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Tecno Spark Youth

Tecno Spark Youth
Brand: Tecno
Category: Phones
  • Display: 6 inch 720 x 1440 pixels HD+ display
  • Camera: 8 MP Main/8 MP front
  • Storage: 16 GB
  • RAM: 1 GB
  • CPU: Quad-core 1.3 Mediatek MT6580A
  • OS: Android 8.1 (Oreo, Go Edition)

Our Rating

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  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 8 / 10
  • Camera Quality 8 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 8 / 10


Tecno Spark Youth is the latest feature packed affordable smartphone from Tecno Mobility. As the name implies, the device is in many ways similar to the Tecno Spark 2 and the Spark 2 Plus. However, the built and design of the Spark Youth looks more appealing, bearing a vertically placed rear camera sensor, just like the recent Tecno Pouvoir 2 Air.

Tecno Spark Youth review

So aside the design, what is the key difference between the Tecno Spark 2 and the Spark Youth? Camera! The Tecno Spark Youth has just 8-megapixel back and front camera, as against the 13 and 8 megapixel back and front camera used in the Spark 2 mobile phone.

Specification wise, the Tecno Spark Youth comes with same 6.0 inch HD+ display, which has a 720 x 1440 screen resolutions. The device is powered by Mediatek MT6580 CPU, along with MALI-400MP2, 1GB RAM and a 16GB internal storage, expandable up to 64GB via SD card.

Tecno Spark Youth camera

What’s more? Does the Tecno Spark Youth have 4G LTE network? No, the device does not have 4G LTE network. OK, but does the device have fingerprint scanner? O yes, the Spark Youth has a rear placed fingerprint scanner. It also comes with Face Identification using the front facing camera.

The Tecno Spark Youth is currently available in Black Midnight, Champagne Gold, Bordeaux Red, Blue City colors. The device runs on Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition) out of the box, and is fuelled by a 3000mAh battery. Other key specifications and silent features of the Spark Youth are itemized in the specs table below.

Full Specifications


Technology GSM / HSPA
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 1900
4G Network Bands No Support for 4G LTE Network
Speed HSPA 21.1/5.76 Mbps


Also Known As Alternative names for gadgets, as called in other markets or countries Tecno Spark Youth Go Edition la6
Announced 2019, March
Status Available. Released 2019, March


Dimensions 156.95 mm x 76.6 mm x 8.1 mm
Weight 155 g (6.17 oz)
Build <strong>Build</strong> refers to the built quality of the device Premium Plastic
SIM <strong>SIM</strong> (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages. Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Display Type <strong>Display Technology => </strong> A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor) IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.0 inches, 92.9 cm2 (~76.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~268 ppi density)


Operating System <strong>OS => </strong> Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device. Android Android 8.1 Oreo (Go edition)
Chipset <strong>Chipset</strong> is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming. Mediatek MT6580 (28 nm)
CPU <strong>CPU</strong> (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone. Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7
GPU <strong>GPU</strong> (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion. Mali-400MP2


RAM + ROM <strong>RAM</strong> (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices. 1 GB
Card Slot <strong>Memory Card Slot</strong> is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras. Yes, up to 64 GB via microSD card


Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 8 MP, f/2.0, AutoFocus,
Camera Features Geo-tagging, panorama, f/2.0 aperture, HDR
Video Resolution [email protected]


Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 8-megapixel
Camera Features FaceID, Face Beautification
Video Resolution 720p


Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack
Sound Enhancements Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic


USB Micro USB 2.0, USB OTG
Bluetooth <strong>Bluetooth</strong> is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices. Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP
Wi-fi <strong>Wi-Fi</strong> is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world. Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
NFC <strong>NFC</strong> (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
GPS <strong>GPS</strong> The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky. Yes
FM Radio Yes


Battery Capacity Removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Fast Charging No
Wireless Charging <strong>Wireless Charging</strong> (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device. No
Talk Time <strong>Talk Time</strong> is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 24 hours
Stand-by Up to 380 hours
Music Play Up to 30 hours


Sensors <strong>Sensors</strong> are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device. Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted), Accelerometer, proximity
Colors Black Midnight, Champagne Gold, Bordeaux Red, Blue City
Java Support <strong>Java</strong> for Mobile Devices is a set of technologies that let developers deliver applications and services to all types of mobile handsets, ranging from price efficient feature-phones to the latest smartphones. Java is currently running on over 3 billion phones worldwide, and growing. It offers unrivaled potential for the distribution and monetization of mobile applications. No

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The phone so far has proven to be nice just got it.The battery with data on can last up to appromately 10hrs


I just got mi too and it nice

Ime Etim Sunday

I do like the phone but the battery do not last up to one day and my camera do not clear don't know what to do


I bought the phone two days ago and the camera is clear the best of my past phone maybe it is a fake version of the phone you bought


My own battery is removable and I don't know why it's like that


i ilke the phone but littie problem their is the battery


✔️ Yes, My phone dont ring for long, why ❓


I bought the phone it’s real good, but the only problem it’s the battery it’s does not last long as expected

paul ocholofu

i want to buy the phone, what is the problem of the phone? Pls someone should tell me befor i will go wrong

Awoyemi Ifeoluwa O.

I bought the phone some weeks ago ,but am not enjoy the battery atall and the battery is removable
Am not enjoy it atall.
Can I return it back to any near by tecno office .


I love d fone with passion but d battery is not lasting for a day


You’re right. D fone is too good

Anita momoh

pls how much did u get yours


Please the phone used to tell me my caller network but it stopped why? And how can I set it

moses dennis

Comment: plz is d battery removable or non removeble??? because I’m confused ooo

jeremiah alexander

i want to buy the phone pls can sm 1 tell d disadvantages of the phone


Your specs says it supports OTG but I just bought a new OTG but it does not work


It’s the phone manufacturer that disabled the OTG feature.
So just download ES file explorer and use it when ever you want to work on files on your OTG cable


The phone freezes saaa