Tecno Spark 3 was launched earlier this year and is an upgrade of the Tecno Spark 2. Just like other spark series smartphones, Spark 3 features a huge display, decent camera, and a compact design. The reason why the Spark 3 has performed well on the Kenyan market is that it is affordable and packed with features then most competing phones don’t have. It is an ideal phone for anyone looking for a good-looking phone with great features.
Tecno Spark 3 design and display
If there is one feature that standout on the Tecno Spark 3 is its fantastic design. This phone will impress you the moment you lay your eyes on it. Its design is similar to that of Camon 11 and features a glass look like plastic. The fantastic look of the Spark 3 makes Spark 2 to look ugly and inferior. Spark 3 features a glossy back with excellent gradient finish.
The camera tray that hosts the dual rear camera is complemented by a metallic finish that helps to protect the camera from scratches when it is lying on a flat surface. The fingerprint scanner also sits on the back just beside the rear camera. The power button and the volume rocker sit on the left edge of the phone while the SIM slot that houses the microSD and the Nano sim card sits on the right. The 3.5mm headphone jack, the micro USB slot, and single speaker all lies at the bottom edge.
Tecno Spark 3 features a massive 6.2-inch display with 720 by 1500 pixels resolution and 19.5:9 aspect ratio. It also features a large U-shaped notch that houses the earpiece, the LED front-facing camera, proximity sensors, and the 8MP cameras. The screen is well lit with great color and viewing angles.
Hardware, software, and performance
Tecno Spark 3 is powered by a quad-core MediaTek MT6761 Helio A22 processor clocked at 2.0 GHz. The chipset is supported by a 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage that can be extended up to 128 via the microSD card. When it comes to software, the Spark 3 runs on HiOS 5.0 Ui on android 9.0 pie. The overall performance of Spark 3 is excellent. The phone is ideal for performing daily tasks like video streaming, internet browsing, calling, messaging, and light gaming.
The dual back camera is armed with two sensors, the 13MP primary sensor and the 2 MP depth sensor that assist when taking portrait shots. The rear camera delivers impressive images with good details, especially when taken in daylight. The front-facing camera features an 8MP sensor that provides great selfies. You can also enhance the quality of your images by using the inbuilt Tecno camera app.
Tecno Spark 3 is armed with a 3500mAh non-removable battery. This battery can comfortably last for a full day. The micro USB charger that comes with the phone can refill the battery in less than 2 hours. If you are looking for a budget phone with a durable battery, then Tecno Spark 3 is an excellent choice for you.
Tecno Spark 3 Pros
- The phone is with beautiful AL feature
- Durable battery
- Great camera performance
- Runs on the latest Android 9 Pie
|2G||GSM 900 / 1800|
|3G||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100|
|Dimensions||155.3 x 75.8 x 8.2 mm|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM)|
|Technology||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen|
|Size||6.2 inches, (~82.2% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Screen resolution||720 pixels x 1500 pixels, (~268 PPI)|
|Other display features||-|
|Card Slot||Yes, MicroSD card up to 128GB - dedicated slot|
|Operating System||Android 9.0 Pie|
|Chipset||Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 (12nm)|
|Processor||Quad-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||v5.0, A2DP, LE|
|USB||MicroUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go|
|3.5mm headphone jack||Yes|
|Available colors||Aqua Blue, Bordeaux Red, Midnight Black, Champagne Gold, Nebula Black|