The Tecno Phantom 8 is one smart phone with some really mind-blowing specs. As a flagship device, Tecno spared nothing to make this their best phone ever. With the device unlocked, you are fully able to see the 5.7 FHD display. The screen is not an OLED display, so you are not getting the super rich and vibrant colors specifically in the reds and blues. But, overall, the Phantom 8’s screen is still a pleasure to look at, plus, sunlight visibility is quite good. You’d also experience the UI which isn’t stock Android because Tecno used the latest HiOS — HiOS 3.0. The overall experience is in two ways.
You can further tweak the option by choosing between the single launcher (which places all the apps on the home screen) or the Standard launcher (this comes with an app drawer). Speaking of storage, the Phantom 8’s UI and Android’s OS has used up about 24% of the 64GB storage, so you only have about 48GB left, but there is the MicroSD card option. For all our Music Lovers, Tecno is offering the Boom Play as the default music player, although you still have Google Play Music.
The camera is surely one of the biggest highlights of the Phantom 8, it doesn’t come with Pro camera settings and the ability to shoot in 4K. The Phantom 8 comes with a dual camera setup at the back the first camera is the main camera — this is also used for the 2x optical zoom.
With regards to the battery stamina, the 3500mAh on the Phantom 8 is okay to meet your daily needs, it can last the whole day on “moderate use.”
Tecno Phantom 8 Basic Specs
SIM: Dual Sim
Operating System: HiOS based on Android 7.0
Network: 4G / 3G / 2G
4G LTE Bands: FDD LTE 4G: 1/2/3/4/5/7/8/20/28A. TD LTE 4G: 38/40
Display: 5.7 inch FHD display
CPU: 2.6 Ghz Octa-core processor
Memory: 64GB+6GB RAM Expandable Micro SD, up to 2TB
Camera: 12/13MP dual AF rear cameras, 20MP front
Connectivity: WIFI, Bluetooth, USB type-C
Sensors: Fingerprint scanner, G-sensor
Battery: 3500mAh Battery