TECNO Mobile has unveiled its latest offering, the TECNO PHANTOM 5. The PHANTOM 5 characteristics including full alloy body, fingerprint Touch ID and 3GB RAM casing. A premium smartphone completely optimized for leisure and work, the PHANTOM 5 has a MediaTek TFA9890 Octa-core chipset.
“Worldwide sales of smartphones to end users reached 336 million units, an increase of 19.3 per cent during the first quarter of 2015, these amounts reveal strong sales in Africa—specially North Africa and Nigeria, said Mr. Vane, Manager of Marketing, TECNO Mobile.
PHANTOM 5 boasts 13MP auto focus rear camera that takes pictures even in low light and HiFi 2.0 Dolby Nature encompass audio-first natural Boom sound stereos with zero sound distortion.
“The Nigerian marketplace is quickly growing, what we see is an increasingly segmented space where end users buy cellphones predicated on essential features like camera, music and Internet connectivity. TECNO is placed strategically to meet the mobile needs of each segment with quality music, camera and Internet phones from our product lines, Mr. Vane added.
Brand loyalists can now appreciate the long awaited ‘Touch’ finger print identification from the top mobile manufacturer as TECNO’s first fingerprint touch sensor mounted on the rear of the smart phone is unveiled by PHANTOM 5.
“The correctness and speed of PHANTOM 5 ‘Touch’ sensor is fantastic, its scanner reads 360 degrees user fingerprint and in just about exactly the same moment the finger makes contact with the back grove,” said Miss. Hanane Karroumi, Media and PR Manager, TECNO Mobile.
Recommended retail price is about N81,000.00
Tecno Phantom 5 a pocket-friendly high performer
With reliable, classy and trendy being some of the adjectives that can be attributed to the device, the Chinese manufacturer assures users the benefit of a high performance device at a reasonable cost.
And in that aspect the smartphone doesn’t disappoint.
To begin with, the device comes in a intricate packaging in keeping with the producer’s tradition of wowing from your start.
More compared to the aesthetics, the packaging ensures that the smartphone will suffer no damage while on transit, thereby relieving a buyer of unneeded shock.
The inside of the packaging is yet compact and minimalist making unpacking it all the more a delightful experience.
The box comprises the device, a protective cover, a travel adaptor, some of earphones, an USB 2.0 charging cable, a SIM key, and two SIM card adaptors.
The adaptors allow for an user to add a micro SIM or nano SIM depending on which size they’ve prior to buying the mobile.
The protective covering adds the extra security for the apparatus that is sleek, safeguarding against dents and scrapes in the event of a fall.
The smartphone itself boasts a 5.5 inch monolith display, with a 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution and a 420 pixels per inch count making seeing an enjoyable experience. The handset has measurements of 151 X 75.8 X 6.8 mm and weighs 172 grammes.
The screen has triple-layered Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection to keep away scratches.
On top of the display are the LED flashlight for illumination when shooting video calls, or selfies, an eight mega pixel wide angle front a proximity sensor, when on calls and a fairly modest ear piece that will often come off as muffled,.
This is because of the size which at times forces an user to adjust the handset when on a call.
The base of the the display has the capacitive touch buttons (exit key, menu button, and home button) with an additional capacitive button that minimizes the other three to allow more viewing area.
The top border of the phone manufactured from plastic has a 3.5mm jack pin allowance, which places emphasis on the handset’s own minimalist layout.
The jack pin allowance nevertheless comes off as a gaping hole that will be possibly an unofficial store for lint from an user’s pocket.
On the left edge of the unit is the the SIM card tray which has provision for two micro SIM cards.
The opposite border has the electricity/lock button the volume toggle and the memory card tray tray.
At the underside edge of the smartphone is the charging port which doubles up as the connector into a computer or other peripheral devices. On the right side of the charging port is the mike that could snare lint.
The back of the smartphone features a 13 megapixel primary camera with a dual flash light place next to it.
Right below that is a fingerprint sensor which can be one of the newer features made available from the manufacturer. Unlike adversary brands that allow only one finger to lock applications, the phone and other attributes, the Phantom 5’s detector can save as much as five fingers allowing for ease of use with either hand.
Below the sensor is a minimalist insignia of the brand which will be a relief to users who have hitherto held that the branding is conspicuous in a way that is not pleasant.
At the bottom of the rear is a wide Dolby Digital loudspeaker, which coupled with the smartphone’s double sound equaliser capacities, creates rich sound during media playback.
The simple running operating system is assisted by a 1.5GHz octa-core processor, a Cortex-A53 CPU, the MediaTek MT6753 chipset, and a Mali-T760 MP4 GPU all which make using the apparatus an encounter full of surprises.
The device’s RAM is 3GB which adds to the ease of running RAM-intensive programs like games on the smartphone.
In terms of storage the smartphone offers a whole 32GB of internal memory and this really is expandable to 132GB via a microSD card.
All this is kept running by a 3000 mAh non-changeable battery which offers notable stand-by and talk time.
On the plus side, the handset is a great deal for users looking to get an affordable device with flagship attributes. There is hardly little to bemoan with regards to functionality and attributes as the the apparatus is a proven performer working economically to equal other high end brands.
The downside to the device is the plastic top and bottom edges which will break on impact or chip making the apparatus unsightly. Luckily, this is solved by the protective casing sold with the phone. The casing also shields the aluminium back of the phone and by extension the fingerprint sensor to preserve its functionality.
All in all, for N81,000 Naira, the cellphone is a great purchase with the convenience of fair pricing against an above average offering of attributes on the device.
Tecno Phantom 5 is one of the greatest smartphones in the marketplace
Tecno Phantom 5 debuts in Nigeria.
Tecno recently found the new “beast” in Nigeria in its Phantom line.
The Tecno Phantom 5 comes with some very interesting characteristics that I ‘m certain will capture the attention of tech lovers and many Android.
In case you’re looking to have a phone that spells class, functionality that is simple and decent price the Tecno Phantom 5 is the phone to have.
With the innovations in design and quality, Tecno Phantom 5 is truly a strong apparatus for leisure and work, which defines the needs of its users.
The 5.5-inch FHD screen offers more real estate for your content, making the experience of watching movies, playing games and browsing the net better.
It, however, retains the 1080 x 1920 pixels’ resolution which offers a solid viewing experience.
With 151 x 78.5 x 6.8mm measurements, Tecno Phantom 5 is super skinny and comes with a metallic finish.
It runs Android 5.1 (Lollipop) on a 64 Bit 1.5 GHz octa-core central processing unit (MediaTek MT6753) with an impressive 3 GB RAM.
It has an inbuilt storage of 32 GB and allows up to 64 GB external storage, which ensures easy operation of the smart phone.
It also comes with a powerful audio system powered by Dolby that gives an incredible digital surround output signal for anyone who understands the power of music.
The smartphone has a finger print scanner technology that can save up to 10 fingerprints and enables you to unlock your phone in less than 10 seconds. According Tecno, it takes 700 milliseconds to be precise.
It also comes with a 3000 mAh battery and dual micro sim slots that I ‘m certain will last a day or two depending on how you use it.
TECNO set to unveil 6 Plus versions and new Phantom 6 in an international launching
Finally, the mobile giant TECNO gives a positive nod to the long held views by tech faithful that its main of the year wills be losing, come September in an international start.
Yet, what advise this post about the next TECNOPhantom are the verbal cues from a top graded staff which imply the cellular multinational may have taken lessons from consumers’ opinions last year on what the forerunner flagship, TECNO Phantom 5 did not get completely right.
News of its form TECNO Phantom 6 Plus and the yet to be released TECNO Phantom 6 has reigned online tech sites for a while now but this has mainly been treated as speculative. Nevertheless, it’s turned out that these conjectures aren’t so speculative after all. There will be an official release of a totally outlandish Phantom and this time TECNO is saying so.
So, in what regions did last Phantom neglect to impress?
The good thing about the TECNO system is that it takes consumers’ comments seriously and routes them into its R&D, thus, the normal spot-on upgrades go with every flagship. From what we’ve learned, the TECNO Phantom 5 substance layout didn’t live up to expectations.
Phantom 5 body rim is plastic not metal.
The option of plastic over full metal in Phantom 5 body rim is a leading anticlimax for both reviewers and users of the designed smartphone.
“My Phantom 5 caved in at the edge on a major impact. I had also previously noticed that its champagne golden color faded along the rim to expose black plastic base”—a Phantom 5 owner
This widely reported flaw in the forerunner Phantom has been resolved in the new TECNO Phantom 6 and 6 Plus as the successor Phantom will drop with superior aluminum-magnesium alloy rims for its 98.1% full metal body casing.
Phantom 5 cameras are just , not wow that is fantastic
Even though 13MP rear/8MP front low light cameras that were breathless were sported by the TECNO Phantom 5, Phantom enthusiasts felt the photo-focused mid-range shots that were stunning were pulled off by TECNO Camon C8.
What answer do they get for their lackluster review of TECNO Phantom 5 cameras?
A huge double back camera upgrades (13MP 5MP) in TECNO Phantom 6 and cooling 21MP SONYTM back camera in the TECNO Phantom 6 Plus phablet version.
And finally, a deca- core
While the Phantom 5 passed the processor evaluation inmany quarterswhere its octa-core central processing unit wasbrought under the heat, TECNO wanted a sweet end;a done and dusted occasion to its next Phantom. It got just that, the new TECNO Phantom 6is considered to be found with groundbreaking deca-core processor; one of the first mains in the market with such enormous specs.