Weekly poll: is the Tecno Phantom V Flip the foldable you’ve been looking for?

Weekly poll: Tecno Phantom V Flip

Earlier this yr Tecnos premium sub-brand launched its first foldable cellphone, the Phantom V Fold. Now the corporate has unveiled its first flip foldable too, the Phantom V Flip. Whereas it targets the premium market, Phantom nonetheless presents engaging pricing the V Fold was probably the most reasonably priced entry into its section and so is the V Flip.

Can the model democratize flip foldables too? Lets first take a look on the specs. The cellphone measures 88.77 x 74.05 x 14.95mm when folded and 171.72 x 74.05 x 6.95mm unfolded. The hinge can maintain the show and cameras at any angle within the 30-150 vary.

The show is a 6.9 panel with FHD+ decision (22:9). It’s an LTPO AMOLED panel with 10-120hz refresh fee and 360Hz contact sampling fee. With flips, the exterior show is sort of as vital and right here Tecnos designers made an attention-grabbing alternative.

The Phantom V Flip contains a 1.32 round show, just like a smartwatch. Its referred to as The Planet and is an AMOLED panel with 352ppi pixel density and enjoyable options like Tmojis, 3D interactive digital pets and so forth. Crucially, nevertheless, the odd form limits what can run on this show definitely not full-blown Android apps.

The Phantom V Flip comes in Mystic Dawn and Iconic BlackThe Phantom V Flip is available in Mystic Daybreak and Iconic Black

Round The Planet is the asteroid belt-shaped digital camera setup. Tecno is sort of happy with this one because it has a 64 MP RGBW sensor in the principle module with 0.8m pixels, in comparison with the 0.7m pixels of the 64MP RGB sensor of the Motorola Razr 40. Additionally on the again is the 13 MP ultrawide digital camera, which may work along with the principle cam with the Twin-Digital camera Fusion expertise. You should use the principle cam for selfies, after all, however the cellphone additionally has a 32MP digital camera inside with the primary dual-LED flashlight in a flip cellphone.

The Tecno Phantom V Flip has 64+13MP rear and 32MP selfie camerasThe Tecno Phantom V Flip has 64+13MP rear and 32MP selfie cameras
The Tecno Phantom V Flip has 64+13MP rear and 32MP selfie cameras

The V Flip is powered by the Dimensity 8050, mainly a relaunch of the 1300 and 1200. Its paired with 8GB of RAM and 256GB storage. The cellphone has a 4,000mAh battery with 45W Flash Charging (0-50% in quarter-hour, 100% cost in 45 minutes).

Tecno Phantom V Flip retail packageTecno Phantom V Flip retail package deal

Tecno will promote the Phantom V Flip in India at 50,000. Our sources inform us that in Europe the cellphone might be 700, in different markets it ought to price round $650. For extra particulars, try our full evaluation.

Thats the Tecno Phantom V Flip, lets have a look at the competitors. The Motorola Razr 40 has the Snapdragon 7 Gen 1 chip, which lags behind the Dimensity, and a 4,200mAh battery with 30W wired and 5W wi-fi charging. The digital camera setup could be very comparable with 64+13MP modules on the again and a 32MP selfie cam. The internal show is a 6.9 144Hz LTPO panel (FHD+ once more), on the skin there’s a 1.5 line show. The Razr 40 sells for 900/60,000 for an 8/256GB mannequin, which continues to be considerably greater than the 700/50,000 of the Tecno.

Motorola Razr 40vivo X FlipSamsung Galaxy Z Flip5
Motorola Razr 40 Samsung Galaxy Z Flip5

Then there’s the elephant within the room the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip5, which is probably the most broadly accessible flip foldable and can probably grow to be the best-selling foldable of 2023. This one flexes Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 muscle mass with a small 3,700mAh battery (25W wired and 15W wi-fi charging, 50% in half-hour). The internal show is a 6.7 120Hz panel (FHD+), the outer show is the way more purposeful 3.4 panel that helps all Android apps. By way of cameras, there’s a twin 12MP setup outdoors and a 10MP selfie digital camera inside. The Z Flip5 goes for 1,200/100,000, though it might probably continuously be discovered for lots much less. The Samsung is definitely a greater cellphone, however even with an honest deal will set you again considerably extra.


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