TECNO Mobile Unveils Phantom 8 in The Middle East

TECNO, a premier mobile phone brand under TRANSSION HOLDINGS, has launched its newest addition, the Phantom 8 in Middle East and Africa region. The regional launch took place in Jumeirah Beach Hotel, Dubai in the presence of 200 guests.

Representatives of United Mobile, the sole distributor of TECNO Mobile throughout Pakistan, Urdupoint and ProPakistani, the Digital Media Partners of TECNO Mobile, also participated in this star studded event.

The newly launched Android run Phantom 8 features a revolutionary camera, attractive design and high-speed experience. According to Google’s Consumer Barometer, in the UAE and KSA, 73% and 70% of smart phone users access their mobiles to takes photos or videos.

Phantom 8 caters to this local demand with its state-of-the-art dual camera, that has the power to achieve 10 times super zoom and auto refocus.

“The MEA region is very dynamic and one that appreciates intelligent innovation coupled with aesthetically pleasing design. The all-new Phantom 8 embraces the region’s requirements and is more powerful than ever in both speed and photo quality”, said Arif Chowdhury, Vice President of TRANSSION HOLDINGS.

“We are pleased to continue our successful journey in the Middle East and Africa to bring about an enhanced mobile experience to those in the region,” he concluded.

TECNO Mobile is the pioneer phone brand aiming to create an entertainment ecosystem tailor-made based on the needs and habits of young consumers across markets on an Android platform. This customisation differs for each market and target audience.

TECNO Mobile’s Phantom 8 comes with a 20 megapixel front facing camera alongside a dual LED flash. Moreover, the double LED flash ensures taking photos even in a low light environment. You can get 150 minutes of talk time with only 10 minutes of battery charge. The phone is priced at 1399 AED.

Phantom 8’s diamond fire design comes with unibody curved metal on the back. It also possesses 6 of GB RAM and a 2.6 GHz CPU for ultra-fast experience, supporting 4G and download speeds of up to 300Mbps.

The new Phantom 8 is compatible with Micro SIM or Nano SIM Cards and supports up to 2 TB Micro SD Card, holding up to 4 modules, 20 bands and covers more than 200 countries and zones.

TECNO Phantom 8 Specifications

  • Processor: Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
  • Chipset: Mediatek Helio P25
  • GPU: Mali 880 MP2
  • OS: Android 7.0 Nougat with HiOS 3.0
  • Display: 5.7-inch IPS LCD with FullHD (1920 x 1080) resolution
  • Dimensions: 159.9 x 79.5 x 7.9 mm
  • Memory:
    • RAM: 6 GB
    • Internal Storage: 64 GB
    • Card Slot: yes, expandable
  • Camera:
    • Back: Dual 12+13 MP, Tri-LED flash
    • Front: 20 MP, Dual LED flash
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n Bluetooth V4.0, GPS,
  • Battery: 3,500 mAh with fast charging
  • Price: Rs. 40,000 (AED 1,399)



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