TECNO SPARK 2 Price and Detailed Specifications Review

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TECNO Spark 2, TECNO’s second-generation Spark device has been introduced by TECNO Mobile as the successor of last year Spark K7 smartphone and Spark k9. The Spark 2 was launched in Lagos Nigeria on the 8th of June  2018 and is also available in other African countries.

One of the major highlights of the device is the trending full view display which dishes out an 18:9 aspect ratio. Apart from the screen, there have been major improvements in the design language, camera and battery department as well. Let’s meet the TECNO Spark 2.

TECNO Spark 2 Key Specs and Features

  • 6-inch HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1440 x 720 pixels
  • Android 8.1 Oreo Go Edition with 1GB RAM
  • Face ID and Fingerprint scanner
  • Quad-core 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6580WP
  • 16GB built-in storage, upgradeable up to 128GB
  • 13MP rear camera and 8MP front camera
  • 3500mAh non-removable Li-Ion Battery

TECNO SPARK 2 DESIGN

The Spark 2 also got a major revamp in the design department, looking slim and sleek. Its polycarbonate body is absolutely stunning and gorgeous for a budget device. The curved antenna lines at the top corner make this device a stunner.

TECNO SPARK 2 Design
Build QualityPlastic
Dimension159.3*76.1*7.8 mm
WeightNA

 

Tecno Spark 2 red

Speaking of the top corner, we can see the improved rear camera at the top left corner with the LED flash underneath. There’s a rear fingerprint scanner as well, just in case you don’t like the Face ID feature. It measures 7.5mm in thickness and will be available in Gold and Black colours.

TECNO SPARK 2 DISPLAY

The TECNO Spark 2 offers those on a budget the full view experience with 18:9 aspect ratio. The screen stretches all the way to the sides, leaving no room for narrow bezels. Additionally, the top and bottom bezel has been drastically reduced as well.

Infinix Hot S3X Display & Design
Screen Zize6.2-inch
Screen TypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Screen ResolutionHD+ (720x1500 pixels)
Pixel DensityOver 267PPI
Screen-to-Body-Ratio80%
Display TypeFull View with 18:9 Aspect Ratio
Build QualityPlastic
Dimension156.7 x 75.3 x 8.3 mm
Weight150g
ColourBlack, Blue, Grey

 

Tecno Spark 2 blue and Red

The massive 6-inch HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen is perfect for big screen lovers. In terms of details, it has a resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels and 268 pixels per inch density. With the TECNO Spark 2, you’ll get 75% screen and 25% bezels.

HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE

When it comes to performance, the Spark 2 smartphone does not offer a significant upgrade when compared to last year Spark K7. The device is powered by the MediaTek MT6580WP which is a Quad-core processor having a 32-bit CPU architecture. The Quad-core processor clocks at the normal speed of 1.3GHz and operates on the 28nm process technology. In the graphics department, the ARM Mali-400 MP2 clocks at 416MHz for a smooth ride.

Spark 2 Performance
Operating SystemAndroid 8.1 Oreo Go Edition
Chipset TypeMediaTek 6580W
Chipset RatingQuad-core Processor, clock at 1.3Ghz
GPUMali-400MP2
RAM1GB RAM
ROM16GB Storage

 

In terms of software, the device runs on Google Android Oreo Go edition. It will be TECNO’s second device to come with Android Go after the TECNO F1 which was unveiled in April this year. It runs out of the box, a light version of TECNO’s latest HiOS V3.3 which should help with smooth experience. There’s just 1GB of RAM available for multitasking, this should be enough for light users since it runs on Android 8.1 Oreo Go Edition. In terms of storage, you get 16GB of space, however, you can always upgrade up to 128GB with a memory card.

NETWORK CONNECTIVITY

TECNO Spark 2 is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB OTG, FM, 3G. Sensors on the phone include a Proximity sensor, Accelerometer and Ambient light sensor

BATTERY LIFE

Battery life is one of the major features people look out for when making a buying decision. The TECNO Spark 2 is powered by a non-removable Li-Ion 3500mAh battery which should be able to last a full day with the highly optimized Android Oreo Go edition.

TECNO SPARK 2 CAMERA

If a good camera is one of the reasons you buy a phone, the Spark 2 smartphone might be your perfect smartphone. It is for those who love a good camera phone but cannot buy the Camon Series.

TECNO SPARK 2 Camera
Rear camera13-megapixels
Front camera8-megapixel
Video Recording720P and 1080P
Camera FeaturesAuto focus, HDR, Beautify, Mode, ISO, Scene selection

Tecno Spark2 camera

It has a 13MP rear shooter which comes with a lot of improved features according to TECNO. There’s TRI-LED flash underneath to help you out in low light environments. While the 8MP selfie shooter has f/2.0 aperture and takes really cute selfies.

SPARK 2 PRICE AND AVAILABILITY

Tecno Spark 2 is available on shopping stores, starting from $89 to $119, that’s about (N30,000 – N40,000). The Spark 2 is in direct competition with the Nokia 2, iTel A32F and the Xiaomi Note 5A. Check out our Spark smartphone comparison with other devices. Spark2 Vs Spark K7   Spark K7 vs Hot 5,

TECNO SPARK 2 FULL SPECIFICATIONS

 

LAUNCH

  • Announced: June 2018
  • Status: Available. June, 2018

NETWORK

  • Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
  • 3G Support: 850/1700/1900/2100
  • 4G Support: No
  • Number of SIM Card: 2 (Nano)
  • Dual SIM Support: Yes

DESIGN

  • Material Type: Metal
  • Dimensions: 7.5 mm in thickness
  • Colour: Black, Gold
  • Weight: N/A

 

DISPLAY

  • Screen Type: HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Size: 6-inch
  • Resolution: 1440 x 720 pixels
  • Pixel Density: 268ppi
  • Screen to Body Ratio: 75.8%

SOFTWARE

  • Operating system: Android 8.1 Oreo Go Edition
  • Processor: Quad-core 1.3GHz
  • Chipset type: MediaTek MT6580WP
  • Graphics Processing Unit: ARM Mali-400 MP2 GPU

STORAGE

  • Memory Card slot: Yes, up to 128GB
  • Internal storage: 16GB
  • RAM: 1GB

CAMERA

  • Back Camera: 13MP
  • Front Camera: 8MP
  • Back Flash: Yes, LED
  • Front Flash: Yes

FEATURES

  • Wifi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Rear)
  • Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light
  • USB: Yes
  • GPS: Yes
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes

BATTERY

  • Capacity: 3500mAh
  • Type: Li-Ion
  • Standby Time: N/A
  • Talktime: N/A
  • Fast Charging: No
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47 Comments
  1. anas says

    plsss spark 2 n spark 3 which is good

  2. Abai Cosmas Fater says

    please help me out I want to change my front a d I am not anle , how can I do it?

  3. Evans Niwabiine says

    What if the battery get a problem, and yet it is non removable

  4. ATOLAGBE OLADELE O says

    HOW MUCH IS THIS PHONE AND HOW CAN I GET IT.

  5. Clive says

    It’s a nice and I love it very much.
    But I have got this problem someone to help me please, it always brings me notification of updating the phone, now when I do the updating it shows it has been updated now just after some days it notifies me again… What should I do

  6. Odo stanley says

    I bought tecno spark2 but am unable to do the subscription that is attached to the park please can the any one help me?

  7. jatson says

    am confused between spark2 and hot6pro which one do you advice

  8. Mrr Ben says

    Don’t support 4g is my problem ooo

  9. gudtalent says

    great phone but i have a problem with it for the fact that it does not support 4G network.

    What other tecno phone do you recommend i buy that has 4G network?

    1. ISHOLA SUNDAY says

      Buy tecno camon cm, it has 4G network

  10. Safwan b sale says

    U will b contact us via phone

  11. Chibueze says

    How much is it?

  12. Fishim James kumaAondo says

    It’s a nice phone you can ever trust. Both browsing,picture quality and the rest.infact,it’s portable I love it.

  13. Aurther Ainebyoona says

    It’s avery good phone for sure when compared to k7

  14. Godwin Nwaogu says

    Does d tecno spark 2 , has d 2 RAM available in market presently ?

  15. corroro says

    cool device with a bigger view, tecno mobile really did good on this one.

  16. charles says

    very beautiful device, i love the bigger view on this one.

  17. ani says

    very beautiful device this spark 2 with the bigger view.

  18. James imanche says

    For those of u dat hav use phone was d ba3ry strog?

  19. Edwin Tausi says

    What can I say? be my guess

  20. Adeleke Yemi says

    is a smartphone n fast in browsing

  21. Innocent george says

    It is a very good phone, I have gotten mine but my phone fall down from my hand and touch screen crack, how can I get it fixed back

  22. Joyful Oluwafunke says

    Tecno Spark 2 is a lovely phone, i bought mine on Saturday, but the 1GB Ram is just too small

  23. Kerry_damix says

    I love de phone it’s amazing. I love de design nd de black color. Nd de size.cnt wait to get mine oooo…. it’s cheap ..pls try Nd get urs.

  24. Nazeer Rabiu says

    The phone is good but the 1GB ram is too small.

  25. Jimmy Carter DC says

    The phone is good but the 1GB ram is what I don’t like

  26. d'achiever says

    when would the tecno spark 2 plus be launched in Nigeria

    1. Michael says

      How much

  27. Josephat Onwuzurike says

    Very wonderful. A very nice and beautiful phone. I just purchased it yesterday . It’s amazing.

    1. Johilo says

      I’ve wanted to buy d spark k7 but den dis spark2 showed up…. HOW MUCH IS FOR THE TECNO SPARK 2?

    2. jacob says

      how much did you purchase it???

  28. Josephat Onwuzurike says

    Very beautiful. I just purchased it yesterday. It’s amazing. Very wonderful.

  29. badoo says

    this android oreo go version is a very nice feature especially for a 1gb ram device.

  30. Amaitem says

    I just got this phone and was given a promo gift… The phone is just flat, cool and affordable .

    1. Okusanya sunday says

      What’s actual prise for spark2 in Nigeria , for us to tell others, so that we can as well make awareness of it

  31. khaleesi says

    nice device,would love to see what this android GO version feels like.

  32. Jacques medizzle says

    1 GB RAM in 2018? 😂😂

  33. halee says

    please where can i get this phone right now?

    1. Safwan b sale says

      U will b contact us via phone

  34. Emmanuel Falle says

    I need a Tecno Spark 2 really fast in July 2018

    1. john says

      i want to track my spark 2 that was stolen on 31/12/2018

  35. adebayo eniola says

    The design is fantastic

  36. Kumar says

    1GB RAM in 2018 sounds like a bummer but the Android GO compensates for that. Will their be a pro version tho?

  37. aabdoo says

    The design material is also not metal. Regardless, its a nice looking device.

  38. Atomise isaac says

    I think techno should stop putting the fingerprints sensor it the rear of the phone, instead it should b at the bottom front of the phone for easy access, putting the sensor at the back with a flip open case sometimes might often pose as an interference when unlocking the screen but if the sensor it placed at the front of the phone it can b accessed easily

  39. Quwam says

    I may be wrong but I think 28nm is a manufacturing process and not something the processor operates on.

    1. aabdoo says

      You sir are correct!

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