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TECNO Spark 9 Pro versus Spark 8P; the improvements made

TECNO has made great improvements to its Spark lineup with the release of the Spark 9 Series. Top of the new series is the Spark 9 Pro which you can pick up in a special BMW edition designed by the car company’s Designworks subsidiary.

In this article we’re comparing the Spark 8P from last year with this year’s Spark 9 Pro. Let’s see the improvements made to the new device including:

  • A more powerful processor
  • A better selfie camera
  • New display technology
  • Future proofing with USB Type-C
  • And more.
TECNO Spark 9 Pro versus Spark 8P; the improvements made


The Spark 9 Pro features a 6.6-inch display that’s full HD. It may be 0.2-inches smaller than the Spark 8P, but it now supports 90Hz refresh rates. Meaning you’re in to enjoy smoother scrolling.


The Spark 9 Pro and Spark 8P have the same cameras at the back: a 50MP main camera, a 2MP depth sensor and and AI lens. However the Spark 9 Pro now has a 32MP selfie camera with a ring flash, compared to the Spark 8P’s 8MP selfie camera with dual flash LEDs.


The Spark 9 Pro is more powerful thanks to the Helio G85 processor included. Compared to the Helio G35 on the Spark 8P, this is a huge upgraded. You’re also getting a newer version of Android.

USB Type-C:

Both phones have a 5000mAh battery. However, the Spark 8P came with a boring MicroUSB port. The new Spark 9 Pro features a Type-C Port. Meaning, you’re not only future proofed, you’re also able to have one charger for everything.

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All TECNO Spark 9 Pro vs Spark 8P Specifications:

Spark 9 ProSpark 8P
Display6.6-inch IPS LCD screen
1080p resolution
90Hz refresh rate 
6.8-inch IPS LCD screen
1080 x 2408 Full HD Resolution
Back Cameras50 MP Triple camera
2MP depth
AI Lens 
50 MP Triple camera
2MP depth
Front Camera32MP Selfie Camera with Ring Flash8MP with Dual Flash
ProcessorHelio G85 Processor Helio G35 Processor
Memory128GB GB internal storage (expandable via microSD card)64/128GB GB internal storage (expandable via microSD card)
Operating SystemAndroid 12, HiOS 78,6Android 11, HiOS 7.5
18W Charging 
USB Type-C
Micro USB
Network2G, 3G, 4G/LTE2G, 3G, 4G/LTE
ConnectivityWi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, 3.5mm audio jackWi-Fi, USB Type-c, 3.5mm audio jack
Colour optionsQuantum Black, Burano Blue, Holy White and Hacker StormTurquoise Cyan, Tahiti Gold, Atlantic Blue and Iris Purple
OthersSide-mounted Fingerprint Scanner, Face Unlock
Dirac Stereo Sound 
Rear Fingerprint Scanner, Face Unlock
Dirac Stereo Sound 


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