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Check Out the New Tecno Phantom 5: Specs and Price

Techno as a brand has in the recent times unveiled a number of smartphone devices in an effort to hold its ground in the fast growing Kenyan market. The Techno Phantom 5 is the latest addition to the Techno’s top Phantom range which come with impressive specs. The Phantom 5 comes as a successor and an improvement of the Phantom Z which was highly successful.

This comes amid statistics that the company is still struggling in Kenya with 18.5 % market share way behind the giant Samsung with 60% market shares. Techno’s new launch may be seen as a quest to defend its market share.

General description

The Techno Phantom 5 is very slim at 6.8mm with a metallic finish. It will also be available tin Space grey and champagne gold. The screen display is 5.5 inch making it great for browsing, playing games and watching movies.

Retail Price: 40000 Shillings which is expected to get cheaper with time.

2G Network: GSM 850/900/1800/1900

3G Network: HSDPA 900/2100

4G Network: FDD-TLE 800/2100/1800/2600

Sim Card: Dual mini sim


Dimensions     151 x 75.8 x 6.8 mm

Keyboard        Touchscreen

Colors White, Black

Cover  Metal


Type    IPS capacitive touchscreen with 16,000,000 colors

Size      5.5 inches, 1080 x 1920 pixels, 401 pixels per inch (PPI)


Processor Name: Mediatek 6592

Processor Type: 64 Bit Octa-core 1.3 GHz CPU

Graphics Processor: Mali-T720


Internal Storage: 32GB

External Storage: MicroSD card up to 64GB


Primary           13MP, up to 4128 x 3096-pixel pictures, HDR, face and smile detection camera with LED flash

Video   1080p@30fps

Secondary      8MP, up to 3264 x 2448-pixel pictures


Bluetooth: v4.0

WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot

GPS: Yes

USB: microUSB v2.0; USB On-The-Go


Music Support: mp3, aac, aac+, eaac+, amr, wb-amr, midi, ogg

Loudspeaker: Yes; HIFI 2.0 & DOLBY Surround Digital

Video Support: mpeg4, h.263, h.264

FM Radio: Yes

Other Features

Sensors           Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass, Fingerprint

Messaging      SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM

Browser          HTML5

Java     No

– SNS integration

– MP4/MPEG4/H.263/H.264 player

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/AC3/FLAC player

– Document viewer

– FM radio

– Image viewer

– Voice memo/dial/command

– Predictive text input

– Google Search, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk

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