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Tecno Spark Pro Offers 4G Network Option with Entry-level Specs

Tecno Spark Pro is a slightly improved version of the Tecno Spark K7 that was released last year, the Spark K7 was welcomed by a plethora of criticism after it was launched without 4G network support and a rather sub-par tech specifications.

The Hong-Kong phone manufacturer intends to make amends for that with the launch of Tecno Spark Pro that comes with 4G network option and a beefed up front camera but are these the only areas that saw an improvement? Let’s find out below.

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Tecno Spark Pro Key Specs:

  • OS: HiOS 2.0 Based on Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • SIM Type: Dual SIM (Micro)
  • 4G LTE: YES, LTE
  • Screen Size : 5.5 Inches HD IPS Touchscreen
  • Screen Resolution: 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Processor Type: 1.25 GHz Quad-core CPU
  • RAM: 1GB / 2GB
  • Internal Storage: 16 GB.
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 32 GB
  • Back / Rear Camera: 13MP camera & single LED Flash
  • Front Camera: 8MP with flash
  • Back-placed Fingerprint scanner
  • Battery: 3000 mAh Non-Removable

Tecno Spark Pro Features Overview

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The Spark Pro has a display size of 5.5 inches, the screen’s resolution is set at 720 by 1280 pixels to provide good HD display on the device. It is parked with the Tecno’s HiOS 2.0 which is customized based of Android 7.0 Nougat.

On the inside, Tecno Spark Pro boasts a 1.25 GHz Quad-core processor with a Mediatek chipset installed, this is quite basic for an entry-level smartphone.

The smartphone is available in 1GB and 2GB RAM options for you to choose from, these RAM capacities can provide a near seamless multitasking experience. The Spark Pro comes with an inbuilt storage space of 16GB which is expandable to up to 32GB with a micro SD card if more storage space is required.

Tecno Spark Pro sports a 13 megapixel rear camera with single LED flash, at the front is an 8 megapixel camera for quality selfies. The front camera is also endowed with a LED flash to deliver more optimized images in low-light conditions.

For power and battery juice, The Spark Pro houses a 3,000 mAh battery in store, this battery capacity is quite sufficient and promises good talk time and better stand by time.

Tecno Spark Pro has plastic finishing at the back, it’s fingerprint scanner has it’s place at the back below the camera. The phone is available in Coral Blue, Champagne Gold, Black and Metallic Red colors. The Spark Pro is dual SIM based with dual standby and supports 4G network option.

Difference Between Tecno Spark and the Spark Pro

After going through the specifications, there were only three differences between the Spark Pro and Tecno Spark; in front camera, phone processor and network connectivity aspects, other features are the same in both phones.

Tecno Spark

Tecno Spark Pro

Front camera 5MP with smart flash 8MP with smart flash
CPU and speed 1.3 GHz Quad-core processor 1.25 GHz Quad-core processor
Networks 2G and 3G 2G, 3G and 4G

Tecno Spark Pro Price and availability

Tecno Spark Pro price in Nigeria range from 39,000 Naira to 42,000 Naira which is about 120 USD. The device is available for purchase through Jumia and other online stores.

Where to Buy Tecno Spark Pro

From Jumia Nigeria – CLICK HERE

Jumia Kenya – CLICK HERE

Othe Phones to consider

Other phones to consider could be the Tecno Spark Plus with bigger screen size, Tecno Camon CX with better display resolution or the new Tecno Camon CM. Also in the consideration list are Infinix Hot 5 and Itel P51 Maxpower.

Tecno Spark Pro Full Specs Below:

2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
4G Network YES
Status Launched: January 2018
Dimensions  153 x 76.4 x 7.9 Weight: 102g
Keyboard Touchscreen
Colors Coral Blue, Champagne Gold, Black and Metallic Red colors
Cover Metal (unconfirmed)
Type  LCD HD IPS, multi-touch touchscreen with 16m colors
Size 5.5 inches, 720 x 1280 pixels, 267 pixels per inch
Memory And OS
Card slot MicroSD, up to 32GB
Internal 16GB
OS Android 7.0 Nougat With HiOS 2.0
Processors 1.25 GHz Octa-core Cortex CPU

MediaTek chipset

RAM 1GB or 2GB
Alert types Vibration, MP3 ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio port 3.5mm jack
2G GPRS – up to 85.6 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3G Up to 21.2 mbps downlink; Up to 5.76 mbps uplink
4G No
WIFI Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi direct
Bluetooth Version 4.2, A2DP
USB MicroUSB v2.0
Primary 13MP, up to 3264×2448-pixel pictures, HDR, autofocus, Geo-tagging, face detection, HDR camera with single LED flash
Video 1080p@30fps
Secondary 8MP Camera with LED flash
Capacity 3000 mAh Li-Po battery (non removable)
Stand-by  NA
Talk time  NA
Music play
Other Features
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass, Light and Fingerprint sensor
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
Miscellaneous -MP3/WAV/eAAC+/WMA player
– FM Radio
– MP4/H.264/H.263/WMV player
– Document viewer/editor
– Preloaded applications
– Facebook, Opera Mini, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, etc.
Price level About 39,500 naira  (120 USD)

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