- Tecno has started manufacturing its premium smartphone under the Phantom sub-brand by announcing Tecno Phantom X
- Tecno Phantom X has all the premium features, including a telephoto camera and dual Selfie camera
- The expected price of Tecno Phantom X is EUR 300; however, the brand has not disclosed any details about the price
Focused on the entry-level and mid-range smartphone, Tecno has now stepped into the premium range smartphone by releasing Tecno Phantom X on 24th June 2021. The brand is relaunching the Phantom as a sub-brand that will focus on premium devices. Tecno has already launched budget-friendly smartphones like Tecno POVA, Tecno Camon 15 Pro, Tecno Spark 5 Pro, etc.
Tecno Phantom X Overview
Phantom X is the first smartphone by the new sub-brand of Tecno. It has premium specifications with impressive cameras, both on the rear and front.
Design and Build Quality
The smartphone has a 6.7-inches Super AMOLED display. It is a 90 Hz display having a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. Likewise, the smartphone has a tall aspect ratio of 19.5:9 with curved sides.
For the protection on the front and back, it employs Corning’s Gorilla Glass 5. The physical dimension of the smartphone is 163.5 x 73.8 x 8.7 mm.
The display features a dual selfie camera on the top-left corner, while it has a triple rear camera inside a rectangular module at the center. The smartphone has a two-color variant: Starry Night Blue and Monet Summer.
Since the smartphone has an AMOLED display, it features an in-display fingerprint reader. It takes 0.4 seconds for the phone to unlock via biometric. It also supports Face Unlock for unlocking the phone.
Powering the smartphone is a MediaTek Helio G95 chipset; it is a 12 nm chip. It has two Cortex-A76 clocking at 2.05 GHz and six Cortex-A55 with a clocking speed of 2.0 GHz.
In addition, the smartphone has a Mali-G76 MC4 GPU to handle the smartphone’s graphics; it is probably the least impressive part of this premium smartphone. Moving on, it has 8 GB of RAM combined with 256 GB of storage.
The smartphone also has a vapor chamber cooling system attached to the chipset; it promises to keep the system 3-5º cooler.
Tecno Phantom X boots Android 11 based on HIOS 7.6 out of the box.
The Tecno Phantom X flaunts a triple camera on the rear. It has a 50 MP main sensor with dual pixel and laser autofocus. The lens of the primary camera is an f/1.85.
Next, it has a 13 MP telephoto camera with a 50 mm lens; it is billed as a portrait camera. It has 2x magnification. It is the first time for the Tecno phone to have a telephoto lens. Further, the third camera is an ultra-wide lens with a 120-degree field of view. It has an 8 MP sensor.
The cameras sit together with quad-LED flash. Tecno has not opted for the other depth and macro camera, which is great as they do not have any usage.
Tecno Phantom X has a 48 MP Selfie camera, which is accompanied by an 8 MP ultra-wide lens with a 105-degree field of view. A dual-LED flash backs these dual selfie cameras.
A 4,700 mAh battery fuels the Tecno Phantom X. It supports 33W fast charging.
As per the advertisement, it takes 30 minutes to get a 70% charge.
Tecno Phantom X Specifications
|Dimensions||163.5 x 73.8 x 8.7 mm (6.44 x 2.91 x 0.34 in)|
|Display||6.7 inches, Super AMOLED, 90Hz
1080 x 2340 pixels , 19.5:9 aspect ratio
91.3 % screen-to-body ratio
|OS||Android 11, HIOS 7.6|
|Chipset||Mediatek Helio G95 (12 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core (2 x 2.05 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6 x 2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)|
|RAM and Storage||8 GB RAM with 256 GB storage|
|Video||4K @30/60 fps, 1080p @30fps|
|Selfie Camera||Dual||48 MP, f/2.2 (wide)
8 MP, 105-degree (ultra-wide)
|Battery||Li-Po 4700 mAh, non-removable
33W fast charging, 70% charge in 30 min (advertised)
|Sensors||Fingerprint (under display, optical), accelerometer, gyro, proximity|
|Colors||Starry Night Blue, Monet Summer|
Tecno Phantom X Price in Nepal and Availability
Tecno has not revealed the price of Phantom X yet. However, the smartphone is expected to be available from July 2021. We will be updating you about its price and availability as soon as we get the details. The authorized distributor of Tecno phones in Nepal is Mahalaxmi Mobile Pvt. Ltd.
|Tecno Phantom X||July 2021|