TECNO Phantom V Flip 5G: Why you Should Buy it?

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TECNO Phantom V Flip 5G: Why you Should Buy it?

Are you looking at buying TECNO’s new flip phone? The TECNO Phantom V Flip 5G, then read this first.

Flip phones are growing rapidly as lifestyles change, and phones must adapt. You have been using a bar-style phone for many years, and now it is time to switch and experience phones in another way. This is why mobile phone manufacturing companies are investing heavily in foldable phones because foldable smartphones are setting the future course for the industry.

With the recently launched Phantom V Flip 5G, TECNO wants to convince users to switch to foldable phones even though bar phones like the Camon 20 Premier Doodle edition are not going anytime soon.

A Quick Look at Key Specifications of the TECNO Phantom V Flip (Model: TECNO AD11)

  • Weight: 194g
  • Dimensions: Unfolded: 171.7 x 74.1 x 6.95mm Folded: 88.8 x 74.1 x 14.95mm
  • Main Display: 6.9 inches AMOLED main screen; Resolution: FHD+ 1080 X 2640 (413PPI)
  • Cover Display: 1.32 inches AMOLED sub-screen; Resolution: 466 X 466 (352PPI)
  • Processor: MediaTek (MTK) Dimesnsity 8050 6nm chipset
  • Software: Android 13, HiOS 13.5.0
  • Network: 2G/3G/4G/5G
  • RAM: 8GB
  • ROM: 256 GB
  • Battery Capacity: 4000mAh/ 45W charging
  • Front Facing Camera: 32MP dual Flash (Autofocus)
  • Rear camera: 64 MP (Main) + 13 MP (Ultra-wide)
  • Connectivity: WiFi 6/BT 5.1/NFC/USB-C/Stereo speakers
  • Fingerprint scanner: side-mounted
  • Sensor: Geomagnetic sensors, Underscreen ambient light sensor, proximity sensor, hall sensor, gyro sensor

Here are the top eight (8) reasons the TECNO Phantom V Flip 5G should be your next device.

1. People will ask you about the TECNO Phantom V Flip 5G because of the Beautiful Design

The Phantom V Flip is the best-looking folding phone so far, perfect for those who want a phone that stands out from the crowd and offers a unique user experience. It features a stunning cosmos-inspired design and an amazing circular cover screen, making it attractive. The back has an Eco-leather texture with a lychee pattern, the sides are polished aluminium, and the hinge is steel.

It folds easily into a lovely, neat square and transforms into a vibrant, full-screen phone. The V Flip sort of thing catches the eye when opened in a public space. During the review, multiple people already asked us about the device. In contrast, others who had previously seen the phone advertisement marveled and, in excitement, asked, “Oh, that’s that new TECNO folding phone, the Phantom V Flip.” They wanted to have a feel of the device. At that moment, we knew that the Phantom V Flip 5G wasn’t just a phone but a fashion statement. This futuristic design not only turns heads but is also convenient. It is available in two color options: Iconic Black and Mystic Dawn.

2. The TECNO Phantom V Flip 5G is Portable and fits perfectly in a Pocket

Buyers face a decision when considering many of the latest smartphones. However, they focus on something a bit lighter and more easily pocketable. We are glad to announce that the Phantom V flip is portable.

One hassle every smartphone user has had to deal with is how to keep the device when not in use. This is because most smartphones, including premium smart devices, rarely fit in pockets. However, with the PHANTOM V Flip 5G, you have a pocket smartphone that is perfect and light to carry around.

3. Attractive Display

Now let’s talk about display. The smartphone has a 6.9-inch primary display and a circular 1.32-inch outer display. The primary display is an LTPO FHD+ AMOLED panel that is 6.9 inches in size with 1000 nits of peak brightness and a variable refresh rate from 10 Hz to 120 Hz and 360 Hz touch sampling using any of your fingers.

The circular cover display is a 1.32-inch AMOLED sub-screen with a 60Hz refresh rate and screen brightness as high as 800 nits. The cover screen is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass Victus. From the cover display, you can access weather info, a calendar, vitality rings, alarms, a sound recorder, a timer, a stopwatch, and even the camera.

4. Innovative Planet Screen for Notifications

Another standout feature of the amazing PHANTOM V Flip is its innovative Planet Screen. Even when your Phantom V Flip is closed, notifications appear on the cover screen. Work doesn’t stop when you close your phone. With the TECNO Phantom V Flip, your phone doesn’t need to be open to keep you in the loop. When the device is closed, this compact screen takes over, allowing you to control your device easily.

Phantom V Flip 5G

The external cover screen is a game changer in usability, making it more than just a phone. The cover screen has multiple functions and is a notification center that delivers informative updates on its touch display.

5. Impressive Camera Performance with Selfies and Video Calls, Hands-Free

For a lot of phone users, camera quality is the top priority. The Phantom V Flip is suitable for all photography enthusiasts. As with videoconferencing, taking selfies is now every day for many people. Selfie lovers can take sharp, steady photos and videos without a tripod. During a video call meeting or interview with a smartphone, users need to hold the device at the right angle to ensure they can be seen. Thanks to Phantom V Flip, you can have your meeting hands-free by sitting on the device and positioning it to the perfect angle.

The front-facing camera boasts a 64MP RGBW primary camera setup with a 13MP ultra-wide angle lens and a 32 MP dual-flash autofocus front camera that lets you capture clear, stunning, and smooth photos and videos. TECNO also introduced a standout feature to the Phantom V Flip called the ‘FreeCam,’ which enables you to take pictures from any angle using any available lens.

6. Great Performance

The Phantom V Flip has a MediaTek Dimensity 8050 chipset with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of UFS 3.1 storage. Using the MemFusion, a TECNO virtual RAM feature, users can expand the 8GB of RAM to up to 16GB of RAM. This enhances the device’s performance and enables multitasking by floating windows, switching between applications, splitting the screen, and gaming without experiencing any form of lag. You should also note that it is the first Flip device from TECNO with an ultra-thin vapor chamber (VC) cooling system to help the device dissipate heat.

The phone features the latest software, HiOS V 13.5.0, based on Android 13. This makes the user interface more attractive during phone usage.

7. Long-lasting Battery and Quick Charging

Are you worried about your phone running out of juice? With the PHANTOM V Flip 5G, that’s a thing of the past. It has a well-optimized 4000mAh battery ensures you stay powered up throughout the day. And when it’s time to recharge, it’s no hassle at all, thanks to the 45W fast charger. With the phone’s quick charging technology, users can charge the 4000mAh battery inside this smartphone from 0 to 100% within an hour. As of the time of writing this article, it is said that the TECNO Phantom V Flip 45W fast charging support is the fastest charging speed for any Flip device worldwide. This convenient feature ensures you spend less time plugged in and more productive time on your device.

8. Most Affordable Flip Device: Almost Half the Price of most other Flip Phones in the Market

Foldable phones are expensive, one of the big reasons many have not embraced them. However, TECNO wants more people to buy foldable phones in 2023, as it cut down on the price of the Phantom V flip to $598, making it the most affordable flip device.

TECNO Phantom V Flip 5G device camera is better than Samsung Flip

Here is a list of the prices of the Phantom V Flip device in different countries across the world:

  • TECNO Phantom V Flip 5G is the most affordable flip device in the Nigerian market, priced at 669,300 naira.
  • TECNO Phantom V Flip’s recommended retail price in Ghana starts from 6595 GH₵
  • TECNO Phantom V Flip 5G device’s recommended price in Kenya is KES 94,999
  • The Phantom V Flip is priced at 2,370,000 UGX in Uganda
  • The Phantom V Flip is priced at 719,000 Rwf in Rwanda
  • The TECNO Phantom V Flip price in Tanzania is TZS 1,600,00
  • TECNO Phantom V Flip Price in South Africa starts from ZAR 10,753
  • TECNO Phantom V Flip’s official price in Pakistan is PKR 189,999
  • The TECNO Phantom V Flip 5G goes for a retail price of just PHP 29,999 in the Philippines
  • TECNO Phantom V Flip price in UAE Dubai is AED 2,310
  • TECNO Phantom V Flip price in Saudi Arabia is SAR 2,199
  • The official recommended price of the TECNO Phantom V Flip in Bangladesh is BDT 80,990.
  • TECNO Phantom V Flip price in India starts from ₹49,999
  • The recommended retail price of the TECNO Phantom V Flip is IDR 8,999 in Indonesia

Note: Prices are subject to change and might vary in stores.

Conclusion

The Phantom V Flip is a solid flip phone with impressive front and rear cameras, fast charging, reliable performance, and an innovative cover screen. We recommend buying this phone, which stands out through its unique design and is currently the most affordable for less than $600.

Over to you! After reading through the article, is it worth buying?

You can read the full review of the Phantom V flip device by Ndaman Joshua Olayinka here.