After releasing its Pouvoir 2 not long ago, TECNO Spark 2 was unveiled today by OEM giant, TECNO in partnership with Google. Spark 2 runs on Android 8.1 (Go edition), an OS which embodies Google’s plan to bring the internet to billions worldwide. If you are a Spark K7 user and you are having doubts if you should upgrade, we’ve made a comparison between the two devices.
The new device which is targeted at youths after the successful launch of its first series last year is the perfect budget device. Its specifications may not be out of this world but it is perfectly optimized for optimum performance as all major apps running on it are Go versions from Google. Nevertheless, the Spark 2 comes with specs such as 6” inch HD+ full display, Face ID Unlock and Fingerprint Quick Snap.
TECNO Spark 2 Key Specifications
- 6.0 HD+ Full Display
- Android 8.1 Oreo Go edition
- 1.3GHz Quad-core processor
- 16GB ROM
- 1GB RAM
- 3500mAh battery
- Face ID and Fingerprint
Design and Display
TECNO Spark 2 shares a similar design with most recent TECNO devices. It features a 6.0-inch full display with tiny bezels and a resolution of 1440 x 720. It has a plastic covering with the fingerprint scanner mounted at the size, it measures 159.4×76.2×7.8mm in dimension.
OS and Software
The device runs on Android 8.1 Go edition which is specially optimized to make devices with low RAM perform smoothly just as the high-end ones. It is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor, a 1GB RAM with a 16GB internal memory. A Pro version is expected to be released as well with the only difference being the 2GB RAM.
Camera and Connectivity
Just like the first Spark device released last year, the Spark 2 takes decent pictures for a budget smartphone. It has an 8MP front camera with dual flash and screen flash, its rear camera comes with 13MP and ring flash. Other camera features include Portrait Mode and Mix Flash 2.0
In terms of connectivity, there is no 4G LTE but it comes with key features such as Face ID unlock and Fingerprint scanner.
TECNO Spark 2 Battery
Just like its other specifications, the Spark 2 comes with a decent 3500mAh battery capacity.
TECNO Spark 2 Complete Specifications
|OS||Android 8.1 Oreo|
|Display||6.0 inch HD|
|Resolution||1440 x 720|
|Network||GSM / WCDMA|
|SIM||Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Processor||MediaTek MT6737M 32-bit quad core|
|Rear Camera||13MP with Ring flash|
|Front Camera||8MP with LED Flash light|
|Memory||16GB ROM Expandable via MICRO SD up to 32GB|
|Connectivity||GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.2, USB 2.0|
|Battery Capacity||3500mAh battery|
|Sensors||G-Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, E-Compass, Fingerprint Sensor|
|Colours||Champagne Gold, City Blue, Midnight Black|
TECNO Spark 2 Price and Availability
Spark 2 price in Nigeria is N36,200, buy here from Jumia. If your budget is smaller than this and you want a decent phone with an OK performance, we recommend you check out our list of the best phones under N25,000 to buy right now in Nigeria.
Spark 2 price in Kenya is Ksh. 11,299, buy from Jumia Kenya.