The Phantom 8, Tecno’s latest flagship, packs some of the best features among its competitors. This mobile phone – comes with a 5.7 inch display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. The device, competes with the like of Samsung Galaxy S8 and the iPhone 8. Here, we’ll look at the price of the Tecno Phantom 8 in Kenya, its specifications and features of the smartphone.
Tecno Phantom 8: 5.7 inches, 6GB RAM, 4G LTE, Dual Sim
|Price||KSh. 35,000 Order Now!|
|OS||Android 7.0 Nougat|
|Screen Size||5.7 inches|
|Display Resolution||1080 x 1920 pixel|
|Processor||2.5GHz Octa-core Processor|
|Rear Camera||12 MP + 13MP Dual Camera|
|Selfie Camera||20 MP Camera, Dual-tone LED Flash|
|Pros||Performance, Connectivity, Display|
The Tecno Phantom 8 comes with a 5.7 inch display. This comes with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. With this, you get a pixel resolution of 400ppi. Therefore, the handset is quite suitable for media consumption.
When it comes to the technology used in the display, it is an IPS LCD type and capacitive. The screen supports multi touch of up to 10 fingers. The phone is also protected using Corning Gorilla Glass. Hence it is more resistant to falls and damages.
Performance and Processor
In the Tecno Phantom 8, you get an octa core processor. This is clocked at 2.6GHz. This ensures that you have great performance from the device. For graphical tasks, you get a MALI 880 GPU. With this, games and graphic intensive apps run smoothly.
For multi tasking purposes, the device has 6GB RAM. You can run several applications at the same time without app crashes and lags. In addition to that, the large RAM ensures that you don’t have app relaunches when using several apps.
Storage wise, the Phantom 8 has 64GB ROM. For the average user, this capacity is enough for storing music, apps, games and pictures. However, for those who would like to increase this capacity, they can do so. The device supports memory card expansion. You can use a microSD card of up to 2TB.
This is one of the best features of the Tecno Phantom 8 smartphone.
The device comes with a dual camera setup at the rear. One lens is 13 megapixels and the other is 12 megapixels. With that, you get features such as Autofocus, Geotagging and 10 times digital zoom. What I particularly like about the camera is the Tri Tone LED Flash. This ensures that the device performs well in various lighting conditions.
In the selfie camera, you get 20 megapixels. This comes with a dual tone LED Flash. Therefore, you can take quality selfies in lo light conditions.
Just like we have come to expect from Tecno devices really perform when it comes to the battery. the Tecno Phantom 8 is powered by a 3500mAh battery. This will definitely last the whole day, if used moderately. The good thing, you get fast charging. This will enable those “fast charging quickies when in a hurry”.
Tecno Phantom 8 Price in Kenya
The price of the Tecno Phantom 8 is around KSh 35,000 in Kenya. For the specifications and features, the mobile phone is totally worth the price. You get very good performance, quality camera, quality display and very good battery performance.
Tecno Phantom 8 Full Specifications
|Operating System||Android 7.0 (Nougat), HiOS|
|Device type||Smart Phone|
|Sim||Dual SIM, Dual Standby|
|Global Release Date||October 22, 2017|
|Kenyan Release Date||October 22, 2017|
|Dimensions||159.95 x 79.5 x 7.9mm|
|Screen resolution||1080 x 1920 pixels (400ppi)|
|Technology (Display Type)||IPS LCD (Corning Gorilla Glass)|
|CPU||2.5GHz Octa-core Processor|
|Internal Storage||64GB Storage|
|RAM||6 GB RAM|
|Card Slot||up to 2TB (in practice up to 256GB) (Requires the SIM2 slot)|
|Messaging||SMS, MMS, Email, Push Email, IM|
|Primary camera||12 MP + 13MP Dual Camera|
|Front Camera||20 MP Camera, Dual-tone LED Flash|
|Camera Features||Tri-tone-LED Flash, Autofocus, Geo-tagging, 10X Digital Zoom|
|Audio Jack||3.5mm Audio Jack|
|Type||3500 mAh Battery (non-removable), Fast Charging|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|USB||USB Type C|
|Colors||Galaxy Blue, Champagne Gold, Black|