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Tecno Spark 5 with punch-hole display and 5,000mAh battery launched: price, specifications

On: May 4, 2020

Tecno, a sub-brand of Transsion Holdings, has launched several budget smartphones in India under its Spark and Camon series. Earlier this year, the brand unveiled the Tecno Spark Go Plus, which was an entry-level offering with basic specs and a large battery. The brand followed with the Camon 15 and 15 Pro budget phones, the former featuring a punch-hole display and the latter with a pop-up selfie camera.

Tecno has now launched a new phone in its Spark series, the Tecno Spark 5. Another affordable device with a punch-hole display, it is likely to make its way to India in the coming months. Tecno has a strong presence in African markets, and for now, the phone has launched in Ghana.

Tecno Spark 5 specifications and features

The Tecno Spark 5 is a budget phone with a punch-hole display

The Tecno Spark 5 features a 6.6-inch display with a resolution of 720 x 1,600 pixels. Tecno claims it has a screen to body ratio of 90.2 percent. The punch-hole camera is located in the top left corner. Tecno hasn’t specified the processor on board, except to mention it’s a 2GHz octa-core chipset. This is paired with 2GB RAM and 32GB storage.

As for the cameras, you get a 13MP primary snapper with f/1.8 aperture, 2MP macro lens, 2MP depth sensor and a fourth unknown camera. A quad LED flash is also located inside the rectangular camera module. The front camera is an 8MP unit with f/2.0 aperture.

The phone features a large 5,000mAh battery, but doesn’t come with fast charging. It runs HiOS 6.1 based on Android 10. A rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and face unlock are also present.

Tecno Spark 5 price and availability

The Tecno Spark 5 is priced at GHS 720 (~Rs 9,400). It is available in a choice of four colours – Ice Jadeite, Spark Orange, Vacation Blue and Misty Grey.

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Ketaki Bhojnagarwala

Ketaki has over 10 years experience writing on tech, having worked at the Hindu Business Line and 91mobiles earlier. When she's not editing copies or reviewing the latest gadgets, she spends her time binge-watching Netflix and reading fantasy fiction.