At the beginning of 2022, the company Tecno enriched its product range of inexpensive smartphones with a new model - Tecno Spark 8C. Its features include an affordable price, long battery life, support for contactless payments and a screen with increased refresh rate. In addition, the Tecno Spark 8C impresses with an excitingly beautiful and large display.
Before reading the full review, you can familiarize yourself with the detailed Tecno Spark 8C specs or watch the video below the article.
- Release date: 2022, January 31
- Colors: Turquoise, Magnet Black, Iris Purple, Diamond Gray
- Dimensions: 164.6 x 76 x 9 mm.
- Weight: 0 g.
- Screen: 6.6" inc, 720 x 1612, IPS LCD
- Camera : Dual, 13MP
- Memory: 64GB 2GB RAM, 64GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM
- Battery: 5000, Li-Po, non-removable
- Network: GSM / HSPA / LTE
- Operating system: Android 11 (Go edition), HiOS 7.6
- Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity
The manufacturer has opted for four attractive colors and spectacular design of the back. There you will find a pleasant relief, which contributes to the feeling of stability when working with Tecno Spark 8C. The body is a combination of glass at the front and plastic at the back. The large block of cameras on the rear panel makes a pleasant impression, it protrudes slightly above the surface.
On the front we see a satisfactorily large display surrounded by thin side frames. The fingerprint scanner is mounted on the side.
Tecno defines the design of the Tecno Spark 8C as futuristic. How much is so, you can judge for yourself.
Tecno Spark 8C has a display with a diagonal of 6.6 inches and HD + resolution, 1612 x 720 pixels. It has an increased refresh rate of 90 Hz, which is an atypical feature for this class of smartphone. The selfie camera is positioned in a teardrop-shaped slot at the top of the screen.
Tecno Spark 8C is based on an 8-core Unisoc T606 processor in combination with 2, 3 or GB of RAM and a truncated version of the Android 11 Go Edition operating system. The storage is 64 GB in all modifications. There is an option to expand the RAM and a microSD memory card slot.
Tecno Spark 8C is equipped with a dual main camera, whose main model is 13-megapixel. The additional sensor is modest - only 0.08 MP. The rear camera is capable of taking decent photos in daylight and recording videos with a resolution of 1080 pixels at 30 frames per second. An LED flash is provided for a better end result. However, there is no optical stabilization.
The photographic capabilities of the Tecno Spark 8C are not great, but they cover basic needs. In the camera application you will find a standard set of modes. These include, for example, slow motion, spacing, panorama, documents, portrait and algorithm to improve frame quality. We can not fail to note the presence of artificial intelligence in photo processing.
We should not miss the scenes with bokeh effect and the ability to add AR stickers. HDR mode is also built-in.
The front camera in turn is a single, 8-megapixel and offers decent photo quality for this price range.
Tecno Spark 8C offers standard battery life. It is equipped with a battery with a capacity of 5000 mAh and supports fast charging technology 10 W. Although this is not a very impressive figure, you still get a much faster recovery of charge. You can also take advantage of contactless payment.
In Tecno Spark 8C you will find Super Boost mode, which can improve the speed and smoothness of work processes.
With this model of the company you can express your creative abilities. For example musical. Take advantage of Soplay 2.0 and be a music producer. You can create different beats, record voice and make unique music. With one click you will have a unique ringtone. And the best part is that you don't even need the internet.
Tecno Spark 8C is equipped with AI Scene Recognition, with which you will have well-optimized photos depending on the different scenes. The algorithm works perfectly in over 90% of cases.
If you have doubts about the availability of light around you, and you want to make a perfect shot, take advantage of HDR mode.
Tecno Spark 8C has turned out to be interesting and in a sense stands out on the market. There is a side-mounted fingerprint scanner that will easily unlock the device. Its dimensions make it comfortable for long-term use with one hand. The characteristics of the processor suggest that you will be limited in terms of interaction with different types of games and applications. On the other hand, you have enough autonomous work available.
- Large screen with increased refresh rate of 90 Hz
- Affordable price
- Nice appearance
- Contemporary aspect ratio on the screen
- Convenient to work with one hand
- Enough RAM and the ability to increase storage
- Clean and loud sound
- Legacy port for recharging and data transfer
- Fingerprint scanner on the page, not built into the screen
Tecno Spark 8C video review
Disclaimer: The information presented in this article is based on our team's personal experience with the Tecno Spark 8C and third-party sources. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should keep in mind that this is a subjective assessment. The writing of this article was not paid for or sponsored by Tecno.