Tecno Spark 5 Pro Review – Features, Price and Specification

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Tecno Spark 5 Pro

Tecno recently released its new Tecno Spark 5 Pro to the market. This device has a premium gradient finish and is packed with amazing features.
It sports a 6.6 inch Dot-In display, 8MP selfie camera and a 16MP main camera along with an LED flash light at the front and back for clearer photos and videos at night.

The Spark 5 Pro has a high resolution of 720 * 1600 pixels and 90.2% screen ratio, making it a much broader display. The display has a decent colour, brightness and sharpness.

The 5000 mAh battery gives the Spark 5 Pro a reasonable battery life with the help of the smart power-saving feature.

The Spark 5 Pro sports a new Hios 6.0, Google lens, Face unlock 2.0 and a 120 frame slow motion photography.

The Tecno Spark 5 Pro comes in two main configuration. A 4GB RAM + 128GB storage space and a 3GB RAM + 64GB storage space.

Tecno Spark 5 Pro Design

Tecno Spark 5 Pro Review - Features, Price and Specification
Design

The Spark 5 Pro has a sleek design. It has a nice feel when it is held and as well as a very nice display. The device has a premium finish and is a bit curvy at its edges which feels great.

The Tecno Spark 5 Pro packs a 6.6 inch Dot-In display and one front camera at the top left corner. The earpiece is located on the frame edge slightly to the right and above the front camera. To the left of the earpiece there is an LED flash light for taking selfies at night.

The volume and power buttons are placed on the right side of the device. While on the left side, we have the dual nano SIM and microSD card tray.

At the bottom, you will find the 3.5mm phone jack, the speaker grille and a USB-C port.

This device comes with a quad camera setup at the rear as the main camera and an LED flash light. Slightly to the right of the main camera is the finger print sensor which is ridiculously fast in response.

The Tecno Spark 5 Pro comes in four fantastic gradient colours, ice Jadeite, spark orange, seabed blue and cloud white.

Tecno Spark 5 Pro Display

Tecno Spark 5 Pro Review - Features, Price and Specification
Display

The Tecno Spark 5 Pro sports a 6.6 ich Dot-In display. It has a high resolution of 720 * 1600 pixels, and a screen ratio of 90.2%. The screen ratio contributes to a more wonderful and much broader full view display experience. The device has a brightness of 480nits, which means it gets really bright , enough for you to see your screen display clearly under sun light. The Tecno Spark 5 Pro display has a decent colour, sharpness and brightness.

Therefore, it is safe to say that the display is truly immersive, wider and has brighter visual experience for users.

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Tecno Spark 5 Pro Camera

Tecno Spark 5 Pro Review - Features, Price and Specification
Camera

The Tecno Spark 5 Pro comes with a 8MP front camera at the top left corner and a Quad camera setup with a 16MP main camera at the rear.

The rear camera comprises of a 2MP Macro lens for close-up shot, 2MP depth lens for AI Bokeh Effect, and a 16MP main camera. This device is loaded with outstanding camera sensitive elements, f/1.8 big aperture and brand-new algorithm AI camera 3.0.

The 16 MP main camera enables highly clear and more natural photos whether it is day time or night. Great details can be seen clearly with the 8* digital zoomcapability on captured images on this device.

The Quad rear flash efficiently solves the problem of dim photos in dark environments. Every shot taken by this device would be clear, bright and beautiful enough even at night.

Tecno claims to have a 14% improvement in the image sharpness than their previous spark models such as Spark 5, Spark 4 and Spark 3. By far, I find this to be true from my experience using the Tecno Spark 5 Pro. However, have it in mind that the image quality may vary from time to time.

The 8MP AI selfie camera offers a smoother and funnier selfie experience, with its fully developed facial algorithm, saving your time for retouches. With its dual front LED flash and portrait HDR, brighter and charming selfie in a low light Scenario is easily achievable.

Camera features

The Tecno Spark 5 Pro cameras has some great features that help improve user photo experience. Some of which are AI Scene Detection, AI HDR, Wider and better AI Bokeh Effect, Macro Photography, AI Body Shaping, AI Beauty Mode, AR shot(AR Sticker), 120 Frame slow Motion photography.

120 Frame Slow Motion Photography

SPARK 5 Pro supports 120 frame slow motion photography. Capture the motion trail or change of every movement has never been so easy. Record more fresh episodes for fun video.

AI Scene Detection
AI Scene Detection

10 different scene detection fully cover both simple and mixed scenes at the same time. Once the scene is recognized, it would offer corresponding AI optimization, letting you take more realistic and detailed photos.

AI HDR

AI HDR controls the light part from getting overexposed, showing more detailed and crisp dark parts. The fog removal algorithm improves the overall selfie effect. The colour output is loss less and presents every details, making the selfie portrait more colorful and vivid.

Wider and better AI Bokeh Effect

Background Bokeh Effect has been fully upgraded, giving portraits better focus in the whole picture along with processing details carefully.

Macro Photography
Tecno Spark 5 Pro Review - Features, Price and Specification
Macro Photography

The extreme close-up shot clearly shows more details and reveals the beauty of the smaller things around you.

AI Body Shaping

The first AI based Body Shaping is incorporated according to different body types, helping you showcase your dream body figure.

AI Beauty Mode
Tecno Spark 5 Pro Review - Features, Price and Specification
AI Beauty Mode

Presetting three kinds of localized beauty effects, skin polishing, intelligent brightening, big eyes, thin face are all a part of the AI Beauty Mode. Various adjustments on UI interface have been done and now support a real-time preview in one click.

AR Shot (AR Sticker)

Turn to the AR Shot mode, choose your favorite AR stickers, and take a lovely selfie. Cute animal animation effects offer new selfie experience. Have more fun when you take a selfie with an AR Shot.

Tecno Spark 5 Pro Performance

Performance

Tecno Spark 5 Pro sports anew Hios 6.0 OS based on Android Q. The new Hios 6.0 comes with an improved OS performance and user experience. The 4GB RAM and 8-Core fast processor on the device provides a more stable and fluent performance while operating. Multitasking and gaming experience have become faster and smoother on this device. It takes less time to load apps while multitasking and switching between apps.

Casual games like asphalt work perfectly on this device without any stutter. While heavy games can also be played on this device, not all heavy games will run perfectly smooth without stuttering.

Tecno Spark 5 Pro Battery Life

Battery Life

The Tecno Spark 5 Pro has a good battery life. With its 5000mAh battery, it can last for up to a day without charging. The smart power-saving feature on this device helps to prolong the duration of the battery life during usage.

When the smart power-saving mode on this device is active, it is estimated that the battery should last for about 430 hours on stand bytime, 17 hours when playing music, 18 hours on web browsing and 14 hours on video playback.

In conculsion, you will have a decent battery experience using the Tecno Spark 5 Pro.

Specification

General

BrandTecno
ModelSpark 5 Pro
Release date13th July 2020
Launched in IndiaYes
Form factorTouchscreen
Dimensions (mm)164.70 x 76.30 x 8.75
Battery capacity (mAh)5000
Removable batteryNo
Wireless chargingNo
ColoursIce Jadeite, Cloud White, Spark Orange, Seabed Blue

Display

Screen size (inches)6.60
TouchscreenYes
Resolution720×1600 pixels
Aspect ratio20:9

Hardware

Processorocta-core
Processor makeMediaTek Helio A25
RAM4GB
Internal storage64GB

Camera

Rear camera16-megapixel (f/f/1.8) + 2-megapixel + 2-megapixel + AI
Rear flashYes
Front camera8-megapixel (f/f/2.0)
Front flashDual LED

Software

Operating systemAndroid 10
SkinHiOS

Connectivity

Wi-FiYes
GPSYes
BluetoothYes
USB OTGYes
FMYes

Sensors

Face unlockYes
Fingerprint sensorYes

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Should I Buy The Tecno Spark 5 Pro

Buy it if you:

  • Want a budget phone
  • Want a phone with decent battery life.
  • Are not concerned with having the very best picture quality.
  • Are looking to upgrade from a previous Tecno Spark version.
  • Desire to tryout a new phone brand.
  • Need a budget device that has good performance while playing games and multitasking.

The Final Verdict

Tecno did a really nice job on this device. The Tecno Spark 5 Pro is a phone with quality display, camera, battery and performance speed.

This device has a decent battery life and can go a day of usage without charging. Although, you have to keep the smart power saving feature active to achieve this.

The premium design of the Tecno Spark 5 Pro, both the interior and exterior makes this device the perfect budget phone for most people.


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