TECNO Spark 3 Price and Specifications Review

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Great Specs, Great price

TECNO Spark 3 offers 6.2-inch Fullview display with a notch, a 13MP +2MP rear camera, 8MP front-facing camera, 16GB of expandable storage and a 3,5000mAh battery capacity. At a price of N32,000-N35,000, the Spark 3 series is an affordable phone for what it offers

  • Design
  • Display
  • Camera
  • Battery
  • Performance

TECNO recently added a new smartphone to the Spark Lineup under the name “TECNO Spark 3” which comes in two different models.

Both models have 6.2-inch Fullview display with a notch, a 13MP +2MP rear camera, 8MP front-facing camera, 16GB of expandable storage and a 3,5000mAh battery capacity. However, both devices have different chipsets couples with different RAM configurations.

The Spark 3 is the successor to last year Spark 2 with upgrades in the chipset and camera department

Let’s get into the nitty-gritty.

TECNO Spark 3 Key Specs

  • 6.2-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1520 pixels
  • 2GB Of RAM for Android 9.0 Pie Version and Android 8.1 Oreo Go Edition-1GB RAM Version
  • Quad-Core 2.0GHz MediaTek MT6761 Helio A22 2GB of RAM Version/  Quad-Core 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6580 for the 1GB of RAM Version
  • Mali 400/ IMG PowerVR GPU GPU
  • 16GB built-in storage
  • 13MP + 2MP rear camera and 8MP selfie camera
  • 3,500mAh non-removable battery

Design And Display

TECNO Spark 3 has a massive 6.2-inch notched display. The notch on this device is a bathtub one taking almost all the top screen real estate. It also has quite a noticeable amount of chin down at the bottom.

The body of the device is made with plastic but looks shiny in its wide array of colours options which includes Black, Red, Gold and Purple.

TECNO SPARK 3

At the back of the device is a dual camera with an LED flash on the model with 2GB of RAM and a single rear camera also with an LED flash on the 1GB model. It also has a dual SIM slot and dedication MicroSD Slot for storage expansion.

TECNO Spark 3 Camera Review

The Spark 3 has a dual rear camera setup combination of a 13MP main shooter and a 2MP secondary shooter. However, the model with the Go Edition of the Android operating system has only the main 13MP main shooter with no secondary camera at the back. Both models have a single 8MP front-facing camera.

Hardware and Software

Tecno spark 3 pro image

TECNO Spark 3 has two models. One has a MediaTek MT6580 SoC with a Quad-Core processor clocked at 1.3GHz with 1GB of RAM while the other has a beefier Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 SoC which also a Quad-Core Processor but clocked higher with 2GB of RAM and IMG PowerVR GPU

Both models have 16GB of internal storage which is expandable via the onboard microSD card slot. The 1GB RAM model runs Android 8.1 Oreo Go Edition out of the box while the 2GB RAM model runs Android 9.0 Pie out of the box, both of which will have TECNO’s HIOS Skin on top of it.

Battery & Network Connectivity

The device is equipped with a 3,500mAh battery capacity on both models with no fast charging on both.

There is also no word on 4G LTE on both models, probably reserved for the pro version. However, the usuals are present which includes 3G, 2G, Bluetooth, GPS, 3.5mm jack, WiFi, WiFi hotspot, WiFi direct and a microUSB port for charging and file transfer.

TECNO Spark 3 Price and Availability

Tecno Spark 3 was just recently announced and unfortunately, TECNO hasn’t released an official price. However, It is expected to have a starting price of N36,000 – N37,000 for the 2GB/16GB model and N34,000 – N35,000 for the 1GB/16GB model.

Best Spark 3 Alternatives

There are a couple of other great devices in this price category we think you should check out. They include the Infinix Hot 7, iTel P33 Plus, Huawei Y5 Lite, Samsung Galaxy J4 Core, Gionee F205 Lite, Gionee S8s, Infinix Hot 6X, Infinix Smart 2, Xiaomi Redmi 6 etc.

TECNO Spark 3 Full Specifications

DetailsSpecs
ColourGrey, Blue, Gold
Body BuildGlossy Plastic
Operating SystemAndroid 8.1 Oreo Go/Android 9 pie for the 2GB Version
Network2G/3G
Screen Size6.2-inch
Resolution720 x 1520 pixels
DisplayIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Dimension155.3 x 75.8 x 8.15 mm
WeightN/A
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
ProcessorQuad-Core 2.0GHz MediaTek MT6761 Helio A22 2GB of RAM Version/  Quad-Core 1.3GHz
GPUMali 400/
IMG PowerVR GPU
Front Camera8MP with flash
Back CameraDual back 13 MP + 2MP camera with phase detection and laser autofocus, dual-LED flash
Memory16GB ROM Expandable via MICRO SD up to 64GB
RAM1GB/2GB
ConnectivityGPS, WiFi, Bluetooth, USB Type 2.0
Battery Capacity3,500mAh Removable battery with fast charging
SensorsAccelerometer, Proximity, and Compass Sensor, Temperature sensor, Hall sensor
FingerprintYes Rear-Mounted

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19 Comments
  1. Joel says

    can I possibly swap my pop1 with Tecno spark 3

    1. Busayo says

      You can check our article on how you can swap your phone here: https://www.phonecorridor.com/2019/07/how-to-swap-your-old-phones-with-new-phones-at-carlcare/

  2. Chomski says

    nice phone with a complete screen view good update

  3. emmanuuel says

    i need spark 3 pro how much

  4. Arike says

    How much is spark 3 pro in slot at Ibadan?

  5. Warren chibueze says

    Am in emohua local government area and where can i buy it in port harcourt

  6. Olaniyan modinat says

    Pls I can no longer receive a call again in fone

  7. Muhammed isah says

    I’m interested I’m from nasarawa State

    How much and where to get the spark3 in Nasarawa state

  8. Attracta says

    Why is it that when tech no pnohe have panel issues to see the panel of the is very difficult some times, infact you can find the panel at all.why i demand to know

  9. Attracta says

    Why is it that when tech no pnohe have panel issues to see the panel of the is very difficult some times, infact you can find the panel at all.

  10. Ezekiel says

    I want to buy

  11. Remmy says

    i need spark 3 people

  12. Young babson says

    I want to buy tecno spark 3 in ikeja is how much?

  13. Dan says

    nice upgrade of the spark 2,cool phone.

  14. blain007 says

    wow! Purchasing mine 2mrw

  15. Chimaobi says

    please send me the poster of spark3 to me on this ([email protected])

  16. Adeola Koiki says

    Love it..just got my spark2 in February,can I possibly swap it to spark3?

  17. HENRY-KING says

    NICE PHONE WITH FULL SCREEN VIEW SO INTERESTING

    1. rurangwa albert says

      i want to buy this phones

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