A Detailed Review Of Tecno Spark 5 Air Smartphone; Price, Specifications And Features  

A Detailed Review Of Tecno Spark 5 Air Smartphone; Price, Specifications, And Features

Working so hard to reach a wider customer base the Tecno spark 5 air was built. This device was developed in a bit to accommodate all technology-loving persons, including low budget individuals. Not only is the Tecno spark 5 air smartphone a cheaper alternative to spark 5, but it also has remarkable qualities that have set it apart from the numerous android phones all around the world.

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Tecno Spark 5 Air Smartphone

Tecno Spark 5 Air Major Specs & Features

  • 2GB RAM and 32GB Built-in memory with expandable memory(MicroSD).
  • A 7.0-inch IPS LCD and a 720 x 1640 pixels (256 PPI)
  • Processor Quad-core
  • Android 10 (Go edition), HIOS 6.0
  • 8MP selfie Camera
  • A dual rear camera of 13MP + QVGA4G LTE
  • 5000mAhLi-ion Battery that is Non-Removable
  • Rear-mounted Fingerprint Sensor

Design and Display

Tecno Spark 5 air smartphone has almost one and same designs with the spark 5’s design, only that little adjustments were done to give it unique features. From all indications, it seems these adjustments are the strategies taken to lower its cost_making it less expensive to the premium sibling, so as to accommodate the tech lovers with low budget.

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The rear of the Tecno spark 5 air is structured up to accommodate the square camera setup the bears the triple camera and the camera flash. Still on the rear of this device is a captive fingerprint sensor with the techno branding pointing to the fact that the smart device is from techno mobility.

On the flip side is a 7.0 inches display, this display size is judged the biggest to come with the Tecno spark series. A 256ppi density and a 720 x1640 screen resolution are the qualities of the Tecno spark 5 air display.

The Cameras

Tecno Spark 5 Air Smartphone

The camera of the Tecno Spark 5 Air smartphone is one place few trade-offs were made. This camera has done away with some features of the standard spark 5 series.

The rear camera

The setup of the rear camera of Tecno spark 5 air houses a dual camera different to the rear quad camera of its premium sibling.

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This dual camera includes a primary 12MP camera and a QVGA camera.

The rear camera shooting its videos at 1080p@30fps places assurance on the wellness of this device. In addition to these camera features is HDR and Panorama for the capturing of dynamic photos.

Selfie camera

On the flip side of the Tecno Spark 5 air is the 8MP single shooter. This camera also possesses the ability to shoot videos using 1080p@30fps. The HDR quality is also not lacking on this selfie camera.

Hardware and Software

Tecno Spark 5 Air smartphone, differs in hardware and software when compared to the Tecno spark 5. a Quad-core processor replaces Octa-core that is present in its premium siblings. This feature difference speaks a lot about the performance f this device.

Also packed with a 32GB built-in memory, expandable with a MicroSD and a 2GB RAM space the performance of this device is set the standard.

To its credit is also a 5000mAh non-removable Li-Po battery that serves users for a long time without charge.

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Considering the software, the HIOS 6.0 user interface is set on top of the Android 10 Go Edition operating system. Giving the smart device all needed.


Tecno Spark 5 Air gives a smooth sound with a 3.5mm jack. It is also provisioned with a micro-USB 2.0 port. Featuring Bluetooth and WIFI is also part of the qualities of this device.

On the Tecno spark 5 air, there is Internet connectivity capped at 4G LTE, with no support for the 5G network.

Tecno Spark 5 Smartphone Air Availability And Prizes

The retail price recommendation for Tecno Spark 5 air is around NGN 47,000. There is also a possibility that there has been modifications in the prize as change is the only constant.

These prices are set to vary because of local vendors’ added cost, therefore it is advised that purchasing these phones from Jumia could be the best and surest option as the prices of these phones remain constant on the platform despite your location..

The Launch Date of the Tecno spark 5 air was on the 14th May 2020.

This device comes in various color variants such as Vacation Blue, Jadite, Misty Green, and spark orange. The device has been available since 18th May 2020.

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Performance Quad-core present
Launch Date In Nigeria May 2020
Rear Camera 2MP (Wide) + 13MP (Primary)+ QVGA(Rear Tri-Camera),  Video 720p@30fps
Battery Non- removable 5000 mAh Li-Po battery
Display 7-inch display size
Selfie Camera 8MP Front Camera, 720p Video@30fps
Storage 32GB space
Ram 2GB

Tecno Spark 5 Air Special Features


Fingerprint Sensor and Position Present, Rear-mounted
Other Sensors  Accelerometer, Proximity sensor, Compass


Operating System(OS) HiOS 6.0, Android 10
fast Charge Not present
Model Spark 5 Air
Sim Slots Micro/Nano, Dual SIM,
Sim Size Nano sim size
Fingerprint Sensor present
Brand Techno
Launch Date May 2020
Network 4G: present 3G: accessible 2G: accessible


Loudspeaker Present, Audio Jack 3.5mm


Wifi PRESENT, b/g/n, Wi-Fi 802.11.
Sim count Sim(Dual)
Wifi Features Mobile Hotspot, Wi-Fi Direct.
Volte present
Bluetooth and Connection Present, v5.0
USB present, USB 3.1,Type-C
GPS present
Network Support 2G, 3G, 4G all present
USB Connectivity USB charging, Mass storage device.
SIM quality Nano (Hybrid)


Architecture 64 bit
Chipset Quality MediaTek Helio A22
Graphics GE8320 PowerVR
Processor MediaTek Helio A22 Processor, 2.0 GHz Quad-core


Device Thickness 9.1mm
Colors Spark Orange, Ice Jadeite, Misty Green, and Vacation Blue
Weight Nil
Width 79.3mm
Height 174.6mm


Display Type LCD IPS
Touch Screen present
Bezel-less Display Not present
Screen Resolution 720 x 1640 pixels
Screen Size 7.0 inches
Screen Protection Nil
Aspect Ratio Nil
Pixel Density 256 ppi


Internal Memory 32 GB
Expandable Memory present expandable to 128GB with MicroSD


Type Li-Po
Quick Charging Not present
Capacity 5000 mAh
User-Replaceable Not present


Camera Settings ISO control, Exposure compensation
capturing Modes Continuous Shooting, Face beauty, HDR(High Dynamic Range)mode, Face detection,
Camera qualities LED flash,  touch focus, Geo-tagging, face detection, Autofocus, panorama
Autofocus present
Front Camera 8MP Camera, 720p Video@30fps
Rear Camera 2mp + 13MP (Primary) + QVGA  Dual-Camera
Flash LED Flash present
Physical Aperture Nil




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