Tecno phones are known to be among the phones with decent prices in Nigeria. It came into the Nigerian tech market like a messiah for those who have a tight budget but wanted the features expensive phones had. Till today, they are still producing phones that meet consumer needs and the Tecno Phantom 9 is one of their premium phones with amazing features and specifications. So far, TECNO Phantom 9 price in Nigeria hasn’t changed much because it was released recently.
Tecno Phantom 9 was launched in July 2019 and is the company’s latest flagship.
If you’re currently using the TECNO Phantom 8 and you’re considering whether to upgrade to 9, fret not. It is a good choice and you’ll discover why the upgrade is worth it. The internal storage, processor, screen display, phone shape, front and rear cameras all makes Phantom 9 worthy of been a flagship phone.
Let’s take a look at the general overview of the phone.
TECNO Phantom 9 Specifications, Features and Current Price
TECNO Phantom 8
When it comes to the overall appearance, the Phantom 9 looks nothing like its younger brother, Phantom 8. It is more attractive with a larger screen, better and more cameras, etc.
The phone is 7.75 mm thick and it feels comfortable on the hand.
It is, however, only available in Lapland Aurora (a blue-like colour). It would be a good choice if the company produce the phone with a variety of colours.
Phantom 9 has the usual power button and volume rocker on the sides on standby. The phone still has the 3.5 mm headphone jack at its base. In addition, there is the micro USB 2.0 port (for charging and connection) and the microphone slot.
Behind the Phantom 9 are the vertical triple cameras and a LED flash below them at the top left corner.
The phone has no fingerprint scanner on the back as it has been incorporated into the phone’s display. Most people are not accustomed to this new development yet but will eventually fall in love with it.
Generally, Tecno Phantom 9 is a good-looking smartphone which we would preferably use a transparent case for.
The phone is a full HD, has a 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution and a wonderful 6.39-inch AMOLED display. This display gets an amazing screen to body ratio of 5.25:1 by using an inner water drop style notch which boxes the camera.
Additionally, the screen has an in-display fingerprint sensor technology that works fine although it is a bit slow to unlock.
With the above features, you can rest assured that the phone is superb for playing games, watching your movies and surfing the internet.
The Rear and Front Cameras
The Tecno Phantom 9 has a triple back camera and the single front camera.
The triple set-up camera includes a 2 MP depth sensor, an 8 megapixels wide-angle lens of 120 degrees field of view and a main 16 megapixels camera of f/1.8 aperture.
The front camera is a 32 MP selfie camera housed in the waterdrop style notch that hinders the top bezel.
One interesting feature about the cameras is that you can adjust the flashlights’ intensity by sliding up or down on the camera screen.
With the cameras, you get incredibly high-quality images. In conclusion, it is your ideal android smartphone if you want a nice camera that works fine under any light setting.
A non-removable Li-Ion 3500 mAh battery powers the smartphone, which is the same as the Phantom 8’s battery capacity.
One a single charge, the phone’s battery can last all day, so you do not have to worry about recharging it.
The phone uses a 6 GB RAM memory and an inner memory of 128 GB.
It supports external memory card. Micro-SD of up to 1 Terabyte.
The TECNO Phantom 9 supports 4G LTE, 3G CDMA EVDO, 3G WCDMA, 2G CDMA 1X and 2G GSM.
The phone also supports Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct and dual-band. Its 3G connection speed can be up to 42.2/5.76 Mbps while its 4G LTE can be up to 150/50 Megabyte per second.
It features a Bluetooth version 4.2.
It supports USB 2.0 but no NFC.
Unlike the Phantom 8 which runs on Android 7.0 Nougat + HiOS, the Tecno Phantom 9 runs on Android 9 Pie + HiOS 5.
It also has a stronger Octa-core processor than its predecessor, MediaTek Helio P35 (12nm) chipset and a PowerVR GE8320 GPU.
Other Specs and Features of Phantom 9
- In-Screen Fingerprint sensor
- Dual Nano SIM
- 3.5 mm Headphone Jack
- Proximity Sensor
- Fast Charge
Tecno Phantom 9 Current Price in Nigeria
Tecno Phantom 9 is available in virtually all the standard Android phones stores in Nigeria –online and offline.
The price of the new TECNO Phantom 9 on Jumia, Nigeria is between ₦76,000 – ₦95,000
You can also get the phone on Konga for ₦80,000 – ₦85,000.
At SLOT, the price of a new TECNO Phantom 9 is between ₦77,000.
The Tecno Phantom 9 is indeed a trendy smartphone which costs a much lesser price than the Phantom 8 when it was released in 2017. It offers one of the best deals you can ever ask for.
How much is Tecno Phantom 9 in Nigeria?
The price of Tecno Phantom 9 ranges between ₦76,000 to ₦95,000, depending of the location and company you’re buying from.
Does Tecno Phantom 9 have fingerprint?
Yes, it does. But unlike other phones which has the fingerprint at the back, Tecno Phantom 9 has an in-display fingerprint sensor technology in the screen.