Tecno Phantom 8 Review, Specs and price

Tecno Phantom 8 Key Specs
Screen size: 5.7 inches

Resolution: 1080 x 1920 pixels (380 ppi)
Dimension: 159.95 x 79.5 x 7.9 (mm)
Storage: 64 GB
Processor: 2.6 GHz Octa-Core
Rear Camera: 13 + 12-Megapixel
Front Camera: 20-Megapixel
4G LTE: yes (Global support)
Sim: Dual-SIM, Micro-SIM.
Os: HiOS 3.0 based on Android 7.0 Nougat.
Fingerprint scanner: yes (rear mounted)
Battery: 3500mAh non-removable

Design and Display
The Phantom 8 features a metal body, with a dimension of 159.95 x 79.5 x 7.9 mm and 8 processes which makes the smartphone body shine and reflect like it were a diamond.
Its front panel featured a 2.5D glass to give its Full HD display screen premium stunning look and feel.

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Phantom 8 spots a 12MP and 13MP auto-focus dual rear cameras, with tri, LED Flash, 2X optical image stabilization and autofocus which is a very important feature, there is real-time refocus meaning the Phantom 8 can blur out images or elements when focusing on more than one object.
For selfies lover, the device is furnished with a whopping 20MP camera which is accompanied with a dual LED flash system.

Hardware and Processor
Phantom 8 retains a MediaTek Helio P25 processo, escorted by 6GB of RAM for butter smooth multitasking. There is 64GB internal storage for storing files, media and is expandable to 2TB via MicroSdcard. This is really impressive.

It runs an Os of Android 7.0 Nougat sporting HiOS 3.0 skin, instead of Android 8.0, here is one disappointing feature about the smartphone.

Battery and Fingerprint
As expected Phantom 8 banks a 3500mAh batteey, which charges fast due to the light speed charge constructed with the USB.
It alo feature a Fingerprint sensor, mounted on the rear, majorly for the purpose of security, and miscellaneous such as browsing through pics, taking selfie shots e.t.c.

Tecno Phantom 8 Price (click to purchase)
Nigeria- 109,000-159,000 (jumia) / Nigeria- 130,000 (konga)
Ghana- 1,182 (jumia)
Kenya- 28,999 (Kilimall)
Cameroon- (jumia)

Note: phones price are not constant i.e they may change.

Phantom 8 Full specification 

2G GSM: 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900 MHz
3G WCDMA: 2100 MHz (900/1700/1900/2100 MHz for LATAM)
4G Yes, LTE (Global Support)
Sim: Dual-SIM, Micro-SIM.
Status: Available. Released October 2017

Dimension: 159.95 x 79.5 x 7.9 (mm)
Keyboard: touchscreen, with multitouch
Colours: Champagne Gold, Galaxy Blue, Phantom Black.
Build: Aluminium Metal

Screen size: 5.7 inches
Resolution: 1080 x 1920 pixels (380 ppi)
Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass (version unspecified)
Type: IPS capacitive touchscreen with 16m colours

Storage: 64 GB with Micro-SD up to 2000 GB

Chipset: Mediatek Helio P25.
CPU: Octa-Core 2.6 GHz
GPU: Mali-T880 MP2.
Os: HiOS 3.0 based on Android 7.0 Nougat.

Alert types: Vibration, MIDI, MP3 ringtones
Loudspeaker: yes
Audio port: 3.5 mm jack
FM radio: yes

WLAN: WI Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi direct, hotspot.
Bluetooth: v4.2 A2DP
USB: USB Type-C, OTG support.

Primary: Sony IMX386 ultra pixel lens 12MP + 13MP camera with tri Led Flash.
Features: Auto-refocus, 2X optical Zoom on the 12MP and 10X super digital zoom on the 13MP.
Video: 1080p@30fps.
Secondary: 20MP with dual Led flash

Capacity: 3500mAh
Type: Li-Po
Talk time:
Charging: Fast charging

Other features
Sensors: Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass, Light, Fingerprint (rear mounted) , Gyroscope.
Messaging: SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser: HTML5
Java: no

– MP3/AAC+/WAV/Flac player
– MP4/H.264 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

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