Tecno Phantom A3 Specs and Price

Tecno Phantom A3 Review, Specs and Price: The Tenco Phantom A3(AIII) comes with great features and as usual, goes at an affordable price. Despite its bulky size and other weaknesses, this smartphone still offers capabilities that are above the average for a high end device.

Tecno Phantom A3(AIII) as an upgrade from the Phantom A2 is an improvement over the A2. Unlike the A2,  The Phantom A3 features a 6.0 inch screen instead of the 5.7 inch screen on the A2,  making it Tecno's biggest phablet. It also has a more powerful quad-core processor, a larger internal memory, and is  slimmer than the Phantom A2.

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Tecno Phantom A3 Specs and Price
Tecno Phantom A3

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Overview Features

Display and Build

The Tecno Phantom A3 features a 6.0” HD IPS touchscreen display to give users a wider view of videos and images. Since its display of 6.0inch falls in the range of 5.1-6.9inches required for a phablet,  this device qualifies to be called a phablet. Though huge and quite bulky to operate with one hand, it is thin enough and has a light weight of 130g, ensuring there's ease in on-screen typing, sliding into a pocket and carrying about. It has a dimension that is 166.50 mm high  84.40 mm wide and a depth of  8.40 mm.

The Tecno Phantom A3 features a plastic bodied design. It is a dual sim android smartphone, where   one of the SIM slots supports a regular SIM type and the other supports a micro-SIM type.

Processor and OS

Tecno Phantom A3 is powered by a 1.5GHz Quad-core processor, runs on Android v4.2 (Jelly Bean) OS. It features a RAM size of 1GB RAM,  16GB in-built memory that is expandable upto 32GB via microSD card.


The dual cameras on the Tecno Phantom A3 include an 8MP front-facing camera with BSI sensor and a 13MP rear camera with BSI sensor. The megapixel of the rear camera is above average for cameras and meets the minimum level required to capture high quality images. Geo-tagging, sface detection, and auto focus are some of the features included on the rear camera.

Battery and Connectivity

The Tecno Phantom A3 has a battery capacity of  2,630 mAh and since the battery capacity is the most accurate indicator of overall battery performance, at 2,630 mAh, you should expect a long lasting battery. The battery is capable of supporting upto 370 hours of standby time and 17 hours of talk time. Other than the battery to power up the phone, a 5200mAh power bank has been included with Tecno Phantom A3. The battery and power bank ensures your phone is on most of the time, especially when you need it most.

The Tecno Phantom A3 comes with dual SIM connectivity with a dual standby mode. The dual standby mode ensures there's no interference, since when one SIM is actively in use, the other one the other is on standby.. For connectivity, the Tecno Phantom A3 offers support for  Wifi, Wifi-Hotspot, 3G, bluetooth, GPS navigation, USB and ear phone.

Apps and Games

As with its predecessors, the Phantom A3 comes preloaded with  apps like  Carlcare, Flash Share, Facebook, WhatsApp, Palmchat and is the first Tecno smartphone with BBM pre-installed on it. You'll also find pre-installed games like Real Football 2013 on the Tecno Phantom A3.

Other Tecno Phantom A3 Specs are given below:

Tecno Phantom A3 Specifications


160 x 82 x 8.9 mm
Keyboard Touchscreen
Colors White, Black, Yellow
Cover Plastic
Status Available December 2013



Type Capacitive touchscreen
with 16,000,000 colors
Size 6.0 inches, 720 x 1280 pixels,
245 pixels per inch (PPI)


Memory And OS

Card slot MicroSD, up to 32GB
Internal 16GB
OS Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Processors 1.5GHz quad-core CPU,
MediaTek MT6589 chipset



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



Primary 13MP, up to 4128 x 3096-pixel pictures,
Geo-tagging, auto focus,
 face detection camera with LED flash
Video 1080p@30fps
Secondary 8MP up to 3264 x 2448 pixel pictures



Capacity 2630mAh Li-Ion battery
Stand-by N/a
Talk time N/a
Music play N/a



2G GPRS – up to 85.6 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3G Up to 22.2 mbps downlink; Up to 5.76 mbps uplink
4G No
WIFI Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n,
WIFI hotspot, WIFI direct, dual-band
Bluetooth Version 3.0
USB MicroUSB v2.0

2G Network GSM 900 / 1800
3G Network HSDPA 2100
4G Network No
SIM Dual mini SIM


Other Features

Sensors Accelerometer, Compass, Ambient light sensor
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
  •  Voice memo/dial/command
  •  Predictive text input
  • Google Search, Whatsapp, Google Maps, Gmail,
  • YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, 
          Facebook, Whatsapp

Price and Availability

Released in November 2013, the Tecno Phantom A3 is available in Nigeria. Half the the price of the Galaxy Note 3, the price of Tecno Phantom A3 price in Nigeria ranges from N40,000 to N55,000 depending on your location in the country. 

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