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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 Specs, Features and Price Kenya
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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.

Camera

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).

Connectivity

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.

Multimedia

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

Network

  • Type – GSM, CMDA, LTE

Launch

  • Date – –

Body

  • Dimensions – 160.0×79.5×7.9mm
  • Weight – –
  • Material – Plastic
  • Dust and waterproof – –

Display

  • 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

SIM

  • Dual – Dual SIM (dual stand-by)

Rear Camera

  • Dual – 13MP (10x super zoom) + 12MP (wide angle sensor)
  • Features – LED flash, autofocus, auto-HDR, face detection, panorama, etc
  • Video – 1080p@30fps

Front Camera

  • Single – 20MP
  • Features – Dual selfie flash, etc
  • Video – –

Platform

  • CPU – 2.6GHz Octa-core
  • Chipset – MediaTek
  • GPU – Mali
  • OS – Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Custom user interface – HiOS

Memory

  • RAM – 6GB
  • Storage – 64GB
  • Memory card slot – MicroSD (up to 2TB)

Connectivity

  • USB – Type-C
  • Bluetooth – 4.2 (A2DP)
  • WLAN – Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n (hotspot, direct)
  • GPS – Yes (A-GPS)
  • NFC – –

Media

  • FM radio – Yes
  • Loudspeaker – Yes
  • 3.5mm jack – Yes
  • Infrared port – –

Detection

  • Sensors – Fingerprint (rear-mounted), light, accelerometer, proximity, compass

Battery

  • Type – Non-removable Li-Ion
  • Capacity – 3500mAh
  • Fast charging – –
  • Wireless charging – –
  • Standby – –
  • Talk time – –
  • Music play – –
  • Battery life – –
  • Endurance rating – –

Design

  • Type – Diamond Fire bar
  • Bezel – Yes

Colors

  • Variety – Champagne gold, phantom black, galaxy blue

Accessories

  • Charger – Yes
  • USB – Yes
  • User manual – Yes
  • Pin – –
  • Protector case – –
  • Warranty – –

Price

  • KSh – 38,000

Disclaimer

Although we do thorough research for our content, we don’t guarantee the specifications and features are 100% correct.

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