Tecno Phantom 8 Specs & 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

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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. 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 Design

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 camera system 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 In Kenya Cameras

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.  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.

Why You should buy the Tecno Phantom 8

  • It comes with a 5.7 inch display with a resolution of 1080 x1920 pixels.
  • The Tecno Phantom 8 has a very attractive design. Its design, dubbed “Diamond Fire Design” makes it stand out, even when put side by side with more expensive flagships.
  • This phone is powered by an Octa-core 2.6GHz Mediatek Helio P25 processor supported by 6GB of RAM. It packs 64GB internal storage space that can be expanded up to 2TB using a memory card.
  • The Phantom 6 has dual rear cameras (12MP + 13MP) and a 20MP front facing camera. It is powered by a 3500mAh non-removable battery.

Tecno Phantom 8 Full Specs

LAUNCHOctober, 2017
Dimensions159.95mm x 79.5mm x 7.9mm
Body MaterialAluminum body, front glass
Size5.7 inches (69.4% screen-to-body ratio)
TypeIPS-LCD, capacitive touchscreen with 16 million colors
Resolution1920 pixels x 1080 pixels (403PPI)
Operating SystemAndroid v7.0 Nougat
ChipsetMediaTek Helio P25
ProcessorOcta-core 2.6GHz
GPUAdreno 540
Internal Storage64GB
Micro SD SlotYes, up to 2TB
BackDual: 13 Megapixels + 12 Megapixels
Featuresauto refocus, 10x Super Zoom, geo-tagging, touch focus, panorama, ace detection, panorama, auto-HDR & 1080p@30fps video recording
Front20 Megapixels
Featuresdual LED flash
3.5mm jackYes
Alert typesVibration, ringtones
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi direct
Bluetoothv5.0, A2DP, LE
USBv3.1, Type-C 1.0
FingerprintYes -rear-mounted
Ambient LightYes
Infrared PortNo
TypeLi-Ion, non-removable

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