Tecno Spark 5 has been launched in Ghana as promised. It is currently only available in Ghana but will circulate to other countries soon. The smartphone is succeeding the older Spark 4 from last year. It comes with some upgrades in the display, camera and battery. The design of the smartphone is also identical to the Camon 15 and Hot 9.
There is also Spark 5 Air which comes with a dual rear cameras of 13MP main camera and an AI camera. The screen of the 5 Air produces a resolution 720 x 1640 pixels and it measures 7inch in size. Aside from this, every other specs of the Spark 5 and 5 Air is same.
Spark 5 comes with a 6.6inches IPS LCD display with a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels. Recall that the Spark 4 has a 6.52inch display with same 720 x 1600 resolution. So Tecno gave the Spark 5 more screen size of 6.6inches. The Spark 4 of last year comes with a waterdrop drop notch cut-out overhead while this new Spark 5 uses the industry leading punch hole display.
Under the hood, it is powered by the same chipset in the older Spark 4 which is a MediaTek Helio A22. The chipset only has a quad core CPU clocking at 2.0GHz. It runs on Android 10 operating system with the latest HIOS 6.1 user interface. The Spark 5 is available is only one storage configuration which is 2GB RAM and 32GB ROM. SD card slot is available to extend the storage up to 128GB.
At the rear, Tecno mobile equipped the device with a four cameras which includes a 13MP Main camera, 2MP macro camera, 2MP depth sensor and an AI low light lens. For selfie lovers, you are getting an 8MP camera. The most interesting part is the battery, this device arrived with a 5,000mAh battery capacity which Tecno said it can go for a standby time of 344 hours and 16 hours of music playback.
As for pricing, the Tecno Spark 5 price in Nigeria will be around 48,000 Naira ($134) when converted to the price it was launched at in Ghana, that is 719 Cedis. It is available in Ice Jadeite, Spark Orange, Vacation Blue and Misty Grey colours. Other features includes Social Tubo which allows you to make your own Emoji, save present WhatsApp status, and automatically open flash while you have incoming WhatsApp call.