Tecno Phantom 5 Full Review

Tecno Phantom 5
Tecno Phantom 5 is the first ever smartphone released by Tecno which boasts of the 3GB RAM that simplifies its performance. Tecno Phantom 5 succeeds the Tecno Phantom Z that was those days. Alongside that Tecno Phantom 5 comes in handy with the 4G LTE connectivity.

Tecno has invested a lot in its latest flagship smartphone the Tecno Phantom 5. Phantom, 5 is not just a smartphone or a flagship smartphone, it possesses great and important features that will wow you. Leave alone the fingerprint scanner for advanced security, it also houses one of the best cameras. Tecno Phantom 5 is the first ever smartphone released by Tecno which boasts of the 3GB RAM that simplifies its performance. Tecno Phantom 5 succeeds the Tecno Phantom Z that was those days. Alongside that Tecno Phantom 5 comes in handy with the 4G LTE connectivity. Experience super speeds when doing you rounds around the web with little hassle. Blazing speeds are key to new and innovative ideas that keep being born day in day out.

Tecno Phantom 5 takes it all. From being an elegant smartphone with a classic taste of what good design feels like. Tecno Phantom 5 borrows some of the design concepts from the then Tecno Boom J7 which was the first Tecno Smartphone to really rock in its capacity. Today I give a real analysis and review of the Tecno Phantom 5 smartphone, a 4G LTE smartphone coupled with great storage space even if it’s not that 64 GB but well it serves the purpose.

With a super octa-core processor clocking at 1.3GHz Tecno Phantom 5 presents a superb performance that ups your ultimate gaming experience with Tecno Phantom 5. You can also take that important moment, record it in your Tecno Phantom 5 with its incredible 13.0 megapixels primary camera that is backed by a LED flashlight to clear the way even in dark or dim light conditions. You are a selfie lover? Yes, you won’t be pissed of with the Tecno Phantom 5’s front shooter that is a 5.0 megapixels super camera. Don’t paid someone to take a picture of you do it yourself buddy.

Another important additional thing about Tecno Phantom 5 is that it runs on the latest Android 5.1 Lollipop OS. This guarantees access to unlimited playstore games and applications of all sorts. Android Lollipop has improvements from the previous versions of the same which makes Tecno Phantom 5 a better performer when it comes to system technology.

Deeply burying down myself to the full review feature after feature and the list of specifications from the Tecno Phantom 5

Tecno Phantom 5 is a good smartphone of elegant design coupled with a 6.8 milimetre thickness that makes it a slim handset that you will ever want to use in your life.


Tecno Phantom 5 features a 5.5 inch IPS LCD display screen that provides your view to a wider context. On top of that the Tecno Phantom 5 has a 1080 x 1920 pixels screen resolution. The resolution powers the Tecno Phantom 5 and advances the clarity of the your pictures and lets you enjoy super awesome quality watching, gaming and browsing. The Display of this gadget has a 420 pixel per square inch pixel density that means whatever you get is what you saw with more finer details.

It also has screen dimensions of 151 X 75.8 X 6.8mm. The ultra slim device makes it easier to slip into the pocket and you don’t have to worry of how to work around with it. The 5.5-inch Tecno Phantom 5 has a powerful high sensitivity glass and protective corning glass whose real function is to keep the smartphone turf so that it is not vulnerable to little scratches and falls.


Just like any gadget or any machine it has some sort of engine to help it run smoothly and finish operations faster.

Tecno Phantom 5 is a 4G LTE enabled gadget that runs on the latest Android 5.1 (Lollipop) operating system. The Android Lollipop brings in elegant performance efficiency with battery saving technology incorporated.

It features a 1.3GHz octa-core cortex processor that simplifies the processing tasks and boosts its the overall processing performance with your smart gadget the Tecno Phantom 5.

Tecno Phantom 5 has a 3GB RAM this primary memory offers a wider holding package and space for task scheduled to performed by the processor. It acts as a filing cabinet to keep the instructions and the execution commands to be sent to the processor. This hence boosts and smooths application performance with no hanging experience.


Tecno has always wanted to act pretty smart. Well, with the 32GB ROM available on this gadget, you’re sure you will have a fine time-saving your files. Tecno Phantom 5 has a 32GB internal storage without a Memory Card slot.

Tecno Phantom 5 provides plenty of reliable inbuilt or internal memory of 32GB where you can save all you files be it images, videos, movies or music files.

Tecno Phantom 5 also has unique RAM of 3GB. The largeness of this memory improves faster speeds, reliability and responsiveness. The 3GB RAM guarantees high-speed response and faster multitasking and changeover between applications.


Even though I don’t run a photo blog, or am I fashion blogger who will need time to collect pictures probably shot from one’s smartphone, I just take photos for fun and I believe Tecno Phantom 5 has taken photography to a higher pitch and new level.

Imagine this stunning primary camera of 13.0 megapixel camera. What else do you need to take high definition (HD) photos with the Tecno Phantom 5. This is what we refer to as perfection in the photography section which Tecno has lately been trying to put much into starting with the Tecno Camon C8. The 13MP rear camera has a LED Flashlight that guarantees the ultimate clarity and vivid photgraphy even in dark or dim light conditions. With this you don’t have to worry of losing out on the dark night.

Apart from the primary camera, Tecno Phantom 5 boasts of this 2.0 Megapixel front shooter that is a real catch when it comes to selfie lovers. Time for telling someone ‘Hey you, would you please photograph me?’ That time is gone. Now imagine an 8.0 megapixels camera. Why not shoot those photos yourself. Capture a selfie stick if you arm is that short and capture your favorite moments yourself.


Tecno Phantom 5 is one of its kind. This gadget features a fingerprint scanner that boosts security of your phone and guarantees safe access to information. Have you ever lost some important information because you solely rely on patterns? Well with the fingerprint scanner you sure not anyone can access that information about your fingerprint so as to duplicate.

This guarantees safeguarded security of your handset the Tecno Phantom 5 a tick from me.


Tecno Phantom 5 is powered by a 3000mAh Lithium polymer battery. With the improved Android saving tips by Android OS from Google you’re sure that even though it’s 3000mAh it will do for more. Tecno Phantom 5 will present a lot with the 3000mAh battery capacity.


 Body  Keyboard Type Touch Screen Keyboard
 Colors  Luxury Champagne Gold & Elegant Space Grey
 Weight 172 g
 Display Properties Size 5.5 inch
Touchscreen YES
Screen Resolution  1080 x 1920 pixels
Pixel Density 420 ppi
 Dimensions  151 X 75.8 X 6.8 mm
 Screen protection Corning Glass 3
Hardware  System Android 5.1 Lollipop
 Processor 1.3GHz octa-core Cortex – A53
 Storage RAM 3GB
 Camera Primary 13.oMP
Secondary 5.0MP
Flash YES
Flash Type LED
 Battery Type Lithium Polymer
Rechargeable YES
Removable YES
Capacity 3000mAh.
Price Price in Kenya Kshs. 39,999