Our comparison today sees us dip into the world of budget smartphones where we prop up two entry-level smartphones from Transsion Holdings in a TECNO POP 4 vs Infinix Smart HD 2021 matchup. Both smartphones are available at good price points and offer a number of peculiar specs for us in this article.


The TECNO POP 4 launched in July of 2020, with our review article coming in September, while its distant relative in the Smart HD 2021 launched in December of 2020.

Both smartphones are entry level devices with a number of similarities. But in this piece, we are more interested in bringing both smartphones side by side to see which one comes out tops in this battle.

We will start by taking a deeper look at the specs both smartphones wield in a side-by-side comparison.


TECNO POP 4 vs Infinix Smart HD 2021 Comparison Table

Here, we take a brief look at what both devices offer under their exquisite plastic bodies

TECNO POP 4 Infinix Smart HD 2021
2G, 3G 2G, 3G
6.00 inches, 480 × 960 pixels, 18:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD display 6.10 inches, 720 × 1,560 pixels, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, IPS TFT display
Android 10 (Go Edition) Android 10 (Go Edition) with XOS 6.2
Quad-core MediaTek Helio A22, 1.3GHz Quad-core MediaTek Helio A20, 1.8GHz
8MP selfie camera 5MP selfie camera
5MP rear camera 8MP rear camera with LED flash
32GB internal storage + dedicated microSD card slot up to 128GB 32GB internal storage + dedicated microSD card slot up to 256GB
5,000mAh battery with 5W standard charging 5,000mAh battery with 5W standard charging
₦34,000 ₦38,000

TECNO POP 4 vs Infinix Smart HD 2021: Where the TECNO POP 4 Gains the Edge

The POP 4 is a cheaper offering with similar specs as the Smart HD 2021. It offers the same RAM and onboard storage while featuring a big battery to carry these specs.

In the software department, it shares a similar Android version as its rival, while also bringing similar camera sensors in both front and rear panels.

The POP 4 has decent entry-level specs and is a great budget pick for users who do not want to spend above ₦35,000.

TECNO POP 4 vs Infinix Smart HD 2021


TECNO POP 4 vs Infinix Smart HD 2021: Where the Smart HD 2021 Gains the Edge

The Smart HD 2021 is a newer smartphone with a slightly larger display and a better screen resolution, letting users enjoy premium entertainment on an entry-level device with a larger screen.

Under the hood, it has the Helio A20 chipset which operates at faster speeds than its rival’s Helio A22, making it work more smoothly and transit better between apps. This device offers more external memory than its TECNO rival and has a powerful 5,000mAh battery to support its specs.

Infinix Smart HD 2021

TECNO POP 4 vs Infinix Smart HD 2021: Which of these Budget Smartphones Makes the Cut?

Both smartphones have their different pros and cons, with both sides featuring a number of similar characteristics. However, when it comes down to the big question, which of these Transsion devices will you go for and why?


The POP 4 has a number of fair specs for a budget entry-level device with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of onboard memory. It also offers decent camera specs and a powerful battery to power these specs.

The Smart HD 2021, on the other hand, offers certain enhanced features, with more external memory, a faster chipset, a slightly better display and a strong battery to call on. It also has a display with a higher screen resolution that lets users enjoy a more immersive smartphone experience and has a newer Android OS taking care of business on the software end.

At the end of the day, the Infinix Smart HD 2021 edges this match up but only slightly, coming up as the better smartphone on this day.



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