Comparison: Tecno Camon C9 Vs Tecno Boom J8

Tecno camon C9 Vs Tecno Boom J8
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Tecno Mobile has released so many phones into the market over the past few months. The Tecno L5, Tecno W4, Tecno W3, Tecno L8, Tecno L8 plus, Tecno Boom J8 and the Tecno C9 are some of the smartphone released by the company in quick succession since the beginning of the year.  Looking at the trends, there is no doubt that Tecno mobile will put even more phones into the Kenyan market before the end of the year.   The Tecno Boom J8 and the Tecno Camon C9 are no doubt the best smartphones from the Chinese phone maker so far. There are many similarities between these two phones.  If you are torn between the Tecno J8 and the Tecno C9, this piece will help you choose the one that fits your needs and lifestyle.

Tecno camon C9 Vs Tecno Boom J8

  • Tecno Boom J8:  This smartphone is an upgrade to the Boom J7. The J8 features a 5.5-inch screen, 16GB internal memory, 2GB of RAM and it runs on Android v5.1 Lollipop.
  • Tecno Camon C9:  This an upgrade to the popular Tecno Camon C8.  It features a 5.5-inch screen, 16GB internal storage space, 2GB of RAM and it runs on Android v6.1 Lollipop.

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Tecno Boom J8 Vs Tecno Camon C9: The Similarities

  • They both have 5.5-inch screens
  • The both have 3000mAh non-removable Li-ion batteries
  • The internal storage space in both phones is 16GB
  • The RAM in both smartphones is 2GB
  • Dual camera system in both phones
  • The back camera in both phones is 13MP
  • They both have micro SD card slots
  • The notification light is the bottom in both phones
  • They both have the Tecno HiOS UI

Tecno Camon C9 Vs Tecno Boom J8: The Differences

  • The front camera in the C9 is 13MP. The selfie camera on the J8 is 5MP.
  • The boom J8 has a 720p screen while the Camon C9 has a 1080p display.
  • The C9 has a 1.3GHz octacore processor while the J8 has a 1.3GHz quadcore processor.
  • The Tecno boom J8 runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop while the Tecno Camon C9 runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

There are few things that are worth noting:

  • Although both phones have 3000mAh batteries, our tests revealed that the J8 has a better battery life.
  • The back camera on both phones are 13MP. However, the back camera on the C9 is much better that the camera on the Boom J8.
  • The phones are very similar in terms of looks. However, the boom J8 is slightly slimmer than the Camon C9.

Tecno Camon C9 Vs Tecno Boom J8: Side by Side Specs Comparison

Tecno Boom J8
5.5 inch screen
Android 5.1 Lollipop
1.3GHz Quadcore processor
16GB internal memory
13MP primary camera
5MP secondary camera
3000mAh battery
Tecno Camon C9
5.5 inch screen
Android 6.0 Marshmallow
1.3GHz Octacore processor
16GB internal memory
13MP primary camera
13MP secondary camera
3000mAh battery

Tecno Boom J8 Price in Kenya

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Tecno Camon C9 price in Kenya

*Note* -The Tecno C9 is no longer in the market. Please check out The Tecno L9 Plus our latest Tecno Smartphones Price List.

Safaricom Tecno Camon C9s(Single SIM)
KSh. 18,999
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Phone Store Kenya Tecno Camon C9
KSh. 19,000 Order Now!Tecno Camon C9 Plus
KSh. 19,300 Order Now!
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Tecno C9 Vs Tecno J8: Which one should I Choose?

Well, both phones are great.  The C9 is slightly more expensive than the J8.  The Camon C9 is a very good camera phone.  The Tecno Boom J8 on the other hand is a very good music phone.

Are you ready to choose? Which one do you prefer?


  1. BOOM J8 is slimmer and has longer battery life than C9- 7hrs:4-5hrs. Point is if you are a heavy Browser,Gamer,Music & Design enthusiast choose BOOM J8. For the Photo/snaps ‘addicts’ (girls) and Video Streaming full HD fans go for CAMON C9. Rest my case.


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