Tecno, a 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.
The newly-launched Android-operated Phantom 8 features a “revolutionary camera, attractive design and high-speed experience”
According to Google’s Consumer Barometer, in the UAE and KSA, 73 percent and 70 percent of smart phone users access their mobiles to takes photos or videos. Phantom 8 caters to this local demand and the firm claims its dual camera has the power to achieve 10 times super zoom and auto refocus.
“The MEA region is 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, 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.”
Tecno Mobile’s Phantom 8 comes with a front facing camera at 20 megapixels alongside a smart dual selfie flash. According to the company, the double front ring flash ensures taking photos even in a low light environment. The firm said that with 150 minutes of talk time with only 10 minutes of battery charge, the device is priced at 1399 AED.
Phantom 8’s diamond style design comes with a 3D Lighting, unibody metal edge and a 2.5 D Drip Screen-curved battery cover. It also possesses a 6 GB RAM plus 2.6 GHz CPU ultra-fast experience that supports 4G+ and download speed up to 300Mbps.
It 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.