Good news to Tecno spark series lovers, as they Launch Tecno Spark 8, a successor to the Spark 7. However, the features don’t really indicate an upgrade in features when compared to Spark 7.
The current information indicates that the new Tecno Spark 8 has 2GB RAM + 64GB ROM and 5000 mAh battery capacity. I will be comparing the features of Spark 8 and Spark 7 below but for now, let me share more info about the new Tecno Spark 8.
Tecno Mobile’s most recent smartphone launch took place in Nigeria, unveiling the Spark 8. The Spark 8 features a 6.5-inch IPS LCD with HD+ quality and a waterdrop notch for the 8-megapixel front camera.
A 16MP primary camera and a QVGA secondary lens, as well as the LED flash module and fingerprint scanner, are housed in a massive square cutout on the rear.
Under the hood, there’s a MediaTek Helio P22 processor with 2GB of RAM and 64GB of onboard storage. On top of the Android 11 Go edition, the phone runs Tecno’s HiOS 7.6. The smartphone comes with a 5,000 mAh battery, which charges 10W over the obsolete MicroUSB interface.
The Tecno Spark 8 is now available for the purchase less than four months after its predecessor, the Tecno Spark 7. Although it lacks the anticipated bells and whistles, the smartphone features a redesigned look and improved specifications. However, it falls short of the Tecno Spark 7P, and perhaps an 8P edition of the Tecno Spark 8 will be announced.
Tecno Spark 8 Specs and Features
- 6.5-inch 1600 x 720 pixels IPS LCD screen
- Octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 processor with 2GB RAM
- Android 11 Go Edition
- 64GB internal storage that can be expanded using a dedicated microSD card
- Dual 16MP + QVGA AI rear cameras and 8MP front camera
- Fingerprint sensor (at the back)
- 5, 000mAh non removable battery
What’s in the box?
A clear phone cover, SIM ejector tool, 10W charging brick, micro-USB cable, and even an earphone are all included in the Tecno Spark 8 package.
Here’s a look at what you’ll receive with the Tecno Spark 8 in terms of features and specifications. The Tecno Spark 8 is primarily a low-cost smartphone with an adequate spec list, as seen below.
Tecno Spark 8 price in Nigeria
Tecno prides itself on being a cheap smartphone manufacturer; in reality, it does not produce premium smartphones. As a result, their phones are incredibly inexpensive. They control a significant share of the smartphone market in Nigeria, Africa, and other countries, including the Philippines, Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh.
While the Tecno Spark 8 is only available in Nigeria, The new smartphone will be available in other countries soon. Looking at the features you should expect the price to be within the range of NGN 50,000 (less than $120)
Tecno Spark 8 Specifications
|2G||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|3G||HSDPA 900 / 2100|
|Dimensions||167 x 76 x 8.3 mm|
|Colors||Mineral Blue, Mystic Purple, Peach Pink, Peacock Blue|
|Material||Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame|
|SIMs||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Type||IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Resolutions||720 x 1600 pixels, 19.5:9 ratio|
|PPI||392 ppi density|
|Protection||Scratch Resistant Glass|
2.5D Curved Glass
|CPU||Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53|
|Chipset||MediaTek Helio P22|
|Card Slot||microSDXC, up to 256 GB|
|Dual Rear||16MP + 5MP|
|Features||Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus|
|Type||Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery|
|Charging||Fast Charging 10W|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass|
|Sound||3.5mm Audio Jeck|
|USB||Micro USB 2.0, USB On-The-Go|
|Wlan||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v4.2, A2DP|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|