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Review: TECNO Mobile Pouvoir 4

Review: TECNO Mobile Pouvoir 4

We have in our hands a new device from the premium smartphone brand TECNO Mobile introducing the Pouvoir 4. A truly remarkable smartphone built with attractive features and a very affordable price for just PHP4,590 only.

Now available at partner retail stores available in Ice Jadeite, Cosmic Shine, Fascinating Purple color options.

Now let’s check out the box contents and features of the Pouvoir 4.


Checking out the contents of the box we have the Pouvor 4 unit, Documentations, Micro USB to USB Cable, Power Adaptor, Screen Protector, Earphones, Clear Protective Jelly Case, and SIM Toolkit.

Build, Controls and Ports

For this review we got Ice Jadeite color. The back material used is made of plastic and glass while the frame is built of polycarbonate material which makes this unit looks premium and durable.

At the back you can see the AI Quad Camera and a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner for added security plus the TECNO Mobile logo and model name.

Controls located on the right are for the volume keys and power button while on the other side you have a red button dedicated for the Google Assistant feature and near it holds the SIM tray (Dual SIM with expandable MicroSD). On the bottom you have the MicroUSB charging port, dual speakers, mic and a 3.5mm jack.


The Pouvoir 4 offers a large 7-inch HD+ Dot Notch IPS display  that is good for watching your favourite movies or playing your favorite games. The display has a 255 pixels per inch with a resolution of 1640 x 720 pixels providing you the best entertainment experience and amazing video display.

The display has a 2.5 D curved glass which has that slight curvature at the edge of the glass display making it a little more stylish.

Camera and Video

The rear camera is equipped with a 13MP AI Quad Camera with f/1.8 aperture, two 2MP cameras and an AI lens at the rear with Quad Flash. It also supports an 8X digital zoom function and 77-degrees shooting angle. Shooting modes available are Video, AI Cam, Beauty, Bokeh, AR Shot, and Panorama. There’s no Night Mode available but on future updates TECNO Mobile might add it on.

If you’re going to shoot video, it has the ability to capture either 1080p, 720p or 480p both available at the rear and front cameras. If you need extra light or to fill-in especially selfie videos, just select the LED flash option there’s a ready Quad LED flash light at the rear and two LED flash light located on the top of the front display.

On the top center of the dot notch display sports an 8MP AI Selfie camera with Dual Flash. All of the shooting modes are also present but with an additional Wide Selfie mode.

Here are some photos taken with the Pouvoir 4:

Video Sample at 1080p


Equipped with TECNO Mobile’s HiOS 6.0 which is built on Android 10 for a smooth and stable operating system. The Pouvoir 4 is powered with a 2.0GHz MediaTek Helio A22 MT6761 Quad Core processor, PowerVR Rogue GE8300 GPU, 3GB memory and a 32GB storage expandable via MicroSD card.

For added security you can choose to use the rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, Face Unlock, Screen Lock and an additional Smart Lock that keeps you phone unlocked in some situation such as when its in your pocket or near at your home.

HiOS 6.0 built on Android 10

Sound Quality

The Pouvoir 4 comes with dual stereo speakers offering a superb sound quality, whether you are listening on earphones or playing audio out loud. It has a built-in Dirac HD Sound, an audio performance enhancement technology, by turning on this feature it will drastically improves musical staging, voice clarity, and bass fidelity. Listening to music as well as watching movies was much better, clearer and better. It’s a good thing TECNO Mobile offered this state-of-the-art digital technology.


The Tecno Mobile Pouvoir 4 is equipped with a powerful and long-lasting 6,000 mAh battery that keeps this smartphone always power on. With that massive battery it’s capable of powering the Pouvoir 4 up to four days straight. With at full charge it can give you 792 minutes of movie time, 516 minutes of video recording and 638 minutes of action-packed gaming.

After we consumed the battery, we wanted to test the device how long will it take the 6,000mAh battery to have a 100% full charge. In just 10 minutes we already got a 6% charge on the battery. Then after 20 minutes an 18% increase, a 41% increase at 40 minutes and after 1 hour we have a 76% charge. It took us almost 3 hours to have the Pouvoir 4 6,000mAh battery a complete charge.


What We Love:

  • 7-inch HD Display
  • Large 6,000mAh Battery
  • AI Quad Camera Setup
  • Dual Speakers with DIRAC Audio Technology
  • Affordable Price
  • Security Feature
  • Google Assistant Button
  • Useful Magic Button for Gaming
  • Smooth HiOS 6.0 Operating Software Based on Android 10

What We Wish:

  • USB Type C Port and Cable
  • Upgrade Storage and Memory
  • Nightmode Feature on Camera

TECNO Mobile Pouvoir 4 Specifications:

  • Display: 7.0-inch HD IPS display, 1640 x 720 pixel resolution, 255ppi
  • Processor: 2.0GHz quad-core processor
  • Memory: 3GB RAM
  • Storage: 32GB internal storage, expandable via microSD
  • Camera: (Front) 8-megapixel front camera (Rear) 13-megapixel + macro + depth sensor rear cameras
  • Security: Rear-mounted fingerprint scanner
  • Sound: Dual Stereo speakers
  • OS: Android 10, HiOS
  • SIM: Dual SIM, Dual standby
  • Connectivity: 4G LTE / WiFi / Bluetooth / GPS
  • Others: FM Radio
  • Dimensions: 174.9 x 79.6 x 9.2mm
  • Colors: Cosmic Shine, Ice Jadeite, Fascinating Purple
  • Battery: 6,000mAh non-removable battery (MicroUSB)
  • Price: PHP4,590


About The Author

Raymund Ravanera is an accomplished and experienced graphic designer with almost 20 years of creative expertise working in the graphic design industry. He loves the latest gadgets, food and movies. Currently, he owns and manages megabites.com.ph, an online technology and lifestyle blog since 2015.

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