Sunday, December 18

How to root your Tecno W3 - Step by step guide

How to root your Tecno W3

Rooting your Tecno W3 wiill be a very simple thing to do if you follow the step by step guide provided in this post. The Tecno W3  runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow one of androids latest OS, Rooting the 6.0 marshmallow is not an easy thing to do because of google google latest security upgrades, all thanks to hovatek though for making this posible

Requirements to root Tecno W3

▪Download and install VCOM drivers on your PC see - Here

▪A SuperSU.Zip file - Here

▪A ported TWRP recovery for Tecno W3 - Here

▪Download Sp flash tool -Here

How to Root Tecno W3 

1. Copy the you just downloaded  to both the phone’s SD card and internal storage

2. Now switch off the phone

3. Next flash the TWRP recovery.img to the phone using this SP Flash tool guide

4. Boot the phone into recovery mode using Volume up button + Power button

5. If you get a prompt asking you to swipe to allow TWRP modify the system partition then go ahead and swipe. To swipe, place your finger on the green circle then slide it to the right

6. In TWRP recovery, tap Install

7. Navigate to the location of the and select it

8. Swipe to confirm flashing of and wait till flashing is complete

9. Reboot the phone normally

You can confirm Root access by installing and running Root Checker. That’s all on how to root Tecno W3, I hope it works for you.

Merry Christmas 

Sunday, December 4

TECNO Mobile is the new Official Tablet and Handset Partner of Manchester City.

Tecno mobile who are currently Africa’s number one mobile brand; controlling an average 25.3% market share have entered into a global partnership with 2013/2014 English premier league champions Mancity , The partnership makes Tecno Limited the official Tablet and Handset Partner of Manchester City.

The Club launched its newest global partnership at the City Football Academy on Wednesday 30 November, which signalled the start of a multi-year agreement with the premium mobile brand.

TECNO, part of Transsion Holdings, join City’s ever increasing portfolio of partners and received a welcome message from a number of Blues' stars, including Club Captain Vincent Kompany, Kevin de Bruyne, Fabian Delph and Raheem Sterling.

Already established as Africa’s leading mobile phone brand, TECNO also enjoy a presence in 40 emerging markets, where City’s fan base continues to grow and this latest deal will see the two combine on marketing and advertising campaigns around the world.
Also Having enjoyed dominance in Africa Its time for Tecno to step into new grounds and with the launch of phantom 6 models which have changed perception and elevated Tecno to a premium mobile manufacturer, the task seems to be fairly easy.

City Football Group’s Chief Commercial Officer, Tom Glick. in his words said

“We are delighted to welcome TECNO Mobile to Manchester City’s growing repertoire of global partners,”

“Its global focus coupled with a commitment to each of its local markets reflects our ethos and we look forward to working with them to connect with Manchester City’s global fan base.”

With a history of business relationships in elite sport, the fast-growing international brand is delighted to embark on a partnership with City, a club who they feel shares similar values.

“We are honoured to be partnering with such a successful and well known club as Manchester City" added TECNO Mobile General Manager, Stephen Ha.

“Providing our consumers with an unparalleled mobile experience is a top priority for TECNO Mobile and we see many similarities with Manchester City when we look at their commitment to delivering a premium matchday and digital experience for their fans.”

Keep on the lookout you might just see kun Aguero or kevin De bruyne featuring in the next Tecno Ad .

Time will tell whether Tecno will enter the Europe market and disrupt the status quo that Iphone and samsung enjoy.

The Latest 1105 Tecno Boom J8 update is here (Nov-2016)

The latest 1105 Tecno boom J8 update is out see here, If you are yet to receive this update we have provided a link below for you to download, below are the update details including fixed bugs.

BoomJ8 Update details:

1. Merged the latest GPRS parameters
2. Added PHX Browser
3. Added waves sound effect to headset
4. Added Aha

Fixed Bugs:
1. Fixed the issue where screen turned black under some frame rate when taking videos in Skype and Facebook.
2. Optimized the effect of rear camera.
3. Fixed the issue where the focusing was occasionally slow when shifting the phone during video taking.
4. Fixed the issue came from Kenya feedback where parts of bookmarks in Opera Mini were unable to connect.
5. Fixed other issues.

Download The Latest 1105 Tecno Boom J8 update (Nov-2016)

Latest Boom J8 OTA Update Problem Fixed

It is with joy that I announce to ALL Boom J8 users that the latest update on Boom J8 is ready and has now being fixed!

Apologies for the many troubles we all experienced.

All you need to do is this

Delete the package from the SD Card

Then Go to Menu ====>>>>System Update and

Update to Download the new package

Cheers fam

Latest Boom J8 OTA Update Problem Fixed

Latest Boom J8 OTA Update Problem Fixed

Monday, November 28

Tecno W3 LTE Specs and Price

The Tecno W3  LTE is the cheapest 4G phone available at the moment. It is definitely one of your best choices if you are looking for a 4G phone, the Tecno W3 4G LTE is an upgrade the previous 3G version the Tecno W3 with the addition 4G LTE Network being the only difference between the two devices

Images of The Tecno W3 LTE

Images of The Tecno W3 LTE

Tecno W3 4G LTE Specs and Price

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Tecno W3 LTE specifications and Price

General Information

2G NetworkGSM 900 / 1800
3G NetworkHSDPA 2100
4G NetworkYES
SIMDual mini SIM
StatusAvailable June 2016


Dimensions143 x 72 x 8.65 mm, 145 grams
ColorsBlack, Pink


TypeIPS capacitive touchscreen with 16,000,000 colors
Size5.0 inches, 480 x 854 pixels, 196 pixels per inch (PPI)

Memory And OS

Card slotMicroSD card, up to 32GB
OSAndroid 6.0 Marshmallow
Processors1.3GHz dual-core Cortex-A7 CPU, MediaTek MT6572 Chipset, Mali-400 GPU


Alert typesVibration, MP3 ringtones
Audio port3.5mm jack


2GGPRS – up to 85.6 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3GUp to 7.2 mbs downlink; Up to 5.76 mbs uplink
WIFIWi-Fi 802.11 b/g, WIFI hotspot
BluetoothVersion 2.1
USBMicroUSB v2.0


Primary8MP, up to 3264 x 2448-pixel pictures, HDR, autofocus, Geo-tagging, panorama camera with LED flash
Secondary5MP, up to 2592 x 1944-pixel pictures, LED flash


Capacity2500mAh Li-Ion battery
Talk time
Music play

Other Features

SensorsAccelerometer, Proximity
MessagingSMS, 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


Price levelAbout 55 USD and N30,000 in Nigeria

Tecno W3 LTE Price

The price of the Tecno W5 LTE in Nigeria is about N34,000 

Tecno Droipad 7C Pro Stock ROM or Firmware Download

TECNO Droipad 7C pro official stock ROM is now available for download, please ensure you have a basic knowledge of phone flashing before trying this on your device also if the specs with you is entirely different from what we have below, kindly ignore it means the version with you is not the pro but lite version, but if yours match then proceed

Disclaimer; this site and its developers are not responsible if you should brick your phone in the process, ensure you are conversant with flashing of Stock ROM and SP Flash Tool before carrying out this process.
Download TECNO Droidpad 7C Pro Stock ROM / Firmware

Tecno Droipad 7C Pro specs

  • SIM Type: Dual SIM (Micro SIM and Normal SIM)
  • Display: 7.0-inch IPS Touchscreen, 1024 x 600 pixels (169ppi)
  • Processor Type: 1.3GHz quad-core Processor (MediaTek MT8321
  • Graphics Processor: Adreno 306
  •  Internal Storage: 16GB
  •  RAM: 1GB
  •  External Storage: microSD, up to 32GB
  • Back Camera : 2MP
  • Front Camera : 2MP
  • Battery: 3000mAh battery with quick charge support
  • Operating System: Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
  • Build Name: DP7CPRO
  • CPU : MT6580

Download TECNO Droidpad 7C Pro Stock ROM / Firmware Below

Monday, November 21

Tecno WinPad 2 Specs, Reviews and price

Tecno WinPad 2 Reviews, Specs and price

After a global launch of flagship mobile phone in Dubai, TECNO, one of the international mobile giants, is taking another big step in the pad market, launching its flagship pad WinPad 2 in Nigeria.

A new generation product solution

Understanding the big demands for mobile computing, unlike the last years flagship the WinPad 10, TECNO WinPad 2 is launched to fill this market gap particularly for those senior executives, young professionals and colleague students. As the latest flagship pad by TECNO, WinPad 2 actually solves a series of common problems in traditional laptops, for example, bulky size, dull design, poor battery life or frequent breakdown. Users are now able to enjoy an artistically designed device that is easy to carry like pad, while it also offers an uncompromising computing performance.

Perfect 2-in-1 device for business and education needs

As “Your Mobile Office”, WinPad 2 is running the latest Windows 10 OS along with Microsoft Office Mobile. Considering that users usually concern about battery life, this new generation WinPad improves the battery capacity. It is equipped with 7000mAh battery providing up to 10 hours for work or fun. What’s more, it supports 4G LTE/3G/WIFI/Bluetooth to make sure users always stay connected no matter which telecom circumstance they are in.

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Tecno Winpad 2 vs Tecno Droipad 10 Pro II - Head to Head (who is Boss)

Steven Huang, Director of TECNO tablet business unit, said, “We are glad to bring WinPad 2 to Nigerian consumers. This 2-in-1 mobile device offers the benefits of both a powerful touchscreen laptop and a fast, detachable tablet, which combines real productivity and mobility in one device, not to mention that it is half lighter compared to most laptops. ”

“This latest WinPad 2 has gone through a number of quality tests in order to secure the best user experiences. It is designed for those who desire to do multiple tasks together, allowing them to handle work, study and entertainment at anytime and anywhere. We believe this product will lead another trend in 2-in-1 mobile device market.” Steven Huang added.

The Tecno WinPad 2 review

Design and Display

The Tecno WinPad 2 is designed with a portable keyboard. It uses IPS technology for its HD display. IPS technology is commonly used in mobile devices; it helps to provide wide-view angles with vivid color and high brightness. WinPad 2 has a metallic and sleek body, which feels good in hand, lightweight and easy to be carried by single hand.

Tecno WinPad 2 Reviews, Specs and price


The Tecno WinPad 2 runs on latest Windows 10 OS powered by 64-bit Intel Quad-core processor and 2GB RAM. The 64-bit architecture gives enough power and speed to easily handle multiple tasks with lower power consumption which allows me processing my emails, handling some Office job (Excel/PowerPoint/Word) and answering instant messages at the same time, everything works perfectly on this device and the operation works smoothly enough.
Tecno WinPad 2 Reviews, Specs and price

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There are two cameras. One on the back and one for selfies/video calls etc. There’s a 5MP Rear camera with auto focus and a 2MP front camera.


WinPad 2 supports 3G/4G LTE networks.  It is also equipped with 3 comprehensive USB 3.0 ports, a Mini HDMI and a Micro SD.


In battery aspect, the WinPad 2 is equipped with a 7000mAh battery capacity which is better than that of last years flagship, providing up to 10 hours on a single charge. 10 hours usage time looks much more higher than that of most laptops.
Tecno WinPad 2 Reviews, Specs and price

More Images of Tecno WinPad 2 

Images of Tecno WinPad 2

Images of Tecno WinPad 2

Images of Tecno WinPad 2

Images of Tecno WinPad 2

Tecno WinPad 2 Leaked specs with images

Tecno WinPad 2 Leaked specs with images

Tecno WinPad 2 Full Specifications

Intel® Atom™ X5-Z8350 Cherry Trail  Quad-Core 1.92GHz
Operating System
Windows 10
GSM: 900/1800MHz, WCDMA: 900/2100MHz
Micro SIM
Battery Capacity
7000 mAh
Dual Stereo Speaker
USB 3.0 * 1; USB 2.0 * 2; Mini HDMI * 1; Micro SIM * 1;
Micro SD * 1; Micro USB * 2
10.1" 1280*800 IPS
Touch Screen
10 Dots Multi-Touch
Front Camera: 2.0MP
Rear Camera: 5.0MP AF
3G, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0
Keyboard , Travel Adapter, USB Cable, Elegant Pouch

Tecno WinPad 2 Price

WinPad 2 is now available in Nigeria at a price of 120K for the 3G SKU and 105K for the Wi-Fi SKU.

Tuesday, November 15

Tecno W5 vs Tecno W5 Lite - difference and similarites

Talking about the difference and similarities between the Tecno W5 and the Tecno W5 Lite, you have to understand that there is the base version; W5 Lite and the W5 itself. The W5 comes with 4G internet connection and fingerprint scanner plus the 5MP selfie camera was reduced to 2MP, these are the only noticeable differences between the two devices.
Apart from the ones listed above, every other specs of the Tecno W5 and Tecno W5 Lite are pretty the same, check out the spec sheet below for more or consult the articles below for full specs and review of the both devices, you can also download the user manual bellow for more clarification.

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 Tecno W5 vs Tecno W5 lite - Head to Head

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Click to Download Tecno W5 and W5 Lite User Manual 

Tecno W5 Lite specs and price

The Tecno W5 Lite and its twin variant the Tecno W5 look very much alike but in the case of the W5 lite, the Finger print sensor and the 4G LTE are absent plus the front camera was reduced from 5MP to 2MP every other thing is same, below is a quick rundown of  the review and specifications.

The Tecno W5 Lite features a poly-carbonate plastic body with metal frame . The Tecno W5 Lite smartphone measures 153.2 x 76.4 x 7.8mm. It is a mid-range smartphone featuring a 5.5 inch HD display with 720 x 1280 pixels screen resolution. its comes in the colors of black and white and Gold, It  also bears so much resemblance with its predecessor; the Tecno W4.

Tecno W5 Lite runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) and is powered by a non-removable 3000 mAh battery guice. The smartphone also features a 13MP primary camera with LED flash and a 2 MP secondary camera with flash, this makes it possible to capture amazing selfies even in poor light conditions.

Tecno W5 Lite

In terms of performance, the Tecno W5 Lite is powered by a Quad Core chipset with a processor speed of 1.3GHz with MediaTek chipset. The smartphone also comes with 1GB RAM and an internal storage memory of 16GB which can be expanded to 64GB with the use of a microSD card.

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The W5 Lite supports dual SIM functionality with 3G capability for maximum speed. Connectivity options which includes GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth, with sensors which include  Accelerometer, Proximity and Compass.

Watch Tecno W5 Lite Unboxing Video - First Impression

Unboxing Images Of The Tecno W5 Lite

When you unwrap the box, you are immediately presented with the device inside. you will see why i said it bears so much resemblance with its predecessor; the W4.
Also, to see other items inside the pack, I removed the phone and underneath, i found the usual suspects which are

The wall adapter charger
The USB cable
The 3.5mm headphone
And a smart pouch

Unboxing Images Of The Tecno W5 Lite
Tecno W5 lite specs and price
Tecno W5 lite specs and price
Tecno W5 lite specs and price
Unboxing Images Of The Tecno W5 Lite
Unboxing Images Of The Tecno W5 Lite



2G: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900.

3G: HSDPA 900 /1900/ 2100.

4G: No

SIM Type: Dual Micro SIM


Body: Poly-carbonate Plastic with Metal Frame.

Dimension: 153.2 X 76.4 X 7.8 mm.

Colors: Midnight Black, Pearl White, Champagne Gold.

Weight: 150G


Screen size: 5.5 Screen Size: 5.5 Inch HD Display Touchscreen

Screen Resolution: 720 x 1280 pixels.16,000,000 Colors.

Pixel Density: 300 PPI.


Android version: Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Processor Type: Mediatek Chipset. (MediaTek 6753) Chipset

Processor Speed: Quad Core 1.3GHz Cortex-A53.

Graphics Processor: Mali T720.



Internal Storage Memory: 16GB.

SD card Slot: Yes, support up to 64GB.


Rear/Back Camera: 13 MP autofocus camera f/2.0 Up-to (3264 x 2448 pixels)

Front Facing Camera: 2 MP

Video Recording: YES

Flash: Yes (LED Flash)

Camera Features: Geo-tagging, Touch Focus, Face detection, HDR, Panorama






Bluetooth: v4.0.

USB: microUSB v2.0.

GPS: Yes

Wi-Fi: WI Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi direct, hotspot.


Music Support: AAC, AMR, MP2, MP3, M4A, MKA.

3.5mm Audio Jack

Video: H.263, H.264, MP4, MPEG4.

Stereo FM Radio: Yes

Loudspeaker: Mono


Battery Capacity- 3000mAh Non-Removable Battery.

Fast Charging Support: Yes

Standby Time: over n/a

Talktime: n/a

Tecno W5 Lite Price

The price of the Tecno W5 Lite is 120 USD and N37,950 in Nigeria

Friday, November 11

Lovely images taken with the Tecno phantom 6 plus

 The Tecno Phantom 6 Plus Camera Review and Image Samples

The Tecno Phantom 6 Plus Camera Review and Image Samples -The  Phantom 6 Plus is built with 21 Mega Pixel SONY IMX 230 Camera assisted with true tone dual flash making it an epitome of a professional camera and an 8.0 Mega Pixel selfie camera.
This device boast to be a photography flagship from the company has it prove to serve the need of mobile phone photographers like me.

The 21MP resolution offer a 4:3 and 16:9 preview size respectively. The camera also boast of f/2:0 aperture, 80MP super imaging fusion and optical image stabilization. It does not have a camera button by the side but you can make use of the fingerprint sensor by tap on it when in the camera interface.

 The Tecno Phantom 6 Plus Camera Review and Image Samples

Camera Interface
The Phantom 6 Plus offers same interface has all Tecno phone running the HIOS, the main interface feature the flash icon, setting icon, camera switching icon, mode icon, beauty icon and image preview icon with essentially the same settings but in a more accessible arrangement it gives a HDR, guideline, shutter sound, delay capture, preview size, GPS location info and gesture shot.

The camera allows user to switch between six different image mode features.

Lovely pictures and images taken with the Tecno phantom 6 plus

Lovely pictures and images taken with the Tecno phantom 6 plus

Lovely pictures and images taken with the Tecno phantom 6 plus

Normal Mode: For taking all your normal pictures.
Night Scene Mode: For taking night shots.
Slow Motion Mode: For shoot a slow motion video.
Panorama Mode: For taking elongated field of view.
Watermark Mode: To add the phantom 6 plus watermark to your pictures.
Super Pixel Mode: For taking larger 80MP (super fusing imaging) images.
HDR Mode
I tried the HDR mode with a closer shot and can say that it is not that bad…HDR ON

Lovely pictures and images taken with the Tecno phantom 6 plus


Lovely pictures and images taken with the Tecno phantom 6 plus

Selfie Mode
An 8MP camera with f/2.0 aperture rivals the Camon C7 13MP selfie but no match for Camon C9 selfie camera. The quality is good coupled with soft lens flash. It also offers a wider selfie mode to capture more people when taking selfies with your friends.

Lovely pictures and images taken with the Tecno phantom 6 plus

Panorama Mode
The phantom 6 Plus has Panorama mode and images can come vertically or horizontally to deliver a wider format image. Stitching images together was great. I love this feature has it can take that picture even from that impossible angles.

Lovely pictures and images taken with the Tecno phantom 6 plus

Night Scene Mode
This mode is good when taking pictures in dark or low light condition without using the flash.


Lovely pictures and images taken with the Tecno phantom 6 plus


Lovely pictures and images taken with the Tecno phantom 6 plus

Other Camera samples.

Lovely pictures and images taken with the Tecno phantom 6 plus

Lovely pictures and images taken with the Tecno phantom 6 plus

Lovely pictures and images taken with the Tecno phantom 6 plus

Lovely pictures and images taken with the Tecno phantom 6 plus

Lovely pictures and images taken with the Tecno phantom 6 plus

Lovely pictures and images taken with the Tecno phantom 6 plus



Wednesday, November 2

Tecno Phantom 6 benchmark result

The Geek benchmark resullts for the Tecno phantom 6, The Tecno phantom 6 was tested on performance and battery life, the results will suprise you.


With 3GB RAM and Helio X20 powering the Phantom 6, you can expect a more than stellar performance!
Below, are the screenshots of GEEK BENCH results of the phantom 6 based on performance and battery life and they are very very impressive!

Tecno Phantom 6 benchmark result

Tecno Phantom 6 benchmark result

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The Phantom 6 has a 2700mAh battery, and just by reading that, you might think that this means the Phantom 6 would barely last you through the day but shock on you!
The battery of the Phantom 6 can last you through out the entire day, well depending on how much you use your phone. I am heavy to moderate user and there is no day that I felt like I had to slow down my usage so as to conserve battery power, further more, we have fast charge capabilities and from my testing, you can charge this beauty from zero to 80% in just 30 minutes.
Below are screenshots of my battery usage on a typical day.

Tecno Phantom 6 benchmark result

Tecno Phantom 6 benchmark result

What do you think of these results? Are you impressed or do you think Tecno would have done better?