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Tecno Mobile launches Spark 2, partners Google Android Go, 9Mobile


To consolidate its position as a leading smartphone brand in the African mobile market, Tecno mobile has launched the Spark 2 device. This device, which is the second version of the Tecno Spark series, fuses the computing ability of a high-end smartphone with top-of-the-line user experience of the latest Android Go from Google. Brand Manager, Tecno Mobile, Luke Pan, at the launch of the smartphone, said the innovation was hinged on the success of the first Spark edition and high demand by end users.

“We at Tecno Mobile are proud to say this is another great smartphone, designed for productivity and style. It is not just another camera phone, but one that any smartphone lover with the desire to have an all-in-one tool should have,” he added.

On the features of the phone, Pan noted that it has a 6-inch full HD screen display perfect for viewing photos, watching videos and gaming. “The 6-inch display is squeezed into a small shell of 5.7mm making the device comfortable to hold.


“The Spark 2 camera compartment offers a brighter camera than its first edition. The device takes excellent photos even in low light conditions with its 8MP Front + 13MP Rear Bright Camera. The F/2.0 wide aperture enables more light to pass through the camera lens, thereby making selfie pictures clear even in low light conditions.It also comes with an improvement in the storage capacity – with two variants of ROM and RAM,” he said.

Pan stressed that the Spark 2 is powered by Google’s Android Go™ to offer users some enhancement for devices with 1GB of RAM or even less. “This improvement also provides new, reimagined Google apps including Google Go, YouTube Go, and the Google Assistant for Android (Go edition) with enhanced data efficiency,” he added.

Country Manager, Android, Nigeria, Teju Ajani, said the partnership with Transsion through the Android Go program is to provide users an amazing experience. “We strive to give users a range of smartphones, such as the TECNO Spark 2 that combines beautiful hardware with Google’s smartly designed software from the latest Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered innovations with the highest grade of security”, he added.

On the key offerings of the latest TECNO Spark, TECNO Mobiles PR and Strategic Partnership Manager, Jesse Oguntimehin, noted that the new device has a strong powerhouse of 3500mAH battery capacity that can last for at least 24 hours on talk time and 3 hours on standby time. with a new facial recognition security feature.

He said: “As the mobile industry continues to evolve and consumers continue to ask for more, we are certain that with our expertise and resourceful partnerships, we will be able to effectively cater for the needs of mobile phone consumers in the country. It is equipped with the latest Android Go™ to ensure an overall satisfactory performance and many data offerings to allow you experience the world.”

More so, 9Mobile will offer 2GB instant bonus, plus 100 per cent bonus on all purchased data plans for the first 6-months after purchase and give 50% bonus on all data plans purchased for the subsequent 6-months. Access to an extra 500MB data for daily video streaming for fourteen additional days, upon every 1GB data plan purchased and above, is added. The new TECNO spark 2 is available in six amazing colors such as Bordeaux red, midnight black, champagne gold and city blue and can be purchased from any smartphone store nationwide.

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