Tecno POVA 2 goes official in India with a 7000mAh battery
The price starts at 10,499!
Tecno has launched a phone in the Indian market under its “POVA” lineup named the Tecno POVA 2. The “POVA” series from Tecno is all about huge batteries and the latest device is no exception. It succeeds the Tecno POVA which launched with a 6,000mAh battery last year. The POVA 2 takes it one step ahead and comes with a humongous 7,000mAh battery. The last time we saw a phone with a 7,000mAh battery launching in India was in February this year when the Galaxy F62 launched. So, it is quite rare to see a phone with a battery of this much capacity.
Design-wise, the phone looks quite unique and it is even more impressive when we also consider the fact that this phone starts at Rs 10,499. At this price range, smartphone brands rarely focus on making their phones look different from the rest but that’s not the case with this phone. There is a huge “POVA” branding on the back. The phone has four cameras and they are placed in a rectangular camera module. The fingerprint scanner sits on the right side and doubles as the fingerprint scanner.
On the front, Tecno POVA 2 has a huge 6.9-inch LCD with Full-HD+ resolution and a touch response rate of 180Hz. The chipset doesn’t get a big upgrade from last year as it is the MediaTek Helio G85 compared to the HHelio G80 of the last year’s Tecno POVA. In terms of memory, there is either 4GB or 6GB of RAM paired with 64GB of 128GB of onboard storage.
There is a huge 7,000mAh battery under the hood that can be charged rapidly as the phone supports 18W fast charging as well.
In terms of the cameras, even though there are four cameras on the back, we think only one is useful. There is a primary 48 Megapixel shooter and along with this, there are three 2MP sensors. Yes, you read it right! There are not one or two but three 2MP sensors. There is a Quad-LED flash module as well. On the front, Tecno POVA 2 has an 8 Megapixel selfie shooter.
Finally, Android 11 runs out of the box with HiOS skin on top.
The phone comes in three colors named Polar Silver, Energy blue, and Dazzle Black. There are two storage options for the Indian market and the pricing is as follows –
4GB + 64GB – Rs 10,999
6GB + 128GB – Rs 12,999
Amazon is also offering a Rs 500 coupon when you buy this phone so that brings the starting price down to Rs 10,499. It will be available on Amazon starting the 5th of August.