TECNO Mobile Uganda launches the Phantom 8. Lots of gifts to take home after purchase.

TECNO just launched the latest of its premium phones, the Phantom 8, in Kampala – a  week following the global launch held in Dubai. The launch was held at the Kampala City Square with scores of the brand dealers from across the country, media personalities, and avid customers in full attendance.

There was also entertainment from the city’s finest music acts, including Geosteady, that kept the audience active and fun filled.

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Earlier, in the week, was a pre-sale promotion that saw customers deposit a minimum of UGX 500,000 at a selection of dealer outlets, who upon full payment walked away with gifts including flat TV screens, blenders, percolators, among other things. Other revellers walked off with TECNO branded gifts.

Phantom 8

Key Specs

The Tecno Phantom 8 features a revolutionary camera, summed up with a fast processor, plus an amazing and attractive design.

The front facing camera, at 20 megapixels, could be the best you’ll ever find – alongside a smart dual selfie flash. The flash also ensures that it is possible to take photos in low light environment.

It comes with 6 GB of RAM plus a 2.6 GHz CPU super fast processor that can accommodate 4G+ networking and download speeds of up to 300Mbps.

It also has a diamond style design that comes with a 3D Lighting, unibody metal edge and a 2.5 D drop screen-curved battery cover.

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The Phantom 8 is compatible with Micro SIM or Nano SIM card and supports up to 2 Terabytes of additional storage.

With 150 minutes of talk time for only 10 minutes of battery charge, this could be the flagship choice you waited for – at just Ugx 1,220,000. And if you’re lucky to buy from a shop that is running a promotion, you will surely walk away with a prize as well.

Apparently, we do not have all the specs yet but will soon avail them in full upon reviewing the phone.

These are the official specs we know so far.

Announced: 2017, October
Available: 2017, November
Colors: Black, Champagne Gold, Blue
SIM: Dual Sim
OS:  HiOS based on Android 7.0
Network: 4G / 3G / 2G
4G LTE Bands:
Display: 5.7 inch FHD display
CPU: 2.6 Ghz Octa-core processor
Memory: 64GB+6GB RAM
Camera: 12/13MP dual AF rear cameras, 20MP front
Sensors: Fingerprint scanner, G-sensor.


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