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Tecno Spark 7 was launched in India on Friday as an entry-level smartphone from the company. It comes in two distinct configurations with up to 64GB of onboard storage. The Tecno Spark 7 carries a large, 6,000mAh battery, dual rear cameras, and a selfie flash. The smartphone also comes in three different colour options and with preloaded features such as Time Lapse, Video bokeh, and Slow-Mo. The Tecno Spark 7 competes against the likes of Poco C3, Micromax In 1b, and Redmi 9A.
Tecno Spark 7 price in India has been set at Rs. 7,499 for the 2GB RAM + 32GB storage variant, while the 3GB RAM + 64GB storage option is priced at Rs. 8,499. The phone comes in Magnet Black, Morpheus Blue, and Spruce Green colour options. It will be available for purchase through Amazon from 12pm (noon) on April 16.
Launch offers on the Tecno Spark 7 include a Rs. 500 discount that brings it to an introductory starting price of Rs. 6,999 for a limited period.
The dual-SIM (Nano) Tecno Spark 7 runs on Android 11 (Android 11 Go edition on the 2GB RAM variant) with HiOS 7.5 on top and features a 6.52-inch HD+ (720x1,600 pixels) Dot Notch Display with a 20:9 aspect ratio, a 90.34 percent of screen-to-body ratio, and 480 nits of peak brightness. The Tecno Spark 7 2GB RAM variant has an quad-core MediaTek Helio A20 SoC, while the 3GB RAM variant has an octa-core MediaTek Helio A25 SoC. The smartphone also includes a dual rear camera setup that comprises a 16-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.8 lens and a quad LED flash, along with an AI lens.
For selfies and video chats, the Tecno Spark 7 has an 8-megapixel selfie camera sensor at the front, with an f/2.0 lens. The camera is also paired with dual LED flash.
The Tecno Spark 7 has 32GB and 64GB of onboard storage options that are expandable via a microSD card (up to 256GB) through a dedicated slot. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors on board include accelerometer, ambient light, proximity sensor, and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor.
Tecno has provided a 6,000mAh lithium-polymer battery that is rated to deliver up to 40 days of standby time. Besides, the smartphone measures 164.82x76.05x9.52mm.
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