Tecno Spark 2

Remember the Spark edition introduced by Tecno? Well, there is a follow up just recently released in form of the Tecno Spark 2. Noticeable improvements have been made to this smartphone with a premium aspect ratio, bigger size and improved overall design. Besides the various improvements on the outside, considerable changes have been made on the inside too among which includes a better camera, hardware and software optimized for a better performance.


Tecno Spark 2 Key Specs and Features

6-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1440 x 730 pixels

Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition)

Quad-core Mediated MT6580WP CPU with 1GB RAM

16GB built-in storage, up to 64GB with a memory card

Face ID


Fingerprint sensor (rear)

3, 500mAh Li-Ion battery

Tecno Spark 2

Design and Display

There had been a complete overhaul when it comes to the way the new smartphone looks compare to the Tecno Spark predecessor. It now boasts of a better plastic build and bigger body. Plus it takes after the latest design highlight among which includes the 18:9 aspect ratio and the cut down on bezels. You can get the smartphone in different colours which include Bordeaux Red, Champagne Gold, Midnight Black and City Blue.


Putting aside the full view display written on Tecno ‘s advert, the smartphone has slim bezels at the side. Nonetheless, the display is a nice looking one and quite large, up to 6-inches. Although it is only in HD+ which is 1440 x 720 pixels, the display is quite colourful enough for an entry-level smartphone.


Battery and Camera

‘Tecno Spark 2 has things handled in the area of battery supplying 3, 500mAh capacity. About enough for up to 24hrs usage time depending on how intensive usage is. In accordance with the low budget categorisation, the smartphone charges for about 2 hours because the quick charge is absent.


As for the camera prowess, you would be able to take pleasant pictures at least for the budget price you’re paying. In that regard, there is a 13MP snapper combined with an 8MP selfie camera all of which culminates a beefed-up budget smartphone.


Hardware and Software

Down to the inside, the smartphone has about what you’d expect from any budget device with just about enough to make those day to day operations smooth. This being, the arbitrary quad-core MediaTek MT650WP processor paired with an undisclosed Mali GPU.


Also, you will find that the Tecno Spark 2 has the new Go Edition of the Android 8.1 Oreo which is customised especially for this low specced phone so that you can have fewer glitches on your smartphone. Talking about low specs, there is just 1GB RAM on the smartphone and a 16GB built-in storage space expandable up to 64GB.


Tecno Spark 2 Pricing and Availability

The Tecno Spark 2 is available for sale in various smartphone outlets an online stores for about 37, 000 Naira depending on the deal on your location.


Tecno Spark 2 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Tecno Spark 2:


General Features

Platform: Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition)

Processor: Quad-core MediaTek MT6580WP

GPU: –

Memory: 2GB RAM

Colours: Bordeaux Red, Midnight Black and Champagne Gold

Dimension: 159.8 x 76.8 x 8.5 mm

Weight: –

SIM Type: Nano sim

SIM Count: Dual sim


Display: 6.0-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1440 x 720 pixels

Screen Protection: –


Rear Camera: 13MP camera, 1080p [email protected]

Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama

Front Camera: 8MP camera, 720p [email protected]


Built-in Storage: 16GB

Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 64GB

Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

2G GSM: Yes

2G CDMA 1X: –



4G LTE: –

Internet & Connectivity




HSPA+: Yes


4G LTE: –

WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac

Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes

Bluetooth: Yes

NFC: –

Infrared Blaster: –

USB Port: MicroUSB 2.0



Instant Messaging: Yes

Push Emails: Yes

Email Protocol: –


Music Player: Yes

Video Player: Yes

FM Radio: Yes

Loudspeaker: Yes

3.5mm Jack: Yes


Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS

Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

Digital Compass: –

Accelerometer: Yes

Proximity Sensor: Yes

Light Sensor: Yes

Barometer: –

SpO2: –

Pedometer: –

Heart Rate Monitor: –

Gyroscope: –

Fingerprint Scanner: Yes

Iris Scanner: –

Face Unlock: Yes

Intelligent Digital Assistant: –

Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –

Voice Control: –

Other Features

Video Streaming: Yes

Active Noise Cancellation: –

Wireless Charging: –

Built-in Mobile Payment: –

Water Resistant: –

Dust Resistant: –

Image Editor: Yes

Video Editor: Yes

Document Viewer: Yes

Document Editor: Yes


Battery: 3, 500mAh non removable Li-Ion battery

Talktime: –

Standby Time: –

Fast Charging: –