Tecno Phantom X vs Tecno Phantom 9: Should you upgrade? Yes. The Phantom X is the latest flagship from Tecno and it is worth every penny. Considering the specs and premium design it offers and not forgetting the high cost as well, the Phantom X is the best device Tecno has ever made. Below are the full comparison:

Tecno Phantom X Key Specs
• 6.67″ FHD+ Super AMOLED display (90Hz)
• 256 GB storage
• 50+8+13 MP rear cameras
• 48+8 MP dual selfie
• MediaTek helio G95
• Android 11
• 4700mAh battery (33W)

Tecno Phantom 9 Key Specs
• 6.39″ FHD+ AMOLED display
• 128 GB storage
• 16+8+2 MP rear cameras
• 32 MP selfie
• MediaTek helio P35
• Android 9
• 3,500mAh battery (10W)


The Tecno Phantom X has the best display quality. It has 6.67″ FHD+ AMOLED screen with 90Hz refresh rate enabled. Moreover, the Phantom X screen is curved at the edge. Unlike the Phantom 9 that was launched in 2019 with no high refresh rate and smaller screen size.

Tecno Phantom X is an ideal smartphone for Netflixing and playing of games.

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Camera wise, the Tecno Phantom X main shooter is 50MP, + 8MP ultrawide lens and a 13MP tele lens. Upfront there are 48 + 8MP dual selfie cameras. The Phantom X also, has a laser autofocus which contributes to the overall experience of using the camera.

Comparing the camera quality of the Phantom X to that of the Phantom 9’s 16MP, the Phantom X is 100x better. So camera freaks should purchase the Phantom X.

Chipset | Performance | RAM

Tecno Phantom X has 8GB RAM + 256GB storage. It doubles the storage found on the Phantom 9 which is 128GB with 6GB RAM. So when it comes to multitasking and need for media storage, the Phantom X is better.

Performance wise, the Tecno Phantom X leads once again with its MediaTek helio G95 chipset. The helio G95 chipset is 100x more efficient than the helio P35 found in the Phantom 9.

Thus, for gamers and intensive users, the Tecno Phantom X is the better one to consider.


The Tecno Phantom 9 was released in 2019 and runs Android 9 out of the box. But in 2021, that is far behind already. Hence, the Phantom X with Android 11 is the recent software with cooler features.


Tecno Phantom X comes with 4700 mAh battery and 33W wired charging speeds while Tecno Phantom 9 packs a smaller 3500 mAh cell with 10W charging.

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Tecno Phantom X vs Tecno Phantom 9: Conclusion

To conclude this comparison, is good to know that the Phantom X is better in every segment. It is also the most expensive one of these two.

If I’m to score the value of these two smartphones by percentage, I’d score the Phantom X (60%). While the Phantom 9 gets (40%).

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