Tecno Boom J8 is the super slim smartphone launched by Tecno Mobile in April 2016. It’s the Tecno Boom smartphone released after Tecno Boom J5.
It’s the first smartphone to run on Tecno’s own OS, HiOS, which is based on Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system.
The smartphone comes with amazing features that supersede that of Tecno Boom J7. It supports dual SIM cards to enable you to live both business and personal life.
You’d get a ‘Boom’ branded headset for free when you purchase Tecno Boom J8.
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Display & Body
Tecno Boom J8 sports an HD IPS Capacitive Touchscreen display of 5.5-inch which is quite bigger than the display of its predecessor, but the resolution is still pegged at 1280 x 720 pixels.
The super slim smartphone has a dimension of 76.84 x 153.3 x 7.35 mm and is covered with plastic. It is available in different colors.
It has its power and volume buttons pegged at the right, its speakers and USB port at the bottom, and its audio jack at the top.
The phone is elegant and is designed to feel cool in your palm.
Processor & RAM
The device is powered by a MediaTek MT6753 chipset which houses a 1.3GHz quad-core processor. It is accompanied by a Mali-T720 GPU to increase its functionality.
The chipset is combined with a 2GB RAM for high-speed processing and seamless multitasking experience. Playing 3D games on this device will be fun.
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It features an increase in pixels of both front and back cameras compared to Tecno Boom J7. The back camera of Tecno Boom J8 is 13MP and sits next to an LED flash.
It gives high-resolution images and produces its best images when used in a well-lit environment.
The front camera is 5MP and features a flash to capture clear pictures in poor lighting condition.
The availability of 4G LTE on this device makes downloading and uploading of files effortless. The powerful internet connection makes browsing a breeze.
The Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and GPS make you feel completely contemporary. The USB also enables you to share large documents in no time.
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Battery & Storage
Tecno Boom J8 comes with a large capacity battery of 3000mAh to allow you to play games for a long time without having to charge your phone every now and then.
The dual-SIM device is designed with a large internal storage of 16GB to store all your apps and data. Surprisingly, the storage can be expanded to up to 128GB with the aid of a microSD.
What is In the Box?
Tecno Boom J8, USB cord, charger, phone case, manual, and warranty seal.
First, on opening the box you’ll find your smartphone at the top. Next, you’ll see the accessories beneath.
The USB cord and the charger are unconnected, and the phone case is inserted in a black case. No earpiece, you’d be given a ‘Boom’ branded headset.
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How much is Tecno Boom J8 in Nigeria?
The official price of the device in Jumia, one of the best online stores in Nigeria, is given below.
|Starting from ₦43,000|
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Tecno Boom J8 Specification
|Operating System||Tecno HiOS (Based on Andriod 5.1 Lollipop)|
|Type||IPS Capacitive Touchscreen (16 million Colours)|
|Resolution||720 x 1280 pixels|
|Dimension||76.84 x 153.3 x 7.35 mm|
|Colour||White, Black, Gold|
|WLAN||Yes, Wi-Fi Hotspot, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct|
|Processor||1.3 GHz Quad Core CPU, Mali-T720 GPU, MediaTek MT6753|
|External||MicroSD, Up to 128 GB|
|Rear||13 MP with LED Flash|
|Front||5 MP with Flash|
|Capacity||3000 mAh Li-Ion|
|Audio & Video|
|Audio Jack||Yes, 3.5 mm|
|Video Playing Resolution||1080@30fps|
|Messaging||SMS, MMS, Push Emails, Instant Messaging|
|Entertainment||Video Streaming, Video Player, Music Player|
|FM Radio, Google Maps|
|Starting from ₦43,000|
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