and more than decent gaming performance.

The generous amount of RAM at 8GB for both variants ensure lag-free multitasking experience even when jumping from one resource intensive application or game to another. The large internal storage options, which can easily be expanded using the dedicated microSD card slot, is great for those who love keeping many heavy games or apps on their smartphones or even those who enjoy recording 4K videos and snapping many high-res photos everyday.

TECNO Mobile Camon 17 Pro is powered by a large 5,000 mAh Li-Po battery that ensures at least a whole day of uptime even for power users. This pack also supports ultra-fast 33W charging so the owner can spend less time plugging the handset to a wall outlet and more time using the device for photography, gaming, and other fun activities.

For privacy and security, this smartphone has a side-mounted Fingerprint Scanner on top of Facial Recognition, and the usual Pattern and Passcode unlock features. All of these add a veritable layer of protection against those who want to check the handset's contents without the owner's consent or  permission.

Interested? TECNO Mobile Camon 17 Pro is now officially available at TECNO's Official Store in Shopee Philippines.

C the Best of You

TECNO Mobile has various events and activities that are lined up to help promote the Camon 17 Series in the Philippines. Among these are a livestream show featuring fan favorite local celebrities, which is  scheduled this July. There's also an upcoming meaningful photo exhibit, which will mark TECNO Mobile’s first CSR activity in the Philippines

Finally, the launch of the C the Best of You campaign features collaborations with Director Paul Soriano; Photographers Andrea Beluda, Niccolo Cosme, and Noel Guevara; and Celebrity Endorsers Andrea Brillantes, Donnalyn Bartolome, Jillian Ward and Mika Salamanca. This activity focuses on the central idea of seeing the best of you and follows different individuals on their journey towards self-discovery and self-expression.

TECNO Mobile will also be launching a C the Best of You hashtag challenge on TikTok, which will run from July 5 to 7, 2021. TikTok Creators who will take part in the challenge will have the chance to win TECNO Mobile Camon 17 Series smartphones.

TECNO Mobile Camon 17 Pro Specs
168.9 x 77 x 9 mm
201 grams
6.8 inches, FullHD+ 1080 x 2460 pixels, 395 ppi, IPS LCD
84.4% Screen-to-Body Ratio
90Hz Refresh Rate
Punch Hole
Quad Rear Camera Module:
64 MegaPixels, PDAF
8 MegaPixels, f/2.3 Aperture, 119˚ Ultra-Wide Lens, 1/4.0", 1.12µm
2 MegaPixels, f/2.4, Depth Sensor
2 MegaPixels, Monochrome
Front-Facing Camera:
48 MegaPixels, f/2.2, 1/2.0", 0.8µm
Video Recorder:
Back - 4K 30fps, 1080p FullHD 30fps
Front - 1080p 30fps
HIOS 7.6
Android 11
12nm 2.05GHz Octa-Core MediaTek Helio G95 Processor
Mali-G76 MC4
Dedicated microSD Slot
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth 5.0
Side-Mounted Fingerprint Scanner
USB Type C
USB On-The-Go
33W Fast Charging
Non-Removable 5,000 mAh Li-Po Battery
Polycarbonate Backplate with Metallic Finish
California Silver, Malibu Blue

TECNO Mobile Camon 17 Pro Price in the Philippines
Official SRPs:
8GB RAM + 128GB ROM = PHP 9,990
8GB RAM + 256GB ROM = PHP 10,990
Now Available in TECNO Mobile's Official Online Store in Shopee Philippines

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