Tecno Phantom 9 is the latest addition to Tecno Phantom series. The device was unveiled in June 2019. The phone is the flagship device from Tecno Mobile for the year 2019 making it the successor to Tecno Phantom 8 launched in 2017. The Tecno Phantom 9 comes with on-screen fingerprint scanner, triple rear camera setup, and a large 6.4-inch Full-HD+ display.
The phone sports a big screen featuring 6.4-inch with AMOLED display and screen resolution 1080 x 2340 pixels. The device has a U-shaped notch cut-out, making the display a 19.5:9 aspect ratio, and giving the device about 83.4% screen-to-body ratio.
The Phatom 9 is the first of its kind from Tecno Mobile to have an on-screen finger print sensor which places your security right in front of you.
Under the hood, the Tecno Phantom 9 runs on an Octa-core MediaTek MT6765 Helio P35 SoC clocked at 2.35 GHz. This is a power efficient CPU built on a 12nm architecture, and optimized for Artificial Intelligence (AI) Technology. It is integrated with PowerVR GE8322 GPU, assisted with 6GB of RAM and 128GB internal storage.
On the camera department, Tecno made use of three (3) camera sensors at the back, just like on the Camon 11s or the Camon i4. Of the three sensors, there’s the 16-megapixel main sensor with quad-LED and PDAF, a 2-megapixel depth of field lens, and a large 8-megapixel wide angle lense. On the frontal, you are getting a single 32-megapixel selfie camera with a uniquely placed dual-LED flashs just on the bezels above the display.
The device has support for dual 4G enabled SIM, fuelled by a 3500mAh battery and runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) based on the latest HiOS v5.0.