It’s been a long time coming for the Tecno Phantom 9, nearly two years after the release of Tecno Phantom 8. The wait was quite long but we sure hope it’s worth it. The device comes with notable design that you can’t afford to overlook and it is offered at mid-range price tag.
Tecno Phantom 9 hosts lot’s of good features for its price range, one of them is the Android 9.0 Pie it comes with out of the box. Just like the Tecno Camon 12 Air, the Phantom 9 comes with the innovative on-screen fingerprint scanner, lets have a quick review of the phone and see what it has to offer.
Tecno Phantom 9 Key features
- OS: Android 9.0 (Pie)
- SIM Type: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- 4G LTE: YES, LTE
- Screen Size : 6.4 Inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
- Screen Resolution: 2340 x 1080 pixels (~ppi density)
- Processor Type: Octa-core 2.35 GHz Cortex-A53 , Qualcomm chipset
- RAM: 6GB
- Internal Storage: 128GB
- External Storage: microSD, up to 128GB
- Back / Rear Camera: 16MP + 2MP + 8MP Triple cameras & dual LED Flash
- Front Camera: 32MP with LED flash
- Battery: 3500 mAh (non-removable)
Tecno Phantom 9 Features Overview
You can’t help but to notice the crystal dot screen design that the Phantom 9 came with. The device is styled with the trendy dot notch display style making it more attractive, Tecno has done well to work this notch into the 6.4-inch screen just fine.
Tecno Phantom 9 is impressive with the 19:9 aspect ratio plan, making it fit even bigger screens into smaller hands. The screen resolution was left at 1080 by 2340 px which will provide quality view experience.
The phone is well covered by well polished plastic material that gives a more premium feel and look but what’s behind that shiny material?
Tecno Phantom 9 is packed with 6GB slapped on 128GB ROM for maximum storage capacity, the storage can be expanded using a micro SD card, the device treats you to a Qualcomm Octa-core 2.35 GHz processor.
The Phantom 9 device comes with an impressive triple camera setup on the back – sporting a 16MP + 2MP + 8MP triple AI cameras at the back for maximum exposure and depth effects. The camera system is supported by a ring flash for quality output.
For selfies, Tecno Phantom 9 uses an 32MP front camera with no room for its own LED flash. Like we mentioned earlier, the phantom 9 uses an on-screen fingerprint scanner for more convenient unlocking of the device and adequate security features.
Tecno Phantom 9 is available in just one elegant color which is the Lapland Aurora, a non-removable 3500 mAh battery is kept under the hood to keep the power going.
Tecno Phantom 9 price and availability
Tecno Phantom 9 is available in both offline and online markets, price listed here is the official price but it can vary based on your location and the vendor you’re buying from. Tecno Phantom 9 price in Nigeria is around NGN 76,000 (210 USD), see where to buy below;
Tecno Phantom 9 Alternatives
The Tecno Phantom 9 has many great alternatives but the best alternatives of the device we can think of are some of it’s Infinix counter parts: Infinix Note 6, Infinix Hot 8, Infinix S4 and some of it’s Tecno family line like Tecno Spark 4, Tecno Camon 12 or even the Tecno Camon 12 Air.
Tecno Phantom 9 Detailed Specs
|2G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|3G Network||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100|
|4G Network||LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 10(1700/2100), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Dimensions||158.46 x 75.3 x 7.85 mm|
|Colors||Lapland Aurora color|
|Type||– IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors – 19:9 Screen aspect ratio|
|Size||6.4 inches, 2340 x 1080 pixels, Pixels Per-square Inch|
Memory And OS
|Card slot||MicroSD, up to 128GB|
|OS||Android 9.0 (Pie) with HiOS 5.5|
|Processors||– Octa-core 2.35 GHz Cortex-A53|
|Alert types||Vibration, MIDI, MP3 ringtones|
|Audio port||3.5mm jack|
|WIFI||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||Version 4.2, A2DP, LE|
|USB||Type 2.0 (with OTG support)|
|Primary||– 16 MP +2MP +8MP triple AI cameras with Dual-LED flash, panorama, HDR and AI bright features|
|Secondary||32 MP Camera|
|Capacity||3500mAh Li-Po non-removable battery|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (on-screen), accelerometer, proximity, compass|
|Messaging||SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM|
|Miscellaneous||– FM radio – MP3/AAC+/WAV/Flac player – MP4/H.264 player – Photo/video editor – Document viewer|
|Price level||NGN 76,000 (210 USD)|