Our comparison sees us pit two siblings against each other in the TECNO Spark Power 2 vs TECNO Spark 5 match-up. These smartphones from Transsion holdings have gained a foothold in Africa in recent times due to their competitive price points and impressive specs.
Both smartphones are entry level devices with a number of similarities and great price points. But today, it is the differences between both we will look more closely at, helping us select one of these devices over the other.
First off, we will take a deeper look at the specs both smartphones wield in a side-by-side comparison.
TECNO Spark Power 2 vs TECNO Spark 5 Comparison Table
Here, we take a sneak peek at the specifications both smartphones pack under their beautiful designs.
|TECNO Spark Power 2||TECNO Spark 5|
|2G, 3G, 4G||2G, 3G, 4G|
|7.0 inches, 1640 × 720 pixels, 20.5:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD display||6.6 inches, 1600 × 720 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD display|
|Android 10 with HiOS 6.1||Android 10 with HiOS 6.1|
|Octa-core MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22, 2.0GHz||Quad-core MediaTek MT6761 Helio A22, 2.0GHz|
|16MP selfie camera||8MP selfie camera|
|16MP + 5MP + 2MP + AI sensor quad rear cameras with LED flash||13MP + 2MP + 2MP triple rear cameras with LED flash|
|64GB internal storage + dedicated microSD card slot up to 256GB||32GB internal storage + dedicated microSD card slot up to 128GB|
|4GB RAM||2GB RAM|
|6,000mAh battery with 18W Standard charging||5,000mAh battery with 5W Standard charge|
TECNO Spark Power 2 vs TECNO Spark 5: Where The Spark Power 2 Has The Edge
The Spark Power 2 has a massive display with a slightly better screen resolution than its sibling, making it a delight for users who love to read, watch movies or play games on their mobile devices.
It also offers more onboard storage and external memory than its sibling, bringing more RAM to the table too. In the optics department, it has more cameras which offer better-looking numbers than its rival, though this does not necessarily translate to a better camera experience.
The Spark Power 2 has a stronger battery with faster charging tech and comes at a very good price point for buyers looking to get a solid entry-level smartphone.
TECNO Spark Power 2 vs TECNO Spark 5: Where the Spark 5 Has The Edge
The Spark 5 offers a slightly cheaper option for buyers who want something below the ₦50,000. It is also lighter than its sibling device and weighs less, making it easier to carry around in a pocket or a small purse.
It also supports 4G technology and brings the Android 10 OS to the table too.
TECNO Spark Power 2 vs TECNO Spark 5: Which Budget Smartphone Should You Go For?
Both devices have their different strengths, qualities and weaknesses. However, if I had ₦50,000 to spend on a smartphone, I would go right in for the TECNO Spark Power 2. Its better RAM, higher storage space, bigger battery and all-round better specs see it win this match-up.
Yes, the TECNO Spark Power 2 is a tad more expensive than its sibling, but if you had a few extra thousands to spend on a smartphone, then the Spark Power 2 should be your pick of the duo. The Spark 5 may be a cheaper alternative, but it does not really have any standout advantage over the Spark Power 2.
With all the facts and figures laid bare before you, the TECNO Spark Power 2 wins this head-to-head.
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