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TECNO announced its first foldable device, the TECNO Phantom V Fold, at the MWC 2023. The company later launched the smartphone in India with a price tag of Rs 89,999 for the base variant, which comes with 12GB RAM and 256GB storage. Now, TECNO has announced the launch date of its first clamshell smartphone, the TECNO Phantom V Flip.
A recent listing of cases for the upcoming smartphone on Alibaba revealed its design. The forthcoming clamshell smartphone was also recently spotted in the Google Play Console listing, which revealed its key specifications. The device was previously seen in the FCC listing, which provided details about the battery and fast charging.
TECNO Phantom V Flip Launch Date and Expected Specifications
The teaser shared by TECNO confirms that the device will launch on September 22. TECNO is promoting the smartphone with the tagline “Flip in Style,” which confirms the launch of the TECNO Phantom V Flip. The event in Singapore will start at 3 PM (UTC + 8). The brand is expected to reveal more details about the upcoming foldable in the coming days.
The company states that the forthcoming product launch is part of TECNO’s commitment to exploring new form factors. The Phantom V Flip is also the result of TECNO’s “Go Premium” strategy. The company also confirms that it will launch the TECNO MEGABOOK T1 2023 14-inch laptop at the event. A previous leak revealed that TECNO plans to launch the V Flip smartphone in the fourth quarter of 2023 in India, which means we won’t have to wait long for its launch in the country.
The recent listing of cases on Alibaba reveals that the upcoming smartphone features a large cut-out for the circular rear camera module. TECNO will equip the phone with dual rear cameras and an LED flash. The power button and volume rockers can be seen on the right side of the TECNO Phantom V Flip smartphone. The device will feature a waterdrop hinge mechanism for gapless closure.
The Google Play Console listing of the handset revealed that the device will have a display with a Full HD+ resolution of 1,080 x 2,460 pixels. A previous report revealed that TECNO will equip the smartphone with a 6.9-inch and 1.39-inch cover AMOLED display. Under the hood, the device will have the MediaTek MT6893Z/CZA chipset. The chipset will likely be the MediaTek Dimensity 1300, built on a 6nm process and paired with the Mali-G77 GPU.
The chipset has four Cortex A78 cores running at 2.6GHz and four Cortex A55 cores clocked at 2.0GHz. The Google Play Console listing reveals that the device will have 8GB of RAM and will run on Android 13 out of the box. The FCC listing revealed that the upcoming TECNO Phantom V Flip will feature dual batteries, with capacities of 1165mAh and 2735mAh, combining to form a capacity of 3900mAh. The listing also reveals that the device will support 45W fast charging.