The Tecno Boom J8 is a pocket-friendly device that offers users a great multimedia experience. The Boom J7 follow-up comes with a huge IPS display, a 64-bit processor, 2GB RAM, better cameras and a Boom headset.
Design and Display
Sporting a plastic chassis, the Tecno Boom J8 still looks good and sleek, considering it is a budget device. It is not all pla=stic though. The Tecno Boom J8 is rimmed with a metallic frame that makes it look more like a higher end device. The handset crams in a 5.5-inch IPS display which is great for great wide viewing angles. This display is however hampered by an HD resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels which should not be surprising as it is a budget device.
Camera and Storage
The Tecno Boom J8 is better-equipped for shot-taking. The main camera has been bumped to 13 megapixels and it features LED flash and autofocus. The front camera has also received an upgrade to 5 megapixels.
Tecno Boom J8 comes with flash for impressive low-light selfies. For storage, the phablet offers ROM of 16 GB, which can be expanded to upward of 128 GB using a microSD card.
Performance and OS
With a quad-core MediaTek MT6753 processor under the hood, the Tecno Boom J8 looks ready to deliver enjoyable performance for a low mid-range smartphone.
The 64-bit CPU is clocked at 1.3 GHz. It is paired a Mali-T720 graphics solution and RAM of 2GB capacity
The Tecno Boom J8 is powered by Tecno’s newly-designed HiOS software, a custom version of Android 5.1 Lollipop.
For superb sound, the Tecno Boom J8 will be accompanied by a Boom Headset. Audio quality is tuned by Maxx Audio technology, which ensures you enjoy great sound both via the loudspeaker or headphones.
The phablet is accompanied by a large 3000mAh Li-Ion battery with fast charge support and an ultra power-saving mode. It supports dual-SIM feature and LTE connectivity.
Pricing and availability
Tecno Boom J8 is available in Nigeria. You can buy the smartphone at leading online stores in Nigeria. Tecno Boom J8 Price in Nigeria ranges from 44,000 to 52,000 Naira depending on your location in the country.
Tecno Boom J8 Specifications
- 3G: HSDPA 900 / 2100
- 4G : LTE 800 / 1800 / 2,600
- SIM Type: Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual standby)
- OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop with HiOS UI
- Display: 5.5-inch, 720 x 1280 pixels (320 PPI), IPS Capacitive touchscreen
- Build: Plastic with metal trimmings
- Colors: Super White. Space Grey. Champagne Gold
- Processor Type: 64-bit Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
- Processor Name: MediaTek MT6735
- Graphics Processor: Mali-T720
- RAM: 2 GB
- Internal Storage: 16 GB
- External Storage: microSD, up to 128 GB
- Back Camera: 13MP
- Front Camera: 5MP
- Sensors: Accelerometer, Light, Proximity
- Battery: Non-removable Li-Ion 3,000 mAh
- Charging: Fast Charge – 15 min for 8 hours of phone calls
- Free Headset
A premium-looking budget device with cool specifications, the Tecno Boom J8 is sure to sate your needs. What do you think about the phone? Let others know in the comments section!