Tecno M5 Review and Price in Nigeria & Kenya

Tecno M5 is a more affordable variant of the top of the line Tecno M series. It keeps most of the great features of the popular Tecno M3 released in early in 2013.  The Tecno M5 combines perfect functionality and affordable price, it features a 4.5-inch touch-screen, runs on Android 4.2.2 (Jelly Bean), has 1GB of RAM, 8 MP rear camera with a front VGA camera.

The Design & Screen

The design of the Tecno M5 does not look that fantastic, it is made for entry-level users. It sports a plastic cover that protects it from moisture and dust and makes the phone more comfortable to carry in hand. The mid-range device measures a dimension of 135.6 x 68.3 x 10.5mm and weighs 130g.

It has a 4.5-inch TFT capacitive display consisting of 256,000 colors and shades. The display resolution maxes out at 480 x 854 pixels and has a resolution density of about 218 ppi.

The Camera

The device sports an 8MP rear snapper. The camera captures images at a maximum resolution of 3264 x 2448 pixels that captures motion at 720P resolution. The Tecno M5 also has an LED flash a few millimeters below the camera for low light shooting. It however has a 1.3MP front facing camera.

Hardware and Software

Under the hood of the Tecno M5 comes a 1.3 GHz dual-core Cortex-A7 processor aided with a 1GB of RAM. This is almost double to what the amount found on the Tecno M3. Therefore, you should expect a significant surge in the performance of the Tecno M5.

Apps launch extremely fast on the device, and there is seamless multitasking between running Apps.

The Tecno M5 has 4GB of internal memory of which a paltry 1GB is available to user that can be upgraded up to 32 GB via microSD card slot. The phone runs Android 4.2.2 OS out of the box.

Raising the hardened plastic rear cover will reveal a super 1,800MAh Li-Ion battery which is impressive for a device in its price group.



2G Network :   GSM 900 / 1800
3G Network :   HSDPA 2100
4G Network :   No
SIM :   Dual mini SIM
Status :   Available November 2013


Dimensions :   135.6 x 68.3 x 10.5mm, 130 grams
Keyboard :   Touchscreen
Colors :   White, Black, Yellow, Gray, Pink
Cover :   Plastic


Type :   TFT capacitive touchscreen with 256,000 colors
Size :   480 x 854 pixels, 4.5 inches, 218 pixels per inch (PPI)

Memory And OS

Card slot :   MicroSD, up to 32GB
Internal :   4GB
OS :   Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Processors :   1.3GHz dual-core CPU, MediaTek MT6572 chipset
RAM :   1GB


Alert types :   Vibration, MP3 ringtones
Loudspeaker :   Yes
Audio port :   3.5mm jack


2G :   GPRS – up to 85.6 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3G :   Up to 22.2 mbps uplink; Up to 5.76 mbps downlink
4G :   No
WIFI :   Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WIFI hotspot, Wi-Fi direct
Bluetooth :   Version 3.0
NFC :   No
USB :   MicroUSB v2.0


Primary :   8MP, up to 3264×2448-pixel pictures, HDR, face and smile detection camera with LED flash
Video :   [email protected]
Secondary :   1.3MP, up to 1200×1024-pixel pictures


Capacity :   1800mAh Li-Ion battery
Stand-by :   N/a
Talk time :   N/a
Music play :   N/a

Other Features

Sensors :   Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass, Ambient light sensor
Messaging :   SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser :   HTML5
Java :   No
– SNS integration
– MP4/MPEG4/H.263/H.26           player
-MP3/WAV/eAAC+/AC3/FLAC           player
– Document viewer
– FM radio
– Image viewer
– Voice memo/dial/command
– Predictive text input
– Google Search, Facebook,           Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk


Price :   About 125 USD

You can however get it cheaper on Jiji website here if you are in Nigeria.

What is Tecno M5 Price and Availability Status?

You can click on the links below to view latest Tecno M5 price & availability.

Where to Buy Tecno M5 & Pay On Delivery

Jumia Nigeria |from N13,995 [eafl id=”14742″ name=” https://techlector.com/offer/jumia-ng-tecno/ ” text=”View Price Offers, Click Here”]!

Jumia Kenya |from Ksh3,530 [eafl id=”15594″ name=”Jumia KE Tecno” text=”View Price Offers, Click Here”]!

Jumia Ghana |from GH?159 [eafl id=”15683″ name=” https://techlector.com/offer/jumia-gh-general/ ” text=”View Price Offers, Click Here”]!

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