TECNO is very popular on the African continent for its affordability. However, the trusted brand has a premium line known as the TECNO Phantom. After more than a year of silence, “the phantom is back” says TECNO on the launching of the newest addition to their ever high-quality Phantom smartphone series. Dubbed PHANTOM 9, the new device takes smartphone photography to a whole new level, thanks to its outstanding triple A1 camera.
If you are a budding photographer, professional photographer, lover of selfies or you just want to pride yourself by owning a smartphone with the best camera ever made by TECNO, the PHANTOM 9 is your best bet. Whether its a family picnic during the daytime or clubbing at night, the PHANTOM 9 makes you record all your beautiful moments while offering you with the fun of capturing crystal clear pictures.
The Tecno Phantom series exhibits the best TECNO has to offer and has gathered so many praises from both the local and international market. Fans and customer of Tecno were all waiting anxiously when rumors of the phantom 9 spread like wildfire in 2018. Unfortunately, Phantom 9 was unable to launch in 2018. Fast forward to July 2019: its no longer rumors, it is official, the Tecno Phantom series is back with the launch of the Phantom 9. In today’s review, Naijmobile presents to you the Tecno Phantom 9 stunning specs and price
Tecno Phantom 9 Design and Display
The device comes with an eye-catching artistic design made with aurora color of Lapland on its back cover, which gives the smartphone a glamorous appearance.
Looking at the Phantom 9’s unique and innovative body design, its crystal-clear jade-like screen design and the perfect ratio of the grid color, you are sure to fall in love with its artistic look at first sight. Thanks to its modern technology and one-of-a-kind design, the Phantom 9 is the number one choice among the Phantom series.
The handset features around 84.83% screen-to-body ratio and measures exactly 158.46 x 75.3 x 7.85 mm; thus, although it has a massive 6.4 display, the Phantom 9 can still fit into your pocket or purse with its lightweight, compact body. This is possible due to the U-shaped front-facing camera and the front LED flash.
The beautiful Tecno Phantom 9 also features a 6.4″Dot Notch display which gives you a great view when you play games or watch videos. The Phantom 9 will be the first phone from TECNO to have such a large display. That’s not all; the Phantom 9 is also equipped with a full-HD+ (1080 x 2340) resolution.
The Phantom 9’s is also equipped with an AMOLED display to give you a brighter and more natural look. The AMOLED screen helps filters blue light, so you are assured your precious eyes are free from strains.
In terms of security, TECNO took their game the next level by taking the fingerprint sensor from the back and placing it under the fingerprint screen. This fantastic feature ensures you stay up-to-date with the latest fashion trend while also enjoying top-notch smartphone user experience. Sleek, durable and fast the Tecno Phantom 9’s in-display fingerprint scanner unlocks the device without any glitch as soon as you power it on and move your finger across the fingerprint scanner on the phone screen.
Tecno Phantom 9 – Full Specifications
Also Known AsTecno Phantom 9, Phantom Nine
StatusExpress Release: 2019, July
Dimensions158.46 x 75.3 x 7.85 mm (6.17 x 2.93 x 0.35 in)
Weight186 g (6.56 oz)
BuildFront/back glass, aluminum frame
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display TypeAMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.4 inches, 97.4 cm2 (~83.3% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution1080 x 2340 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio (~408 ppi density)
Touch ScreenYes, up to 10 fingers
Display ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 4 (unconfirmed)
– 2.5D Curved Glass
– HiOS 5.0
Operating SystemAndroid 9.0 (Pie)
– HiOS 5.0
ChipsetMediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12 nm)
CPUOcta-core (4×2.35 GHz Cortex-A73 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A53)
RAM (Memory)6 GB
Storage Capacity128 GB
Card SlotYes, up to 500 GB via microSD card (uses dedicated slot)
Call RecordPractically Unlimited
Camera TypeTriple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s)16 + 8 + 2 megapixel main camera
Digital image stabilization
White balance settings
Sensor size – 1/2.8″
Pixel size – 1.12 μm
Secondary rear camera – 8 MP wide angle lense
Aperture size – f/2.2 (#2)
Third rear camera sensor – 2 MP depth of field lense
Video Resolution1080p@30fps, 720p@30fps
LED FlashYes, Quad-LED (Single-toned) flash
Camera TypeSingle Lens
Camera FeaturesFace Beautification
LED FlashYes, Dual-LED
Tecno Phantom 9
Display: 6.4 inch pixels 1080 x 2340 Full-HD+ display
Camera: 16 + 8 + 2 MP Back / 32 MP front
Storage: 128 GB
RAM: 6 GB
CPU: Octa-core 2.35 GHz Mediatek Helio P35
OS: Android 9.0 (Pie)
Tecno Phantom 9 Camera
The Tecno Phantom 9 camera is unarguably the most eye-catching part of the phone. The Phantom 9 has a total of 4 camera sensors: 3 sensors at the back and one at the front.
Rear Camera: 16mp+8mp+2mp triple camera. F2.2 Aperture, Quad LED flash, 1080@30fps video
Front Camera: 32mp dual selfie camera, f2.0 Aperture, AI Face Recognition, dual LED flash, 1080p@ 30fps video capture.
The advanced triple rear camera of the Phantom 9 will make your picture clearer, brighter, and more natural. Due to the new AI scene detection and AI HDR function, the rear camera of the Phantom 9 produces are a smarter photograph. Also, It may interest you to now that the Phantom 9 is the world first ever smartphone to come with dual flash. The 32mp dual selfie camera offers you are a very clear selfie even in the darkest of
The Phantom 9 camera offers you a captivating experience. Different from the regular angle lens you may be familiar with, photos taken with the Phantom 9 120-degree full angles lens capture more content similar to what you would see with your eyes. The features allow you to express yourself more. The Phantom 9 captures images very closely, even a close as 2.5 centimeters, with no blurs or details left out.
The camera is packed with beautiful stickers you can use to decorate your photos. It also offers more than 70 facial features and supports 120-degree recognition.
Below are some photo taken with the Phantom 9.
Tecno Phantom 9 Hardware and Software
Applications and games will run without any glitch on the Tecno Phantom 9. This is because it boasts an Octa MediaTek MT 6765 Helio P35 processor that gets support from generous 6gb Ram. For storage, you get 128GB space on the inside which can be expanded by jaw-dropping 256GM using a microSD card. The Tecno phantom 9 ships with Andriod 9.o pie with the latest HIOS 5.0
Battery and other features
Juicing up the Phantom 9 is a 3500mAh battery, and it does not end there. It also comes with a super fast charging allowing for a quick top-up of the battery. The Phantom 9 supports 4G LTE network and dual sim slots. The phone is offered in champagne gold, blue and Aurora color.
Pricing and Availability
The Phantom 9 is not yet available in Nigeria, but it is rumored to begin sales on the 10th of July in India and from there cut across Nigeria, Kenya, and other African countries. When it hits the Nigeria market, you can be able to buy the Phantom 9 from leading online stores like Jumia and Konga. The Tecno Phantom price is expected to be in the neighborhood of N75,000 to N80,000 in Nigeria.