Tecno Phantom 9 and Phantom 9 Plus: Release Date, Rumour Specs and Price

Tecno phantom 8 design

The TECNO Phantom 9 and Phantom 9 Plus production process might begin sooner than expected. After the 2018 Mobile World Congress in Barcelona last month, a lot of smartphone manufacturers might have gotten enough inspiration for the year.

According to a source, TECNO has officially started production talks about the Phantom 9 and Phantom 9 Plus. Since the devices will be launched later in the year just like the latest iPhones. This is what we know for now, about the TECNO Phantom 9 and Phantom 9 Plus.

DESIGN

The Phantom 9 and Phantom 9 Plus will be more premium than ever, with a more advanced Aluminium Alloy 3D diamond lightning body. The back would be non-removable with a side dual sim slot as well. What we do not know however is whether TECNO will be joining the In-display fingerprint scanner trend.

Tecno phantom 9

The smartphones will come with the trending top-notch bezel-less display. This might be first TECNO smartphone to come with top-notch that flooded MWC 2018, according to the source. It’s too early to know how long the top-notch will be, but it should be able to house the selfie camera.

We expect to see a 6.2-inch bezel-less FHD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen. The screen should boast the current full view trend and. The screen to body ratio is expected to pass the 80% mark, according to the source.

HARDWARE and SOFTWARE

The TECNO Phantom 9 and Phantom 9 Plus will house a more [powerful MediaTek chip. An Octa-core processor that clocks at a maximum speed of 2.6GHz is expected.

If the Phantom 8 should be used as a yardstick, Phantom 9 should come with nothing less than 6GB of RAM just like its predecessor and at least 128GB of storage.

Camera is the major focus for TECNO, therefore, we expect to see a better camera configuration with an enhanced low-light capability. The cameras at the back should be able to capture 4K resolution images with ease

The TECNO Phantom 9 and Phantom 9 Plus are expected to be announced in late 2018. The TECNO Phantom 9 is rumoured to be priced competitively, to compete with current best high mid-range devices in Nigeria

Posted by Joseph Young

Africa's most sought-after Mobile Reporter.

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