Check this out as we compare the cheapest and best budget-friendly smartphones of 2018, the Infinix Smart 2 vs Tecno Spark 2
The Infinix Smart 2 vs. Tecno Spark 2 heralds one of the best affordable Android phones of 2018 from our top mobile telecommunications companies.
The Tecno Spark 2 as we all know is a successor to the Tecno Spart K7 while the Infinix Smart 2 figures as the upgrade alongside smart 2 Pro to 2017’s Infinix Smart.
However, these two lovely phones have proved to be quite efficient and nonetheless affordable. Typically, if you are looking towards buying a budget-friendly smartphone, these phones will stand within sight. This article will help you pick which suits you better while taking care of your pockets as we explore the pros and cons of buying each one of them.
Design – Infinix Smart 2 vs Tecno Spark 2
The Infinx Smart 2 and Tecno Spark 2 both feature a face unlock system. However, the fingerprint sensor is entirely different for both models. Whereas the Tecno Spark 2 features this sensor at the rear end right below the camera, the Infinix Smart 2 only features the fingerprint scanner in the 2GB RAM model.
Also, the Tecno Spark 2 is slimmer with about 7.5mm thickness while the Infinix Smart 2 measures 8.4mm in diameter.
The Infinix Smart 2, however, has a single rear camera with LED flash at the top left back corner. However, you can get the Tecno Spark 2 in two main color variants; Gold and Black. On the other hand, the Infinix Smart 2 is available in a wide variety of colors: Red, Gold, Blue, Rose, and Black.
Hardware/Software- Infinix Smart 2 vs Tecno Spark 2
The Tecno Spark 2 is built to run on the MediaTek MT6580WP chipset, 1.4 GHz Quad-core processor as well as an ARM Mali-400 MP2 graphics. Also, the Tecno Spark 2 runs on the Go edition of the Android 8.1 Oreo with HiOS 3.3 and has a 1GB RAM and internal storage of 16GB
The Infinix Smart 2, on the other hand, uses the MediaTek MT6739 chips, a Quad-core processor clocked at 1.5GHz and PowerVR GE8100 graphics processing unit.
It also has two different RAM models: 1GB and 2GB and runs different OS as well. The Infinix Smart 2 1GB RAM variant runs on the Go version of the Andriod 8.1 Oreo like the Spark 2. However, the 2GB variant gives you more power than the Tecno Spark 2 which runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with XOS 3.3 Hummingbird.
Battery – Infinix Smart 2 vs Tecno Spark 2
Both smartphones have productive battery capacity however the Infinix Smart 2 offers less with a non-removable Li-Ion 3050 mAh battery while the Tecno Spark 2 has a non-removable Li-Ion 3500mAH battery life.
Camera – Infinix Smart 2 vs Tecno Spark 2
The Infinix Smart 2 and Tecno spark 2 both have the same camera capacity. Their rear end is equipped with a 13MP sensor while the front is fitted with an 8MP selfie camera. However, the Infinix Smart 2 rear camera comes with dual LED flash which means more light for extra brighter and clear pictures in the dark.
Key Specifications – Infinix Smart 2 vs Tecno Spark 2
|Infinix Smart 2||Tecno Spark 2|
|Dimensions/Weight||148 x 71 x 8.4 mm. Weight: 148g||148 x 71 x7.5 mm. Weight: 148g|
|Display||5.5 inch (79% screen-to-body ratio)
720 x 1440 pixels with 282 PPI density and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
|6.0 inch (75% screen-to-body ratio)
720 x 1440 pixels with 268 PPI density and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
microSD, up to 128GB (dedicated slot)
microSD, up to 128GB (dedicated slot)
|Software||Android 8.1 Oreo (with XOS 3.3)||Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition) with HiOS 3.3|
|Hardware||MediaTek MT6739 chipset with Quad-core 1.5GHz processor||MediaTek MT6580WP chipset with Quad-core 1.4GHz processor|
|Camera||8MP front camera with a dual-LED + 13MP rear camera with dual-LED flash||8MP front camera with LED flash + 13MP rear camera with LED flash|
|Connectivity||2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
|2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
|Battery||Non-removable Li-lon 3050 mAh battery||Non-removable Li-lon 3500 mAh battery|
|Additional Features||Fingerprint sensor (2GB variant)
Pricing – Infinix Smart 2 vs Tecno spark 2
The Infinix Smart 2 sells within the range of N32,000 to about N35,000 while the Tecno Spark 2 sells at about N36,000 to about N38,600. Therefore, the Infinix Smart 2 can be deemed more budget friendly.
The bottom line
The Infinix Smart 2 and Tecno Spark 2 are both lovely smartphones. In fact, you can say they are relatively the same. However, with a dual LED Flash and slightly superior OS on the Infinix Smart 2, we can say it does indeed stand out. However, the Tecno Spark 2 also features a slightly higher battery performance. Therefore, taking note of this features, you can only get the right budget-friendly smartphone that suits your needs.