In the past, Tecno Mobile released new models under different lineups per year, but it turns out Tecno has adopted a new strategy. Barely a few months after the release of the Tecno Spark 3, Tecno Spark 3 Pro and the Tecno Spark Youth, Tecno is is back again with the Tecno Spark 4. This rush in smartphone release means only one thing. Tecno is reacting to the emergence of top competitors. In this article, we explore the Tecno Spark 4 Specs and price in Nigeria.
Comparing the Tecno Spark 4 to its predecessor the Tecno Spark 3, you discover an improved design, Better display with a cropped notch, cameras here have also been improved. It turns out that this may just be the parts that received upgrades. More on that later.
Tecno Spark 4 Specifications
|Model||Available. Released 2019, October|
Body And Display
|Dimension||165.28 * 75.9 * 8.2 mm|
|Build||Glass, Aluminum frame|
|Screen Type||IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen|
|Screen Size||6.52 Inches (19.5:9)|
|Resolution||1600 x 7200 pixels, 18.5:9 ratio ~269 PPI|
|AvailabColors||Blue, Purple, grey, and orange|
OS / Processor / CPU / GPU
|OS||Android 9; HiOS 5.0|
|Processor||Quad-Core MediaTek Helio A22|
|SD Card||Nano Memory up to 128GB|
|Rear Camera||13 MP Primary camera2 MP Depth Camera
0.3 MP VGA camera
|Features||Pictures, Videos, HDR, Geo-tagging, face detection, panorama|
|WIFI||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.1, A2DP, aptX HD, LE|
|GPS||Yes with dual-band A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS, GALILEO, QZSS|
|USB||3.1, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go|
|2G||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900– SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|3G||WCDMA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100|
|4G||LTE band Band 1/ 2/ 3/ 4/ 5/ 7/ 8/ 17/ 34/ 38/ 39/ 40/ 41|
|Sim||Nano Dual Sim|
|Alert Types||Vibration; Sounds|
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
|Sensors||Face ID, Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, light|
|Messaging||SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM)|
|– XviD/MP4/MKV/H.265 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/APE/Flac player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
|Capacity||Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery|
Design, Build & Display
Smartphones developed for markets Tecno smartphones find themselves have a particular trend. I mean the market dominated by cheap phones. The biggest iterations on model updates are in the design. Having to feature new and powerful hardware specs will eventually deviate these smartphones from their original purpose, which is to serve customers in search of top-notch low budget devices.
The fact that the hardware specs on this device don’t get regular upgrades with new model releases, Manufacturers like Tecno mobile make sure there is an iteration in design. This iteration in design creates the impression that these devices have been updated and get customers asking for more.
As a matter of fact, the Tecno Spark 4 has the same specs as last year’s Tecno spark 3. More on that later.
When compared with the Tecno spark 3, the Tecno spark 4 has a more refined design. This iteration in design is observed on both the front and back panel.
The Tecno spark 4 features a plastic build, with no metal in sight. The Tecno Spark 4 has round edges that flush themselves into your palm, giving you a very comfortable feel when holding the device.
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Gradient coloring becomes a trend in smartphones. The Tecno spark 4 also follows the trend. The rear covering of this device features a gradient design, that changes color depending on how you hold it. On this covering, there is a triple camera setup, a camera flash, a fingerprint sensor, and the Tecno branding.
Upfront on the Tecno spark 4, there is an improved display. The Tecno Spark 4 has a reduced notch. Instead of featuring an iPhone X style notch like the Tecno spark 3 did, the Tecno spark 4 features a reduced notch, a teardrop notch to be exact. This display is a 6.52-inch display with a screen resolution of 1600 x 720.
In terms of I/0, the Tecno Spark 4 retains all the usuals. You have a Micro USB port, a 3.5mm headphone jack on the bottom and speaker grille also.
Tecno Spark 4 Camera
Have the cameras been improved? well the answer is yes. The Tecno Spark 4 now sports a triple camera system, unlike its predecessors. This new triple camera system adds a lot of features to the camera department of the Tecno spark 4.
The Tecno spark 4 features a triple camera system on the rear houses a 13MP primary camera, a 2MP depth camera, and a 0.3MP VGA camera. Upfront, there is an 8MP shooter for taking selfies.
Is it possible to take awesome photos with this camera setup? yes you can, but you shouldn’t be expecting flagship results. The deal with this camera is that you would need to put in the extra effort. You might end up retouching most of your photos, to put them in top shape.
Software and Performance [Tecno Spark 4 Specs]
As mentioned earlier, Nothing has changed hardware-wise. The Tecno Spark 4 retains the same hardware featured on the Tecno Spark 3. The Tecno Spark 4 specs is a replica of its predecessor.
The Tecno Spark 4 features a Quad-core Mediatek Helio A22 processor, 2GB RAM, 32GB of internal storage, with the option to increase storage via Micro-SD. The Tecno Spark 4 also features a 4000 mAh battery.
The specs listed above are the same the Tecno Spark 3 had. Having discovered this fact, it is easy to say the only upgrade here is in its design.
Tecno Spark 4 Price in Nigeria
As at the time, this article was written, the price of the Tecno Spark 4 is 34,990 Naira, which is approximately around $96
Should you purchase the Tecno Spark 4? Yes, you should, only if you didn’t purchase the Tecno spark 3 or you are into the new design. Hardware-wise, both smartphones are the same. Succeeds
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