Tecno Phantom 8 and Camon CX is among the most popular smartphones in Nigeria and today we are going to compare them to see which one is better based on their features and functionalities.

This comparison between Tecno Phantom 8 & Camon CX Man City Edition will help you to know more about them and their current price difference.

Tecno Phantom 8 vs Tecno Camon CX Man City Edition

Comparison Overview

Before the comparison table, I will like to explain few things regarding Tecno Phantom 8 & Camon CX Man City Edition and functionalities.


Phantom 8 is 0.2 inch bigger than Camon CX as it comes with 5.7-inch IPS Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (400ppi) while Camon CX comes with 5.5″ FHD IPS Touchscreen, 1080 x 1920 pixels Full HD.


Both smartphones are equipped with Android 7.0 (Nougat), HiOS based operating system while Phantom 8 seems to have a faster 2.6GHz Octa-core Processor while Camon CX has 1.5 GHz Octa-Core processor which shows that Phantom 8 is a bit better in this regards.


Phantom 8 comes with 6gb Random Access Memory (RAM), and 64GB built-in storage memory while Camon CX is equipped with 4GB Ram and 64 built-in memory, Phantom 8 is a clear winner here.


Tecno Phantom 8 has 12 MP + 13MP Dual Rear Camera, 1080p HD Video and 20MP front camera while Camon CX comes with 16MP AF Back Camera with Ring Flash and 16MP Front Camera with Dual Flash which still shows that Phantom 8 still better.


Phantom 8 is 300 mAh better than Camon CX is it comes with 3500 mAh Battery (non-removable) while Camon CX is powered by a 3200 mAh Battery (non-removable).

Phantom 8 is far expensive than Camon CX Man City Edition so you shouldn’t be surprised of phantom 8 is better than Camon CX in many ways.

Based on what you see above you can see that both Tecno smartphones have similar features but Tecno Phantom 8 seems to be superior to Camon CX Man City Edition but you can be the Judge looking at the comparison table below.

Price of Tecno Phantom 8 & Camon CX Man City Edition

Price is one of the major factors that determine the type of phone you can afford to buy that is why I want to take a look at their current prices with the help of Jumia.

Tecno Phantom 8 current price and where to buy

The price of this phone is currently between ₦117,000 – ₦120,990

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Tecno Camon CX Man City Edition current price and where to buy

Camon CX Man City Edition is between ₦55,000 – ₦75,0000

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Comparison Table between Tecno Phantom 8 & Camon CX Man City Edition


NameTecno Phantom 8Camon CX Man City Edition
Released Year20172017
Dual SimYesYes
ColorsChampagne Gold, Phantom Black and Galaxy BlueGalaxy Blue, Champagne Gold, Black


Dimensions159.95 x 79.5 x 7.9 mm152.8*75.8*5.6mm
BodyPlasticMetal Body


TypeFHD IPS, multi-touch touchscreen with 16m colorsFHD IPS Touchscreen, 16M colors
Touchyes with Multitouchyes with Multitouch
Display Size5.7 inches, 1920 x 1080 pixels, 403 Pixels Per-square Inch5.5 inches, 1920×1080 pixels Full HD


Camera resolution12 MP +  13 MP Dual Rear Camera16 MP with autofocus
Front Camerayes 20 MPyes 16 MP

Technical & Memory

Operating SystemAndroid 7.0 Nougat (with HiOS 3.0)Android 7.0 Nougat (with HiOS 2.0)
Processor Type(Octa Core) 2.6GHz octa-core Processor(Octa Core) 1.5GHz Processor
Processor Speed1.5 GHz1.5 GHz
GPUyes Maliyes Mali
Internal Memory64 GB inbuilt64 GB inbuilt
Card SlotMicroSD, up to 2TBMicroSD, up to 256GB


WiFiyes Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspotyes Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Infrared port
GPSyes with A-GPS Supportyes with A-GPS Support


Battery Type3500 mAh Li-ion Battery3200 mAh battery
Standby Time
Talk Time
Music play

Other Features

SensorsAccelerometer, Proximity, Compass, Rear Fingerprint and Light sensorAccelerometer, Proximity, Compass, Rear Fingerprint and Light sensor
MessagingSMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IMSMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Music PlayerMP3/WAV/eAAC+ playerMP3, WAV, eAAC+
Video PlayerMPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviDMP4/H.264 player
FM Radioyesyes
3.5 mm Audio Jackyesyes
Additional FeaturesGeo-tagging, touch focusGeo-tagging, touch focus