Tecno Spark 3 may launch soon, here’s what we expect

TECNO Spark 3

TECNO started Q1 of 2019 with high gear launching a premium Camon 11 and its Pro sibling that brought users great A.I capabilities. After releasing the POP 2 and POP 2 Pro, the Chinese company is set to give it Spark series a refresh with the TECNO Spark 3.

The company has been relentlessly teasing the TECNO Spark 3 in the neighbouring markets. Although the company is tight-lipped about the launch date of the new Spark 3, its launch seems closer than we would expect, judging by the intensity of the teasers.

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The Spark series has built a name for providing good value for money with top features. Starting with the first Spark devices in 2017, TECNO followed them up with an Android Go Spark 2 that gave users bright cameras.

TECNO Spark 3: What we expect

TECNO has gotten into the habit of releasing two variants of a single model. The regular one and a Pro version of the device. Therefore, we expect the Spark 3 to come in 2 variants that is the Spark 3 and Spark 3 Pro.

The Spark series target the mid-range price segment and therefore, we expect the TECNO Spark 3 to cost affordably between UGX 450,000 to UGX 550,000. The regular Spark 3 may cost as much as the Infinix Hot 7 while the Spark 3 Pro might have a slightly higher price but may not go higher than UGX 600,000.

We also expect the Spark 3 duo to come with a notched display and therefore, increased real estate for your multimedia. Transsion Holdings brands like Infinix and Tecno have embraced the notch on all their recent releases. The Spark 3 may take the same direction.

If there are really two Spark 3 devices, then the Spark 3 may use Android Go and 1 GB of RAM and 16GB storage while we expect the Spark 3 Pro to have 2/3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage.

We expect the regular Spark 3 to miss out on 4G LTE like last year’s Spark 2. However, the Spark 3 Pro may not walk in the footsteps of the Spark 2 and adopt 4G LTE. This will make for faster speeds for both downloads and uploads.

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The real specs of the TECNO Spark 3 are still scanty. However, the TECNO Spark 3 will be an improvement of last year’s Spark 2 which was touted for the bright camera. Something we are almost sure about is the presence of the AI cameras. We have seen this will almost all Transsion mid-range devices that have recently been launched in the market.

Will the Spark 3 come with Android Pie out of the box? Don’t be so sure. The recently released Infinix Hot 7 boots Android 8 out of the box. It should therefore not come as a surprise if the TECNO Spark 3 doesn’t come with Android Pie.

Got more info about the Spark 3? Let us know in comments. Stay on the page as we shall keep you up to date with the latest TECNO Spark 3. The device will launch soon, but right now, this is what we are anticipating. Keep on the site for all TECNO Spark 3 updates.


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