Tecno Phantom 5 vs Tecno Camon C8


Tecno has been rising by offering high quality and budget friendly smartphones. Recently, Tecno Mobile launched its flagship smartphone (phablet) the Tecno Phantom 5 which stands out. Going back some weeks ago, Tecno launched another gadget which was a selfie centric smartphone, the Tecno Camon C8. These two phablets have varied specifications with include clear differences and some similarities.

This article is set to give you a quality comparison of Tecno Phantom 5 vs Tecno Camon C8. Which gadget beats the other in what and by what? At the end of thus article you will have figured out that even if we fall to give our own opinion.


Lets get down to business and mean what this article Tecno Phantom 5 vs Tecno Camon C8 means. The comparison is comprised in several categories such as:-
> Display Specifications
-> System and Processor
-> Camera Comparison
-> Battery Capacities
-> Price

Display Specifications (Tecno Phantom 5 vs Tecno Camon C8)
These two awesome gadget both run on a 5.5-inch screen display. This means adequate clarity and awesomeness when it comes to watching experience.
Apart from that wider similarity, there are several differences among their displays.
Tecno Phantom 5 runs on a screen with a display resolution of 1080 x 1920pixels with 400ppi pixel density. On the other side Tecno Camon C8 on a 720 x 1280 pixels with 267ppi.
They also vary when it comes to size or dimensions. Phantom 5 is of 151×75.8×6.8mm while Camon C8 has a 150×76.3×8.8mm. This shows that Phantom 5 is a bit slimmer than Camon C8.

Android System and Processor
The two gadgets run on Android 5.1 Lollipop Android OS. This gives them the ability to encompass battery saving tips and awesome UI.
Tecno Phantom 5 is powered by an Octa-core (8 cores) Cortex MediaTek processor with a clock rate of 1.5GHz.
On the other hand Tecno Camon C8 runs on a 64-bit quad-core (4 cores) MediaTek MT6735 processor with Mali T720 GPU clocking at 1.3GHz.

The Tecno Camon C8 her features like a smart camera just the same as the Phantom 5. However, it lacks 4G connectvivity. Tecno Phantom 5 isa 4G LTE smartphone. This means awesome and blazing download and upload speeds.

Camera Comparison
Tecno Camon C8 was dubbed a selfie centric smartphone well that can hold a bit but if we go by the megapixels Phantom 5 might beat it in the front shooter.
Tecno Camon C8 has a 13.0MP primary camera with DUAL LED Flash that ensures vividly clear photography even at dark or low light places. It also has a 5.0MP front camera with a LED flash perfect for the selfie lovers.
That aside Tecno Phantom 5 has a primary camera of 13MP too with a LED flash and a front shooter of 8.0MP boosting the quality of selfie photos and great video calling.

Memory and Storage (RAM & ROM)
RAM (Random Access Memory)
RAM, this is the memory that isn’t available for use by the owner of the phone. It is where instructions and execution commands and processed information is held temporarily before viewing on the screen.
Tecno Phantom 5 has a 3GB RAM accompanied by the 8-core processor, high speed processing and display is done. With this you don’t expect to fall back because of application unresponsiveness due to low RAM memory.
Tecno Camon C8 on the other hand feature a 1GB RAM that works efficiently  with it 4-core processor.

ROM (Read Only Memory)
This is the storage space or memory where a user can store his/her files for later retrieval.
Tecno Phantom 5 has a 32GB ROM that offers plenty of space for storage. Tecno Camon C8 also has a 16GB ROM with a MicroSD slot that can support up to 32GB.

Battery Capacity
Tecno Mobile seem to be in love with the lithium ion batteries of capacity 3000mAh hours. Through my reviews and all Tecno Phones I have used, majority have had 3000mAh. What do I mean?
Well, both Tecno Phantom 5 and Tecno Camon C8 are powered by li-ion batteries of 3000mAh.

Both gadgets are awesome, they offer an overhaul of features. However, there’s a big difference when it comes to retail prices.
Tecno Phantom 5 is retailing @ Kes. 39,999. Whereas the Tecno Camon C8 goes for Kes. 13,999.