Tecno Spark Power 2 Air debuts with dual stereo speakers
The recently released Tecno Spark Power 2 air expectedly comes packed with excellent yet relatively reduced features compared to the Spark Power 2. Tecno’s Power series acknowledges the importance of a strengthened battery capacity to the efficiency of a smartphone user, as such batteries of devices in this series are of much capacity. This smartphone series have devices which have worthy battery life, as do the Pouvoir series.
The Spark Power 2 Air device is a budget smartphone made to trill markets with low purchasing power. The quad cameras similar to ones made for its flagship models is retained for this device, adding depth to the imaging feature of the device.
A 7″ immersive HD screen envelops the dot-in display of Tecno Spark Power 2 air. However, unlike the power 2, there’s no mention of fast charging.
The fingerprint sensor is on the rear. Detailed specifications below.
The Tecno Spark Power 2 Air bears a 7-inch HD+ (1640×720) display with a 20.5:9 aspect ratio. This large display specifications make for a 90.6 percent screen-to-body ratio while the peak brightness it could usher is 480 nits. Full display specs follows below:
|Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Display size||7.00 inches|
|Display resolution||720 x 1640 pixels; 20.5:9 ratio (~256 ppi density)|
|Ratios||~90.55% screen-to-body ratio (advertised)|
|Dimensions||174.9 x 79.6 x 9.2 mm (6.89 x 3.13 x 0.36 in)|
|Weight||220 g (7.76 oz)|
|Colors||Ice Jadeite, Cosmic Shine|
Tecno Spark Power 2 Air — Camera
Glaring from the elegant rear of the smartphone is an AI quad camera setup which features a 13MP primary camera with an f1.8 aperture and 8X digital zoom; a 2MP bokeh; another 2MP macro lens; and an AI lens. A quad flash situated beside the quad cameras is designed to help users capture scenes in dim environments. The rear cameras have features ranging from auto-scene detection mode, bokeh mode, AI HDR modes, AI stickers and macro photography.
At the front of the Spark Power 2 Air is an 8MP AI front camera with dual front flash. For its camera and other of its specifications, it bears semblance to the Pouvoir 4.
|Rear camera features||Quad-LED flash, panorama, HDR|
|Rear camera video||[email protected]|
|Selfie camera features||Dual-LED flash, HDR|
Memory, Software and Processor
Like the Pouvoir 4, Tecno Spark Power 2 Air has a RAM memory of 3GB and an internal storage of 32GB which could be expandable upto 256GB.
A popular Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 processor based on eight cores handles the performance of the device, while a PowerVR GE8320 games processor efficiently make for smooth gaming.
The smartphone is based on the latest Android 10 operating system.
|Chipset||Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 (12 nm)|
|CPU||Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53|
|Memory Card slot||microSDXC (dedicated slot)|
|Operating system||Android 10|
Battery, Sensors and connectivities
Interestingly, the Spark Power 2 Air device comes with dual stereo speakers powered by Dirac, making for a scintillating stereo effects and apt sound optimisation.
The fingerprint sensor is adorned to the rear of the smartphone, while the Bluetooth version is a contemporary 5.0. Bringing diversity to the unlocking options of the phone is a Face Unlock 2.0. Other connectivity options are well tabled below.
For the battery, the Spark Power 2 Air sports a 6000mAh lithium-polimer irremovable battery. According to the phonemaker, Spark Power 2 Air can run up to four days after full charge, affording to a user a standby time of 560 hours, calling time of 38 hours, game playing time of 13 hours, Internet and wifi time of 20 hours, music playback of 151 hours and video playback time of 15 hours. Meanwhile, although the spark power 2 has an 18w fast charging, such hasn’t been made for its ‘air’ variant.
|Battery Type||Lithium Polymer|
|accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Yes, with dual stereo speakers|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS|
|Release date||14th September 2020|
Price and availability in Nigeria
The price of Tecno Spark Power 2 Air in Nigeria is ~N45,000.
Once available, the price would fluctuate depending on demands.
Tecno Spark Power 2 Air — Verdict
The Spark Power 2 Air smartphone is undoubtedly a budget device, made as a splinter variant to the main model of it — the Tecno Spark Power 2. However, even as at being a variant to the Spark Power 2, all its major specifications are surprisingly similar to those of the Pouvoir 4.
Nonetheless, the smartphone comes with a excellent battery capacity at 6000mAh, dual stereo speakers for an immersive sound output, dual dedicated micro-SIM slot and other enviable features as was discussed above. And this places the smartphone as an excellent one for its price.
- Excellent display specifications
- good storages.
- Good performance specifications
- Excellent battery capacity — 6,000mAh
- Has dual stereo speakers
- It’s a pocket-friendly device
- There is no side-placed fingerprint sensor — Newer brands are resorting to side and optical fingerprint sensors.
- The camera specifications are also relatively poor.