TECNO releases own OS on newly launched Music Device, Boom J8

by | Apr 11, 2016

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In a bid to produce better devices in a heavily crowded market, TECNO launched a host of mobile products last year in the music, camera and premium all-purpose smartphone categories. The TECNO BOOM J7 music phone was TECNO’s flagship music phone, hosting the industry’s first highly optimized BOOM audio stereos technology for budget smartphones.

The TECNO BOOM J7 which runs on android 4.4 Kitkat enjoys optimization on audio, battery life and user interface. However; its successor the new TECNO BOOM J8 is truly an upgraded experience for music phone lovers and this is so, all thanks to the unique HiOS user interface,” Jesse Oguntimehin TECNO Digital Marketing lead who unveiled the HiOS at the launch event on the 31st of March, last month.

HiOS gives TECNO users more command options, for instance, the ‘Hi app manager’ feature allows users to ‘Freeze’ apps and regulate app data usage.

Other features the new HiOS offers include: One-touch Memory Free up button, a selection of offline and online wall papers, themes and font styles’’ The Digital Marketing lead added.

TECNO Marketing and PR lead, Attai Oguche speaking, on routine system updates for the HiOS, said that the new operating system will get routine system updates like other android OS, as HiOS is built on android 5.1 Lollipop OS backbone.

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Improved Camera and display

The TECNO Boom J8 sports a 5.5-inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display with 16M colour, 720 x 1280 pixels’ resolution, phantom-like in size and comes with a 13MP rear camera with clear pixel resolution featuring optical image stabilization, phase detection autofocus and a 5MP front snapper featuring geo-tagging, touch focus, HDR and panorama both with LED flash. This means that the smartphone has the capacity to offer a much clear display compared to its predecessors.

Improved Sound

The BOOM J8, delivers really good sound that is unmatched by the average smartphone. The Boom J8 comes with the new music master Boom Maxx. The Boom Maxx is a very professional music maker, which helps the music enthusiasts produce proper music.

Many music stars use MAXX to make their own songs! It offers simulating different scenes, perfect bass, disposing voice. Anyone can also redact the genre either rock, blues or classical, just choose what you like and enjoy what you have created.

The BOOM J8 music player was re-engineered to enable users stream music in different genres and even download some of the songs to their library.

TECNO will release other mobile devices in coming quarters of 2016 on the new HiOS. They believe the OS’ unique interface, app icons and highly optimized audio, battery-life and camera features will totally stand TECNO products out of the clutter.

The latest TECNO BOOM J8 music smartphone comes with signature Hi-performance headsets and uniquely tailored sound equalizer options. The flagship device will be retailed at N41,000 across offline and online sales outlets nationwide.

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Tunde Lawal
Tunde Lawal
5 years ago

How efficient is the HiOS as compared to other user interfaces?

JonMoveek
JonMoveek
Reply to  Tunde Lawal
5 years ago

With what i have read, it is comparable to that of samsung

Bolaji Chang
Bolaji Chang
Reply to  JonMoveek
5 years ago

Its predominant on NL

LouisCole360
LouisCole360
Reply to  Bolaji Chang
5 years ago

NairaLand. Some nice threads are right there

Oyindebrah
Oyindebrah
Reply to  JonMoveek
5 years ago

I heard it opens apps faster than the Samsung s6

OlodoRabata
OlodoRabata
Reply to  JonMoveek
5 years ago

You mean TouchWiz?

360koncepts
360koncepts
Reply to  OlodoRabata
5 years ago

Yes comparable to touchwiz. Loads app faster than touchwiz

Chisome
Chisome
Reply to  JonMoveek
5 years ago

Which samsung exactly

Annemary360
Annemary360
Reply to  Chisome
5 years ago

Yh, Which exactly?

OlodoRabata
OlodoRabata
Reply to  Tunde Lawal
5 years ago

I personally feel the HiOS is one of the things that helps this phone in terms of performance because if you use another Launcher or load another ROM, the Antutu Benchmark reduces!

Chisome
Chisome
Reply to  OlodoRabata
5 years ago

Is that so. Does the Hi Manager really help speed up the phone?

Caroline techy
Caroline techy
Reply to  OlodoRabata
5 years ago

you just said my mind the HiOS is light hence the great performance

KEMI
KEMI
Reply to  OlodoRabata
5 years ago

Yeeeeaaahhh. I noticed that. before it was 31000. now it is 32260

Annemary360
Annemary360
Reply to  OlodoRabata
5 years ago

Pls Sir, What is Antutu bench mark??

strange iq
strange iq
Reply to  OlodoRabata
5 years ago

Even though you might know some things more than we do, that doesn`t mean you should use us to catch trips… What da hell is ” Antutu”?

Tunde Lawal
Tunde Lawal
5 years ago

Any reviews on the HiOS compared to other user interfaces, yet?

Bolaji Chang
Bolaji Chang
Reply to  Tunde Lawal
5 years ago

Yh.

Oyindebrah
Oyindebrah
Reply to  Bolaji Chang
5 years ago

What’s it Bolaji

Chisome
Chisome
Reply to  Tunde Lawal
5 years ago

I would like to see that review

Tunde
Tunde
Reply to  Tunde Lawal
5 years ago

I think I saw one on Tecno spot

KEMI
KEMI
Reply to  Tunde
5 years ago

Can you please share the ink to the one you saw? It is necessary.

Tunde
Tunde
Reply to  KEMI
5 years ago
KEMI
KEMI
Reply to  Tunde
5 years ago

Thanks for this. Your swift response is really appreciated.

Tunde
Tunde
Reply to  KEMI
5 years ago

Lol. You are welcome.

strange iq
strange iq
Reply to  Tunde
5 years ago

We`re still waiting for the link.. Kindly share asap.

Tunde
Tunde
Reply to  strange iq
5 years ago
JonMoveek
JonMoveek
5 years ago

This is a great improvement on the part of Tecno

Bolaji Chang
Bolaji Chang
Reply to  JonMoveek
5 years ago

You can always repeat that

Annemary360
Annemary360
Reply to  Bolaji Chang
5 years ago

Anytime, Anyday

OlodoRabata
OlodoRabata
Reply to  JonMoveek
5 years ago

Ohh Really?

How?

LouisCole360
LouisCole360
5 years ago

Im really feeling Tecno, this should be able to compete with topcats phone

Oyindebrah
Oyindebrah
Reply to  LouisCole360
5 years ago

A step forward for tecno

OlodoRabata
OlodoRabata
Reply to  Oyindebrah
5 years ago

You think so?

When you say a step forward, what do you mean?

Oyindebrah
Oyindebrah
Reply to  OlodoRabata
5 years ago

I mean they have grown and they are developing…

Pepple
Pepple
Reply to  Oyindebrah
5 years ago

Naaa Sis.This one is many miles forward in my opinion tho’

OlodoRabata
OlodoRabata
Reply to  LouisCole360
5 years ago

Haha

WHat kinda comments are you dropping here?

Are you high???

LouisCole360
LouisCole360
Reply to  OlodoRabata
5 years ago

SK SHit

strange iq
strange iq
Reply to  OlodoRabata
5 years ago

Oh mehn..!!! Na bee why are you taking it personal.

Pepple
Pepple
Reply to  LouisCole360
5 years ago

Please what’s a Topcat?

LouisCole360
LouisCole360
Reply to  Pepple
5 years ago

I mean phones like Samsung them

Pepple
Pepple
Reply to  LouisCole360
5 years ago

Do you mean the User Interface?

Pepple
Pepple
Reply to  LouisCole360
5 years ago

That reminds me. I saw an argument about how Tecno w4 is 2500mAh. Then I saw that that of Samsung J5 was 2400mAh. No one was taking about it. Makes me wonder though….

strange iq
strange iq
Reply to  Pepple
5 years ago

I guess we have some sacred cows in the phone world.

Pepple
Pepple
Reply to  strange iq
5 years ago

Isn’t that obvious in every sphere and walk of life?

dave
dave
Reply to  LouisCole360
5 years ago

YEah!….what’s topcat?

Annemary360
Annemary360
Reply to  LouisCole360
5 years ago

Yh, Tecno be coming for them! They should watch their back

strange iq
strange iq
Reply to  Annemary360
5 years ago

Tecno has already come

LouisCole360
LouisCole360
5 years ago

God Bless J8

OlodoRabata
OlodoRabata
Reply to  LouisCole360
5 years ago

Haba na

What kinda comment is this?

Chisome
Chisome
Reply to  OlodoRabata
5 years ago

Me dey wonder

LouisCole360
LouisCole360
Reply to  OlodoRabata
5 years ago

What is wrong with it?

Chisome
Chisome
Reply to  LouisCole360
5 years ago

Hmm. Is it that serious?

LouisCole360
LouisCole360
Reply to  Chisome
5 years ago

Yh Yh. Get the phone and get my feeling

Tunde
Tunde
Reply to  LouisCole360
5 years ago

Is that so? LOL

LouisCole360
LouisCole360
Reply to  Tunde
5 years ago

Yh man

Pius
Pius
Reply to  Chisome
5 years ago

As in ehn…..i’m quite surprised!

strange iq
strange iq
Reply to  Pius
5 years ago

hahahahahahaha…. probably just tryna express feelings.

Pius
Pius
Reply to  strange iq
5 years ago

LOL…..na so

Chisome
Chisome
Reply to  Pius
5 years ago

So am I

Annemary360
Annemary360
Reply to  LouisCole360
5 years ago

Yh Yh

Chisome
Chisome
5 years ago

It is not an OS. I believe it is a UI

Tunde
Tunde
Reply to  Chisome
5 years ago

Yes thats true

JonMoveek
JonMoveek
Reply to  Chisome
5 years ago

People really confuse both for each other a lot

Ginger man
Ginger man
Reply to  JonMoveek
5 years ago

What is the distinction bro? OS and UI?

Tunde Tijani Omoalajah
Tunde Tijani Omoalajah
Reply to  Ginger man
5 years ago

OS is an operating system, what the system runs on. The UI is a customised interface placed on the OS

Annemary360
Annemary360
Reply to  Tunde Tijani Omoalajah
5 years ago

You know right!

strange iq
strange iq
Reply to  Tunde Tijani Omoalajah
5 years ago

Thanks for spelling it out.. I hope the confusion reduces or probably stop.

Chisome
Chisome
Reply to  JonMoveek
5 years ago

I am telling you. Some one even said it is an OS that has its one UI. lol. na wa o

dave
dave
Reply to  Chisome
5 years ago

IT is an OS that has its own UI

Chisome
Chisome
Reply to  dave
5 years ago

It is an OS that has its own UI? That is not what i read

dave
dave
Reply to  Chisome
5 years ago

What did you read?

Chisome
Chisome
Reply to  dave
5 years ago

I read what I read.

dave
dave
Reply to  Chisome
5 years ago

LOl….smh

dave
dave
Reply to  Chisome
5 years ago

i’d like to know.

Chisome
Chisome
Reply to  dave
5 years ago

Nope.

Tunde
Tunde
5 years ago

I really like music phones.

Arena10
Arena10
Reply to  Tunde
5 years ago

This one also comes with a headset. well done Tecno

360koncepts
360koncepts
Reply to  Arena10
5 years ago

And it comes free. Awoof¡!!

Arena10
Arena10
Reply to  360koncepts
5 years ago

free or no free, I’m glad I got one.

strange iq
strange iq
Reply to  360koncepts
5 years ago

lol… You`ll really like awoof o… chai..!!!

Annemary360
Annemary360
Reply to  Tunde
5 years ago

Music Is Life

strange iq
strange iq
Reply to  Annemary360
5 years ago

Music is food for the soul.

Tunde
Tunde
Reply to  Annemary360
5 years ago

Water is life actually but I understand your enthusiasm

Ginger man
Ginger man
5 years ago

The OS is beautiful

OnyxYinka
OnyxYinka
Reply to  Ginger man
5 years ago

You can say that again

Annemary360
Annemary360
Reply to  Ginger man
5 years ago

Aww, it is damn beautiful

Annemary360
Annemary360
Reply to  Ginger man
5 years ago

Damn Right

strange iq
strange iq
Reply to  Ginger man
5 years ago

Yeah sure… its beautifully beautiful.

ty
ty
5 years ago

Now you can download it on your camon C8. So i’ve seen

Pius
Pius
Reply to  ty
5 years ago

Hope it won’t affect the phone is anyway sha…Like making it hang or som’n like that

dave
dave
Reply to  Pius
5 years ago

No it won’t!

Pius
Pius
Reply to  dave
5 years ago

Alright….thanks!

dave
dave
Reply to  Pius
5 years ago

Update yours asap and start enjoying the beauty of the HiOS

ty
ty
Reply to  Pius
5 years ago

I doubt

Pius
Pius
Reply to  ty
5 years ago

good to know that

ty
ty
Reply to  Pius
5 years ago

you really should try it tho…

Pius
Pius
Reply to  ty
5 years ago

alright

strange iq
strange iq
Reply to  Pius
5 years ago

No. I don`t think it will. Besides they must have tested it before launching it.

Pius
Pius
Reply to  strange iq
5 years ago

Probably true

Annemary360
Annemary360
Reply to  ty
5 years ago

It is beautiful on c8

ty
ty
Reply to  Annemary360
5 years ago

Yeah…just like the boom J8 interface

strange iq
strange iq
Reply to  Annemary360
5 years ago

Really?? Talking outta experience?

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