Tecno Spark 8 New variant with 3 GB RAM, MediaTek Helio G25 SoC introduced in India: price, specifications


The new variant of Tecno Spark 8 with 3 GB RAM and 32 GB storage was launched on Wednesday November 10th by Transsion Holdings in India. The smartphone has a few differences from the Tecno Spark 8 model, which was launched in early September this year. In addition to RAM and storage, the changes include a different SoC, a slightly larger display and a thinner form factor. The rear and front cameras, battery capacity and color options remain the same. The Chinese company also claims that the latest offering comes with a new metal coding design for a premium feel.

Tecno Spark 8 price in India, availability

The price of Tecno Spark 8 in India has been set at Rs. 9.299 for the 3 GB RAM + 32 GB storage variant and is now available in retail outlets. It is available in Atlantic Blue, Iris Purple and Turquoise Cyan color options. In comparison, the price of the Tecno Spark 8 2 GB RAM + 64 GB storage variant in India is Rs. 7,999.

Tecno Spark 8 specifications

The new version of the Tecno Spark 8 comes with dual SIM (Nano) support and runs on Android 11-based HiOS v7.6. It has a 6.56-inch HD + (720 x 1,612 pixels) dot-notch display with an aspect ratio of 20.15: 9 and a peak brightness of 480 nits.

The phone is clocked by an octa-core MediaTek Helio G25 gaming SoC – instead of a MediaTek Helio A25 SoC in its 2 GB version – with 2.0 GHz, together with 3 GB LPDDR4x RAM. According to Tecno, the SoC has HyperEngine technology for great gaming.

In the camera department, the new Tecno Spark 8 variant comes with a dual rear-view camera setup, which is led by a 16-megapixel with an f / 1.8 lens. It’s paired with an AI lens with an f / 2.0 aperture and a quad-LED flash. The rear camera functions include AI Beauty, Smile Shot, AI Portrait, HDR, AR Shot, Filter, Time Lapse, Panorama and Slow Motion. The phone has an 8 megapixel front camera sensor with an f / 2.0 lens for selfies and video calls. The front camera setup also has a dual LED flash.

The new Tecno Spark 8 variant comes with 32 GB eMMC 5.1 onboard memory, which can be expanded via a microSD card (up to 256 GB) via a dedicated slot. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS, micro-USB and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The sensors on board include an accelerometer, an ambient light sensor, and a proximity sensor. The phone also has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. The smartphone comes with a 5,000 mAh battery and measures 164.82 x 76.05 x 8.85 mm.


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