Tecno S3 Android phone Specifications review, features and price

Posted on Oct 31 2013 - 5:49pm by Chekwas Ojike

Another Tecno product here under review at Mymobnet! is Tecno S3 Android phone. We have below a full specifications and features and price of this 3.5 inch screen mobile device.

Why Tecno S3? What about Tecno S1 and Tecno S2? Whatever you may be thinking please note that this Tecno S3 is not in any way related to the Samsung Galaxy S3 device. It is a unique phone of its own proudly made by Tecno Telecom.

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We shall proceed to review and discuss some of the features of the Tecno S3 Android phone.

Hardware and Design:

Tecno S3 phone Photo: Tecno

Tecno S3 phone
Photo: Tecno

The Hardware and design is typical of Tecno Smartphones. The S3 may be the true upgrade of the Tecno n3 phone. It looks much alike to it too.

This Tecno S3 as usual is all plastic which helps to bring the price down and has no Home Button key but Touch all through except at the sides. In short it has the typical design of Android phones of its class.

Operating System:

Tecno S3 is preloaded with Android Jellybean 4.2. Things are changing rapidly in the Tech world. In as much as we commend them for loading this device with Jellybean 4.2, we remind Mymobnet! readers as we normally do that there is Android 4.3 and 4.4 and also that the over the air update of Tecno devices is almost impossible. But Jellybean 4.2 is an OS you should own and use, it is very stable too so Tecno carefully chose it to grace this S3!


The screen size of this device is 3.5 inches and it has a fitting resolution of 320*480 which brings a great display to the device.


This is simply a low end device with only 512Mb RAM and 1.0GHz duo core RAM. This specs is superb for this portable phone and lets you use the device at a speed you will appreciate.


Back is 2MP and front is 0.3MP. If you so much desire a camera that is at least nice, this device camera is not what you need. It supports Skype and video call and the picture quality is excellent if this phone came out middle of last year and before.


The internet is excellent. A 3G connection with a WI-FI is what we see in it. You can connect your other gadgets and PCs with your favourite WI-FI hotspot. No 4G.


Tecno S3 ROM is 4GB and RAM is only 512MB and the expandable memory is up to 32GB.

Please kindly take a look at the Full features of Tecno M7 phone as provided by Tecno Telecom below:


Key Features
2G/3G , WIFI , Google Play , Facebook , Opera Mini , Gmail , Google Maps , Dual SIM Dual Standby

Operating system : Android4.2 OS
Network : 3.75G
Band : GSM900/DCS1800
Basic Parameter
CUP frequency : 1.0 GHz Dual Core
CUP model : MT6572H
GPU model:


Capacity : 1400mAh
GPRS : Yes
EDGE : Yes


116*62*11.9 mm
RAM : 512MB
MicroSD : Max 32GB


Front-facing camera : 0.3MP
Rear-facing camera : 2MP
Flash Light : Yes
Video recording : 800p/30fps
Video calling : Yes
Image size : 2048×1536
Image size : (Front)Max-0.3Mega /(Back)2M-2560*192
Size : 3.5 inches
Material : TFT
Type : HVGA
Resolution : 320*480


G-sensor : Yes
Light sensor : Yes
Proximity sensor : Yes
Common Tools
Torch : Yes
Calculator : Yes
World clock : Yes
Alarm : Yes
Memo : Yes
Calendar : Yes


Ringtone format : MIDI/MP3
Video format : AVI/3GP/MP4/MKV/WEBM
Image format : BMP/JPG/GIF/PNG
Email : Gmail
SNS/IM : Customization


Flash : No
FM radio : Yes
Voice recording : Yes
E-book reader : Customization
Built-in games : Customization
GPS navigation : Yes
Bluetooth : Bluetooth 4.0
USB port : Micro 5 pin
Earphone : 3.5mm
Others : Dual SIM Dual Standby


Program Files
Map Software : Yes


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7 Comments so far. Feel free to join this conversation.

  1. Sam Mutabaazi June 30, 2015 at 3:36 pm -

    Dear Techno Team,

    Where do i replace my S3 Battery from ?? i am in Uganda – Kampala & at what price ??


    • Chekwas Ojike June 30, 2015 at 3:41 pm -

      Hello Sam, i will advice you to visit any Tecno authorised dealer in Kampala or reach Tecno Uganda via Facebook here

  2. Paschal Mfumu February 6, 2014 at 1:31 pm -

    it also become very hot when it is in operation (when im using it).

  3. Paschal Mfumu February 6, 2014 at 1:26 pm -

    when i call or reseive a call i feel like some phone rays enter in my ear then i get some pains inside the ear and pains in my head. my phone is tecno s3 i need to know the solution of this problem please.

    • Chekwas Ojike February 9, 2014 at 11:27 pm -

      You may take your phone back to the Tecno shop where you bought for the certified technicians to look into it. Your Tecno 13months warranty covers the cost

  4. tina December 13, 2013 at 1:42 pm -

    i cannot receive calls with my techno s3, but can call out. meaning,incoming calls can enter but i wount be able to pick y?

    • richard parker June 1, 2014 at 9:28 pm -

      my s3 has been stolen can u help me out