TECNO Phantom 8: Everything you need to know

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TECNO Phantom 8 is a 5.7-inch display smartphone with a rear dual camera that the manufacturer says provides “professional level photos for everyone”. The dual camera has a 12 megapixel and 13 megapixel Sony IMX386 lens combination that allows for real-time refocusing.

The phone is powered by a 2.6 GHz processor and 6 GB of RAM. There’s USB Type-C reversible connector and Light Speed Charge that tops up the battery from 0 to 100% in 70 minutes.

TECNO calls the design of the Phantom 8 Diamond Fire Design.

TECNO Phantom 8 Specs and Features

Wireless Network and Software

  • 2G mobile networks: GSM 900 / 1800
  • 3G mobile networks: HSDPA 900 / 2100
  • 4G mobile networks: LTE Frequency Bands 1(2100) / 2(1900) / 391800) / 4 / 5(850) / 7(2600) / 8(900) / 20(800) / 28(700) / 38(2600) / 40(2300)
  • SIM Type: Dual SIM (micro + nano SIM), dual standby
  • Software / OS: Android 7.0 Nougat + HiOS 3.0
TECNO phantom 8 front back
TECNO Phantom 8 specs and features

Design, Appearance, and Materials

  • Dimensions: 159.95 x 79.5 x 7.9 mm
  • Weight: 185 g
  • Display: 5.7-inch, 1920 x 1080 pixels, IPS LCD touchscreen 2.5D display, Corning’s Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
  • Sensors: Fingerprint, Accelerometer, Proximity, Ambient Light, Gyroscope, E-sensor, G-sensor
  • Build: Metal unibody
  • Colours: Galaxy Blue. Champagne Gold. Phantom Black.

Internal Hardware Specs

  • Processor Type: Octa-core 2.6 GHz Cortex-A53
  • Processor Name: MediaTek MT6757CD Helio P25
  • Graphics Processor: Mali-T880 MP2
  • RAM: 6 GB
  • Internal Storage: 64 GB
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 2 TB

Photography, Video Recording

  • Rear Camera: 12 megapixel wide-angle sensor + 13 megapixel telephoto sensor, dual camera, Sony IMX386 ultra pixel lens, autofocus, auto refocus, 10x Super Zoom, LED flash, 1080p @ 30fps video recording.
  • Front-facing Camera: 20 megapixels, f/2.0 aperture, dual selfie flash.

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Multimedia Playback

  • Music Support: AAC, AMR, MP2, MP3, M4A, MKA,
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Video Support: MP4/MPEG4/H.263/H.264 player
  • FM Radio: Yes

Connectivity Options and Features

  • Bluetooth: v4.0
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, hotspot
  • GPS: Yes
  • USB: microUSB v2.0; Type-C reversible

Miscellaneous Specs and Features

  • Battery Charging: 10W fast charging: Light Speed Charge (0-100% in 70 minutes)
  • Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Polymer 3500 mAh capacity
  • Announcement: October 22, 2017
  • Availability: November 1, 2017
  • Phone Price: 1399 AED / NGN 128,000
  • Where To Buy TECNO Phantom 8: You can buy TECNO Phantom 8 in stores in Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya, Pakistan, and several other countries in Africa and Asia.

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The Phantom 8 is the successor to the TECNO Phantom 6.

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  1. Was expecting 4k video, 4.2 Bluetooth and USB 3.0 among others. A little bit disappointing.

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