Tecno Spark 8 is now being offered in India in a new 4GB RAM variant. The new variant of the smartphone has a few differences from the original Tecno Spark 8 handset, which officially went out in September of this year. The latest variant has a 6.56-inch display, 16-megapixel AI dual rear-view cameras and is powered by the MediaTek Helio G25 gaming SoC. The new Tecno Spark 8 model also comes with Indian language support. Like other Tecno Spark 8 variants, the new variant can also be purchased in three color variants.
Tecno Spark 8 price in India, availability
The price of Tecno Spark 8 in India has been set at Rs. 10,999 for the 4GB + 64GB storage variant. The phone is available in Atlantic Blue, Iris Purple and Turquoise Cyan color options.
The smartphone’s introductory offerings include a free Bluetooth earbud worth Rs. 799 and a one-time screen replacement, the company said in a press release.
In comparison, the price of the Tecno Spark 8 2GB + 64GB memory variant in India is Rs. 7,999 and the 3 GB + 32 GB memory variant costs Rs. 9,299.
Tecno Spark 8 specifications
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 has a 6.56-inch HD + (720 x 1,612 pixels) dot notch display with an aspect ratio of 20.15: 9, a touch sampling rate of 120 Hz and a peak brightness of 480 nits. The display has a pixel density of 269ppi.
The Tecno Spark 8 4 GB RAM variant is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio G25 gaming SoC that is clocked at 2.0 GHz, coupled with 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of onboard storage. The memory can be expanded using a microSD card. The company MediaTek Helio A25 SoC packs the basic version with 2 GB RAM. The company claims that the HyperEngine technology in the handset ensures good performance when gaming.
For the optics, the latest version of Tecno Spark 8 has a dual rear-view camera setup, which is surmounted by a 16-megapixel sensor with an f / 1.8 aperture. It’s paired with an AI lens and a quad flashlight. The rear camera modes include AI Beauty, Smile Shot, AI Portrait, HDR, AR Shot, Filters, Timelapse, Panorama, Video Bokehand, Slow Motion and more.
For selfies like the vanilla model, the new version also has an 8-megapixel shooter with dual front flash. It also supports wide selfie and AR shooting modes.
Tecno Spark 8 is equipped with 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5, GPS, micro USB and a 3.5 mm headphone jack. It is also equipped with DTS stereo sound effects. The new Tecno Spark 8 variant has an Indian language support feature that users can interact with in selected local languages.
On-board sensors include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and proximity sensor. It also has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.
The smartphone has a 5,000 mAh battery that, according to the company, provides a standby time of up to 65 days. Tecno Spark 8 offers up to 30 hours of calls and 144 hours of music playback. The phone measures 164.82 x 76.05 x 9.2 mm.