Tecno Phantom 8, Full Specifications, Reviews and Price.

Tecno Phantom 8, Full Specifications, Reviews, and Price.


The Tecno Phantom 8 was launched on October 24, 2017, in Jumeirah Beach Hotel, one the exotic Hotels in Dubai. Addressing over a 200 audience in the regional launch, Arif Chowdhury, Vice President of Transsion Group – the parent company of TECNO Mobile, talked about the specifications of the brand.

According to him, the Mobile Company has received various admirable awards and recognitions like the Brand of the Year Award, recognition in essential markets, expanded her product lines, ventured into new markets.
The Tecno Phantom 8 debuts innovative camera, premium design, and high-speed experience. Featuring an impressive 20MP bright Front Camera and a dual 13MP + 12MP camera at the back with 10x super zoom, single shot HDR, 4 in 1 skin brightening technology, real-time refocus and filter, superior pixels with noise control.

It stocks a 64GB ROM and runs the MediaTek Helio P25 processor clocking 2.6GHz with a 6GB RAM. A 3500mAh Li-Ion non-removable battery capacity with extra 50% ultra-fast charging. All of which guarantees that the device serves faster and consumes lesser energy.

According to a speech, this Tecno Phone is crafted in a diamond uni-body design with a 2.5 screen and a 5.7 Full HD display. The rear features sports a glass fingerprint scanner that ensures 50% more sensitivity. The smartphone is built to fit your stylish outfit.

Key Features and Specs:

• 2.6GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P25 CPU with 6GB RAM
• Android 7.0 (Nougat) with HiOS
• 5.7-inch IPS screen display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (400ppi)
• 12MP + 13MP Dual Rear Camera and 20MP Front Camera
• 64GB Storage with support for memory card up to 256GB
• Fingerprint Scanner (Rear)
• 4G LTE Data (up to 300 Mbps downloads)
• 3500 mAh Battery

Design and Display

Tecno Phantom 8 comes with a metallic diamond body. It is the flagship of the Phantom series.  The volume/power keys still spot at the usual positions.

This Tecno smartphone flaunts a 5.7-inch IPS display with Full HD resolution of 1,080 x 1,920 pixels, meaning you are served with slightly sharper images. It comes with a Corning Gorilla Glass for protection against scratches.
The Phantom 8 is presented in Shadow Gold, Galaxy Blue, Royal Purple, Jack Black and Diamond Blue colors and fully supports VR Videos.


Cameras and Battery

At the camera section, the Phantom 8 has it very exciting giving users Fean impressive 20MP bright Front Camera and a dual 13MP + 12MP camera at the back with 10x super zoom, for quality photography.
There is a 3500mAh Li-Ion non-removable battery capacity that powers the device.


Hardware and Software

The Phantom 8 vaunts an octa-core MediaTek Helio P25 processor sustained with a 6GB RAM. This will help you run higher Apps and games without malfunctions and a 64GB ROM internal storage space which could be expanded up to 2TB (Terabyte) via a microSD card. It runs the Android 7.0 Nougat HiOS 3.0 skin.


2G Network GSM: 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900 MHz
3G Network WCDMA: 2100 MHz (900/1700/1900/2100 MHz for LATAM)
4G Network Yes, LTE (Global Support)
SIM Dual Micro SIM (Dual Standby)
Status Launched: October 2017


Dimensions – 159.95 by 79.5 by 7.9 mm
– Weight: -g
Keyboard Touchscreen
Colors Champagne Gold, Phantom Black, and Galaxy Blue
Cover Plastic


Type FHD IPS, multi-touch touchscreen with 16m colors
Size 5.7 inches, 1920 x 1080 pixels, 403 Pixels Per-square Inch

Memory And OS

Card Slot MicroSD, up to 2TB
Internal 64GB
OS Android 7.0 Nougat (with HiOS 3.0)
Processors – Octa-core 2.6 GHz CPU
– MediaTek Helio P25 chipset
– Mali GPU


Alert types Vibration, MIDI, MP3 ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio port 3.5mm jack


2G GPRS – up to 85.6 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3G Up to 42.2 Mbps downlink; Up to 11.5 Mbps uplink
4G Yes
WIFI Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi direct
Bluetooth Version 4.2, A2DP
USB Type-C Light Speed Charge


Primary – 12 MP and 13 MP, auto refocus, 10x Super Zoom and single-LED flash
– Features: Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, auto-HDR
Video [email protected]
Secondary 20MP Camera with Smart Dual Selfie Flash


Capacity 3500mAh Li-Ion non-removable battery
Stand-by N/A
Talk time N/A
Music play

Other Features

Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass, Rear Fingerprint and Light sensor
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
Miscellaneous – FM radio
– MP3/AAC+/WAV/Flac player
– MP4/H.264 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer


Price level About 124,000 naira– 135,000 naira (320 USD) (11,599 Ksh)


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