TECNO Phantom 6 is the latest smartphone by Tecno mobile which boast a number of high-end upgrades when compared to its predecessor, the Phantom 5.
TECNO Phantom 6 flaunt an amazing 6.15mm ultra slim design with premium chamfered edges, the new Phantom 6 now wears the crown as the slimmest smartphone with a dual rear camera, kicking hard the new iPhone 7 (7.3mm) and Huawei P9(9mm) that had previously tipped the scale on super slim smartphones.
Spotting the unconventional dual rear 13MP plus 5MP auto-focus cameras with LED flash, the Phantom 6 also stomachs an expanded storage space for better operations; running on 3GB RAM and 32GB ROM expandable to 128GB, and powered by 2.0GHz speed MediaTek Octa-core processors.
Display and design
Tecno Phantom 6 is one of the slimmest smartphones ever, and it totally deserves its nickname of Beauty. The phone has a full metal body, and comes in two main colors: Champagne Gold and Anthracite Gray. With an aluminum frame and a Corning Gorilla Glass 3 screen, the Phantom 6 is extremely resistant to physical damage. The back cover of the phone bears the dual rear cameras of the Phantom 6, and is non-removable. The back of the Phantom 6 is different from the back of the 6 Plus, which has a fingerprint scanner below the camera. At the top of the phone is a lone earphone jack, while a USB type-C port and speakers adorn the bottom of the phone. The quality of the speakers is a downside of the Phantom 6, with sounds at times coming out muffled
Processor and Operating system
Tecno Phantom 6 runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow, with the latest version of Tecno’s HiOS Phantom 1.1.0. Tecno continues to make improvements on their custom ROM, with the Phantom 6 offering a wide variety of themes and designs to personalize your Phantom experience. Tecno Phantom 6 is easily Tecno’s most powerful device ever. With 3GB of RAM for its MTK Helio P10 CPU, you’d hardly ever find this device dragging. Tecno Phantom 6 CPU clocks at 2GHz, and with a 64-bit processor.
Tecno Phantom 6 battery is a small 2700 mAh, and Tecno does a good job of masking that with many battery saving additions like the AMOLED screen and the Helio processor.
With an LTE Cat 6 antenna, the Tecno Phantom 6 offers the highest data speeds possible, up to a maximum 300 mbps when on a 4G network
The Phantom 6 has 3 cameras: an 8-megapixel front camera, and 13-megapixel and 5-megapixel rear cameras. The two rear cameras combine to provide an increased visual field, faster focus and overall better images. The cameras come with plenty editing tools, though it takes a while to get the hang of them. It’s HDR mode is amazing, and photos seem straight out of a DSLR camera.
The Phantom 6’s battery is a small 2700 mAh, and Tecno does a good job of masking that with many battery saving additions like the AMOLED screen and the Helio processor. There is also the introduction of a USB type-C port, which allows for faster charging.
Tecno Phantom 6 Specs
Model: Phantom 6
Operating system: Android 6 Marshmallow + HiOS
Dimensions: 160.35 x 83.46 x 7.7 mm
Chipset: MediaTek Helio X10 MT6795M
CPU: 2.0GHz octa-core CPU
GPU: PowerVR G6200
Colors: Champagne Gold, silver
Display Size: 5.5 inches, 1080 x 1920 pixel, 401 pixels per inch
Display features: IPS capacitive touchscreen with 16,000,000 colors
Primary camera: 13 megapixel, autofocus, Sony camera with LED flash
Secondary camera: 8.0 MP Front Camera with Wide-Angle Lens
13.0 MP AF & 5.0 MP Dual Back Camera
Video: 1080P HD
Features: Geo-tagging, simultaneous 4K video and 8MP image recording, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR (photo/panorama
Internal memory: 32GB + 3GB RAM
External memory (card slot): MicroSD, up to 64GB
SMS: Yes (threaded view)
Battery capacity: 4050mAh battery
SIM: Dual micro SIM
Internet & Connectivity
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
Bluetooth: v4.2, A2DP, LE
USB: v2.0, reversible connector
Speed: Up to 150 mbps downlink; Up to 50 mbps uplink
2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G: LTE band 2(1900), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 12(700), 13(700), 17(700), 28(700)
Alert Type: Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS
– SNS integration
– MP4/MPEG4/H.263/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/AC3/FLAC player
– Document viewer
– FM radio
– Image viewer and editor
– Voice memo/dial/command
– Predictive text inputPricing and Availability
Tecno Phantom 6 is now available on www.kara.com.ng at ₦98,000