Tecno Boom J8 (2017) review

Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
Mediatek MT6735
2 GB / 16 GB
5.5 inches 720 x 1280 px

The Tecno Boom J8 (J8) smartphone released in 2017. It is powered by Mediatek MT6735 chipset, 2 GB of RAM and 16 GB of internal storage.

The Tecno Boom J8 runs on Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box. It comes with a Li-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable battery. It features a 5.5 inches IPS display with 720 x 1280 px resolution. The IPS technology is one of the most leading LCD technologies in the world.

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Tecno Boom J8 (J8) specifications

NameBoom J8
Rated 4/5 based on 40 user votes.


Dimensions153.3 x 76.84 x 7.35 mm
SIM typeMicro SIM


The Tecno Boom J8 runs on Android OS v6.0 (Marshmallow) out of the box, but the Boom J8's firmware can be upgraded to a newer version of OS.

OSAndroid OS v6.0 (Marshmallow)
ChipsetMediatek MT6735
CPUQuad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T720 MP2


Screen size is measured in inches, diagonally from corner to corner. The 5.5 inches IPS capacitive touch screen with 720 x 1280 px resolution is multitouch capable.

Size5.5 inches
Resolution720 x 1280 px


The smartphone's memory (2 GB) cannot be expanded, but the storage (16 GB) can be expanded with a microSD card.

Internal storage16 GB
External storagemicroSD


The camera of the Tecno Boom J8 is equipped with autofocus. Autofocus is a camera feature that fine-tunes the focus of the camera, it is a nice feature of this smartphone.

Front camera5 MP
Rear camera13 MP
4160 x 3120 px


Boom J8 is 3G and 4G capable. This smartphone has a built-in GPS receiver. GPS is a satellite based navigation system that allows the determination of the exact geographical location on Earth. This Tecno smartphone has FM radio receiver.

GSM900 / 1800
Mobile network2G / 3G / 4G
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP
FM radioyes
USBmicroUSB 2.0
Audio3.5 mm jack


The Li-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. This is a low maintenance battery. No periodic discharge is needed and charging can be done at random.

TypeLi-Ion 3000 mAh, non-removable


The smartphone sensors measure physical quantities and transmit them to the application processor. The phones's accelerometer is a built-in electronic component that measures tilt and motion. The proximity sensor detects when a user is holding the phone near their face during a call and turns off the display to prevent keypad presses and battery consumption from the display. The Boom J8 has Dual SIM capability, which means that you can insert two different SIM cards and use them both from one phone.

SpecialsDual SIM

The specifications above are based on the official data published by the manufacturer, but we also take user reviews into consideration. If you found an error or something lacking in the specifications above for the Tecno Boom J8, then don’t hesitate and signal the problem to us.

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