The Tecno L8 smartphone comes with 1.3GHZ Quad-core Processor, but the more exciting thing is that this powerful device packs a battery capacity of 5050mAh which can be used as power bank for other smartphones with the introduction of the reverse charging technology ie the Tecno L8 can be used to charge other phones, It features 16GB internal storage, 1GB RAM, 8MP rear camera and 2MP front camera for selfies and video calls. The device comes Pre-loaded with the Google android OS version 5.1 Lollipop, Tecno has lunched an upgrade to this device---> Check out the Tecno L8 plus specs and price. Below is what the Tecno L8 has to offer.
Build and Display
The Tecno L8 parades a plastic body. However, the smartphone has a metal-appearance that gives it a premium look. It has a thickness of 8.85 millimetres which is a bit on the thick side.
Images of the Tecno L8
Tecno L8 comes with a 5.5-inch IPS display with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels. This offers ample screen estate, but a pixel density of about 267 ppi could have been better for more immersive wide-angle viewing.
Camera and Storage
In the camera aspect, the Tecno L8 packs a combo of 8-megapixel rear-facing shooter and a 2-megapixel selfie snapper. The main camera features LED flash, autofocus and HDR to improve shot quality.
It packs a storage capacity of 16 GB which should suffice for handling thousands of photos, songs, videos and apps. The storage is also expandable using a microSD card.
Performance and OS
The Tecno L8 is expected deliver the level of performance. It is powered by a quad-core processor clocked at 1.3 GHz.
It is equiped for manageable multitasking by lowly 1 GB of RAM. The decision to run this phone on Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system may not go down well with some buyers, but this is a budget device after all.
The headline feature of the Tecno L8 is that it comes equipped with a colossal 5050 mAh Li-Ion battery which, on paper, looks like one to offer long runtime. You can extend battery life with a dedicated button for triggering a power saver mode.
The Tecno L8 supports dual-SIM feature, but it appears buyers won’t be getting LTE support. Standard connectivity options such as Bluetooth, 3G and Wi-Fi are onboard. USB OTG is supposedly supported as well.
Tecno L8 Full Specifications and Price
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
HSDPA 900 / 2100
Dual mini SIM
Available April 2016
154 x 77.5 x 8.85 mm, 135 grams
IPS capacitive touchscreen with 16,000,000 colors
5.5 inches, 720 x 1280 pixels, 267 pixels per inch (PPI)
8MP, up to 3264 x 2448-pixel pictures, HDR, autofocus, Geo-tagging, panorama camera with LED flash
2MP up to 1600 x 1200-pixel pictures
5050mAh Li-Ion battery
SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
– SNS integration
– MP4/MPEG4/H.263/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/AC3/FLAC player
– Document viewer
– FM radio
– Image viewer and editor
– Voice memo/dial/command
– Predictive text input
– Preloaded apps – Gmail, Gtalk, Google Now, Youtube, Flash Share, Facebook, Palmchat
About 80 USD
Tecno L8 Price in Nigeria
Pricing and availability
Tecno L8 is now available in Nigeria and Kenya. You can buy the smartphone at leading online stores in Nigeria and Kenya. Tecno L8 Price in Nigeria ranges from N35,000 to N45,000 depending on your location in the country. Price in Kenya starts at around KSh 11,000.