TECNO Mobile has unveiled its latest offering, the TECNO PHANTOM 5. The PHANTOM 5 characteristics for example fingerprint Touch ID, 3GB RAM and full metal body casing. A superior smartphone fully 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 figures represent strong sales in Africa—especially North Africa and Nigeria, said Mr. Vane, Manager of Advertising, TECNO Mobile.
PHANTOM 5 boasts 13MP auto focus rear camera that takes images even in low light and HiFi 2.0 Dolby Nature encircle audio-first natural Boom sound stereos with zero sound distortion.
“The Nigerian marketplace is rapidly maturing, what we see is an increasingly segmented space where mobiles are bought by end users based on key characteristics like music, camera and Internet connectivity. TECNO is positioned strategically to meet the mobile needs of each section 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 cellular telephone maker as PHANTOM 5 unveils TECNO’s first fingerprint touch detector mounted on the rear of the smart phone.
“The correctness and speed of PHANTOM 5 ‘Touch’ detector is fantastic, its scanner reads 360 degrees user fingerprint and in just about exactly the same minute the finger makes contact with the rear 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 performer that is high
The Tecno Phantom 5 is in every way a budget-friendly smartphone with high end features making its acquisition a bargain for any user.
With reliable, classy and stylish being some of the adjectives that can be attributed to the device, the Chinese maker promises users the benefit of a high performance apparatus at a manageable price.
And in that regard the smartphone doesn’t disappoint.
The device comes in keeping with the maker’s tradition of wowing from the onset in an intricate packaging, to start with.
More in relation to the aesthetics, the packaging ensures the smartphone will suffer no damage while on transportation system, thereby alleviating a buyer of unnecessary shock.
The inside of the packaging is nonetheless minimalist and streamlined making unpacking it all the more a delightful experience.
The box features 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 fit either nano SIM or a micro SIM depending on which size they’ve prior to buying the phone.
The protective covering adds the additional security for the device that is sleek, guarding 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 a pleasant encounter. 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 taking video calls, or selfies, an eight mega pixel wide angle front a proximity sensor, when on calls and a fairly small ear piece that can occasionally come off as muffled,.
The top border of the mobile manufactured from plastic has a 3.5mm jack pin allowance, which places emphasis on the handset’s own minimalist design.
The jack pin allowance however comes off as a gaping hole that is possibly an unofficial store for lint from an user’s pocket.
This is because of the size which at times forces an user when on a call to correct the handset.
The base of the the display has the capacitive touch buttons (exit key, menu button, and house button) with an additional capacitive button that minimizes another three to allow more viewing space.
On the left border of the device is the the SIM card tray which has provision for two micro SIM cards.
The opposite border has the power/lock button the volume toggle and the memory card tray tray.
At the bottom border 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 microphone that could trap lint.
The rear of the smartphone features a 13 megapixel primary camera with a dual flash light set next to it.
Right under that is a fingerprint sensor that’s one of the newer features made available from the manufacturer. Unlike rival brands that let only one finger to lock programs, the mobile and other characteristics, the Phantom 5’s sensor can save up to five fingers allowing for easy use.
Below the sensor is a minimalist insignia of the brand that may be a relief to users who’ve hitherto maintained that the branding is noticeable in a not pleasant manner.
At the very bottom of the back is a broad Dolby Digital loudspeaker, which coupled with the smartphone’s dual sound equaliser capacities, produces rich sound .
Coming to the internal workings, the smartphone runs on the Android Lollipop 5.1 operating system that’s been touted as among the most reactive in smartphones.
The easy running operating system is helped 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 applications like games on the smartphone.
In terms of storage the smartphone offers a whole 32GB of internal memory and this can be expandable to 132GB via a microSD card.
All this is kept running by a 3000 mAh non-changeable battery which offers impressive standby and talk time.
The handset is a great bargain for users looking to get a reasonable device with flagship characteristics. There is barely little to bemoan when it comes to attributes and functionality as the the device is a proven performer running economically to equal other high end brands.
The disadvantage to the unit is the plastic top and bottom edges which will either break on impact or chip making the apparatus unsightly. Luckily, this is solved by the protective casing sold with the mobile. The casing also protects the aluminium back of the phone and by extension the fingerprint detector to preserve its functionality.
All in all, for N81,000 Naira, the mobile is a great buy with the convenience of fair pricing against an above average offering of features on the device.
Tecno Phantom 5 advents in Nigeria.
Tecno recently started the new “animal” in Nigeria in its Phantom line.
The Tecno Phantom 5 comes with some very interesting characteristics that I ‘m sure will grab the attention of many Android and tech fans.
In case you’re looking to have a cellphone that spells class, easy functionality and fair price , then the Tecno Phantom 5 is the phone to have.
With the innovations in quality and design, Tecno Phantom 5 is indeed a strong device for work and leisure, which defines the needs of its users.
The 5.5-inch FHD screen offers more real estate for your content, making the experience of seeing movies, playing games and browsing the web better.
With 13 megapixels, Tecno Phantom 5 seems to downgrade the camera ability of the phantom line.
However, it preserves 8 megapixels’ front facing camera with a flash to allow you to shoot very clean selfies anytime everywhere.
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 processor (MediaTek MT6753) with an impressive 3 GB RAM.
It’s an in built storage of 32 GB and permits up to 64 GB external storage, which guarantees smooth operation of the smart phone.
It also comes with a strong audio system powered by Dolby that gives an unbelievable digital environment output for anyone who understands the power of music.
The smartphone enables you to unlock your phone in less than 10 seconds and has a finger print scanner technology that can store up to 10 fingerprints. According Tecno, it takes 700 milliseconds to be precise.
It also comes with a 3000 mAh battery and double micro sim slots that I ‘m sure will continue a day or two depending on how you use it.
TECNO set to unveil 6 Plus variants and new Phantom 6 in an international launching
Finally, the mobile giant TECNO gives a positive nod to the long held views by technology faithful that the Asian multinational will be dropping its main of the year, come September in an international launching.
News of the yet to be released TECNO Phantom 6 and its version TECNO Phantom 6 Plus has predominated online technology websites for a while now but this has mostly been treated as speculative. Yet, it has turned out that these conjectures aren’t so notional after all. There will be an official launch of a completely outlandish Phantom and this time TECNO is saying so.
Yet, what notify this article are the verbal cues from a top graded staff which imply the mobile multinational may have taken lessons from consumers’ comments on what the forerunner main, TECNO Phantom 5 didn’t get absolutely appropriate last year.
So, in what areas did last Phantom neglect to impress?
The great thing about the TECNO system is that it takes consumers’ feedbacks seriously and routes them into its R&D, therefore, the customary spot-on upgrades go with every flagship. From what we’ve learned, the TECNO Phantom 5 design that is material didn’t live up to expectations.
Phantom 5 body rim is plastic not metal.
The alternative of plastic over full metal in Phantom 5 body rim is a major anti-climax for both users and reviewers of the smartphone that is brilliantly designed.
“My Phantom 5 caved in at the edge on a significant impact. I ‘d also before detected that its champagne golden colour disappeared along the rim to expose black plastic foundation”—a Phantom 5 owner
This widely reported flaw in the forerunner Phantom has been worked out 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 simply , not wow that is fantastic
Even though breathtaking 13MP rear/8MP front low light cameras were sported by the TECNO Phantom 5, Phantom enthusiasts felt the photo-concentrated mid-range TECNO Camon C8 pulled stunning shots off.
What response do they get for their lackluster review of TECNO Phantom 5 cameras?
A massive dual back camera upgrades (13MP 5MP) in TECNO Phantom 6 and cooling 21MP SONYTM back camera in the TECNO Phantom 6 Plus phablet form.
And eventually, a deca- core icing on the cake
While the Phantom 5 passed the central processing unit test quarterswhere its octa-core central processing unit wasbrought under the heat, a sweet finish;a done and dusted occasion to its next Phantom was needed by TECNO. It got only that, the new TECNO Phantom 6is believed to be established with groundbreaking deca-core central processing unit; among the first mains in the marketplace with such specs that were tremendous.
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