There is good news for you if you are looking for a low budget smartphone. Smartphone brand TECNO has launched the latest 4GB RAM variant of its most popular Spark series – Spark 8. There are some differences in the new variant compared to the original Tecno Spark 8 handset. The latest variant has a 6.56-inch display, 16-megapixel AI dual rear camera, and is powered by MediaTek Helio G25 gaming chipset. The new Tecno Spark 8 model also comes with support for Indian language. Like the other variants of the Tecno Spark 8, the new variant can be purchased in three color options.
How much does a phone cost in India?
The 4GB + 64GB storage variant of Tecno Spark 8 is priced at Rs 10,999 in India. Phones Atlantic Blue, Iris Purple and Turquoise Sion Color Available for purchase in option.
According to the company, the launch offers a free Bluetooth earpiece priced at Rs 799 and a one-time screen replacement. The new smartphone is available at retail stores across India from today.
The Tecno Spark 8 is already available in India for the 2GB + 64GB storage variant at Rs. 7,999 and 3GB + 32GB storage variants for Rs. 9,299 is on sale.
Basic features of Tecno Spark 8
– The new Tecno Spark 8 variant comes with dual-SIM (Nano) support and runs Android 11 (Go Edition) with HiOS v7.6 on top. The phone has a 6.56-inch HD + (720×1,612 pixels) dot notch display with 20.15: 9 aspect ratio, 120Hz touch sampling rate and 480 nits peak brightness. The pixel density of the display is 269ppi.
– The 4GB RAM variant of the Tecno Spark 8 is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio G25 gaming chipset 2.0GHz, with 4GB RAM and 64GB onboard storage. Storage can be expanded with a microSD card. The company has packed MediaTek Helio A25 SoC in base 2GB RAM variant. The company claims that the hyper engine technology present in the handset ensures good performance during gaming.
– For optics, the latest variant of the Tecno Spark 8 has a dual rear camera setup, headlined by a 16-megapixel sensor with f / 1.8 aperture. It is equipped with AI lens and quad flashlight. Modes for the rear camera include AI Beauty, Smile Shot, AI Portrait, HDR, AR Shot, Filters, Time-Lapse, Panorama, Video Backhand, Slow Motion and more.
– For selfies, like the vanilla model, the new variant also has an 8-megapixel shooter with dual front flash. It also supports wide selfie and AR shot mode.
The Tecno Spark 8 comes with 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, 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 comes with Indian language support feature that allows users to interact in local languages of choice.
Onboard sensors include accelerometer, ambient light sensor and proximity sensor. It also has a rear mounted fingerprint sensor.
The smartphone has a 5,000mAh battery, which the company claims gives a standby time of up to 65 days. Apart from this the phone can offer up to 30 hours of calling and 144 hours of music playback. The dimensions of the phone are 164.82×76.05×9.2mm.