Going by what we know so far, the Tecno Spark series will continue to appear every year.
Tecno mobile has officially announced the Spark 3 which is this year version. The handset comes with a new design and the specifications have been upgraded as well. Although the Spark 2 is still trending, however, there are some areas that the Spark 3 wins and that is what we will be figuring out in this post. So it’s going to be the comparison between the Tecno Spark 3 and the Tecno Spark 2.
In this article we talk about:
Tecno Spark 3 VS Tecno Spark 2: Design Comparison
On the body, both phones are built with the same plastic. The Spark 3 has been upgraded in terms of design and display. The handset has a smooth panel with a combo rear camera vertically arranged alongside an LED flash. It has a fingerprint sensor as well. As for the Spark 2, it only boasts of a single rear camera with an LED flash and a fingerprint sensor on the panel. On the color availability, the Spark 3 is available in Grey, Blue and Gold colors, while the Spark 2 is available in Champagne Gold, Black, Coral Blue, and Metallic Red.
Tecno Spark 3 VS Tecno Spark 2: Display Comparison
On the front, the Spark 3 has a notch with a bigger screen size of 6.2 inches with a resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels and 268 PPI density, while the Tecno Spark 2 has a screen size of 6.0 inches with a resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels and 268 PPI density. Both phones are equipped with the same IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen and they have display protection as well. The Spark 3 packs the trending 19:9 ratio with 84.5% screen-to-body ratio, while the Spark 2 has 18:9 ratio with a 76.5% screen-to-body ratio.
Tecno Spark 3 VS Tecno Spark 2: Camera Comparison
On the camera department, the Spark has a combo rear camera of 13 + 2 MP with quad-LED flash and it can shoot 1080p@30fps video resolution, while the Tecno Spark 2 has a single rear camera of 13 MP with f/2.0, AutoFocus, dual LED flash and it can shoots 720p@30fps video resolution. On the front for selfies, both phones have the same front camera of 8-megapixel. The Spark 3 has FaceID, Face Beautification, HDR and an LED flash, while the Spark 2 camera is paired with a dual LED flash.
Tecno Spark 3 VS Tecno Spark 2: Performance Comparison
On the hardware, the Tecno Spark 3 packs a MediaTek MT6761 Helio A22 chipset with Quad-core 2.0 GHz processor and PowerVR GE8300 for graphics, while the Tecno Spark 2 has Mediatek MT6580 chipset with Quad-core 1.3 GHz processor and Mali-400MP2 for graphics. The Spark 3 is powered by Android 9.0 Pie, while the Spark 2 is powered by Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition). On the memory, the Spark 3 has 2GB RAM with 16GB of inbuilt storage, while the Spark 2 is available in 1GB/2GB RAM with internal memory of 16GB. You can still expand them with a micro SD card.
Tecno Spark 3 VS Tecno Spark 2
|Compare||Tecno Spark 3||Tecno Spark 2|
|DIMENSIONS||156.5 x 76 x 5.6 mm, 150 g||157.1 x 75.7 x 8 mm, 175g|
|DISPLAY||6.2 inches, IPS, LCD Capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1520 pixels, 268 PPI||6.0 inches, IPS, LCD capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1440 pixels, 268 PPI|
|PROCESSOR||Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22, Quad-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53||Mediatek MT6580 (28 nm), Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7|
|MEMORY||2GB + 16GB||1/2GB, 16GB|
|SOFTWARE||Android 9.0 (Pie)||Android 8.1 (Oreo)|
|CONNECTIVITY||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|CAMERA||REAR: 13 Megapixel + 2 Megapixels FRONT: 8 Megapixels||REAR: 13 Megapixels FRONT: 8 Megapixels|
|BATTERY||3,500 mAh||3,500 mAh|
|ADDITIONAL FEATURES||Fingerprint Sensor||Fingerprint Sensor|
Tecno Spark 3 VS Tecno Spark 2: Battery & Price Comparison
Both phones have the same nonremovable battery capacity of 3500 mAh without fast charging technology. The Spark 2 will sell at a price of $75, while the Spark 2 will sell at a price of $79.
On the overall, the Tecno Spark 3 will perform better than the Spark 2 smartphone. The handset will make a wise buy. It has a good camera, a bigger screen size and it’s more affordable as well.