Tecno Spark 8 is now offered in a new variant with 4 GB of RAM in India. The new variant of the smartphone has some distinctions compared to the original Tecno Spark 8 handset which went official in September of this year. The latest variant features a 6.56-inch display, dual 16-megapixel AI rear cameras, and is powered by the MediaTek Helio G25 gaming SoC. The new Tecno Spark 8 model also supports Indian language. Like the other variants of Tecno Spark 8, the new variant can also be purchased in three color options.
Tecno Spark 8 price in India, availability
The price of the Tecno Spark 8 in India has been set at Rs. 10,999 for the 4GB + 64GB storage variant. The phone is available for purchase in Atlantic Blue, Iris Purple and Turquoise Cyan color options.
The smartphone’s launch offers include a free Bluetooth earpiece worth Rs. 799 as well as a one-time screen replacement, the company said in a press release.
In comparison, the price of Tecno Spark 8 2GB + 64GB storage variant in India is set at Rs. 7,999 and the 3GB + 32GB storage variant sells for Rs. 9,299.
Specifications of Tecno Spark 8
The new Tecno Spark 8 variant comes with dual SIM (Nano) support and runs on Android 11 (Go edition) with HiOS v7.6 on top. It features a 6.56 inch (720 x 1612 pixel) Dot Notch HD + display with an aspect ratio of 20.15: 9, a touch sampling rate of 120 Hz and a maximum brightness of 480 nits . The screen has a pixel density of 269 ppi.
The Tecno Spark 8 4GB RAM variant is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio G25 gaming SoC, clocked at 2.0GHz, paired with 4GB RAM and 64GB onboard storage. Storage can be expanded via a microSD card. In the base 2GB RAM variant, the company packed the MediaTek Helio A25 SoC. The company claims that the handset’s HyperEngine technology ensures good performance during gaming.
For optics, the latest variant of Tecno Spark 8 features a dual rear camera setup, headed by a 16-megapixel sensor with an f / 1.8 aperture. It is paired with an AI lens and a quad flashlight. Rear camera modes include AI Beauty, Smile Shot, AI Portrait, HDR, AR Shot, Filters, Time-lapse, Panorama, Video Bokehand, Slow Motion, etc.
For selfies, like the vanilla model, the new variant also features an 8-megapixel shooter with dual front flash. It also supports Wide Selfie and AR shooting modes.
Tecno Spark 8 comes with 4G LTE, 802.11ac Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5, GPS, micro-USB and a 3.5mm headphone jack. It is also equipped with DTS stereo sound effects. The new Tecno Spark 8 variant has an Indian language support feature that allows users to interact in some local languages.
The on-board sensors include an accelerometer, an ambient light sensor, and a proximity sensor. It also has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.
The smartphone packs a 5,000mAh battery that the company claims offers up to 65 days of standby time. Tecno Spark 8 can offer up to 30 hours of calling and 144 hours of music playback. The phone measures 164.82 x 76.05 x 9.2mm.