Tecno Phantom 8 – Price, Specs, Review & Video

Tecno Phantom 8 – Price, Specs, Review & Video
Tecno Phantom 8
9

Design & Casing

9.1/10

Performance & Gaming

8.8/10

Storage & Memory

9.6/10

Network & Connectivity

9.0/10

Camera Quality

9.4/10

Security & Protection

8.0/10

Pros

  • High performance
  • Dual rear camera
  • Attractive casing with a "Diamond Fire Design"
  • Built with lots of storage
  • Good for multitasking
  • Good battery life

Cons

  • As Tecno flagship for 2017, the battery should have been more than 3500mAh
  • Does not function like a 6GB RAM smartphone
  • Very expensive
(Last Updated On: December 11, 2017)

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The Tecno Phantom 8 is the 2017 flagship smartphone from Tecno. The smartphone features a dual cameras, speedy octa-core processor and 6GB of RAM.

Tecno Phantom 8 does not look too bad for something to rub shoulders with heavyweights such as the iPhone 8 and Samsung Galaxy S8. It has a metal casing with an alluring 3D ‘Diamond Fire Design’ for a smooth touch. The edges are curvy and the overall profile is rather svelte at 7.9 mm.

The Tecno Phantom 8 is of a 5.7″ IPS display with Full HD resolution of 1,080 x 1,920 px. You may expect slightly better images than its predecessor offered. There is also robust Corning Gorilla Glass to protect against any type of scratch.

This phone joins the bandwagon of flagships rocking dual back cameras. Tecno Phantom 8 combines a 12 MegaPixel sensor with a 13 MegaPixel sensor for better image depth quality. Also get Tri-LED flash, autofocus and 10X zoom among other shot features.

With a very bright selfies, this phone rocks an amazing 20MP camera with dual-LED flash in the front. Perfect for Selfie lovers.

Applications and games will run smoothly on the Tecno Phantom 8, because it has an octa-core MediaTek Helio P25 processor that gets support from a 6GB RAM. This RAM is the company’s best ever.

This phone has a 64GB space inside, which is expandable by jaw-dropping 2 TB with a microSD card. The Phantom 8 runs on Android 7.0 (Nougat) sporting HiOS 3.0 skin.

Phantom 8 features a fingerprint scanner, also supports fast LTE connection. It has a USB Type-C port, dual SIM slots, USB On-The-Go, and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n with Wi-Fi Direct and many more features.

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Full Features of Tecno Phantom 8

Brand Tecno
Product Name Tecno Phantom 8
Release Date October, 2017

General Features

Operating System Android 7.0 (Nougat), HiOS
Processor 2.6GHz Octa-core Processor: 2.6GHz quad-core Cortex A53 and 1.6GHz Cortex A53 (MediaTek Helio P25)
GPU Mali 880
Dimension 159.95 x 79.5 x 7.9 mm
Weight
Display 5.7-inch IPS Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (400ppi)
Sim Type Micro SIM (Dual-SIM, Dual Standby)
Colours Galaxy Blue, Champagne Gold, Black

Storage & Memory

RAM 6GB RAM
In-built Storage 64GB Storage
Memory Card
Yes, up to 2TB (in practice up to 256GB) (Requires the SIM2 slot)

Camera

Front Camera 20 MP Camera, Dual-tone LED Flash
Back Camera 12 MP + 13MP Dual Camera, 1080p HD Video
Back Camera Features
LED Flash, Autofocus, HDRTri-tone-LED Flash, Autofocus, Geo-tagging, 10X Digital Zoom

Network & Connectivity

Wi-Fi Hotspot Yes
WLAN Yes (Wi-Fi 802.11 b/b/g/n)
Bluetooth Yes, Bluetooth 4.2 with A2DP
USB Port Yes, USB Type C
NFC No
Infrared Blaster No
4G LTE Yes, up to 300 Mbps
HSPA+ Yes, up to 42.2 Mbps
3G/WCDMA/HSPA Yes
EDGE Yes
GPRS Yes

Battery & Charging

Battery 3500 mAh Li-ion Battery (non-removable)
Talktime
Fast Charging Yes
Wireless Charging No
Standby Time

Security & Protection

Screen Protection Corning Gorilla Glass
Fingerprint scanner Yes (in the back)
Iris Scanner Yes
Face Unlock Yes
Water Resistant No
Dust Resistant No

Entertainment

FM Radio Yes
Music Player mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
Video Player MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm Jack Yes

Messaging

SMS & MMS Yes
Instant Messaging Yes
Push Emails Yes
Email Protocol IMAP4, POP3, SMTP

Other Features

Navigation Yes, GPS with A-GPS
Maps Yes, Google Maps
Noise Cancellation
Voice Control Yes
Intelligent Digital Assistant Yes
Image Editor No, (Available for Download)
Video Editor No, (Available for Download)
Document Viewer Yes
Document Editor No, (Available for Download)
Website www.tecno-mobile.com
Price Below ₦150K
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2 Comments

  1. FellaL

    Design & Casing

    7.50

    Performance & Gaming

    8.90

    Storage & Memory

    8.10

    Network & Connectivity

    8.80

    Camera Quality

    10.00

    Security & Protection

    7.80

    This is a wonderful review. I like how you added options in the comment section too to also allow for user ratings. Nice one. Kudos to Tecno.

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