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I Bet You Haven’t Heard of Tecno S6 Phone


Tecno S6 is an affordable smartphone launched by Tecno Mobile for those on a budget. The smartphone is an entry-level smartphone for light users.

The Tecno S6, is now the latest addition and qualifies as low budget series of smartphones which is also happening after the massive success Tecno i7, Tecno Camon CX Air and Camon CX mobile phones in Nigeria.

The Tecno S6 is released by Tecno mobile just few hours and be available in stores nationwide. The cellphone is powered by 5.0 inch display, powerful 3G capacity. The android 7 device is camera first focused with a tiny 5 megapixels, rear and 5 megapixels front facing camera for selfies and video calls.

The Tecno S6 is available in various colors which are blue, champagne gold, grey, rose-gold but it’s of 8GB model. Tecno S6 is an affordable smartphone launched by Tecno Mobile for those on a budget. The smartphone is an entry-level smartphone for light users.

Tecno S6 Key Specs

Resolution 480 x 854 pixel
Display 5.0 inches
OS Android Nougat
Rear Camera 5-megapixel
Front Camera 2-megapixel
microSD Storage Up to 32GB
Battery 2300 mAH
Design Plastic

Price: How much does Tecno S6 cost?

You can get the Tecno S6 in the US for $80 while the price on Canada starts at $102 depending on online retailer you choose from below. In Australia, the price starts at $104 but the price of Tecno S6 in UK is £58 while the EU countries can buy Tecno S6 for €66.

In Africa, you can buy the Tecno S6 in Nigeria for ₦22,000 and Kenya for KSh 8,260 while in Asia, specifically India, the price of Tecno S6 is RS 5,125.

*Prices here don’t reflect latest prices. Go to your favorite ecommerce website to check latest prices or ongoing deals. You can never tell what you might find especially with our top picks below!

Tecno S6 feat


Like most budget smartphone from Tecno, the S6 has a plastic back cover that’s removable. The cover has sleek and unique design that’s quite attractive and inviting. The rear loudspeaker should be able to delivery quality sounds as well. 

Loving the simple aesthetics at the rear, with the rear camera coming first then the LED flash, before the Tecno logo.

There’s no fingerprint scanner in sight here, measuring 9.6mm in thickness and available in Gold and Grey colors. Overall, the device weighs 170g, making it easy to hold and operate.


The compact screen won’t be winning any awards here, but it might just be what a light user needs. With three navigation buttons sitting at the bottom bezel, while the top houses the usual features like selfie camera, LED flash and others.

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The 5-inch HD IPS capacitive touchscreen has a resolution of 854 x 480 pixels and displays normal visuals which should be clear enough for users as well. Going with the price and and screen features, don’t expect magic with the screen though.


There’s a MediaTek chip running under the hood of the Tecno S6 phone with Quad-core processor and 32-bit CPU architecture. The 4-cores of processor reaches a normal speed of 1.3GHz with 28nm process technology. In charge of graphics is the ARM Mali-400 graphics processor.

As usual, it has just 1GB of RAM space for multitasking, with a memory speed of 533MHz as well. In terms of storage space, 8GB internal storage space is ready to accommodate all files and apps. The Tecno S6 runs on Android 7.0 Nougat with HiOS skin.


The Tecno S6 5MP rear camera comes with a LED flash for night photography as well. Overall, the camera captures natural looking images and record videos.

Take selfies whenever you want with the 2MP selfie camera, the camera comes with a dedicated flash for night video calls and selfies as well.

Battery Caapcity and Sensors

Tecno S6 packs a removable Li-ion 2300mAH to power all the above features and more, like the connectivity options which includes Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and sensors which include accelerometer, proximity and compass and light sensor.

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Tecno S6 Full Specifications

Smartphone Design  
Device Name Tecno S6
Type Touchscreen smartphone
Released Date Released September 2017
Dimensions and Size 145 x 72 x 9.6 mm
Weight (in grams)
Colors blue, champagne gold, grey, rose-gold
Number of SIM Two
SIM Dual Micro SIM / Mini-SIM
Material Plastic
Water Resistance No
Dust Resistance No
Type removable Li-ion
Battery Capacity 2300mAh
Talk time
Fast Charge
Wireless Charging No
Screen Type TFT Capacitive Touchscreen
Screen Size (inches) 5.0 inches
Resolution 480 x 854 pixel
Pixels Per Inch (PPI)
Colors 16 million colors
Screen Protection
Operating System Android 7.0 Nougat
Processor Type or Chipset Mediatek MT6580
Processor ARM Cortex-A7
Internal Storage 8GB
Expandable Storage Yes
Expandable Storage Type MicroSD
Maximum Expandable Storage Up to 32GB
Front or Secondary 2-megapixel, f/2.4 aperture
Rear or Primary 5-megapixel
Features Autofocus , Continuous shooting, Digital zoom, Exposure compensation, Face detection, Geotagging, HDR, ISO settings, Panorama, Scene mode, Self-timer, Touch focus,
White balance settings, CMOS Sensor
Wifi or Wi-Fi Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetooth Yes v4.0, A2DP
Infrared port No
USB MicroUSB v2.0
USB On-The-Go No
Headphone 3.5mm jack
Network Tecnology GSM / UMTS
Iris scanner No
Fingerprint No
Gyroscope No
Accelerometer Yes
Proximity Yes
Compass or Magnetometer No
Barometer No
Heart rate No
SpO2 No
Light Sensor Yes
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