Tecno has quietly announced the latest members of its gaming-focused Pova lineup of smartphones. The newly announced Pova Neo 3 is the successor to last year’s Pova Neo 2. The phone is now part of the brand’s official listing without any official teaser or announcement. In this article, we will discuss the essential details of Tecno Pova Neo 3, covering its features, availability, and expected price in Nepal.
Tecno Pova Neo 3 Overview:
Tecno Pova Neo 3 features a new Turbo-Mecha-like design with a glass front and plastic frame and back. It sports a large 6.82-inch IPS LCD panel with an HD+ resolution of 1640 x 720 pixels and a 20.5:9 aspect ratio. The display incorporates a hole-punch design to house the front camera, contributing to the device’s screen-to-body ratio of 83.51%.
The phone provides a 90Hz refresh rate and 480 nits of brightness. Furthermore, the phone features a dual-function power button that also serves as a fingerprint scanner.
Performance and Memory
The phone’s performance is driven by the MediaTek Helio G85 chipset built on a 12nm process. The Mali-G52 MC2 GPU complements the CPU by handling all the graphics-related tasks. It operates on HiOS 13, which is based on Android 13, and notably, it is the first Tecno phone to run on Android 13.
Tecno Pova Neo 3 comes in a single variant with 8GB RAM and 12GB of storage. The phone has a dedicated microSD card slot so a user can expand the storage when needed. Likewise, it also supports an extra 8GB of virtual memory.
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The Pova Neo 3 features an 8-megapixel front-facing selfie shooter accompanied by an LED flash. At the back, there is a dual camera setup; a 16MP primary camera, and an unspecified secondary camera supported by a dual-LED flash.
Battery and Connectivity
The phone is equipped with a 7,000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging. In addition to that, the Neo 3 comes with various connectivity options, including dual SIM support, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, a USB-C port, and a 3.5mm audio jack.
Tecno Pova Neo 3 Specification:
- Display: 6.82-inch HD+ IPS LCD panel, 90Hz refresh rate, 480 nits brightness
- Chipset: MediaTek Helio G85 CPU (12nm), Mali-G52 MC2 GPU
- Memory: 4GB RAM & 128GB storage / 8GB RAM & 128GB storage (expandable)
- Software & UI: HiOS 13, based on Android 13.
- Rear Camera: Dual
- 16 MP, (wide), AF
- Secondary unknown camera
- Front Camera: 8 MP
- Security: Fingerprint sensor (side-mounted, integrated with power button)
- Battery: 7000mAh with 18W charging
- Colors: Mecha Black, Amber Gold, and Hurricane Blue
Tecno Pova Neo 3 Pricing and Availability
The Pova Neo 3 is available in three color options, namely Mecha Black, Amber Gold, and Hurricane Blue. As of now, the price of Tecno Pova Neo 3 in Nepal has not been disclosed yet, but Tecno is likely to announce it in the near future. The new Pova Neo 3 is set to be released on July 29 this month.
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