Nigeria: TECNO Mobile unveils new Phantom 5
TECNO Mobile has recently unveiled its latest offering, the TECNO PHANTOM 5. The PHANTOM 5 attributes including 3GB RAM, fingerprint Touch ID and full metal body casing. A superior smartphone completely optimized for work and leisure, the PHANTOM 5 has a MediaTek TFA9890 Octa-core chipset.
“Worldwide sales of smartphones to end users reached 336 million units, a rise of 19.3 per cent during the first quarter of 2015, these amounts represent strong sales in Africa—especially North Africa and Nigeria, said Mr. Vane, Director of Promotion, 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 fast developing, what we see is an increasingly segmented space where cellphones are bought by end users predicated on key characteristics like Internet, camera and music connectivity. TECNO is positioned 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 enjoy the long awaited ‘Touch’ finger print identification in the top cellular telephone maker as PHANTOM 5 unveils TECNO’s first fingerprint touch detector mounted on the back 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 attributes making its acquisition a buy for any user.
With classy, trendy and reputable being some of the adjectives that can result from the device, the Chinese manufacturing company assures users the advantage of a high performance apparatus at a reasonable price.
And in that respect the smartphone doesn’t disappoint.
To start with, the device comes in an intricate packaging in keeping with the maker’s custom of wowing from your beginning.
More compared to the aesthetics, the packaging guarantees the smartphone will endure no damage while on transportation system, thus relieving a buyer of unnecessary shock.
The inside of the packaging is nevertheless minimalist and streamlined making unpacking it all the more a delightful experience.
The carton includes the apparatus, 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 either a micro SIM or nano SIM depending on which size they have prior to purchasing the mobile.
The protective covering adds the additional security for the apparatus that is slick, guarding against scrapes and dents 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 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 scrapes away.
On top of the screen are the LED flashlight for illumination when shooting video calls, or selfies, an eight mega pixel wide-angle front a proximity sensor, and a somewhat small ear piece that will often come off as muffled when on calls.
This is because of the size which at times forces an user to adjust the handset when on a call.
The bottom of the screen has the capacitive touch buttons (exit key, menu button, and house button) with an additional capacitive button that minimizes the other three to allow more viewing space.
The top edge of the mobile made from plastic has a 3.5mm jack pin allowance, which puts emphasis on the handset’s own minimalist layout.
The jack pin allowance however comes off as a gaping hole which is potentially an unofficial store for lint from an user’s pocket.
On the left border of the unit is the the SIM card tray which has provision for two SIM cards that are micro.
The opposite border has the memory card tray, the electricity/lock button and the volume toggle.
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 mic that could trap lint.
The rear of the smartphone features a 13 megapixel primary camera with a double flash light set next to it.
Right below that is a fingerprint sensor which can be among the newer features made available from producer. Unlike competitor brands that let just one finger to lock other characteristics, programs and the mobile, the Phantom 5’s sensor can save as much as five fingers allowing for easy use with either hand.
The handset is a great bargain for users looking to get an affordable device with flagship characteristics. There’s scarcely little to bemoan in terms of functionality and attributes as the the device is a proven performer functioning efficiently to match other high end brands.
The disadvantage to the device is the plastic top and bottom borders which will either break on chip or impact making the device unsightly. Luckily, the protective casing sold with the mobile solves this. The casing also protects the aluminium rear of the phone and by extension the fingerprint sensor to preserve its functionality.
The device’s RAM is 3GB which adds to the ease of running RAM-intensive programs for example games on the smartphone.
With regards to storage the smartphone offers a whole 32GB of internal memory and this is expandable to 132GB via a microSD card.
All this is kept running by a 3000 mAh non-changeable battery which offers remarkable standby and talk time.
Below the sensor is a minimalist insignia of the brand which will be a relief to users who have hitherto maintained the branding is noticeable in a not nice manner.
At the very bottom of the rear is a wide Dolby Digital loudspeaker, which coupled with the smartphone’s sound equaliser capacities that are dual, produces sound that is rich .
The simple 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 device an experience full of surprises.
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.
Why Tecno Phantom 5 is one of the finest smartphones in the market
Tecno Phantom 5 introductions in Nigeria.
Tecno recently started the new “animal” in its Phantom line in Nigeria.
The Tecno Phantom 5 comes with some very interesting features that I ‘m certain will grab the focus of technology fans and many Android.
In case you are looking to have a cellphone that spells class, simple functionality and fair cost the Tecno Phantom 5 is the phone to have.
With the innovations in quality and design, Tecno Phantom 5 is truly a strong apparatus for leisure and work, which defines the needs of its users.
The 5.5-inch FHD display offers more real estate for your content, making the experience of watching movies, playing games and browsing the net better.
The 1080 x 1920 pixels’ resolution which offers a viewing experience that is solid is, however, retained by it.
With 13 megapixels, Tecno Phantom 5 appears to downgrade the camera power of the phantom line.
Nevertheless, it maintains 8 megapixels’ front facing camera with a flash to let you to shoot really clean selfies anytime everywhere.
With 151 x 78.5 x 6.8mm dimensions, Tecno Phantom 5 is super slim 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 also comes with a powerful audio system powered by Dolby that gives an unbelievable digital environment output signal 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 last a day or two depending on how you use it.
TECNO set to unveil 6 Plus variations 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 its main of the year wills be dropping, 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 on-line technology sites for a while but this has largely been treated as speculative. Yet, it has turned out that these speculations are not so notional after all. There will be an official release of a totally outlandish Phantom and this time TECNO is saying thus.
Nonetheless, what inform this post about the next TECNOPhantom are the verbal cues from a top graded staff which indicate the mobile multinational may have taken lessons opinions last year on what the forerunner main, TECNO Phantom 5 didn’t get totally right.
The great thing about the TECNO system is that it chooses consumers’ feedbacks seriously and routes them into its R&D, hence, the standard spot on upgrades go with every flagship. From what we’ve discovered, the TECNO Phantom 5 layout that is stuff 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 anti-climax for both users and reviewers of the smartphone that is brilliantly designed.
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 premium aluminum-magnesium alloy rims for its 98.1% full metal body casing.
“My Phantom 5 caved in at the edge on a major impact. I ‘d also before detected that its champagne gold color faded along the rim to expose black plastic base”—a Phantom 5 owner
Phantom 5 cameras are just amazing, not wow
Even though the TECNO Phantom 5 sported 13MP back/8MP front low light cameras that were breathless, Phantom enthusiasts felt the photo-centered midrange more sensational shots were pulled off by TECNO Camon C8.
What response do they get for their lackluster review of TECNO Phantom 5 cameras?
And finally, a deca- core icing on the cake
While the Phantom 5 passed the central processing unit evaluation inmany quarterswhere its octa-core chip wasbrought under the heat, a sweet ending;a done and dusted occasion to its next Phantom was wanted by TECNO. It got only that, the new TECNO Phantom 6is believed to be found with groundbreaking deca-core processor; one among the first mains in the market with such enormous specs.