Tecno Mobile premiered their Marshmallow out of box on this device, the Tecno W4. Running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow makes Tecno W4 an outstanding and absolutely smart device costing just under 10k. Tecno W4 is on sale with a big offer going only for Ksh. 8799 ($88). In as much as this is a smaller device with just a 5.0 inch device,  it’s specs make it one of a kind in the 5″ category.

Another additional feature that makes it even beat the Infinix Hot 3 that retailed at 7k on KiliMall is that it stands 4G/LTE connectivity. It’s support for 4G network makes the device one of a kind and priced under 10k, it will make a good catch.

Tecno W4 sports quite impressive display though 5.0 inch but has a 720P resolution with a 294 ppi pixel density. This makes every pixel count. Supporting up-to 16M color gives it a vivid and clear feel and colors are just at their own specs.  The display too features In Plane Switching (IPS)  technology for quick response and improves screen sensitivity.


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Tecno W4 runs on one Android 6.0 Marshmallow that was released into the Tecno C8 via OTA update. The Tecno W4 os Marshmallow out-of-the-box. It is also equipped with a 64-bit quad core Cortex-A53 CPU with a MediaTek chipset, the MT6735 and clocking at 1.3GHz. On top of that the device has a 1GB RAM that boosts efficiency and easy app management and changeover.

The graphics on the Tecno W4 are enhanced by the Mali-T720 GPU that handles are graphics queries and ensures you get real pictures with HD feel and also proper gaming graphics.

Tecno W4 with the 8.0 MP primary camera stands out to be counted among the likes of Infinix Hot 3. The camera is smooth and light with HDR, Autofocus and LED flashlight.
The selfie or front camera is a 2.0 megapixels camera perfect for captivating selfie capturing and video calling.

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Storage on Tecno W4, is a 16GB ROM,  for storage of files such as Music, Videos, Docs etc. Additionally, this can be upped by the help of a MicroSD card since it has a slot for that. On the right hand, the W4, features a 1GB RAM for swift multitasking and efficient app changeover and performance.

The battery for this one Tecno phone is a bit lower than the Infinix Hot 3’s 3000mAh battery. It stocks a lithium ion polymer battery at its rear. The battery has a capacity of 2500mAh.

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Below are technical specifications of the Tecno W4

Basic Information

  • Brand: Tecno Mobile
  • Model: Tecno W4
  • SIM: Dual
  • Type: MicroSIM
  • Announced: Yes


  • Size: 5.0 inches
  • Screen Type: IPS capacitive touchscreen
  • Color: 16M
  • Resolution: 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Pixel Density: 294 pixels per inch (PPI)
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  • OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Processors: 1.3GHz quad-core Cortex-A53 CPU
  • MediaTek MT6735 chipset
  • GPU: Mali-T720


  • Primary: 8MP, up to 3264 x 2448-pixel pictures
  • Autofocus: Yes
  • Features: HDR,  Geo-tagging, panorama camera
  • LED flash: Yes
  • Video: 1080p@30fps
  • Secondary: 2MP


  • ROM: 16GB
  • RAM:1GB
  • SD card: Yes


  • Alert Type: Vibration, MP3 ringtones
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm jack: Yes


  • 2G GPRS – up to 85.6 kbps
  • EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
  • 3G Up to 42 mbs downlink; Up to 5.76 mbs uplink
  • 4G Up to 150 mbs downlink; Up to 50 mbs uplink
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WIFI hotspot, Wi-Fi direct
  • Bluetooth: v4.1
  • GPS: Yes A-GPS
  • USB: MicroUSB v2.0


  • Type: Lithium Ion
  • Capacity: 2500mAh Li-Ion battery

You need a good 4G handset running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow, then Tecno W4 is the phone to grab during Jumia Mobile Week. Visit Jumia to buy at Ksh. 8799/- ($88).


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