TECNO Spark 3 vs Huawei Y7 Prime (2019): Which has Better Features?

tecno spark 3 vs huawei y7 prime 2019

Recently the smartphone market witnessed the release of products. The devices include the Huawei Y7 Prime (2019) which was launched in January while another smartphone, the Tecno Spark 3 was released a few weeks ago.

With this post, we would like to compare the features between both devices.

TECNO Spark 3 vs Huawei Y7 Prime (2019) – Design & Display

Looking at the display, both smartphones share the features. First, they have notches at the top of their screens which houses their selfie camera. Next, both devices offer 720 × 1440 pixels on their screens. Finally, the screens on both devices measure at 6.26 inches each.

Concerning design, we also have some similarities. Both devices have fingerprint scanners and vertically placed cameras on their back panels. However, the Spark 3 and the Huawei Y7 Prime (2019) does not share the same dimensions. For instance, the Spark 3 is 76.2 inches thick while the Y7 stands at 76.9 inches.

You can get the Spark 3 in black, red, gold and purple while the Huawei Y7 Prime (2019) comes in Aurora Blue, Midnight Black, and Coral Red.

TECNO Spark 3 vs Huawei Y7 Prime (2019) – Hardware & Software

Surprisingly, the Spark 3 has variants which offer either a MediaTek MediaTek MT6580 SoC or a MediaTek MT6761 Helio A22 SoC. Besides, the Huawei Y7 Prime runs on a Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450 chipset which is much powerful processor.

The TECNO Spark 3 has a 1GB or 2GB RAM variant which includes 16GB internal storage. This space can be extended to 64GB while the Huawei Y7 Prime (2019) has a larger 3GB RAM with 32GB worth of internal storage. You can expand the memory to 512GB using a memory card.

The Spark 3 runs on Android 9 Pie for the 2GB version while the Android 8.1 Oreo Go Edition powers the 1GB version. Both operating systems are wrapped with TECNO’s HIOS skins. However, the Huawei Y7 Prime (2019) has a single variant supported by Android 8.1 Oreo bound with EMUI 8.2.

TECNO Spark 3 vs Huawei Y7 Prime (2019) – Camera

Here both devices also share similar features. For instance, the Spark 3 and the Huawei Y7 Prime Pro have dual camera setups on their back panels. This setup consists of a 13MP primary sensor with a 2MP camera on both smartphones.

However, the similarities end there as the Huawei Y7 Prime (2019) has a 16MP selfie camera while the Tecno Spark 3 has a smaller 8MP sensor.

TECNO Spark 3 vs Huawei Y7 Prime (2019): Battery & Connectivity

A massive fast charging 4000mAh battery powers the Huawei Y7 Prime (2019) while the Spark 3 uses a regular 3500mAh battery.

Both phones feature Bluetooth 4.2, Wifi and MicroUSB v2.0 for charging and data transfer. However, unlike the Spark 3, the Y7 Prime (2019) does not work with 4G LTE.

TECNO Spark 3 vs Huawei Y7 Prime (2019) – Price, and Availability

The TECNO Spark 3 will cost between N34000 – 36000 (1GB version) and N36,000 – N37,000 (2GB version).  However, the Huawei Y7 Prime (2019) comes at a hefty 59,900 which is to be expected considering its high-end specs.

TECNO Spark 3 vs Huawei Y7 Prime (2019) – Specifications

Features  Spark 3  Y7 Prime (2019)
Body Build Plastic Plastic, Metal
OS Android 9 Pie, Android 8.1 Oreo Go Edition Android 8.1 Oreo
Display 6.26 inches 6.26 inches
Resolution 720 ×1520 pixels 720 ×1520 pixels
Aspect Ratio 19:9 19:9
Type IPS IPS
GPU Mali 400/ IMG PowerVR GPU Adreno 506
Dimension 155.3 x 75.8 x 8.15 mm 158.9 x 76.9 x 8.1 mm
Internal Storage 16GB expandable to 64GB 32GB expandable to 512GB
RAM 1/2GB 3GB
Network 2G/3G 2G/3G/4G
SIM Nano SIM Nano SIM
Chipset MediaTek MT6761 Helio A22, MediaTek MT6580 Qualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450
CPU Quad-Core 2.0GHz, Quad-Core 1.3GHz Octa-core 1.8 GHz
Rear Camera  13MP + 2MP 13MP + 2MP
Front Camera 8MP 16MP
Connectivity Bluetooth v4.2, Wi-Fi, GPS, USB Bluetooth v4.2, Wi-Fi, GPS, USB
Sensor Accelerometer, Proximity, and Compass Sensor, Temperature sensor, Hall sensor, Fingerprint sensor Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Color Black, Red, and Purple Aurora Blue, Midnight Black, Coral Red
Battery 3,500mAh 4,000mAh

Conclusion

I would go with the Huawei Y7 Prime (2019) as it has a powerful processor and stronger battery as it lets users enjoy hours of gameplay and web browsing. It also has a better selfie camera.

Posted by Abiodun Adewusi

Abiodun Adewusi is a freelance writer who lives in Nigeria. As a writer, he is passionate about providing content on technology helping people keep up with the latest trends. You can see some of his work on Medium and Ezine.

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