After showcasing what they have for 2017 at Dubai on the 22nd of October, we have decided to compare the 2016 and 2017 Flagship Phones from Tecno!
It is really surprising that, Tecno didn’t follow the bezel-less or near bezel-less design which is the latest era for their 2017 Phantom 8! But from that, it still feature some cool specifications.
As we all now know, Tecno literally jumped from Phantom 6 to Phantom 8, in summary, Tecno decided to skip the Phantom 7, of course, no idea about the reason for doing that.
Back to the comparison. Lets take the key specifications from each phones. Starting from the Phantom 6 to Phantom 8!
Tecno Phantom 6
*. Colors: Champagne Gold, Space Grey
*. Camera: Integrated Dual Back Camera
– 83° Wide Angle Selfie
– Front Flash & Screen Flash
– 13.0 MP AF & 5.0 MP Dual Back Camera
*. Design: 6.15mm Super Thin Frame
*. Screen Display: 5.5″ FHD AMOLED Touchscreen
*. Type-C Light Speed Charge
*. OS: HiOS based on Android™ 6.0
Tecno Phantom 8
*. Height: 159.95 mm
*. Width: 79.5 mm
*. Thickness: 7.9 mm
*. Screen Display: 5.7-inch FHD 1920*1080px Touchscreen
*. Storage: 64GB ROM Expandable Micro SD, up to 2TB
*. RAM: 6GB
*. Processor: 2.6 GHz Octa-Core Processor
*. Battery capacity: 3500 mAh Battery
Tecno Phantom 6 vs Tecno Phantom 8
Before we continue, you can notice that they are a lot of differences in specifications between both, of course, that is the paper work.
Lets take a look at the similarities and differences of the Phantom 6 and Phantom 8!
And the differences includes;
*. Screen Size: The Phantom 6 comes with a 5.5″ FHD AMOLED while the Phantom 8 arrives with a 5.7-inch FHD 1920*1080px Touchscreen, on paper work, the screen on the Phantom 8 is bigger and it also sports a 2.5D Glass protection too.
*. Design: Either body build or so. Tecno decided to shift from the Metal Build on Phantom 6 to Diamond Fire Design, promising to last more than its predecessor known as the former generations.
*. RAM: Congratulations to Phantom 8 for arriving with a 6GB of RAM while the Phantom 6 arrives with 3GB but that doesn’t makes it more powerful than the Phantom 6!
Although, with an extra 3GB of RAM on the Phantom 8, it can be a lot more useful, when handling your apps. Multitasking will be at its best!
*. Storage: They got you here, those looking for bigger internal memory space, the Phantom 8 just bought, on its, you have a 64GB which expandable to 2TB while on the Phantom 6, you have 32GB ROM which is also expandable to 128GB via microsd card.
*. Camera: They both comes with a two rear camera, might call them both dual camera but the phantom 8 camera is the real deal here! Not just on the back, the front will also WOW you!
The Phantom 8 comes with a 20MP Front Camera with Bright Selfie with dual led flash and impressive dual cameras and the flash is able to take some cool picture even at the dark while the Phantom 6 comes with a 8.0 MP Front Camera with Wide-Angle Lens.
At the back aspect, the Phantom 8 features a 12MP Sony IMX386 camera with 1.25um Ultra pixel Lens and a 13MP camera that are capable of 2x optical zoom and 10x digital zoom, according to the company!
While the Phantom 6 comes with a Dual 13.0 MP AF & 5.0 MP Dual Back Camera also capable of taking some cool pictures and images too!
*. Battery: From a 2700mAh battery capacity on Phantom 6 to a 3500mAh battery capacity on Phantom 8 while both of them feature the Reversible Type-C Light Speed Charge.
*. Processor and OS: The Phantom 8 as expected runs on HIOS 3.0 based on Android Nougat coupled with a 2.6 GHz Octa-Core and a powerful MediaTek P25 processor while the Phantom 6 runs on HiOS based on Android™ 6.0 coupled with a 2.0 GHz 64-bit processor.
*. Security: One odd specs that gave the Phantom 8 away is the fact that it doesn’t come with Eye Scanner V2.0, allowing you to unlock the phone 300ms faster but the Phantom 6 does.
Still on the security, the Phantom 8 proudly comes with Fingerprint Scanner located at the back side but the Phantom 6 lacks that. Though, it is something to be proud of too!
Both devices boasts of normal day to day password integration which includes the Password, Pin, Pattern or Slide!
Any stuff that is not listed above in bold line seems to be similarities. They includes:
*. Connectivity such as 4G LTE, WCDMA, BT, WiFI,
*. Reversible Type-C Light Speed Charge
*. Sensors excluding the Fingerprint.
How do you See the Phantom 8 and the Phantom 6?
Skipping the Phantom 7 for Phantom 8, does it make any sense?
N/B: Am I Missing Some Differences or Similarities Here? Please notify using the comment box!