Tecno released their long-awaited high ends smartphone called Tecno Phantom 8 with amazing features and functionalities such as 5.7 Inches FHD IPS Touchscreen display, 6GB Ram, 64GB internal storage memory,  Android 7.0 Nougat with HiOS 3.0 operating system, Dual cameras 12-13MP and 20MP front selfie camera and 3500mAh battery capacity.

Tecno Phantom 8

Tecno Phantom 8 Review

I will be glad to share more light on this smartphone so that you can really know more about it before deciding to buy if you can afford it.


Tecno Phantom 8 comes with 5.7inch FHD IPS Touchscreen display which is a perfect size for those who like big screen smartphone and will give you more colorful and unique viewing experience with its Full High Definition features and lots more

Operating System

Tecno Phantom 8 is equipped with one of the latest Android operating systems Android 7.0 Nougat with HiOS 3.0 with Octa-core 2.60 GHz Cortex, Mediatek chipset processor which guarantees optimal performance and stability and allows you to enjoy all the features that Android OS offers and also gives you more advantage to downloaded and use most of the Android Apps and Games.


This smartphone comes with whopping 6GB Ram, 64GB built-in storage memory which is big enough to store all your media files, app, and games, while the 6GB Random Access Memory gives you the power to do more especially when it comes to multi-tasking and performance.

If you think that 64GB internal memory is not enough for you then Tecno Phantom 8 gives you the option to extended it up to 2TB using MicroSD card.


Looking at the image above you will understand that Tecno Phantom 8 has a dual camera at the back which is said to be 12MP and 13MP auto refocus, 10x Super Zoom and single-LED flash respectively while the front selfie camera is 20MP comes with Smart Dual Selfie Flash.

Tecno Phantom 8 is surely a camera powered smartphone that can give you what you want when it comes to taking awesome images and videos.


Tecno Phantom 8 is powered with 3500 mAh battery capacity which is not bad and can last for a long time depending on how you use it.

I know you might be expecting 5000mAh plus battery capacity but with a good processor that efficiently manages the battery, it will surely last the way you wish.

BUY NOW @ 121,100 from Jumia

You can as well see Current Price for Tecno Phantom 5, Phantom 6 and 6 plus

Tecno Phantom 8 Key Features

  • OS: Android 7.0 Nougat with HiOS 3.0
  • SIM Type: Dual SIM (Micro)
  • 4G LTE: YES, LTE
  • Screen Size : 5.7 Inches FHD IPS Touchscreen
  • Screen Resolution: 1080 x 1920 pixels (294 PPI)
  • Processor Type: Octa-core 2.60 GHz Cortex, Mediatek chipset

Tecno Phantom 8 Full Specifications

2G NetworkGSM: 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900 MHz
3G NetworkWCDMA: 2100 MHz (900/1700/1900/2100 MHz for LATAM)
4G Network Yes, LTE (Global Support)
SIMDual Micro SIM (Dual Standby)
StatusLaunched: October 2017
Dimensions– 159.95 by 79.5 by 7.9 mm
– Weight: -g
ColorsChampagne Gold, Phantom Black and Galaxy Blue
TypeFHD IPS, multi-touch touchscreen with 16m colors
Size5.7 inches, 1920 x 1080 pixels, 403 Pixels Per-square Inch
Card slotMicroSD, up to 2TB
OSAndroid 7.0 Nougat (with HiOS 3.0)
Processors– Octa-core 2.6 GHz CPU
– Mediatek chipset
– Mali GPU
Alert typesVibration, MIDI, MP3 ringtones
Audio port3.5mm jack
2GGPRS – up to 85.6 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3GUp to 42.2 mbps downlink; Up to 11.5 mbps uplink
WIFIWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi direct
BluetoothVersion 4.2, A2DP
USBType-C Light Speed Charge
Primary– 12 MP and 13 MP, auto refocus, 10x Super Zoom and single-LED flash
– FEATURES: Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, auto-HDR
Video[email protected]
Secondary20MP Camera with Smart Dual Selfie Flash
Capacity3500mAh Li-Ion non-removable battery
Talk timeN/A
Music play
SensorsAccelerometer, Proximity, Compass, Rear Fingerprint and Light sensor
MessagingSMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Miscellaneous– FM radio
– MP3/AAC+/WAV/Flac player
– MP4/H.264 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
Price levelAbout 130,000 naira– 145,000 naira (380 USD) (39,599 Ksh)