Tecno Phantom 6 Plus is the plus size model of Tecno’s 2016 iteration of its premium Phantom smartphone series. The phone completely blows away its more compact brother, the Tecno Phantom 6 with a very illustrious set of features. Tecno Phantom 6 Plus offers a 6-inch display, a 10-core processor, 4GB RAM, and 64GB built-in storage. You can also checkout the new Tecno Phantom 8.
Where to Buy Tecno Phamtom 6 Plus
Tecno Phantom 6 Plus Key Specs & Features
- 6.0-inch LTPS Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (367 ppi)
- 2.0GHz Deca-core Mediatek Helio X20 CPU with 4GB RAM
- Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with HiOS
- 64GB built-in Storage
- 21MP Rear Camera and 8MP Front Camera
- 4G LTE Data
- Iris Scanner (Front)
- Fingerprint Sensor (Rear)
- 4050 mAh Battery
Tecno Phantom 6 Plus features a full metal body. It is a metal-unibody design, so the back is not removable. The body is constructed with an aluminium magnesium alloy with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 covering the front. The phablet is available in a Champagne Gold finish.
Display and Camera
The Phantom 5 was hailed by its users for having a great camera, the Tecno Phantom 6 Plus is set to carry on the legacy with a Sony IMX230 sensor on the back. It is a 21 megapixels camera with support for phase detection autofocus and dual LED flash.
The Android phone sports an 8 megapixels camera with LED flash.
Hardware and Software
Tecno Phantom 6 Plus is powered by the Mediatek Helio X20 chipset. The SoC offers a deca-core processor broken-down into two quad-core processors clocked at 2.0GHz and 1.55GHz respectively and a dual-core processor clocked at up to 2.1GHz.
The powerful processor is paired with 4GB of RAM, which should make the Tecno Phantom 6 Plus great for gaming and streaming movies. Tecno claims the phablet performs 70% better and consumes 30% less power compared to the Phantom 5.
Tecno Phantom 6 Plus runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) and provides you with 64GB of built-in storage with no support for microSD cards. With support for 4G LTE Cat6, the phone boasts of download speeds of up to 300 Mbps, which means faster downloads and streaming. Tecno Phantom 6 Plus supports LTE on MTN, Etisalat, Smile, NTel, and InterC in Nigeria.
The battery is non-removable with a capacity of 4050 mAh. Tecno Phantom 6 Plus supports fast charging via its reversible USB Type C Port. With just 10 minutes of charge the Android phablet can deliver 240 minuets talktime.
Dual Biometric Security
Tecno Phantom 6 Plus is one of a few phones that now boasts of dual biometric security, joining the likes of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7. The phablet features a fingerprint sensor like its predecessor, but also adds a more secure iris scanner.
This security feature enables you unlock your phone with your fingerprint or eye scan, or both. You can also use them to limit access to confidential files and folders.
Tecno Phantom 6 Plus comes with a gift box that offers you some free accessories. The gift box includes an earbud, a USB Type C adapter, SIM Eject tool, Leather cover with Windows Display, and a Tampered Screen Protector.
Pricing and Availability
Tecno Phantom 6 Plus is now available in Nigeria, Ghana, and Kenya. You can buy the Android phone at leading online stores in the countries. Tecno Phantom 6 Plus price in Nigeria ranges from 109,900 Naira to 150,000 Naira.
Price in Ghana starts at around GH₵ 1299. Tecno Phantom 6 Plus Price in Kenya starts at around 28,599 KSh.
Tecno Phantom 6 Plus Specs
Here are a few specs of the Tecno Phantom 6 Plus:
- Status: Expected, From October, 2016
- Platform: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), HiOS
- Processor: 64-bit, Deca-Core Processor: 2.0GHz quad-core, 1.55GHz quad-core, 2.1GHz dual-core (Mediatek helio X20)
- GPU: –
- Memory: 4 GB RAM
- Colours: Champagne Gold
- Dimension: 160.35 x 83.46 x 7.7 mm
- Weight: –
- SIM Type: –
- SIM Count: Dual SIM, Dual Standby
- Display: 6.0-inch LTPS Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (367ppi)
- Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3
- Rear Camera: 21 MP Camera, 1080p HD Video
- Rear Camera Features: Dual-LED Flash, Autofocus, Geo-tagging
- Front Camera: 8 MP Camera with Autofocus, LED Flash
- Built-in Storage: 64GB Storage
- Memory Card Support: No
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
- 2G CDMA 1X: No
- 3G WCDMA: 900 / 2100MHz
- 3G CDMA EVDO: No
- 4G LTE: Yes
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes, up to 48kbps
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: No
- 4G LTE: Yes, up to 300 Mbps
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.0 with A2DP
- NFC: No
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: Yes, USB Type C, USB on the Go
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: IMAP4, POP3, SMTP
- Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
- Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS
- Maps: Yes, Google Maps
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: No
- Pedometer: No
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes
- Iris Scanner: Yes
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: –
- Wireless Charging: No
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: No (download at store)
- Video Editor: No (download at store)
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: No (download at store)
- Battery: 4050 mAh Battery (non-removable)
- Standby Time: –
- Talktime: –
- Video Playback: –
- Fast Charging: Yes (10 minutes charge gives you 240 minutes talktime)