Tecno Spark 20 review: the spark is in the battery

The Tecno Spark 20 smartphone from Tecno Mobile offers a powerful performance, and a great camera at an affordable price. Find out the Spark 20 price in Nigeria, specs, and features in this review.

Tecno Spark 20 review: the spark is in the battery
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Launched in December 2023, the Tecno Spark 20 joins the Tecno Spark series after the Spark 10. The Tecno Spark 20 offers an affordable yet high-performing smartphone in colours like Gravity Black, Cyber White, Neon Gold, and the unique Magic Skin 2.0 (Blue).  

It's important to note that the Tecno Spark 20 is part of a broader lineup, which also includes the Tecno Spark 20 Pro and the Tecno Spark 20 Pro Plus. For those interested in the Pro and Pro Plus variants, we'll be covering those in upcoming reviews to give each model the attention it deserves. 

Earning accolades for its performance, camera quality, battery life, and overall value since its launch, the Tecno Spark 20 has impressed early adopters and general users alike. This review will provide an overview of its features and pricing, helping you decide if the Tecno Spark 20 is a smart investment for you.

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  • Ultra-fast Helio G85 Processor: Ensures smooth performance even through demanding tasks and games, eliminating lag.
  • Vibrant 6.6-inch HD+ Display: The expansive display provides a clear and immersive viewing experience, enhanced by a 90Hz refresh rate for smoother scrolling and visuals.
  • Powerful Camera Capabilities: With a 50MP rear camera featuring AI-powered scene detection, and a 32MP front camera with advanced beauty algorithms, capture stunning photos and selfies in any setting.
  • Long Battery Life: A massive 5000mAh battery supports all-day usage, ensuring you’re always connected.
  • Latest Android Experience: Runs on Android 13 with Tecno’s customized HiOS 13 for a smooth, intuitive interface.
  • Dual SIM and Security Features: Offers flexibility with dual SIM support and keeps your device secure with a fingerprint sensor and face unlock.
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  • Display Resolution: The 720x1612 resolution might not provide the sharpest visuals compared to higher-resolution screens but offers decent colour reproduction and viewing angles for everyday tasks.
  • Plastic Build: This might not feel as premium due to its plastic construction, affecting durability.
  • GPU Perfomance: Users have reported that the Tecno Spark 20 Pro may experience overheating during intensive gaming sessions or when running multiple apps simultaneously.

Pricing and availability in Nigeria

Tecno Spark 20 price in Nigeria starts from ₦165,000 for the 4GB RAM 128GB storage variant. The smartphone is currently available in Slot, Jumia and various retail stores nationwide.

  • Spark 20 128GB+4GB RAM - ₦165,000
  • Spark 20 128GB+8GB RAM - ₦185,000
  • Spark 20 256GB+8GB RAM - ₦209,200

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