Tecno Phantom 8 – Price, Specs, Review & Video
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The Tecno Phantom 8 is the 2017 flagship smartphone from Tecno. The smartphone features a dual cameras, speedy octa-core processor and 6GB of RAM.
Tecno Phantom 8 does not look too bad for something to rub shoulders with heavyweights such as the iPhone 8 and Samsung Galaxy S8. It has a metal casing with an alluring 3D ‘Diamond Fire Design’ for a smooth touch. The edges are curvy and the overall profile is rather svelte at 7.9 mm.
The Tecno Phantom 8 is of a 5.7″ IPS display with Full HD resolution of 1,080 x 1,920 px. You may expect slightly better images than its predecessor offered. There is also robust Corning Gorilla Glass to protect against any type of scratch.
This phone joins the bandwagon of flagships rocking dual back cameras. Tecno Phantom 8 combines a 12 MegaPixel sensor with a 13 MegaPixel sensor for better image depth quality. Also get Tri-LED flash, autofocus and 10X zoom among other shot features.
With a very bright selfies, this phone rocks an amazing 20MP camera with dual-LED flash in the front. Perfect for Selfie lovers.
Applications and games will run smoothly on the Tecno Phantom 8, because it has an octa-core MediaTek Helio P25 processor that gets support from a 6GB RAM. This RAM is the company’s best ever.
This phone has a 64GB space inside, which is expandable by jaw-dropping 2 TB with a microSD card. The Phantom 8 runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat) sporting HiOS 3.0 skin.
Phantom 8 features a fingerprint scanner, also supports fast LTE connection. It has a USB Type-C port, dual SIM slots, USB On-The-Go, and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n with Wi-Fi Direct and many more features.
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Full Features of Tecno Phantom 8
|Product Name||Tecno Phantom 8|
|Release Date||October, 2017|
|Operating System||Android 7.0 (Nougat), HiOS
|Processor||2.6GHz Octa-core Processor: 2.6GHz quad-core Cortex A53 and 1.6GHz Cortex A53 (MediaTek Helio P25)
|Dimension||159.95 x 79.5 x 7.9 mm|
|Display||5.7-inch IPS Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (400ppi)|
|Sim Type||Micro SIM (Dual-SIM, Dual Standby)|
|Colours||Galaxy Blue, Champagne Gold, Black|
Storage & Memory
|In-built Storage||64GB Storage|
||Yes, up to 2TB (in practice up to 256GB) (Requires the SIM2 slot)
|Front Camera||20 MP Camera, Dual-tone LED Flash
|Back Camera||12 MP + 13MP Dual Camera, 1080p HD Video|
|Back Camera Features
||LED Flash, Autofocus, HDRTri-tone-LED Flash, Autofocus, Geo-tagging, 10X Digital Zoom|
Network & Connectivity
|WLAN||Yes (Wi-Fi 802.11 b/b/g/n)
|Bluetooth||Yes, Bluetooth 4.2 with A2DP|
|USB Port||Yes, USB Type C
|4G LTE||Yes, up to 300 Mbps|
|HSPA+||Yes, up to 42.2 Mbps
Battery & Charging
|Battery||3500 mAh Li-ion Battery (non-removable)
Security & Protection
|Screen Protection||Corning Gorilla Glass|
|Fingerprint scanner||Yes (in the back)
|Music Player||mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+|
|Video Player||MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD|
|SMS & MMS||Yes|
|Email Protocol||IMAP4, POP3, SMTP|
|Navigation||Yes, GPS with A-GPS|
|Maps||Yes, Google Maps
|Intelligent Digital Assistant||Yes|
|Image Editor||No, (Available for Download)|
|Video Editor||No, (Available for Download)
|Document Editor||No, (Available for Download)
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Tecno Phantom 8Below ₦150K
Design & Casing9.1/10
Performance & Gaming8.8/10
Storage & Memory9.6/10
Network & Connectivity9.0/10
Security & Protection8.0/10
- High performance
- Dual rear camera
- Attractive casing with a "Diamond Fire Design"
- Built with lots of storage
- Good for multitasking
- Good battery life
- As Tecno flagship for 2017, the battery should have been more than 3500mAh
- Does not function like a 6GB RAM smartphone
- Very expensive