Tecno the premium smartphone brand we all have come to love this month released the next iteration of the its Smartphone Spark Series, the Tecno Spark 5. Tecno has about 5 different device categories targeted towards different users; the Phantom, Camon, Pouvoir, Pop and the Spark. The Spark series is targeted towards youthful and energetic budget-conscious users.
Now the Spark 5 is rolling out across different markets where Tecno sells its smartphones including Uganda. It comes with some major updates to the battery and processor. The Spark 5 spots a Octa-core MediaTek Helio A22 (12 nm) up from the Spark 4’s Quad-core MediaTek Helio A22 where as the battery has been increased to 5000mAh from 4000mAh. The trend seems to be more increased battery capacity to carter to bigger display screens and faster processors.
Tecno Spark 5 Key Specifications
- DISPLAY: 6.6-inch IPS LCD, 720 x 1600 pixels (266 PPI)
- OS: Android 10; HIOS 6.1
- PROCESSOR: Octa-core MediaTek Helio A22 (12 nm)
- RAM: 2GB
- ROM: 32GB Built-in Storage, With Memory Card Support
- REAR CAMERA: 13MP + 2MP + 2MP + QVGA Quad
- FRONT CAMERA: 8MP
- 4G LTE: YES
- Fingerprint Sensor (Rear): YES
- BATTERY: 5000mAh Non-Removable Li-ion
Because of Corona virus Pandemic, there hasn’t been much media fanfare and events usually associated with new smartphone releases. So Tecno like all other smartphone vendors are facing new challenges of getting devices to their users. Tecno has been known for preferring physical stores as means of reaching customers. Now online channels are without doubt proving to be the only option and this is how we got to know about the new device.
Tecno Spark 5 Price and where to buy in Uganda
The Tecno Spark 5 32GB/2GB 6.6″ is priced at Ugx 525,000. You can only get the Tecno Spark 5 online. This isn’t something Tecno hasn’t prepared for since they don’t have an online store of their own. For now, you have to use their social media channels. You DM on Twitter or Inbox them on their Facebook page with your details.