TECNO Spark 5 series

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TECNO Spark 5
  • OS: Android 10.
  • Release date: May 2020.
  • Network Type: 2G/3G/4G
  • Display: 6.6-inch, 720 x 1600 pixels resolution
  • Processor: Helio A22
  • Selfie Camera: 8 MP
  • Rear camera: 13 triple lens
  • RAM: 2GB
  • ROM: 32 GB
  • Battery: 5000 mAh.
  • Phone Status: Official.

TECNO Spark 5 is the successor to the Spark 4 from 2019. It is an incremental upgrade to the Spark 4 and so keeps many of its features and specifications. There are 3 phones in the series – Spark 5 Pro, Spark 5, and Spark 5 Air. They all ship with Android 10 OS and are equipped with an 8-megapixel selfie camera and a  5000mAh battery. Other features vary.

Find the specifications of the three models below.

TECNO Spark 5 Full Specs and Features

Mobile Wireless Network and Software

  • 2G mobile network bands: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
  • 3G mobile network bands: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 MHz
  • 4G mobile network bands: LTE 1(2100) / 3(1800) / 5(850) / 8(900) / 38(2600) / 40(2300) / 41(2500)
  • 5G mobile network bands: No.
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, Dual SIM
  • Software / OS: Android 10 + HiOS 6.1

Design, Form Factor, Appearance

  • Dimensions: 164.7 × 76.3 × 8.75 mm
  • Weight: g
  • Display: 6.6 inches, 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD screen
  • Colours: Misty Grey, Vacation Blue, Ice Jadeite, Spark Orange.
  • Physical Build: Plastic

TECNO spark 5 top

Internal Hardware Specs

  • Processor Type: 2.0 GHz Quad-core, Cortex-A53
  • Processor Name: Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22
  • Graphics Processor: PowerVR GE8320
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Internal Storage: 32 GB
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 128 GB dedicated slot

Photography, Video Recording

  • Rear Triple Camera: 13 MP main sensor f/1.8 aperture + 2 MP depth sensor + 2 MP macro sensor, LED flash, 1080p@30fps video recording
  • Front-facing Camera: 8 MP, Face Recognition, 1080p@30fps video capture

TECNO spark 5 quad camera

Audio, Video Playback

  • Music Support: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE
  • Audio: 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Loudspeaker: Mono speakers
  • Video Support: H.264/MP4/MPEG4 player
  • FM Radio: Yes.

Phone Sensors

  • Digital Compass: No.
  • Accelerometer: Yes.
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes.
  • Ambient Light Sensor: No.
  • Barometer: No.
  • Pedometer: No.
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No.
  • Gyroscope (G-Sensor): No.
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes; rear-mounted.
  • Face Unlock: Yes.
  • Iris Scanner: No.
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No.
  • Voice Control: No.
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes; Google Assistant.
  • Infra-red Sensor: No.

Connectivity Options

  • Bluetooth: v4.2, A2DP
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
  • GPS: Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • USB: microUSB v2.0.
  • NFC: No.

Miscellaneous Specs and Features

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Ion 5000 mAh
  • Battery Charging: 5W standard charging
  • Wireless Charging: No.
  • Reverse Charging: No.
  • Model Version/Number: N/A.

TECNO Spark 5 Price and Launch Date

  • Announced: May 2020
  • Release Date: May 2020
  • Country Availability: Nigeria. Ghana. Kenya. South Africa. Senegal. Tanzania. Uganda. Cote D’Ivoire.
  • Price: $125. It sells for GHS 720 in Ghana, and ‎₦49,000 in Nigeria.

TECNO Spark 5 specifications

Questions and Answers about TECNO Spark 5

Here are answers to some of the most commonly asked questions about TECNO Spark 5.

Is TECNO Spark 5 a 4G phone?

Yes; the Spark5 is a 4G LTE phone.

Does TECNO Spark 5 have a fingerprint scanner?

Yes; TECNO Spark 5 has a fingerprint reader.

Does TECNO Spark 5 have Gorilla Glass?

No; the Spark 5 does not have Gorilla Glass protection on its screen.

Does TECNO Spark 5 have quick charging?

No; the Spark 5 does not have quick charging technology.

Will TECNO Spark 5 work in USA?

TECNO Spark 5 has limited network support across various US carriers like AT&T, Verizon, Metro PCS, Sprint, T-Mobile, Virgin Mobile, Boost Mobile, H2O Wireless, Ting, US Cellular, and Google Project Fi. What this means that some bands are supported, while others are not. You will have to make enquiries from your carrier to know what bands/frequencies are supported on them.

What is the price of TECNO Spark 5? How much does it sell for?

TECNO Spark 5 will sell for about $125 – GHS 720 in Ghana. In Nigeria, it has a recommeded retail price (RRP) of ₦49,000.

Where can I get the product?

Once launched, it will be available in retail stores and on online stores like Jumia, Konga, Slot, etc.

TECNO Spark 5 Pictures, Official Photos

Here are official pictures, photos and images of the device:

TECNO Spark 5 triple camera

TECNO spark 5 colours

TECNO Spark 5 Pro
Spark 5 Pro has the highest specs of the series

What are the specifications of TECNO Spark 5 Pro?

The Spark 5 Pro shares many of the features of the Spark 5, but also has some distinctive features, as follows:

  • Display: 6.6-inch HD+ (720×1600 pixels) IPS LCD screen
  • Dimensions: 164.7 x 76.3 x 8.75 mm
  • Operating System: Android 10 (Go edition) + HiOS 6
  • Processor: Octa-core 2.0 GHz Mediatek Helio P22
  • RAM: 4GB
  • Internal Storage Memory: 64GB
  • Expandable Memory: 256GB
  • Rear Triple Camera: 16MP main sensor + 2MP depth sensor + 2MP macro sensor + AI sensor
  • Selfie Camera:  8MP sensor, with dual-LED flash.
  • Battery: 5,000mAh battery
  • Charging Speed: 5W standard charging
  • USB: Type-C.

What is the price of TECNO Spark 5 Pro?

The price of the Spark 5 Pro in Nigeria is yet to be announced.

What are the specifications of TECNO Spark 5 Air?

The Spark 5 Air shares many of the features of the Spark 5, but also has some distinctive features, as follows:

  • Display: 7-inch HD+ (720×1640 pixels) IPS LCD screen
  • Dimensions: 174.64 × 79.27 × 9.05 mm
  • Operating System: Android 10 (Go edition) + HiOS 6
  • Processor: Quad-core 2.0 GHz Mediatek Helio A22
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Internal Storage Memory: 32GB
  • Rear Triple Camera: 13MP main sensor
  • Selfie Camera:  8MP sensor, with dual-LED flash.
  • Battery: 5,000mAh battery
  • Charging Speed: 5W standard charging
  • USB: Type-C.

Other features are same as obtains in the regular Spark 5 – Face Unlock, fingerprint scanner, etc.

What is the price of TECNO Spark 5 Air?

The price of the Spark 5 Air iin Nigeria is ₦47,000.

MobilityArena Buyer’s Guide Verdict

Not available.

Our Buyer’s Guide Verdict is recommendation that we make based on our evaluation the specs of the device. It is a general guide designed to help you understand how much value a smartphone offers for its price. It is not a stamp of quality assessment or an endorsement of the device or of the manufacturers. Be sure to ask questions and use your judgement when buying any device, as MobilityArena may not be held responsible for your buying decisions.

Phone Review Rating

We are yet to review the TECNO Spark 5 Pro and Spark 5 Air, and so do not have a review rating for it yet. This section will be updated with our review rating and a link to the review page, as soon as we have a review ready.

Disclaimer: While we take the pains to ensure accuracy, we can not guarantee that the specs and  information on this page about the TECNO Spark 5 and Spark 5 Air are 100% correct. If you think that any information for the current phone is wrong or missing, please contact us.

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