TECNO is getting serious about its premium Phantom subbrand. The company recently launched the flagship Phantom X2 series in the country late in January in the country(the global launch was held in December) Anyway, the company is now dipping its toes in the foldable market with the launch of the TECNO Phantom V Fold.
The TECNO Phantom V Fold is getting into a growing foldable smartphone sector which now has the likes of Samsung’s Z Fold 4, OPPO’s Find N2, Vivo’s X Fold+, Xiaomi’s Mix Fold 2 and Honor’s Magic Vs.
TECNO doesn’t deviate far from its rivals when it comes to design especially in comparison to the Z Fold 4. TECNO opts for a book-style format for its foldable packing two screens rocking a 120Hz refresh rate. It sports a 6.42″ LTPO AMOLED screen for the cover display at 1080p resolution. It sports Gorilla Glass Victus protection.
The TECNO Phantom V Fold is powered by the Dimensity 9000+ 5G processor(4nm). This is the same chipset on the OPPO Find N2 Flip and shares performance stats similar to the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 that’s in the Samsung Z Fold 4.
It has 12GB of RAM and up to 512GB of onboard storage. It also comes with Android 13 and HiOS 13.
Phantom V Fold sports a triple setup in a circular module featuring a 50MP main, 50MP telephoto with 2X optical zoom(20x Digital Zoom) and 13MP ultrawide.
There are two front-facing cameras for selfies with the cover display having a 32MP lens while the inner display has a 16MP lens.
Phantom V Fold has a 5000mAh battery and support for 45W wired charging which can juice up the V Fold to full in 55 minutes.
TECNO Phantom V Fold is coming in Q2 and the price will start at roughly Ksh 140,000 for the base model(12/256) with the maxed-out version with 512GB going for Ksh 153,000.
|TECNO Phantom V Fold
dual speakers with DTS
|Cover Display: 6.42″ LTPO AMOLED screen at 1080p
Gorilla Glass Victus
Inner Display: 7.85″ foldable LTPO AMOLED screen at 2000p(2K) resolution
|Android 13 and HiOS 13
|Chip and CPU
|Dimensity 9000+ 5G processor(4nm)
|Mali-G710 MC10 GPU
|12GB of RAM
|50MP main, 50Mp telephoto with 2X optical zoom(20x Digital Zoom) and 13MP ultrawide.
|Cover display:32MP selfie camera
Inner Display: 16MP lens
|Battery and charging
45W wired charging
|Ksh 140,000: 12/256 version
Ksh 153,000: 12/512GB