Tecno Pouvoir 3 Plus Key Features/Specs
- Battery: 6000mAh with fast charging
- Display: 6.35 inches
- Rear Camera: 13MP + 8MP + 2MP triple rear cameras with quad flash
- Front Camera: 13MP selfie camera with dual flash
- OS: Android 9.0 version
- SIM: dual SIM standby
- Memory: 3/4 GB RAM and 32/64 GB ROM options
- 4G Network Bands: Available
- Processor: MediaTek Helio P22, Octa-core 2.0GHz
Tecno Pouvoir 3 Plus with huge 6000mAh battery capacity is the latest addition to the Pouvoir series from Tecno Mobile. It’s a worthy upgrade to the Pouvoir 3 and as we already know, this lineup of devices from the Chinese smartphone makers boasts of long-lasting batteries and this one is not an exception.
TECNO Pourvoir 3 Plus aka TECNO LB8 packs comes with a 6.35-inch AMOLED touchscreen display – the first of its kind from the brand although it’s still pinned at 720 x 1548 pixels. It comes with 3GB/4GB RAM options and 32GB/64GB inbuilt storage options respectively. The device runs on latest Android 9.0 Pie version, triple rear camera setup with quad flash and 13 megapixels front camera with double flash for your selfies.
A lot will be said about this device in this review article to equip you with the right information before walking into any store to buy the new Pouvoir 3 plus smartphone.
Tecno Pouvoir 3 Plus Design
The back of the phone which is made of plastic material houses the fingerprint sensor used for unlocking the device. It also houses the triple cameras and flashlight at the back.
The phone has curved edges and the right-hand side houses the power and volume control buttons as well as SIM slot while the left hand side has the google assistant button and micro SD card slot.
Under the phone, you will see 3.5 mm audio jack for your earpiece, USB port for charging the phone as well as charging other phones with it using its OTG features and the speakers. But in the upper end of the phone, there is no port or opening as it’s just plain.
Because of its massive battery, the smartphone weighs 209 and measures 9.17mm in thickness, making it a bit heavy.
Pouvoir 3 Plus is available in three color options including Gold, Black and Blue.
Tecno Pouvoir 3 Plus Display
It has a sizable screen size of 6.35-inch HD+ AMOLED display at 720 x 1548 pixels resolution which uses the trendy 19:9 aspect ratio with a waterdrop notch up top to house the single front-facing camera.
The screen is protected with an Asahi dragon tail glass. Also it has a quite visible albeit small chin down at the bottom.
TECNO Pouvoir 3 Plus Camera Review
Tecno Pourvoir 3 Plus comes with three cameras at the back plus another one camera at the front making it a total of four cameras on the device.
Tucked in its notch is the single selfie camera shooter, which is a 13MP snapper with an f/2.2 aperture. The features include FaceID, HDR and AI face beauty and dual LED flash for taking good selfies at night or in low-light areas.
The device can also shoot 720p videos at 30fps with its 13MP main camera, a secondary 8MP ultra wide-angle camera and lastly, a 2MP depth sensor camera for portrait mode shots.
Features of the Tecno Pouvoir 3 Plus rear camera include a Quad-LED flash, HDR, Panorama and Touch Focus. Just as the front-facing camera, the rear camera can also shoot 720p videos at 30fps as well as being able to shoot 1080p videos at 30fps.
Tecno Pouvoir 3 Plus Software & Performance
The device is powered by Mediatek Helio P22 SoC which has an octa-core processor clocked at 2.0GHz paired with a PowerVR GE8320 for games/graphics.
Note that the phone is available in two options – 3GB RAM + 32GB ROM version and 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM version.
Both versions runs on Android 9.0 Pie straight from the box but there is no word on whether it will receive OTA update later.
Additionally, it runs the TECNO HiOS Skin.
Pouvoir 3 Plus Connectivity
In terms of connectivity options, the Pouvoir 3 Plus supports a lot of 4G LTE bands including Glo 4G band , it has Bluetooth, WiFi, WiFi hotspot, GPS, a 3.5mm jack and a microUSB port for charging and file transfer with supports for USB OTG.
Battery power is the highlight of this phone, in fact, the battery capacity is the main selling point of Tecno Pouvoir 3 Plus as it comes with a 6,000mAh battery which can last you for 3 days on moderate usage after full charge.
While there is no official declaration of fast charging on Tecno Pouvoir 3 Plus, you can actually charge the phone fastly by using 10 W, 5v fast chargers like Oraimo charger and Original Samsung 10w fast charger.
Price and Availability
Tecno Pourvoir 3 Plus price in Nigeria ranges from N46,000 to N52,000 Naira while in the global market, you can get it for $150 or higher depending on the memory option you are going for.
Tecno Pouvoir 3 Plus Full Specifications
- Dimension: 158.96 × 75.98 × 9.17mm
- Material: Plastic
- Weight: 209
- SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Type: AMOLED touchscreen display
- Size: 6.35-inch
- Screen Resolution: 19:9, 720 x 1548pixels, 294ppi
- Multi-touch: Yes
Software and performance
- Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie
- Chipset: MediaTek Helio P22, Octa-core 2.0GHz
- RAM: 3GB/4GB RAM
- Internal Storage: 32/64GB
- Card Slot: Yes, up to 256GB (dedicated slot)
- Rear camera: Triple cameras consisting of 13MP + 8MP + 2MP – Quad-LED flash, HDR, Panorama
- Front Camera: 13MP – FaceID, HDR
Network and Connectivity
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, WiFi direct, hotspot
- Network 2G: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
- 3G: 2100 MHz
- 4G: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes
- USB: Yes, MicroUSB
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- Audio Jack: Yes
- Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (rear-mounted)
- NFC: No
- GPS: Yes
- Sensors: Gravity, Proximity and Light Sensor
- Capacity: 6,000mAh Non-removable
- Type: Li-Po
- Fast Charging: N/A
- OTG Support: Yes
Price and Availability
- Retail Price: N46,000 – N55,000
- Availability: Available
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Other Tecno Phones
Being a budget smartphone, Tecno Pouvoir 3 Plus is made with inferior plastic hardware but it’s features and especially the 6000mAh battery is a tempting feature that Africans especially Nigerians with poor electricity will embrace. Also the price is very affordable when compared with other devices with similar specs.