Tecno Spark 3: Features, Specifications and Price

The Tecno Spark series is the youth-focused budget device sold by Tecno Mobility. The Tecno Spark 3 comes with some specifications that Tecno fan base will love to see.

Design and Display

The Tecno Spark 3 comes with a U shaped notched design, which houses the front camera, earpiece and sensors. At the rear side sits dual rear camera (( single camera sensor for 1GB version))supported by flashlight and a fingerprint sensor.

Over to display, you get a 6.2 inch IPS to display offering 720 x 1520 pixel resolution and a 19:9 aspect ratio.


The camera department depends on the type on two RAM variables. You can get a single 13 MP version with the 1 GB RAM version or a dual 13 MP + 2 MP camera with the 2 GB RAM variants. Both devices have a single 8 MP shooter.

Hardware Components (Processor and Memory)

The Tecno Spark 3 smartphone comes in two variants and the differences is also shown in their hardware components. The low memory 1 GB variant uses a MediaTek MT6580 chipset while the other higher 2 GB RAM variant uses the MediaTek Helio A22 chipset clocked at 2.0 GHz, supported by PowerVR GE6320 GPU.

In the storage department, both devices have 16 GB inbuilt memory expandable to 32 GB using a memory card.

Battery and OS

The Tecno Spark 3 offers 3500 mAh battery capable of serving the users for a full day. For OS, there is still a distinction between the two devices as the 1 GB RAM version utilise Android 8.1 Oreo OS (Go version) while the 3 GB RAM version has the HIOS based on Android 9.0 Pie.

Overall Specifications


OS Android 8.1 Oreo Go | Android 9.0 Pie
Display 6.2inch notched IPS LCD
Camera 13 MP 8 MP selfie | 13 MP+ 2 MP, 8 MP selfie
Storage 16 GB Expandable to 32 GB
Processor Quad Core, 1.5 GHz
Battery 3500 mAh
Security Face ID and Fingerprint ID


Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA
2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G No
SIM Type Dual nano-SIM slot

Design and Display

Dimensions 159.8 x 76.8 x 8.5 mm
Height 159.8 mm
Width 78.8 mm
Thickness 8.5 mm
Weight 192g
Display Size 6.2-inch
Display Resolution 720p HD+ (1520 x 720 pixels)
Display Technology IPS LCD
Build Glass
Protection Information not available
Colours Bordeaux Red, Nebula Black, and Champagne Gold Hardware


OS Android 8.1 Oreo Go | Android 9.0 Pie
Processor Name/Technology MediaTek MT6580 | Helio P22
Number of Processor Cores 4
Processor Speed 4 Cortex A53 clocked at 1.3GHz | 4 Cortex A53 clocked at 2.0GHz
Graphics Chipset ARM Mali GPU clocked at 500 MHz | PowerVR GE8100 clocked at 570 MHz
RAM 1 GB | 2 GB
Internal Storage 16 GB
External Storage Yes, Up to 32GB
Sensors G-sensor, P-Sensor, Gyro, Touch Sensor, Electronic Compass


Front 8 MP Camera,
Rear 13 MP + 2 MP
Features Autofocus, Dual LED Flash, Geo-Tagging, Touch Focus, Face Detection, Panorama, Portrait


Video FLV, MP4, MKV, AVI, 3GP
Audio WAV, MP3, MP2, ACC, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, MIDI, Vorbis, APE, AAC-Plus V1, AAC-Plus V2, FLAC, WMA, ADPCM
Image Jpeg, Png, Gif, Bmp
Speaker Chipset Nil
Audio Jack Yes, 3.5mm


Bluetooth Bluetooth® 5.0, A2DP, LE
Wifi Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot
USB Yes, 2.0


Battery Capacity 3,500 mAh
Battery Technology Li Po
Fast Charging No
Removable No

Extra Features

Security Features Face ID and Finger Print


Around ₦ 34,000 – ₦ 47,000