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Tecno Phantom 6 Specs and Price

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Tecno Phantom 6 is the 2016 refresh of Tecno’s top of the line Phantom Series. It is slightly slimmer with largely the same specs as 2015’s model (Tecno Phantom 5). The major differentiation of the Tecno Phantom 6 is that the software has been refreshed to Android 6.0 with a more powerful processor. You also get a dual-camera setup on the back and the fingerprint sensor has been dropped for an iris scanner. You can also checkout the 2017 model, the Tecno Phantom 8.

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Tecno Phantom 6 Key Specs and Features

  • 5.5-inch AMOLED Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (400ppi)
  • 2.0GHz octa-core Mediatek MT6755 CPU with 3GB RAM
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat) with HiOS 2.0
  • 32GB Storage with support for memory card up to 128GB
  • 13MP + 5MP Dual Rear Camera and 8MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE Data
  • Iris Scanner (Front)
  • 2700 mAh Battery

Tecno Phantom 6 Front View

The Design

The Tecno Phantom 6 is launching with a totally new design compared to its predecessor. It is slimmer, measuring just 6.15mm with a gorgeous metal design. So far we can confirm a gold and a grey coloured model, but we expect other colours to also be available.

The Display and Camera

On paper, the Tecno Phantom 6 is offering the same display as the Phantom 5. You are still getting the same 5.5-inch AMOLED display with 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution. Note however that though the specs seems similar, actual experience may be different, but we will actually have to use both to tell the difference.

The Phantom 5 was celebrated for its camera, so it is no surprise that Tecno wants its successor to do better. To achieve this the company is betting on a 13 megapixels Sony IMX 258 sensor for the Tecno Phantom 6.

Tecno Phantom 6 Rear View showing the dual Camera

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The Sony sensor is matched with a 5 megapixels sensor from Samsung to create a dual-camera setup. The dual camera and its dual-LED flash are located on the back of the Tecno Phantom 6. The front facing camera still remains at 8 megapixels with its LED flash and possibly the autofocus.

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Hardware and Software

Tecno Phantom 6 runs Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) on a Mediatek chipset offering a 2.0GHz octa-core processor. The Android phablet offers 3GB of RAM with 32GB of built-in storage. If you want more storage, the Tecno Phantom 6 supports up to 128GB microSD card.

The loudspeakers are located on the bottom of the phone, sandwiching the new USB Type C port. The Android smartphone also supports 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, and Bluetooth.

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Tecno Phantom 6 offers a non-removable 2700 mAh Li-Po battery.

Pricing and Availability

Tecno Phantom 6 is now available in Nigeria and Kenya, but is still being expected in Ghana. You can buy the Android phone at leading online stores in Nigeria and Kenya. Tecno Phantom 6 price in Nigeria ranges from 64,990 Naira to 120,000 Naira.

Tecno Phantom 6 Price in Kenya starts at around 20,585 KSh. Price in Ghana starts at around GH₵ 965. The Tecno Phantom 6 also launched in a couple of countries outside Africa like Iran, Saudi Arabia, and UAE.

Tecno Phantom 6 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Tecno Phantom 6:

General Features

  • Status: Available, From October, 2016
  • Platform: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), HiOS
  • Processor: 64-bit, 2.0GHz Octa-core Processor
  • GPU:
  • Memory: 3 GB RAM
  • Colours: Champagne Gold
  • Dimension: 151.5 x 75.5 x 6.15mm
  • Weight:
  • SIM Type: Micro SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM, Dual Standby

Display

  • Display: 5.5-inch AMOLED Display, 1080 x 1920 pixels (400ppi)
  • Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass 3

Camera

  • Rear Camera: Dual 13 MP and 5MP Camera, 1080p HD Video
  • Rear Camera Features: Dual-LED Flash, Autofocus, Geo-tagging
  • Front Camera: 8 MP Camera with Autofocus, LED Flash

Storage

  • Built-in Storage: 32GB Storage
  • Memory Card Support: Yes (Requires the SIM2 slot)
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
  • 2G CDMA 1X: No
  • 3G WCDMA: 850 / 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
  • 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

Messaging

  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: IMAP4, POP3, SMTP

Entertainment

  • 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

  • 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: No
  • Iris Scanner: Yes
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • 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

  • Battery: 2700 mAh Battery (non-removable)
  • Standby Time:
  • Talktime:
  • Video Playback:
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Paschal Okafor is the founder of NaijaTechGuide. A Graduate of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Paschal is passionate about Technology and since 2006 has written over 4000 articles covering Mobile Devices, Consumer Electronics, Digital Marketing, Mobile Apps, and Online Services. Over the past 16 years, he has managed to turn a blog that started life on a Google Blogger subdomain into the Largest Technology Blog in Nigeria and quite possibly the largest in Africa. Paschal has been Building, Analyzing, and Maintaining Websites for over 17 years and also shares his wealth of knowledge and experience about building and managing websites on NaijaTechGuide.

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