This year alone, we have received amazing mid-range smartphones from Tecno Mobile which everyone can buy without breaking into their wallets. Although they feature mid-range hardware and software which will not be able to handle multitasking or play sensitive 3D games, still they are one in a million because of the cheap price tag. Recently Tecno announced the successor of the Pop 1 which is the Pop 2 and the Pop 2 Power.
Looking at the Pop 2, it has almost the same design with the Pop 1, while the Pop 2 Power features a fingerprint scanner and a massive battery capacity. Apart from the Pop 2 Power, we also have the likes of the Tecno Spark 2 and the Tecno Pouvoir 2 which still fall in the same price segment. Below we will be comparing the three amazing and affordable phones from Tecno to see which one has value for money.
Tecno Pop 2 Power VS Tecno Pouvoir 2 VS Tecno Spark 2: Design Comparison
In terms of design, the Tecno Spark 2 stylishly features a beautiful and stunning body design. The phone looks more elegant than the Pop 2 Power. It has a fake dual Antenna line which adds a touch to the body. Apart from that, it features a slim panel that houses a single rear camera with a fingerprint scanner.
The Tecno Pouvoir 2 features a nice and smooth body design. The phone features a thick bezel and it also has a dual antenna line as well on the panel with a single rear camera and a fingerprint scanner.
On the Tecno Pop 2 Power, you will get a lookalike of the Tecno F3 which is further known as the Pop 1. The phone looks just average with nothing to impress anyone except the fingerprint scanner which you will not find on its predecessor.
Tecno Pop 2 Power VS Tecno Pouvoir 2 VS Tecno Spark 2: Display Comparison
Shifting to the display, the Tecno Pop 2 Power features a compatible screen display size of 5.5 inches with a resolution of 540 x 960 pixels and 200 PPI density which is just average. On the Tecno Pouvoir 2, you will get a bigger screen size of 6.0-inch with a resolution of 1440 X 720 pixels, while the Tecno Spark 2 has a similar screen size of 6-inch with the same resolution of 1440 x 730 pixels. So, both the Tecno Pouvoir 2 and the Tecno Spark 2 has the same screen display and they will also offer more clear visuals than the Pop 2 Power. The good news is that both phones are equipped with IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen and they also have a display protection.
Tecno Pop 2 Power VS Tecno Pouvoir 2 VS Tecno Spark 2: Camera Comparison
On the camera department, both the three phones have dual camera set-up. The Tecno Pop 2 Power has a single rear camera of 5MP with an LED flash and a front facing camera of 8MP for selfies. The Tecno Pouvoir 2 and the Tecno Spark 2 has the same rear camera of 13MP with Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, and panorama features and a front facing camera of 8MP for selfies.
Both phones will take better photos than the Tecno Pop 2 Power.
Tecno Pop 2 Power VS Tecno Pouvoir 2 VS Tecno Spark 2: Performance Comparison
On the hardware, the Tecno Pop 2 Power is powered by MediaTek MT6580 chipset with Quad-core 1.3 GHz processor, while the Tecno Spark 2 features a Quad-core MediaTek MT6580WP chipset and the Tecno Pouvoir 2 is equipped with Quad-core MediaTek MT6737 processor. The Pop 2 Power has 1GB RAM with internal memory of 8GB, while both the Tecno Pouvoir 2 and the Tecno Spark 2 has the same 2GB RAM with internal memory of 16GB. You can still expand both phones with a micro SD card.
Both the Tecno Pop 2 Power and the Spark 2 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo Go Edition, while the Tecno Pouvoir 2 runs on standard Android 8.1 Oreo operating system.
Tecno Pop 2 Power VS Tecno Pouvoir 2 VS Tecno Spark 2: Battery And Price Comparison
On the battery which is one of the major buying factors of a smartphone. The Tecno Pouvoir 2 take the lead with a massive battery capacity of 5000 mAh, follow by the Tecno Pop 2 Power that features a 4000 mAh battery capacity and lastly the Tecno Spark 2 that has a 3500 mAh battery capacity. On the price, the Tecno Pop 2 Power will cost around N32,000 Naira (82$), while the Tecno Pouvoir 2 will sell at a price of N42,000 ($119) and then the Tecno Spark 2 will start selling at a price of N34,000 ($93).
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Tecno Pop 2 Power vs Tecno Pouvoir 2 vs Tecno Spark 2
|Tecno Pop 2 Power||Tecno Pouvoir 2||Tecno Spark 2|
|DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT||152.3 x 71.1 x 8.4 mm, 182 grams||159.2 x 76.5 x 8.5 mm, 187 grams||159.2 x 76.5 x 8.5 mm , 175 grams|
|DISPLAY||5.5 inches, 83.4 cm2 (~69.9% screen-to-body ratio), 540 x 960 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~200 ppi density)||6.0 inches, 83.8 cm2 (~76.0% screen-to-body ratio), 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~272 ppi density)||6.0 inches, 83.8 cm2 (~76.0% screen-to-body ratio), 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio (~272 ppi density)|
|PROCESSOR||Mediatek MT6580 (28 nm), Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7||Mediatek MT6737, Quad-core 1.45 GHz Cortex-A53||Mediatek MT6580A, Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7|
|MEMORY||8 GB, 1 GB RAM – micro SD slot||16 GB, 2 GB RAM – micro SD slot||16 GB, 1/2 GB RAM– micro SD slot|
|SOFTWARE||Android 8.1 (Oreo: Go Edition)||Android 8.1 (Oreo: Go Edition)||Android 8.1 (Oreo: Go Edition)|
|CONNECTIVITY||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS|
|CAMERA||5 MP (f/2.2), phase detection autofocus, LED flash
8 MP, 720p@30fps, FaceID, LED flash front camera
|13 MP, autofocus, Dual-LED flash
8 MP, f/2.0, LED Flash Front Camera
|13 MP, quad-LED flash
8 MP, f/2.0, LED Flash, FaceID Front camera
|BATTERY||Nonremovable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery||Li-Po 5000 mAh battery||Non-removable Li-Po 3500 mAh battery|
|ADDITIONAL FEATURES||Dual SIM slot||Dual SIM slot||Dual SIM slot|
On the overall, the Tecno Pouvoir 2 wins, followed by the Tecno Spark 2 and then the Tecno Pop 2 smartphone. Considering the price tags, both phones have value for money. And as for the Tecno Pop 2 Power, it will make a wise buy if you are looking for a phone that will last longer, while the Tecno Spark 2 will make more sense especially if you are looking for a smartphone with a decent body design to flaunt around with. The Tecno Pouvoir 2 main selling point is the battery capacity which will hold power longer than others in the same category.
Between the Tecno Pop 2 Power and the Tecno Spark 2 which one will you choose? And between the Tecno Pop 2 Power and the Tecno Pouvoir 2 which one do you think has value got money? Let’s hear from you.