Tecno L8 vs Tecno Boom J8 – Is big battery capacity everything?

Tecno Boom J8 and Tecno L8 are both great devices from Tecno, no doubts. Both phones has some unique features that makes it harder to settle for one from the duo, although having enough similarities, the boom J8 slays in the Camera region, having a 13 MP back camera and 5MP front camera while the Tecno L8 is left with 8MP and 2 MP back and front cameras respectively.

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The L8 picked up what it left in the Camera department with its battery capacity, it left the Boom J8 helpless with its large 5,050 mAh of battery juice which also supports reverse charging meaning it can be used to power other devices, battery capacity seems to be the selling point of the Tecno L8.

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The Boom J8 and L8 also had a tie score in the display and processor aspects, both devices uses an estate that measures 5.5 inches diagonally for display purpose with both screens having  a similar resolution of 720 pixels by 1280 pixel, there is also a quad- core CPU available in both phones, the CPU has a clock speed of 1.3GHz.

The same 16GB worth of internal storage space in Tecno L8 is also available in the boom J8 with an expandability option of up to 128GB via an SDcard, both also got the Android 5.1 lollipop for an operating system.

The price of both phones shouldn’t be left unmentioned, they both fell within the same price range of about N27,000 to N35,000 which is very considerable given to what they have to offer.

Let’s go in details and see which is best between the Boom J8 and Tecno L8 with the compare table.

Tecno L8 and Boom J8 head to head

Tecno L8 Tecno Boom J8
Body Design Plastic cover Plastic cover
Display Size 5.5 inches HD (720 by 1280) 5.5 inches HD (720 by 1280)
Screen Protection None None
SIM Capacity Dual SIM with No 4G Dual SIM with 4G
OS Version Android 5.1 Lollipop Android 5.1 Lollipop
RAM and Memory 1GB and 16GB 2GB and 16GB
CPU and Speed 1.3GHz octa-core Cortex-A53 1.3GHz octa-core Cortex-A53
Chipset MediaTek MT6752 MediaTek MT6753
Back Camera 8MP with LED flash 13MP with LED flash
Front Camera 2MP with no flash. 5MP with soft flash
Finger Print No No
Battery 5,050 mAh 3,000 mAh
Price Range N27,000 – N30,000 N30,000 – N35,000
Where to buy Buy Now Buy Now


Deciding the best from the above compare table won’t be a hard task any longer, the Boom J8 definitely has the upper hand in most areas but if long battery life and great budget device is what you sort for, then the tecno L8 will be your choice. The boom J8 at the other hands is not a bad choice if you’re not a heavy battery consumer.

It all still comes down to what best suits your mobile phone needs and the amount you have to throw in for that, which of the above smart phones do you think is better or that best suits you? kindly leave your comments below and share.


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