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Tecno Spark 5 Price, Review and Specs.

Tecno Spark 5

Tecno Mobility has release its newest member of its budget-smartphones series ‘SPARK’ into the market. The Tecno Spark 5 is an upgrade to the Spark 4 device with improved design, powerful hardware configuration, a wider and brighter visual experience, with enhanced storage and battery capacity to offer the best performance at a affordable price.

Tecno Spark 5 Key Features

  • 6.6-inch IPS LCD, 720 x 1600 pixels (266 PPI)
  • Android 10; HIOS 6.1
  • 2GB RAM
  • Octa-core MediaTek Helio A22 (12 nm) CPU
  • PowerVR GE8320 GPU
  • 32GB Built-in Storage, expandable Via MicroSD card
  • 13MP + 2MP + 2MP + QVGA Quad Rear Camera
  • 8MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint Sensor (Rear)
  • 5000mAh Non-Removable Li-ion Battery

Tecno Spark 5 Review

The Nigerian Transsions Holding company unveiled this fifth spark series “Tecno Spark 5” devices alongside its Pro version, the Spark 5 Pro, and the smaller version Tecno Spark 5 Air into Nigeria market o conquer the entry level market.


The Tecno Spark 5 sports a similar design to the company’s flagship Camon 15 design. It is beautifully structured with sleek, shining, glossy and most of all slim finishing, made of an aluminum frame and back with glass front. Hence we have a premium-looking device. This device is a smooth and Curvy on the edges and measures a dimension of 164.7 x 76.3 x 8.8 mm with 3D body radian provide comfortable hand hold.

On the rear, this smartphone features a quad-camera setup with quad-LED flash. Right beside the camera setup lies also the fingerprint sensor alongside Tecno branding, perfectly inscribed.

In addition, Tecno Spark 5 front is a sight to behold. Its almost bezel-less screen gives no room for the front camera to reside, hence the use of the typical dot-notch design seen on the last year model. At the left hand side sits the punch hole which perfectly accommodate the front camera shutter.


The Tecno Spark 5 comes equipped with a bezel-less a 6.6-inch IPS LCD display to offer a truly immersive, wider and brighter visual experience. This  IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen display sports a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels, resulting in 266 PPI per density.

Tecno Spark 5 also comes with a 20:9 aspect ratio and 90.2% perfect screen ratio which contribute to a more wonderful and much broader full view experience. This device produces display color up to 16 million which gives the device a colorful, clearer, more immersive viewing experience from watching videos to playing games. 

Above all, in terms of brightness, this device comes with up to 480 nits which means you can use your phone even in bright sunlight. 


Tecno spark 4 is equipped with a quad rear camera shooter. The 13MP main camera which is built on a brand-new algorithm AI Camera 3.0 comes with F/1.8 big aperture which enables highly clear and more natural photos whether it is daytime or night. It is backed by 2MP macro lens, 2MP depth lens for AI bokeh effect which has been fully upgraded, to give portraits better focus in the whole picture along with processing details carefully and a QVGA camera.

This setup is capable of shooting 720p and 1080p videos at 1080p. You also have a quad-LED flash, HDR and Panorama mode for photos.

For the front camera, in the hole sits a 8MP Al selfie camera which the company says its always ready to capture your glamorous moments. The camera also comes with a dual front flash and Portrait HDR which makes capturing of brighter and charming selfie in a low light scenario easier. The front camera has a fully developed facial algorithm to help in saving your time for retouches, offering a smoother and funnier selfie experience.

This camera also serves as a face unlock sensor to improve the phone privacy and security.  It comes with the newly added “Closed-Eyes Detection”on 2.0 version, hence, your phone cannot be unlocked when you are sleeping or closing your eyes.


On the inside, Tecno Spark 5 is powered by Quad-Core MediaTek Helio A22 processor built on a 12 nm architecture sporting a 32-bit 2.0GHz Octa-core powerful CPU. The chipset is paired with a PowerVR GE8320 GPU chip and offer a 2GB RAM options with 32GB internal storage options which can be expanded up to 128GB via microsd card.

In terms of software, the Spark 4 runs on Google Android 10.0 which is the latest OS version with users convenience in mind. The OS is backed up by TECNO’s latest HiOS 6.1 user interface. The interface features the AI Video Chat Beauty Mode which would make you shine in the video chat, adding more fun when chatting with friends.

It also comes with deeply customized optimization of Game Mode which assures better gaming experience. Free space, game boost, network acceleration, notification optimization and more new functions contribute to a much faster and more immersive user experience.


To support the power system performance, Tecno Spark 5 has a powerful 5,000 mAh non-removable Li-Ion battery, hence, it can get through the day without needing a charge. According to the company the battery can last 344 hours of standby time, 14 hours of calling, 8 hours of camera, 16 hours of music and 14 hours of video playback and web browsing.

It comes with dual-SIM (GSM and GSM) that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM cards. Connectivity options on the Tecno Spark 5 include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, USB OTG, 3G, and 4G.

Tecno Spark 5 Full Specifications


ModelSpark 5
Release dateMay 2020
Form factorTouchscreen
Dimension164.7 x 76.3 x 8.8 mm
Battery capacity (mAh)5000mAh Non Removable
ColoursMisty Grey, Vacation Blue, Iced Jadeite, Spark Orange


Screen size (inches)6.6
Resolution720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio


Processor makeMediaTek Helio A22 (12nm)
Internal storage32GB
Expandable storageYes
Expandable storage typemicroSD
Expandable storage up to (GB)128
Dedicated microSD slotYes


Rear camera13-megapixel (f/1.8) + 2-megapixel (macro) + 2-megapixel (depth) + QVGA
Rear flashQuad LED
Front camera8-megapixel (Dual- LED)


Operating systemAndroid 10
SkinHiOS 6.1


Wi-Fi standards supported802.11 b/g/n
Number of SIMs2
SIM TypeNano-SIM
4G/ LTEYes


Face unlockYes
Fingerprint sensorYes

Tecno Spark 5 Price in Nigeria

Tecno Spark 5 Price In Nigeria is expected to start from ₦53,000 depending on the variant or market.

Where to Buy Tecno Spark 5 In Nigeria

Looking for where to buy Tecno Spark 5 in Nigeria? It is very simple and stress-free, to avoid buying the refurbished product, the best option and the smartest move is to order from an online shopping store. The best online shopping website to buy your Tecno Spark 5 is Kara.com.ng. where you can order your preferred series at the best selling price in Nigeria and also enjoy fast delivery to any location in Nigeria.]



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