Thursday, 8 August 2013

The latest Adroid phone in the market-Techno Phantom A.

Tecnomobile Telecoms recently launched a new high end smartphone into the Nigerian mobile market., at Victoria Island, Lagos. The phone – Tecno Phantom A (F7) was co-launched with Etisalat Nigeria.
Building on the success of the popular TECNO N3, N7, Q1 and P3, the Phantom A (F7) is a dual SIM Smartphone which has a 5 inch HD touch screen, runs on the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS with a dual core processor. It might interest you to know that, having this pone in your possession, its almost like have a computerized machine, as it has the ability to perform numerous functions. The Phantom A, comes with a truckload of applications, too numerous to mention.
Sadly, many Nigerians still categorize Techno as 'Chinko' i.e China phone, but this isn't true. Techno is far from perfect. It is 100 times better than all 'Chinkos' Get one for yourself and you'll really understand what I'm saying.
 It can be bought in the open market for N34,500. It is a 5″ phone that spots some high end specs. It comes with the following features:
  • Slim & elegant rectangular design with slightly rounded corners
  • 5.0 inch IPS touchscreen with haptic feedback and a thin bezel (The haptic feedback is absent in all the previous Tecno low end Android phones)
  • Dual SIM functionality with dual stand-by (both SIMs can be used simultaneously for calls)
  • 8MP autofocus camera with LED flash, digital zoom, white balance, scene selection & HD video recording
  • 1.2MP webcam optimized for self-portrait photos & video calls (Skype, WeChat, Viber & Tango compatible)
  • GPRS/EDGE/3G or Wi-Fi internet connectivity (with mobile hotspot)
  • Up to 21Mbps download speeds on 3G networks
  • Desktop-like web experience via the preloaded WebKit browser (Chrome & Firefox supported via download)
  • Even faster and cheaper browsing through the preinstalled Opera Mini browser
  • Built-in GPS with Google Maps offering turn by turn navigation
  • Microsoft Office Word, Excel & PowerPoint document viewer (editing supported via premium upgrade)
  • Downloadable Adobe PDF & kindle ebook reader
  • Android Jelly 4.1 Bean operating system
  • Unrestricted access to over 500,000 apps in the Android market
  • Essential Google apps; Maps, Search, Calendar, Gmail, YouTube, Picasa, Talk &  Google+
  • Dual-core Snapdragon S4 processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • PowerVR graphics processor (provides an overall improvement in menu transition, browsing speeds & HD media playback)
  • A decent performer with graphics intensive apps & mild gaming (compatible with Asphalt 6, Subway Surfers, Temple Run, Resident Evil, GTA Vice City among others)
  • 4GB internal memory (upgradeable to 32GB via microSD cards, free 8GB card provided in the box)
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Bluetooth v3.0 with Advanced Audio Distribution Profile (A2DP)
  • Tecno flash share which allows users to share files of any size faster through wirelessly connected devices (This is a proprietary software from Tecno)
  • Stereo FM radio & music player
  • HD video player supporting media up to 720p
  • Device available in black and white colors
  • 12 + 1 months warranty from Tecno