Tecno Spark 5 has been unveiled. The phone official boasts a 6.6-inch screen with 90.2% screen-to-body ratio, a quad camera on the back with a quad LED flash, an octa-core processor with Android 10 and a 5,000mAh battery.
The Spark 5 is built around a 6.6-inch display with 720 x 1,600px resolution. The front has a punch hole that houses an 8MP selfie camera. Impressively, the front camera is joined by a dual LED flash – single LEDs on the front are quite rare, two of them even more so. We’re not sure that the 90.2% StB ratio is correct, but unless you care about number bragging, it’s not much of an issue.
The rear camera features a 13MP sensor in the main module with an f/1.8 aperture. This one is supported by a quad LED flash, also fairly rare. Next to those are a 2MP macro camera, a 2MP depth sensor and a fourth camera is an AI lens.
The Tecno Spark 5 is powered by a Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 with only 2GB of RAM and 32GB storage. There’s a fingerprint reader on the back, next to the camera, but the front cam can be used for face unlock as well. It runs Android 10 with the HiOS 6.1 modification.
The phone has a 5,000mAh battery, though charging speed has not been specified so we assume it’s the standard 10W. On the connectivity side, there’s 4G with VoLTE support and a 3.5mm headphone jack.
Tecno Spark 5 Specifications
- 2G bands: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
- 3G bands: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 MHz
- 4G bands: LTE 1(2100) / 3(1800) / 5(850) / 8(900) / 38(2600) / 40(2300) / 41(2500)
- Speed: HSPA, LTE-A
- Announced: 2020, May
- Status: Release. 2020, May
- Dimensions: 164.75 x 76.3 x 8.75 mm
- Weight: g
- Physical Build: Plastic
- Colours: Ice Jadeite, Spark Orange, Vacation Blue, Misty Grey
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM, Dual SIM
- Type: IPS LCD screen
- Size: 6.6 inches
- Resolution: 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio
- Android 10 + HiOS
- Processor Type: Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
- Processor Name: Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22
- Graphics Processor: PowerVR GE8320
- RAM: 2 GB
- Internal Storage: 32 GB
- External Storage: microSD, up to 128 GB (dedicated slot)
- Main Camera Quad
- 13 MP main sensor f/1.8 aperture
- 2 MP depth sensor
- 2 MP macro sensor
- AI Lens
- Features: HDR, Quad LED flash
- Video: [email protected]
- Selfie Camera: Single- 8 MP
- Features: Face Recognition
- Video: [email protected]
- Radio: FM Radio
- Audio 3.5 mm jack: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Mono speakers
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
- Bluetooth: v4.2, A2DP
- GPS: Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
- USB: microUSB v2.0
- Sensors: Accelerometer, Proximity, Fingerprint (Rear-mounted)
- Face Unlock: Yes.
- Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Ion 5000 mAh
- Battery Charging: 10W standard charging
Tecno Spark 5 Price and Availability
The phone is very affordable and available for pre-order in Ghana puts the price at GHS 720, which is about $125/€115
It will be available in Nigeria, Kenya and other African countries as well Asia.
Tecno phones are bestsellers across Africa and Asia Pacific. Countries where they are officially available include: Benin, Cameroon, Egypt, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria, Senegal, Tanzania, Togo, Uganda, Zambia, Rwanda, Algeria, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Pakistan, Philippines, Thailand, India, The United Arab Emirates, as well as Colombia in South America.