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Infinix Hot 4, Hot 5 and Tecno Spark: Which one will you go for?

Smartphone makers always have exciting news for us in the store. Recently Tecno Mobile launched a new series of smartphones known as Tecno Spark and on the other hand Infinix Mobile, one of Tecno’s biggest competitor in the market also unveiled the latest  Infinix Hot 5 in the Hot series. Some rumors claim that Infinix Mobile will lead the mobile market by next year. 

Your phone is one of  the most important things you own because it lets   you stay on top of email and Facebook updates, take photos and play  games, so choosing the right phone can be challenging

Today in the comparison battle, we bring together the Tecno Spark known as Tecno Spark K7/K9, Infinix Hot 5 and the Infinix Hot 4. This covers everything you need to know about the three before you buy,  ranging from the price, camera, internal specs, screen size, the battery and many other features.

Tecno Spark Vs Hot 5

Infinix Hot 5 and Tecno Spark have a lot in common, however, they have their differences and if you’re shopping for a new smartphone you will choose one. 

  1. If you're looking for a device with a long lasting battery, the Infinix Hot 5 is your way to go. Because it is packed with a massive 4000mAh battery compared to the 3000mAh of Tecno Spark. This applies that the Hot 5's battery capacity is 33% more and the usage time is 50% longer.
  2. Spark charges 937mAh per hour while Hot 5 charge 1600mAh, this means that Spark will not last for a day but the Hot 5 will last even on heavy usage.
  3. The Hot 5 use dual speakers, making it a 3D stereo effect. When it comes to playing music, Hot 5 uses speakers to replace the receiver,  giving you quality calls even in noisy environment. When calling via receiver the hot 5 is 1.2dB louder and more than 2dB loud via the speaker.
  4. Spark default camera is set as 8MP, Hot 5 camera is more clear. When spark camera is set as 13MP, it will be lag during use but Hot 5 is faster in focusing and taking.
  5. Tecno Spark seems to have an edge over the Hot 5 but when it comes to the processor version, the 2GB RAM module on the latter makes it a better performer compared to the 1GB RAM module.
  6. When it comes to camera, the Tecno Spark offers something better, comes with 13MP camera giving you high quality  photos.
  7. Tecno Spark also comes with a 4G network, this means you will browsing the internet without slowing.

Full Specifications and Features

Infinix  Hot 4
Infinix  Hot 5
Tecno Spark 
Screen size
5.5 inches
5.5 inch
5.5 inch
Screen Type
IPS, capacitive, multi-touch, touchscreen
IPS HD capacitive touchscreen
IPS capacitive touchscreen
Display resolution
1280 x 720 pixels
1280 x 720 pixels
1280 x 720 pixels

168 grams

Rear Camera
8 MP Camera, LED Flash
8 MP Camera with LED flash
13MP with LED flash
Front Camera
5MP with flash light
5 MP Camera/ LED flash
5MP with soft flash
MediaTek MT6580M
MediaTek MT6580
MediaTek MT6753
Processor (CPU)
Quad-core Cortex 1.3GHz
Quad-core Cortex 1.3GHz
Octa-core 1.3 GHz
Android 6.0 Marshmallow, with XOS
Android 7.0 (Nougat), with XOS
Android 7.0 Nougat
Micro SD Slot
up to 32GB
up to 32GB
up to 32GB
Proximity, Light sensor, Fingerprint
G-Sensor, Light sensor, Fingerprint
Proximity, Light sensor, Fingerprint
Battery Capacity
4000 mAh
Battery type
Li-Po battery
Li-ion Battery
Li-ion battery
Quick Charge
Yes, XCharge
Yes, XCharge
Standby Time
Up to 720h

30h(2G)/ 18h(3G)

SIM support
Dual SIM
Dual SIM
Dual SIM
SIM type
Micro SIM
Micro SIM
802.11 b/g/n
802.11 b/g/n
Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g
Gold, Black, Blue, Red, Green
Fine Gold, San-stone Black, White, Lemon and Red colors
Champagne Gold, Phantom Black, Coral Blue, Metallic Red
Yes, v4.0
Yes, v4.0
Yes, v4.0
USB Support 
Spin micro-USB
5pin micro-USB
MicroUSB v2.0


All the devices are good in  their own way, however, there are some key differences to consider. If you're looking for a phone with alot of entertainment and a battery capacity  that will let live all day long without running for the next power  socket, Hot 5 is the way to go. On the other hand if you're more of photography, the Spark will be a good choice. 


The Infinix Hot 4 is priced at 409,000UGX, Infinix Hot 5 for 420,000UGX and Infinix Hot 5 Lite at only 365,000UGX. On the other hand, Tecno Spark Lite costs 365,000UGX and Tecno Spark at 480,000UGX

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