The Tecno Spark 8 is the latest addition to Tecno’s growing smartphone portfolio in Kenya. The Spark 8 is the successor to the Spark 7 series that we reviewed a few months back. The Spark 8 is available in Kenya starting from Ksh 12,700 on Jumia.
With the launch of the Tecno Spark 8, the company hopes to capture the entry-level market segment that has not seen much action this year.
Below are the key specifications of the Tecno Spark 8.
Tecno Spark 8 Specifications
|Specs||Tecno Spark 8 Specifications|
|Body||Dimensions||160 x 77.25 x 9.3 mm|
|SIM||Dual Nano SIM|
|Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 90Hz|
|Resolution||720 x 1600 pixels|
|Platform||Operating System||Android 11, HiOS 7.6|
|Chipset||MediaTek Helio P22|
|Storage||Internal space||2 GB RAM, 64 GB storage|
|MicroSD card Slot||Yes|
|Camera||Rear Facing Camera||16 MP Main sensor + VGA|
|Video Recording||Yes, up to 1080p@30fps|
|Front facing camera||8 MP selfie camera|
|Connectivity||Cellular Data||2G, 3G, 4G|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity|
|Battery||5000 mAh non-removable battery|
|Price||Ksh 12,700 (Buy on Jumia)|
From the specifications above, does this look like a phone you would want to spend money on? What ticks the right boxes for you and what does not?
Does the Spark 8 support 4G LTE?
Yes, this is a 4G LTE smartphone.
Does the Tecno Spark 8 Support quick Charging?
No, the phone does not support fast charging.
What Android version does the Spark 8 come with?
The Spark 8 is powered by Android 11 with HiOS 7.6
Does Spark 8 have a fingerprint scanner?
Yes, the Spark 8 has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.
Is the Tecno Spark 8 a good phone?
Yes, the Spark 8 is a good phone for its price.
Is the Tecno Spark 8 waterproof?
The Spark 8 is not waterproof but you will be ok if you splash some water on it.
Where Can I buy the Spark 8?
You can buy the Tecno Spark 8 from retail stores across the country as well as on Jumia
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