Tecno Spark 5 air

Tecno Spark 5 Air Review: Specifications And Price in Nigeria

The Tecno Spark 5 Air comes in as a low budget substitute to the Tecno Spark 5. In its bid to being a cheaper Android phone, some trade-offs was made. We can say the Spark 5 air is Tecno’s strategy to reach a large customers base, especially those with low budgets.

Tecno spark 5 air

Tecno Spark 5 Air Key Specs & Features

  • 7.0-inch IPS LCD, 720 x 1640 pixels (256 PPI)
  • Android 10 (Go edition), HIOS 6.0
  • 2GB RAM
  • Quad-core Processor
  • 32GB Built-in Storage, With Memory Card Support
  • 13MP + QVGA Dual Rear Camera
  • 8MP Front Camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint Sensor (Rear Mounted)
  • 5000mAh Non-Removable Li-ion Battery

Design and Display

Tecno Spark 5 air design is a clear cut of the Spark 5’s design with some adjustment. These adjustments are part of the strategy to make it cheaper than its more premium sibling.


The rear of this Android phone is home to a square camera setup housing triple cameras and a camera flash. You will also find a capacitive fingerprint sensor and the Tecno branding which indicates its a smartphone from Tecno Mobility.

On the fronts a 7.0-inch display that appears to be the biggest to have come off the Tecno spark series. This display has a screen resolution of 720 x 1640 and a screen density of 256 PPI.

The Cameras

The Spark 5 Air camera is one of the places where you can quickly spot a few trade-offs. You have got a camera setup that does away with some of the features we saw on the standard spark 5.

The rear camera setup is home to a dual-cameras as opposed to the quad-camera setup we saw on its more premium sibling. These cameras include a 13MP primary camera and a QVGA camera.

This rear camera setup is capable of shooting 1080p videos at 30fps. Also included is Panorama and HDR capture for photos.

On the front is an 8MP single shooter, which is capable of 1080p videos at 30fps and also HDR photos.

Tecno spark 5 air

Hardware and Software

Spark 5 Air is far different from the Spark 5. The presence of a quad-core processor on the Tecno spark 5 air instead of an Octa-core processor as we saw on its more premium sibling, tells a lot on performance.

This mobile phone also comes packed with a 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage with SD support, and a non-removable 5000mAh Li-Po battery.

On the software side, we have the HIOS 6.0 user interface on top of the Go edition of the Android 10 operating system.


The Tecno Spark 5 Air features a 3.5mm jack and micro-USB 2.0 port. It also features Wifi and Bluetooth.

Internet connectivity on the Tecno Spark 5 Air is capped at 4G LTE, without support for 5G Connectivity.

Tecno Spark 5 Air Price and Availability

The recommended retail price for Tecno Spark 5 air is NGN 47,000 as at the time this article was written. However, the price is expect to vary according to your mobile vendor and location in Nigeria. For the cheapest phone deals, we recommend you buy from Jumia, as their price remains the same despite your location.

The Tecno spark 5 air was launched on May 14th, 2020, and is available in four colour variation such as  Ice Jadite, Spark Orange, Vacation Blue and Misty Green Spark 5 Air is expected to go on sale from May 18th 2020.

Tecno Spark 5 Air Specs

Here are a few specs of the Tecno Spark 5 Air:

Tecno Spark 5 Air Full Specifications

Review Summary

Camera13MP (Primary) + 2MP (Wide) + QVGA  Rear Tri-Camera, 8MP Front Camera, 720p [email protected]
Battery5000 mAh
Launch Date In NigeriaMay 2020

Tecno Spark 5 Air Special Features

Fingerprint Sensor PositionRear-mounted
Other SensorsProximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass
Fingerprint SensorYes


Quick ChargingNo
Operating SystemAndroid 10, HiOS 6.0
Sim SlotsDual SIM, Micro/Nano
ModelSpark 5 Air
Launch DateMay 2020
Sim SizeNano
Network4G: Yes  3G: Available, 2G: Available
Fingerprint SensorYes


Audio Jack3.5 mm


ChipsetMediaTek Helio A22
GraphicsPowerVR GE8320
Processor2.0GHz Quad-core MediaTek Helio A22 Processor
Architecture64 bit


Thickness 9.1mm
ColorsIce Jadite, Spark Orange, Vacation Blue and Misty Green


Display TypeIPS LCD
Aspect Ratio
Bezel-less DisplayNo
Pixel Density256 ppi
Screen ProtectionNo
Screen Size7 inches
Screen Resolution720 x 1640 pixels
Touch ScreenYes


Internal Memory32 GB
Expandable MemoryYes Up to 128GB


SettingsExposure compensation, ISO control
Camera FeaturesAutofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama
Rear Camera13MP (Primary) + QVGA  Dual-Camera
Shooting ModesContinuous Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR), Face detection, Face beauty
Front Camera8MP Camera, 720p [email protected]
Physical Aperture
FlashYes LED Flash


Quick ChargingNo
Capacity5000 mAh


WifiYes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n
Wifi FeaturesWi-Fi Direct, Mobile Hotspot
BluetoothYes v5.0
USB Type-CYes, USB 3.1
USB ConnectivityMass storage device, USB charging
Network Support4G, 3G, 2G
Sim TypeDual Sim
SIM SizeNano (Hybrid)

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