Tecno devices all come with a unique identification for each lettering, just as we know that the Phantom series are usually mid-range/high-end devices targeted at a select users, so we know that the L series is also targeted at select people – those with the need for powerful long-lasting batteries. The new Tecno L8 is one of such devices.
Tecno L8 is the fourth generation in the L-series lineup, after the trio of Tecno L5 ,L6 and L7 all launched in 2015 to cater a common goal – battery power.
The L-series are not usually aesthetically sound, so don’t expect a look and feel of the Phantom 5 in the L8. But aside from that, they are pretty interesting devices, and the new comer isn’t any different.
Full Tecno L8 Specifications;
- 5.5-inch (1280 x 720 pixels)
- 1.3 GHz Quad-core MediaTek Processor
- 1GB RAM, 16GB internal storage, expandable memory with microSD
- Android 5.1 (Lollipop) with Hios
- Dual SIM
- 8MP rear camera with LED flash, AF
- 2MP front-facing camera
- 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio
- 3G,,OTG, WiFi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0
- 5050mAh battery
Tecno L8 is a phablet sized 5.5″ device with HD display, the device is powered by a qu8ad-core mediatek processor clocked at 1.3GHz on each core. The device boots Android 5.0 Lollipop OS, but customized to taste with Tecno’s new UI – HiOS. Truthfully, there are really not much to praise the L8 for asides it’s huge battery which packs a hefty 5050mAh capacity which the OEM believes could last for 72hours of constant usage.
Camera power are not unexpected, and the L8 does well to disappoint. The shooters are an 8MP Auto-focus plus flash on the rear as the main snapper and a 2MP shooter in front for selfie lovers.
Other specs worthy of note are the RAM and ROM which are pegged at 1GB, and 16GB respectively. There’s HSPDA 3G internet connectivity, Bluetooth 4.0 functionality, Wifi and hotspot, OTG. etc. The L8 also features a dedicated button to switch on/off the power saver mode to extend the battery life.
Color options for Tecno L8 according to information available we gathered is just Gold for now. Availability and pricing is yet unknown, but it would most definitely be available in Nigeria, and every country Tecno devices are sold with special preference for African countries.