Tecno’s spring launch saw the release of a bunch of smartphones among which you have the F-series. The best of the F-series bunch released happens to be the Tecno POP1 or you can call it Tecno F3. Like the rest of the smartphones, the Tecno F3 looks to bring you a lovely affordable device as well as the recent 18:9 full view trend to enjoy. Cool right? Yes, I know you would say that. Let’s get right into it then.
Where to Buy Tecno F3 (Tecno POP 1)
5.7-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 960 X 480 pixels
Quad-Core MediaTek MT6580A CPU with 1GB RAM
8GB built-in storage, up to 32GB with a memory card
5MP rear camera and 5MP front camera
2, 400mAh removable Li-Po battery
Design and Display
There’s quite a distinction between the Tecno F3 and the remaining smartphones of the F-series and not in a bad way. Although, this smartphone is also made of plastic it sure has a better aesthetics. The smartphone is bigger and somehow this reveals the beauty of the 18:9 aspect ratio more. The back panel is also adorned by a black distinct design at the top where you have the camera and flash alongside POP 1 inscription written on top.
The story is quite the same with the Tecno F3, with sort of the same offering as its lesser counterparts in the series, besides its bigger size by the way. It features a 960 X 480 pixels display with a size of 5.7-inch. On the good side, the smartphone has reduced bezels bordering the display
Battery and Camera
As you would have noticed, these budget smartphones don’t really offer much in terms of battery capacity and the same goes for the Tecno F3. However, the smartphone has a 2, 400mAh which should be enough to serve you till the end of the day depending on your usage.
Talking about cameras on entry level smartphones like this one, it is basically the same story and that is, it doesn’t take stellar pictures. Nonetheless, for its level the pictures are okay. In light of this, the smartphone has the same pixel camera and that is a 5MP camera on both ends with flash too.
Hardware and Software
On the inside there’s really no difference in the hardware in the Tecno F3 and F2. Right here, you have a MediaTek MT6580A with 4 cores running at 1.3GHz and a Mali-400 GPU. This is the exact same thing you find in all the F-series smartphones released.
Furthermore, the smartphone also sports a nice 1GB RAM and 8GB storage to go with it. This can, however, be expanded to 32GB with a memory card. Like the rest, it runs Android 8.0 Oreo Go edition tailored to suit entry level smartphones like this one.
Pricing and Availability
The smartphone is available for sale in a number of smartphone retail centers and online shopping platforms, For about 33, 000 naira depending on the deal and your location. NAIJATEECHGUIDE.