Tecno Camon C8 Full Review With Photos, Features & Price

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Tecno Camon C8 unpacking

Where To Buy TECNO Camon C8 & Pay On Delivery

Jumia Nigeria |from N13,995 Click to View Price Offers!

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Tecno Camon C8 let your ideas break free from the darkness for the optimum brightness and easier focusing in low light. You can record stunning night-scape, breathtaking scenery and every extraordinary moment with the aid of its awesome camera lens.

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Life is short, so don’t just keep it monochrome. Add a splash of bright photos, fully express yourself in your own particular way with Tecno Camon C8. The sleek design, baddest 13 megapixels camera with dual LED Flash, vibrant 5.5 HD screen and the high display resolution, Dual SIM and more set Tecno Camon C8 apart from other phones; you can record and play in your own style at any time.

Tecno Camon C8 gorgeous camera

Tecno Camon C8 will be the best choice for your smart life with its simple and stylish design and advanced hardware.

The Tecno Camon C8 was designed to bring so much convenience for your smart life that will be definitely beyond your expectation.

Tecno Camon C8 back
Tecno Camon C8 accessories

It is Preloaded with the latest Android 5.1 Lollipop OS with a Quad-core processor clocking in 1.3G.

The Tecno Camon C8 is releasing an irresistible charm which makes it a great choice for an exciting mobile phone experience.

Where To Buy TECNO Camon C8 & Pay On Delivery

Jumia Nigeria |from N13,995 Click to View Price Offers!

Jumia Kenya |from Ksh3,530 Click to View Price Offers!

Jumia Ghana |from GH₵159 Click to View Price Offers!

It is said to be powered by an enormous 3000mhAh battery that can give you 10 hours’ worth of power on a 15-minute charge, making it the “world’s fastest charging smartphone,” according to Tecno.

Tecno Camon C8 with removeable back cover & sealed in battery.

Camon C8 Camera: Snapshot in the Blink of an Eye

It’s faster and more accurate for shooting. The camera of C8 imitates the eye location algorithm and it can focus on objectives within 0.3 seconds. When the camera is focusing, it uses a mix of contrast and phase detection, and it’s indeed a good deal for being more professional than common camera phones. Besides, it offers you the best and a fast way to snapshot on the black screen. When the screen is switched off or locked, just simply press the special button twice which is made for snapshot. So, Tecno C8 focuses on the objects fast and accurately no matter when and where.

 

Tecno Camon C8 Beautification Effect

Tecno C8 pays attention to the beautification effect. With the technology of Visidon face recognition, selfies and other captures are delicate and nice to see. The front-facing camera is very nice as well at 5-megapixel and it even has its own dedicated flash, so selfies should also come out quite nice as well. Tecno C8 is the camera phone that knows you best!

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These are some of the pictures taken around midnight in pitch darkness by a friend:

 

NEXT:==> Camera Test: Tecno Camon C8 13MP Camera Image Quality That Will WOW You

And here comes a Panorama shot. What is Panorama? according to wikipedia:

Panoramic photography is a technique of photography, using specialized equipment or software, that captures images with elongated fields of view. It is sometimes known as wide format photography. The term has also been applied to a photograph that is cropped to a relatively wide aspect ratio.

The Tecno Camon C8 has an awesome UI that can take your breathe away. Here is just what you will see on the Tecno C8:

Tecno Camon C8

images exclusively credited to geek.ng

NEXT:==> Camera Test: Tecno Camon C8 13MP Camera Image Quality That Will WOW You

Where To Buy TECNO Camon C8 & Pay On Delivery

Jumia Nigeria |from N13,995 Click to View Price Offers!

Jumia Kenya |from Ksh3,530 Click to View Price Offers!

Jumia Ghana |from GH₵159 Click to View Price Offers!

Tecno Camon C8

Full Technical Specifications

Here are a full specs of the Tecno Camon C8 :


GENERAL INFORMATION
Device NameTecno Camon C8
Smatphone TypePhablet
2G Network
GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network3G: 850 / 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4G LTE Networkn/a
SIMDual SIM (MiniSIM + Micro SIM)
StatusAnnounced July 2015

BODY
Dimensions150 x 76.3 x 8.8mm
Thickness8.8mm
Net Weightn/a
KeyboardTouchscreen
ColorsMidnight Black, Dark Blue, Amber Gold, Oyster White
CoverMetalic finish

DISPLAY
Screen TypeIPS Touchscreen
Display Size5.5 inches (267 ppi)
Display Resolution720 x 1280 pixels
Multi-TouchYes
Protectionn/a
Screen Color16M colors

MEMORY & OS
Card slotYes MicroSD card, Expandable storage up to 32 GB
Internal16 GB
OSAndroid OS, v5.0 Lollipop (64-bit)
Skinn/a
Processors1.3GHz Quad-core
ChipsetMediaTek MT6735 (64-bit)
GPUMali-T720
RAM1 GB

ENTERTAINMENT
Music PlayerYes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
Video PlayerYes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
Alert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes
Audio portYes, 3.5mm jack

CONNECTIVITY
2G SpeedUp to 85.6 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3G SpeedHSPA+Up to 7.2 mbps downlink; Up to 21 mbps uplink
4G SpeedUp to 150 mbps
WIFIYes, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, DLNA, Wi-Fi Direct
BluetoothYes, Bluetooth Version 4.0, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
RadioStereo FM radio
NFCn/a
HDMI Portn/a
Infrared Blastern/a
USB PortYes, 5pin microUSB
OTGYes

CAMERA
Primary Camera13 Megapixel (Up to 4864×2736)
Seconday Camera5 MP Camera with LED flash
Camera FeaturesLow-light Capture, Autofocus, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
VideoYes, [email protected]
Flash LightLED flash

BATTERY
CapacityNon-Removable 3000mAh Li- Ion Battery
TypeRechargeable Li-Ion Battery
Charging TypeUSB Micro 5V-1A Power Adapter
Charger TypeType AC100-240V.50-60HZ Input, 5V, DC 2 A Output
Stand-byUp to 480 hours
Talk timen/a
Video/Music playn/a

OTHER FEATURES
Motion Sensing / Gesture Controln/a
Fingerprintn/a
Sensors
Accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Video StreamingYes
Active Noise Cancellationn/a
Wireless Chargingn/a
Built-in Mobile Paymentn/a
Water Resistantn/a
Dust Resistantn/a
Image EditorYes
Video EditorYes
Document ViewerYes
Document EditorYes
MessagingYes
LanguagesEnglish, German, Spanish, Italian, French
BrowserHTML5
Javan/a
– DivX/XviD/MP4/WMV/H.264 player- MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player- Photo/video editor- Document editor- Voice memo/dial/commands
What’s in the box
  • – 1 × Smartdevice
  • – 1 × USB cable
  • – 1 × User manual
  • – 1 × Power adapter (A right AC Adapter will be sent as your shipping country)
  • – 1 × Ear Piece

AVAILABILITY
AvailablilityExp. Aug

PRICE LEVEL
Price levelAbout N20,000 – N28,000

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Pricing & Availability

Tecno Camon C8 phablet is now available in Nigeria. You can buy the camera-focused smartphone at leading online and offline stores near you in Nigeria. Tecno Camon C8 Price in Nigeria ranges from N25,000 to N29,000 depending on your location in the country.

NEXT:==> Tecno Camon C5 vs Tecno Camon C8 : Specs Showdown!

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195 thoughts on “Tecno Camon C8 Full Review With Photos, Features & Price”

  1. can you change from this 5.5 android vession to the latest vession? this old one normally gives problems and most cases the phone stops.

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  2. Comment:hy my tecno c8 worries me since when i download a game and start playing it goes back to the home screen everytime what could be the problem

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  3. Comment..the techno c8 is the best phone any one can ever wish for the camera is wow everything is good and it fit nicely in the hand luv the phone

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  4. Comment… Heloow my phone is tecno c8 I bought this phone on 29/8/2015 and I use it from that time to now but nowadays my phone switching off it self once the battery %range on 60 % and be on until I switch it on this situation cause me to lose many call from my customers so I need an help from you please help me help me please Technicians told me that my phone battery have lose power is it truee???

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  5. Hello friends, i learnt c8 has multi-tasking problem. For example i open many tabs in browser and i visit another app, dat the tabs will all be gone wen i come back

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  6. Pls help… I bought my tecno C8 February 2016. From d very day I started using it I discovered not all calls ring out, except upon opening d case before I see my missed calls. I’m thinking of taking it back or is it a problem I can fix myself? Pls reply

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  7. Admin. Pls i cn see dat d post has been long bt Jst wanna gt d fone d fone nd tryin 2 compare wt infinix hot note 2 so i came across dis add. So pls advice wch of them shuld i get? Altho d front led flash is d only thng that is still wowing me bt also considering d camera picture quality advice pls!!

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    • welcome to TechLector Michael, comparing the two devices, i can tell you to go for the camon c8 because of the camera and design. that is if you love camera. But if you love great performance then the Infinix Hot Note Pro is the way

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  8. Is there any solution to the problem of accessing sim messages? If you try to open sim message, it will say ‘Sim card close’

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  9. Pls kindly advise me d applock dat works fo tecno camon c8. I av tried various applock, it will lock while d screen is on, but once ur GSM goes to sleep mode it stop locking. Throwing all apps open including d apps u av locked. Pls which applock works OK for dis phone

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  10. how much is this tecno camon C8 presently here in Nigeria, ow much and where to buy apart from Jumia or konga supplier?? Can I get it in Tecno offices in Ibadan city or where else??

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  11. The phone is awesome but the main problem is that sometimes it reboots. That’s the problem I got with the c8. Also the pip mode in the camera is not that good in that someone may think it’s a camera application… Atlst the white part shouldn’t be there… Besides all that, am enjoying my tecno c8… Perfect job for the tecno company

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  12. Comment…please I can’t read my message I stored on the sim. Cos if you go to sms settings and go to manage messages on sim card, it tells you simply card is closed or unsupported format. Please is it a software problem or what cos my network provider said it’s not from them.

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  13. i got my camon c8 phone a month ago , it was sent to me in school but after 2weeks, the phone went off i charged it and its still refusing to come up although its been 2 days . pls what should i do

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  14. Tecno Camon c8 is the best product using for camera and ppsspp game and l enjoy is phone every day. l thank Tecno for release it, the amount in Nigeria is #35,000 naira.

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  15. I BOUGHT MY OWN CAMON C8 ON SATURDAY 23RD JANUARY, AT FINE BROTHERS JUST ON THE LEFT HANDSID IMMEDIATELY YOU ENTER INSIDE SPA SHOPPING MALL IN PORT HARCOURT.

    FOR NOW, THE PHONE IS OK, STILL FIDDLING TO KNOW THE FUNCTIONS, AND GET USED TO THEM. ANYONE CAN GO FOR IT, BE ENCOURAGED, THE PHONE IS NICE.

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  16. Whats the current price of it in PHC. Just like Fatma asked, what could be the reason for whats-app messages not showing until opened. Does the phone have warranty?

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  17. I have the phone and its great,got it in dec2015
    But here’s my problem, wen I plug it in to charge,the charger gets hot like extremely hot regardless of if its on or off while charging.
    B4 u day its normal,my sister got the exact phone on the exact same day as me,and her charger remains extra cool even when she’s using it as it charges,
    Did I get ripped off,is anyone else having the same problem
    Please help,this worries me

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  18. There was a question asked by someone here dat hasn’t been replied nd I want to repeat it. Wat does it mean for a phone to be ROOTED? Becos I already signed out of tecno phones ever since I used their m5 product nd got dissapointed at how slow it is but this new c8 is giving me serious reasons to av a rethink but I need to be sure that wen I buy it, it won’t be like my first experience. I need to know if there is any upgrading u need to do before u can start browsing with it. Still explain the meaning of ROOTED pls. Thank u

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    • Rooting is the Android equivalent of jailbreaking, a means of unlocking the operating system so you can install unapproved (by Google) apps, update the OS, replace the firmware, overclock (or underclock) the processor, customize just about anything, and so on.

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    • If u root ur tecno u won’t get any OTA update if there is any software update.
      Rooting gives u access to system that’s the root of the fone but it also voids the warranty. There is no need Rooting bf u can browse. am using mine since September 2015 but I hv no problem with it. There is no upgrade to make bf u start browsing.

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  19. The phone is ok and perfectly fine but once u lost or it charger got spoil, u will hate it cos the only good charger for it is that white infinixy charger….

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  20. Whats the current price of it in PHC. Just like Fatma asked, what could be the reason for whats-app messages not showing until opened. Does the phone have warranty?

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  21. It’s a wonderful device I’ve ever come across. In fact, I love it so much that even without you paying me, I will do a little PRO job on it. Everything about the device is on point. You took your time, thought deeply about what Android device users want.
    The battery, camera n the touch are so marvelous. On my way home from work, I came across this young man taking a picture of his girlfriend with a very expensive phone but it was like the lady never liked any of the pics taken. So without permission, I took a shot of the lady from a distance and got closer to show what I’ve taken. Surprisingly, the lady took the phone from me and started asking questions about it; when n how I got her picture? I told her I took a shot of her from a distance. Wonderful Device!!! she shouted…
    This young man made me take pics of himself and the lady and whatsapped them all to him.
    For the battery, I’ve a few words to describe it; POWERFUL AND HARDER THAN THE HARDEST ROCK.

    With C8, u enjoy a smart life!!! Go out there get yourself one and another for her so you can both look smart in town.

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  22. This phone got what it takes for I can work all round the clock. However mine doesn’t pick on when I use in my can when I wanted to my music… Any other options!

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  23. This fone hsd a huge multitasking problem, it doesn’t sometimes allow apps to run in background, this is an unacceptable bug. Driving me crazy

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  24. Samsung Galaxy A5 up for sale @45k interested buyer should contact my whatsapp number @08096974964 price negotiatable… dnt add me if u ar nt crious.

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  25. I REALY LIKE IT. BUT RAM(1GB) IS NOT ENOUGH ALSO I HAVE BROBLEM IN NETWORK CO. IT STUCK ONLY ON 3G
    I DIDINT SEE ….. H+

    WH?

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  26. Yes it can be rooted, I bought my own on the 8th of dis month in abule-egba beside just-rite then it was rooted by there engineer. So now I can use GLO subscription on it,Perfectly .

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  27. I succeeded in getting my own yesterday @#24,900 in anambra state. anyone who needs it in Anambra state can contact me. #25,000 retail price. 09035225044…is my contact. An awesomely elegant device.

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  28. perfect mid-range phone….only the RAM is a concern..the phone’s processor is 64 bit which makes it more powerful and faster than conventional 32 bits processor…probably might be the reason tecno gave it 1gb ram…the 64 bit processor process data faster nd more easier than 32 bits reducing the work load on the 1gb ram… so its performance is almost the same as 2gb(32-bit) mid-range smartphones.
    Am going for this phone soon!!

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  29. i took time today to a study on camon c8. is an amazing piece piece of upgrade from tecno. kuddles. The RAM remains the primary concern. Hey guys considering the 27,499 rate as posted by Jumia today 17/09 is ok. Go for it guys.

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  30. Comment…. Pls, if u know what phone u desire, go for it and stop castigating any phone here. I love camon c8. Simple and Sharp in all angle. 16 Rom or ram and 1 g doesn’t matter. Atleast, appreciate it first and u will not get what u want in all phone in this world remember. Gossipers, mind u!

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  31. TECNO C8
    5.1 lollipop- Excellent
    13 mega pixel- Excellent
    16G ROM – Very good
    1G RAM – good
    Graphics – Excellent
    HOT NOTE PRO
    4.4 kit kat (upgradeable)- Excellent
    8 mega pixel (if true)- poor
    32G ROM – Excellent
    2G RAM – Excellent
    Graphics – Very good

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  32. where can i get one in kenya??????????????? are all phones duo or any possibility of getting C8 with a single sim card slot????????????

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  33. Pls is tecno c8 flash active at night becos d only problem I HV WT tecno phone is dat d flash is not active at night hope dis one will nt be lyk others

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  34. thanks for d whole posts, buy am really kinda confused here ; find it very difficult in choosing between Infinix hot note pro and dis Tecno camon c8. pls can anyone assist me in choice making ? And again d rooting n cheaper data plans or bundles or maybe settings for affordable subscription s. Thx once more…. Appreciated!

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  35. Common c8. is a good Phone from Techno.but I want Techno to increase IGB ram to 2GB, so that it will faster for Browsing.

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  36. Goodmorning, pls i bought d tecno c8 last week, i try to use d glo biz package i.e 1k subscription an it keep sayin error in connection. Pls i need ur advice on d data package suitable for d c8. Thanks

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  37. Hello, how could you steal the whole post from geek.ng. Someone mentioned that your site is a C&P (copy and paste) site.
    But i wanted to see it for my self.
    You took his photos without even giving credits to him for the pics.
    Shame on you, bro.
    Mtcheeew.

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    • lolz… well thanks for noticing that yourself, i gave him a call and he gave me the go ahead. And for the image credit, if you are not blind you will see it at the middle of this article.
      THANKS FOR COMING BY…
      LOVE SEEING YOU AROUND ! 🙂

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  38. Nice discription….luvin it already…cant just wait any longer…..what about d screen…is it gorilla screen protected like hotnote

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  39. This is nice but I don’t think I can use 1gig ram in a tecno fone cos that will be boring
    Kindly produced 32 GB Rome and 2 GB ram and I will get 1

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  40. am not a tecno fans guys buh am considering †̥O̅ go “Fø̲̣̣я̅ dis tecno c8 but 1GB Rom is giving me consign,pls friends did anyone av confirmed to dis already pls is he dependable

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  41. u guys are complaining about 1gb Ram are u telling me you won’t use SD card on the phone? or what is the complain all about, go to Techno company in China to complain and stop nagging here mtsheeeww

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  42. Well, as far as I’m concerned, the battery has been impressive
    Under normal usage, u could use a 100% for 38hrs,
    But people ℓ̊ike mƺ use d ba3 for 14hrs. 3G downloading and doing all other stuffs

    Yesterday, i started with 80% in 6PM downloaded 3.2GB stuff, watching a movie + all other background applications and i was left with 63% in 10:15 pm

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  43. IT LOOKS 9CE BUT 1G RAM IS DISINCENTIVE….I REALLY APPRECIATE TECNO FOR MAKING HER PRODUCT AFFORDABLE…..PLS IMPROVE ON RAM.

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    • Yeah! Have you seen or heard about the rumored Phantom to be released? – The Next Phantom. It looks like it’s with very improved RAM. I’m beginning to appreciate Tecno

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  44. Nice phone n good upgraded features but at some point it will become a mess with storage memory low because of the 1Gig RAM.
    Tecno should increase their RAM size to at least 2-4 Gig RAM.

    I don’t think I’ll go for it cos of the Ram experience have gotten before.

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    • but the storage memory is 16GB, you can have as many apps as possible, the RAM doesn’t affect it. Plus, recently heard Tecno is about to release another Phantom with about 3GB RAM. Looks like they listened to the Nigerian people.

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  45. Its quite okay but the 1gb ram is too poor for the big phone. But we cannot do anything all you get to do is to buy it if you want

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  46. Pls I need an alert when this phone is out…. thank God I didnt buy the phone I wanted before because I’ve had a change of mind…. am waiting!

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    • It really hasn’t been a bother since I’ve been using it. Honestly. I’m surprised a 1GB Ram has been pulling all the stunt needed for, atleast, a 1.5GB

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  47. Please I won’t to know when it will be out in lagos state I need it ,I won’t to be the first person to bay it in my Ariel,please in box me.thanks Emeka

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    • Please I wanna get this for my Mom, is the phone out yet? pls just email me your account number, I’m not in Nigeria so I’d like you to buy and deliver it to my Mom when its out newly in the market. what attracts me most is the camera and battery capacity.

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  48. Camon C8 is so spectacular with its features but 1gb RAM is gonna be boring I suggest ….we need as well the price in Nigeria

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  49. I hope this comes out beautiful. I just hope. If the testimonies of people impress me well enough, I would give this a try. The camera features are truly enticing sha.

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  50. The metallic body build of this phablet is grand. The Camera is grander. Taking a Panorama with these awesome camera specs would be pure ecstasy.

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