TECNO Phantom 5: Review, Specs, Features and Price

TECNO Mobile has been one of the active mobile phone producers today. And its 2015 flagship smartphone is finally out in the market. This new smartphone innovation is a successor of the Phantom Z. If you are thinking about buying one, here are some of the general features and specifications you may want to know about this new product:



SIM: Micro SIM, Dual SIM

GSM: 1900/ 1800/ 900 / 850

3G: 2100/ 1900/ 1700/ 900/ 850

Dimensions: 151mm x 75.8mm x 6.8 mm

The Display

Phantom 5 has a 5.5-inch screen dimension with FHD display and a good resolution of 1080 X 1920 pixels. Full HD Display is a plus since it enables a slimmer design and better battery efficiency as well. Its Full HD display can also offer better contrast.

Type: 16M colors, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen

Size: 5.5-inch 1920x 1080 pixels (~420ppi pixel density)

Protection: – Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Multitouch: Yes

The Cameras

Tecno Phantom 5 has a 13 MP camera with quicker autofocus right on the back with its sensor coming from Samsung. An 8 MP camera is provided in the front through an LED flash. Its camera supports smart gesture, which means you’ll be able to snap an image by just waving your hand.

Primary: phase detection autofocus, 13MP, LED flash

Features: touch focus, Geo-tagging, face detection, panorama, HDR

Video: 1080p@30fps

Secondary: flash, 8MP

Hardware & Software

Tecno Phantom 5 provides a definite power boost. The smartphone is being powered by 1.5GHz Octa-core cortex processor. Paired with 3GB RAM, its performance and multi-tasking ability are made smoother.

Further details are laid out bellow:


Sensors: Accelerometer, proximity, gyro, compass

Messaging: MMS, SMS, Push Email, Email, IM

Radio: Yes


Browser: HTML5

Java: Java MIDP emulator


USB: micro USB v2.0

Colors: Grey, Gold

Fingerprint Sensor: placed at the back


4G: Yes

2G: GPRS – from 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE – maximum of 236.8kbps

3G: maximum of 21.2 mbps downlink; maximum of 5.76mbps uplink

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

Bluetooth: A2DP, LE, Version 4.0


Loudspeaker: MP3 ringtones, Vibration

3.5mm jack: Yes

Alert Types: Yes


Internal: 32 GB, 3 GB RAM

Card slot: up to 64GB


CPU: Quadcore 1.3GHz

GPU: MaliT720

OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop

Processors: MediaTek TFA 9890 (64-bit)


Capacity: Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery (non-removable )

Pricing and availability

You can now buy the Phantom 5 smartphone at the leading offline and online stores. Its price ranges from $350 to $375 depending on your location. It has featured great specifications that everyone is looking for in a smartphone. With its impeccable features, buying one is definitely going to be a worthwhile purchase.

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4 reviews

Oct 22, 2015, 3:25:00 PM delete

Can't wait to get my hands on this phone. Been dreaming about it ehnn

Oct 22, 2015, 3:26:00 PM delete

I can't believe how much internal memory it has; 32GB. Its just so cool + 3GB RAM. Amazing

Oct 22, 2015, 3:28:00 PM delete

With the way Tecno is going, I wonder what the next phantom will be like.


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