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Specs Showdown: Huawei Y5 Prime 2018 Vs Tecno Spark 2

Tecno Spark 2 vs Huawei Y5 Prime 2018

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.

SpecificationsHuawei Y5 Prime 2018 SpecificationsTecno Spark 2 Specifications
Dimensions146.5 x 70.9 x 8.3 mm159.4 x 76.2 x 7.8 mm
Weight142 g145 g
SIMDual Nano SIMDual Nano SIM
Size5.45 inches6.0 inches
Resolution720 x 1440 pixels720 x 1440 pixels
Operating SystemAndroid OS, v8.1(Oreo) Android OS, v8.1(Oreo)
ChipsetMediatek MT6739MediaTek MT6580WP
CPUQuad-core 1.5GHzQuad-core 1.3GHz
GPUPowerVR GE8100Mali-400 MP
Internal space16GB, 2GB RAM16GB, 1GB RAM
MicroSD card SlotYes, up to 256GBYes, up to 32GB
Rear Facing Camera13MP With dual-LED dual-tone flash13MP With Auto Focus and triple LED flash
Video RecordingYes, at 1080pYes, at 1080p
Front facing camera5MP with LED Flash8MP
Cellular Data2G, 3G, 4G LTE2G, 3G
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n , hotspotWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n , hotspot
Accelerometer, Proximity sensorFingerprint, G-sensor, Ambient light sensor, proximity sensor
3020 mAh non-removable battery3500 mAh non removable battery
Black, Gold, BlueChampagne Gold, Black, Metallic Red
Ksh 9,999From 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?

Also Read: Huawei Y7 Prime 2018 Vs Infinix Hot 6 Pro

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