Tecno Spark 8 comes with an attractive IPS display, the mobile device features a core pilot tech to balance good performance and power efficiency. Tecno announced the launch of the Spark 8 smartphone in 2021. Tecno Spark 8 is an amazing purchase for a mobile device under a certain price tag assuring great performance with stability.
The manufacturer is offering the Tecno Spark 8 phone with 6.5 inches display, Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 64 GB of internal storage. Tecno smartphones are quite affordable and a big part of the smartphone market space not only in Nigeria but also in Africa as a whole as well as other countries.
Tecno Spark 8 comes with Android OS v11.0 Go Edition out of the box, and a Li-Ion 5000 mAh, non-removable battery. The 6.5 inches phone comes with IPS display (720 x 1600 pixel).
The IPS display provides enhanced features, such as optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, invariable color reproduction and better power consumption. The smartphone also gets a bezel-less display that includes a water drop notch, housing the front camera.
Tecno Spark 8 Key Features
- Android OS v11.0 Go Edition
- Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762
- PowerVR GE8320
- 2 GB / 64 GB
- 6.5 inches (720 x 1600 pixel)
- 16 + 0.08 MP, 4608 x 3456 pixel, auto focus
- Li-Ion 5000 mAh, non-removable
Design & Display
Inside the Tecno Spark 8 Box, you have the same as with all tecno unboxing reveals a transparent phone case, SIM ejector tool, 10 W charging brick, micro-USB cable and even a headphone is included in the box as well. The size of Spark 8 screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner.
This smartphone strikes as an all-around well built device. There is the customary plastic build and water drop notch on the smartphone. The smartphone gets an organised dual camera setup on the rear side.
The 6.5 inches IPS display of Tecno Spark 8 with 720 x 1600 pixel resolution is multitouch capable. Tecno Spark 8 comes with Android Operating System v11.0 Go Edition out of the box, but it is up-gradable to the next Operating System.
The internal memory of Tecno Spark 8 (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the internal storage (64 GB) can be expanded with a compatible micro SD card.
Hardware and Software
Much of the specifications here have remained the same from the previously launched Spark 7 but things are quite different here. Users will have a more powerful Helio P22 processor compared to the Helio A25 of the Spark 7.
However, unlike the predecessor with a 3 GB RAM variant, there is only a 2 GB RAM model for the Tecno Spark 8 for now and it comes with 64GB storage space.
Also since there is no 3 GB RAM model on the Spark 8, it doesn’t have a normal Android OS. Instead, you have the Android 11 Go Edition OS installed on the smartphone.
Tecno has incorporated a dual-camera setup on the rear side of the device, comprising a 16MP Primary Camera and a 2MP Camera with Quad-LED Flash. Auto focus, Face Detection, Digital Zoom, Exposure Compensation, ISO Control, Continuous Shooting and HDR Mode are some of the main functions of this camera setup.
An 8MP Front Camera is also placed on the front that captures beautiful selfies. The camera of the Spark 8 is fully equipped with auto focus. An auto focus or optical system uses a sensor, a control system and a motor to focus on an automatically or manually selected point or area. Very few Android cameras come without auto focus.
Still facilitating seamless connectivity, Tecno has made the device compatible with 4G VoLTE networks, A-GPS, Bluetooth, USB Type-C, Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n and Mobile Hotspot. Tecno Spark 8 supports 2G, 3G and 4G/LTE networks.
This phone has a built-in GPS. GPS is a highly accurate navigation system using signals from satellites to fully determine a location on the Earth’s surface, irrespective of weather conditions. Most phones have a GPS unit on board.
Sensors facilitate for a better user mobile experience. The accelerometer is a sensor that measures the tilting motion and orientation of the phone. The Spark 8 phone has a fingerprint scanner. This sensor identifies and authenticates the fingerprints of an individual in order to grant or deny access to a smartphone.
This Tecno phones comes with proximity sensor. This proximity sensor detects how close the phone is to an outside object, such as your ear. The Dual SIM capability of Tecno Spark 8 phone is ideal for businesses wishing to provide staff with a mobile device that can offer separate numbers and bills for both personal and business use.
Tecno Spark 8 houses a powerful Li-Ion 5000 mAh, non-removable battery which gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The Li-ion is a low maintenance battery which offers high energy, is lightweight and does not require periodic full discharge.
Tecno Spark 8 Price in Nigeria
Tecno Spark 8 is on sale in Nigeria for the price of $106 which is 55,000 NGN. This smartphone is available and can be purchased at any mobile e-commerce retail outlet close to your region.
Tecno Spark 8 Full Specifications
- Brand : Tecno
- Name : Spark 8
- Model : Spark 8
- Release date : 2021
- Architecture : 64 bit
- Fabrication : 12 nm
- Graphics : PowerVR GE8320
- Colors : green
- SIM type : Nano SIM
- Operating System version : Android OS v11.0 Go Edition
- SoC : Mediatek Helio P22 MT6762
- CPU : Octa-core, Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53
- GPU : PowerVR GE8320
- Display Type : IPS LCD
- Screen Size : 6.5 inches (16.51 cm)
- Resolution : 720 x 1600 pixels
- Pixel Density : 270 ppi Good
- Bezel-less display : Yes with water drop notch
- Touch Screen : Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch
- RAM : 2 GB
- Internal storage : 64 GB
- Memory card slot : micro SD
- Selfie camera : 8 MP
- Main camera : 16 + 0.08 MP, 4608 x 3456 pixel, auto focus
- Flash : LED
- Auto focus : Yes
- Flash : Yes, Quad LED Flash
- Image Resolution : 4616 x 3464 Pixels
- Settings : Exposure compensation, ISO control
- Shooting Modes : Continuous Shooting
- High Dynamic Range mode : (HDR)
- Camera Features : Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus
- GSM 2G bands : 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- Network coverage : 2G / 3G / 4G
- Wi-Fi : Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
- Bluetooth : v5.0, A2DP
- GPS : A-GPS
- NFC : no
- FM radio : yes
- USB : micro USB 2.0
- Headphone : 3.5 mm jack
- Fingerprint Sensor : Yes
- Fingerprint Sensor Position : Rear
- Other Sensors : Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer
- Battery Type : Li-Ion 5000 mAh, non-removable