Launched in July 2020, TECNO POUVOIR 4 comes with a dedicated Google Assistant button that lets you quickly start your assistant anywhere, anytime. The main highlights and focused features of this device are its power-horse battery and its large screen. It's a device that comes with a 6000mAh battery and 7" HD screen with 480 nits of brightness.
More than expected, the TECNO POUVOIR 4 is one of the devices listed to get an upgrade to Android 10 and the latest TECNO's HiOS version. POUVOIR 4 has many more exciting features we want to talk about. Here's our review of the TECNO POUVOIR 4
DESIGN & DISPLAY
In terms of design, the TECNO POUVOIR 4 is one of the beautiful phone designs of 2020. Taking a similar design with the TECNO CAMON 15 launched earlier, POUVOIR 4 has a rectangular-shaped camera layout housing the Quad-camera setup and as well a fingerprint sensor. The POUVOIR 4 comes in three beautiful gradient colours of Cosmic Shine， Ice Jadeite，Fascinating Purple.
TECNO POUVOIR 4 has the biggest display on any TECNO phone till date. It has 7-inch Dot-Notch LCD with a max resolution of 720*1640 pixels with 90.55% screen-to-body ratio. The nicest part here is that the TECNO POUVOIR 4 screen has 480 nits brightness, giving you the ultimate viewing experience and making the screen usable in almost every condition.
In contrary to its predecessor, TECNO POUVOIR 4 features a physical Google Assistant button, which makes opening your assistant a piece of cake. Just tap the button anytime and let your assistant do anything for you ranging from texting to calling, listening to music, and many more.
PERFORMANCE, STORAGE & RAM
The POUVOIR 4 is powered by MediaTek Helio A22, an Octa-Core processor with a max clock speed of 2.0GHz. It features a sufficient 3GB RAM and 32GB of internal storage. For the average user, the TECNO POUVOIR 4 runs smoothly in day-to-day tasks. If you're looking for a larger internal storage and RAM, you should look forward to the POUVOIR 4 Pro, which has 128GB ROM and 6GB RAM instead.
SOFTWARE & FEATURES
In terms of software, POUVOIR 4 runs on HiOS 6 based on Android 10. If you're looking for a custom Android skin loaded with tons of user-centered features, HiOS is one of the best you can choose from. While still keeping the UI friendly and not too far from stock Android, HiOS 6 comes with lots of cool features like Social Turbo, Game Mode, Smart Panel, Micro Intelligence, Fonts and Themes, and all Android 10 features.
One of our best features on TECNO POUVOIR 4 is the integrated Social Turbo feature. What this feature does is to help take your WhatsApp to a next level. You can easily save your friends' WhatsApp status, read received/deleted messages without notifying the sender, create your own stickers, record WhatsApp voice calls, beautify your face and use flash during video calls, and many more.
Also, POUVOIR 4 is the first MediaTek powered device to receive Android 11 beta in 2020. If you own one a POUVOIR 4, you're among the lucky users to enjoy Android 11 and the improved HiOS 7, expected to come in Q1 of 2021.
Surprisingly, the cameras on POUVOIR 4 performs excellently. It features an AI Quad Camera setup at the rear and a single selfie camera. The main rear shooter here is a 13MP with a big f/1.8 aperture. It has three other sensors at the back which contains a 2MP f/2.4 lens for macro shots, 2MP f/2.8 depth sensor lens, and an AI lens. There's a single 8MP camera embedded in the Dot-Notch screen. Any picture you click with the POUVOIR 4 camera will surely turn out beautiful. There are various camera modes like AI camera, AI Bokeh/Portrait, AI Beauty mode, Panorama, Wide-Selfie, etc. It also supports digital camera zoom up to 8X and 77° shooting angle.
It's the giant battery for us on TECNO POUVOIR 4! Revealing the glory of the TECNO POUVOIR series as a battery king, POUVOIR 4 comes with a gigantic 6000mAh non-removable battery. On normal usage, this device is tested to have a power standby for 4 days. Even if you're a hardcore phone user, you'll find it difficult to consume the POUVOIR 4's battery. Be it watching movies, playing games, binging Netflix, using the Camera, etc., POUVOIR 4 gives you the long-lasting power experience you desire.
Rarely seen in its price range, POUVOIR 4 features dual stereo speaker system coupled digital sound effects, which takes the sound quality of this device to a whole new level. With the dual stereo speakers here, you get high-quality sound output with clear treble and bass. Also, the integrated sound effects work flawlessly whether you're listening over the speakers or through your headphones.
TECNO POUVOIR 4 KEY SPECS
- 7-inches Dot-Notch display
- 480 nits brightness
- 720*1640 pixels
- MediaTek Helio A22 Octa-Core
Storage & RAM
- 3GB RAM
- 32GB ROM
- Dedicated SD-card slot
- 13MP Quad rear camera
- Quad-LED flashes
- 8MP selfie camera
- 6000mAh; Non-removable.
- Android 10
- HiOS 6.1