Tecno Spark Power was recently launched in India. The key features on Tecno Spark Power include dual rear camera setup, 2.0Ghz octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 chipset, and 6,000mAh battery, among others. On the competition front in the Indian market, the newly-launched smartphone is up against Redmi 8. News Nation brings to you the comparison between Tecno Spark Power and Redmi 8 on the basis of specifications, features, and price.
Tecno Spark Power
Tecno Spark Power supports a triple card slot that enables consumers to use dual SIM cards and a memory card at the same time which is expandable up to 256GB.
The smartphone is powered by a 2.0Ghz octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 chipset, paired with up to 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage.
On the imaging front, Tecno Spark Power comes equipped with a dual rear camera setup that houses a 13-megapixel primary rear camera with f/1.85 aperture, 2-megapixel depth-sensing lens. It is assisted with an additional 8-megapixel 120 degree ultra-wide lens. On the front, Spark Power features a 13-megapixel camera with an advanced Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology.
The smartphone further offers AI face recognition technology and also incorporates an "anti-oil" fingerprint sensor designed to provide hassle-free access to the device. The smartphone is available in two colours i.e. dawn blue and alpenglow gold. It packs a 6,000mAh battery.
The price for Tecno Spark Power in India has been set at Rs 8,499 and will be made available for sale on Flipkart starting December 1.
Redmi 8 sports a 6.22-inch HD+ Dot Notch display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. The smartphone supports dual-SIM (Nano) technology and runs Android 9 Pie with MIUI 10. Under the hood, there is an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 439 SoC, paired with 3GB or 4GB of RAM.
On the imaging front, Redmi 8 comes equipped with a dual rear camera setup that houses a 12-megapixel Sony IMX363 primary sensor with an f/1.8 lens and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. For selfies, there is an 8-megapixel camera sensor at the front. The dual rear camera setup is preloaded AI Portrait and AI Scene Detection features. The phone is also touted to recognise 33 scene categories, including six India-specific categories. Also, there is artificial intelligence (AI) powered features, including Face Unlock. Further, the phone has a fingerprint sensor at the back.
Redmi 8 has 64GB of onboard storage which is expandable via microSD card (up to 512GB) with a dedicated slot. Connectivity options on the phone include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, GPS/ A-GPS, infrared, wireless FM radio, 3.5mm headphone jack, and a USB Type-C port.
The entry-level smartphone comes with a new Aura Mirror Design at the back. Redmi 8 packs a 5,000mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging.
The price for Redmi 8 in India has been set at Rs 7,999 for the 3GB RAM + 32GB storage variant. On the other hand, the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant of Redmi 8 costs Rs 8,999. However, for the first five million units, the device with 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant will be available with an introductory price of Rs 7,999.
Redmi 8 is available in Oynx Black, Ruby Red, and Sapphire Blue colour options. It also has a splash-resistant P2i coating on top. It is available on sale via Mi.com, Mi Home stores, and Flipkart.
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