4G enabled Tecno Phantom 6 launched in Nairobi by Tecno and Safaricom

Today Tecno unveiled their flagship device; Tecno Phantom 6 in a colorful event held in Nairobi. The device is set to give consumers great speed, stability and amazing camera experience at a reasonable price.

“As we continue to leverage the power of our partnerships to the benefit of our customers, I am pleased that this device will unlock the ability for more customers to access our growing 4G network,” said Steve Okeyo, Director – Regional Operations, Safaricom.

Mr Okeyo said the launch of the device represents both partners commitment to provide affordable 4G devices to enable customers upgrade to 4G hence boost more usage of the technology which allows customers to access a wide variety of services from the network.

Also read: What To Expect From Tecno Phantom 6

Other features on the device include the capability to unlock the phone through biometric eye pattern recognition and earphones that can be adjusted to offer varying levels of bass according to the users’ taste.

“Mobile consumers in Kenya and other emerging mobile device markets have not seen anything like the Phantom 6 series. This smartphone took three years in the making and the global expertise of over five hundred engineers to deliver right on schedule,” said Tecno Regional Director East Africa, Livingstone Migwi.

The phone is loaded with a version of Android 6 Marshmallow that has been optimised to run more smoothly and provide better power saving with the “doze” mode.

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The Phantom 6s will be available in the country exclusively at Safaricom retail shops from today, for the next one week at a retail price of Ksh. 26,999.


  • Camera -13MP+5MP back, 8MP front with Dual flash
  • Large memory – 32GB + 3GB RAM (Expandable to 128 GB)
  • Octa-core processor- Fast multitasking & smooth running of applications
  • Super Amoled Full High Definition screen- Quick response, rich colour, wide visual angle & power saving
  • Design- Ultra slim metallic body. Stylish, durable & fits well on the hand
  • Security- Eye ball scanner







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