Tecno Spark 8’s new variant with 3GB of RAM and 32GB storage was launched in India on Wednesday, November 10 by Transsion Holdings. The smartphone has a few differences from Tecno Spark 8 model launched in September earlier this year. Apart from RAM and storage, the changes include a different SoC, a slightly bigger display, and a thinner form factor.
The new variant of the Tecno Spark 8 comes with dual-SIM (Nano) support and runs on Android 11-based HiOS v7.6. It features a 6.56-inch HD+ (720x1,612 pixels) Dot Notch display with a 20.15:9 aspect ratio, and 480 nits of peak brightness.
The phone is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio G25 gaming SoC — instead of a MediaTek Helio A25 SoC in its 2GB variant — clocked at 2.0GHz, along with 3GB of LPDDR4x RAM. The SoC has HyperEngine technology for great gaming.
Tecno Spark 8 variant comes with a dual rear camera setup that is led by a 16-megapixel with an f/1.8 lens. It is paired with an AI lens with an f/2.0 aperture and a quad LED flash. Rear camera features include AI Beauty, Smile Shot, AI Portrait, HDR, AR Shot, Filters, Time-lapse, Panorama, and Slow Motion. The phone comes with an 8-megapixel front camera sensor with an f/2.0 lens for selfies and video calls. The front camera setup also has a dual LED flash.
The new Tecno Spark 8 variant comes with 32GB of eMMC 5.1 onboard storage, which can be expanded via a microSD card (up to 256GB) through a dedicated slot. Connectivity options include 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors onboard include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and proximity sensor. The phone also has a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. The smartphone comes with a 5,000mAh battery, and measures 164.82x76.05x8.85mm.