Hong Kong-based Transsion Holding’s Tecno Mobiles today launched the Tecno Spark Power 2 budget smartphone which is, as its name suggests, power-packed with a massive 6,000mAh battery. Besides that, the new addition to Tecno’s Spark series also boasts of a large notched-display and a quad-rear camera setup.
The Tecno Spark Power 2 is priced at INR9,999 in India for the single 4GB RAM+64GB storage variant. It will go on sale starting June 23 exclusively on Flipkart. It will be available in Ice Jadeite and Misty Gray colorways.
The smartphone comes in uniform plastic body design with the rear side getting a fingerprint scanner and vertically placed rectangular camera module which includes four cameras. The fingerprint scanner doubles as a camera shutter button as well as can receive and record calls and dismiss alarms.
Upfront, the smartphone features a massive 7-inch IPS LCD display with HD+ (720×1640) resolution and 480 nits of brightness. It comes with a 20:9 aspect ratio as well as a 90.6 percent screen-to-body ratio.
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Pumping power from under the hood is 2GHz MediaTek Helio P22 octa-core SoC which pairs with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. There is a dedicated microSD card slot to expand the storage to up to 256GB.
Quad camera setup at the back consists of a 16MP f/1.85 primary sensor, a 5MP ultra-wide-angle sensor with a 115-degree field of view (FoV), and a 2MP macro sensor. The rear camera is laced with features like the Bokeh effect, Auto Scene Detection, AI Body Shaping, AI HDR, AR Mode, Google Lens, AI Beauty, and Panorama.
The smartphone employs a 16MP f/2.0 selfie camera with 78.3- degree viewing angle inside the water-drop notch. The selfie shooter gets features like AR Mode, AI Beauty, Wide Selfie, Portrait Mode, and more.
The Tecno Spark Power 2 houses a humongous 6,000mAh battery and is bundled with an 18W fast charger. As per the company, the battery can last up to 19 hours of internet, 13 hours of game playing, and 14 hours of video playback. On the software side of things, the Tecno Spark Power 2 runs HIOS 6.1 with Android 10 as the base.
Other important stuff includes Dirac-powered dual speakers, a dedicated Google Assistant button, a 3.5mm headphone jack, and support for 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth 5.0.