Meet Tecno Pop 2 Power With 4,000mAh More Energy

A power-focused counterpart -TECNO Pop 2 Power- was announced alongside the TECNO Pop 2. Learn more about this new phone here.

The TECNO Pop 2 surfaced recently from TECNO Mobile with Android Oreo Go Edition software. A power-focused counterpart -TECNO Pop 2 Power- was also announced alongside the smartphone.

Placing Pop 2 and Pop 2 Power side by side will reveal a whole lot of similarities. However, the Pop 2 Power scores some interesting points over the TECNO Pop 2. Its battery is almost twice the capacity of the former, and it also possesses fingerprint reader.

Let’s see more about this power-centric smartphone, people.

TECNO Pop 2 Power Quick Review

There was a time the 18:9 aspect ratio was the big deal in the phone world; it’s a completely different affair now. Most smartphones are delivering this screen space like there’s no tomorrow. That’s the same case with the TECNO Pop 2 Power. Its 5.5-inch display boasts of this 18:9 aspect ratio and 480p screen resolution. Adding to that, the display relays a pixel density of 196PPI.

Similar to the Pop 2 engraving in the camera setup, the Pop 2 Power’s name is boldly written on the left side of the rear camera. In the camera’s compartment, there’s the dual-LED flash that delivers brightness in low light conditions. Mind you, the primary camera takes images with the 5MP lens.

Up front, specifically in the top bezel, you have the 8MP fore camera for your selfie gusto. That way, you can capture beautiful selfies at will. Artificial Intelligence is in full core to enhance the finesse of the images. Even if you’re a Snapchat freak, you can also filter the images to your taste.

Android 8.1 Oreo Go Edition blended with the HiOS 3.3 discharge the software duties on this smartphone. MediaTek MT6580 chipset is the brain behind TECNO Pop 2 Power’s essence. On this chip, Mali-400 GPU and Quad-core 1.3GHz Cortex-A53 CPU.

The rear-placed fingerprint sensor allows you to protect apps & the entire phone from intruders. That doesn’t take out the efficiency of conventional security methods such as PINs, passwords and patterns. This device also joins the family of super-powered smartphones thanks to its 4,000mAh battery.

Asides its battery, another feature that got increased is its internal storage. You get an expandable 16GB internal memory to store files. A 1GB RAM is also in place to sort out multitasking.

Key TECNO Pop 2 Power Specification
  • Display 5.5-inch IPS capacitive touchscreen, 960 x 480 pixels
  • OS Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition)
  • Processor Quad-core 1.3GHz MediaTek Processor
  • Storage 16GB ROM + 1GB RAM (MicroSD card up to 32GB)
  • Camera 5MP Rear/8MP Front (With LED light)
  • Battery 4,000mAh
  • Price N28,000 – N33,000
TECNO Pop 2 Power Full Specifications and Features

General Features
  • Platform: Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition); HiOS 3.3
  • Processor: Quad-core MediaTek MT6580A
  • GPU: Mali-400 MP2
  • Memory: 1GB
  • Colours: Black, Champagne Gold
  • Dimension: 149.76 x 72.8 x 9.35 mm
  • Weight: –
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM
  • Display
  • Display: 5.5-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 960 X 480 pixels
  • Screen Protection: –
  • Rear Camera: 8MP camera, 720p Video@30fps
  • Rear Camera Features: LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, Panorama
  • Front Camera: 5MP camera, 480p Video@30fps
  • Built-in Storage: Yes, 16GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 32GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –
Network Support
  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X: –
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: –
Internet & Connectivity
  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: –
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v4.2 with A2DP
  • NFC: –
  • Infrared Blaster: –
  • USB Port: MicroUSB 2.0 with USB On-The-Go (OTG)
  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: –
  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.265 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes
  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GPS
  • Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
  • Digital Compass: –
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: –
  • Barometer: –
  • SpO2: –
  • Pedometer: –
  • Heart Rate Monitor: –
  • Gyroscope: –
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes
  • Iris Scanner: –
  • Face Unlock: –
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: –
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
  • Voice Control: –
Other Features
  1. Video Streaming: Yes
  2. Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  3. Wireless Charging: –
  4. Built-in Mobile Payment: –
  5. Water Resistant: –
  6. Dust Resistant: –
  7. Image Editor: Yes
  8. Video Editor: Yes
  9. Document Viewer: Yes
  10. Document Editor: Yes
  1. Battery: 4,000mAh removable Li-ion battery
TECNO Pop 2 Power Availability, Price & Where to buy TECNO Pop 2 Power

The TECNO Pop 2 Power launched in December 2018; it is available in colours Black & Champagne Gold. You can order the phone from any of the online shopping markets using the links below.

TECNO Pop 2 Power retails at ₦28,000 – ₦33,000 in Nigeria.
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