The Tecno Spark 8C, launched in March 2022, is a budget-friendly smartphone that delivers a range of exceptional specifications. Available in Turquoise Cyan, Magnet Black, Iris Purple, and Diamond Grey, the smartphone combines sustained performance, powered by a robust chipset and HiOS 7.6 layered on Android 11 (Go Edition). Packaged with impressive camera capabilities and multiple memory and storage options, the Spark 8C guarantees a smooth user experience at an affordable price.
|Launch Date||March 2022|
|Network||2G / 3G / 4G / LTE|
|SIM||Dual SIM (nano)|
|Display Type||IPS LCD|
|Display Size||6.6 inches (~83.7% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Resolution||720 x 1612 pixels, HD+ 20:9 ratio (~267 ppi density)|
|Operating System||Android 11 (Go Edition), HiOS 7.6|
|Chipset||Unisoc Tiger T606 (12 nm)|
|CPU cores||Octa-core (2×1.6 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.6 GHz Cortex-A55)|
|RAM||2GB, 3GB, 4GB LPDDR4X|
|Internal Memory||32GB, 64GB eMMC 5.1|
|Card slot||Yes, up to 256GB|
|Main Camera||13 MP f/1.8 (wide, AF), QVGA Lens|
|Camera Features||Dual-LED Flash|
|Selfie Camera||8 MP|
|Loudspeaker||Yes, DTS Audio|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS|
|USB Port||microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go (OTG)|
|Battery Capacity||5000 mAh|
|Battery Type||Li-Po (Non-removable)|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, proximity, ambient light|
|Build||Glass front, Plastic Back, Plastic frame|
|Dimensions||164.57 x 76 x 9 mm|
|Colors||Turquoise Cyan, Magnet Black, Iris Purple, Diamond Grey|
|Price||₱4,599 – (2GB / 64GB)|
|₱5,499 – (4GB / 64GB)|
Detailed Product Description
The Tecno Spark 8C features a 6.6-inch IPS LCD display ensuring sharp and clear visuals with its HD+ resolution of 720 x 1612 pixels.
Performance and Operating System
This smartphone runs on the Unisoc Tiger T606 chipset, teamed with an octa-core CPU, ensuring smooth and efficient performance. It operates on Android 11 (Go Edition) with a layering of HiOS 7.6.
The Spark 8C offers multiple RAM variants (2GB, 3GB, and 4GB LPDDR4X) and internal storage of 32GB and 64GB eMMC 5.1. Additional storage up to 256GB can be added via a microSD card slot.
The device features a rear camera setup with a 13 MP primary lens (AF) and a QVGA Lens. It supports 1080p video recording at 30fps. The front has an 8MP selfie camera, also allowing 1080p video recording.
The Tecno Spark 8C includes a DTS Audio loudspeaker and a 3.5mm jack for enhanced audio experience.
The smartphone includes Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n connectivity along with Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, and LE. GPS functionality with A-GPS and NFC is also included, along with a microUSB 2.0 port with USB On-The-Go (OTG).
The device houses a 5000 mAh Li-Po non-removable battery, supported by 10W charging, offering robust battery life.
The Tecno Spark 8C comes with necessary sensors including accelerometer, proximity sensor, and ambient light sensor. It features a glass front and a plastic back and plastic frame in its build.
The Tecno Spark 8C offers excellent value for money with a price tag of ₱4,599 for the 2GB/64GB variant, and ₱5,499 for the 4GB/64GB variant, making it a solid choice for consumers looking for an economical yet fulfilling smartphone experience.