Tecno has added a new phone to it’s sub-brand Phantom as they officially launched the Tecno Phantom 9. The new smartphone offers a triple rear camera setup, an in-display fingerprint sensor, sports a dual selfie flash, and upgraded 32-megapixel front camera. In the other hand is the availability of a Dot Notch (waterdrop-style display notch) display.
Features such as AI HDR, AI Scene Detection, and Backlight portrait are also presence. Just like the previous smartphones, Tecno is also offering its “111” offer to the Phantom 9, which consumers are entitled to a one-time screen replacement for six months, 100 days’ free replacement, and one-month extended warranty — worth an applause.
- Display: 6.40-inch (1080×2340)
- Processor: MediaTek Helio P35
- Front Camera: 32MP
- Rear Camera: 16MP + 8MP + 2MP
- RAM: 6GB
- Storage: 128GB
- Battery Capacity: 3500mAh
- OS: Android 9 Pie
The smartphone is now available globally, and it’s currently in countries like Nigeria, India etc. In India, Tecno has partnered with Flipkart for selling the Phantom 9 online in the country. Awesomely the company has also renewed its partnership with Premier League’s Manchester City.
Features and Specifications
Design & Display
Phantom 9 features a 6.4-inch full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) AMOLED Dot Notch display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 600 nits of brightness. The phone measures 158.52×75.3×7.85mm and weighs 164 grams. It comes with dual SIM — (Nano respectively).
Software & Hardware
There is an octa-core MediaTek Helio P35 SoC, runs HiOS 5.0 based on Android 9 Pie. It is coupled with 6GB of RAM, 128GB internal storage (up-to 256GB expandable). The Tecno Phantom 9 packs a 3,500mAh lithium-polymer battery.
Tecno Phantom 9 sports triple rear camera setup that houses a 16-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.85 lens, 8-megapixel secondary sensor, and a 2-megapixel tertiary sensor. The camera also include a proprietary Night algorithm 2.0 and a quad LED flash module.
On the front, there is a 32-megapixel AI camera sensor along with an f/2.0, 79.4-degree lens. Tecno Phantom 9 imaging features include AI Cam, HDR, Portrait Mode, Beauty, AR Mode, Animoji, Wide Selfie, Bokeh, Panorama, and Google Lens integration.
Sensors & Connectivity
Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light, gyroscope, magnetometer, AI Face Unlock and proximity sensor. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Tecno Phantom 9 Full Specifications
- Brand: Tecno
- Model: Phantom 9
- Form factor: Touchscreen
- Dimensions (mm): 158.52 x 75.30 x 7.85
- Weight (g): 164.00
- Battery capacity (mAh): 3500
- Colours: Lapland Aurora
- Screen size (inches): 6.40
- Touchscreen: Yes
- Resolution: 1080×2340 pixels
- Aspect ratio: 19.5:9
- Pixels per inch (PPI): 403
- Processor: 2.3GHz octa-core
- Processor make: MediaTek Helio P35
- RAM: 6GB
- Internal storage: 128GB
- Expandable storage up to (GB): 256
- Rear camera: 16-megapixel (f/1.85) + 8-megapixel + 2-megapixel
- Rear flash: Yes
- Front camera: 32-megapixel (f/2.0, 1.6-micron)
- Front flash: Dual LED
- Operating system: Android 9 Pie
- Skin: HIOS 5.0
- Wi-Fi: Yes
- Wi-Fi standards supported: 802.11 a/b/g/n
- GPS: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, v 5.00
- Number of SIMs: 2
- GSM/CDMA: GSM
- 3G: Yes
- 4G/ LTE: Yes
- Face unlock: Yes
- Fingerprint sensor: Yes
- Compass/ Magnetometer: Yes
- Proximity sensor: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Ambient light sensor: Yes
- Gyroscope: Yes
Price of Tecno Phantom 9 in Nigeria, India
Price tag on the Tecno Phantom 9 in Nigeria is NGN 77,000. In India, the price has been set at Rs. 14,999 (roughly N78,000). The smartphone will be available for purchase through Flipkart starting July 17 in India.