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Tecno Phantom 8 (2017) review

Android OS v7.0 (Nougat)
Mediatek Helio P25 MT6757T
Mali-T880 MP2
6 GB / 64 GB
5.7 inches (1080 x 1920 px)
12 + 13 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus

Tecno announced the launch of the Phantom 8 smartphone in 2017. The manufacturer is offering the Tecno Phantom 8 phone with 5.7 inches display, Mediatek Helio P25 MT6757T chipset, 6 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage.

The Tecno Phantom 8 comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, and a Li-Po 3500 mAh, non-removable battery. The 5.7 inches phone comes with IPS display (1080 x 1920 px). The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption.

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Tecno Phantom 8 specifications

BrandTecno
NamePhantom 8
ModelPHANTOM8
Release date2017

Body

The dimensions of this Tecno phone are average (6.3 x 3.13 x 0.31 inches).

Dimensions6.3 x 3.13 x 0.31 inches
Colorsblack, blue, gold
SIM typeNano SIM, Micro SIM

System

The Tecno Phantom 8 comes with Android OS v7.0 (Nougat) out of the box, but it is upgradable to the next OS.

OS versionAndroid OS v7.0 (Nougat)
SoCMediatek Helio P25 MT6757T
CPUOcta-core 2.6 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T880 MP2

Display

The size of Phantom 8 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner. The 5.7 inches IPS display of Tecno Phantom 8 with 1080 x 1920 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Display typeIPS
Screen size5.7 inches
Resolution1080 x 1920 px
Multitouch supportyes

Memory

The internal memory of Tecno Phantom 8 (6 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (64 GB) can be expanded with a compatible microSD card.

RAM6 GB
Internal storage64 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

Camera

The camera of the Phantom 8 is equipped with autofocus. An autofocus (or AF) optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without autofocus.

Selfie camera20 MP
Main camera12 + 13 MP, 4032 x 3024 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED

Connectivity

The Tecno Phantom 8 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks. This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to determine a location on the Earth's surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board. The Phantom 8 phone has built-in FM radio. The built-in FM Radio is great for listening to your favorite radio station.

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP, LE
GPSA-GPS
NFCno
FM radioyes
USBUSB Type-C
Headphone3.5 mm jack

Battery

The Li-Po 3500 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a thin, light-weight, rechargeable battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random. The battery of Phantom 8 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

TypeLi-Po 3500 mAh, non-removable

Features

Smartphones today come with a wealth of sensors to facilitate a better user experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Phantom 8 phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone. This Tecno phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Tecno Phantom 8 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use. This smartphone supports fast charging technology, which comes in handy when you need quick juice on your device.

Sensorsaccelerometer, compass, fingerprint, gyroscope, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM, Fast charging, HiOS
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The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Tecno Phantom 8, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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