Meet the Tecno L8: Another entry level smartphone with a 5050mAH battery for the power hungry

About 4-6 weeks ago, Tecno released another 5050 mAh battery monster they are calling the L8. This comes after the L5 which was their first 5000mAh smartphone.

This particular device seems to be targeting the power hungry who need more stay juiced up all day. On whether the Tecno L8 actually performs in the battery department is something we are yet to confirm. Some unique things about the L8 is the metallic finish (Which doesn’t seem to be real metal), HD display, 16GB of memory, Tecno’s HiOS and affordable price tag.

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The downside is it comes with Android 5.0 Lollipop at a time when we are expecting Android N and chances are it will not get an upgrade to whatever OS is current.

Tecno L8 Specs

Announced: 2015, April
Available: 2015, May
Colors: Black and Gold
SIM: Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual standby)
OS: HiOS based on Android v5.1 Lollipop
Dimensions: 77.5*154*8.85mm
Weight: Not Known
Display: 5.5″ HD (720×1280)IPS Touchscreen
CPU: Quad-core 1.3 GHz
Memory: 16GB ROM, 1GB RAM, microSD Expandable
Camera: 8 MP, autofocus, LED flash, 2MP front Camera
Connectivity: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot, Bluetooth.
Sensors: Accelerometer, Gyro, Proximity, Compass
Battery: Removable Li-Ion 5050 mAh battery

Tecno L8 Price and Where to buy in

In Uganda, The Tecno L4 is going for the price of between Ugx 320,000 – 380,000 at Banana Phone World, Simba Telecom, Tecno Stores, Midcom, MTN, Airtel and Africell.


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