Face-off: TECNO Camon C9 vs TECNO Phantom 5

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Here is the face-off of the year: Tecno Camon C9 vs Tecno Phantom 5. I believe that the Tecno Camon c9 is the best ever device that the China Company has produced in a very long time. It device was released in June 2016 and features an iris scanner, as well as compatibility with TECNO’s T-Band. The tecno phantom 5 was hailed as the brand’s best Smartphone in 2015. this 2015 flagship is worthy of comparison with the latest Tecno C9.

Check out the specifications war between both devices after the jump.

Tecno Camon C9 versus Tecno Phantom 5, TECNO Camon C9 vs TECNO Phantom 5

Tecno Camon C9 vs Tecno Phantom 5: Design

TECNO CAMON C9: The camon c9 comes in an adorable design, it comes In a dimension of 76.84 x 153.3 x 7.35 mm and was built with full weight of 143gm. The phone was featured with a screen size of 5.5 Inches and a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels IPS display. The camon c9 which was built with an Aluminum Body comes in White & Sandstone Black color and also has Iris Scanner. Accelerometer, Proximity as the sensors for user great experience being.

TECNO PHANTOM 5: The premium metallic built phantom 5 comes with a screen size of 5.5 Inch screen display, a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels (401 PPI), a dimension of 151 x 75.8 x 6.8 mm and a very curvy slim body of 6.88mm which makes it very comfortable at hand, the tecno phantom 5 also comes with a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels and has Rose gold, Gold, Black, Silver and Blue colors as its primary colors

If you’re basing your decision on screen quality, then you don’t have a choice but to go for both as they featured the same screen size display.

Tecno Camon C9 vs Tecno Phantom 5: Performance

The Camon c9 features Mediatek MT6753, a dual-core 64-bit chip and a paired 2GB of RAM with an internal storage of 16GB with microSD card expansion available if you need up to 128GB or more.

Tecno Phantom 5 also features Mediatek MT6753, a dual core 64-bit chip and 1.5GHz octa core processor, Its paired with 3GB of RAM and an internal memory of 32GB storage with microSD card expansion available if you need up to 256GB or more.

No doubt RAM performance and internal storage is an important factor when aiming at any device, the ability to multi-tasks and run any application fastly is undoubtedly major tactics, Tecno Phantom 5 is the outright winner here as I’m basing my decision on the RAM and Internal Storage.

Tecno Camon C9 vs Tecno Phantom 5: Camera

Apart from camon c9’s large display, the other standout feature is its camera combo. A 13MP autofocus camera with LED flash adorns its back and serves as your main camera, while there is a 13MP front facing camera.

The Tecno Phantom 5 also bring its combo with a 13MP Dual-LED Flash back camera which serves as your main camera along with an 8MP front camera.

Observing the battle here, they both have the same rear camera 13MP but looking at the front facing camera Tecno Camon C9 Wins It Here.

Tecno Camon C9 vs Tecno Phantom 5: Battery

Even regular sized 5.0 inches phones come with over 2,500 mAh battery capacity. Tecno Camon C9 comes with a 3,000mAH battery capacity which is ready to serve you long as you demand.

Tecno Phantom 5 also came with 3000 mAh.

Tecno Camon C9 vs Tecno Phantom 5: Special Features

One of tecno camon c9 special feature is the Iris Scanner that let you unlock your device with your eyes, though we’d expect the c9 to come with a finger print scanner just as phantom 5, also another bomb featuring it is the T-Band which allows you to snapshot, read notifications and monitors sleep patterns read more about the t-band feature here.

Tecno Phantom 5 is the first ever smart phone from the company to feature a fingerprint sensor, though any Teccno devices can use the tecno t-band which sounds impressive, however any tecno device running Android 5.1 Lollipop won’t have the opportunity of taking picture shots from the T-Band.

Camon C9 run on android 6.0 marshmallow and phantom 5 runs 5.1 lollipop, they both have the 4G LTE, the special features they were made with are also awesome and from your mind you can directly tell the best phone for you.


The affordability of each device also counts. Comparing both devices, tecno camon c9 is much lower compared to phantom 5. The camon c9 currently sells for N52, 000 – N54, 000. However due to the sudden fall of Nigerian currency the tecno phantom 5’s price has risen up between N95,000 and N105,000.

So if you have the opportunity of upgrading to these devices which one will you opt in for?

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