TECNO has launched its first flip smartphone the TECNO Phantom V Flip at an event in Singapore, as they promised. It features a 6.9-inch FHD+ foldable LTPO AMOLED screen that supports a refresh rate ranging from 10Hz to 120Hz. Additionally, it includes a circular 1.32-inch secondary outer AMOLED display, which incorporates an Always-On feature and offers a range of customization options. These options include checking notifications, receiving weather updates, and more.
The company emphasizes that its innovative combination of high-strength ultra-thin glass and a proprietary drop-shaped hinge results in a seamless, crease-free user experience. Tecno claims that this design is highly durable, with the capability to withstand over 200,000 folds.
The phone's physical design boasts a 3D curved body with a Flexible Hoverlock mechanism that can be adjusted to flexible angles ranging from 30° to 150°. Under the hood, it is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 8050 5G chip, which shares similarities with the Dimensity 1300 chip. The device packs 8GB of RAM and an additional 8GB of virtual RAM, complemented by a spacious 256GB of storage. To keep temperatures in check during intense usage, the phone is equipped with Ultra-Thin VC Liquid Cooling.
The smartphone operates on Android 13, customized with HiOS 13.5. The company has committed to providing two Android OS upgrades and three years of security patches for this device. Additionally, the phone features Ella GPT 3.0, an advanced AI chatbot tool. This tool allows users to engage in human-like conversations, enabling activities such as sharing thoughts or requesting travel plans, according to the company's description.
In terms of its camera capabilities, the phone is equipped with a 64MP primary rear camera alongside a 13MP ultra-wide camera. Furthermore, it boasts a 32MP front camera located on the inner screen.
Powering the device is a 4000mAh battery that supports 45W fast charging. This rapid charging technology can provide a 33% charge in just 10 minutes and a full 100% charge within 45 minutes. Notably, the phone includes a charger in the box for user convenience.
TECNO PHANTOM V Flip 5G Specifications -
|Processor||Octa Core (1 x Cortex-A78 up to 3GHz + 3x Cortex-A78 up to 2.6GHz + 4x Cortex-A55 up to 2GHz) MediaTek Dimensity 8050 6nm processor with ARM G77 MC9 GPU|
|RAM/Storage||8GB LPDDR4X RAM, 256GB UFS 3.1 storage|
|OS/UI||Android 13 with HiOS 13.5|
|SIM||Dual SIM (nano + nano)|
|Rear Cameras||64MP RGBW rear camera with f/1.7 aperture, 13MP ultra-120° wide camera with f/2.2 aperture|
|Front Camera||32MP front camera with flashlight|
|Features||USB Type-C audio, Stereo speakers, Side-mounted fingerprint sensor|
|Dimensions||171.72 (88.77 folded) x74.05×6.95mm (14.9 folded)|
|Connectivity||5G SA/NSA, Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ax, Bluetooth 5.3,GPS/GLONASS, USB Type-C, NFC|
|Battery/Charger||4000mAh (Typical) battery with 45W fast charging|
Pricing and Availability -
The TECNO PHANTOM V Flip 5G comes in Mystic Dawn and Iconic Black colors with a leather back with a lychee-pattern design. It will be available October 1st at an early bird price of Rs. 49,999 on Amazon India.