Tecno Phantom X now in Kenya – Specs & Price

Tecno Phantom X in Kenya

Tecno Phantom X the successor of Phantom 9 has been launched in Kenya, comes with a major upgrade from the predecessor, and will retail at Kes. 50,000.

The new device, Tecno’s 2021 flagship smartphone features a 6.7-inch dual punch-hole display with curved edges powered by a 4700mAh, 256G+8G large memory, and a newly-updated HiOS 7.6 system.

PHANTOM X is equipped with the most powerful camera system combining a 50MP Ultra-Night camera and the industry’s leading 1/1.3 super large senor, 48MP Ultra-Clear Selfie camera with 105°Ultra-Wide-angle, not to mention the AI-assisted Super Night Mode and 50mm Golden Portrait.

Phantom X Display

PHANTOM X is equipped with a unique 3D Borderless Screen, embedded with a unique arc design at the right angle of 36.5° to accommodate a comfortable grip to the hand.

The top-class 6.7″ screen supports an enjoyable experience for videos and games. Unbounded by bezels, the 3D borderless screen features a large bending angle up to 70°, making text and images blend seamlessly into infinity around the edges of the device. The finest AMOLED display projects a streamlined and fluid vision of the world around you.

The new PHANTOM X offers the industry’s first curved glass surface etched texture. The innovative silk glass is based on a series of complex tests and manufacturing procedures, finally creating the elegant touch of “silk delicacy” and “glass sparkle”.

The extraordinary etched textured design presents vertical refined lines, producing pure artistic expression based on exquisite craftsmanship.

PHANTOM X came up with two classical colors: Van Gogh’s Starry Night Blue and Monet’s Summer. Van Gogh’s Starry Night brings a stellar display of the mysteriously nebulous sky.

Monet’s Summer is a display of warm and exuberant colors. Both are perfect options for bold explorers and innovators.

Phantom X camera feature

The powerful camera system of the PHANTOM X device consists of triple rear and dual front cameras. PHANTOM X adopts an industry-leading 50MP Ultra-Night Camera with a 1/1.3-inch Ultra-Large Sensor, making it easy to shoot crisp, professional photos.

The 50MP Ultra-Night camera featuring 1/1.3-inch Ultra-Large sensor can take in 33% more light from the outer environment compared to camera featuring 108MP camera with 1/1.5-inch sensor. With a wider ISO range and less noise, better exposure, users are empowered with the ability to capture unexpected beauty with a pixel size of 2.4μm in 4-in-1 mode, whilst not having to sacrifice on image quality even in complex lighting conditions.

Imagine taking a selfie with PHANTOM X’s 48MP Ultra-Clear Selfie camera, you can capture every detail such as: clearer skin textures, sharper facial features, and even brighter smiles. It is ideal for both individual and group selfies with the AI-assisted 105°Ultra-Wide angle.

With the self-developed AI face recommendation switching algorithm when multiple faces are detected, the selfie camera automatically recommends users to switch to ultra-wide shot mode to meet the needs of those multiple party selfies.

PHANTOM X, equipped with a macro lens of 50mm Golden Portrait to capture detailed portraits with a short focal length, comparable to professional portrait lenses. Users can also choose seven diversified portrait lighting effects without changing the photo background.

Three professional portrait color schemes are available to choose from to accommodate different skin color types, in line with multi-regional aesthetics and the demands from consumers.

With PHANTOM X’s Super Night Mode, night photography will never be a challenge again. Even in dark environments of less than 0.1 lux, PHANTOM X can bring more vivid details than the naked eye with the algorithm-enabled camera by utilizing AI segmentation and night protection.

All the while, optimizing the purity of the picture, the focusing speed, and the color representation at night. PHANTOM X makes it easy for you to capture the glorious night city scenes with the Super Night View 3.0, and even allows you to take elegant portraits in the spectacular night view with the help of Super Night Portrait.

Phantom X AI Assistant

PHANTOM X also features an industry-leading AI voice assistant who has mastered English and the Hausa language and can respond to your instructions even when you are offline.

Activate Ella by calling “Hi Ella” whenever users need to make phone calls, set up alarms, play music, initiate driving mode, and more, all without lifting a finger.

In addition, for other language barriers, PHANTOM X features an AI live transcribe function that can transcribe more than 70 languages, allowing you to communicate with more than 80% of the global population without difficulty.

Realtime and accessible communication is tailored for interactive conversations with a far-reaching audience. For business documents, the one-button Document Photography correction detects erroneous data with smart precision and extracts words from any type of image.

Moreover, PHANTOM X provides a series of promising safety measures to protect user privacy. Functions like Peek Proof and App encryption hiding can avoid your information from being leaked. Even in the instance where users accidentally lose their PHANTOM X, an anti-theft function alerts and remote locks the device.

Only you alone can unlock your smartphone, giving you confidence and guarantee in the security of your personal and sensitive information. The ultra-thin under screen fingerprint allows you to unlock PHANTOM X in less than 0.4s, giving you optimum unlocking speed without compromising on security.

Phantom X Power & Capacity

PHANTOM X empowers users to become up-to-date mobile players with a large storage capacity, powerful battery, as well as an efficient UI and OS design.

With 8G+256GB of storage, users can capture endless memorable pictures and videos. Also, you can always stay cool with the powerful 4700mAh battery. When fully charged, it can support 30 days standby battery life, 16-hour video streaming, and 9-hour video meeting.

With a 33W flash charge, 30 minutes of charge can pump upcharge to 70% battery life and 60 minutes of charge pumping up to 100%.

What’s more, PHANTOM X is comprehensively upgraded in UI design, intelligent operation, and system performance, bringing higher efficiency and fluency in use. Be among the cool and latest smartphone users with PHANTOM X, fully charged and up for any challenge.

Tecno Phantom X Full Specifications


ModelPhantom X
Release date24th June 2021
Launched in IndiaNo
Form factorTouchscreen
Dimensions (mm)163.50 x 73.70 x 8.72
Battery capacity (mAh)4700
Fast chargingProprietary
ColoursMonet’s Summer, Starry Night Blue


Screen size (inches)6.70
Resolution1080×2340 pixels


Processor makeMediaTek Helio G95
Internal storage256GB


Rear camera50-megapixel (f/1.85) + 8-megapixel + 13-megapixel
No. of Rear Cameras3
Rear autofocusYes
Rear flashYes
Front camera48-megapixel (f/8)
No. of Front Cameras2
Pop-Up CameraNo
Front flashYes


Operating systemAndroid 11


Wi-Fi standards supported802.11 a/ac
USB Type-CYes


In-Display Fingerprint SensorYes
Proximity sensorYes
Ambient light sensorYes


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