Tecno Spark 8C with Dual Rear Cameras, 5,000mAh Battery Launched in India: Price, Specs

Deepak Gupta February 21, 2022
Updated 2022/02/21 at 10:41 AM

The Tecno Spark 8C was launched in India on Monday, February 21, as the latest affordable smartphone from the Chinese-owned company Transsion Holdings. The new Tecno handset comes in four different color options and has dual rear cameras based on artificial intelligence (AI), topped by a 13-megapixel primary sensor. The Tecno Spark 8C has a 90Hz refresh rate display and a 5,000mAh battery. The smartphone battery is said to give you up to 53 hours of call time and up to 137 hours of music play time. The Tecno Spark 8C comes as a successor to the Tecno Spark 8 that was released last year.

Tecno Spark 8C Pricing in India, Availability

The price of the Tecno Spark 8C in India is set at Rs. 7,499 for the single 3GB + 64GB storage variant. This is an introductory launch price, according to the company. Although there has been no word on how long the introductory period should last. The phone comes in Diamond Grey, Iris Purple, Magnet Black and Turquoise Cyan color options and will go on sale on Amazon starting February, 24.

The Vanilla Tecno Spark 8, on the other hand, was launched in September last year in India with a price tag of Rs. 7,999.

Tecno Spark 8C Specifications

The dual-SIM (Nano) Tecno Spark 8C runs on Android 11 with HiOS v7.6 on top. It features a 6.6-inch HD+ Dot Notch display with 480 nits of maximum brightness, 90Hz refresh rate and 180Hz touch sampling rate. The display has an 89.3% screen-to-body ratio and a pixel density of 262ppi. The phone is powered by an octa-core Unisoc T606 SoC along with 3GB of RAM. The Tecno Spark 8C also comes with a Memory Fusion virtual RAM feature, which basically increases the phone’s RAM by 3GB, coming to a total of 6GB.

For optics, the new Tecno Spark 8C has an AI-powered dual rear camera unit, topped by a 13-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.8 lens. The rear camera setup supports features like AI Beauty 3.0, Wide Selfie, Portrait mode, HDR and Filters. There’s also an 8-megapixel selfie camera on the front with a selfie flash. Other camera features include 1080p time-lapse photography and 120fps slow motion video recording.

The Tecno Spark 8C comes with 64GB of onboard eMMC 5.1 storage that supports expansion via a dedicated microSD card slot (up to 256GB).

The Tecno Spark 8C’s connectivity options include 4G LTE, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, FM radio, GPS/A-GPS and a 3.5mm audio jack. Onboard sensors include accelerometer, ambient light sensor and proximity sensor. The Tecno Spark 8C comes with a face unlock feature and there is also a fingerprint scanner on the back.

In addition, the device comes with DTS Sound and has the SOPlay 2.0 app to help customize music tracks for playback along with the HiParty app. The Tecno Spark 8C also features an IPX2 splash resistant construction.

Tecno has packed a 5,000mAh battery into the Spark 8C. As mentioned, the battery offers up to 13 hours of music playback, up to 89 days of standby time and up to 53 hours of call time.

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