TECNO’s magical beasts, Phantom6 and phantom 6plus finally hit the arena to contest for the kingship in the phone world. TECNO has taken their enviable feat higher this time with the unveiling of the latest Phantom in one of the most beautiful venues in the world, the prestigious Armani Hotel located in Burj Khalifa, Dubai, on the 25th of September, 2016.
The latest additions to TECNO Phantom series, Phantom 6 and 6 plus boast a number of high-end upgrades compared to successful predecessors Phantom Z and Phantom 5 launched in 2014 and 2015 respectively.
New Phantom 6 wears an ultra slim design with premium chamfered edges, spotting the TECNO brand’s first dual rear camera technology- a high definition combination of 13 mega pixel and 5 mega pixel auto-focus cameras with LED flash. Taunted by some analysts as the slimmest smartphone with dual rear cameras, the Phantom 6 stomachs an expanded internal storage space; powered by 3GB RAM for smoother operations with 32GB ROM leg room, expandable to 128GB. TECNO Phantom 6 enjoys improved processor speed at 2.0GHz, MediaTek’sHelio P10 chipset.
“The TECNO Phantom 6 gives mobile consumers better stability, speed and probably the best camera experience on mobile phone,”says Attai Oguche, a TECNO Africa official
The fastest Deca-core smartphone
Also unveiled at the launch was the TECNO Phantom 6 Plus, the mobile maker’s latest phabletsmartphone targeted particularly at the Middle-east mobile consumers. TECNO Phantom 6 plus flauntsan impressive 6.0 inch IPS touch display and hosting the mobile brand’s first tri-fold security combination (fingerprint, eye scanner and TrustLook antivirus). TECNO Phantom 6 plus also boasts the latest MediaTek Helio X20 Deca-core chipset, making the super-smartphoneone of the fastest mobile phones in the market.
“Mobile consumers in Nigeria, Ghana, Egypt and other top mobile markets in emerging economies like RWANDA have not seen anything like the Phantom 6 plus. This smartphone took three years in the making and the global expertise of over five hundred engineers to deliver right on schedule,” says TECNO global marketing lead, Vane Ni
In the past ten years, the Asian mobile multinational TECNO has successfully dominated African markets and in celebration of its tenth year anniversary, the mobile maker has embarked on numerous corporate social responsibilities (CSR) initiatives in its major markets: Nigeria, Ghana and Ethiopia. Early January 2016, TECNO commissioned its ‘Light up Ikeja’ project in which eighty eight solar powered streetlights were installed in host communities around the Ikeja electronics market and environ to improve commercial activity and security of lives and property in the area.
Event in pictures
TECNO is a leading producer of in-demand, high-end mobile phones. Founded in 2006, the company has procured 50% share in Africa’s smartphone market.