TECNO Mobile has recently unveiled its latest offering, the TECNO PHANTOM 5. The PHANTOM 5 characteristics like 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.
“Global sales of smartphones to end users reached 336 million units, a growth of 19.3 per cent during the first quarter of 2015, these figures reflect strong sales in Africa—specially North Africa and Nigeria, said Mr. Vane, Director of Advertising, TECNO Mobile.
PHANTOM 5 boasts 13MP auto focus back 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 fast growing, what we see is an increasingly segmented space where phones are bought by end users based on essential attributes like music, camera and Internet . 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 included.
As PHANTOM 5 unveils TECNO’s first fingerprint touch detector mounted on the back of the smart phone brand loyalists can now appreciate the long awaited ‘Touch’ finger print identification from the top cellular telephone manufacturer.
“The accuracy 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 high performer
The Tecno Phantom 5 is in every way a budget-friendly smartphone with high end attributes making its acquisition a deal for any user.
With dependable, classy and stylish being some of the adjectives that can result from the unit, the Chinese manufacturer promises users the advantage of a high performance device at an affordable cost.
And in that aspect the smartphone doesn’t disappoint.
To start with, the device comes in keeping with the manufacturer’s custom of wowing from your start within an elaborate packaging.
More in relation to the aesthetics, the packaging guarantees the smartphone will suffer no damage while on transportation system, hence relieving a buyer of unneeded shock.
The interior of the packaging is however minimalist and streamlined making unpacking it all the more a delightful experience.
The carton comprises the apparatus, a protective cover, a travel adaptor, a pair of earphones, an USB 2.0 charging cable, a SIM key, and two SIM card adaptors.
The adaptors allow for an user to fit nano SIM or a micro SIM based on which size they’ve prior to purchasing the phone.
The protective covering adds the additional security for the sleek apparatus, safeguarding in the event of a fall against scratches and dents.
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 viewing an enjoyable encounter. The handset has dimensions of 151 X 75.8 X 6.8 mm and weighs 172 grammes.
The display has triple-layered Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection to keep away scrapes.
At the top of the screen are the LED flashlight for illumination when shooting selfies, or video calls, an eight mega pixel wide-angle front a proximity sensor, and a fairly small ear piece that will often come off as muffled when on calls.
This really is because of the size which at times forces an user when on a call to adjust the handset.
The bottom of the screen has the capacitive touch buttons (exit key, menu button, and dwelling button) with an additional capacitive button that minimizes another three to allow more viewing space.
The top edge of the mobile made of 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 that’s potentially an unofficial store for lint from an user’s pocket.
On the left border of the device is the the SIM card tray which has provision for two SIM cards that are micro.
The opposite edge has the electricity/lock button, the volume toggle and the memory card tray.
At the bottom edge of the smartphone is the charging interface which doubles up as the connector into a computer or other peripheral devices. On the right side of the charging interface is the mic which may trap lint.
The back 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 is one of the newer features supplied by producer. Unlike rival brands that let just one finger to lock the phone, programs and other attributes, the Phantom 5’s sensor can save up to five fingers allowing for ease of use with either hand.
On the plus side, the handset is a great deal for users looking to get a reasonable device with flagship features. There is hardly little to bemoan with regards to attributes and functionality as the the device is a proven performer working efficiently to equal other high end brands.
The disadvantage to the device is the plastic top and bottom edges which will break on impact or chip making the device unsightly. Fortunately, this is solved by the protective casing sold with the cellphone. The casing also shields the aluminium back of the phone and by extension the fingerprint detector to keep its functionality.
The device’s RAM is 3GB which adds to the ease of running even RAM-intensive applications such as games on the smartphone.
When it comes to 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 stand-by and talk time.
Below the sensor is a minimalist insignia of the brand that will be a relief to users who’ve hitherto maintained that the branding is conspicuous in a not nice manner.
At the very base of the back is a broad Dolby Digital speaker, which coupled with the smartphone’s sound equaliser capacities that are dual, produces rich sound .
Coming to the internal workings, the smartphone runs on the Android Lollipop 5.1 operating system that has been touted as among the most responsive in smartphones.
The smooth running operating system is assisted by a 1.5GHz octa-core chip, 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 phone is a great buy with the convenience of fair pricing against an above average offering of attributes on the apparatus.
Why Tecno Phantom 5 is one of the finest smartphones in the market
Tecno Phantom 5 introductions in Nigeria.
Tecno launched the new “animal” in its Phantom line in Nigeria.
The Tecno Phantom 5 comes with some very interesting features that I am certain will grab the focus of tech fans and many Android.
In case you are looking to have a phone that spells class, easy functionality and price that is decent the Tecno Phantom 5 is the phone to have.
With the innovations in design and quality, Tecno Phantom 5 is really a powerful device 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 seeing films, playing games and browsing the web better.
It, nevertheless, retains the 1080 x 1920 pixels’ resolution which offers a screening experience that is solid.
With 13 megapixels, Tecno Phantom 5 appears to downgrade the camera power of the phantom line.
With 151 x 78.5 x 6.8mm measurements, Tecno Phantom 5 is super small and comes with a metallic finish.
It runs Android 5.1 (Lollipop) on a 64 Bit 1.5 GHz octa-core chip (MediaTek MT6753) with an impressive 3 GB RAM.
It has an in-built storage of 32 GB and permits up to 64 GB external storage, which guarantees smooth operation of the smart phone.
The smartphone allows you to unlock your mobile in less than 10 seconds and has a finger print scanner technology that can store up to 10 fingerprints. According to Tecno, it takes 700 milliseconds to be precise.
It also comes with a powerful audio system powered by Dolby that gives an unbelievable digital surround output signal for anyone who understands the power of music.
It also comes with double micro sim slots and a 3000 mAh battery that I am certain will last a day or two depending on how you use it.
TECNO set to unveil 6 Plus forms and new Phantom 6 in an international start
Finally, the mobile giant TECNO gives a positive nod to the long held views by tech faithful that the Asian multinational will be losing its main of the year, come September in an international start.
Yet, what advise this article about the next TECNOPhantom are the verbal cues from a top graded staff which indicate the cellular multinational may have taken lessons feedbacks on what the forerunner flagship, TECNO Phantom 5 did not get absolutely right last year.
News of the yet to be released TECNO Phantom 6 and its variant TECNO Phantom 6 Plus has dominated online technology websites for a while now but this has mainly been treated as notional. 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 so.
So, in what places did last Phantom neglect to impress?
The great thing about the TECNO system is that it takes consumers’ responses seriously and routes them into its R&D, consequently, the customary spot-on upgrades go with every main. From what we’ve learned, the TECNO Phantom 5 stuff design didn’t live up to expectations.
Phantom 5 body rim is plastic not metal.
The choice of plastic over full metal in Phantom 5 body rim is a major anticlimax for both reviewers and users of the constructed smartphone.
This widely reported flaw in the predecessor 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 significant impact. I had also previously discovered that its champagne golden colour disappeared along the rim to expose black plastic base”—a Phantom 5 owner
Phantom 5 cameras are just fantastic, not wow
Even though the TECNO Phantom 5 sported breathtaking 13MP back/8MP front low light cameras, Phantom enthusiasts felt the photo-concentrated midrange TECNO Camon C8 pulled off more sensational shots.
What response do they get for their lackluster review of TECNO Phantom 5 cameras?
A huge double rear camera upgrades (13MP 5MP) in TECNO Phantom 6 and cooling 21MP SONYTM rear camera in the TECNO Phantom 6 Plus phablet variant.
And eventually, a deca- core
While the Phantom 5 passed the central processing unit evaluation quarterswhere its octa-core chip wasbrought under the heat, TECNO wanted a sweet end;a dusted and done occasion to its next Phantom. It got just that, the new TECNO Phantom 6is believed to be started with groundbreaking deca-core chip; among the first mains in the market with such tremendous specs.