Tecno Phantom X Review, Specs, and Price in Nigeria

With the launch of the Tecno Phantom X, there’s no doubt that the Transsion brand has prepared for something big this year, and this incredible phone is just the beginning. The Phantom X is a 6.7-inch screen smartphone with a 4700mAh battery. A 50MP sensor for taking photos and a 48MP sensor for selfies. There’s is an 8GB of RAM which is paired with 256GB of internal storage.

Since the start, Tecno has just been incredible in the smartphone area. They’ve covered every market segment with their smartphones. Starting from entry-level phones they have produced one of the best selling smartphones in Nigeria. In the mid-range category, you can’t mention the best affordable mid-range smartphones without including a Tecno phone. Their latest smartphone which happens to be a flagship device has delivered some impressive features in high-end terms.

The Phantom X is Tecno’s latest addition to her “Phantom” series smartphones. The Tecno’s “Phantom” series has featured most of the company’s flagship phones with excellent design, camera, and performance, so let’s find out if this phone really lived up to expectations as the big-brother model in the Tecno’s premium flagship phones.

The Tecno Phantom X is just outstanding in all aspects. Except if you can’t afford up to $400, this is definitely one of the best smartphones to choose from if you love taking nice pictures.

Read more

Tecno Phantom X Key Specifications

  • Display: 6.7-inch Super AMOLED, 90Hz
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2340 pixels
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio G95
  • Front Camera: 48-megapixel + 8-megapixel
  • Rear Camera: 50-megapixel + 13-megapixel + 8-megapixel
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 256GB
  • Battery Capacity: 4700mAh
  • OS: Android 11, HiOS 7.6
Tecno Phantom X


For the design of the Phantom X, it looks like Tecno has enriched this phone with the best outfits not minding the price, making it one of the best flagship phones Tecno has ever designed. Right from when you take a look at this phone for the first time, you will sight something premium. From the front panel, you’ll be amazed at the curved glass which Tecno used in its phone’s display for the first time, with an aluminium frame wrapped across the whole side.

See also  Best Nokia Phones to Buy in 2023: With their Specs and Prices

And when you get to hold the Tecno Phantom X, it still has the same premium feel. The back panel has textured glass. The dimensions are 163.5 x 73.8 x 8.7 mm with a net weight of 201g which makes this phone very handy. On the centre of the back panel is a rectangular camera module housing the three cameras which are placed vertically.

The volume and power buttons are placed at the right corner with the SIM tray /microSD card slot at the top while the headphone jack, speaker grille, microphone and the charging port are at the bottom. Meanwhile, the Tecno Phantom X comes in two colour options which are named Starry Night Blue, and Monet Summer.

Tecno Phantom X


The Tecno Phantom X display has a curved 6.7-inch screen with a resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. Its display comes with a Super AMOLED panel which has a 90Hz of refresh rate, though it can go down to 60Hz when switched to automatic mode to minimize battery. The screen covers up to 93.13% of the front panel which offers a huge screen for your viewing experience.

And with an impressive refresh rate, this phone offers a very responsive touchscreen display for scrolling through your screen. The display is very bright, good enough to use outdoors in a sunny environment, and the colours are sharp with great contrast which shows quality content on the screen.

Furthermore, the screen also features a dual-selfie camera which is placed at the top left corner of the screen. Down to the centre of the screen, there’s an in-display fingerprint scanner to unlock your phone with just a single touch. The display also comes with a corning Gorilla Glass 5 for protection.



Nowadays, taking nice pictures has become one of the main reasons people opt for a quality smartphone especially die-hard Instagram users who would love to upload some stunning photos to their profile. Tecno has been improving the camera of their smartphones, starting with this phone which flaunts a 50MP main shooter, 13MP telephoto lens, and an 8MP ultra-wide lens.

See also  Xiaomi 11t Pro Review: Features, Specs, and Price in Nigeria

When you take photos with the Tecno Phantom X, it produces stunning images with sharp and good dynamic range and real natural colours. However, sometimes images might appear with low quality due to over-exposure to abundant lighting conditions which is the downside of this phone’s camera.

While under low-light conditions, you will get the best out of this phone’s camera. There are lots of usable shooting modes in the Tecno Phantom X camera. The Al mode appears to be the default shooting mode which easily identifies the subject when the camera is pointed at it. You can as well take great portrait shots and the 13MP telephoto lens does all the work with its 2x zoom capabilities.

On the front camera, there’s a dual-camera setup for taking selfies with the Tecno Phantom X. This includes a 48MP sensor and an 8MP ultra-wide lens alongside a Dual-LED Flash while the back camera features a Quad-LED flash.

Performance and Software

Performance, Storage, and Software

The Tecno Phantom X comes with a MediaTek Helio G95 chipset which is a very strong processor. So whatever it is that you wish to do with this phone, the Tecno Phantom X will give you the best experience for your video streaming, website browsing, social media activities, and multitasking. You won’t experience any lagging issues or delay for anything you wish to do with this phone.

There’s also a Mali-G76 MC4 GPU for a standard graphics and gaming experience. Graphics-intensive games like PUGB and Asphalt 9 will work perfectly with this phone.

While in storage, the Tecno Phantom X has 8GB of RAM along with 256GB of internal storage. In case the storage isn’t enough for you, Tecno has provided a microSD card slot for expansion of memory up to 512GB.

The Tecno Phantom X runs on the Android 11 operating system and the HiOS 7.6 overlay. There are lots of impressive features you will get from this phone, including some improved handling of apps, privacy, and security.

See also  OnePlus Nord CE 5G Review: Features, Specs, and Price in Nigeria


The Tecno Phantom X comes with a 4700mAh battery which can last a whole day when fully charged. While performing some light tasks like making calls, sending text messages, listening to music and other easy stuff, this phone can last up to a day and a half. There’s also a 33W fast charging support to improve the charging speed.

Tecno Phantom X
Price and Availability

Tecno Phantom X: Price and Availability in Nigeria

The Tecno Phantom X was officially announced in June 2021, but later released in July same year. This means the phone is already available for purchase at any mobile store across Nigeria, including some official online stores like Jumia.

Currently, you can buy the Tecno Phantom X at ₦234,000 (roughly $399) for the only 8GB of RAM with 256GB storage model.

Click HERE to buy directly from Jumia.ng

Tecno Phantom X Full Specifications


  • Brand: Tecno
  • Model: Phantom X
  • Release Date: July 2021
  • Weight: 201g
  • Colours: Starry Night Blue, Monet Summer


  • Touchscreen: Yes
  • Type: Super AMOLED, 90Hz
  • Display Size: 6.7-inch
  • Screen Resolution: 1080 x 2340 pixels
  • Facelock Support: YES
  • In-display fingerprint scanner: Yes
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (under-display)
  • Dimensions: 163.5 x 73.8 x 8.7 mm (6.44 x 2.91 x 0.34 in)


  • Operating System: Android 11, HiOS 7.6
  • Chipset: MediaTek Helio G95 (12 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (2×2.05 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • GPU: Mali-G76 MC4


  • RAM: 8GB
  • Inbuilt Storage: 256GB
  • SD Card slot: Yes (dedicated slot)


  • Rear Flash: Quad-LED Flashlight
  • Rear Camera: 50-MP f/1.9 (wide), 13-MP f/2.4 (telephoto), 8-MP f/2.3 (ultra-wide)
  • Video: 1080p@30fps
  • Front Camera: 48-MP f/2.4 (wide), 8-MP f/2.2 (ultra-wide)
  • Front Flash: Dual-LED Flash


  • Wi-Fi: YES
  • Bluetooth: 5.0
  • USB: MicroUSB-C
  • GPS: Yes
  • WLAN: Yes


  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • Technology: GSM | HSPA | LTE
  • 3G Support: Yes
  • 4G/ LTE Support: Yes
  • 5G Support: No
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps


  • Capacity: Li-Po 4700mAh, non-removable
  • Fast Charge: 33W


  • Price in Nigeria: ₦234,000
  • Price in the US: $399

Read Infinix Zero 5G Review: Full Specs, Features, and Price in Nigeria

About Techcity 325 Articles
We at Techcity.com.ng are dedicated towards bringing the latest tech reviews, gists, and comparisons to you. Techcity is a standout domain with the best expert tech reviewers you can always trust. For any advert placement, complaint, or request, kindly contact us on WhatsApp at +234 81 6028 9172

Be the first to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.