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This post is about Tecno Boom J8 Price in Nigeria, Specs & Full Review! Welcoming on stage a brand new addition to the tecno family — the elegant Tecno boom J8. Who would have thought that the elegance of iPhone and yet the die-hard performance of Samsung phones could become wrapped into one device at a relatively, very affordable price? Yes, you have it all in this amazing device. However, you don’t have to believe me! In this review, we shall be laying bare our reasons for choosing this device.

As usual, let us take a critical look at this device and see if it is really worth your hard-earned money.


Release Date: March 2016



Looking at the boom J8 being held from a distance will strike the cord of envy in you. The sleek, elegant and yet very simple design will make you fall in love almost immediately. Spotting 7.35mm with a 3.5 mm frame on a crystal clear 5.5 inch display, the tecno near phablet needs no extra effort to convince you what sleekness is really all about. Tecno wins in this area! We give the brilliant design a fantastic 5/5 rating.


It is a Dual SIM phone with a Micro SIM dual standby. The hardware technology powering up the boom J8 is the Android 5.1 Lollipop. Although, you would have thought that the latest, Android software, Android 6.0 Marshmallow would have done a better job powering up the device instead. Tech experts may argue that the new technology software, Android 6.0 Marshmallow would make the device a better monster machine.

However, let us not forget that Tecno had no choice but to use the latest Android software, Android 5.1 Lollipop, which was the latest available software as at the time of Tecno Boom J8 release in March.

We give the brilliant technology of Tecno Boom J8 a fantastic 4/5 rating.


Software & Hardware Performance

Tecno now has its native Operating System called HiOS and it was debut in the Tecno Boom J8. With the amazing in-built HiOS User Interface, the response time for apps and features on the phone is 200% faster than most smartphones currently in the market. BOOM camera launches the lenses into focus in just 0.3sec. isn’t that a WOW EFFECT?

Tecno J8 is rated GSM 900 / 1800 has a 3G & H+ functionality of HSDPA 900 / 2100. It also boasts of an ability to attract a 4G network when browsing/surfing the internet since its 4G rating is capped at FDD-LTE 3(1800) / 7(2600) / 20(800). Simply put, a 4G network performance will take just 8 seconds a 10MB image. Yes, it is the fastest data browsing speed you can achieve. And it’s good to know that Tecno J8 gives you the 4G edge!

Endowed with a quad-core MediaTek MT6753 processor under its hood, the Boom J8 looks is placed on the right pedestal to deliver satisfactory performance for an above average smartphone.

The 64-bit CPU is pegged at a 1.3 GHz processor capacity, while working with the pair of Mali-T720 graphics solution and RAM of 2GB capacity. All these features combine to give a superb performance.

We give the brilliant performance a fantastic 4/5 rating.


Tecno Boom J8 is equipped with a 13MP back and 5.0MP front cameras. What is more is that both cameras have a top-notch, geo-tagging features as well as Optical Image Stabilization technology to help you capture the golden moments in your life and give you crystal clear images.

The Front Camera processes 5MP image quality. It has an in-built feature to ensure that for every 1.6µm pixel, there is up to 1.5x more than the amount of light allowed in regular smartphones. The front camera also has an LED flash.

The Back Camera flaunts a 13MP camera capacity with a big f2.0 aperture designed with blue glass which filters off unnecessary light. With the fast tracking PDAF feature, it is assumed that you won’t get motion blurs even if you focus on moving objects or take shots while in motion. Camera can also be set in the Panoramic mode.

We give the camera quality & performance a fantastic 5/5 rating.



Tecno Boom J8 has a battery capacity of 3,000mAh. Ordinarily, one might consider this to be a medium-sized battery. However, Tecno has made an extra effort to conserve power and ensure that the battery lasts longer than you think. Thanks to a unique, ULTRA power saving technology which allows your phone to go for straight 72 hours before the battery is completely drained. In fact, BOOM J8 is believed to work for as much as 7 days in sleep mode!

Tecno Boom J8 Price in Nigeria

BOOM J8 is available in Nigeria at leading stores online and offline. Tecno BOOM J8 price in Nigeria ranges from N44,000 to N55,000 Naira depending on the location you are ordering from. If you want to order online, Konga is selling the device for a cheaper price.


In conclusion, Tecno Boom J8 meets our quality expectation on reviewcious.com and we heartily recommend the device. The phone is a fantastic music player equipped with a Boom Headset and Maxx Audio technology to give a superb sound quality. This will be a cool, added advantage to all blasting music lovers. The super-fast charging and ultra power-saving mode gives the needed advantage to cope with little power supply. And the 4G data connectivity takes you to the internet at the speed of light. We recommend Tecno BOOM J8. We think it is really worth your money!

We hope you have it all in this amazing device.  We have taken our time to lay bare our reasons for choosing this device. By now, you should be convinced whether or not the Tecno Boom J8 device is really worth your hard-earned money. If you find this post about Tecno Boom J8 Price in Nigeria, Specs & Full Review useful, don’t forget to share it with your friends. Click on any of the social media icons below to share.




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