Tecno, a mobile phone brand under Transsion Holdings, launched its newest smartphone the “Phantom 8” in the Middle-East and Africa region on the 22nd of October 2017 at the Jumeirah Beach Hotel in Dubai.
Addressing the media at the event, Arif Chowdhury, Vice President of Transsion Group – the parent company of Tecno Mobile, spoke about the brand’s fortunes, advancement of smartphone technology and the brand’s expansion strategy into new markets.
“We are very excited about the launch of the Phantom 8. It has not been an easy ride to success, but as they say in the end, success is all that matters and I can say 2017 has been a very remarkable year for us as a company. We have received admirable awards and recognitions like the Smartphone Brand of the Year Award at Titans of Tech Awards in Lagos this year, and other recognitions in key markets, expanded our product lines, ventured into new markets and raised the bar on smartphone innovation.”
The newly launched Android operated Phantom 8 features an attractive design and high-speed experience.
Debuting a 20MP bright front Camera and 12MP + 13MP dual cameras at the rear with 10x super zoom, single shot HDR, “4 in 1” skin brightening technology, real-time refocus and filter, ultra-quality super pixel lens with great noise control, the device is powered by a 6GB high speed RAM, 64ROM, 2.6GHz MediaTek Helio P25 processor and a 3500mAh battery with 50% extra ultra-fast charge capacity, all of which ensures that the device is faster and consumes less energy.
The device is wrapped in a diamond design uni-body with drip screen, 2.5D glass and has a 5.7 Full HD screen mounted on its surface. With a glass fingerprint scanner that guarantees 50% more responsiveness planted at the rear of the device, handling and securing the Phantom 8 is such a delight.
The Phantom 8 will be available in Shadow Gold, Galaxy Blue, Royal Purple, Jack Black and Diamond Blue colours and fully supports VR Videos.
The Phantom 8 will ship to several markets across the world. The new Phantom 8 is compatible with Micro SIM or Nano SIM Card and supports up to 2TB (Terra-Bytes) TF (Trans Flash) Card, and it holds 4 modules, 20 bands and covers more than 200 countries and zones.