Tecno recently unveiled the new entry to its Phantom lineup – the Tecno Phantom A2. It joins its elder brothers, the Phantom A and Phantom A+ in Tecno’s Android range. Let’s go right down to the specifications.
The Phantom A2 runs Android 4.2 on a 1.2GHz Quad Core CPU with 1GB of RAM. Internal Memory stands at 4GB and you can expand this up to 32GB via a microSD card.
The smartphone, also dubbed the F8, retains the same form factor as the other phantom phones and has a 5.7-inch capacitive touch screen display, making it the largest Tecno phone yet. You might even call it a Phablet. The resolution of the F8′s display isn’t so impressive at 720 x 1280 pixels.
Tecno has ramped up the rear camera on the Phantom A2 to 13 megapixels. The rear camera with LED flash is capable of taking pictures at a resolution of 4128×3096. The rear camera isn’t the only thing that’s ramped up. The smartphone has a front 8 megapixel camera for video calls and the times when you don’t have a mirror. It takes pictures at a resolution of 3264×2448 pixels.
The Phantom A2 is dual sim capable and can connect to data networks up to 3.75G. For power it has a 2630mAh battery that promises to last for 17.3 hours of talk time and 280 hours on standby. We’ve not been told how long it’ll last when it’s used for data.
Other connectivity options are WiFi with hotspot capabilities, bluetooth 3.0, GPS, a USB port and an earphone port. Sensors installed are a G-Sensor, proximity sensor and a light sensor.
The Phatom A2 is available in black and white colours and ecno provides an 8GB microSD card and a powerbank in the box.
At the market, the Tecno Phantom A2(F8) costs between ₦44,000 and ₦46,000. If you wish to order from an online store, compare prices on PriceCheck.