It’s been a good year for TECNO Mobile and Transsion Holdings, the company went public finally and another device has been added to the Spark series. TECNO Spark 4 is an upgrade to the Spark 4 Air unveiled some months ago.
According to a related statemen at the unveiling in India, Arijeet Talapatra, CEO Transsion India said, “With SPARK series in our portfolio, we are focusing on capturing the Rs 5,000 to 10,000 smartphone category of India where the consumer is more willing to experiment with the product.”
We are optimistic that the new range will be well-received by the audience and will add spark to their festivities,”
Now let’s take a deep look at what the TECNO Spark 4 has to offer. But first, a glance at some key features on its spec sheet.
- 6.52-inch HD+ LCD capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1600pixels
- Android 9.0 Pie, 3/4GB RAM
- Quad-core 2.0GHz, Mediatek MT 6761 Helio A22
- 3GB/2GB/32GB built-in storage,
- 13MP + 2MP + depth sensor rear camera with Quad-LED flash and 8MP selfie camera with flash
- 4000mAh non-removable battery
TECNO Spark 4 Design and Display
Like most phones today, the TECNO Spark 4 has a teardrop notch on its front panel. But this time, the cutout lies on a 6.52 HD+ screen that offers 720 x 1600pixels while housing a selfie snapper. As expected, this promises stunning graphics during movies or gameplay.
The display is housed in a plastic body and surrounded by narrow bezels. At the bottom, you discover a slightly larger chin.
This smartphone weighs 168g and has a width of 75.9mm. With such dimensions, you can hold the phone in one hand or place in your pocket without much fuss. Looking at the right edge of the frame, you will see its tactile power and volume buttons lined at the same position.
Moving to the back panel, there lies a triple camera assembly that with its flash in between its sensors. Also, a fingerprint scanner lies at the middle of the gradient panel which also sports the TECNO logo.
The device is available in three vibrant colours namely Vacation Blue, Royal Purple, and Bay Blue.
TECNO Spark 4 Camera
Apart from its attraction to movie or game buffs, the Spark 4 will spark the interest of the photography enthusiast. This is because it has 13MP AI triple rear camera that offers options like AutoFocus, Panorama and bokeh effects. Furthermore, the camera assembly can handle night time shots via its Quad-LED flash.
The smartphone’s screen cutout houses an 8MP sensor that has a flash. It even supports TECNO’s recently introduced “Closed Eye Detection” for opening your phone when your eyes are half or completely shut.
TECNO Spark 4 Hardware and Software
Faster speeds and less power consumption are assured with its Mediatek MT 6761 Helio A22 chipset. Furthermore, its 2GB/3GB RAM can provide a seamless user experience while 32GB/64GB ROM delivers sufficient space for your media files. But if the internal storage is not enough, you can expand it to 128GB via its MicroSD slot.
The Spark 4 runs on Google Android 9 Pie and TECNO Mobile’s HiOS 5.5. Combined both specs provide an immersive experience that consists of enhanced gameplay, notifications, and faster networks. Overall, it makes the TECNO Spark 4 an ideal device for any consumer.
TECNO Spark 4 Battery and Connectivity
With its embedded 4000mAh battery, the Spark 4 can handle movies or mobile games. It even promises longer periods of normal usage and standby times.
On the network and connectivity front, the device has traditional options such as GSM, WCMDA, and 4G LTE. It also comes with WiFi, Bluetooth and MicroUSB port for charging and data transfer.
TECNO Spark 4 Price and Availability
The price of the TECNO Spark 4 depends largely on its ROM/RAM size. For instance, the 3GB/32GB RAM goes for at least N40, 700 while the 4GB/64GB model has a minimum price of N45,800.
You can order these phones from major online and offline stores across the country.
TECNO Spark 4 Complete Specifications
- Dimension: 165.28 x 75 .9 x 8.2 mm
- Material: Plastic
- Weight: 168g
- SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Type: IPS LCD touchscreen
- Size: 6.52-inch
- Screen Resolution: 720 x 1600 pixels
- Multi-touch: Yes
Software and Performance
- Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie
- Chipset: Octa-core 2.0GHz
- RAM: 2/3GB RAM
- Internal Storage: Yes, 32GB/64GB
- Card Slot: Yes
- Primary: 13MP Al Triple Rear Camera
- Secondary: 8MP Front Camera with Flash
Network and Connectivity
- WLAN: Wi-Fi
- 2G: Yes
- 3G: Yes
- 4G: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes
- USB: Yes, 2.0, MicroUSB
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- Audio Jack: Yes, 3.5mm
- Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (On the Back Panel)
- NFC: No
- Infrared: No
- Sensor: Fingerprint (on the back panel), gravity, light, and proximity.
- Capacity: 4000mAh, non-removable
- Type: N/A
- Fast Charging: N/A
- OTG Support: N/A
Price and Availability
- Retail Price: N34,500 (3GB/32GB), N40,800 (4GB/64GB).
- Availability: Available on offline and online stores.