For all the Tecno phone lovers in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Uganda, and India, the good news is that Tecno just launched a new smartphone into the market, called Phantom 9. The Tecno Phantom 9 was introduced by the Chinese phone manufacturer in the first week of July 2019. As usual, the phone comes with some decent specs, and a good price tag too. I shall be running you through all that right in this post. So, read on..
Tecno Phantom 9 Features
Tecno Phantom 9 comes with a 6.4 inch touch-screen display, having a resolution of 1080 x 2340pixels at a pixel density of 403 ppi, and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. The Phantom 9 is powered by a 2.3GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P35 processor, paired with 6GB of RAM. It has 3500mAh battery, which runs for longer hours when used moderately.
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From the camera department, the Tecno Phantom 9, on the rear, sports a 16MP primary camera, with an f/1.85 aperture, a second 8MP camera, and a third 2MP camera. At the front you will find a 32MP camera used for taking selfies and video calls.
The Tecno Phantom 9 runs HIOS 5.0 based on Android 9 Pie and packs 128GB of internal storage (which can be expanded further up to 256GB). The Phantom 9 is a dual-SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone.
Connectivity options on the Tecno Phantom 9 include; Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth v5.00, 3G, and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in India). Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass/ magnetometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and fingerprint sensor. The Tecno Phantom 9 supports Face Unlock.
The Tecno Phantom 9 measures 158.52 x 75.30 x 7.85mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 164.00 grams. It was launched in Lapland Aurora colour.
Tecno Phantom 9 Price
The Tecno Phantom 9 price in India starts at INR14,999. Prices and offers in other African countries are listed below:
Nigeria – VIEW OFFERS HERE
Ghana – Coming Soon
Kenya – Coming Soon
Uganda – VIEW OFFERS HERE
NOTE: the Phantom 9 prices in the above African countries will be made known once it is official. You can easily bookmark this page to check for updates later.
Tecno Phantom 9 Specification
|Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|2G bands||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|3G bands||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100|
|4G bands||LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)|
|Speed||HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps|
|Status||Coming soon. Exp. release 2019, July 17|
|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)|
|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|
|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)|
|Card slot||microSD, up to 1 TB (dedicated slot)|
|Internal||128 GB, 6 GB RAM|
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|
|Single||32 MP, f/2.0|
|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|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery|
|Price||About 15000 INR|