Tecno Phantom V2 Fold spotted on Geekbench, launch tipped for Q1 2024

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HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Tecno Phantom V2 Fold bears the model number AE10.
  • The phone has managed to score 1273 in the single-core round and 3844 in the multi-core segment, respectively.
  • The listing shows the phone would come with Android 14 OS, 12GB RAM and Dimensity 9000+ SoC.

Tecno Phantom V Fold is the brand’s first foldable phone and was launched during the MWC conference in 2023. Now, the brand is rumoured to be working on a successor, dubbed the Tecno Phantom V2 Fold. The foldable has now been spotted on Geekbench benchmarking platform and this reveals some key hardware specifications. To recall, the handset earlier appeared on the IMEI database.

Tecno Phantom V2 Fold appears on Geekbench

  • The Tecno Phantom V2 Fold bears the model number AE10.
  • The Geekbench listing, asspotted by MySmartPrice, shows the phone is running an octa-core chipset speculated to be the MediaTek Dimensity 9000+ SoC.
  • The chipset has four cores clocked at 1.8 GHz, three cores clocked at 2.85 GHz, and a primary core clocked at up to 3.20 GHz. The source code section reveals Mali-G710 MC2 GPU.
  • The phone runs on Android 14 OS and packs 12GB RAM, but there could be other options at launch.
  • On Geekbench, the Tecno Phantom V2 Fold has managed to score 1273 in the single-core round and 3844 in the multi-core segment, respectively.

Tecno Phantom V2 Fold launch timeline (Expected)

While the company hasn’t mentioned any launch timeline officially. GSMChina reports that the foldable might launch as early as Q1 2024. There are chances we might see an announcement around MWC 2024 as it did with the predecessor.

Tecno Phantom V Fold Specifications

  • Display:There is a large 7.85-inch LTPO AMOLED display with 2000 x 2296 pixels resolution and a 6.42-inch LTPO AMOLED cover display with 1080 x 2550 pixels resolution and Corning Gorilla Glass Victus.
  • Processor: The foldable is powered by the MediaTek Dimensity 9000+
  • Software:Android 13-based HiOS 13 Fold out of the box.
  • RAM/Storage:12GB RAM and 128GB/256GB UFS 3.1 storage.
  • Rear Camera:We get a 50MP primary sensor with f/1.9 aperture and PDAF, a 50MP telephoto lens with f/2.0 aperture, 2x optical zoom support, and a 13MP ultra-wide-angle lens with f/2.2 aperture. There is a large 16MP sensor on the primary display and a 32MP lens on the cover display.
    • As per a reportby PTI, Tecno Mobile India CEO Arijeet Talapatra said that Tecno aims to secure a position among the top five smartphone brands in the Indian market by the year 2024.
    • The CEO announced intentions to launch 24 new smartphone models in 2024. Also, half of these models are anticipated to support 5G technology.
    • As per the report, Tecno observed a rise in the average selling price of its phones from Rs 11,000-12,000 in January 2023 to Rs 18,000-19,000 by December 2023.
    • There is a strategic focus on significant expansion in the Rs 15,000 and above segment, aiming to sell 1.5 million handsets in 2024, a notable increase from the 7.5 lakh units sold in 2023.
    • Currently standing at the sixth position, the executive noted that the company has experienced a notable transition towards premiumisation in recent periods.

    Tecno smartphones

    Tecno recently launched two new smartphones Tecno Spark Go 2024 and Tecno Phantom V Flip in India. Launched at a starting price of Rs 6,699, the Tecno Spark Go 2024 is an entry-level smartphone that features a 6.56-inch HD+ Dot-in display that boasts a standard 90Hz refresh rate.

    The smartphone is equipped with a dual rear camera setup, consisting of a 13MP primary camera and a secondary AI lens. The device is powered by a 5,000mAh battery, which supports 10W charging technology. On the other hand, the Tecno Phantom V Flip is a premium flip-style phone featuring a 6.9-inch FHD+ Flexible AMOLED Display with minimal bezels. It incorporates a 1.32-inch Circular AMOLED sub-display.

    The phone boasts a 64MP RGBW primary camera with an f/1.7 aperture and a 13MP ultra-wide-angle lens on the rear, along with a 32MP front shooter. It runs on the MediaTek Dimensity 8050 Processor paired with a Mali-G77 GPU and houses a 4,000mAh battery with 45W fast charging support.

    • The Tecno Spark Go 2024 will launch around the first half of December.
    • Tecno Spark Go 2024 will be priced under Rs 8,000.
    • There is a dedicated microsite on Amazon and this reveals complete specifications and design.

    Tecno Spark Go 2023 budget offering debuted in India earlier this year in January and was priced at Rs 6,999. It looks like the brand is working on bringing out the successor: the Tecno Spark Go 2024. The handset has been listed on Amazon with a dedicated microsite and this reveals some key specs and design. The Tecno Spark Go 2024 is expected to launch in India around the first half of December.

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