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Tecno Phantom Z

Tecno Phantom Z
– Also known as Tecno A7

General Information

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
4G Network No
SIM Dual mini SIM
Status Available June 2014

Body

Dimensions 144.5 x 71.9 x 7.9 mm
Keyboard Touchscreen
Colors White, Black
Cover Plastic

Display

Type IPS capacitive touchscreen with 16,000,000 colors
Size 5.2 inches, 1080 x 1920 pixels, 424 pixels per inch (PPI)

Memory And OS

Card slot No
Internal 32GB
OS Android 4.4.2 KitKat
Processors 2.0GHz octa-core Cortex-A7 CPU, MediaTek MT6592 chipset, Mali 450-MP4 GPU
RAM 2GB

Audio

Alert types Vibration, MP3 ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio port 3.5mm jack

Connectivity

2G GPRS – up to 85.6 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3G Up to 22.2 mbs downlink; Up to 5.76 mbs uplink
4G No
WIFI Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WIFI hotspot, Wi-Fi direct
Bluetooth Yes
GPS A-GPS
NFC No
USB MicroUSB v2.0

Camera

Primary 16MP, up to 4608×3456-pixel pictures, HDR, autofocus, Geo-tagging, panorama, simultaneous video and picture rec. camera with LED flash
Video [email protected]
Secondary 8MP, up to 3264×2448-pixel pictures

Battery

Capacity 3030mAh Li-Ion battery
Stand-by Up to 960 hours
Talk time Up to 24 hours
Music play N/a

Other Features

Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
– SNS integration
– MP4/MPEG4/H.263/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/AC3/FLAC player
– Document viewer
– FM radio
– Image viewer and editor
– Voice memo/dial/command
– Predictive text input
– Preloaded apps –  Gmail, Gtalk, Google Now, Youtube, Flash Share, Swiftkey

Price

Price level About 421 USD

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632 Comments

  1. What makes A7 emit a strong heat that irritates nose and throat making the person using it sneeze and cough?

  2. My tenco A7 has became very slow when it comes to loading files!!i wonder what is wrong because the space in the internal memory is still 12gb!!help me pleaz

  3. Am using a tecno A7 phone, ànd in this phone i have up to 16GB free space. And àny time i try to collect any application, it keep on telling me memory full, or insufficient space.

  4. thank u for been there for us. continue your good things. but I want to ask u, infinix zero2 n phantom z which one do u recommend for me to use

  5. I have phantom z dual sim but both sim cannot function at the same time. why? how can I activate the 2nd sim to function?

    1. My techno phantom z mobile is a dual mini sim good mobile so lovely and so lively but I have a problem using it for both sim cannot function at the same time or the second sim cannot be read, pls how can I activate the second sim to function?

  6. i bought phantom z in July in a techno shop,but its so disappointing the network clarity is very poor,it goes down once you receive a phone call its really a total let down,in fact after i bought it the ear piece wasn’t functioning and had to take it to be fixed,how can i solve this network issues because i am fully let down by this product

  7. i bought phantom z in July in a techno shop,but its so disappointing the network clarity is very poor,it goes down once you receive a phone call its really a total let down,in fact after i bought it the ear piece wasn’t functioning and had to take it to be fixed,how can i solve this network issues because i am fully let down by this product

  8. I want to buy the techno phantom z but i wish to ask if you guys can ship my product to Africa (Cameroon)for free also.

  9. I want to buy the techno phantom z but i wish to ask if you guys can ship my product to Africa (Cameroon)for free also.

  10. Am proud of tecno product whle becuse the realy safe the world 2 afford any tecno smath phone within their reach. If not their product nokia would have mealt the world by now. I think i should not let the cat out of the bad. Love u tecno.

  11. I’m using tecno phantom z almost a year now, i need a new one from tecno which is more than phantom z, plz reply to me

  12. I’m using tecno phantom z almost a year now, i need a new one from tecno which is more than phantom z, plz reply to me

  13. Helllo Tecno
    i am john miano i am in kenya pls pls i beg if yu could jst donate a Tecno phone to me..Tecno hav been my best phone i lost my phone after i was involved in an accident a week ago n i have spent all my money on medication dont have money to buy another one..please dont allow my friends and colleagues who recognise me with my Tecno to loose that recognition while they see me with a cheaper brand ..plis hear me and bail me out of this plis..
    please please i beg you in the name of the Lord.
    pls.
    regards
    yours big fan for Tecno phones
    john miano
    nairobi Kenya
    +254727098743

  14. Helllo Tecno
    i am john miano i am in kenya pls pls i beg if yu could jst donate a Tecno phone to me..Tecno hav been my best phone i lost my phone after i was involved in an accident a week ago n i have spent all my money on medication dont have money to buy another one..please dont allow my friends and colleagues who recognise me with my Tecno to loose that recognition while they see me with a cheaper brand ..plis hear me and bail me out of this plis..
    please please i beg you in the name of the Lord.
    pls.
    regards
    yours big fan for Tecno phones
    john miano
    nairobi Kenya
    +254727098743

  15. I like your products. Pls how much is the current price for tecno phantom z & how do I get it. I’m residing at Ogoja, Cross River State.

  16. I have had it for almost one year and it has a myriad of issues which carlcare cannot solve, it is just a useless substandard phone.

  17. I want to register my disappointment with Tecno customer care service and the Tecno phone (phantom z) I acquired this phone in August 2014 from a shop in Nairobi for Ksh 33,500.00, the first six months everything was perfect, suddenly there was a problem with the clarity of the loud speaker but since I live far away from Nairobi I had to live with it, after sometime the phone could not connect to the computer it kept indicating that the device is faulty, then around April this year the touch screen started operating itself in most cases when texting it closes the text and open another application, when browsing the problem get even worse, when you open a page it close it. I took the phone to their carlcare in Nairobi and all I wanted was the self-operating issue and the issue of connecting to the PC to be sorted, the rest I could live with, after almost 2 months and 4 trips to Nairobi, being taken in circles and a ton of lies I was finally told that the phone was ready for collection. Due to distance I had to look for someone who was going to Nairobi to collect it for me. The most disgusting things is that when I received the phone the slot that hold the lines was missing, and a third of the screws that fix the mother board were missing, I had to make another trip to Nairobi to collect them whereby I had to wait for 5 hrs to be given what was rightfully mine, for the missing screws the lady there downplayed their absence and the phone is useless because it cannot detect any network. My word of advice to those who value their hard earned cash, don’t buy any tecno phone, it is the most substandard phone I have ever seen. If you happen to be foolish like me and buy one, once it has issues (which I can promise you will APPEAR in less than 6 months) don’t bother taking it to their carlcare centre, it will be rendered useless and you will have wasted your time and money, their technicians are the most incompetent you will ever meet ( how could they forgot to screw back the screws? If they could not sort out my phone they should at least have returned it the way it was) The ladies at the front desk will tell you some beautiful lies that will make you spend a whole day there waiting for non-existence service. To Tecno, you can pack your WHATEVER and go back to where you came from, we need service providers who are competent & value their customers.

  18. My A7 cant play some apps or open them, i went to carlcare inthe Nairobi cbd bt they couldnt help, wat can b wrong with my device

  19. I bought phantom z 4about 7 months now. But now my power button is not working again why. Pls advice me

    1. Don’t believe the hype, I have had this phone for almost one year now, to the outside it still looks new, but the touch screen has now been operating itself, it cannot connect to the PC, for it to charge I must switch it off, it erratically detect the network, the switching on button is not working, the clarity of the loud speaker has since disappeared. It is just a substandard phone buy it at your own risk because the carlcare center here have been unable to sort any of the issue mentioned above.

  20. Tecno phantom z has its sim port at d left side of d phone on top of d volum key…but u need a sim extractor to get the sim tray out…. I so much love my white phantom z, BUT IF ANYONE IS INTERESTED IN GETTING IT I WILL SELL MINE FOR #45,000 I BOUGHT IT ON FEBRUARY 14, 2O15. Call me 07067084069. Or tweet at me @DavidovicLove. I Love TECNO

  21. Tecno phantom z has its sim port at d left side of d phone on top of d volum key…but u need a sim extractor to get the sim tray out…. I so much love my white phantom z, BUT IF ANYONE IS INTERESTED IN GETTING IT I WILL SELL MINE FOR #45,000 I BOUGHT IT ON FEBRUARY 14, 2O15. Call me 07067084069. Or tweet at me @DavidovicLove. I Love TECNO

  22. What I see with the phone is that is not with sim slot .How can someone use it for calling?or is not met for calling?

  23. What I see with the phone is that is not with sim slot .How can someone use it for calling?or is not met for calling?

  24. What is d essence of mobile phone without sim slot,which means is not met for calling.I personally need an amendment to it.

    1. Tecno phantom z has its sim port at d left side of d phone on top of d volum key…but u need a sim extractor to get the sim tray out…. I so much love my white phantom z, BUT IF ANYONE IS INTERESTED IN GETTING IT I WILL SELL MINE FOR #45,000 I BOUGHT IT ON FEBRUARY 14, 2O15. Call me 07067084069. Or tweet at me @DavidovicLove. I Love TECNO

  25. What is d essence of mobile phone without sim slot,which means is not met for calling.I personally need an amendment to it.

    1. Tecno phantom z has its sim port at d left side of d phone on top of d volum key…but u need a sim extractor to get the sim tray out…. I so much love my white phantom z, BUT IF ANYONE IS INTERESTED IN GETTING IT I WILL SELL MINE FOR #45,000 I BOUGHT IT ON FEBRUARY 14, 2O15. Call me 07067084069. Or tweet at me @DavidovicLove. I Love TECNO

  26. እባከችሁ ነጋዴ ከአግባብ ዉጭ ዋጋ በመጨመሪ እስማርቱን መግዛት አልቻልንም ለካፓኒዉ ተወዳዳሪነት አደጋ ነዉ

  27. እባከችሁ ነጋዴ ከአግባብ ዉጭ ዋጋ በመጨመሪ እስማርቱን መግዛት አልቻልንም ለካፓኒዉ ተወዳዳሪነት አደጋ ነዉ

  28. C’est un produit extraordinaire rien à dire sur tout pour nous les utilisateurs. Merci à la tecno. Qui est venu au bon moment en Afrique pour aligner efficacité et abordable. B gueye

  29. Bonjour
    Je voudrais savoir pour quoi les tecno mobile ne peu pas affiche les fiches PDF normalement. Il les montrent comme un virus. Ya t’il un solution a sa.

  30. Bonjour
    Je voudrais savoir pour quoi les tecno mobile ne peu pas affiche les fiches PDF normalement. Il les montrent comme un virus. Ya t’il un solution a sa.

  31. The phone is definitely superior in regard to memory and camera compared to other tecnos. However its connectivity for communication flow is poor. It disconnects despite being service boosters. this experience frustrates me whether through texting or audio calls. i didn’t experience this with R7

  32. The phone is definitely superior in regard to memory and camera compared to other tecnos. However its connectivity for communication flow is poor. It disconnects despite being service boosters. this experience frustrates me whether through texting or audio calls. i didn’t experience this with R7

  33. Please i need advice. I want to buy a new phone, am using S4 but I don’t know which to buy….if it is Phantom Z or others. Please i nid ur help. At least one with good storage, screen and camera. Thanks.

  34. Habah!, this Product is out-standing! Except one doesn’t know what it actually costs in Nigerian Naira ‘n’ Kobo. Kindly let people know its price in Nigerian Currency.

  35. Habah!, this Product is out-standing! Except one doesn’t know what it actually costs in Nigerian Naira ‘n’ Kobo. Kindly let people know its price in Nigerian Currency.

  36. Tecno phantom Z has improved but nowhere near Samsung S5 or Nokia. However, Tecno has come a long way. Let them upgrade instead of repeating their old products in new designs.

  37. Tecno phantom Z has improved but nowhere near Samsung S5 or Nokia. However, Tecno has come a long way. Let them upgrade instead of repeating their old products in new designs.

  38. This phone is the most useless phone I’ve ever used. Guys don’t be deceived! I was impressed by what I read about the phone and I rushed to buy it. Some days the BBM app on the phone will go out of service and you won’t be able to send or receive bbm messages. When your bbm contacts update their status you may not see it for more than 24hours. Sometimes you may be using an app and it will just close abruptly. At other times the apps will be fluctuating, closing and opening endlessly without your control. This imitation phone will give you nothing but a frustrating experience.

  39. I LUV THE FONE VERY SMOOTH AND FAST,I BOUGHT MINE AUGUST BATTERY LIFE IS AVERAGE IN USE THAN PAPER,SPEED IS IT BACK BONE

  40. I LUV THE FONE VERY SMOOTH AND FAST,I BOUGHT MINE AUGUST BATTERY LIFE IS AVERAGE IN USE THAN PAPER,SPEED IS IT BACK BONE

  41. Wow! The Phantom Z is simply amazing. Quite apart from beauty, it’s just superb, I mean in everything. It more than just a phone. It’s a computer. It’s pictures,touch, sound (employing d Dolby technology), and how it functions in general is just undescribable on this platform. I ve no regrets for acquiring it. It fits into even more than d reasons for which I acquired. The specs are high. Phantom Z ll rub shoulder with most smart phones produced by other telephone giants.
    I salute techno mobile.

  42. Wow! The Phantom Z is simply amazing. Quite apart from beauty, it’s just superb, I mean in everything. It more than just a phone. It’s a computer. It’s pictures,touch, sound (employing d Dolby technology), and how it functions in general is just undescribable on this platform. I ve no regrets for acquiring it. It fits into even more than d reasons for which I acquired. The specs are high. Phantom Z ll rub shoulder with most smart phones produced by other telephone giants.
    I salute techno mobile.

  43. Not bad, but China will always be China…..and i doubt if the display is really Super AMOLED, the display was claimed here as IPS.

  44. Not bad, but China will always be China…..and i doubt if the display is really Super AMOLED, the display was claimed here as IPS.

  45. I hav felt phantom z 2day, d phone is machine, both cameras r more dan real life, d battery is nt removeable, both sims r mini, d display is amazing n it is N55,500 now as @ 2day depending on locatn n no M. Card slot

  46. I hav felt phantom z 2day, d phone is machine, both cameras r more dan real life, d battery is nt removeable, both sims r mini, d display is amazing n it is N55,500 now as @ 2day depending on locatn n no M. Card slot

  47. waaaaah………that is a phone and half cai i say its a mistake thats not a phone i mean its more than just a phone i love it

  48. How about 8gb RAM, 2.5GHZ Pent-core processor,20Mp camera, 5K display… Let’s get this in phantom z+…make the os upgradable do this tecno coz ur crazy!

  49. The major setback for tecno & Gionee is that they dont upgrade their os. And be sure to always include a memory card slot in all your brands.

  50. The major setback for tecno & Gionee is that they dont upgrade their os. And be sure to always include a memory card slot in all your brands.

  51. we are not interested in the big display
    sizes any more but the hardwares unda
    the plastic(out-moding material). What
    the da people and the continent wants
    is durable prenium metal casing,inspirin
    g hardware components and more
    the most annoying issue is there are no
    updates for firmwares and andriod
    versions in Tecno products…what a
    mess! God save our companies and
    help them compete the foriegn phones

  52. we are not interested in the big display
    sizes any more but the hardwares unda
    the plastic(out-moding material). What
    the da people and the continent wants
    is durable prenium metal casing,inspirin
    g hardware components and more
    the most annoying issue is there are no
    updates for firmwares and andriod
    versions in Tecno products…what a
    mess! God save our companies and
    help them compete the foriegn phones

  53. hey guys have u realised tecno have no developments 4 da future? 4G networks are in for the past 3years and they still produce phones without 4G,what company is that…are they just interested in the production or increase costumer patronage African produces will always loose-dey cant face the market race

  54. hey guys have u realised tecno have no developments 4 da future? 4G networks are in for the past 3years and they still produce phones without 4G,what company is that…are they just interested in the production or increase costumer patronage African produces will always loose-dey cant face the market race

  55. I love it…. I will buy phantom soon. hope the camera flash having much liter more than…. thank you tecno for phantom!!

  56. I love it…. I will buy phantom soon. hope the camera flash having much liter more than…. thank you tecno for phantom!!

  57. I love it, please how much is the cost in market? am using Tecno R7.now and i won’t to sell it and buy phantomz please i won’t to know the price please.

  58. Good phone if it comes with compass,SD card and removable battery cover plus a powerful dual LED flash.If any is missing, then we’re back to square one.

  59. Good phone if it comes with compass,SD card and removable battery cover plus a powerful dual LED flash.If any is missing, then we’re back to square one.

  60. The phone will be nice with the spec I see here… Tecno is the best!!! Probably I’ll get one sooner or later.

  61. The phone will be nice with the spec I see here… Tecno is the best!!! Probably I’ll get one sooner or later.

  62. pls i want to known if i can get in devics financing option (e.g instalmental fee), if yes, at where and who to meet.

  63. Tecno dey fall hand with their poor camera, every body need phone with sharp camera like samsung and nokia.

  64. Tecno dey fall hand with their poor camera, every body need phone with sharp camera like samsung and nokia.

  65. Tecno launches Phantom Z in Kenya
    June 25, 2014 by KENNEDY KANGETHE

    The Phantom Z runs /><p class=The Phantom Z runs on the Android 4.4 Kitkat platform providing cutting edge features, geared towards optimising user experiences and positioned to compete against other comparable smartphones in the market/FILE
    NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 25 – Tecno Mobile a brand under Transsion Holdings, has launched the highly anticipated Phantom Z device.
    The Phantom Z runs on the Android 4.4 Kitkat platform providing cutting edge features, geared towards optimising user experiences and positioned to compete against other comparable smartphones in the market.

    The device features an array of features including a 7.9mm unibody design; a 2GB RAM that can store memory of up to 32GB and a 3030mAH battery.

    Its 5.2 inch scrachproof screen makes use of the latest Amoled screen technology to ensure high pixel density and high contrast ratio.

    Transsion Holdings President, George Zhu who spoke during the launch of the Phantom Z says the move is aimed at deepening its mobile phone penetration in East Africa.

    “While in the process of deepening our mobile phone penetration in East Africa, we have developed a dedicated focus on driving smartphone adoption to facilitate the global information age economy,” Zhu said.

    On his part Information communication and Technology (ICT) Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i says Phantom Z’s entry to the market is a strong indicator that the sector is an exciting destination for new investors who are keen to exploit the economic potential of the Kenyan Market.

    “The lion’s share of Kenya’s internet subscribers consume data through their mobile phones, techno mobile has played a role in enabling Kenyans access the internet through affordable hand held devices,” Matiang’i said.

    Techno is present in 18 African countries with the biggest market being Nigeria which they are the number one brand.

    1. Don’t believe the hype, I have had this phone for almost one year now, to the outside it still looks new, but the touch screen has now been operating itself, it cannot connect to the PC, for it to charge I must switch it off, it erratically detect the network, the switching on button is not working, the clarity of the loud speaker has since disappeared. It is just a substandard phone buy it at your own risk because the carlcare center here have been unable to sort any of the issue mentioned above.

  66. Tecno launches Phantom Z in Kenya
    June 25, 2014 by KENNEDY KANGETHE

    The Phantom Z runs /><p class=The Phantom Z runs on the Android 4.4 Kitkat platform providing cutting edge features, geared towards optimising user experiences and positioned to compete against other comparable smartphones in the market/FILE
    NAIROBI, Kenya, Jun 25 – Tecno Mobile a brand under Transsion Holdings, has launched the highly anticipated Phantom Z device.
    The Phantom Z runs on the Android 4.4 Kitkat platform providing cutting edge features, geared towards optimising user experiences and positioned to compete against other comparable smartphones in the market.

    The device features an array of features including a 7.9mm unibody design; a 2GB RAM that can store memory of up to 32GB and a 3030mAH battery.

    Its 5.2 inch scrachproof screen makes use of the latest Amoled screen technology to ensure high pixel density and high contrast ratio.

    Transsion Holdings President, George Zhu who spoke during the launch of the Phantom Z says the move is aimed at deepening its mobile phone penetration in East Africa.

    “While in the process of deepening our mobile phone penetration in East Africa, we have developed a dedicated focus on driving smartphone adoption to facilitate the global information age economy,” Zhu said.

    On his part Information communication and Technology (ICT) Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i says Phantom Z’s entry to the market is a strong indicator that the sector is an exciting destination for new investors who are keen to exploit the economic potential of the Kenyan Market.

    “The lion’s share of Kenya’s internet subscribers consume data through their mobile phones, techno mobile has played a role in enabling Kenyans access the internet through affordable hand held devices,” Matiang’i said.

    Techno is present in 18 African countries with the biggest market being Nigeria which they are the number one brand.

  67. Hopefully, If this should be the real specs of the Phantom Z, then I must confess they need an applause!!
    Also, I believe this device wont be anything less than 50K naira!!

  68. Hopefully, If this should be the real specs of the Phantom Z, then I must confess they need an applause!!
    Also, I believe this device wont be anything less than 50K naira!!

  69. tecno you guys are upgrading small small but bring out phone with 4.5, 4.8, and 5 inches screen size with 1.5 or 2 gigabite RAM and 8 or 16 gig inbuilt memory becus that 6 inches is too much for a phone ecept is a phablet. Just a sugestion

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