We continue our comparison this week with a look at the entry-level market, as we have an Infinix Smart 5 vs TECNO Spark 5 match-up. Stick with us and see which of these devices is the better budget smartphone.
Both smartphones are entry-level offerings with a number of similarities and decent price points. But today, it is those differences we will look more closely at, helping us select one of these devices over the other.
First off, we will take a closer look at the specs both smartphones wield in a side-by-side comparison.
Infinix Smart 5 vs TECNO Spark 5 Comparison Table
Here, we take a sneak peek at the specifications both smartphones pack under their beautiful designs.
|Infinix Smart 5||TECNO Spark 5|
|2G, 3G, 4G||2G, 3G, 4G|
|6.6 inches, 1640 × 720 pixels, 20.5:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD display||6.6 inches, 1600 × 720 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD display|
|Android 10 with XOS v5||Android 10 with HiOS 6.1|
|Quad-core MediaTek Helio A20, 1.8GHz||Quad-core MediaTek MT6761 Helio A22, 2.0GHz|
|8MP selfie camera||8MP selfie camera|
|13MP + 0.3MP dual rear cameras with LED flash||13MP + 2MP + 2MP triple rear cameras with LED flash|
|32/64GB internal storage + dedicated microSD card slot up to 64GB||32GB internal storage + dedicated microSD card slot up to 128GB|
|2/3GB RAM||2GB RAM|
|5,000mAh battery with 5W Standard charging||5,000mAh battery with 5W Standard charge|
Infinix Smart 5 vs TECNO Spark 5: Where the Smart 5 Has the Edge
The Smart 5 is a cheaper entry-level option that offers different options in terms of storage space. It has a variant that offers more onboard storage and more RAM than the Spark 5, it also bears a display with a slightly better screen resolution.
It has the Android 10 OS in charge of its software needs and has a MediaTek chipset that supports 4G technology. The Smart 5 has a powerful 5,000mAh battery that keeps this device powered all day.
Infinix Smart 5 vs TECNO Spark 5: Where the Spark 5 Has the Edge
The Spark 5 shares quite a number of specs with its rival on the day, as they both have similar display sizes, Android versions and battery sizes. However, the Spark 5 has a chipset that operates at faster speeds, meaning that this smartphone may offer a better experience especially when multitasking.
In the optics department, it provides more rear cameras than the Smart 5, with an extra rear sensor completing its camera outlay. Up front, it shares a similar selfie camera as its entry-level counterpart. It also supports 4G technology and has a strong battery to support its specs.
Infinix Smart 5 vs TECNO Spark 5: Which Budget Smartphone Should You Go For?
Both devices have their different qualities, strengths and weaknesses. They also hover around the same price point and are really hard to separate.
The Smart 5 costs slightly less than the Spark 5 and also brings more RAM and onboard storage to the fray. However, its chipset clock speeds are not as fast as the Spark 5 and it has less cameras than its TECNO rival.
The Spark 5 on the other hand brings more sensors to the table. It also houses a faster chipset and offers 4G technology like its rival, giving users the chance to enjoy super-fast internet speeds.
At the end of the day, both smartphones seem neck-to-neck in this match-up, but if I was hard pressed to pick just one, I will opt for the Smart 5. It offers more RAM and onboard storage and is also slightly cheaper than the Spark 5. It also supports 4G technology and has a powerful battery to support its specs.
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