Tecno Phantom 9 vs Infinix Hot S4 Pro: In the past few months, especially since the Q2 of 2019, we’ve seen the release of exciting smartphones into the Nigerian market. One of such products is undeniably Tecno Phantom 9 that was launched a few weeks ago while another interesting device is the Infinix Hot S4 that was released earlier on. Surprisingly, both phones have great features and also something to talk about.
Thus, in this article, let’s take a deeper look at Tecno Phantom 9 vs Infinix Hot S4 Pro comparison and see which one you should buy.
Tecno Phantom 9 vs Infinix Hot S4 Pro: Specs Comparison
TECNO PHANTOM 9: 6.4″-inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, with a resolution 1080 x 2340.
INFINIX HOT S4 PRO: 6.2″-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, with a resolution 720 x 1500.
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CHIPSET & PROCESSOR
TECNO PHANTOM 9: Mediatek Helio P35 SoC, Octa-core 2.35 GHz
INFINIX HOT S4 PRO: Mediatek Helio P22, Octa-core 2.0 GHz
TECNO PHANTOM 9: 6GB RAM + 128 GB ROM (microSD space available)
INFINIX HOT S4 PRO: 6GB RAM + 64 GB ROM (SD Card space is available)
TECNO PHANTOM 9: Android 9.0 (Pie); HiOS 5.0
INFINIX HOT S4 PRO: Android 9.0 (Pie);
TECNO PHANTOM 9: 16+2+8MP triple rear and 32MP selfie camera
INFINIX HOT S4 PRO: 13+8+2MP triple rear and 32MP selfie camera
TECNO PHANTOM 9: Non-removable Li-Po 3500 mAh battery (fast charging 10W)
INFINIX HOT S4 PRO: Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
TECNO PHANTOM 9:
– Under-display fingerprint
– Dual SIM
– 3.5 mm jack
– Bluetooth 5.0
– 4G supported (Supports Glo 4G)
INFINIX HOT S4 PRO:
– Rear-mounted fingerprint
– Dual SIM
– 3.5 mm jack
– Bluetooth 4.2
– 4G supported (doesn’t support Glo 4G)
Infinix Hot S4 has a fancy plastic body design. Somehow it looks tough but it’s not the best in the market though. Here too, you have an option to different colors of your choice: Space gray, nebula blue and twilight purple. In addition, it has a rear-mounted fingerprint.
However, Tecno Phantom 9 has the beauty you’ve been looking for in terms of design. Although it’s made of a plastic, but you will easily fall in love with it on a first glance due to its beautiful aurora color. And unlike the Hot S4, the fingerprint of the Tecno Phantom 9 is under-display (inside screen).
• Dimensions: Tecno Phantom 9 – 158.52* 75.3* 7.85mm vs Infinix Hot S4 Pro– 156 x 75 x 7.9 mm
• Weight: Tecno Phantom 9 – 164g vs Infinix Hot S4 Pro – 154g
Tecno Phantom 9 is taller in height and bigger in screen but However Infinix Hot S4 Pro is more light weighted.
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By now we all should have known that Amoled panels are the best in the industry. Because devices using the OLED panel usually have the brightest and most color-accurate screens with as little color shift as possible.
Thus, Tecno Phantom 9 wins in this category because of its Amoled dewdrop notch display. However Infinix Hot S4 has an IPS LCD touchscreen which is off key in comparison to Amoled panels. And moreover, Tecno Phantom 9 is protected by corning gorilla glass 3.
Hardware & Software
Both smartphones runs out of the box on Android 9.0 pie. With Tecno Phantom 9 being powered by the Mediatek Helio P35 chipset, while Infinix Hot S4 Pro is powered by Mediatek Helio P22 chip.
And for the record, both smartphones might never get an upgrade to Android 10 Q that is forth coming.
However as far as memory is concerned, keep in mind that Tecno Phantom 9 has 6GB RAM + 128 GB ROM, While Infinix Hot S4 Pro on the other hand, has similar RAM size but with lesser ROM (6GB RAM + 64GB ROM). Athouth, both smartphones internal storage can be expanded with SD card.
On this category, Tecno Phantom 9 is far uplifted over the Infinix Hot S4 Pro. Athouth both smartphones have tri-lens rear cameras, however the Galaxy Tecno Phantom 9 perfoms better both in sunlight and at night than the Infinix Hot S4 Pro. Below is a breakdown of how the cameras are:
Tecno Phantom 9:
• 16MP as the main shooter
• 8MP ultra -wide lens
• 2MP depth sensor
Infinix Hot S4:
• 13MP as the main camera
• 8MP depth sensor
• 2MP assistant camera
Moreover, athough both smartphones have a 32MP front camera but, the Tecno Phantom 9 takes a better picture at night because of its two edge flagshiplights placed at the top bezel. While Infinix Hot S4 uses screen light for night pictures, it’s cool though but not as effective like that of Tecno Phantom 9.
On this category, Infinix Hot S4 Pro wins. Practically, if you are looking for a strong battery life smartphone to buy this 2019, Infinix Hot S4 Pro is one mid-range smartphone to consider. The 4000mAh battery capacity is worth talking about.
However the Tecno phantom 9 with its 3500 mAh battery isn’t that bad, but you still can’t compare it to that of the Hot S4 Pro.
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Tecno Phantom 9 is the company’s flagship device, thus we shouldn’t expect less from it. While on the other hand, Infinix Hot S4 is a mid-range smartphone.
One could outrightly say the Tecno Phantom 9 is the best ever produced phone from Tecno. However, if you can’t afford the Tecno Phantom 9, Infinix Hot S4 Pro is a good alternative. Below is our quick summary between the Tecno Phantom 9 and Infinix Hot S4:
• Design: Tecno Phantom 9
• Display: Tecno Phantom 9
• Battery: Infinix Hot S4
• Camera: Tecno Phantom 9
• Hardware : Tecno Phantom 9
• Memory : Tecno Phantom 9
• Software : Both