By EMEKA AGINAM
With Phantom A111 being the first TECNO android phone to come with preinstalled blackberry messenger (BBM), the smart phone maker has further deepened smartphone penetration and market share expansion in Nigeria and the rest of the African sub-region in the mobile phone ecosystem.
Having been released recently in the Nigerian market, Tecno Phantom A III is the next phablet that succeeded Phantom A II.
Designed with a passion to give everybody access to every smart phone applications, the product has a sleeker body and bigger screen that other series do not have as it comes with 6.0” captivating HD touch screen, 4.2 android operating system, it has 3.75g network capability, with1.5 GHz quad core processor.
Equipped with memory capacity of 16 GB rom plus 1 GB ram, 13megal pixels rear camera, 8 megal pixel front camera, including social media application like Facebook, Whatsapp and Palmchat, application, with my user experience, Phantom AIII is everything in android smart phone series every smart phone lover can sought out for.
With modern packaging, slim and wrapped with Nylon, the new product has continued to be the toast of lovers of phablets out there.
Dimensions and weight
TECNO Phantom A III also known as Tecno M9 is the latest version of the phablet series manufactured by the smart phone maker as the successor to the Phantom A II with a dimension of 160 x 82 x 8.9mm.
With my user experience, the design of the product gives it a soft feel to the hand which seems less
Network, SIM and Band
Tecno Phantom A III is a dual SIM smartphone with 2G network, GSM 900 / 1800, 3G network HSDPA 2100, 4G network.
The product has a dual SIM inserted by opening up the back case, revealing the inside compartment and then inserting the Mini SIM card into the phone. The phone has a dual standby.
Display and resolution
TECNO Phantom A III is a 6.0 inch capacitive IPS screen touchscreen phone. For one thing, the screen is very responsive. Similarly, the of the A III is 720 x 1280 which translates to 244.77 PPI
Operating system and Processor
The A III series come with Android Jelly Bean 4.2 OS which appear to be normal for all 2013 Android phones manufactured by TECNO.
The product comes with amazing 13.0MP AF back camera with BSI sensor with LED flash. The front camera is 8.0MP AF front camera with BSI sensor. While recommending the phone to every Journalist, the camera is very sharp and is capable of bringing out good photographs.
Primary 13MP, up to 4128×3096-pixel pictures, Geo-tagging, auto focus, face detection camera with LED flash.
Interestingly, the flash located just below the camera is strong enough and allows for clear pictures when taken in the dim or low lightening place.
Memory and ram:
The product comes with internal memory of 16GB which is an upgrade compared to the 4GB find in the predecessor AII. The phone can support memory card storage up to 32GB for that extra space.
Connectivity and sensors:
TECNO Phanton AIII comes with Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi, WiFi hotspot capabilities, GPS, 3.5mm earphone port and a USB port for connecting to the computer. It also has battery capacity of 2630mAh Li-Ion battery
One thing is clear. Phantom AIII is a phone that is talk of the town and also the perfect choice for phone users and big boys.