The Huawei Y5 Prime 2018 and the Tecno Spark 2 are two of the most recent and affordable smartphones to be launched in Kenya. The Tecno Spark 2 was officially launched in Kenya mid last month and is currently available on Jumia from Ksh 10,599. I have already reviewed the Tecno Spark 2 and if you want an in-depth look at that, you can read all about it here.
The Huawei Y5 Prime 2018 was officially launched in the country last week and is currently available on Jumia for Ksh 9,999. This is a very competitive price and even though I have not reviewed this phone, I am impressed so far. We do not see Huawei within this price segment that much so the comany had my attention from the moment I heard about the Y5 Prime 2018.
The Huawei Y5 Prime 2018 and the Tecno Spark 2 both want your money and it is only wise to compare the two to see what each has to offer. These two phones are targeting the youth who want the latest features but are not willing to break the bank just to get a phone that has the said features. If you are such a customer, you are probably confused as to which one to go for. In this post, I will just highlight the main features of these phones for you to decide which one is right for you.
Below is a comparison between the Huawei Y5 Prime 2018 and the Tecno Spark 2.
|Specifications||Huawei Y5 Prime 2018 Specifications||Tecno Spark 2 Specifications|
|Dimensions||146.5 x 70.9 x 8.3 mm||159.4 x 76.2 x 7.8 mm|
|Weight||142 g||145 g|
|SIM||Dual Nano SIM||Dual Nano SIM|
|Size||5.45 inches||6.0 inches|
|Type||IPS LCD||IPS LCD|
|Resolution||720 x 1440 pixels||720 x 1440 pixels|
|Operating System||Android OS, v8.1(Oreo)||Android OS, v8.1(Oreo)|
|Chipset||Mediatek MT6739||MediaTek MT6580WP|
|CPU||Quad-core 1.5GHz||Quad-core 1.3GHz|
|GPU||PowerVR GE8100||Mali-400 MP|
|Internal space||16GB, 2GB RAM||16GB, 1GB RAM|
|MicroSD card Slot||Yes, up to 256GB||Yes, up to 32GB|
|Rear Facing Camera||13MP With dual-LED dual-tone flash||13MP With Auto Focus and triple LED flash|
|Video Recording||Yes, at 1080p||Yes, at 1080p|
|Front facing camera||5MP with LED Flash||8MP|
|Cellular Data||2G, 3G, 4G LTE||2G, 3G|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n , hotspot||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n , hotspot|
|Accelerometer, Proximity sensor||Fingerprint, G-sensor, Ambient light sensor, proximity sensor|
|3020 mAh non-removable battery||3500 mAh non removable battery|
|Black, Gold, Blue||Champagne Gold, Black, Metallic Red|
|Ksh 9,999||From Ksh 10,599|
As you can see above, the Huawei Y5 Prime 2018 and the Tecno Spark 2 are similar in more ways that one. Both phones looks good for their price and at the end of the day, it will be about the one that has the features that you really want and need. So, which one will you choose?
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