Tecno Mobile is here again with the introduction of another amazing smartphone magic from their brand, one can say the Tecno brand is obviously on the high side with the introduction of the latest Tecno Spark 3 smartphone. The smartphone was launched recently alongside a bigger version known as the Tecno Spark 3 Pro.
The Tecno smartphone succeeds the Tecno Spark 2 in the Spark series. The tecno device features the U-notch design and a super full view display. It also comes with a sizeable 3500mAh battery capacity and AI powered cameras. Apart from the fact that the Tecno Spark 3 maintains the excellence and brilliance of the latest Tecno smartphones, it also adds amazing features that now rates it among the very best Tecno products for a long time.
While there are better smartphones with classier features and outstanding specs, the Tecno Spark 3 smartphone definitely stands out among its class, coupled with it’s affordable prices. The Spark 3 smartphone is available in two different models although, with almost similar features but varies in some other core specs including the size of the RAM.
The two models of the Spark 3 smartphone both have a 6.2-inch Full view display with a U-notch, a 13MP +2MP rear camera, 8MP front facing camera, 16GB of expandable storage of up to 64GB and a 3500mAh battery capacity.
Tecno Spark 3 Price in Nigeria
Tecno Spark 3 is a brilliant and low budget smartphone one can rely on for basic smartphone functions and needs. The Tecno Spark 3 is available for sale in various smartphone local outlets and online stores in Nigeria. It is also available in Kenya and Ghana. The Tecno Spark 3 price in Nigeria ranges from 33,800 Naira for the 1GB model and about 36,500 Naira for the 2GB model. These prices are depending on the deals and locations of the purchase.
Tecno Spark 3 Features
- 2-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1520 x 720 pixels
- Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition) / Android 9.0 Pie
- Dimension: 155.3 x 75.8 x 8.15 mm
- Processor Type: Quad-Core 2.0GHz MediaTek MT6761 Helio A22 2GB of RAM Version/Quad-Core 1.3GHz
- 8MP selfie camera and 13MP rear camera/13MP + 2MP rear cameras
- 16GB built-in storage, up to 32GB with a memory card
- Face ID
- Fingerprint sensor (rear)
- GPU: Mali 400/ IMG PowerVR GPU
- Connectivity: GPS, WiFi, Bluetooth, USB Type 2.0
- Sensors: Accelerometer, Proximity, and Compass Sensor, Temperature sensor, Hall sensor
- 3500mAh Li-Ion battery
Tecno Spark 3 Reviews
Design and Display
The Tecno Spark 3 smartphone gives a stylish appearance typical of the U-notch design. The design houses the compartment that contains it exciting features such as the front facing camera, earpiece and a couple of other sensors. Although the notch occupies the central part of the phone’s top, it can be concealed in the device’s settings for those who dislike the groove.
A super full view display is delivered by the 19:9 aspect ratio that jumps on the 6.2-inch IPS screen. Its 720 x 1520 pixels resolution is barely above that of Spark 2’s 720 x 1440 pixels.
Tecno Spark 3 boasts a long lasting powerhouse of 3500mAh battery capacity for a full day usage. Although there’s no mention of Fast Charge, the phone’s charger bags enough power to charge the phone swiftly. On normal standards, the 3,500 mAh battery capacity sounds like a regular battery capacity but this one offers much more.
One can conveniently use the battery for a full day without the need of charging the smartphone. Despite no fast charging on the smartphone you can comfortably rely on the original charger to do the fast charging for you.
The new Tecno Spark 3 smartphone is equipped with the latest AI (Artificial intelligence) Technology, this success of SPARK 3 smart camera is predicted to surpass that of its predecessors. The AI technology is seen in almost all new smartphones this days and the Tecno brand is not an exemption to this new technology as they implement it in their smartphones for optimum camera satisfaction.
The main functions of AI camera, is to help in enhancing the contrast and colour saturation of the pictures taken. The SPARK 3 takes photography to a whole new level of Camera configuration and this Tecno Spark 3 smartphone differs based on the RAM model.
Its 1GB RAM model is given a 13MP AI camera for its rear camera while, the 2GB RAM variant uses dual 13MP rear cameras for its imagery. The front facing camera shots are captured by an 8MP shooter on both models. The two Tecno Spark 3 smartphone variants also feature 8 MP front camera with flash. For the Spark 3 device, you can switch in between various modes such as Video, AI CAM, Beauty, Bokeh, and AR Shot, to suit your preference.
Performance and Connectivity
The lower memory variant (1GB) of the Tecno Spark 3 operates using MediaTek MT6580 while the higher version (2GB) works with a better MediaTek Helio A22 (MT6761). HiOS skin in conjunction with the Android 9.0 Pie is thrown into the Spark 3 (2GB variant) as the software dictator.
On the other hand, the Spark 3 (1GB variant) utilises Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition). It also chops off a certain amount of the 16GB ROM allocated to store files on the phone. Fortunately, both variants can expand with an additional 32GB using a MicroSD card.
Tecno Spark 3 Specifications
Here are a few specs of the Tecno Spark 3:
- Platform: Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition) / Android 9.0 Pie
- Processor: Quad-core 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6580 / Quad-core 2.0GHz MediaTek Helio A22
- GPU: Mali-400 GPU/PowerVR GE8320
- Memory: 1GB/2GB RAM
- Colours: Bordeaux Red, Midnight Black and Champagne Gold
- Dimension: 155.3 x 75.8 x 8.15 mm
- Weight: –
- SIM Type: Nano SIM
- SIM Count: Dual SIM
- Display: 6.2-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1520 x 720 pixels
- Screen Protection: –
- Rear Camera: 13MP camera, 1080p Video@30fps / Dual 13MP + 2MP camera, 1080p Video@30fps
- Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama
- Front Camera: 8MP camera, 720p Video@30fps
- Built-in Storage: 16GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 64GB
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: Yes
- 2G CDMA 1X: –
- 3G WCDMA: Yes
- 3G CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: –
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: –
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes
- NFC: –
- Infrared Blaster: –
- USB Port: MicroUSB 2.0
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: –
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: –
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: –
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: –
- Gyroscope: –
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: –
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: –
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: –
- Wireless Charging: –
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: –
- Dust Resistant: –
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: 3, 500mAh non removable Li-Ion battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: –