Towards the end of August, Tecno silently unveiled the Spark 8 smartphone in Nigeria. Today, the company has now launched the Spark 8 in India. Compared to its predecessor Spark 7, the newly launched Spark 8 offers a better rear camera and improved design.
The Tecno Spark 8 features a 6.52-inch IPS panel with a teardrop notch design and a slightly thick chin. It offers an HD+ resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels and a 20:9 aspect ratio. The MediaTek Helio A25 chipset is present under the hood of the device.
The Spark 8 has 2 GB of RAM and big internal storage of 64 GB. The device runs on Android 11 (Go edition) OS and HiOS 7.6 UI, which tags along with Super Boost system optimization. It is backed by a 5,000mAh battery that supports 10W charging.
It has a front camera of 8-megapixel with an f/2.0 aperture, which is coupled with a dual-LED flash. A uniquely designed square-shaped module can be seen on the back panel of the device. Apart from housing a 16-megapixel primary camera, an AI lens, and a quad-LED flash unit, it also packs in a fingerprint scanner. The handset offers other features such as dual SIM support, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, a microUSB port, a microSD card slot, and a 3.5mm audio jack.
Tecno Spark 8 Specifications
Chipset: MediaTek Helio P22 MT6762
CPU: 2.0GHz Octacore
GPU: PowerVR GE8320
Display: 6.52 inch, HD + 1600 x 720, 20:9, IPS
Storage: 64GB (microSD compatible upto1TB)
- 16 MP (main. f/1.8)
- 0.8 MP, QVGA
Front camera: 8 MP, f/2.0
OS: Android 11 Go edition (HiOS 7.6)
Dimension: 164.82 x 76.05 x 9.5 mm
Battery: 5000mAh (10W)
Colors: Turquoise Cyan, Atlantic Blue, Iris Purple
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11
Earphone jack: Yes
Fingerprint sensor: Yes (rear)
Face ID: Yes
SIM: Dual SIM (nanoSIM)
Network: 4G LTE compatible
Tecno Spark 8 Price and Availability
The Tecno Spark 8 has arrived with a price tag of Rs 7,999 (~$109) in India. It comes in three colors such as Iris Purple, Atlantic Blue, and Turquoise Cyan. It will be available for purchase through retail stores from Sept. 15 in the country.