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Tecno Spark 8P

Tecno Spark 8P
$149
Brand: Tecno
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.6-inches HD+ screen
  • Camera 50MP Triple camera / 8 MP front
  • Memory 4GB RAM with 64GB ROM
  • Platform Helio G70 CPU / Android 11

Our Rating

The rating is based on the opinions of users and reliable reviewers.

8.5
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 9 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 10 / 10

Tecno Spark 8P Highlights and Overview

The Tecno Spark 8P is the direct successor to the Spark 7P announced earlier, offering both upgraded and downgraded specs here and there. For example, the screen is now more compact at 6.6-inches, and the display resolution is now 1080 x 2408 pixels, but the 90Hz refresh rating on the older model is now removed.

One of the most interesting feature of the Spark 8P, is the presence of a 50-megapixel AI main camera. The sensor is paired with 2-megapixel portrait lens and a third AI depth sensor along with four LED flashes. For selfie, the model is offering a single 8-megapixel main lens on the front.

As for the hardware department, the Spark 8P has two different CPUs; Helio G70 for the main (Asian version, KG7), and Helio G35 for the African version (KG7h). Both versions are given 4GB RAM with either 64/128 Gigs of internal storage, and both has option for the inclusion of external SD-card.

The model is available in Turquoise Cyan, Atlantic Blue, Iris Purple and Cocoa Gold. It has a side-mounted fingerprint scanner, support dual Nano-SIM with 4G LTE network on both SIMs, offer 5000mAh battery, and runs Google Android 11 with HiOS 7.6 out of the box. The table below contains the full specs of Tecno Spark 8P.

Tecno Spark 8P Full Specifications and Features

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 and SIM 2
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
5G Network Bands Does not support 5G network
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE-A (2CA) Cat6 300/50 Mbps

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
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BODY

Dimensions 164.5 x 76 x 8.8 mm
Weight ---
Build Glass front,
- Plastic back
- Plastic frame
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.6 inches, 108.7 cm2 (~84.8% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 1080 x 2408 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~387 PPI density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 11
- HiOS v7.6
Chipset Asian Model (KG7): = Mediatek Helio G70 (12 nm).
- African Model (KG7h): MediaTek Helio G35 (12 nm).
CPU Asian Model (KG7): = Octa-core (2x2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6x1.7 GHz Cortex-A55).
- African Model (KG7h): Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53).
GPU Asian Model (KG7): = Mali-G52 2EEMC2.
- African Model (KG7h) = PowerVR GE8320 GPU.

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 4 GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 256 GB via microSD card (uses dedicated slot)

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Triple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) Main: 50 MP, f/1.6, PDAF
Depth: 2MP, F/2.4
Depth: QVGA AI lens
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
5-element lens
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 8-megapixel
Camera Features FaceID,
HDR,
6-level AI face Beauty
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes, with dual Dirac speakers
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
NFC
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, GALILEO, BDS
FM Radio Yes, FM Radio

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery

OTHER FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

Tecno Spark 8P User Reviews and Opinions

9 Comments

  1. A very good phone, I have never expect Tecno products can be this good. As for me am really enjoying the phone….

    1. I bought the phone because I was expecting mediatek G70 …didn’t know African version is mediatek GET chipset…. anyways it’s a lovely device …

  2. I bought the phone because I was expecting mediatek G70… didn’t know African version is mediatek G35…chipset… anyways it’s a lovely device….

  3. I am having issues with the video recording. It always shows temperature too hot and after that you can video record again. I’m feeling disappointed because I bought the phone strictly for video recordiing

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