Techno Mobile Pova Unboxing and Review

TECNO Mobile, the global premier mobile phone brand, has unveiled last October 15, 2020, its newly rebranded high-end series, POVA. With its outstanding processor and superior battery, POVA is built to elevate consumer experiences.

This smartphone is exclusively available at the TECNO Mobile PH Official Store in Shopee Mall and comes in two attractive colors, Magic Blue and Speed Purple, and is priced at PHP 6,999.


Tecno Pova comes in silver box. At top of the box, you can see its brand name Tecno while the name POVA is written in the middle. Tecno Pova comes with the phone itself, tempered glass, warranty card, clear case, 18W charger, earphones and sim card ejector.

  • micro USB and charger
  • Earphones
  • Tempered Glass Film
  • SIM Card Ejector
  • Clear Case
  • 12+1 Months Warranty Card

Design and Display

Pova has a 6.8-inch dot-in display screen that offers immersive displays that avid gamers and streaming enthusiasts will appreciate. It gives you a screen with a 90.4% perfect screen ratio allowing for a much better viewing experience and an extremely sharp display.

Pova is made with thermal conductive material and 3D multi-layer craftsmanship, greatly improving the efficiency of heat dissipation and effectively reducing the rise of charging temperature.

You can find the punch-hole cutout 8MP AI selfie camera in front at the top left corner of the display.

On the left side, you can find the sim tray and a red button for Virtual Google assistant.

On the right side of Pova, you can find the volume power button and volume rocker,

On the bottom part, you can find the the micro-USB port and the 3mm jack.

At the back, you can find the rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and the 13 megapixel  quad-camera and the flash.


Tecno Pova  features 13MP F/1.85 aperture clear lens + 2MP depth control lens + 2MP macro lens + AI lens + super quad flash + strong support from Helio G80 image processing ability and AI algorithms, POVA expands its shooting scene range and makes corresponding refinement and enhancement so as to capture more impressed photos. AI beauty, Super night mode, Portrait mode, AI detection, all have essential upgrades.

Sample photos using Tecno Pova:


POVA has the 2.0GHz 12nm MediaTek Helio G80 octa-core processor, Mali-G52 2EEMC2 GPU, 6GB RAM, and 64GB expandable storage.

For gamers wanting a high-performance experience, POVA’s 128GB + 6GB memory, along with its HyperEngine Game Technology, gives enthusiasts a seamless lag-free experience, providing dynamic performance and sustained gameplay. The Helio G80 Gaming Processor will unlock intelligent resource management in game mode, and enhanced power management for high intensity gaming when going for the win. 

The device operates on HiOS, which is a customized version of the Android™ 10  operating system. Customize as you like, and tailor-make it to suit your style. The operating system is also bundled with utility applications that allow users to free up memory, freeze applications, limit data accessibility for applications, and more.


Effectively enhance the anti-interference ability of Wifi signal and improve the transmission quality through the special design of independent antenna. Intelligently detect network condition and switch LTE or Wifi connection to ensure better network stability.

Newly added full scene network signal enhancement function – SMART COMM – follows and checks the network connection status all the time, and links to the network quickly only within 5 seconds when signal dropping. All contributes to smoother and stable game experience.


POVA is armed with a colossal battery capacity of 6000mAh providing users with a standby time of 30 days, and the ability to play music for 8 days straight, on just a single charge. The battery is supported with an 18W dual IC flash charger, which increases charging efficiency by 20%.

 POVA supports 18W dual IC flash charge! Charging for 10 minutes, enabling calling for 2.4 hours or music playing for 20 hours. Compared with 18W single IC fast charge, the charging efficiency increased by 20%. Recharging in a much speedier way. Powerful flash charge is compatible with multiple charging protocols and has passed global CB/CE/UL/BIS safety certification.

Overall, Tecno mobile Pova is the perfect budget-friendly gaming phone. I’m very impressed with its specs and battery life! I also tested it on my current favorite online game, Ragnarok and I did not experience any lag during the game. I also love the Game Mode feature so I mute all incoming notifications while playing.

With Tecno mobile Pova, I don’t need to worry if I will not bring a power bank and I can still play games even when I’m out of the house.


Display: 6.8-inch 2.5D LCD (IPS) screen w/ HD+ 1640 x 720 resolution at 264 ppi
CPU: 2.0GHz 12nm MediaTek Helio G80 octa-core processor
GPU: Mali-G52 2EEMC2
ROM: 64GB expandable via microSD card slot up to 512GB (dedicated)
Back Camera: 13MP f/1.8 + 2MP macro + 2MP depth + 2MP AI + Quad Flash
Selfie Camera: 8MP f/2.0 + Dual Flash 
Battery: 6,000mAh w/ 18W Dual IC Flash Charge
OS: Android 10 w/ HiOS 7.0
Connectivity: WiFi, 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, FM Radio, GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS, BeiDou, Galileo, dual SIM
Sensors: Accelerometer, light, orientation, proximity, gyroscope, sound, magnetic, pressure
Others: Fingerprint sensor, face unlock, IR Blaster, Splash-proof nano-coating, dual-mic, USB-C, Colors: Magic Blue, Speed Purple, Dazzle Black
Dimensions: 171.23 x 77.57 x 9.4 mm
Weight: 185 g



  1. Manilyn Inciso Dacut
    October 22, 2020 at 9:50 am

    Wow ang ganda din po ng specs😍

  2. Jhie Vinas
    October 22, 2020 at 10:08 am

    I really like its features especially the long battery life. It is perfect for gamers also.

  3. MA D EL
    October 22, 2020 at 11:11 am

    Ang galing ng specs nitong Pova,sobrang linaw pa ng camera

  4. Yanpaladquisol
    October 22, 2020 at 11:55 am

    Panalo ang specs nito, gusto ko Yung speed purple ang affordable pa ❤️

  5. Jeng Manalo
    October 22, 2020 at 12:54 pm

    Mukang maganda to ms Lhyzie love the specs at yung baterry nya ang laki ng capacity matagal na gamitan perfect for gamings and for online home schooling

  6. Erica Sosing
    October 22, 2020 at 2:35 pm

    Ang Ganda po netong Techno PoVA mommy, ang Ganda ng specs nya, super linaw ng cam at long lasting pa po ang battery life nya. Overall, Tecno mobile Pova is the perfect budget-friendly gaming phone and talagang ideal phone po eto for homeschooling 😊

  7. Antoniette Sanchez David
    October 22, 2020 at 5:07 pm

    Napaka ganda naman ng UNBOXING mo sa pova phone momsh at Masasabi kong sulit ang specs at ang ganda pwede muna imodel sa mga friends mo at bago mong phone

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