Tecno Phantom V Fold

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Tecno Phantom V Fold features and specifications in Kenya

  • RAM: 12GB
  • Internal Storage:256GB /  512GB
  • Battery: 5,000 mAh
  • Main camera: 50MP + 50MP +13MP
  • Front camera: 16MP, 32MP Cover lens
  • Display: 7.85 inches foldable display, 6.42 inches folded display
  • Cover display: 6.52 inches
  • Processor: Mediatek Dimensity 9000+ (4 nm)
  • Connectivity: Dual sim, 2G, 3G, 4G, 5G, Wi-Fi
  • Colors: Black, White
  • OS: Android 13, HiOS 13 Fold

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Tecno Phantom V Fold

Tecno Phantom V Fold price in Kenya is Kes 100,000 . It measures 159.4 x 72 x 14.2-14.5 mm when folded and 159.4 x 140.4 x 6.9 mm when unfolded. It weighs 299g.  the dual SIM device features a Foldable LTPO AMOLED, 1B colors, 120Hz, 1100 nits (peak) display. The 7.85-inch display has an impressive resolution of 2000 x 2296 pixels (~388 ppi density). When folded, the cover display comprises 6.42 inches, 1080 x 2550 pixels (431 PPI), LTPO AMOLED, 1B colors, 120Hz, 1100 nits (peak), with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus protection. Running on Android 13 OS, with HiOS 13-Fold user interface for customization, you will love the experience on the Phantom V Fold. It is powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 9000+ (4 nm) chipset, which is coupled by an Octa-core (1×3.20 GHz Cortex-X2 & 3×2.85 GHz Cortex-A710 & 4×1.80 GHz Cortex-A510) CPU and Mali-G710 MC10 CPU.

To optimize operations, the foldable device comes equipped with 256GB 12GB RAM / 512GB 12GB RAM (UFS 3.1) in-build memory which is quite sufficient. To capture life moments, the Phantom comes equipped with a triple main camera set-up consisting of 50MP + 50MP +13MP, a single 32MP cover camera, and a 16MP selfie camera (when unfolded). A side-mounted fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass sensors make handling the handset more convenient.  Powering the Tecno Phantom V Fold is a Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable battery, that is charged by 45W wired, charging 1-40% in 15 min, and 1-100% in 55 min. The handset is now available at Phoneplace Kenya, in Black and White.

Tecno Phantom V Fold Key Specs

Brand
Tecno
Model
Tecno Phantom V Fold
Announced
February, 2023
Released
Q2 2023 (Expected)
Operating System
Android 13, HiOS 13 Fold
Chipset
Mediatek Dimensity 9000+ (4 nm)
CPU Speed
Octa-core (1×3.20 GHz Cortex-X2 & 3×2.85 GHz Cortex-A710 & 4×1.80 GHz Cortex-A510)
GPU Graphics Processor
Mali-G710 MC10
Storage
256GB/512GB
RAM
12GB
Card Slot
No
Rear Camera
50 MP + 50 MP + 13 MP
Front Camera
16 MP
Network
GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G
Sim Card
Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Weight
299 g (10.55 oz)
Dimensions
Unfolded: 159.4 x 140.4 x 6.9 mm
Folded: 159.4 x 72 x 14.2-14.5 mm
Screen Resolution
2000 x 2296 pixels (~388 ppi density)
Display Type
Foldable LTPO AMOLED, 1B colors, 120Hz, 1100 nits (peak)
Display Size
7.85 inches, 196.9 cm2 (~88.0% screen-to-body ratio)
3.5mm jack
No
Bluetooth
5.2, A2DP, LE
GPS
GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
NFC
Yes
Wi-Fi
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
USB
USB Type-C, OTG
Radio
FM radio
Sensor
Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Battery
Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
Fast Charging
45W wired, 40% in 15 min, 100% in 55 min
Colors
Black, White
Price in Kenya
Ksh 100,000

Design and Build

As a foldable handset, Tecno Phantom V Fold is a masterpiece of engineering. It weighs 299g, measures 159.4 x 72 x 14.2-14.5 mm when folded and 159.4 x 140.4 x 6.9 mm (when unfolded). The Phantom V Fold is Dual SIM, supporting Nano-SIM, dual stand-by. It has no MicroSD slot, hence maximizing the slots for the SIM cards. An Aramid Fiber Protective Case is exclusively designed for the Tecno Phantom V Fold. You will find the case handy for hands-off viewing of the handset on your desktop, with the retrievable stand a useful addition.

Display

Both the 7.85-inch ultra-flat main screen and the curved 6.42-inch curved sub-screen define the Tecno Phantom V Fold. The 120 optimally-sized flagship dual screen is impressive and immersive both on the inside and outside. The 7.85-inch ultra-flat foldable main screen is virtually crease free, enabling you to unfold endless possibilities on the ultra-big main screen. Entertainment or work, you will be immersed the moment you turn the display on.

Notable the 7.85-inch ultra-flat main screen has:

  • 8:7 optimally -sized main screen
  • Flexible AMOLED display
  • 2k+ Resolution / 2000 x 2296 pixels (~388 ppi density)
  • 90% screen-to-body ratio

When folded, you will have uninterrupted access to a 6.42-inch curved sub-screen, which fits perfectly in your palm.  The classic 21:9 ultra-big display with the unique, micro-curved design provides a second screen for calls, quick chats and use of the handset without unfolding it up.

Notable on the 6.42-inch curved sub-screen are:

  • Optimally-sized sub-screen
  • Flexible AMOLED display
  • 1080p resolution / 1080 x 2550 pixels, 431 PPI
  • 1% screen-to-body ratio.

The Aerospace-grade Innovative Hinge is virtually crease-fee, with the screen crease measuring 0.11 mm. Re-imagine the foldable from every dimension that can be imagined, whether in size, material, or groundbreaking-hinge design. The Phantom V Fold was designed to be exceptional. Made from aerospace-grade materials, the hinge boasts an innovative proprietary hinge design, providing a crease-free screen with high durability of over 200,000 folds. It is lightweight yet strong. Folded, it fits tightly. Unfolded, it leaves no noticeable creases.

Camera

An ultra-clear 5 lenses camera system defines the Tecno Phantom V Fold, enabling it to rise above boundaries. The rear camera consists of a triple setup:

  • 50 MP, f/1.9, (wide), 1/1.3″, PDAF (primary camera
  • 50 MP, (telephoto), PDAF, 2x optical zoom (portrait camera)
  • 13 MP, 120˚ (ultrawide)
  • [email protected], [email protected] video recording

The 50MP main camera with superlight custom sensors is specifically enabled to capture the minutest of details to retain every exquisite nuance. Super Night Portrait, Super Night Mode and Super Night 4K video are the main highlights when using the main camera. With the 50MP Night Camera, you can capture virtually any glamourous moment, especially in the dark. The front-facing cameras open new [photography experiences for the users. Capture ultra selfies and use the sub-screen for a preview.

The front-facing cameras consist of:

  • 16 MP, (wide) Main Screen Camera
  • 32 MP, (wide) UHD Sub Screen Camera

Operating System, Processing Unit & Inbuild Memory

The Phantom Fold phone runs on Android 13 OS. The operating system is complemented with HiOS 13-Fold skin which is instrumental in improving the user experience. The handset’s flagship MediaTek Dimensity 9000+ (4 nm) chipset leads in performance and power at the core. Specifically, the chipset provides higher performance, lower power consumption, better thermal control, and seamless multi-tasking on the large screen.

Running apps simultaneously? Playing a high-setting video game? Have no worries, considering the high-performance MediaTek Dimensity 9000+ chipset, coupled with the efficient Octa-core (1×3.20 GHz Cortex-X2 & 3×2.85 GHz Cortex-A710 & 4×1.80 GHz Cortex-A510) CPU and Mali-G710 MC10 GPU. A 12GB LPDDR5X RAM is quite a statement of intent on performance by Tecno, on the Phantom Fold model. Such high RAM enables ultra-high data transfer, with a theoretical speed of up to 20%. An inbuilt space memory of 256GB / 512GB (with UFS 3.1 technology) provides a base for ultra-high-speed data reading, sequentially faster by 100%.

Sensors

Installed on the Phantom fold are:

  • Fingerprint (side-mounted)
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyro
  • proximity
  • compass sensors

the fingerprint sensor is side-mounted and integrated into the power key. You can unlock your phone with your intuitive touch, with your biometrics enhancing security on who accesses data and information stored on your handset.

Network

Tecno Phantom V Fold is 5G enabled. It relies on GSM / HSPA / LTE / 5G network technology. Supporting 2G, 3G, 4G and 5G network bands, the device takes up HSPA, LTE, 5G network speed. thus, you are assured of fast uploading and downloading of heavy files and data.

Connectivity and Communications

Installed on the device are Dual Stereo Speakers, which provide the immersive stereo sound effect. For connectivity, make use of Bluetooth (5.2, A2DP, LE), and WLAN (Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band). To transfer data, make use of USB Type-C, OTG, and NFC, whereas FM Radio is supported by the device, a 3.5mm jack port, is not supported.

Power System

Powering the Phantom fold handset is a Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5,000mAh super battery is charged by a 45W flash charger, which powers up 40% in 15 min, and 1-100% in 55 min.

Pros and Cons of Tecno Phantom V Fold

Pros

  • high display resolution
  • high-performance chipset and processor
  • screen options
  • the Tecno Phantom V Fold is superior to the Galaxy Z Fold4
  • high capacity battery
  • supports fast charging
  • powerful camera set-up
  • 4K video recording.
  • Side-mounted fingerprint reader
  • High-quality stereo speakers are installed for great sound output.

Cons

  • no 3.5mm jack port
  • no MicroSD slot
  • limited color range to choose from.
  • heavy handset at 299g
  • not water resistant
  • does not support reverse charging
  • no wireless charging.
  • No gyro-EIS support
  • No official water-resistant rating
  • High price tag

Verdict

Tecno Phantom V Fold is another addition to the limited foldable phones available on the market. The competition is pretty high, considering Samsung, who pioneered foldable phones sit at the top with its impressive series of smartphones.

FAQS

  • Is the Tecno Phantom V Fold water-resistant? There is no official waterproof rating provided by Tecno. However, the device is protected with extra seals to prevent failures caused by dust, raindrops, and water splashes.
  • Is Tecno Phantom V Fold available in Kenya? On pre-order at Phoneplace Kenya.
  • What is the battery capacity on the Tecno Phantom V Fold? 5,000mAh. The 5,000mAh super battery is charged by a 45W flash charger, which powers up 40% in 15 min, and 1-100% in 55 min.
  • Is Tecno Phantom V Fold heavy? It weighs 299g and is relatively heavy depending on your preferences.
  • What are the dimensions of the Tecno Phantom V Fold?
    1. Folded: 159.4 x 72 x 14.2-14.5 mm
    2. Unfolded: Unfolded: 159.4 x 140.4 x 6.9 mm
  • What type and size of the screen is on the Tecno Phantom V Fold? Foldable LTPO AMOLED, 1B colors, 120Hz, 1100 nits (peak) display.
    1. 7.85-inch ultra-flat main screen
    2. 6.42-inch curved sub-screen
  • Is the display on the Tecno Phantom V Fold protected? Yes, it is protected by a tamper-proof Corning Gorilla Glass Victus.
  • What are the specifications of the main camera on Tecno Phantom V Fold?
    1. 50 MP, f/1.9, (wide), 1/1.3″, PDAF (primary camera
    2. 50 MP, (telephoto), PDAF, 2x optical zoom (portrait camera)
  • 13 MP, 120˚ (ultrawide)
  • What colour options are available for the Tecno Phantom V Fold? Red and White.
  • What processor is installed on the MediaTek Tecno Phantom V Fold? An Octa-core, Dimensity 9000+ (4 nm).
  • Is Tecno Phantom V Fold good for playing games? It is perfect for playing high-setting videos.
  • What is the inbuilt memory space on Tecno Phantom V Fold? 12GB RAM 256/512GB ROM.

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