The Tecno Phantom 9 is now available for sale in Kenya


Tecno has announced that its newest flagship mobile device, the Tecno Phantom 9, is now available for sale in the Kenyan market. The new phone is part of the Phantom series and is a successor of the Tecno Phantom 8.

The phone runs on the latest Android 9 Pie with the HiOS 5.0 on top of it. The smartphone comes with other features such as 6GB RAM and 128GB internal storage which is expandable to up-to 256 GB via MicroSD card. The phone also comes with a 3500mAh battery coupled with a fast charging system. It comes with in-screen fingerprint scanner which is a new feature for Tecno smartphones. It is powered by an Octa-core MediaTek MT6765 Helio P35 SoC clocked at 2.35 GHz paired with PowerVR GE8322 for graphical processing.

The smartphone comes with a 6.4 inch FHD+ screen with 1080p resolution plus a 32MP dew-drop selfie camera with Dual Flash. The rear camera set up feature a triple camera with 16MP primary camera, 2MP ultra-wide and 8MP depth sensor and Quad Flash support.

The Tecno Phantom 9 is retailing at Ksh. 24,999. It is available Tecno retail shops, Safaricom shops and online on Jumia.

The phone is available on credit on Lipa Later. You can get the phone via the loan service and pay in affordable monthly installments for up to 12 months from as low as Ksh. 2,730 per month. Customers can also trade in your current Tecno phone to upgrade to the Tecno Phantom 9. To buy the phone on credit via LIpa Later, go to

Select Tecno Phantom 9 Specifications

  • Screen: 6.4-inch, AMOLED capacitive touchscreen with 1080 x 2340 pixel resolution
  • Processor: MediaTek Helio P22 Processor and PowerVR GE8320 GPU
  • Internal storage: 128GB built-in storage space (upgradable to upto 256GB via MicroSD)
  • RAM: 6GB RAM
  • Rear camera: Triple 16MP + 8MP + 2MP AI rear camera
  • Selfie camera: 32MP AI selfie camera
  • OS: Android 9 Pie with HIOS 5.0
  • Battery: 3500mAh non-removable battery
  • Network: 2G/ 3G/ 4G
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (In-display Fingerprint scanner), Accelerometer, Proximity, Light, Compass
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