Specs, price and release date of the new tecno Spark Plus K9

Tecno Spark Plus K9 is a budget smartphone that is billed to be announced by Tecno Mobile. It is the Plus variant of the Tecno Spark K7 smartphone. Compared to the Tecno Spark, the Spark Plus K9 comes with huge 6.0-inch screen size and a resolution of 1280*720 Pixel. One of the key highlights of the Spark Plus K9 is the lovely design that will get attention due to its near bezeless 2.5D display.

The Spark Plus K9 didn’t come alone, it was accompanied by Tecno Spark K7 which has lower price tag and lower features compared to its senior counterpart in the new ‘Spark’ series of phone from Tecno.
Both the Tecno Spark K7 and Spark Plus K9 are low-end devices with some reputable features and a quite attractive body design, though the design concept might have been drawn from the iPhone 7 device. Going by the Spark Plus K9’s spec sheet we have;

Key Specs of Tecno Spark Plus K9

  • OS: HiOS 2.0 Based on Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • Screen Size : 6.0 Inches HD IPS screen
  • Screen Resolution: 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Processor Type: 1.5 GHz Octa-core CPU
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Internal Storage: 16 GB.
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 32 GB
  • Back / Rear Camera: 13MP camera & single LED Flash
  • Front Camera: 5MP with flash
  • Back-placed Fingerprint scanner
  • Battery: 3,400 mAh Non-Removable

Tecno Spark Plus K9 Features Overview

The Tecno K9 uses a wide angle display size of 6.0 inches, it has a resolution of 720 by 1280 pixels which is quite unimpressive for a smartphone of that screen size. Display output will be somewhat below par.
Under the hood is a 16 GB internal storage space and 2 GB RAM to to give you a lag-free phone usage. The RAM is supported by a Mediatek chipset and 1.5 GHz Octa-core processor. Note: the Tecno K7 has 1GB RAM and a 1.3 GHz processor.
The phones internal storage can be expanded to upto 32 GB with an SD card. Tecno Spark Plus K9 comes running on  Tecno’s HiOS 2.0 which is customized based of Android 7.0 Nougat.
The Tecno K9 uses a 13 megapixel primary camera with single LED flash, upfront is a 5 megapixel camera for selfies and video call purposes. The front camera also has a single LED flash to enhance image quality in darker conditions.
Tecno Spark Plus K9 is parked with a 3,400 mAh of battery juice, though not one of the best we’ve seen, the battery capacity is quite sufficient and will deliver good talk time and stand by time.
The Spark Plus K9 is dual SIM based and supports 4G network option, a fingerprint scanner is well positioned at the back of the device, providing for a more secured and faster phone unlock system. It’s body design is quite attractive, the device is available in Phantom Black, Metallic Red, Champagne Gold, Coral Blue colors.
Tecno Spark K9 price in Nigeria is expected to start some where around 55,000 Naira to 60,000 Naira (which is about 180 USD) when it becomes officially available for purchase, we will keep you posted when it does so stay tuned here.

Detailed Specs of the Tecno Spark Plus K9 Below:

Network
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
4G Network YES LTE
SIM Dual SIM
Status Coming Soon. Expected: August 2017
Body
Dimensions  162 x 82.6 x 7.5 Weight: NA
Keyboard Touchscreen
Colors Phantom Black, Metallic Red, Champagne Gold, Coral Blue colors
Cover Metal (unconfirmed)
Display
Type  LCD HD IPS, multi-touch touchscreen with 16m colors
Size 6.0 inches, 720 x 1280 pixels, 254 pixels per inch
Memory And OS
Card slot MicroSD, up to 32GB
Internal 16GB
OS Android 7.0 Nougat With HiOS 2.0
Processors 1.5 GHz Octa-core Cortex CPU

MediaTek chipset and MaliT720 GPU
RAM 2GB
Audio
Alert types Vibration, MP3 ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio port 3.5mm jack
Connectivity
2G GPRS – up to 85.6 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3G Up to 21.2 mbps downlink; Up to 5.76 mbps uplink
4G LTE
WIFI Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi direct
Bluetooth Version 4.2, A2DP
GPS A-GPS
NFC No
USB MicroUSB v2.0
Camera
Primary 13MP, up to 3264×2448-pixel pictures, HDR, autofocus, Geo-tagging, face detection, HDR camera with single LED flash
Video [email protected]
Secondary 5MP Camera with LED flash
Battery
Capacity 3400 mAh Li-Po battery (non removable)
Stand-by  NA
Talk time  NA
Music play
Other Features
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass, Light and Fingerprint sensor
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
Miscellaneous -MP3/WAV/eAAC+/WMA player
– FM Radio
– MP4/H.264/H.263/WMV player
– Document viewer/editor
– Preloaded applications
– Facebook, Opera Mini, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, etc.
Price
Price level About N55,000 – N60,000 (unconfirmed)  220 USD



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