Tecno Spark Pro K8 Review: Budget Android Phone with a Strong Battery and 4G LTE

Tecno Spark Pro K8 is the advanced version of the Spark K7 that was previously launched by Tecno Mobile.

This successor comes with a 4G LTE network which is a top selling point of the phone.

The Chinese maker also equipped this phone with the regular specs you’ll find on most mid-range smartphones.

It has an inbuilt storage of 16GB with 2GB of RAM, a fingerprint scanner for security and a dual-camera setup.

 

Quick Specs

  • OS: Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Display Size: 5.5-inch
  • Resolution: 1280 X 720 pixels
  • CPU: 1.25GHz Quad-core
  • RAM: 1GB/2GB
  • ROM: 16GB
  • Rear Camera: 13MP
  • Selfie Camera: 8MP
  • Network: 3G, 4G LTE
  • Battery: 3000 mAh

 

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Design

There is nothing really special about this phone in terms of design. It comes with similar features of most budget phones in this category.

Tecno Spark Pro K8 display

On the back, the phone is made of plastic which has become the trademark of budget phones. The panel houses a camera accompanied by an LED flash and a fingerprint scanner for security.

You’ll find the Tecno branded logo below the scanner while the dual antenna lines are on the top and bottom of the phone.

It measures 153 x 76.4 x 7.9 mm with the volume rocker and the power buttons slotted on the left side, leaving the right side blank.

 

Display

Talking about the display, Spark Pro K8 features an average screen size. There are bezels both on the top and bottom with the top housing the selfie camera alongside LED flash while the bottom is where the three navigation buttons are located.

The HD IPS display has a screen size of 5.5-inch with a resolution of 1280 X 720 pixels measuring 267 pixels per inch. The phone is available in Champagne Gold, Red, and Blue colors.

 

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Camera and Storage

Moving to the camera department, Tecno K8 has a single camera of 13MP on the back with an LED flash for a more quality photography and video recording.

Tecno Spark Pro K8 Design

This camera also features phase detection autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, and HDR.

Meanwhile, the front facing camera of 8MP also has an LED flash and can record videos of 720p at 30 seconds per frame.

The inbuilt memory is still the normal 16GB which is expandable up to 128GB using a micro SD card.

 

Hardware and Software

The device is powered by MediaTek SoC clocking at 1.25GHz for a smooth ride. The system is also supported by Mali-T720 MP2 and a MediaTek MT6737 processor to deliver smooth performance to users.

The operating system is Android 7.0 Nougat straight from the box with a battery capacity of 3000mAh which is nonremovable and doesn’t support quick charge technology.

For connectivity, the smartphone supports 4G LTE with dual Nano SIM, Bluetooth, micro USB 2.0, and wifi hotspot for wireless connection.

 

Price and Availability

Tecno Spark Pro K8 is now available in Nigeria at a varying retail price depending on your location in the country.

Get it here: Tecno Spark Pro K8

 

Tecno Spark Pro K8 Specifications

tecno spark pro k8 specs

General Features
 Launched August 2017
 Operating   System Android 7.0 Nougat (HiOS Based)
 SIM Dual SIM
Display
 Type IPS HD Touchscreen (2.5D)
 Size 5.5 inches
 Resolution 1280 x 720 pixels
Body
 Dimension 153 x 76.4 x 7.9mm
 Colour Champagne Gold, Metallic Red, Coral Blue, Red
 Weight N/A
Connectivity
 Network 3G, 4G LTE
 WLAN WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
 GPS A-GPS
 USB Yes
 Bluetooth Yes
Storage
 ROM 16GB
 RAM 1GB/2GB
 Processor 1.25GHz Quad-Core Processor
 Card Slot MicroSD, Up to 32GB
 Camera
 Back 13MP (Auto-Focus) with LED Flash
 Front 8MP with LED and Screen Flash (Mix Flash)
 Battery
 Capacity 3000 mAh
Others
 Sensors G-sensor, Ambient Light, Proximity, Fingerprint (Back)

 

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