Tecno Boom J8 - 4G Phablet that Runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop

Last Updated: August 31, 2016
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Tecno recently introduced a new phablet to the mobile tech Market named Tecno Boom J8. Tecno Boom J8 is the successor to last year’s Boom J7, and it comes with the major improvement in the design and overall user experience. The new Android smartphone belong to the Boom series i.e. the music phones.
Tecno Boom J8 is built with Plastic and metal trimmings at the edge. Picking up the device is easy and handling is exceptionally comfortable. Thanks to the slightly curved edges and the flat-back – it’s easier to hold, though still just as easy to drop. The volume and power buttons are on the right-hand side while the charging port and speakers are both at the bottom.

Where to Buy Tecno Phones?

JUMIA.COM.NG (NIGERIA) - N18,270

JUMIA.CO.KE (KENYA) - Ksh 5,399

JUMIA.COM.GH (GHANA) - Ghc 5,399

KONGA.COM - N15,399

The Boom J8 features a 5.5-inch screen with 720 x 1280 pixels resolution. It was reported that the display has been optimised to consume less battery.
Tecno Boom J8 is built with 64 bit Quad Core MediaTek MT6735 processor which produces some raw power and fantastic experience paired with 2GB of RAM. The processor proves the device would perform great in usage but not as much as some latest smartphone rocking with the latest chipset in Market. Boom J8 has an internal storage capacity of 16GB and external SD card slot capacity of up to 128GB which gives enough room to save any media and documents of any type on the phone.

Tecno Boom J8 is also born for taking great pictures and hot selfies, the smartphone features a 13 MP Back Camera with led flash for the night or dark shots. The Rear Camera is good for sharp and bright Selfies and snaps an image resolution of up to 4864 x 2736 pixels. Checking on the front of the device, there is a 5 Megapixel camera located at the top left side. There is also an additionally led flash to the front facing camera.
Though we all know most Android device are attery drainer, Boom J8 is really built to survive with a non-removable 3000 mAh battery. It was reported that the device has been optimised to reduce the drain on battery, therefore, allowing the battery to last longer for more than 36 hours on standby.
The smartphone is packed with free pouch and headset for protection and enjoying music on the go respectively.

Tecno Boom J8 - Specifications, Features & Price

General Information
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 /1800/ 2100
4G Network LTE 800 / 1800 / 2,600
SIM Dual SIM (Micro SIM, dual standby)
Availability March 2016
Design, Display & Dimensions
Dimensions 153.3 x 76.84 x 7.35 mm
Display 5.5-inch, 720 x 1280 pixels (320 PPI)
Type IPS capacitive touchscreen
Protection
Colour Super White. Space Grey. Champagne Gold
Sensor Accelerometer, proximity, compass
Weight -
Memory & Hardware
Card Slot microSD, up to 128GB
Internal 16GB
Android OS Android 5.1 Lollipop with HiOS UI
Processor Type 64-bit Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
Processor Name Mediatek MT6753
Graphics Processor Mali-T720
RAM 2GB
Connectivity
2G YES
3G Yes
4G Yes
WI-FI Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, DLNA, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.1
GPS Yes
NFC No
USB microUSB v2.0
Multimedia
Loudspeaker/Audio Yes/Max Audio + Boom Headphones
Music Support AAC, AMR, MP2, MP3, M4A, MKA
Video Support MP4/MPEG4/H.263/H.264 player
FM Radio Yes
Camera
Primary 13 MP, 4864 x 2736 pixels, autofocus, LED flash
Video Recording, Yes
Secondary 5 MP with Led flash
Battery
Capacity Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh with Ultra Power Save Mode, Charming Breathing Light and Fast Charginf Technology
Standby
Talktime
Price N41,000

Where to Buy Tecno Phones?

JUMIA.COM.NG (NIGERIA) - N18,270

JUMIA.CO.KE (KENYA) - Ksh 5,399

JUMIA.COM.GH (GHANA) - Ghc 5,399

KONGA.COM - N15,399

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1 COMMENT

  1. asurion

    waoooh… i truly in love with this phone and every thing about tecno products..Do you think it will be possible to root Tecno boom j8 without causing damage to it

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