The Tecno Phantom 9 has been an around impressive phone since it was launched back in July. The device is a feature packed mid-range smartphone offered at an affordable price tag. However, it might still fall a little higher than the pocket capacity of some folks. Well, if you fall into these categories, or perhaps, you are not a fan of the Phantom series, then you can check out the Tecno Camon 12 Pro, announced few hours ago.

In this article, I’ll be placing side by side, comparing the Tecno Phantom 9 with the Camon 12 Pro in a tabular form, which should help your purchase decision as the case may be.

Tecno Phantom 9 vs Tecno Camon 12 Pro

Phantom 9Camon 12 Pro
Display6.4-inch AMOLED (1080 x 2340) display U-shaped Notch6.4-inch AMOLED (720 x 1520) display U-shaped Notch
CPU2.35GHz Octa-core Mediatek Helio P352.0GHz Octa-core Mediatek Helio P22
GPUPowerVR GE8320 GPUPowerVR GE8320 GPU
Storage128 GB64 GB
16 + 8 + 2 MP (Quad-LED)16 + 8 + 2 MP (Quad-LED)
32 MP (Dual-LED)32 MP (Dual-LED)
OS (UI) Android 9.0 (Pie) (HiOS v5.0)Android 9.0 (Pie) (HiOS v5.5)
Data2G/3G/4G LTE2G/3G/4G LTE
Battery3500 mAh Li-ion 3500 mAh Li-ion
Fingerprint Sensor (in-screen)Fingerprint Sensor (in-screen)
Price$209 (N77000)$149 (N57500)

Comparison Summary: CPU is the Main Difference

As seen from the above table. The Tecno Phantom 9 shares almost similar specifications and features with the Camon 12 Pro. But the presence of a higher clocked Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 CPU in the Phantom 9 is the most notable difference between the two.

The flagship 9 is also got a Full-HD+ display with 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution, while it counterparts couldn’t go beyond 720 x 1520 pixels. And then, of course, the Phantom 9 has 128GB internal storage, as 64GB in the 12 Pro.

Wait, so that means the Tecno C12 have nothing to compete against P9? Of course it does: HiOS 5.5, yeah. It comes with modifications and tweaks, charging animations and even breathing notification light not preloaded in the Phantom 9. Yes, the Camon 12 Pro also has support for LTE band 28, which makes the device compatible with Glo 4G LTE network.

Wait, one more thing, the Camon 12 Pro is cheaper too. Ink, Ink,…. Sorry, my ink got finished. OK, you know what, just buy your choice, bye 👋!



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