Tecno Mobility has unveiled it’s latest flagship Tecno Phantom 8, which is the successor to the Phantom 6 and Phantom 6 Plus. The phone comes with a dual rear camera, an octa-core processor and large RAM, we hope these will give a great and speedy performance. Tecno Phantom 8 price in Nigeria, it’s full specifications and features will be written in this article, so if you want to know them Read On.
Tecno Phantom 8 Key Specs
• 5.7 inches IPS LCD display
• MediaTek Helio P25 processor
• 6GB of RAM
• 64GB built-in storage
• 12MP+13MP dual rear camera
• 20MP front facing camera
• 3,500 mAh battery
• Rear mounted fingerprint sensor
• 4G LTE network support
Design and Body
The Tecno Phantom 8 looks pretty attractive and has good designs but is not to be compared to other top flagships from other manufacturers. The Phantom 8 has a metallic chassis with an alluring 3D ‘Diamond Fire Design’ for a premium touch. The edges are curvy and the overall profile is rather svelte at 7.9 mm and weighs 185 grams. The phone is quite durable considering the build material used.
Tecno Phantom 8 sports a 5.7 inches IPS LCD display with a FHD resolution of 1080×1920 pixels and 386 pixels per inch density. The display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass (unspecified) which is scratch resistant. You’ll enjoy watching movies and playing games on this phone as the display is sharper than it’s predecessor.
Processor and Memory
Tecno Phantom 8 draws it’s power from the octa-core(Cortex-A53) MediaTek Helio P25 SoC which has a maximum clock speed of 2.6 GHz coupled with Mali T880 MP2 GPU for gaming and graphics related activities. The processor is very disappointing as other manufacturers offer better at the same or even less price.
The phone comes with 6GB of RAM which helps when multitasking and 64GB built-in storage which is expandable using a micro SD card.
The Phantom 8 has joined the list of smartphones rocking the dual rear cameras. The Tecno Phantom 8 has a 12MP + 13MP dual rear camera which take high quality photos. The rear camera can record 1080p videos at 30 fps.
On the front, we have a 20MP camera coupled with a LED flash. Selfie lovers are going to love this.
Network and Connectivity
Tecno Phantom 8 comes with 2G, 3G and 4G LTE network support which gives you access to fast blazing internet speeds. It comes with support for the following LTE bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40. In Nigeria, it supports all major network providers LTE bands.
It comes with dual band WiFi 5, WiFi Direct, GPS, Bluetooth 4.2 and WiFi hotspot.
Battery and Charging
Tecno Phantom 8 comes with a 3,500 mAh non removable Li-Ion battery. The battery is not that huge but if you’re an average user it will last you for a full day. The phone supports 10W fast charge and it charges via the USB type C port.
Tecno Phantom 8 runs on Android 7.0 with HiOS 3.0 skin on top.
Tecno Phantom 8 price in Nigeria starts at around 90,000 Naira depending on your location and deal. It is available in top online and offline stores across the country.
Tecno Phantom 8 has a rear mounted fingerprint sensor for securing the device from unauthorized access. It still retains the traditional 3.5 mm audio jack for those who prefer wired headphones.