8 Reasons why you should buy the TECNO Phantom 9

The TECNO Phantom 9 is simply THE phone to buy. And we mean THE phone brings a ton of flagship features without pushing the budget parameters overboard. We are talking a less than UGX 1 million phone that has the moves of a Kungfu master.

If you are out looking for a device that checks many boxes, including those very diverse ones of performance, design and yes, even price, the Phantom 9 is in a zone of one. Here are 8 reasons why you should buy the TECNO Phantom 9.

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Phantom 9 Looks make anyone starry-eyed

TECNO Phantom 9 colour
TecoPhantom 9 comes in Lapland Aurora colour option

The looks of the TECNO Phantom 9 are enough to get you dazzled even before switching on the device. The Phantom 9 comes in Lapland Aurora colour which makes it easily the most distinct and yet stylish handset launched in Uganda. This is a head-turning phone because of its stunning style quotient.

An AMOLED screen to stun

The front of the TECNO Phantom 9 is no plain Jane. With bezels pushed out of the way, it is dominated by a bright 6.4 AMOLED display, uncluttered by buttons. It has a screen-to-body ratio of 84% percent, giving you an insane amount of viewing space.

TECNO has also used a dot notch that doesn’t interrupt the viewing experience. This coupled with the Full HD+ display makes the Phantom 9 the Husain Bolt of media consumption in the below UGX 1 Million race.

Dual-Front flash

Most phones with a waterdrop notch surrendered an important part of the camera especially for night selfies, front-facing flashlight. However, TECNO Phantom 9 is not most phones!  It is the first device to break through that limitation. The device has dual-front facing LED flashlights that illuminated dark environments for great selfies.

A fingerprint scanner under the display


TECNO stepped up and walked away from the boring rear-mounted fingerprint scanner to put the biometric unlocking method under the display. The scanner on the TECNO Phantom 9 is actually in the display itself. It is time to give your index finger a break and let the thumbs do the work. All you need to do is press down your finger on the green fingerprint icon in the mid-bottom area of the screen (the area lights up!) to log into your device. The animation is straight outta a sci-fi movie. How cool is that then? And how many phones below UGX 1 million let you do that?

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AI Tripple Rear cameras to kill for

TECNO Phantom 9 specs

While other phone makers are in the megapixel count race ratcheting up megapixels with each device, the TECNO Phantom 9 sticks to what cameras are meant to do – it just takes good pictures. The 16MP, 8MP, and 2MP rear camera combination deliver stunning colours and details in various light conditions.

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Making this magic happen is the AI that There is also AI that covers 8 independent scenes.  From fixing backlighting, brightening skin tone and night scene to smart face recognition, making sky is bluer and an anti-shake blessing that improves the film rate. This added to macro photography makes for the perfect camera setup for the price.

Selfies that command likes

TECNO has a tradition of delivering fantastic selfie photography and the Phantom is no stranger to this. The 32-megapixel front-facing camera on the TECNO Phantom 9 takes stunning selfies using AI technology for beautification. The images are social media ready and you won’t need ad-infested third-party apps to add filters to selfies before you share them.

The most comfortable grip

With a screen this large, you might be unsure if you can wield the TECNO Phantom 9 without tiring your hands. Don’t be scared, the Phantom 9 smaller than the Phantom 8. The phone is curved at 30° and 40° that makes it fit in your hands with ease.

Some seriously good specs on the TECNO Phantom 9

Lapland Aurora in the Sun

The new Phantom is no dumb blonde as it brings forth some very impressive hardware. The full HD+ AMOLED display gives it diplomat status in the below UGX 1,000,000 bracket. In charge of running things is the Octa-core Helio P35 assisted by a huge 6 GB RAM and 128 GB of storage.  (which is expandable via a microSD card up to 1TB). There is a modest 3500mAh battery to power things up for the entire. With   4G and great software too, this is a spec sheet that stands alongside the best in the business.


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