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Tecno has revealed to the world its Phantom 6 and Phantom 6 Plus. The exposition was made at a world class Hotel in Dubai, UAE– the Armani Hotel. The device was released into the market on September 16, 2016.  The two are similar on some points. However, some differences still exist between them. In this post, we will be taking a look at the differences between these epitomes of high tech smartphones as well as the Tecno Phantom 6 Plus price in Nigeria, Kenya and Jumia.

The intending end user needs to know about these differences and similarities so as to make the right decision when buying.  The two phones are the successors of the Tecno Phantom 5. And of course, you can look forward to Smartphone with better features than what obtains in the Phantom 5.

It is obvious that Tecno has made lots of improvements on the Phantom in comparison to the phantom 5 released sometimes ago.

The official specification s of these two phones will be compared together in this write-up and the information here will enable you make your choice between the two easily.

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Design and display

Phantom 6: It is bar type. Dimension is 151.5 x 75.5 x 6.16 mm. it comes in Champaign Gold color.  It comes with a Nano-modeled metal body and also have aluminum framework. Screen Type is LTPS capacitive touch screen. Resolution is 1080 x 1920 pixels. Display colors are 16 million. Pixel density is 401 pixel per inch (PPI). It features MultiTouh touch screen.

The Phantom 6 Plus: it is bar type. Its dimension is 160.35 x 83.46 x 7.7 mm. Phantom 6 Plus, comes with full metal body. Screen Type is LTPS capacitive touch screen. Its resolution is 1080 x 1920 pixels. Its pixel density is 370 pixels per inch (PPI). It also features MultiTouch touch screen.   It has a full metal body. It features 6.15mmn slim and this makes it elegant and beautiful.

The slim nature of the Phantom 6 Plus makes it the slimmest Smartphone in the world. Intending end users looking for a more impressive Smartphone can go for the Phantom 6 Plus.  Phantom 6 Plus comes with 7.7mm thin look. Consequently, it is not as slim as Phantom 6.

Phantom 6 Plus features a 6.0 inches FHD screen, while Phantom 6 features a 5.5 inches Amoled screen display size.  They both feature 1080 x 1920 pixels screen resolution and their screen density is 420 PPI.

With its wider 6.0 inches screen, Phantom 6 Plus is the better chose for end users looking for a portable Smartphone wide enough to meet gaming needs.  Its wider screen however reduces its portability compared to Phantom 6.

The two of them have curved edges and also come with Corning Gorilla Glass 3.  This helps protect the phone from damage due to impact with hard surface.

 

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Phantom 6: It features a 13MP AF + 5MP SONY IMX 258 dual main/back/rear camera.  It also features an 8MP front camera with Wide-Angle Lens and flash.

Phantom 6 Plus: It features a 21MP SONY IMX 230 rear camera with Dual Flash. It features 8MP front camera with flash.  It also has finger print scanner feature.

Phantom 6 Plus’ finger print scanner feature improves on security of the end user. Phantom 6 on the other hand lacks this feature.  The better camera feature in Phantom 6 Plus ensures end users can take in depth and clearer images.  The camera set up in the Phantom 6 is the same as what obtains on Huawei P9 and iPhone 7 Plus.

Operating system

Phantom 6: Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Phantom 6 Plus: Android 6.0 Marshmallow

The two of them operate using the same operating system.  The operating system is designed to work perfectly and smoothly with Tecno phones and has similarity to that of Infinix XOS as well as Xiaomi MIUI.  The operating system equally enables easy choice of wallpapers and themes for a more beautiful Smartphone.

Processor

Phantom 6: Mediatek chipset.  It comes with 2.0 GHz Helio X20 OCat-core MTK processor.

Phantom 6 Plus: it features 2.0 GHz Helio X20 Deca-core MTK Chipset.

The two are fast and power efficient.  This gives the end user guarantee of smooth multitasking operations.  Surfing and gaming on the phones can be done at the same time without one obstructing the other.

Memory

Phantom 6: It comes with 3GB RAM and 32 GB internal memory.  It equally features SD Card slot that can be extended to 128 GB.

Phantom 6 Plus: features 4GB RAM and 64 GB internal memory. The SD Card slot can take up to 128GB memory extension.

The Phantom 6 Plus is the winner here. With its 4GB RAM, its rate of processing will be faster and its 64 GB internal memory makes it a beats when it comes to saving apps.  It can therefore take more apps and other file without slowing down the rate at  which the Smartphone works.

Battery capacity

Phantom 6: It features a non-removable 2700 mAh battery

Phantom 6 Plus: It features a non-removable 4050 mAh battery

The battery on Phantom 6 is somewhat disappointing and this is one of the factors that makes the Phantom 6 Plus a better choice than the former.

Security measures

Phantom 6: It comes with biometric eye/iris scanner.

Phantom 6 Plus: It features the biometric eye/iris scanner and also the Finger Print Scanner

With the added feature in Phantom 6 Plus, it has improved security the scanner is placed stylishly below the rear camera. As a result, it is a preferred choice for any end user that can afford the cost.

Network

Phantom 6: It comes with GSM 850/900/1800/1900 2G; HSDPA 900/ 1900/ 2100 3G; and FDD-LTE 2 (1800) / 7 (2600) / 20 (800) 4G LTE networks. SIM Type is micro SIM and it features dual SIM.

Phantom 6: GSM 850/900/1800/1900 2G; HSDPA 900/ 1900/ 2100 3G; and FDD-LTE 2 (1800) / 7 (2600) / 20 (800) 4G LTE networks

The two come with all 2G to 4G networks. End users in need of Smartphone with 4G features can go for either of them after putting other features and factors into consideration.

Tecno Phantom 6 Plus Price in Nigeria, Kenya & Jumia

Tecno Phantom 6 costs N90, 550 in Nigeria and costs KSh 23,999 in Kenya. On the other hand, Tecno Phantom 6 Plus costs N16,750 in Nigeria and KSH 8,499 in Kenya.

Conclusion

The price is relatively reasonable, considering the several additions made to Phantom 6 Plus.

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