TECNO Camon 16 vs TECNO Spark 5 Pro: Which of These TECNO Devices Should You Buy?

Posted by Alfa Baye

We kick off our week with some sibling rivalry, this time, we have the Camon 16 smartphone squaring off against the Spark 5 Pro device. Both TECNO devices launched this year and bring different qualities to the table which we will look at in this article.


 

The Camon 16 launched in September this year alongside the 16 Premier and 16 Pro while the Spark 5 Pro launched in July.

Without further ado, let’s get right into action and find out what both TECNO devices really have to offer us in this match-up.


 


TECNO Camon 16 vs TECNO Spark 5 Pro Comparison Table

Come with me and let’s take a much closer look beneath the surface, checking out what both devices really pack underneath.

TECNO Camon 16 TECNO Spark 5 Pro
2G, 3G, 4G 2G, 3G, 4G
6.80 inches, 2460 × 1080 pixels, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD display 6.60 inches, 1600 × 720 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD display
Android 10 + HiOS 7.0 Android 10 + HiOS
Octa-core MediaTek Helio G70, 2.05GHz Octa-core MediaTek MT6762D Helio A25, 1.8GHz
16MP selfie camera 8MP selfie camera
64MP + 2MP + 2MP + 2MP quad rear cameras with LED flash 16MP + 2MP + 2MP + AI sensor quad rear cameras with LED flash
64GB internal storage + dedicated storage via microSD up to 256GB 64/128GB internal storage + dedicated storage via microSD up to 128GB
4GB RAM 3/4GB RAM
5,000mAh battery with 18W Fast Charge 5,000mAh battery with 5W Standard Charging
₦57,300 ₦54,000/₦65,500

TECNO Camon 16 vs TECNO Spark 5 Pro: Where the Camon 16 Has the Advantage

The Camon 16 has a bigger 6.8-inch LCD screen with a good screen resolution, meaning that it offers better images with more clarity, making it a delight for users who enjoy watching their favourite movie series on their mobile.

In the camera department, it has four rear cameras with better-looking specs than its rival. However, as with most camera comparisons, quality doesn’t just boil down to the numbers alone. This means we cannot expressly say the Camon 16 offers a better photography experience.

It shares the same RAM as its sibling smartphone and offers more external storage. Also, this smartphone’s 4GB variant is slightly cheaper than the Spark 5 Pro’s, making it a great pick at a lower price.

Under the hood, it has a chipset with faster processing speeds than the Spark 5 Pro and is a great all-round mid-range device.


TECNO Camon 16 vs TECNO Spark 5 Pro: Where the Spark 5 Pro Has the Advantage

The Spark 5 Pro is available in two storage variants at different price points, giving users an option to choose between a 3GB or 4GB model. This smartphone supports 4G technology and shares a number of similarities with the Camon 16.

The Spark 5 Pro has the Android 10 taking care of its software needs, while it also has the same battery rating as the Camon 16. It offers more onboard storage, with a 128GB variant that lets users store more information on this device.

TECNO Camon 16 vs TECNO Spark 5 Pro: Who Prevails in This TECNO Face-off?

Both devices share an amazing number of specs between themselves, but at the end of the day, which of these devices should you buy?


 

The Camon 16 is a slightly cheaper option and brings a faster chipset to the table. It has a better display, better-looking rear cameras and a newer Android version. It also has a strong battery to support these specs and gains the upper hand over the Spark 5 Pro. Although the Spark 5 Pro offers its own peculiar advantages, the Camon 16 wins this match-up and is the better device on show today.

So, if you are working with a strict budget, say ₦60,000, and you’re not so sure which smartphone to opt for, the Camon 16 will make a fine device for you.

 

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