Tecno Mobile recently unveiled its premium device Tecno Phantom. Tecno brand is well-known for its pocket-friendly yet feature-packed phones. It has managed to win a considerable share of the market in African and Asian countries through the value for money strategy.
Tecno Phantom 9 is the direct successor of Phantom 8 launched back in 2017, and comes with an in-screen fingerprint scanner, triple rear camera setup, and a large 6.4-inch Full-HD+ display.
Tecno Phantom 9 Review
Tecno Phantom 9 Design
The Tecno Phantom 9 comes with a premium look design looks more than the predecessors.
At first glance, the Tecno Phantom 9 sports a 3D nano-holographic line design with a dual-tone gradient finish back panel. It measuring 158.5 x 75.3 x 7.9 mm dimension, hence, the slim but firm body. The Phantom 9 sports a durable premium gorilla glass material which makes it look stupendous.
It weighs 164 grams and measures 7.5mm that makes it altogether thin to hold and easy to handle. It also sport curved edges around the corners with the sleek back cover you get a better hold of the device.
The phones come in only one Lapland Aurora colour option and ships with a Black cover case, a charger, a SIM eject tool, a standard set of documentation, and earphones.
Tecno Phantom 9 Display
The Phantom 9 features a 6.4-inch full HD+ AMOLED display, which has a resolution of 2340 × 1080 pixels. It comes with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 80.4% screen-to-body ratio which allows for a full body display. There is a 600 nit screen brightness, 100000:1 Contrast There is also a display color up to 16 million which gives the device a colorful and bright.
The Phone also comes featuring the trending U-shaped notch cut-out punch-hole design on the right side of the full screen display. This display is called the water drop or notch display. The Notch accommodates the front camera. This makes the screen much more attractive and Full screen enabled. The punch hole is seen even on Samsung Galaxy latest phones. The display also has a built-in on-screen fingerprint sensor, which places your security right in front of you; the first of it kind from Tecno Mobility.
One of the selling point of the Tecno Phantom 9 is the camera setup. It comes with a triple camera setup which consist of a 16-megapixel primary camera with quad-LED and PDAF and f/1.8 aperture; a second 8-megapixel camera for ultra wide angle shooter and a third 2-megapixel depth sensor whic helps the device capture images with professional-looking bokeh effect where the background is smoothly blurred. It also features LED flash, HDR, panorama for perfect picture.
On the frontal, you are getting a single 32-megapixel selfie camera with a uniquely placed dual-LED flashs just on the bezels above the display.
Under the hood, the Tecno Phantom 9 runs on an Octa-core MediaTek MT6765 Helio P35 SoC clocked at 2.35 GHz. This is a power efficient CPU built on a 12nm architecture, and optimized for Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technology. It is integrated with PowerVR GE8322 GPU which helps produces and optimum performance with less power consumption.
Operating System / Storage
The Tecno Phantom 9 runs on the Android 9.0 (Pie) which is google latest OS version which is a fast and user-friendly. To complement this, the device comes with 6GB RAM and internal memory storage of 128GB options allowing you to get a rather beefed-up phone. For further storage expansion there is also an option of microSD, for storage up to 1TB.
The OS is supported by Tecno’s HiOS 5 which is a customized skin that is overlaid on top of the stock Android operating system. The latest version five has been updated based on Android Pie (9.0). The user interface now includes features such as artificial intelligence battery lab, assistant, smart panel and beauty lab. The AI assistant is designed to provide users with unmatched convenience in their day to day tasks.
This Phantom 9 is powered by 3500mAh battery Li-ion Non- removable battery which is expected to keep users busy for at least 8 hours of videos watching and surfing the internet. Thanks to the OS and processor the device does not drain the battery fast.
Tecno Phantom 9 Price and Availability
The Phantom 9 price is around 85,000 Naira depending on the deal and your location.
Where To Buy Phantom 9 In Nigeria.
Looking for where to buy Phantom 9 in Nigeria at the best deal? It is very simple and stress-free, to avoid buying the refurbished product, the best option and the smartest move is to order from an online shopping store. The best online shopping website to buy your Phantom 9 is Kara.com.ng. where you can order your preferred series at the best selling price in Nigeria and also enjoy fast delivery to any location in Nigeria.
Tecno Phantom 9 – Full Specifications
|Network||Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Status||Available. Released 2019, July|
|Body||Dimensions||158.5 x 75.3 x 7.9 mm (6.24 x 2.96 x 0.31 in)|
|Weight||164.4 g (5.78 oz)|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Display||Type||AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Size||6.39 inches, 100.2 cm2 (~84.0% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~403 ppi density)|
|Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|Platform||OS||Android 9.0 (Pie)|
|Chipset||Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (4×2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|Memory||Card slot||microSD, up to 1 TB (dedicated slot)|
|Internal||128 GB, 6 GB RAM|
|Main Camera||Triple||16 MP, f/1.8, PDAF
8 MP, f/2.4, 13mm (ultrawide)
2 MP, f/2.8, depth sensor
|Features||LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|Selfie camera||Single||32 MP, f/2.0|
|Comms||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS|
|USB||microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go|
|Features||Sensors||Fingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery|