Tecno F1 – The Tecno brand recently had a launch event where they unveiled some phones. The F1 was one of the phones unveiled in that event, as well as the other phone in the F-series which is the the F2.
Tecno wants to ensure that there is a phone for every reasonable budget and they keep releasing phones to fit this description.
Of course they also have impressive high-end phones, but in a bid to make sure that no one is left behind, they also manufacture low-end phones.
The Tecno F1 is one of those budget smartphones from Tecno so you don’t have to expect so much from the phone. The features of the phone are just okay and basic. The Tecno F1 is perfect for people on a very tight budget or people that just need another phone for their sim cards.
It is sold for about for about 24,000 NGN to 30,000 NGN. Variation in prices are as a result of some factors such as the place of purchase or the time of purchase.
You can purchase the Tecno F1 from any phone store around you, online sites or ecommerce sites.
F1 Key Specs and Features
We will be looking at the key features and specifications of this Tecno FI so that you can know better, what to expect from the phone.
F1 Design / Display
We will begin by looking at the design and display of the phone. While the Tecno F1 cannot be said to be super amazing with regards to design, it is quite okay.
The device which comes with an 18:9 aspect ratio comes with a lovely plastic build. The plastic build is a pattern that has been adopted by a lot of smart phone brands when they want to make low budget phones.
The front of the Tecno F1 is quite a busy one as it accommodates three capacitive touch buttons below the screen, speakers, sensors and the selfie camera located at the top of the phone.
About the screen, the phone features a 5.0-inch (854 X 480 pixels) IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. Before you start talking about how low this is, remember is a low budget phone and as such, you cannot expect it to pack a lot of impressive features.
Besides when you consider the price that the Tecno F1 is going for then you’ll see that the 5.0-inch (854 X 480 pixels) IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with an 18:9 aspect ratio is okay.
Tecno F1 Battery / Camera
The Tecno F1 comes with a 2,000mAh battery. Depending on the usage, it can last you for up a day and this is as a result of the low specs on the smartphone which consumes less power.
The phone also does not support fast charging. If you are not satisfied with the battery features of the phone then you can opt for mid-range to premium smartphone instead.
The Tecno F1 features a 5MP back camera with flash and a 2MP selfie camera. Of course picture lovers who want very bright and clear pictures will not love to make use of this phone. But there are definitely other reasons why people purchase this phone and they are satisfied.
F1 Hardware / Software
The smartphone operates with a MediaTek MT6580A running at 1.3GHz and a Mali-400 GPU for graphics munching. It also runs on latest Android 8.0 Oreo Go Edition optimized for a seamless predominance with Go version of pre-installed apps.
The storage and memory, the device comes with a 512MB RAM and 8GB of internal storage. You can expand the storage up to 32GB by making use of a MicroSD card. The phone also supports 3G.