After much anticipation, TECNO has officially launched the Phantom X2 series in the country. The lineup is the company’s top-of-the-line flagship devices and has flagship-grade specs and features.
Dimensity 9000 5G(4nm) chipset paired with 8GB RAM and 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM power the regular and the Pro version. Phantom X2 runs on Android 12 and HiOS 12 with the likelihood of upgrading to Android 13 later this year just like the Camon 19 Pro 5G.
There’s a MemFusion feature that adds up to 5GB of virtual RAM. Mali G710 MC10 GPU is present for both. Both the regular and Pro have 256GB of UFS 3.1 onboard storage.
The Phantom X2 series has a slightly curved 6.8″ Super AMOLED display(1080 x 2400 pixels) rocking a 120Hz refresh rate in a 20:9 aspect ratio. Gorilla Glass Victus is present for protection. The display features P3 wide colour gamut.
The display is interrupted with a centre punch-hole cutout that houses the 32MP selfie camera.
we have a triple setup in the centre that includes a 64MP main. The Pro version has a retractable 50MP portrait lens(65mm f/1.5 aperture) with a ring around it. It also functions as a telephoto lens with 2.5x zoom.
The Pro opts for a 50MP main with an additional 13MP ultra-wide lens that also functions as a macro lens.
the Phantom X2 sports an RGBW lens to capture up to 60% more light plus a glass lens to increase light going into it by 30%.
Both have OIS support.
Phantom X2 Cameras:
- 64MP main
- 2MP depth
- 13MP ultrawide
Phantom X2 Pro Cameras
- 50MP main
- 50MP portrait
- 13MP ultrawide
Video recording by the main cameras is capped at 4K 60fps for both too while selfie videos are limited to 1080p 60fps.
The Phantom X2 series has a 5160mAh battery with support for 45W fast charging. The brick is included in the box together with the cable and type-C charging cable.
Both have an under-display fingerprint reader and face unlock for biometrics.
The Pro comes in Stardust Grey and Mars Orange while the regular comes in Moonlight Silver and Stardust Grey.
Pricing and Availability
Pricing starts at Ksh 68,000 and Ksh 82,000 for the Phantom X2 and the Phantom X2 Pro respectively.
They’re available at TECNO’s stores, Safaricom’s retail shops and online at Masoko.
The event was graced by marathon world record holder Eliud Kipchoge who’s the brand ambassador for the Phantom X2 series and media personality Caroline Mutoko who’s the chief evangelist for the Phantom X2 series.