Here we are again, there is no end to the way smartphones are released these days.
Tecno have released yet another Phantom device, this one is known as Tecno Phantom A+ and its not so different from its predecessor the Tecno Phantom A.
The only major difference between the Phantom A and the Phantom A+ is in the Operating System, Processor type and frequency. All other things like the build, shape, camera RAM etc remain the same.
Below is a specification list of this new Tecno Phantom A+
5 inch Screen with 1280 x 720 resolution (HD)
Snapdragon S4, 1.2GHz Quad Core CPU with MT6577H GPU
2G/3G band: GSM/900/DCS1800/ WCDMA 2100MHz
Internal memory: 4GB
External Memory: 8GB expandable to 32 using microSD card.
Android 4.2 Jelly Bean
Camera and Flash
Back camera: 8mp with auto focus and powerful flash. Video recording at 720p and 30fps with image size 3264 x 2448 (HD). Front camera: 1.2mp specs is the same as back camera.
GPS navigation with WiFi enhanced accuracy assist.
Social media integration, Whatsapp, Palm Chat, Facebook, twitter etc.
Android browser, opera mini browser, UCBrowser and Chrome browser to be installed.
mp3, wma, AAC, ogg, amr with Radio and Recorder.
MPEG 4, H. 264, H.263, DivX, DivX 3.11, WMV, AVI, MKV and flv (with installation of vlc media player)
Dimension and Weight
143.5 x 70.8 x 9.1 mm, 141g ( thicker than Samsung Galaxy S4).
G- sensor, light sensor, proximity sensor.
Both SIM slots are capable of using 2G/3G network for both call and data.
Obviously looking at the Processor and Operating system, this Phantom A+ is designed for those that want to have a device running the latest version of the Jelly Bean Android operating system and for those that want serious speed.