The Affordable Tecno L9 Smartphone: Full Specs Review & Price

The new Tecno L9 is one of those budget Android smartphones designed to offer a fantastic battery life. It is a stripped down version of the recently launched Tecno L9 Plus and a more powerful successor to the Tecno L8. The new beast features an impressive design with an even more slimmer body than its predecessor, a smart fingerprint, also a huge battery capacity that can last up to 72 hours on full charge. This new addition to the Tecno L series range of smartphones still retains same display size as the L8; comes with a large HD IPS display, decent cameras, amongst other entry-to-midrange features.

MUST READ:  Tecno L9 and Tecno L9 Plus: Features, Reviews & Price

Tecno L9

This affordable phone has got everything you would expect in a smartphone – a large screen, excellent cameras, latest Android™ OS and a notable bigger battery similar to what Infinix offers on its Note series.

Tecno L9 specs

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  • Tecno L9 Full Specs Review & Price In Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana
  • Where To Buy Tecno’s new L9 smartphone Online At Cheap Price
  • L9 Smartphone Price On Jumia, Konga & Slot Website

Let us quickly take a look at some of the Tecno L9  phone specs and features. Now let’s get to it.

Product History: Tecno introduced its Tecno L3 as the first “L series” smartphone in 2013 to cater for those that care a lot about battery life. Each device in this series is known for its long-lasting battery; usually above 24hours.

BATTERY CAPACITY:

The Tecno L9 comes with an impressive 4000mAh. This is the largest battery capacity you can find on a budget Android smartphone on the smartphone market. The battery is excellent and is able to last 3 good days on full charge. That is same battery capacity that the old Infinix Hot Note has. A 72-hour battery life is arguably a great selling point of this device.

The company boasts that the battery power the device for 2 days on heavy usage.

In addition to the large battery capacity, the Tecno L9 supports QuickCharge (2A) with a ‘Boost’ charging feature that gives 40% in roughly 30 minutes from 0%. Five minutes of charging is also enough to take 1000 photos, a win, especially if you are into smartphone photography.

DESIGN & DISPLAY

The Tecno L9 parades same plastic body as its predecessor. Nonetheless, the smartphone has a metal appearance that gives it that premium look. It measures a dimension of 151 x 76.2 x 8.2 millimetres which are quite thinner than the previous L8.

The device sports an excellent designed that is distinctly different from other Tecno L series smartphones. Overall, I really like the design.


As mentioned earlier, the Tecno L9 has a same 5.5-inch IPS LCD touchscreen display with a body ratio that offers 1280 x 720 pixels resolution as expected and a 294PPI display density for more immersive wide-angle viewing. Its screen is not protected by any Glass, so you just have to be careful with the way you will handle the phone, or better still, you can get a protective glass along with it.

CAMERA

Regarding cameras, the Tecno L9 still packs an 8-megapixel rear-facing shooter and an improved selfie snapper now having 5-megapixel. The main camera features LED flash, autofocus and HDR to improve shot quality.

SOFTWARE & HARDWARE

Tecno L9 runs latest Android 7.1 (Nougat) on a MediaTek Quad-core Processor clocked at 1.3 GHz coupled with an embarrassing 1GB of RAM (definitely the weakest point of the smartphone). Considering a 2GB RAM on this device would have been more excellent, but this is a budget device after all.

The onboard storage capacity of 16 GB should suffice for handling thousands of photos, songs, videos and apps. The storage can also be expanded up to 32 GB via microSD card slot provided.

Fingerprint Security: A fingerprint scanner is provided on the rear of the device just under the rear camera for easy touch with the index finger. This works as extra privacy.

CONNECTIVITY

On the connectivity front, the Tecno L9 supports dual-SIM feature and comes the standard set of connectivity options including Wi-Fi 802.11ac, 3G, Bluetooth v4.2, NFC, 3.5mm headphone jack, and a USB Type-C port. The L9 does not support 4G LTE Network.

Tecno L9 Full Technical Specifications

General

Device Type Smartphone
Model Tecno L9
Announced March, February
Released Released 2017, March
Status Available

Network

2G Network GSM 850/900/1800/1900
3G Network HSDPA 2100
4G Network n/a (Not Available)
SIM Type Micro SIM
SIM Count Dual SIM

Data

2G GPRS Up to 32 to 48 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3G Up to 42.2 Mbps (HSDPA), 5.76 Mbps;(HSUPA)
4G n/a
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps
Web Browser Yes, HTML5

Design

Type Phablet
Dimensions 151 x 76.2 x 8.2mm
Weight 170g
Protection n/a
Colours Blue, Gold, Grey

Display

Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 5.5 inches
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density ~294 ppi pixel density
Touch Screen Yes
Protection n/a
Features n/a
Secondary Display n/a

Camera

8 MP
Yes
1080p@30fps
Autofocus, HDR
Yes, LED flash
5 MP

Software

Android OS, v7.1 (Nougat)
HiOS
Yes
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes

Hardware

MediaTek
CPU 1.3GHz Quad-Core
GPU
1 GB RAM
Internal Storage 16 GB
Expandable up to 32 GB (microSD)
Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, light, proximity
Controls TouchPad, Lock Button, and Volume Key

Connectivity

Yes, Bluetooth v4.2 with A2DP
Infrared n/a
Wi-Fi Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Yes, microUSB 2.0, USB On the Go
GPS Yes, GPS with A-GPS
NFC n/a
HDMI n/a
n/a

Battery

Battery Type Li-Ion Battery
Capacity 4000 mAh Battery
Placement Non-Removable
Standby
Talk Time
Music Play 72 hours

Messaging

SMS Yes (threaded view)
MMS Yes
Email Yes, IMAP4, POP3, SMTP
IM Yes & BBM

Media

Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
n/a
Yes, FM radio
Vibration, Ringtones
MP3, WAV
Yes
Yes, 3.5mm Jack

Other Features

– Fast battery charging
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
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PRICE & AVAILABILITY

Tecno L9 price in Nigeria ranges from N45,000 – N50,000 depending on where you are buying the device from. The TECNO L9 has a suggested retail price of Ksh. 11,999 in Kenya. You can, however, rely on Jumia, Konga, Yudala and Slot Nigeria for best price offers on Tecno L9 and other Tecno Phones.

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