Tecno Spark 2: Discover full specifications, features and price

tecno spark 2

Tecno has unveiled their latest mobile, the Tecno Spark 2 in Accra and Kumasi. The device comes with a strong battery with its camera being the strong selling point.

It comes with Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition) out of the box which happens to be its major highlight, Face ID unlock has also been thrown into the mix with the 18:9 aspect screen ratio. Let’s go into details to see all the goodies that the device is packed with.

Tecno Spark 2 features and specifications

The Spark 2 smartphone boasts of a 6.0 inch display that comes with an HD+ resolution of 1440 by 720 pixels, its PPI (pixel per square-inch) is left at about 320 pixels.

The device comes with an 18:9 screen aspect ratio that offers more screen and lesser bezels. Another good thing about the screen is that it has 2.5D glass which was absent in the first Tecno Spark Phones.

Tecno Spark 2 packs a 13 MP rear camera accompanied by a Single tone LED flash, the Front side sees an 8 MP camera that also has a LED flash for better camera quality even in low-light conditions.

In addition to just image and video capturing, the front camera also serves as an unlock system for the device. Face ID unlock system is introduced to unlock your phone in a flash, using a detailed depth map of your face to recognize you. The Spark 2 also uses a back-placed fingerprint reader for more secured unlock option.

Pre-installed in The Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition) , customized with Tecno’s HiOS v3.3.0 user interface that provides several innovative and easy-to-use features to step up your mobile experience.

With this new device, users can managge with its 16GB ROM which is expandable to upto 32GB with an external microSD card via a dedicated slot. For random access memory (RAM), There is 1GB RAM version and 2GB RAM version of the phone, the later is regarded to as the Tecno Spark 2 Plus.

Powering the Spark 2 is a non-removable 3500 mAh battery. The battery is set to offer good on-time and standby time, although it doesn’t support flash charge technology. Tecno Spark 2 is a dual nano SIM smartphone with no 4G network option. The device is available in Bordeaux Red , Midnight Black and Champagne Gold colors, the Tecno Spark 2 is finished with plastic material that keeps the big battery intact.

Full specs

NETWORK
2G NetworkGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
CDMA 800 & TD-SCDMA
3G NetworkHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G NetworkNO
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
StatusLaunched: 2018, June
Available. Released 2018, June
BODY
Dimensions– 159.8 x 76.8 x 8.5 mm
– Weight: – g
KeyboardTouchscreen
ColorsBordeaux Red, Midnight Black and Champagne Gold colors
CoverPlastic
DISPLAY
TypeHD+ capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.0 inches, 1440 x 720 pixels (~320 ppi density)
18:9 body ratio
MEMORY AND OS
Card slotmicroSD, up to 32 GB
Internal16GB
OSAndroid 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition) with HiOS v3.3.0
Processors– Quad-core 1.3 GHz CPU
– Mediatek MT6580 chipset
– Mali GPU
RAM2GB or 1GB RAM version
AUDIO
Alert typesVibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
LoudspeakerYes
Audio port3.5mm jack
CONNECTIVITY
2GYES
3GYES
4GNO
WIFIWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
BluetoothVersion 4.2, A2DP, LE, EDR
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCNO
USBmicroUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
CAMERA
Primary– Single 13 MP Caamera, phase detection autofocus, LED flash
– FEATURES: Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video1080p@30fps
Secondary8 MP Camera (incorporates Face ID unlock system)
BATTERY
CapacityNon-removable 3500 mAh battery
Stand-byN/A
Talk timeN/A
Music play
OTHER FEATURES
SensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
MessagingSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email
BrowserHTML5
JavaNo
Miscellaneous– MP4/H.264 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
– Document viewer
– Photo/video editor

Price

Ghana: GHC 480

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