Tecno Phantom 5 Full Review With Photos, Features & Price

And finally, another premium phablet is added to the Phantoms’ family, and YES it is the Tecno Phantom 5 (a.k.a #TheNextPhantom) which is Tecno’s 2015 flagship device and first smartphone from the company to feature a full metallic body design and a larger RAM of 3GB. Tecno Phantom 5 comes with a new display, now boasting a screen dimension of 5.5-inch with HD display and a pixel density of about 400ppi is considered not too ugly. It is powered by a superfast 1.5GHz Octa-core cortex processor. Tecno Phantom 5 is a beauty with HD IPS screen and a brilliant metal finish. Another awesome feature of the Tecno Phantom 5 is the Fingerprint Sensor located at the back.

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According to techrez, Mr. Louis Njoku, (SON), Mr. Yakubu Consumer Protection Council (CPC), M.I and Chuddy K were present at the Tecno launch event. A welcome speech by Chidi Okonkwo, MD TECNO Mobile Nigeria fully narrated how Tecno has grown in Nigeria and what it seeks to achieve in the market. He mentioned that Tecno has proven that great technology doesn’t have to cost the world.

Mr Chidi Okwonkwo delivering his opening address at the launch
Mr Chidi Okwonkwo delivering his opening address at the launch

TECNO PHANTOM 5 is a premium smart phone fully optimized for work and leisure. There are only a few smart phones in the market that boasts MediaTek TFA9890 Octa-core chipset—PHANTOM 5 is one of them which makes it a truly 5.5” screen portable PC

The Design

Tecno Phantom 5 is slimmer and lighter than its predecessor – Tecno Phantom. It comes with a sleek design measuring 151 X 75.8 X 6.8mm built on a classy glass and complete metal finish. It shaved more than a millimeter off the thickness of the old Phantom.

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The Display

Phantom 5 features a screen dimension of 5.5-inch with FHD display and a nice pixel density with a resolution of 1080 X 1920 pixels. Full HD have the advantage that they allow for a slimmer design as well as offer better battery efficiency, which can result in better battery life. Its Full HD display also offers better contrast.

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Hardware & Software

Tecno Phantom 5 comes with a power boost. The smartphone is powered by 1.5GHz Octa-core cortex processor. This is paired with a 3GB of RAM for a smooth performance and seamless multi-tasking.

Tecno Phantom 5 comes with twice the storage of some Tecno handset, with 32GB of built-in storage. This leaves ample space for all your files and media.

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The Cameras

Tecno Phantom 5 sports a 13 megapixels camera with faster autofocus on the back with the sensor coming from Samsung. An 8 megapixels camera is provided in the front with the aid of a LED flash. The camera supports smart gesture, which probably means you will be able to snap a picture by waving your hand.

Pricing and availability

Tecno Phantom 5 is now available in Nigeria. You can buy the Phantom 5 smartphone at leading online and offline stores near you in Nigeria. Tecno Phantom 5 Price in Nigeria ranges from N69,900 to N75,000 depending on your location in the country.

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TECHNO PHANTOM 5 FULL TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

General

Device Type Smartphone
Model Tecno Phantom 5
Announced September, 2015
Released September, 2015
Status Available
Price Range TO BE UPDATED

Design

Type Phablet
Dimensions 151 X 75.8 X 6.8mm
Weight
Protection
Colors Gold, Black, White

Network

2G Network GSM 900 / 1800 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
4G Network 4G: FDD CSFB band
SIM Type Micro SIM
Dual SIM Dual SIM (dual stand-by)

Display

Display Type IPS-NEO LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 5.5inches FHD screen
Resolution 1080 X 1920 pixel screen resolution
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density ~400ppi pixel density
Touch Screen Yes
Protection Yes
Features Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Secondary Display n/a

Media

Yes, Mp3, Midi, WAV, AAC
Yes, 3GP, Mp4
n/a
Yes (with RDS)
Vibration, Ringtones
MP3, WAV
Yes
3.5mm jack

Camera

13 MP, 4160 x 3120 pixels, autofocus, optical image stabilization, dual-LED flash
Yes
Yes, 1080p@30fps Video
Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Yes, LED flash
8 MP, 1080p With Front Flash

Software

Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop)
Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes

Hardware

MediaTek MT6753 (64-bit)
CPU 1.5GHz Octa-core cortex – A7 CPU
GPU Mali-720GPU
3GB RAM
Internal Storage 32 GB
n/a
Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Connectivity

Yes, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP, LE
Infrared n/a
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Yes, microUSB 2.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
NFS Yes
HDMI

Data

2G GPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3G Up to 42.2 mbps downlink; Up to 5.76 mbps uplink
4G LTE Cat6 300/50 Mbps
Speed Up to 42.2 Mbps
Web Browser Yes, HTML5

Messaging

SMS Yes (threaded view)
MMS Yes
Email Yes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP
IM Yes

Other Features

Fingerprint Sensor

– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– MP4/H.264 player
– Support OTG
– Support OTA
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

Battery

Battery Type Li-Po Battery
Capacity 3000 mAh
Placement Non-Removable
Standby 64h
Talk Time 13:50h
Music Play 9:25h

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Where to Buy Tecno Phones & Pay On Delivery

Jumia Nigeria |from N13,995 Click to View Price Offers!

Jumia Kenya |from Ksh3,530 Click to View Price Offers!

Jumia Ghana |from GH₵159 Click to View Price Offers!

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