By Emeka Aginam
The mobile telecoms company, Tecno Thursday in Lagos added flavour in the smart phone market as it unveiled its latest music phone, the Tecno Boom J8.
The upgraded music smartphone is the first ever Tecno device to run run on Tecno’s custom operating system, the HiOS.
The unique user interface of the HiOS, improved app management options and highly optimized audio features place the new Tecno Boom J8 at the core of mobile customers’ demands, Tecno Marketing and PR lead, Attai Oguche, told the gathering at the launch of the product that attracted capacity audience.
Explaining the features of the device during a demo, he said that, “The HiOS operating system which gives the BOOM J8 more room for intuitive functions and the phone’s highly optimized software features has earned it impressive ratings from mobile tech analysts who partnered Tecno in reviewing the smart phone before its launch. Tecno ’s Boom J8 might well be the best music-centric smartphone of its price range in the market,”
Besides showcasing Tecno’s HiOS, the new device flaunts other top-of-the-line features such as immersive 5.5” IPS HD touch screen, 13MP AF Back/5.0MP Front geo-tagging cameras with optical image stabilization (OIS) and dual LED flash.
Powered by MediaTek Quad-core processor and stomachs 2GB RAM/ 16GB internal memory space.
“Tecno Boom J8 rewards music lovers with custom Boom headphones; each box of the smart phone comes with a free headphone but it is the Boom Max app, a pre-installed custom music equalization feature that will totally hook mobile users who listen to music in detail,” Jesse Oguntimehin, Tecno digital marketing lead, added.
Accordingly, the new device is a flagrant upgrade on predecessor Tecno Boom J7 and J5 launched earlier part of 2015.
The smartphone comes pre-installed with the Boom player app – Africa’s largest in-app music library and the new Palmchat 5.2 social messaging app.
“Boom J8 matches the hype with premium specifications and material design. This music phone is elegant in every way, it is a sheer product of hard work and outlandish thinking,” Chidi Okonkwo, Tecno Managing Director , Nigeria told the gathering.