Techno Phantom 6 plus: Unboxing and first impressions

Techno Phantom 6 plus: Unboxing and first impressions

Tecno’s flagship products, the Phantom 6 and the Phantom 6 Plus, were unveiled in Dubai last month.

The Phantom 6 and Phantom 6 Plus are far more advanced than Tecno's previous flagship, the Phantom 5.

We got hold of the bigger Tecno Phantom 6 Plus last week and, needless to say, it is a beast of a phone.

Techno Phantom 6 plus: Unboxing and first impressions

Let's first delve into the specifications that make the phone such a monster.

Android 6.0 Marshmallow

6.0 ” Full HD Screen

2.0 GHz Deca Core Processor

4GB RAM

64GB internal expandable memory

Dual SIM capability- Micro SIM cards.

21MP Auto-Focus rear camera with dual flash

8MP front-facing camera with Flash

4,050mAh non-removable battery

Fingerprint Identification

USB Type C Light Speed Charge

What's in the massive box?

The big box reveals two additional boxes, including a "gift" box.

Techno Phantom 6 plus: Unboxing and first impressions

The "Gift" box contains actual gifts. It houses the smart cover (pouch), a tempered glass (screen guard), earphones and OTG adapter in the other corner to enable your device act as a host to other devices via the USB port.

Techno Phantom 6 plus: Unboxing and first impressions

The smart cover houses a pin which can be used to insert and remove sim cards. It also has two sim slots.

Techno Phantom 6 plus: Unboxing and first impressions

Techno Phantom 6 plus: Unboxing and first impressions

The tempered glass.

Techno Phantom 6 plus: Unboxing and first impressions

The second box reveals the phone in its magnificence.

Techno Phantom 6 plus: Unboxing and first impressions

Techno Phantom 6 plus: Unboxing and first impressions

Techno Phantom 6 plus: Unboxing and first impressions

Techno Phantom 6 plus: Unboxing and first impressions

Techno Phantom 6 plus: Unboxing and first impressions

Under the secret compartment there is a Type-C USB cord, and two removable heads for the charger.

Techno Phantom 6 plus: Unboxing and first impressions

Techno Phantom 6 plus: Unboxing and first impressions

First impressions

The Phantom 6 Plus has its 8MP front camera aided by a LED flash.

A 21MP camera sits at the back below the antennae line. Underneath this is the dual-LED flash and fingerprint sensor.

Techno Phantom 6 plus: Unboxing and first impressions

Tecno also introduces the USB Type-C port on a phone for the first time. At the bottom, two grills flank the USB type-C port on each side, giving the impression of a dual speaker system. However, only one speaker is present, the other is just for the microphone.

Techno Phantom 6 plus: Unboxing and first impressions

There’s a hybrid SIM tray on the left side but this isn’t a problem since this device comes with a 64GB storage.

Techno Phantom 6 plus: Unboxing and first impressions

At the top is the 3.5mm audio port. On the right side is the volume rocker and power button.

Techno Phantom 6 plus: Unboxing and first impressions

The Tecno Phantom 6 plus runs a dark, refined version of HiOS.

Techno Phantom 6 plus: Unboxing and first impressions

With all the power that it packs -massive 6 inches and a powerful battery - the Tecno Phantom 6 Plus is surprisingly lightweight, making it very easy to operate and handle.

Pricing and availability

The Tecno Phantom 6 plus is available in stores across the country and is expected to sell for about GHC1,380.

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