A Timeline Of The Latest Tecno Phones In Kenya Including Specs and Prices

Tecno phones are top selling brands of Android phones available in Kenya and other African countries.

They are the brainchild of Tecno Mobile – a Chinese manufacturer that started operations in 2006.

Tecno Mobile started its first R&D center in Shanghai, China with a main focus on the African and South Asian market.

However, they changed their name to TRANSSION Holdings and placed more focus on the African market after finding it to be the most lucrative.

Transsion Holdings is one of the biggest mobile manufacturers in Africa, housing popular brands like Tecno, Infinix & iTel.

Tecno smartphones are budget-friendly, feature rich and highly durable.

It is worth mentioning that Tecno also produces, Android tablets, Windows tablets, and featured phones.

So, if you are on the lookout for the latest Tecno Phone in Kenya, you’re in luck.

Here, you will find all Tecno smartphones and their prices in Kenya.

This article takes a look at the latest Tecno phones launched in the last 1 year as well as where to buy Tecno phones in Kenya.

Latest Tecno Phones In Kenya (2017 – 2018)


1) Tecno Phantom 8 (October 2017)

Quick Specs:

  • SIM Type: Dual SIM
  • 3G Network: Yes
  • 4G Network: Yes
  • OS: Android 7.0 Nougat + HiOS Custom UI
  • Display: 5.7-inch FHD Display, 1920 x 1080 Pixels with 2.5D glass
  • Dimension: 159.95 x 79.5 x 7.9mm
  • Colors: Galaxy Blue, Phantom Black and Champagne Gold
  • Processor Type: 2.6Ghz Octa-core MediaTek Helio P25 (MT6757CD)
  • Graphics Processor: ARM Mali-T880 dual GPU @ 1GHz
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Internal Storage: 64GB
  • External Storage: Yes, up to 2TB
  • Back Camera:  13MP + 12MP, Sony IMX386 dual rear cameras
  • Front Camera: 20MP with Flash
  • Fingerprint: Yes
  • Battery: 3500mAh with quick charge

Tecno Phantom 8 Price in Kenya is KSh 35,999: Click here to buy now.

2) Tecno S1 (September 2017):

Quick Specs:

  • SIM Type: Dual SIM
  • 3G Network: Yes
  • 4G Network: No
  • OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Display: 4.0 inch, 480 x 800 pixels
  • Dimension: 123.5 x 65 x 9.95 mm
  • Colours: Black, Blue, White
  • Processor Type: 1.3Ghz Quad-Core MediaTek
  • RAM: 512MB / 1GB
  • Internal Storage: 8GB
  • External Storage: Yes, up to 32GB
  • Back Camera:  2 MP (with dual-LED flash)
  • Front Camera: 0.3MP with Flash
  • Fingerprint: No
  • Battery: 1500mAh Removable

Tecno S1 Price in Kenya is KSh 4,500. Click here to buy now.

3) Tecno Spark K7 (August 2017)

Quick Specs:

  • SIM Type: Dual SIM
  • 3G Network: Yes
  • 4G Network: No
  • OS: Android 7 Nougat + HiOS Custom UI
  • Display: 5.5-inch HD IPS Display, 1280 x 720 pixels with 2.5D
  • Dimension: 153 x 76.4 x 7.9 mm
  • Colours: Champagne Gold, Phantom Black, Coral Blue, Metallic Red
  • Processor Type: 1.3Ghz Octa-core MediaTek Processor
  • Graphics Processor: —-
  • RAM: 1GB/2GB
  • Internal Storage: 16GB
  • External Storage: Yes, up to 32GB
  • Back Camera:  13.0MP with Flash
  • Front Camera: 5.0MP with Flash & Screen Flash
  • Fingerprint: Yes
  • Battery: 3000mAh with quick charge

Tecno Spark K7 price in Kenya is KSh 8,999. Click here to buy now.

4) Tecno Spark Plus K9 (August 2017)

Quick Specs:

  • SIM Type: Dual SIM
  • 3G Network: Yes
  • 4G Network: No
  • OS: Android 7 Nougat + HiOS Custom UI
  • Display: 6.0 HD IPS Display, 1280 x 720 pixels with 2.5D
  • Dimension: 162 x 82.6 x 7.75 mm
  • Colours: Champagne Gold, Phantom Black, Coral Blue, Metallic Red
  • Processor Type: 1.3Ghz Octa-core MediaTek Processor
  • Graphics Processor: —-
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Internal Storage: 16GB
  • External Storage: Yes, up to 32GB
  • Back Camera:  13.0MP with Flash
  • Front Camera: 5.0MP with Flash & Screen Flash
  • Fingerprint: Yes
  • Sensors: G-Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor and Fingerprint Sensor
  • Battery: 3400mAh with quick charge

Tecno Spark K9 price in Kenya is KSh 11,499. Click here to buy now

5) Tecno Camon CX (Mancity Limited Edition)

Quick Specs:

  • SIM Type: Dual SIM
  • 3G Network: Yes
  • 4G Network: LTE 3(1800) / 7(2600) / 20(800) / 28(700) / 40(2300)
  • OS: Android 7 Nougat + HiOS 2.0 Custom UI
  • Display: 5.5-inch, 1080 x 1920 pixels (400 PPI), IPS LCD touchscreen 2.5D display
  • Build: Metal Unibody
  • Dimension: 162 x 82.6 x 7.75 mm
  • Colours: Champagne Gold/ Sky Grey/ Elegant Blue/ Rose Gold
  • Processor Type: Mediatek MTK6750T Octa-Core @ 1.5Ghz
  • Graphics Processor: Mali-T860 MP2 650MHz
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Internal Storage: 64GB
  • External Storage: Yes, up to 128GB
  • Rear Camera:  16 megapixels, F/2.0 aperture, Sony IMX298, autofocus, ring flash
  • Front Camera: 16 megapixels, F/2.0 aperture, with dual flash
  • Fingerprint: Yes
  • Sensors: G-Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor and Fingerprint Sensor
  • Battery: 3200mAh with rapid charge v2.0

6) Tecno WX4

Quick specs:

  • Launch: July 2017
  • SIM Type: Dual SIM
  • 3G Network: Yes
  • 4G Network: Not Available
  • OS: Android 7.0 Nougat HiOs
  • Display: 5.0″ inches, 1280 X 720 HD display
  • Dimensions: 143.1 x 71.2 x 8.5(mm)
  • Weight: N/A
  • Colours: Rose Gold, Champagne Gold, Anthracite Grey, Elegant Blue
  • Processor: 1.3Ghz Quad-Core MediaTek processor
  • Graphics Processor: —
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Internal Storage: 16GB
  • External Storage: External SD Card up to 32GB
  • Rear Camera:  8 megapixels with LED flash
  • Front Camera: 8 megapixels with soft flash
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Sensors: G-sensor, Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Fingerprint scanner
  • Battery: 2800mAh

Tecno WX4 price in Kenya is KSh 8,499. Click here to buy now

7) Tecno WX4 Pro

Quick specs:

  • Launch: July 2017
  • SIM Type: Dual SIM
  • 3G Network: Yes
  • 4G Network: Not Available
  • OS: Android 7.0 Nougat HiOs
  • Display: 5.0″ inches, 1280 X 720 HD display
  • Dimensions: 143.1 x 71.2 x 8.5(mm)
  • Weight: N/A
  • Colours: Rose Gold, Champagne Gold, Anthracite Grey, Elegant Blue
  • Processor: 1.3Ghz Quad-Core MediaTek processor
  • Graphics Processor: —
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Internal Storage: 16GB
  • External Storage: External SD Card up to 32GB
  • Rear Camera:  8 megapixels with LED flash
  • Front Camera: 8 megapixels with soft flash
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Sensors: G-sensor, Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Fingerprint scanner
  • Battery: 2800mAh

Tecno WX4 Pro price in Kenya is KSh 10,499. Click here to buy now

8) Tecno WX3

Quick specs:

  • Launch: July 2017
  • SIM Type: Dual SIM
  • 3G Network: Yes
  • 4G Network: Not Available
  • OS: Android 7.0 Nougat HiOs
  • Display: 5-inch Touch Display, 480 x 854 pixels (196ppi)
  • Dimensions: 144 x 73 x 9.4 mm
  • Weight: N/A
  • Colours: Dark Blue, Champagne Gold, Sky Gray
  • Processor: 1.3Ghz Quad-Core MediaTek processor
  • Graphics Processor: —
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Internal Storage: 8GB
  • External Storage: External SD Card up to 32GB
  • Rear Camera:  5 megapixels with LED flash
  • Front Camera: 5 megapixels with soft flash
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Sensors: G-sensor, Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor,
  • Fingerprint: No
  • Battery: 2500mAh
  • Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Fingerprint scanner
  • Battery: 2800mAh

Tecno WX3 price in Kenya is KSh 8,499. Click here to buy now

9) Tecno WX3 P

Quick specs:

  • Launch: July 2017
  • SIM Type: Dual SIM
  • 3G Network: Yes
  • 4G Network: Not Available
  • OS: Android 7.0 Nougat HiOs
  • Display: 5-inch Touch Display, 480 x 854 pixels (196ppi)
  • Dimensions: 144 x 73 x 9.4 mm
  • Weight: N/A
  • Colours: Dark Blue, Champagne Gold, Sky Gray
  • Processor: 1.3Ghz Quad-Core MediaTek processor
  • Graphics Processor: —
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Internal Storage: 8GB
  • External Storage: External SD Card up to 32GB
  • Rear Camera:  5 megapixels with LED flash
  • Front Camera: 5 megapixels with soft flash
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Sensors: G-sensor, Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor,
  • Fingerprint: No
  • Battery: 5000mAh

Tecno WX3 P price in Kenya is KSh 7,499. Click here to buy now

10) Tecno L9

Quick Specs:

  • SIM Type: Dual SIM
  • 3G Network: Yes
  • 4G Network: NO
  • OS: Android 7 Nougat + HiOS 2.0 Custom UI
  • Display: 5.5 inches, 720 x 1280 pixels, 267 pixels per inch (PPI)
  • Build: Metal Unibody
  • Dimension: 151 X 76.2 X 8.2(mm)
  • Colours: Gold, Grey, Silver
  • Processor Type: 1.3GHz quad-core Cortex-A53 CPU, MediaTek MT6735M chipset, Mali-T720 GPU
  • Graphics Processor: Mali-T860 MP2 650MHz
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Internal Storage: 16GB
  • External Storage: Yes, up to 32GB
  • Rear Camera:  8.0MP with LED Flash
  • Front Camera: 5.0MP
  • Fingerprint: Yes
  • Sensors: G-Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor and Fingerprint Sensor
  • Battery: 4000mAh with rapid charge

Tecno L9 price in Kenya is KSh 8,699. Click here to buy now

11) L9 Plus

Quick Specs:

  • SIM Type: Dual Micro SIM
  • 3G Network: Yes
  • 4G Network: No
  • OS: Android 7 Nougat + HiOS
  • Display: 6.0-inch, 720 x 1280 pixels, IPS LCD touchscreen
  • Dimensions: 162 x 81.8 x 7.99 mm
  • Colours: Blue, Gold, Grey
  • Weight: 180g
  • Processor Type: MediaTek Quad-core 1.3 GHz Processor
  • Graphics Processor: —-
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Internal Storage: 16GB
  • External Storage: Yes, up to 128GB
  • Back Camera: 13 megapixels, autofocus, LED flash
  • Front Camera: 5 Megapixels with LED flash
  • Security: Fingerprint scanner
  • Battery: 5000mAh with rapid charge

Tecno L9 Plus price in Kenya is KSh 8,499. Click here to buy now

12) Camon CX (Launched in March 2017)

Quick Specs:

  • SIM Type: Dual Micro SIM
  • 3G Network: Yes
  • 4G Network: Band 3/7/20/28A/40
  • OS: Android 7 Nougat + HiOS 2.0 Custom UI
  • Display: 5.5-inch HD IPS Display, 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Protection:  2.5D water drop screen
  • Dimension: 152.8 x 75.8 x 7.75 mm
  • Colours: Pink, Grey, Gold, Purple
  • Processor Type: 1.5Ghz Octa-core Processor
  • Graphics Processor: —-
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Internal Storage: 16GB
  • External Storage: Yes, up to 128GB
  • Back Camera:  16 megapixels, autofocus with Quad ring flash
  • Front Camera: 16 megapixels with dual LED flash
  • Security: Fingerprint scanner
  • Battery: 3200mAh with quick charge

Tecno Camon CX price in Kenya is KSh 16,499. Click here to buy now

13) Camon CX Air

Quick Specs:

  • SIM Type: Dual Micro SIM
  • 3G Network: Yes
  • 4G Network: Band 3/7/20/28A/40
  • OS: Android 7 Nougat + HiOS 2.0 Custom UI
  • Display: 5.5-inch HD IPS Display, 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Protection:  2.5D water drop screen
  • Dimension: —
  • Colours: Pink, Grey
  • Processor Type: 1.25Ghz Quad-Core processor
  • Graphics Processor: —-
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Internal Storage: 16GB
  • External Storage: Yes, up to 128GB
  • Back Camera: 13 megapixels, autofocus with Dual LED Flash
  • Front Camera: 13 megapixels with LED Flash
  • Security: Fingerprint scanner
  • Battery: 3200mAh

Tecno Camon CX Air price in Kenya is KSh 12,499. Click here to buy now

14) Tecno Phonepad 3

Quick Specs:

  • Launch: July 2017
  • SIM Type: Dual SIM
  • 3G Network: Yes
  • 4G Network: Yes
  • OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Display: 7’inch 1280 x 720 ISP display
  • Dimensions: 188 x 98 x 7.95mm
  • Weight: 265g
  • Colours: Champagne Gold, Star Grey
  • Processor: 1.3Ghz Quad-Core MediaTek processor
  • Graphics Processor: —
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Internal Storage: 16GB
  • Rear Camera:  13 megapixels with dual LED flash
  • Front Camera: 5 megapixels with soft flash
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Sensors: G-sensor, Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor,
  • Fingerprint: yes
  • Battery: 4100mAh

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15) Tecno W5

Quick Specs:

  • SIM Type: Dual micro SIM with dual stand by
  • 3G Network: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G Network: YES, LTE 3(1800) / 7(2600) / 20(800)
  • OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Display: 5.5 inches, 720 x 1280 pixels. 300 PPI
  • Dimensions: 153.2 X 76.4 X 7.8 mm
  • Colours: Black
  • Weight: —
  • Processor Type: 1.3 GHz Quad-core processor
  • Graphics Processor: N/A
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Internal Storage: 16GB
  • External Storage: Yes, up to 64GB
  • Back Camera: 13MP camera, with single LED tone flashlight. Autofocus, Geo-tagging, touch focus, Panorama, HDR
  • Front Camera: 5MP front camera
  • Security: Fingerprint scanner
  • Battery: 3000mAh

16) Phantom 6

Quick Specs:

  • SIM Type: Dual SIM
  • Network:  2G/3G/4G LTE
  • OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow with HiOs
  • Display: 5.5 AMOLED Touchscreen
  • Dimension: 151.5 x 75.5 x 6.15mm
  • Build: Nano-Molded body with Aluminium Alloy Framework that is 6.15mm slim
  • Colours: Champagne Gold
  • Weight: N/A
  • Processor Type: 2.0GhZ Octa-core MediaTek Chipset
  • RAM: 3GB
  • Internal Storage: 32GB
  • External Storage: Yes, up to 128GB
  • Back Camera: 13MP AF + 5MP SONY IMX 258 Dual Back Camera with LED
  • Camera Features: 8% more HDR, 10% Less Noise, Ture tone flash, 180-degree wide viewing, Super Zoom, New Panorama, Night Pro
  • Front Camera: 8MP with Front flash
  • Battery: 2700mAh (Non-removable)
  • USB TYPE-C: Yes, with Lightspeed charge
  • Security: Iris scanner 2.0

17) Phantom 6 Plus

Quick Specs:

  • SIM Type: Dual SIM
  • Network: 2G/3G/4G LTE
  • OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow with HiOs
  • Display: 6.0 FHD LTPS capacitive touchscreen
  • Dimension: 160.35 x 83.46 x 7.7mm
  • Build: Full Metal
  • Colours: Champagne Gold
  • Weight: N/A
  • Processor Type: Deca-core 4x 2.5 GHz + 4x 2.0 GHz + 2x 1.4GHz MediaTek Helio x20 Chipset (saves 30% battery life)
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Internal Storage: 64GB
  • External Storage: No (Hybrid SIM)
  • Back Camera: 21MP SONY IMX 230 Camera with Dual Flash
  • Camera Features: Super light sensitive, excellent in collecting and processing light
  • Front Camera: 8MP with Front flash
  • Battery: 4050mAh (Non-removable)
  • Security: Fingerprint & iris scanner 2.0
  • USB TYPE-C: YES, with light speed

Wrap Up


There you have it. The latest Tecno phones and their prices in Kenya 2018.

Included in this list are some of the Tecno’s flagship devices like the Camon and Phantom Series as well as the mid-entry smart devices.

The Tecno W series are budget-friendly and don’t cost too much.

The L series are winners in the battery category. If you are buying a phone especially for its battery storage, then, make your choice from the L Series model.

All in all, there are so many affordable Tecno devices on the market.

We hope that this list will help to make a good choice of what device to buy. And in case you want more options, check out our post on the latest Infinix phones to buy in Kenya.

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