Tecno Phantom 8 Vs Infinix Zero 5 Pro Comparison: Similarities and Differences

Infinix Zero 5 Pro Vs Tecno Phantom 8 Comparison

What is the difference between Tecno Phantom 8 and Infinix Zero 5 Pro. With the two mobile phones being released less than a month from each other, its only right that we compare the two devices. Just so you know, Tecno owns Infinix. “Haiya, sasa wacha tuendelee”. So here are the similarities between the Infinix Zero 5 and Tecno Phantom 8.


The two devices are strikingly similar, in terms of the outward appearance. In fact, in a quick glance, you can easily pass one for the other.

In the Zero 5 Pro, you get 5.98inches while the Phantom 8 has 5.7 inches. For those who like media consumption, the former is more suitable. The resolution is the same, however, the pixel density is slightly different since one is smaller than the other.

When it comes to weight, the Zero 5 Pro is heavier, coming in at 197 grams compared to the phantom 8 which is 167 grams.


Speaking of performance, in the Zero 5 Pro, you get an octa core processor. This is clocked at 2.6GHz. Similarly, in the Phantom, you get the same processor. The GPU of the two devices is also similar.

When it comes to multi-tasking, in both the two handhelds, you get 6GB RAM. Therefore, you can easily run multiple apps at the same time without crashes, lags and relaunches.


In terms of the camera, there is a major difference, but that is in the front facing selfie camera. In the rear camera, in both the Phantom 8 and Zero 5 Pro, you get a dual lens setup. The main one is 12 megapixels and the telephoto lens is 13 megapixels. They both comes with an LED Flash for taking photos in low light conditions.

In the front facing selfie camera, the Tecno Phantom 8 has 20 megapixels while the Infinix Zero 5 Pro has 16 megapixels. So, in this department, we see the first specification that really separates the two devices.

Infinix Zero 5 VS Tecno Phantom 8: Battery Differences

The Zero 5 has a larger battery when compared to the Phantom 8. You get 4350mAh compared to 3500mAh of the Tecno. In addition to that, both devices have fast charging capabilities.

Which should I Buy, the Infinix Zero 5 Pro or the Tecno Phantom 8

In my opinion, the Infinix Zero 5 phone is the better deal here. This is because you get more battery capacity compared to the Phantom 8. However, if you are a camera person, you should definitely go with the Phantom 8.

Now, if you look at the base model of the Infinix Device, it is almost 10k cheaper than the Tecno Phantom 8. This is because it is on sale for around KSh. 26,000 while the Phantom goes for around KSh. 36,000. These are the normal prices, however, we have links for you to by them at Jumia for reduced cost of purchase.

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Specs Comparison

FEATURETecno Phantom 8Infinix Zero 5 Pro
Operating SystemAndroid 7.0 (Nougat), HiOSAndroid OS, v7.0 (Nougat)
Device typeSmart PhoneSmart Phone
SimDual SIM, Dual StandbyDual Sim (Nano + Nano)
Global Release DateOctober 1, 2017November 1, 2017
Kenyan Release DateOctober 1, 2017November 1, 2017
Dimensions159.95 x 79.5 x 7.9mm166.38 x 82.38 x 7.95 mm
Weight167 grams197 grams
Body MaterialAluminumMetal Uni-body
Screen size5.7-inches5.98 inches
Form FactorTouchTouch
Screen resolution1080 x 1920 pixels (400ppi)1080 x 1920 pixels, 368 ppi
TouchscreenCapacitive TouchscreenCapacitive Touchscreen
Technology (Display Type)IPS LCD (Corning Gorilla Glass)IPS LCD, Gorilla Glass 3
CPU2.6GHz Octa-core ProcessorOcta Core 2.6 GHz
GPUMali 880Mali-T880 MP2
ChipsetMediaTek MT6557CDMediatek Helio P25
Internal Storage64GB Storage128GB
External StorageYesup to 256 GB
Card Slotup to 2TB (in practice up to 256GB) (Requires the SIM2 slot)microSD Card
MessagingSMS, MMS, Email, Push Email, IMSMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS
Call RecordsYesUnlimited
Primary camera12 MP + 13MP Dual Camera12MP+13MP with LED flash
Front Camera20 MP Camera, Dual-tone LED Flash16MP with LED flash
Video RecordingYes1080p 30fps
Camera FeaturesTri-tone-LED Flash, Autofocus, Geo-tagging, 10X Digital ZoomFace detection, Geo tagging, Autofocus, Panorama, Touch to focus, HDR, LED flash, 2x optical zoom
Audio PlayerYesAAC, AMR, eAAC+, FLAC, MIDI, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA
Video PlayerYes3GPP, AVI, H.263, H.264, M4V, MKV, MPEG4
FM RadioYesYes
Audio Jack3.5mm Audio Jack3.5mm Audio Jack
Type3500 mAh Battery (non-removable), Fast ChargingNon-removable Li-Ion 4350mAh battery
Stand byNANA
Talk timeNANA
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspotWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
BluetoothYes 4.0v4.2, A2DP, aptX, LE
USBUSB Type CUSB Type-C, USB On-The-Go
GPS FacilityA-GPSwith A-GPS support, GLONASS
3G SpeedYesHSPA
3GYesHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
2GYesGSM 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz(dual sim)
SensorsFingerprint sensor, Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, CompassFingerprint sensor, Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass

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