Hey there! Are you looking to get yourself a good camera phone? Well, you should read this comparison review of tecno camon x pro vs tecno camon 11 pro with open mind so you can choose one if you can’t afford a Samsung galaxy S9+, Google Pixel 3 XL or Huawei Mate 20 Pro.
The Camon X Pro and Camon 11 Pro are the latest tecno phones on their series. Both are launched in 2018 with couple of similarities but lot of differences.
Tecno Camon 11 Pro Vs Tecno Camon X Pro ~ Introduction.
Tecno Camon X Pro was announced on the 5th of April 2018 at Tecno Global Spring that took place in Lagos, Nigeria alongside a mini version dubbed Camon X and couple other smartphones that run on Android Oreo Go.
When compared to Camon Cx and Camon CM that debuts in 2017 and January 2018 respectively, you will have no issue figuring out the X Pro was really a worthy upgrade across major departments.
Tecno Camon 11 Pro made its first debut in November 2018 as a successor to the camon x pro. However, what most people have problem figuring out is if it is actually worthy of been called an upgrade when placed side by side with the X Pro.
It also has a mini standard version dubbed camon 11 with discrepancies in memory, processing power, camera and available colors.
Design & Display.
Both camon x pro and camon 11 pro are made out of polycarbonate plastic material. However, tecno chose to use a polished design on the rear of the camon x pro while utilizing a diamond fire design at the rear of the camon 11 pro as seen on the phantom 8.
Among the trending front design on a smartphone is 18:9 aspect ratio and notch display at 19:9 aspect ratio. The camon x pro feature the former while the camon 11 pro feature the latter.
Above the display of the X Pro are the front facing camera, earpiece, flash, notification LED and proximity sensor. All these are placed inside the notch of the camon 11 pro.
The camon 11 pro has pretty tiny bezel on both sides and at the bottom compare to that of the camon x pro.
There is nothing above both device however, at the bottom are the speaker, micro-USB, microphone and 3.5mm headphone jack for both device. On the right side, you have the volume rocker and power button and on the left is the sim + sd card slot.
At the rear, the camon x pro camera and the LED flash are horizontally arranged at the top left corner while the camon 11 pro dual camera and LED flash are vertically arranged also at the top left corner. The fingerprint scanner is still round in shape and its position remain the same as it is on most device.
Camon 11 Pro IPS LCD display is 6.2-inch in size with HD+ display @ 720 x 1500 pixels featuring 19:9 aspect ratio, 268 PPI aspect ratio and 500 nits brightness. The camon x pro on the other hand uses a 6.0-inch IPS LCD display with FHD+ display @ 1080 x 2160 pixels featuring 18:9 aspect ratio and 402 PPI pixel density.
In case you are why the drop in the display quality, the chipset powering the 11 pro doesn’t support more than HD+ display. Meaning you can’t watch FHD+ video on it. But it compliment for that in other departments.
Processing Power, Software & Storage.
Tecno camon X pro is powered by 2.0GHz Octa Core MediaTek Helio P23 processor and handling the graphics is the Mali G71 MP2 GPU. Its processing power is supported by 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage expandable up to 128GB with an SD card.
Powering the Tecno camon 11 pro is a 2.0GHz Octa Core MTK Helio P22 processor with IMG PowerVR GE8320 handling the graphics and 6GB RAM that ensure smooth and multitasking performance. It is also packed with 64GB internal storage which you can expand up to 128GB using an SD card.
Camon 11 Pro runs on HiOS version 4.1 while Camon X Pro runs on HiOS version 3.3 both based on Android 8.1 Oreo.
Camera & Battery.
The camon x pro is accompanied by 16MP rear camera with ring flash. Both arranged horizontally at the top left corner of the device while the camon 11 pro boast of a dual 16MP + 5MP rear camera with Quad LED flash arranged vertically at the top left corner.
Front facing camera of the camon 11 pro is an AI powered 24MP with support AR Emoji and Face ID while camon x pro uses an ordinary 24MP camera with support for Face ID.
Both device have camera bump which makes them not rest their back well when placed on a flat horizontal surface. Not that it spoils anything, phone like the iPhone XS Max also has camera bump.
Both device are packed with 3750 mAh battery capacity that can take you through a whole day on fair usage.
Connectivity & Color.
Both device support dual sim card, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi direct, hotspot and Bluetooth.
Camon X Pro from Tecno mobile is available in Black and Red while the Camon 11 Pro is available only in Nebula Black.
Price of Tecno Camon X Pro Vs Tecno Camon 11 Pro.
You can get the camon x pro for 74,000 – 76,000 Naira on slot and Jumia and the camon 11 pro for 75,000 – 77,000 Naira online and offline.
Both the camon x pro (18:9 without notch) and camon 11 pro (19:9 with notch) feature great design, it now boils down to your own personal preference. If you are among those that do not like the notch display, you might want to opt for the camon x pro.
While the camon 11 pro has a bigger screen size 6.2-inch with HD+ the camon x pro has the best display display FHD+ on 6.0-inch. Meaning you will enjoy multimedia and entertainment more on the camon x pro.
Both device runs on the same Android 8.1 Oreo but the HiOS software on the camon 11 pro is better optimized for user experience and performance.
The camon 11 pro processor is a bit more powerful than that of the camon x pro and with the combination of 6GB RAM on the 11 pro as against 4GB RAM on the X Pro, you can expect overall better performance from the 11 pro.
Both device uses the same 3750 mAh battery and the same 24MP front facing camera. The camon 11 pro has an additional 5MP camera at the rear alongside the main 16MP camera that accompanied both device.
Talking of how much , i think it is safe to say they are in the same price range.
By now, i believe you must have known which of the two devices to go for. Do not hesitate to use the comment box and social sharing buttons.