Tecno Spark 2 - Phone Review

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Tecno SPARK 2, this is the second generation Spark device that has been introduced by Tecno Mobile, this company which is also the successor of the SPARK 7 smartphone and SPARK 9. On the 8th of June 2018 the Tecno Spark 2 was launched in Lagos Nigeria, and it will be available in other African countries in the coming weeks. 


  Tecno SPARK 2
Tecno SPARK 2
One of the major highlights of the device is the trending full view
display, which dishes out an 18:9 aspect ratio. Apart from the screen, there have been major improvements in the design language, camera and battery department.

6-inch HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1440 x 720 pixels
HiOS based on Android™ 8.1 Oreo Go Edition with 1GB RAM
Beautification Camera
Light Up Bigger View
Bordeaux Red, Champagne Gold, Midnight Black, City Blue
Mix Flash 2.0 Dual Front Flash+Screen Flash+Rear Ring Flash"
Portrait Mode
Face ID and Fingerprint scanner
Quad-core 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6580WP
16GB built-in storage, upgradeable up to 128GB
13MP rear camera and 8MP front camera
3500mAh non-removable Li-Ion Battery

DISPLAY AND DESIGN
The Tecno SPARK 2 is a full display and full of fun, with a Hi-light Camera,
 Tecno bring you a phone with high re abilities, the SPARK 2 is a full display screen, with a high body ratio, the screen is 6.0 HD+ Full Display, just like the Tecno Camon X pro, which also enhanced the clarity and brightness. The full display of the device produce an immersive experience when you stream video or capture a photo. The dimensions of the SPARK 2 is 7.5 mm in thickness.

The massive 6-inch HD+ IPS LCD capacities touchscreen is perfect for big screen lovers. Because it has a higher resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels and 268 pixels per inch density. With the TECNO Spark 2, you’ll get 75% screen and 25% bezels.

The Tecno SPARK 2 come with 4 variety of the different colour which include Bordeaux Red, Champagne Gold, Midnight Black and City Blue, this colour are the once available for now. Choose the colour that best suit you.
  • Screen size 6.0-inch
  • Screen Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Screen Resolution HD+ (720x1440 pixels)
  • Pixel Density Over 300PPI
  • Screen-to-Body-Ratio 74%
  • Display Type Full View with a 18:9 Aspect Ratio
  • Build Quality Plastic
  • Dimension 159.3*76.1*7.8 mm
Tecno spark 2 Bordeaux Red and city blue
 CAMERA
The Tecno SPARK 2 come with 8MP front camera and 13MP back bright camera (rear), and a upgrade mix flash 2.0, with dual front flash light, screen flash and rear ring flash, you can record each of your selfie whether day or night, and take a breath taking a photo with your friends with the SPARK 2, it also come with an in built filters to beautify the expression and mood of the image. The camera uses a 3D facial detection, and bokeh effect to the artistic portrait shot, the portrait mode blur unusual things that are not part of the main story you want to convey. The camera captures more light through an F/2.0 aperture and the back flash illuminates in low light to produce soft light with the night mode. SAPRK 2 letting you have crisp, clear, and vibrant photos at night and dark conditions. you can check out best editing app for android.
  • Rear camera 13-megapixels
  • Front camera 8-megapixel
  • Video Recording 720P and 1080P
  • Camera Features Auto focus, HDR, Beautify, Mode, ISO, Scene selection

LOCK AND UNLOCK PHONE

Tecno SPARK 2 also support the face ID just as the Tecno Camon X Pro does, the face id immediately collects 128 recognition points on your face, and can identity you immediately. Accessing your phone via the face unlock is secure and very fast. It automatically reads your face and identifies who you are, whether you are the owner or not. It also support the fingerprint Quick Snap which is called biometric in other form, and it very fast and reliable, at one tap it open immediately.

OPERATING SYSTEM
The SPARK 2 operating system has been upgraded to the latest Android version which is 8.1*. Every aspect of the system has been improved and updated to make it easier for you to navigate through and work out, which is more efficient. One-step temperature reduction giving you better mobile experience. Android™ 8.1 (Go edition), SPARK 2 does not offer a significant upgrade when compared to SPARK K7. SPARK 2 is powered by the MediaTek MT6580WP, the Quad-core processor have a 32-bit CPU architecture. It operate at the 28nm process technology, and with a normal speed of 1.3GHz. ARM Mali-400 MP2 clocks at 416MHz for a smooth ride in the graphics department. In the terms of software, the SPARK 2 device runs on Google Android Oreo Go edition. This will be the second device TECNO’s have come up with an Android Go after the TECNO F1 which was unveiled in April this year.


  • Operating System :  Android 8.1 Oreo Go Edition
  • Chipset Type :   MediaTek 6580W
  • Chipset Rating :   Quad-core Processor, clock at 1.3Ghz
  • GPU :   Mali-400MP2

STORAGE
The SPARK 2 storage come with a 1GB of RAM and 16GB of phone storage, which can be able to store your documented information, video, music etc, all in one single storage. You can upgrade anytime using the external SDcard Slot with up to 132GB.


  • RAM 1GB RAM
  • ROM 16GB Storage
Tecno spark 2 midnight black
NETWORK AND CONNECTIVITY
SPARK 2 come with is a dual SIM (GSM and GSM) smartphone, which both accept Nano-SIM. Connectivity options include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB OTG, FM, 3G. Sensors on the phone include a Proximity sensor, Accelerometer and Ambient light sensor.

 BATTERY
The Battery life is one of the major features people look out for when
making a decision in buying a phone. The SPARK 2 is powered by a non-removable Li-Ion 3500mAh battery which should be able to last a full day with the highly optimized Android Oreo Go edition.

NETWORK

  • Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
  • 3G Support: 850/1700/1900/2100
  • 4G Support: No
  • Number of SIM Card: 2 (Nano)
  • Dual SIM Support: YES       


DISPLAY AND DESIGN
  • Material Type: Metal
  • ・Dimensions: 7.5 mm in thickness
  • Colour: 
  • Bordeaux Red, Champagne Gold, Midnight Black and City Blue
  • Screen Type: HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Size: 6-inch
  • Resolution: 1440 x 720 pixels
  • Pixel Density: 268ppi
  • Screen to Body Ratio: 75.8%


SOFTWARE
  • Operating system: Android 8.1 Oreo Go Edition
  • Processor: Quad-core 1.3GHz
  • Chipset type: MediaTek MT6580WP
  • Graphics Processing Unit: ARM Mali-400 MP2 GPU

STORAGE
  • Memory Card slot: Yes, up to 128GB
  • Internal storage: 16Gbb
  • RAM: 1GB


CAMERA
  • Back Camera: 13MP
  • Front Camera: 8M
  • Back Flash: Yes, LED
  • Front Flash: Yes

FEATURES
  • Wifi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Rear)
  • Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light
  • USB: Yes
  • GPS: Yes
  • 3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes
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