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Tecno Phantom 8

Tecno Phantom 8
Brand: Tecno
Category: Mobiles
  • CPU Mediatek Helio P25 (16nm)
  • RAM 6 GB
  • Storage 64 GB
  • Display 5.7 inches
  • Camera Dual: 12 MP + 13 MP
  • OS Android 7.0 (Nougat)

Editor Rating

This rating is based on the features of the phone. We have considered all elements pf the phone - both hardware and software.

  • Battery 8 / 10
  • Camera 8 / 10
  • Value 9 / 10
  • Display 8 / 10

Tecno Phantom 8 Price In Kenya

Tecno Phantom 8 price in Kenya is KSh25,299.  This phone has three color options – Galaxy Blue, Phantom Black and Champagne Gold. It has 6GB of RAM and 64GB onboard storage space. This phone features a 5.7 inches display and has a dual-lens camera at the back with a 12 megapixels main lens. The selfie camera is 20 megapixels.

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Tecno Phantom 8 - Specifications


Announced This indicates the month and year that the manufacture announced a given smartphone. Some phones phone are announced and released within a short period of time while sometimes it takes several months for certain phones to be officially launched after the announcement. April, 2018
Status Is this phone available in Kenya? Available means you can get it at various smartphone shops in the country. Coming soon means you will have to wait a little bit. Products marked as discontinued are those that are no longer available in local shops. We check several online and offline shops before marking products as discontinued to ensure that it’s really not available. Discontinued


Dimensions 160mm x 79.5mm x 7.9mm
Weight 185g
Colors Galaxy Blue, Champagne Gold, Phantom Black


2G Network Yes: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network Yes: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Yes: LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300)
SIM How many SIM cards can be used in a given phone at the same time? Well, most phones today support the use of two SIM cards. Others will only allow you to use one SIM card. This allows you to enjoy offers from Safaricom, Telkom, and others. You should also check whether a given device has a dedicated SIM card slot or if its hybrid. Hybrid means that the second SIM and the Micro SD share the same slot. With such a handset. You will have to choose between a second SIM and memory expansion via a micro SD. Macro & Nano
Dual SIM Yes


Display Type There are many different types of display panels used in today’s phones. The displays you will find in modern smartphones include Liquid Crystal Display (LCD), In-Plane Switching Liquid Crystal Display (IPS-LCD), Organic Light-Emitting Diode (OLED) and Active-Matrix Organic Light Emitting Diode (AMOLED). IPS LCD displays are common in high-end and mid-range phones because they offer good color reproductions and have superior viewing angles. AMOLED displays consume less power compared to LCD displays and have very good contrast ratio. They are highly visible in areas with low light. IPS LCD
Size 5.7 inches
Resolution 1080 x 1920 pixels
Display Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 386 ppi
Touch Screen Yes, Multitouch
Display Protection Corning Gorilla Glass 3


FM Radio If you would like to listen to your favorite FM stations without an internet connection, choose a phone with FM radio support. Most high-end phones don’t have this feature. Yes
Alert Types Vibration, ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm Jack Yes


Rear Dual 12 MP + 13 MP
Rear Camera Features Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, panorama, PDAF
Video 2160p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
Selfie 20 MP
Selfie Camera Features Dual-LED dual-tone flash, HDR, HDR, 1080p@30fps


OS Are you looking for a phone powered by Google’s Android OS or Apple’s iOS? Android v7.0 (Nougat)


Chipset A chipset is basically an integrated circuit that brings together all the components of a computer on one chip. It also commonly referred to as the System on Chip (SoC). The chipset on a phone consists of the processor (CPU), memory controller, GPU (Graphics Processing Unit), modem and a few other controllers. They are all built-in this one chip, referred to as the chipset. Common chipsets installed in phones today include Qualcomm Snapdragon, MediaTek, Exynos (by Samsung) and Kirin (by Huawei). Mediatek MT6757T Helio P25
CPU CPU is a circuit that executes computer programs. Your phone’s CPU is in charge of executing your apps. One of the main characteristics of the CPU is its clock rate. It is usually measured in Gigahertz (GHz). This is an important feature to look at when comparing phones with the same processor generation and family. The type of CPU on your phone has a big effect on your smartphone’s performance and user experience. Octa-core (4x2.6 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU Graphics Processing Unit, abbreviated GPU, is a circuit that accelerates your phone’s graphic output. They are very efficient in image manipulation. GPU’s are essential parts of chipsets. Today’s GPUs are very advanced as manufacturers are constantly pushing to make the best ever gaming phones. Mali-T880MP2
RAM This is where apps along with their data reside while running. It is used by both the operating system and installed apps. RAM is very fast. It is temporary storage that loses all its data when the phone is switched off. 6 GB
Internal Storage 64 GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 256 GB
Sensors Today’s handsets have multiple sensors. Budget phones may lack some sensors. Some may not have a fingerprints scanner, gyroscope, compass, etc. make sure the phone you want to buy has all the sensors you need. Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass


Bluetooth Yes
Wi-fi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Wi-fi Hotspot
USB MicroUSB 2.0


Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps
LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps


Placement Phone batteries are either removable or non-removable. Non-removable means that you can’t remove the battery without the help of a specialist without causing some sort of damage. Most of today’s phones have removable batteries. There are few smartphones with removable batteries. The key advantage of phones with removable batteries is the fact that you can replace a battery with a new one when it depreciates without the help of a specialist. Non-removable
Battery Type Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
Capacity 3500 mAh
Fast Charging Fast Charging Does it comes with a fast charging adapter? Yes, 10W

Tecno Phantom 8 - Summary

  • Tecno Phantom 8 comes with a 5.7 inches IPS LCD display with 1080p resolution.  This device has three color options – Galaxy Blue, Phantom Black, and Champagne Gold.
  • It can connect to 4G networks in the country provided by Telkom, Airtel, and Safaricom.
  • It is equipped with a dual-camera lens at the back with a 12 megapixels primary shooter.  The other lens is 13 megapixels. 
  • The front-facing snapper is 20 megapixels.
  • This phone offers many connectivity options including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS and MicroUSB 2.0.
  • Phantom 8 comes with a fingerprint scanner. This scanner is mounted at the back.
  • This smartphone is equipped with a 3500mAh battery. 
  • Tecno Phantom 8 has 6GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage space. It has a memory card slot supporting cards of up to 256GB.
  • Mediatek Helio P25 powers this device. It runs on Android v7.0 Nougat out of the package. 

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