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It’s not easy to break into the Android smartphone realm these days. The premium competition is tight, and the mid-range market is just as loaded with options. Now, TECNO is bringing a new option to the table with hopes of bridging the gap — the PHANTOM X. PHANTOM is the newest redefined sub-brand from TECNO dedicated to high-end consumers, and it’s also the highest-end flagship from TRANSSION who holds TECNO, Infinix, and Itel.

Beyond the exciting name, there’s a lot to look forward to with this brand-new product line. It’s designed for the artist in you, so let’s check out what TECNO MOBILE has in store.

Designed for the artist’s eye

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Although the PHANTOM X falls perfectly into the mid-range category in terms of pricing, you’d never know by looking at it. It’s designed to catch your eye with a premium 3D borderless screen with a crisp 90Hz refresh rate. The display features a large bending angle up to 70-degrees, making text and images blend seamlessly into infinity around the device’s edges. You’re also looking at more than enough real estate to enjoy your apps and games with the 6.7-inch AMOLED panel crafted from tough Gorilla Glass 5.

TECNO MOBILE brought the same attention to detail around to the back panel with the industry’s first curved glass surface with an etched texture design. You can take your choice of Van Gogh’s Starry Night Blue or Monet’s Summer Garden finishes that are sure to turn heads. The PHANTOM X feels just right in your hand, thanks to the carefully calculated golden angle of 36.5-degrees, chosen after thorough testing by the PHANTOM design team.

Even the security features of the PHANTOM X are designed with beauty in mind. You can lock your private information away with 3D facial recognition, and the ultra-thin in-display fingerprint reader is a snappy backup that unlocks in as little as 0.4 seconds.

Improvements from top to bottom

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Of course, the PHANTOM X doesn’t just look great — it packs camera specs that can punch above its weight. The 50MP main lens with the 1/1.3-inch sensor brings you a wider ISO range and less noise, packing full-pixel Dual Focus as well as laser focus for accurate images no matter the light. You can even tap into 50mm portrait mode from the 13MP backup lens. By accurately separating scenery and the aesthetic spot effect, the 50mm focal lens offers just the right amount of bokeh without distorting the human face.

TECNO MOBILE also packed a powerful selfie shooter into the PHANTOM X, complete with a 105-degree field of view. It’s more than large enough to fit all of your friends, and the 48MP resolution should capture every last detail.

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Whether you’re tapping into the laser-focused main shooter or the selfie lens, you can go confidently into the dark. PHANTOM X’s Super Night View and Super Night Portrait blend flash, HDR, and a healthy dose of AI to bring the night to life. Even videos taken in the dark look sharper than ever with a clever Night Video Algorithm.

You’ll find a large 4,700mAh battery tucked away on the PHANTOM X, and TECNO MOBILE’s 33W flash charging should get you back up to speed in just over an hour. In the meantime, you can test out the 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage for a few of your favorite apps.

Innovation for a new future

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The PHANTOM X is the first of its kind from TECNO’s sub-brand, PHANTOM, which means it has plenty of room to flex its innovative muscles. There’s no better place to start than with the powerful portrait camera. You can choose seven diversified portrait lighting effects without changing the photo background. It also packs three professional portrait color schemes for the skin color needs of different geographic areas, giving you a solid result every single time.

You can even give Beauty Mode a try on the PHANTOM X, which is perfect for preserving your eyebrows, beard, or simply giving yourself a little touch-up.

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Once you’ve had your fill of the impressive camera features, it might be time to test out Ella, TECNO MOBILE’s new smart assistant. You can place calls and seek out answers with support for plenty of languages worldwide. Ella even works without your mobile network if you need an answer while you’re off the grid. If you’re deep in conversation, AI Live Transcribe can transcribe messages from up to 70 languages in real-time, and it adjusts to subtle nuances in speech.

There’s more than enough to look forward to with TECNO MOBILE’s new PHANTOM X. You can learn even more about the new device at the button below.