Tecno Spark K7 is a mid-range smart phone that debuted in the Tecno Spark series along Tecno Spark K8 and Tecno Spark K9. The phone was launched in August, 2017 and since it was released it has gather numerous positive reviews as a result of it’s wonderful specifications. It comes in Coral blue, Phantom black, Champagne gold and Metallic red colours.
In this post, we will be taking a look at the specs of Tecno Spark K7 while reviewing it’s features critically.
Tecno Spark k7 Features
Tecno Spark K7 is a slim and appealing smartphone device. Tecno K7 features a plastic body which has a 5.5 inches HD IPS display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels and a density of 267 pixels. With this pixel density, the Smartphone device will give out standard graphics. Tecno Spark K7 uses a 2.5D glass for protecting it’s screen.
Tecno Spark K7 comes in two variants, I GB random access memory and 2 GB RAM. Regular smartphone users might be satisfy with the I GB RAM, while users who desire a greater user experience should go for 2 GB RAM of Tecno Spark K7.
The Smartphone device has an internal memory of 16 GB expandable memory. The internal memory of Tecno Spark K7 can be expanded to 32 GB with the help of a micro SD card. Any attempt to go beyond that can lead to phone malfunction.
Tecno Spark K7 has a front (selfie) and a rear camera. The rear camera which is the main camera has a resolution of 13 megapixel with HDR, touch focus, autofocus, continuous shooting, digital zoom, geotagging, panorama, face detection, white balance settings, ISO settings, self-timer, scene mood and LED flash for quality pictures in dark settings.
The main camera of Tecno Spark K7 has a video resolution of 0.92 megapixels with a maximum of 30 frames per second (fps). The selfie camera of Tecno Spark K7 is 5 megapixel, it also has flash support for quality pictures. The video resolution of the selfie camera of the smartphone device is 0.31 megapixels with also a maximum of 30 fps.
Tecno Spark K7 is powered by a battery capacity of 3000 mAh. The smart device uses a lithium-ion (Li-Ion) battery. The battery is non-removable but it’s replaceable if damaged.
The charger output is 5 volts and 1.2 amps. The Tecno phone does not have a fast charging technology, which means it usually takes the phone to top up from 0 to 100 percent within 3 to 4 hours.
Tecno Spark K7 comes with an Octa-core MediaTek MT6580 processor running at 1.3 GHz. The Tecno phone run on Hios 2.0 software based on a modified version of the Android 7.0 Nougat operating system (OS). Android Nougat operating system is a very nice operating system. It has greater security than all the other older versions of Android operating system.
The central processing unit (CPU) of Spark K7 is ARM Cortex-A7 with 32 CPU bits and instruction set of ARMv7. The Tecno phone has four CPU cores with a CPU frequency of 1300 megahertz. The graphic processing unit is ARM Mali-400 MP2 with two GPU cores.
Tecno Spark K7 has a good number of connection-oriented technologies, which includes computer sync, OTA sync and Tethering. The Tecno phone works with 2G and 3G networks of all mobile operators in the country. A nano-SIM card is required in using these networks.
In addition to this mobile network technologies, Tecno Spark K7 has support for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. This Wi-Fi technology enables a user of this device to make use of fast internet connections. The Wi-Fi features 802.11b (IEEE 802.11b-1999), 802.11g (IEEE 802.12g-2003) and 802.11n (IEEE 802.11n-2009).
The connectivity of the Tecno phone with peripheral like speakers, external keyboard, and others is facilitated by the Bluetooth technology. The Tecno phone has a Bluetooth version of 4.0 which features A2DP (Advance Audio Distribution Profile). The device uses a Micro USB with a version of 2.0 which is use for charging and mass storage.
Sensors in Tecno Spark K7 include proximity, light, accelerometer, fingerprint and compass. Fingerprint scanner helps a user of the smartphone to unlock their device more easily, but it should not be relied upon as the ultimate security system of this smartphone.
The accelerometer helps to know the smartphone acceleration and position in space. In addition, the tecno phone uses the proximity sensor to know how close it is to a surface. This sensors help to expand the capabilities of Tecno Spark K7.
Audio and Video file formats and codecs
Some of the most audio file formats and codecs commonly supported by the Tecno phone include AAC ( Advance Audio Coding), AAC+ / aacPlus / HE-AACv1, AMR / AMR-NB / GSM-AMR ( Adaptive multi-rate, .amv, .3ga), eAAC+ / aacPlus V2 / HE-AAC V2, FLAC (Free lossless Audio Codec, .flac), MIDI, MP3 (MPEG-2 Audio Layer II, .MP3), OGG (.ogg, .ogv, .oga), WAV (Waveform Audio File Format, .wav, .wave).
The video file formats and codecs that are supported commonly by this smartphone device include 3GPP ( 3rd Generation Partnership Project, .3gp), AVI ( Audio Video Interleaved, .avi), MP4 (MPEG-4, .mp4, .m4a, .m4p, .m4b, .m4r, .m4v, xvid).
Tecno Spark K7 Specifications
- 2G Network band: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- 3G Network band: HSDPA 900 / 2100
- 4G Network band: No
- SIM card: Dual SIM
- Dimensions:153 x 76.4 x 7.9 Weight: 102g
- Keyboard: Touchscreen
- Cover: Metal
- Screen: LCD HD IPS, multi-touch touchscreen with 16m colors
- Card slot: MicroSD, up to 32GB
- Internal: 16GB
- OS: Android 7.0 Nougat With HiOS 2.0
- Processors:1.3 GHz Octa-core Cortex – MediaTek chipset
- RAM: 1GB and 2GB
- Alert types: Vibration, MP3 ringtones
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- Audio port: 3.5mm jack
- Rear Camera: 13MP, up to 3264×2448-pixel pictures, HDR, autofocus, Geo-tagging, face detection, HDR camera with single LED flash
- Video:[email protected]
- Secondary:5MP Camera with LED flash
- Bluetooth: Version 4.2, A2DP
- WIFI: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi direct
- USB: MicroUSB v2.0
- Capacity: 3000 mAh Li-Po battery (non removable)
- Phone Sensors: Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass, Light and Fingerprint sensor
- Messaging: SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
- Browser: HTML5
Tecno Spark K7 Price in Nigeria
Tecno Spark K7 price in Nigeria ranges from 32,000 Naira to 36,000 Naira, While Spark K7 Plus goes for 37,000 Naira to 42,000 Naira. The Tecno phone are often purchased on Konga, Jumia, Slot and other online and offline stores Nationwide.