Technology: The Tecno Spark 4 Is Now Available In Kenya

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You wouldn’t be wrong if you named it Tis the season. In the last few months, we have been able to witness new developments in the smartphone market, giving us clues on what trends and features to look out for when purchasing a covetous device. Tecno as a key player in disseminating phones that not only tick the box in the trends department but also favourable price points have now availed two Spark 4 devices dubbed Tecno Spark 4 and Tecno Spark 4 Air.

As you guessed the two Spark 4 devices give you renaissance by having an immersive Dot notch screen display, AI power-ups, tri cameras with innovative tricks and an operating system that guarantees a streamlined experience.

Related: Tecno Camon 12 Has Been Launched In Kenya.

However, looking at the specifications of Tecno Spark 4 which will cost Ksh. 11,99 and Tecno Spark 4 Air – whose price is yet to be announced – here are the key differences that stand out between the two devices.

 

Specifications Tecno Spark 4 Tecno Spark 4 Air
Display Screen size 6.52″ (16.56 cm) 90% screen-to-body ratio 6.1″ (15.49 cm) 79.3% screen-to-body ratio
Screen resolution 720 x 1560 pixels 720 x 1500 pixels
Pixel density 264 ppi 273 ppi
Aspect ratio 20:9 19.5:9
Camera 8 MP Front Camera, F/1.8

13 MP + 2 MP + 0.3 MP/VGA rear camera

5 MP Front Camera, F2.0

13 MP + 0.3 MP rear camera

SIM slots Dual SIM (GSM + GSM) Dual SIM, GSM + GSM, Dual VOLTE
Battery Li-ion 4000 mAh Li-ion 3000 mAh
Memory 2 GB RAM, 32 GB ROM expandable Up to 128 GB 3 GB RAM, 32 ROM expandable Up to 128 GB
Colours Vacation Blue/ Royal Purple/ /Misty Grey/Energetic Orange Nebula Black/ Royal Purple/space grey
Retail price KSH 11, 999 To be announced

 

As you can see the two phones share a distinctive difference when it comes to the battery, screen size and camera where spark 4 takes the lead.

Nonetheless, the two Tecno Sparks also share similarities as you shall see in the table below.

Specifications Tecno Spark 4 Tecno Spark 4 Air
Display type IPS LCD, bezel-less display with Dot notch screen IPS LCD, bezel-less display with Dot notch screen
Chipset MTK Helio A22 MTK Helio A22
Operating system Android 9.0 pie, HiOS 5.5 Android 9.0 pie, HiOS 5.5
Processor 2.0 GHz, Quad-core,  Cortex A53, Mali 2.0 GHz, Quad-core,  Cortex A53, Mali
GPU  

PowerVR GE8320

 

PowerVR GE8320

Camera Rear: 13MP

Features: tri-camera with AI lens bokeh, portrait, HDR, AI video beauty mode and Panorama

 

Rear: 13 MP

Features: tri-camera with AI lens, bokeh, portrait, HDR, AI video beauty mode and Panorama

Video Main camera: [email protected]

Front camera: [email protected]

Main camera: [email protected]

Front camera: 720p

Led  Flash Main camera: dual-LED

Selfie camera: Single-LED

Main camera: dual-LED

Selfie camera: Single-LED

Memory 32 GB ROM, 32 GB ROM,
SIM Dual (Nano-SIM)

Network: 2G/3G/4G

Dual (Nano-SIM)

Network: 2G/3G/4G

Sensors Fingerprint sensor, Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer Fingerprint sensor, Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer
Fingerprint sensor Rear-mounted Rear-mounted
Face lock Yes Yes
Audio jack 3.5mm 3.5mm
Loudspeaker Yes Yes
USB Micro USB 2.0 Micro USB 2.0
Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0 Bluetooth 5.0
Wifi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Radio Yes Yes

 

Tecno Spark 4

With an even bigger screen size than the Tecno Phantom 9, now we understand why the Tecno Spark 4 is gaining traction with nicknames such as the immersive screen smartphone.

It gives you the best cutting edge screen technology with 90% screen ratio and high resolution to light up the beauty around your world.

In addition to the covetous dot notch screen, Spark 4 is a tri-camera phone with a newly upgraded AI 2.0 algorithm and AI lenses. This technology brings you, AI screen detection, AI HDR, amazing camera tricks, awarding you with brighter and clearer images whether it’s during the day or at night. Needless to say, you get a DSLR experience on a handset but without the much hassle of learning how to adjust the aperture, shutter speed or ISO. With Tecno Spark 4 smartphone, you get a limitless camera experience even in low light.

Style, Performance and other features

The highlight of Tecno Spark 4 is its aesthetics as it comes in beautiful back covers, all in a range of gradient colours.  Adding to its unprecedented outer beauty is its inside beauty which lies in its speedy performance and faster connectivity.

Since this smartphone runs on Android pie (9.0), has 32GB ROM and a 2.0 GHz quad-core processor, it means you get faster speeds when using your device, more storage ensuring that your phone won’t lag, but lower power consumption giving you more time to connect with the world. The handset also supports essential functions like OTG, fingerprint sensor and face unlock which eases how you unlock your phone without compromising your security and privacy.

If you’re wary that someone might unlock your phone as you sleep, Tecno Spark 4 mitigates that issue by having a “Closed-Eyes Detection” – on 2.0 version – which guarantees that someone cannot unlock your phone without your knowledge.

Other functions of the Tecno Spark 4 include a fascinating gaming experience, network acceleration, notification optimization, AI video chat beauty mode, which adds more fun to your face time chats.

When it comes to affordable smartphones, Tecno gives you options starting with the Tecno Camon 12.

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