Tecno Spark 5 Air Review

spark 5 air

The Spark 5 Lite is a lightweight version of the Tecno Spark 5 series with key features like a 2GB ram, 32GB storage, 13MP main camera, and an 8MP selfie camera.

Spark 5 Air Key Specifications:

Dimensions: 174.6 x 79.3 x 9.1 mm (6.87 x 3.12 x 0.36 inches)

Rear camera: 13MP(f/1.8) + QVGA

Front Camera: 8MP(f/2.0)

SIM: Dual Nano SIM


Storage: 32GB

Display: 7 inches dot notch display

Battery: 5000 mAh battery

Software: Android 10 Go 

Network: 2G, 3G, 4G

Processor: Cortex-A53

Spark 5 Air Design and Display: 

Tecno Spark 5 Air is really an impressive device, with its front dominated by a 7-inch display, a selfie camera, a speaker, and a flashlight. The rear is equipped with a quad-camera setup, a centrally placed fingerprint sensor, and Tecno branding. All the device features are enclosed within a 174.6 x 79.3 x 9.1 mm frame, with a 20:9 aspect ratio, 84.0% screen-to-body ratio, and a detailed 256-pixel density display.

Spark 5 Air Battery:

Just like Tecno Spark 5, the Spark 5 Air is equipped with a 5,000 mAh non-removable Li-po battery with smart battery saving technology to optimize your usage.

When fully charged, the battery is capable of 344 hours of standby time, 16 hours of calling and music, 14 hours of web browsing and video playback, and 8 hours of camera time.  

Spark 5 Air Camera:

Unlike the Spark 5 model, Spark 5 Air features a somewhat limited camera capacity.

The device features a dual-camera setup with the main camera being 13MP and f/1.8 aperture.

It is also equipped with an 8MP selfie camera with an f/2.0 aperture for clearer selfies.

Spark 5 Air Processor, Software, and Memory:

The Spark 5 is powered by the mid-tier 64-bit Cortex A53 processor clocked at 2.0 GHz, and the PowerVR GE8320 GPU for graphics handling. 

Multitasking is facilitated by a 2GB of RAM, and storage by 32GB ROM with everything tied together by Mediatek’s Helio A22 chipset.

Tecno Spark 5 runs on the Go version of Android 10.

Spark 5 Air Pros:

  • 4G support
  • Very good battery

Spark 5 Air Cons:

  • No USB 3.0 support
  • Bloatware
  • Limited camera

Spark 5 Air Full Specifications:

Design, Appearance, and Sensors

  • Dimensions: 174.6 x 79.3 x 9.1 mm (6.87 x 3.12 x 0.36 inches)
  • Weight: 
  • Sensors: GPS Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Fingerprint Sensor
  • Colors: Ice Jadeite, Spark Orange, Vacation Blue, Misty Grey


  • Type:
  • Diagonal size: 7 inches
  • Aspect ratio: 20:9
  • Screen to body ratio: 84.0%
  • Resolution: 720 x 1640 pixels
  • Pixel Density: 256 PPI

Internal Hardware

  • Chipset: Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 (12 nm)
  • Processor Type: Octa-core (2.0GHz)
  • Processor Name: Cortex-A53
  • Graphics Processor: PowerVR GE8320
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Internal Storage: 32GB

Video and Photography

  • Rear Camera: 13MP(f/1.8) + QVGA
  • Front-facing Camera: 8MP(f/2.0)


  • Bluetooth: 4.2
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
  • GPS: Yes
  • USB: 2.0

Wireless Networks and Software

  • 2G mobile network: Yes
  • 3G mobile network: Yes
  • 4G mobile network: Yes
  • 5G mobile network: No
  • SIM Type: Dual Nano SIM
  • Software / OS: Android 10 Go, HIOS 6.1


  • Battery Type and Capacity: 5000 mAh Non-removable Li-Po battery
  • Battery Charging: Normal
  • Announced: May 2020
  • Market Availability: May 2020

CrunchPhone’s Shoppers Guide:

Despite a relatively modest camera, the is quite a decent device for its price.

We definitely recommend it.

Spark 5 Air Price and Where to Buy:

The spark 5 air can be purchased for 51000 Nigerian Naira at Jumia Nigeria, which is about 131 Dollars, 763 Ghanaian Cedis, 14,029 Kenyan Shillings and 497,966 Ugandan Shillings. 

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