Tecno Phantom 8 and Phantom 8 Plus: Review, Expected Specs and Price
Tecno Mobile had earlier announced its anniversary last month (September 2017). Although Tecno Phantom 6 and Phantom 6 Plus were successfully launched last year, Phantom 8 and Phantom 8 Plus is going to be better.
These phones are rumoured to come with a 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage which can be expanded to 256GB. Tecno Phantom 8 and Phantom 8 Plus will sport dual back camera. If the secondary camera makes it out they will be single camera with some good sensor. Expect Tecno Phantom 8 and Phantom 8 Plus to run on Android 7.1 Nougat and might come with an updated chip and processor as from the Phantom 6. MediaTek Helio X30 might be seen on this phone.
Tecno Phantom 8 will come with a 5.5 inch display, 4 GB of RAM, a 13 MP and 5 MP rear while The Phantom 8 Plus will have a bigger 6.0 inch display, bigger size of RAM (6GB), larger built-in storage capacity (64 GB), a faster Helio X30 processor, and will run the latest of Google’s operating system, the Android Oreo OS. Also, the battery capacity on the Phantom 8 Plus (4,000 mAh) will be bigger than that on the Phantom 8 (3,500 mAh). Some information are even pointing towards the 4,300 mAh and 4,500 mAh direction
The TECNO Phantom 8 Plus will have the same design and aesthetics as the Phantom 8 and the design and position of components will be just like the one in the schematics below.
These devices will also support fingerprint that’s rear mounted and the phones will come with a rapid 4G LTE.
Speculative specifications of the TECNO Phantom 8 Plus
- 6.0 inches full HD display with 1080 x 1920 pixels display resolution
- 6GB RAM
- 64GB internal storage
- Android 8.0 Oreo incorporated with Tecno’s native HiOS
- MediaTek Helio X30 System-on-Chip
- 20 MP secondary/ front camera
- 4000 mAh non-removable Lithium Ion battery
As regards pricing and availability of the device, both smartphones will be launching on the 22nd of October 2017 at the Burj Khalifa Tower in Dubai and till then, and only then, can the price be confirmed. But going by the available details of the TECNO Phantom 8 Plus, the specifications, rumours and the price range of previous devices like the Phantom 6 and 7, it is very likely that the Phantom 8 Plus will launch with a selling price within the range of N80,000 – N120,000.