TECNO Mobile is reaching for a share of the premium smartphone market and repositioned its Phantom brand as a sub-brand specifically for that. The first “premium” flagship to be announced is Phantom X. 

Key specs and features of TECNO Phantom X include a 6.7-inch AMOLED, 90Hz, display protected with Gorilla Glass 5. The phone also sports a generous 8GB of RAM, 256GB internal storage, a dual 48MP selfie camera, and a 50-megapixel main camera at the back. Despite the huge internal storage, there is a memory card slot, if you should need more space.

The Phantom X is the successor to the TECNO Phantom 9, which was launched in 2019. Like its predecessor, it is a 4G smartphone. Wi-Fi is also available.

Keeping the power on is a 4700mAh, battery along with 33W fast charging.

TECNO Phantom X specs in brief
  • HiOS 7.6,  based on Android 11
  • Announced July 2021
  • 2G/3G/4G networks
  • 6.7-inch AMOLED display
  • 48MP dual front camera
  • 50MP main camera
  • 4700 mAh battery

TECNO Phantom X specs and price in Nigeria

TECNO Phantom X Specs

Which networks does TECNO Phantom X work on?

  • MTN: 2G, 3G, 4G.
  • Globacom: 2G, 3G, 4G.
  • Airtel: 2G, 3G, 4G.
  • 9mobile: 2G, 3G, 4G.
  • SIM Type: Dual SIM
  • Mobile Platform: HiOS 7.6, based on Android 11

Physical Specs

  • Dimensions: 163.5 x 73.8 x 8.7 mm
  • Weight: 201g
  • Display: 6.7 inches, 2340 x 1080 pixels, 91.5:9 aspect ratio, 90Hz refresh rate, AMOLED, Gorilla Glass 5.
  • Colours: Starry Night Blue. Monet’s Summer.
  • Physical Build: Glass + Plastic.


  • CPU: 2.0 GHz Octa-core, Cortex-A76
  • Chipset: Mediatek Helio G95 (12nm)
  • GPU: ARM Mali-G76 MC4
  • RAM: 8GB
  • Storage: 256GB
  • Card Slot: microSD (dedicated slot)

What Kind Of Cameras Does Phantom X Have?

  • Main Camera: 50MP main camera + 13MP telephoto lens + 8MP ultrawide camera, quad LED flash, 4k, 1080p@30fps video recording
  • Front Camera: 48MP + 8MP, dual LED flash, Face Recognition, 1080p@30fps video capture


  • Music Support: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE
  • Audio: 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Loudspeaker: Mono speaker
  • Video Support: H.264/MP4/MPEG4 player
  • FM Radio: Yes.


  • Digital Compass: Yes.
  • Accelerometer: Yes.
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes.
  • Ambient Light Sensor: Yes.
  • Barometer: No.
  • Pedometer: No.
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No.
  • Gyroscope (G-Sensor): Yes.
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes; in-display.
  • Face Unlock: Yes.
  • Iris Scanner: No.
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No.
  • Voice Control: No.
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes; Ella, Google Assistant.
  • Infra-red Sensor: No.


  • Bluetooth: v5.0, A2DP
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, hotspot
  • GPS: Yes; with AGPS
  • USB: microUSB v2.0. USB-OTG
  • NFC: No.

Other Features

  • Battery: Removable Lithium-Polymer 4700mAh
  • Charging: 33W fast charging
  • Wireless Charging: No.
  • Reverse Charging: No.
  • Model Version/Number: TECNO AC8.

When was TECNO Phantom X launched in Nigeria and what does it cost?

  • Announced: July 2, 2021
  • Released: July 2021
  • Price: ₦228,000


Is TECNO Phantom X a 4G phone?

Yes; it is a 4G smartphone. It works on all 2G, 3G, and 4G mobile networks in Nigeria. This includes MTN, Airtel, Glo, and 9mobile.

Where is the fingerprint scanner on TECNO Phantom X located?

It has an in-display fingerprint scanner.

Does TECNO Phantom X have Gorilla Glass?

Yes; it does. It uses Gorilla Glass 5.

What kind of quick charging does TECNO Phantom X have?

It has 33W quick charging technology. TECNO says this can charge the phone from 0 to 70% in 30 minutes.

Where can I buy TECNO Phantom X in Nigeria?

Phantom X is available at all TECNO stores, as well as at independent mobile phone retailers, like Slot, Parktel, Swot, etc, across the country. If you want to buy online, try e-commerce stores like Jumia, Konga, Kara, etc.

TECNO Phantom X Price in Nigeria

The Phantom X is available for purchase in mobile phone stores nationwide at a price of ₦228,000 only.

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