TECNO has launched its first-ever foldable smartphone, the PHANTOM V Fold 5G, at a star-studded unveiling ceremony in Mumbai’s JW Marriott hotel. The event was graced by Ayushmann Khurrana, the brand’s ambassador, who has played a vital role in establishing TECNO as a disruptive smartphone brand among Indian youth. The PHANTOM V Fold is part of TECNO’s flagship PHANTOM product line and marks its entry into the foldable device market.
Priced at ₹88,888, the PHANTOM V Fold 5G is equipped with the industry’s first full-sized fold with a 7.85″ 2K+ LTPO display. It boasts a dual-screen display and a 5-lens Ultra HD camera system, promising an immersive visual experience and exceptional image quality. The smartphone has two colors, black and white, and a back cover made of renewable fiber material from plastic waste.
The PHANTOM V Fold 5G aims to enhance user experience in various smartphone aspects through its flagship dual LTPO screens, offering a 10-bit display for sharper and more detailed visuals, and an adaptive 10-120Hz high refresh rate. The smartphone features the most advanced MediaTek 9000+ 5G processor based on 4-nanometer fabrication, a 5000 mAh battery, and a 45W charger. It runs on a specially designed HiOS based on Android 13, which offers features such as split screen, parallel window, smart touch, multiple windows, and seamless multitasking.
Speaking at the launch, Arijeet Talapatra, CEO of TECNO Mobile India, said, “The Phantom series is the culmination of all the technological innovations at TECNO, reflecting our continuous commitment to user insights, research and development. As a company, we have always been working towards bringing advanced technology to our consumers at disruptive prices, and with PHANTOM V, our aim is to change the fold market segment in less than 100K. This phone is a great device for people yearning for multitasking, a new form factor, and lifestyle.”
The PHANTOM V Fold 5G is available for pre-booking from 22 April and comes with a free trolley bag worth ₹5,000 for a limited stock. The phone’s on-purchase consumer offers include a free protection plan worth ₹8,888 and a cashback offer of ₹5,000 available with HDB Financial services. Amazon buyers can also purchase the phone at ₹77,777 for a limited stock during the early access sale from 12 April.