Tecno Spark 5 Review, Specs & Price

Tecno Spark 5 is the latest addition to Tecno’s Spark series. It succeeds – and as such is an upgrade to – Tecno Spark 4, Spark 4 Pro and Spark 4 Air which were all released last year. This Tecno Spark 5 is expected to be released later this month while the other variants are expected in the coming weeks.

Quick Specs

Network: GSM / HSPA / LTE
Display: 6.6″ 720 x 1600 pixels IPS LCD
Chipset: Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 (12 nm)
Processor: Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
Main Camera: 13MP (f/1.8, PDAF), 2 MP (macro), 2 MP (depth), QVGA (low-light)
Selfie Camera: 8MP
Memory: 2GB RAM + 32GB ROM
Battery: 5000mAh in-buit battery

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Like most recent smartphones, the Tecno Spark 5 is a large device measuring 6.6″ across the surface. It blindly takes on the Camon 15 Lite and Camon 15 Air design. The camera array of 4 lenses are seated on the left hand side with the fingerprint scanner on a parallel line to the last one of them. Right under the LED flash, you’ll find the words *SPARK AI Camera

There are no other significant elements found on the phone’s rear. However, the word TECNO is noticeably printed on the lower part and just above it is the statement “INNOVATION DESIGNED BY TECNO“.

For the facial, Tecno Spark 5 features a 6.6″ infinity display with a punch hole selfie camera space to the upper left and a thin lower bezel. The soft flash and speaker is located at the edge above the display. It could be gotten in 5 different colours which are Ice Jadeite, Spark Orange, Vacation Blue and Misty Grey. Choose your fav.

The Tecno Spark 5 is loaded with Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 (12 nm) chipset. Accompanying it is an Octa-Core 2.0GHz Cortex-A53 CPU. On it, it runs Android 10.1 spiced with HiOS 6.0 user interface from Tecno. Also for the graphics, we have PowerVR GE8320 with up to 600MHz processing speed.

The main camera setup includes a 13 MP (f/1.8) wide lens, a 2 MP (macro), a 2 MP depth sensor and a QVGA low-light sensor. They are supported by 4 LED flash lights in case of bad lighting. The selfie camera however is made of a single 8MP wide lens and is supported by a soft flash.

You get 32 gigabyte of internal memory and 2 gigabyte of RAM. The internal memory I expandable through a dedicated slot found on the sim plate located on the left hand side of the smartphone.

The Tecno Spark 5 is powered by a 5,000 mAh Li-Po battery and really, that’s all there is to see. Right below, see the full specs of the Tecno Spark 5.

Tecno Spark 5 Full Specs.

Network

TechnologyGSM / HSPA / LTE
SpeedHSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps

Launch

Announced2020, May 4
StatusComing soon. Exp. release 2020, May

Body

Dimensions164.7 x 76.3 x 8.8 mm
Weight
BuildGlass front, plastic back, plastic frame
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Display

TypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.6 inches, 105.2 cm2 (~83.7% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~266 ppi density)

Platform

OSAndroid 10.0; HIOS 6.0
ChipsetMediatek MT6761 Helio A22 (12 nm)
CPUOcta-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUPowerVR GE8320

Memory

Card SlotmicroSDXC (dedicated slot)
Internal32GB 2GB RAM
 eMMC 5.1

Main Camera

Quad13MP, PDAF
2MP
2MP
QVGA
FeaturesQuad-LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video1080p@30fps

Selfie Camera

Single8MP
FeaturesHDR
Video1080p@30fps

Comms

WLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
RadioFM radio
USBmicroUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go

Sound

LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm jackYes

Features

SensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity

Battery

 BatteryNon-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery

Misc

ColoursIce Jadeite, Spark Orange, Vacation Blue, Misty Grey
Models
Price#35,000 – #40,000

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