TECNO recently made an official announcement about the introduction of its inaugural clamshell smartphone, the TECNO Phantom V Flip. This significant launch occurred at the TECNO Flagship Product Launch 2023 event in Singapore, marking the global debut of TECNO’s clamshell smartphone category. Alongside the smartphone, TECNO also unveiled the TECNO Megabook T1 laptop.
What sets this device apart is its affordability, making it the most cost-effective clamshell smartphone currently available in the market. This latest addition to TECNO’s lineup will compete head-to-head with formidable contenders such as the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5, OPPO Find N2 Flip, and Moto Razr 40 smartphone.
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Price and availability
TECNO has introduced its inaugural clamshell smartphone, available in elegant Mystic Dawn and Iconic Black colour choices. This smartphone is initially offered in a single memory configuration featuring 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. During the early bid sale, TECNO is offering this device at a special price of Rs 49,999 in India. The early bid sale is set to commence at 12 PM on October 1. TECNO has not yet disclosed the standard retail price for the device in India.
Features and specifications
The smartphone features a 6.9-inch AMOLED display with Full HD+ resolution, a smooth 120Hz refresh rate, and an impressive 1000 nits peak brightness. Additionally, it boasts a convenient 1.32-inch AMOLED cover display. Under the hood, it is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 8050 SoC paired with a Mali-G77 MP9 GPU, offering robust performance. It packs 8GB of LPDDR5X RAM and a capacious 256GB of UFS 3.1 internal storage.
The camera setup includes a 64MP primary rear camera with an f/1.7 aperture and a 13MP ultra-wide-angle lens, while the front-facing camera is equipped with a 32MP sensor with an f/2.45 aperture. The device is fueled by a 4,000mAh battery and supports 45W wired fast charging. In terms of dimensions, it measures 171.72 x 74.05 x 6.95mm when unfolded and 88.77 x 74.05 x 14.95mm when folded. The smartphone comes in two colour options, namely Mystic Dawn and Iconic Black.
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