TECNO Launches Its First Foldable Smartphone, the Phantom V Fold, in Kenya

TECNO is set to unveil its latest device, the Phantom V Fold, which is now up for pre-order. This foldable smartphone is expected to be a game-changer and provide stiff competition to other flagship devices in the country’s smartphone market. With its innovative features and sleek design, the Phantom V Fold is set to take the Kenyan tech world by storm.

The Phantom V Fold features a book-style format similar to Samsung’s Z Fold 4 and has two screens, one of which is a 6.42″ LTPO AMOLED screen with 1080p resolution and Gorilla Glass Victus protection. This phone has a refresh rate of 120Hz, making it great for gaming and other applications.

The Phantom V Fold runs on a Dimensity 9000+ 5G processor (4nm), similar to the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 that’s in the Samsung Z Fold 4. With 12GB of RAM and up to 512GB of onboard storage, this phone is perfect for multitasking and storing large files. It also runs on Android 13 and HiOS 13, offering an updated and smooth user experience.

The camera setup of the Phantom V Fold is one of its most remarkable features. This device boasts a circular module that houses a triple camera system comprising of a 50MP primary camera, a 50MP telephoto lens equipped with 2X optical zoom (20x Digital Zoom), and a 13MP ultrawide lens. Additionally, the phone features two front-facing cameras for capturing selfies – a 32MP lens located on the cover display and a 16MP lens placed on the inner display. With such a robust camera setup, the Phantom V Fold promises to deliver exceptional photography experiences.

The Phantom V Fold is powered by a 5000mAh battery, which supports 45W wired charging. The device can be fully charged in just 55 minutes, making it ideal for people on the go. With each pre-order of the phone, customers also receive a gift hamper that includes a TECNO smartwatch, a free TECNO backpack, and 120GB of Safaricom data.

The Phantom V Fold is available for pre-order until April 17th, and interested customers can pre-order the device at official Safaricom shops and selected TECNO shops, as well as online. The base model (12/256) is priced at approximately Ksh 140,000, while the maxed-out version with 512GB is priced at Ksh 153,000.


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