Android 12 is now official and the Tecno Camon 17 was listed as one of the device to get the update. Now the company has officially confirmed that the device will be getting the update later this year. According to the company, it plans to roll out HiOS 8.5 based on Android 12 to the CAMON 17 soon.
A global update will be pushed to the users of the device towards the end of this year. Tecno has also scheduled the PHANTOM X to follow after CAMON 17 series has been updated. Speaking about the update, Tecno’s general manager Stephen Ha, said;
The company has always been committed to providing users in emerging markets with cutting-edge technologies synchronized with industry trends and continuously optimizing the experience of using our devices. We are excited about Android 12’s updates, which bring a more convenient and personalized experience to consumers ranging from a newUI design to comprehensive security and privacy protection upgrades.
It could be recalled that the Camon 17 came during the month of May and this was followed by the Pro version around June. Both versions came running the then latest Android 11 OS. The Camon series, is Tecno’s camera based device. That is, the series focuses more on the camera feature.
The new Android 12 update is expected to improve security and privacy, connectivity, user experience, gaming and more. Other features include theme and UI optimization and redesign. For the Camon 17, the HiOS 8.5 functions related to game performance will be further optimized, and the barrage features and call rejections will also continue to be optimized.