The Tecno Pop 4 is an affordable mid-range smartphone from Tecno Mobile. The device is the direct successor of the Pop 3 and it comes with some exciting upgrades.
For example, it has a bigger screen size of 6.0 inches, a massive battery of 5000 mAh, and enough inbuilt storage.
Tecno Pop 4 Key Specs & Features
- 6.0 inches IPS LCD Display, 480 x 960 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~219 ppi )
- Android 10, Go Edition
- Quad-Core MediaTek MT6580 (32nm)
- 2GB RAM
- 32GB Built-in Storage up to 128GB Memory Card
- 5 MP Rear Camera
- 8 MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint Scanner (Rear)
- 3G Network
- Non-Removable Li-Ion 5000 mAh Battery
Design and Display
The Tecno Pop 4 spot a decent body design. However, the device lacks the trending notch but instead has a small bezel on the top which houses the front cameras and speaker. The bottom has the same bezel as well but free from anything. It’s just there for fancy.
The Pop 4 has a nice panel with exquisite texture lines that brings in different light and shadow effects. It adopts a 2.5D screen design while the whole body is wrapped to be sleek to offer a perfect grip.
Buyers will comfortably hold the new Pop 4. You will also notice a new camera module design on the panel. The handset has a screen size of 6.0 inches with 480 x 960 pixels resolution.
The screen also has a charging indicator embedded on it. So when your device is charging, you should be able to see the charging status on the screen.
There is display protection but not from gorilla glass. Overall, the Tecno Pop 4 offers a 73.2% screen-to-body ratio.
Moving to the camera aspect, the device comes with a better front camera than the main camera. The 8 MP positioned on the front has an upgraded algorithm for better selfies and AI beautification.
You can also take amazing photos using the single 5 MP snapper on the pack which is paired with an LED flash. The camera has support for 720p video resolution. There is also a Face ID on the front camera and it has an LED flashlight as well.
Hardware and Software
On the inside, the budget Tecno Pop 4 has a 1.3GHz Quad-Core processor which helps the Mediatek MT6580 chipset to carry out its task smoothly. It also has Mali-400MP2 for graphics and gaming.
The phone is further blessed with an inbuilt memory of up to 32GB ROM for photos, music, videos, and files storage. It has 2GB RAM and runs on Go Edition based on Android 10.
This means you will get lighter Apps and games that will run smoothly on the device. You can also expand the storage via the SDcard slot.
Battery and Network
The top-selling point of the Tecno Pop 4 is the massive 5000 mAh battery. The battery although does not come with fast charging technology but Tecno claims it will last for 23.6 hours of constant calling, 10.8 hours of watching a video and 69.2 hours listening to music using earphones.
You can always charge the battery through the micro USB cable. Sadly it lacks a 4G LTE network which left us with just a 3G network.
Other connectivity options on the Tecno Pop 4 includes GPS, FM radio, and Wi-Fi.
Tecno Pop 4 Price and Availability
Tecno Pop 4 price in Nigeria starts at around 37,000 Naira. The smartphone costs 490 GHs in Ghana and 9,000 KSh in Kenya.
You can buy the device in Frozen Lake Green, Dawn Blue, and Cosmic Shine colors.
Tecno Pop 4 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Tecno Pop 4:
- Platform: Android 10, Go Edition
- Processor: Mediatek MT6580 (32nm), Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7 (32nm)
- GPU: Mali-400MP2
- Memory: 2GB RAM
- Colours: Frozen Lake Green, Dawn Blue, Cosmic Shine
- Dimension: 144.0 x 73.8 x 10.6 mm
- Weight: 183 g
- SIM Type: Micro-SIM, dual stand-by
- SIM Count: Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.0 inches IPS LCD Display, 480 x 960 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~219 ppi )
- Screen Protection: Yes
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 5 MP, 720p
- Rear Camera Features: LED Flash, HDR, Panaroma
- Front Camera: 8 MP, LED Flash
- Built-in Storage: 32GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, micro SDcard
- Bundled Cloud Storage: Yes
- 2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
- 2G CDMA 1X: Yes
- 3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 1900
- 3G CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: No
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: No
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4
- NFC: No
- Infrared Blaster: Yes
- USB Port: Micro USB 2.0
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: No
- SpO2: No
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Rear)
- Iris Scanner: No
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: Yes
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: No
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 5000 mAh Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: No