Tecno has released a new smartphone, Tecno Phantom 8, and it is the best so far from the upcoming electronics firm. Here at TechAppeala, we have already seen and used the phone, and we have reviewed it. Read the Tecno Phantom 8 review below to see the phone’s price in Kenya and all its specs and features.
Tecno Phantom 8 Screen, Display and Size
The Phantom 8 comes with a 5.7-inch FHD IPS touchscreen. It is multi-touch, and the colors are 16M while the pixel density is 403 ppi. The resolution stands at 1920 x 1080 pixels.
The dimensions are 160.0 x 79.5 x 7.9 mm.
The back camera is 13MP (with auto refocus, 10x Super Zoom and single-LED flash) while the front one is 20MP (with Smart Dual Selfie Flash). The backside also has a 12MP camera, making the total number of cameras 3!
The video are created at 1080p@30fps. Other camera features include geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama and also auto-HDR.
Storage, Processor and OS
The RAM is 6GB while the internal memory is 64GB. The phone also supports a microSD with a capacity of up to 2TB. The processor is 2.6 GHz Octa-core.
Concerning chipset and GPU, the phone comes with a Mediatek and Mali respectively.
For the SIM card, the smartphone has a Dual SIM (dual stand-by). The operating system is Android 7.0 Nougat (with HiOS 3.0).
First, the supported networks include 2G (GSM – 850, 900, 1800, 1900 MHz), 3G (WCDMA – 900, 1700, 1900, 2100 MHz for LATAM) and 4G LTE ((Global Support).
Second, the Phantom 8 comes with Type-C light speed charge. In addition, it comes with accelerometer, proximity, compass, rear fingerprint and light sensors.
Other connectivity features include Bluetooth 4.2 (with A2DP) and also Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot and Wi-Fi Direct).
The messaging features include SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail and also IM.
Moreover, the Tecno phone comes with GPS (A-GPS), 2G GPRS (up to 85.6 Kbps) 2G EDGE (up to 236.8 Kbps), 3G (up to 42.2 Mbps for downlink and up to 11.5 Mbps for uplink) and HTML5.
The features here include 3.5 mm Jack, FM radio, vibration, MIDI, MP3 ringtones and loud speaker.
Other related features include (MP4 H.264 player), (MP3, WAV, FLAC, eAAC+ and WMA player), photo and video editor and document editor.
Tecno Phantom 8 Battery
The battery is a non-removable Li-Ion, and its capacity is 3500mAh.
Material and Color
The cover material is plastic while the popular colors include champagne gold, phantom black and galaxy blue. According to the manufacturer, the design is ‘Diamond Fire’ which makes the device glossy and attractive.
Tecno Phantom 8 Price in Kenya
So how much is Phantom 8? Well, the new smartphone costs between KSh. 38,000 and KSh. 45,000 ($380 and $450). This price is slightly higher compared to Samsung Galaxy C8 which is a similar phone.
Tecno Phantom 8 Full Specifications
- Type – GSM, CDMA, LTE
- Date – –
- Dimensions – 160.0×79.5×7.9mm
- Weight – –
- Material – Plastic
- Dust and waterproof – –
- Type – FHD IPS touchscreen
- Size – 5.7 inches
- Screen-to-Body Ratio – –
- Resolution – 1920×1080 pixels
- Aspect Ratio – –
- PPI Density – 403
- Colors – 16M
- Protection – –
- Multitouch – Yes
- Dual – Dual SIM (dual stand-by)
- Dual – 13MP (10x super zoom) + 12MP (wide angle sensor)
- Features – LED flash, autofocus, auto-HDR, face detection, panorama, etc
- Video – 1080p@30fps
- Single – 20MP
- Features – Dual selfie flash, etc
- Video – –
- CPU – 2.6GHz Octa-core
- Chipset – MediaTek
- GPU – Mali
- OS – Android 7.0 (Nougat)
- Custom user interface – HiOS
- RAM – 6GB
- Storage – 64GB
- Memory card slot – MicroSD (up to 2TB)
- USB – Type-C
- Bluetooth – 4.2 (A2DP)
- WLAN – Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n (hotspot, direct)
- GPS – Yes (A-GPS)
- NFC – –
- FM radio – Yes
- Loudspeaker – Yes
- 3.5mm jack – Yes
- Infrared port – –
- Sensors – Fingerprint (rear-mounted), light, accelerometer, proximity, compass
- Type – Non-removable Li-Ion
- Capacity – 3500mAh
- Fast charging – –
- Wireless charging – –
- Standby – –
- Talk time – –
- Music play – –
- Battery life – –
- Endurance rating – –
- Type – Diamond Fire bar
- Bezel – Yes
- Variety – Champagne gold, phantom black, galaxy blue
- Charger – Yes
- USB – Yes
- User manual – Yes
- Pin – –
- Protector case – –
- Warranty – –
- KSh – 38,000
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