Tecno Phantom 6 and Tecno Phantom 6 Plus - Review, Specs and Price in Nigeria

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Tecno Phantom came into our lives as a budget smartphone. Tecno Phantom A, the best Tecno device as at 2013 was only ₦37,000. Following the success of the phantom A, Tecno Mobile released different powerful smartphones under the phantom umbrella and gradually increased its price. Today, with a ₦90,000 price tag, Tecno Phantom 6 is not a budget smartphone.

Key Features of Tecno Phantom 6

  • Exceptional features:
    • Fingerprint sensor
  • OS: Android 6.0
  • CPU: 2GHz Octa-Core processor
  • Screen: 5.5-inch AMOLED
  • RAM: 3GB RAM
  • Memory: 32GB internal memory
  • Camera: 13MP and 5MP dual Rear Camera. 8MP front camera
  • SIM: Dual Micro SIM
  • Status: Available in Nigeria. Released September 2016

Key Features of Tecno Phantom 6 Plus

  • Exceptional features:
    • 2 rear cameras
    • Fingerprint sensor
    • Eye scanner
  • OS: Android 6.0
  • CPU: 2GHz Deca-Core Processor
  • Screen: 6.0-inch FHD
  • RAM: 4GB RAM
  • Memory: 64GB internal memory
  • Camera: 21MP rear camera. 8MP front camera
  • SIM: Dual Micro SIM
  • Status: Available in Nigeria. Released September 2016

Tecno Phantom 6 and Phantom 6 Plus - Price in Nigeria

Last update: October 2016

Tecno phantom 6: ₦90,550 to ₦100,000;
Tecno Phantom 6 Plus: ₦133,000 to ₦150,000;

Tecno Phantom 6 and Phantom 6 Plus - price in Jumia, Konga and Covaax:

Item Retailer Price More info
Phantom 6 Jumia View ₦90,550 None
Konga View From ₦96,500 None
Covaax View From ₦90,550 + reward points
Phantom 6 Plus Konga View From ₦143,000 None
Covaax View From ₦133,000 + reward points

Tecno Phantom 6 - What's New

The dual camera setup of the Phantom 6 is probably its most noticeable new feature. The 13MP & 5MP dual camera work together as one to capture better images. The Phantom 6 Plus also features an iris scanner. The iris scanner together with the fingerprint scanner provides an airtight security system for the smartphone.

Tecno Phantom 6 vs Tecno Phantom 5

Apart from the dual camera setup and some spec changes here and there, the Phantom 6 looks and feels almost completely like the Phantom 5. The OS was upgraded from Android 5.0 in Phantom 5 to Android 6.0 in Phantom 6. Also, the Phantom 6 is only about 0.65mm slimmer that the Phantom 5. On the flip side, the battery was downgraded from 3000mAh (Phantom 5) to 2700mAh in Phantom 6.

However, Phantom 6 plus got a major spec boost. It features a 21MP rear camera, 4GB RAM, 64GB internal memory, a massive 4050mAH battery, a deca-core processor, an iris scanner and a generous 6-inch FHD touchscreen display.

Tecno Phantom 6 Plus vs Infinix Zero 3

From the battery life, camera, processor to design, technology, innovation and every spec in-between, the Phantom 6 Plus looks better than the Infinix Zero 3 on paper. However, Infinix Zero 3 is considerably cheaper than the Phantom 6 Plus.

Tecno Phantom 6 and Tecno Phantom 6 Plus - Specifications

General:

  • Dimensions: 5.96 x 2.97 x 0.24in (Phantom 6). 6.31 x 3.28 x 0.30in (Phantom 6 Plus)
  • Colours: Grey, Gold
  • Operating System: Android 6.0
  • Processor: 2GHz Octa-Core processor (Phantom 6). 2GHz Deca-Core Processor (Phantom 6 plus).
  • RAM: 3GB RAM (Phantom 6). 4GB RAM (Phantom 6 plus)
  • Sensors: Fingerprint sensor, G-sensor, proximity sensor, light sensor

Networks:

  • GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
  • WCDMA 900 / 2100
  • LTE band 3 / 4 / 7 / 20
  • SIM: Dual Micro SIM

Display:

  • Type: AMOLED (Phantom 6). FHD (Phantom 6 plus)
  • Resolution:1920 x 1080
  • Size: 5.5-inch (Phantom 6). 6.0-inch (Phantom 6 plus)

Camera:

  • Rear Camera (Phantom 6): 13MP and 5MP dual camera
  • Rear Camera (Phantom 6 Plus): 21MP
  • Front Camera (Phantom 6): 8MP with wide angle lens
  • Front Camera (Phantom 6 Plus): 8MP with flash

Internet/data/Connectivity:

  • GPS
  • BT
  • Wi-Fi
  • Bluetooth
  • USB

Memory:

  • Memory: 3GB RAM (Phantom 6). 4GB RAM (Phantom 6 plus)
  • Internal Storage: 32GB (Phantom 6). 64GB (Phantom 6 plus)
  • Memory Card Support: Yes; up to 128GB

Sound:

  • Loudspeakers: Yes
  • 3.5mm (Headphone) jack: Yes

Battery:

  • Type: Li-Ion 2700mAh (Phantom 6). 4050mAh (Phantom 6 plus)
  • Talk time: Up to 2hrs (Phantom 6). Up to 4hrs (Phantom 6 plus)

Comments  

 
omar
0 # omar 2016-11-27 11:07
In the face this recession, I can't be spending 200k+ on a Flagship. At 130k the phantom 6+ is just perfect for me.
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