Tecno Phantom 8 Specifications Review & Price In Kenya

Tecno Phantom 8
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Tecno Phantom 8 was launched in Dubai on October 22, after a very long wait. This smartphone succeeds the Tecno Phantom 6 and the Tecno Phantom 6 Plus.  The Phantom 8 has several eye catching features including dual back cameras, attractive body design, 6GB of RAM and 64GB internal storage.  This page provides Tecno Phantom 8 price in Kenya, specifications and all that you need to know.

The key features of Tecno Phantom 8

  • 5.7 inches display, 1080 pixels x 1920 pixels (403ppi)
  • Android v7.0 Nougat (with Tecno HiOS 3.0)
  • 2.6GHz Octa-core processor, Mediatek Helio P25 chipset
  • 6GB RAM
  • 64GB internal storage (microSD support up-to 2TB)
  • 12MP+13MP dual rear camera
  • 20MP front camera
  • 2G,3G,4G
  • 3500mAh battery

Tecno Phantom 8 Price In Kenya

Safaricom Not available
Jumia KSh34,995.00 Order Now!
Phone Place KenyaKSh33,000.00 Order Now!
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Phone Point KenyaKSh31,800.00 Order Now!

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Tecno Phantom 8 Specifications Review

Design & Display

The Phantom 8 comes with a 5.7 inches FHD IPS display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels at 403 pixels per inch. Just like the Phantom 6 and the Phantom 6 plus, this smartphone has a very attractive design.

Tecno Phantom 8 Kenya

However, its design is quite different from the design of its predecessor. It is glossy and it comes in 3 different colors: Phantom Black, Galaxy Blue and Champagne Gold.

Tecno Phantom 8 Colors

The Phantom 8 comes in a full metal unibody with a 5.7 inches screen that is covered with 2.5D glass.  It is a premium looking smartphone that that can compete effectively with more expensive flagships from other popular brands.

Hardware, Software & Performance

The Tecno Phantom 8 has 2.6GHz Octa-core MediaTek Helio P25 paired with 6GB of RAM.  You should expect all your applications to run on this smartphone without lagging.

The Phantom 8 provides 64GB internal storage space and supports microSD cards of up-to 2TB. Unfortunately, this smartphone does not have a dedicated microSD slot. You will have to choose between having second SIM or increasing storage space using a memory card.

Tecno Phantom 8 runs on Android v7.0 Nougat OS with Tecno’s custom user interface, the Tecno HiOS. Hopefully, Tecno will provide an update to Android v8.0 (Oreo).

This smartphone comes with USB type-C cable.  USB type-C allows the transfer of files to different devices and it also facilitates rapid charge. The Phantom 8 also supports USB-OTG.


Tecno Phantom 8 has a very impressive camera profile. It features 12MP+13MP dual cameras on the rear.  The 12MP rear camera has a SONY IMX386 sensor (with f/1.8 lens).  The 12MP camera supports 2X optical zoom while the 13MP camera supports 10X optical zoom.  Other features of the rear camera include autofocus, Night mode, Auto HDR, smart filters & Superpixels.

Tecno Phantom 8 Camera

The Phantom 8 comes with a 20MP front facing camera with “dual selfie flash”. According to Tecno, this camera provides photos and videos that are 30% brighter than those recorded by the Tecno Phantom 6 Plus.


The Phantom 8 comes with a 3500mAh non-removable battery. Under moderate use, this battery will easily take you through a full day. It 16nm Mediatek Helio P25 play a big role in improving this phone’s battery life. In addition, this phone comes with USB type-C cable.  This cable allows you to charge the phone from 0% to 100% within 70 minutes.

Outstanding features of The Phantom 8

  • Dual back cameras with 10X digital super-zoom and 2X optical zoom
  • Corny Gorilla Glass screen protection
  • 20MP front camera
  • “Diamond Fire Design”- the phone very attractive
  • 16nm Mediatek Helio P25 chipset helps to improve battery life
  • 6GB of RAM
  • Global 4G LTE support
  • Fast charge – 0% to 100% in 70 mins.
  • Fingerprint scanner (rear-mounted)

Where to buy Tecno Phantom 8

Safaricom Not available
Jumia KSh34,995.00 Order Now!
Phone Place KenyaKSh33,000.00 Order Now!
Phones Store KenyaKSh33,000.00 Order Now!
Phone Point KenyaKSh31,800.00 Order Now!

Tecno Phantom 8 Specifications

Launch October, 2017
Network 2G, 3G, 4G
Dimensions 159.95mm x 79.5mm x 7.9mm
Weight -
Size 5.7 inches
Type FHD IPS touchscreen, with 16M colors
Protection: Corny Gorilla Glass
Resolution 1280 pixels by 1920 pixels
Operating System Android v7.0 Nougat
HiOS 3.0 UI
Chipset Mediatek Helio P25(16nm)
Processor Octa-core 2.6GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Mali 880 MP2
Internal storage 64GB
Back 12MP + 13MP dual cameras, f/1.8, auto refocus,Tri-LED flash, 10X super zoom, touch focus, geo-tagging, Auto-HDR,panorama,[email protected] video
Front 20MP, Smart Dual Selfie Flash
Alert types Vibration,MP3, WAV ringtones
3.5mm jack Yes
Loudspeaker Yes
Other features
Sensors Fingerprint (rear), Accelerometer,proximity,compass, Light
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n,hotspot,Wi-Fi direct
Bluetooth 4.2,A2DP
Capacity 3500mAh
Type Li-ion, non-removable


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