TECNO, a premier mobile phone brand under TRANSSION HOLDINGS, has launched its newest edition, 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.

Arif Chowdhury, Vice President of TRANSSION HOLDINGS said on the occasion, “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. 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.”

Phantom 8 Features

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 smartphone 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.

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.


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.

Phantom 8 Price and Availability

The Phantom has been made available in the UAE with price tag of AED 1399 (~PKR 40,150). Keep visiting these pages to know its entry to your region with local price tags.

Phantom 8 Specifications

OS Android 7.0 Nougat with HiOS 3.0
Supported Networks 2G, 3G, 4G LTE
DUAL SIM Support Yes
Processor Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
Chipset Mediatek Helio P25
GPU Mali 880 MP2
Display 5.7-inch IPS LCD with FullHD (1920 x 1080) resolution
Dimensions 159.9 x 79.5 x 7.9 mm
Internal Storage 64 GB
Card Slot yes, expandable
Connectivity Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n Bluetooth V4.0, GPS
Primary Camera Dual 12+13 MP, Tri-LED flash
Secondary Camera 20 MP, Dual LED flash
Battery 3,500 mAh with fast charging
Price AED 1,399 (~PKR 40,150)