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Tecno Phantom 5 Launches in Kenya


After 2 weeks of initially debuting in Nigeria, Tecno Phantom 5 has been unveiled and fully launched in Kenya.

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Phantom 5 for now remains Tecno’s 2015 flagship phone with best specs and features done so far likewise it price. Phantom 5 is a full 64-bit LTE smartphone with fingerprint  scanner and other astonishing features. Phantom 5 really complements a world class smartphones, able to stands and compare besides top brands like Samsung Galaxy, Apple’s iPhone, Sony Xperia etc.

The event went smooth as planned as Tecno top Executive, Mr Chidi took time to unveiled the Pahntom 5. According to analyst, Pahntom 5 fingerprint scanner can recognize up to five different fingers on either hand.

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Tecno Phantom 5 camera features a 13MP rear and 5MP front with autofocus detection features that brings near-instant autofocus (0.2 seconds) according to Tecno. The camera will also recognize actions like posing with a V sign or smiling and in turn take snaps. Saying “cheese” or “capture” will also send the shutter into immediate action.

Price and Availability: The Tecno Phantom 5 is pegged at Ksh 39,999 available from Jumia Kenya and other offline store.

Full Specification Below;


  • GSM: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • 3G: HSDPA 900 /1900/ 2100
  • 4G: LTE
  • SIM Type: Dual SIM; Micro SIM
  • OS: Android Lollipop 5.1


  • Dimensions: 151 x 75.8 x 6.8 mm
  • Weight: g
  • Display: 5.5-inch, 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 PPI), Full HD capacitive touchscreen
  • Sensors: Accelerometer, Proximity


  • Processor Type: 64 Bit Octa-core 1.3 GHz CPU
  • Processor Name: Mediatek 6753
  • Graphics Processor: Mali-T720
  • RAM: 3 GB
  • Internal Storage: 32GB
  • External Storage: MicroSD card up to 64GB


  • Rear: 13 megapixel, autofocus, dual LED flash
  • Video recording: 1080P HD
  • Front-facing: 8 megapixel with soft flash


  • Music Support: mp3, aac, aac+, eaac+, amr, wb-amr, midi, HIFI 2.0, DOLBY Surround Digital
  • Loudspeaker: Yes; HIFI 2.0, DOLBY Surround Digital
  • Video Support: mpeg4, h.263, h.264
  • FM Radio: Yes


  • Bluetooth: v4.0
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • GPS: Yes
  • USB: microUSB v2.0; USB On-The-Go


  • Fingerprint Sensor at the back
  • Ultra lower power mode
  • Availability: September 2015
  • Battery: Li-Ion 3000 mAh

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