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Tecno Phantom V Fold Specs, Price, and Best Deals

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Tecno Phantom V Fold is the company’s first foldable phone with sleek form joining the likes of the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Fold 3. The Phantom V Fold features ultra-large LTPO AMOLED display with 120Hz refresh rate, stunning camera system, strong impressive hinge, excellent performance, improved sensors, long-lasting battery with fast charging feature. Along with the Spark 10 Pro, the Phantom V Fold is the first Tecno phone to come loaded with Android 13 out of the box.

Tecno Phantom V Fold Key Specs and Features

  • 7.85 inches Foldable LTPO AMOLED Display, 2000 x 2296 pixels (~388 ppi density), ~88.0% screen-to-body ratio
  • 6.42-inch LTPO AMOLED Cover Display, 1080 x 2550 pixels (431 ppi)
  • Android 13, HiOS 13 Fold
  • Mediatek Dimensity 9000+ (4 nm) Octa Core Processor
  • 12GB LPDDR5X RAM
  • 50 MP (wide) + 50 MP (telephoto) + 13 MP (ultrawide) Triple Rear Camera
  • 16 MP Front Camera
  • Fingerprint Sensor (Side Mounted)
  • 256GB, 512GB UFS 3.1 Built-in Storage
  • 4G LTE Support
  • 5G Support
  • 45W Fast Charging Capacity
  • 5000 mAh Non removable Li-Po Battery

Tecno Phantom V

Design

At first glance, the Tecno Phantom V Fold makes a great first impression. It has a premium and unique micro-curved design.

The overall design slimmer and sleeker than most Phantom series with a dimension of 159.4 x 72 x 14.2-14.5 mm when fold and 159.4 x 140.4 x 6.9 mm when unfolded. It sports less rounded edges, thus, bringing the Fold closer to the Tecno Phantom X2 and Phantom X2 Pro in design.

The Tecno Phantom V Fold has a punch-hole camera at the center of the external display while the punch-hole selfie cut-out sits at the bottom right of the screen, just outside of the black bars. Furthermore, both display has thin bezels at the top and sides surrounding the screen.

In addition, the smartphone comes with an impressive aerospace-grade drop shaped hinge mechanism that allows the device to stand at different angles, thus, increasing the longevity of the device.

The back panel of the Phantom V Fold is made from a recycled plastic material. It host the big circular camera module with three camera lens beautifully arranged alongside the LED flash. At the lower central part of the device is the Phantom branding.

Similarly, there is an integrated fingerprint sensor in the power button that sits on the right side of the device when it’s folded and the volume button shifted slightly lower for easy access. There are also dual stereo speakers at the top and bottom of the phone, when folded. When unfolded, they sit on either side of the top portion of the display. The bottom panel also host the USB-C charging port, while  at the top sits a sim tray which holds the  two Nano SIMs.

Display

Tecno Phantom V

The Tecno Phantom V Fold has two display mode namely the Main folded mode and Secondary unfolded mode. While on folded mode, the device has a 7.85-inch LTPO AMOLED display with adaptive refresh rate from 10Hz-120Hz, a bit similar to Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra, which comes with some battery efficiency.

This foldable display comes with a resolution of 2296 x 2000 pixel resulting in 388 PPI which produces display color up to 1 billion which gives the device a colorful, clearer, more immersive viewing experience from watching videos to playing games. The Phantom V Fold inner display also has a high peak brightness of 1,100 nits which is quite useful for displaying HDR content.

Furthermore, the external display comes with a 6.2-inch  LTPO AMOLED display with 2550 x 1080 pixels and 21:9 aspect ratio. This display like the main display has 1100 nits of brightness, 1B colors, 120Hz refresh rate. Both displays are crisp and smooth with vibrant colours and excellent contrast.

Camera

The Tecno Phantom V Fold features a triple rear camera setup that consists of a 50 megapixels primary sensor with f/1.9 aperture, 1/1.3″ image sensor, couple with PDAF, another 50 megapixels telephoto lens with 2x optical zoom and a 13 megapixels ultra-wide-angle lens. The camera setup also includes a dual-LED flash, autofocus, and supports features like Super Night Mode, Super Slow Motion, and 10x Hybrid Zoom.

On the front, the Phantom phone has a single 16 megapixels wide selfie camera lens. However, on the outer screen, there is a 32 megapixels wide cover camera which can also serve as a selfie camera. The front-facing camera also supports Super Night Mode and AI Beauty Mode for enhancing your selfies.

Hardware and Software

The Phantom V Fold is powered by a Dimensity 9000+ chip which is the world’s 1st TSMC N4 (4nm-class) smartphone chip. This is an upgraded processor compared to the Dimensity 9000 provided in the Phantom X2 series.

The octa-core processor integrated 5G modem and has one Cortex-X2  core which clocks at 3.20 GHz, with three Cortex-A710 that clocks at 2.85 GHz and four power efficiency Cortex-A510 core clocked at 1.80 GHz.

This chipset also has Mali-G710 MC10 integrated GPU for graphic processing. It comes with 12GB RAM with 256GB or 512GB of UFS 3.1 internal storage.

On the software side, the Tecno Phantom V Fold runs on Tecno’s HiOS 13 Fold based on Android 13. The company asserted that this OS is tailored with folding experience for the 1,000 most popular apps worldwide, with 90% of them also optimized for split-screen and multi-window mode.

This phone also supports 5G network, Dual-Band Wi-Fi 6 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5.2, NFC Dual GPS/AGPS, and GLONASS. The Phantom V Fold packs a 5,000 mAh battery, which is considerably larger than Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4, and it supports 45W charging, which according to the company can charge up to 40% in 15 min and 100% in 55 min.

Tecno Phantom V Fold Price and Availability

The Tecno Phantom V Fold price starts at $ 1,097 / €1,030 / £500 / ₹79,990 and about  ‎₦486,100 to ₦680,000 in Nigeria.

Tecno Phantom V Fold Specs

Here are a few specs of the Tecno Phantom V Fold:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 13, HiOS 13 Fold
  • Processor: Mediatek Dimensity 9000+ (4 nm) Octa Core Processor (1×3.20 GHz Cortex-X2 & 3×2.85 GHz Cortex-A710 & 4×1.80 GHz Cortex-A510)
  • GPU: Mali-G710 MC10
  • Memory: 12GB RAM
  • Colours: Black, White
  • Dimension: (unfolded) 159.4 x 140.4 x 6.9 mm, (folded) 159.4 x 72 x 14.2-14.5 mm
  • Weight: 299 g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM

Display


  • Display: 7.85 inches Foldable LTPO AMOLED Display, 2000 x 2296 pixels (~388 ppi density), ~88.0% screen-to-body ratio
  • Screen Protection: –
  • Foldable Display: –

Camera


  • Rear Camera: 50 MP (wide) + 50 MP (telephoto) + 13 MP (ultrawide)
  • Rear Camera Features: Dual-LED flash, HDR, panorama
  • Front Camera: 16 MP

Storage


  • Built-in Storage: 256GB, 512GB
  • Memory Card Support: –
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support


  • 2G GSM: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
  • 2G CDMA 1X: –
  • 3G WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • 5G: SA/NSA

Internet & Connectivity


  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • 5G: Yes
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes Bluetooth 5.2, A2DP, LE
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster: –
  • USB Port: Yes USB Type-C, OTG

Messaging


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: –

Entertainment


  • Music Player: Yes
  • Video Player: Yes
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes, with stereo speakers
  • 3.5mm Jack: No

  • Navigation: Yes, GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control


  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: –
  • Barometer: –
  • SpO2: –
  • Pedometer: –
  • Heart Rate Monitor: –
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (side mounted)
  • Iris Scanner: –
  • Face Unlock: –
  • Stylus Pen: –
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: –
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features


  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: –
  • Wireless Charging: –
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: –
  • Water Resistant: –
  • Dust Resistant: –
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: –
  • Document Editor: –

Battery


  • Battery: 5000 MAh Non removeable Li-Po Battery
  • Talktime: –
  • Standby Time: –
  • Fast Charging: 45W

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