TECNO Phantom X was launched in Ghana last night, July 2, 2021, at the Grand Arena at the Accra International Conference Centre. The Phantom series is TECNO’s top flagship device; it releases every other year just to make sure the device stands out and commands the attention it deserves especially because TECNO is best-known as a leading manufacturer of budget phones.
The last time a Phantom was released in Ghana was in 2019, and I had the honours of reviewing the Phantom 9 as it was called.
A lot happened at the launch last night, we witnessed the brand ambassador, Stonebwoy, and his friends’ lit up the evening with amazing performances into the night. But wait … This is not an entertainment blog; let’s focus on what matters — TECNO Phantom X.
In 2019, TECNO released the Phantom 9 in Ghana, retailing at GHC 1299, but this year the price of the new Phantom is twice its price from 2019. The Phantom X is retailing at GHC 2795.
It will interest you to know that the device is worth its price. The Phantom X is simply a beauty to behold. You will mistake it for a Samsung Galaxy from a distance.
Drawing from my experience with the Phantom 9, this new Phantom X comes with big improvements from design to hardware. I was completely impressed after spending a few minutes with it.
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Tecno Phantom X – What to expect?
According to TECNO, the Phantom X is a paradigm shift.
The phone comes with a 6.7-inch SuperAMOLED display. It is a 90Hz panel with 1080p+ resolution (19.5:9) and curved sides – the mark of a premium device. The phone has Gorilla Glass 5 protection on the front and back of the device. The fingerprint reader is built into the display. The build quality of this Phantom is simply first-rate.
An octa-core MediaTek Helio G95 processor powers TECNO Phantom X. It comes with 8GB of RAM. The Phantom X runs Android 11 and is powered by a 4700mAh battery that supports proprietary fast charging.
As far as the cameras are concerned, the TECNO Phantom X on the rear packs a 50-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.85 aperture, an 8-megapixel camera, and a 13-megapixel camera. The rear camera setup has autofocus. It sports a 48-megapixel camera on the front for selfies with an f/8 aperture.
The TECNO Phantom X runs HiOS is based on Android 11 and packs 256GB of inbuilt storage. The TECNO Phantom X measures 163.50 x 73.70 x 8.72mm (height x width x thickness) .
It comes in two colours: Monet Summer and Starry Night Blue.
Connectivity options on the Tecno Phantom X include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/ac, GPS, USB OTG, USB Type-C, and FM radio. Sensors on the phone include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and in-display fingerprint sensor.
The phone speaks for itself. Dash into any TECNO accredited shop across the country experience it first-hand.
Where to buy the Phantom X?
You can buy the device from any TECNO accredited shop across the country or order online via https://www.tecno-mobile.com/gh/stores/. Remember, the price is GHC 2795.