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Infinix Hot 9 vs Tecno Spark 5; Which One Offers Better Value?

Compare Infinix Hot 9 and Tecno Spark 5 mobiles by price, specs, design, display, operating system, processor, storage, camera and much more.

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Infinix Hot 9 vs Tecno Spark 5; Which One Offers Better Value?

Today, we are going to write a detailed comparison article on the  Infinix Hot 9 vs Tecno Spark 5 smartphones; noting their full specs and price differences or similarities. Now, for some of you that may be asking which of these smartphones offer the best value for money, this comparison review is going to reveal everything for better buying decision making.

To start with, Infinix Hot 9 and Tecno Spark 5 come with almost the same features and design, with just little differences found in the memory/storage configurations available and the processor. But apart from these, the two devices are just the same phone with different brand names.

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One of the differences between the Infinix Hot 9 and Tecno Spark 5 is that the Infinix Hot 9 features a more powerful 8-core MediaTek Helio P22 chipset which offers better performance than the 4-core MediaTek Helio A22 chipset on the Tecno Spark 5.

Another noticeable difference between the Spark 5 and Hot 9 is on the available memory (RAM) and Storage configurations. While Hot 9 comes with 4GB RAM which is also a big advantage in aiding better and lag-free performance, the Spark 5 is equipped with 2GB RAM. In terms of internal storage, you have an option of choosing 32 GB, 64GB or 128GB expandable storage variants when buying the Hot 9. The Spark 5 only comes with 32GB storage which can as well be expanded via microSD card.

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Although both Tecno Spark 5 and Infinix Hot 9 share the same Operating System (Android 10 Q), but they still feature different custom UI (Hot 9 features XOS 6.0 while Spark 5 hosts HIOS 6.1).

Apart from the above-mentioned features, all other specifications like the battery, camera setup, display size, design, network and connectivity etc. are the same for both devices. And if I were to choose the smartphone with the best value for money; though the price is higher, I will definitely go for Infinix Hot 9.

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We also know that when it comes to buying smartphones; price and specs are not the only deciding factors. Brand loyalty also plays a major role here.  So before you decide on whether to get Infinix Hot 9 or Tecno Spark 5, below is the full specs comparison and price difference.

Infinix Hot 9 vs Tecno Spark 5: Specifications Compared

SPECIFICATIONS COMPARED

INFINIX HOT 9

TECNO SPARK 5
Infinix Hot 9 Price and specs
Tecno Spark 5 price and specs
SUMMARY

Display

6.6" (16.76 cm) (720x1600 px, 266 PPI)

6.6" (16.76 cm) (720x1600 px, 266 PPI)

Performance

MediaTek Helio P22
MediaTek Helio A22

Camera

13MP + 2MP + 2MP Rear/
8MP Front

13MP + 2MP + 2MP Rear/
8MP Front

Storage

64 GB/
256 GB (Expandable)

32 GB/
256 GB (Expandable)

Battery

5000 mAh

5000 mAh

RAM

4 GB

2 GB

GENERAL

Launch Date

June 30, 2020 (Official)

May 22, 2020 (Official)

Brand

Infinix

Tecno

Model

Hot 9

Spark 5

Operating System

Android v10 (Q)

Android v10 (Q)

Custom UI

XOS 6.0

HIOS 6.1

SIM Slot(s)

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE

Dual SIM, GSM+GSM

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network

4G: Available 
3G: Available, 2G: Available

4G: Available 
3G: Available, 2G: Available

Fingerprint Sensor

Yes, Rear-mounted

Yes, Rear-mounted

DESIGN

Phone Size compared

Phone Size compared

Dimensions

Height: 165 mm
Width: 76.8 mm
Thickness: 8.7 mm

Height: 164.7 mm
Width: 76.3 mm
Thickness: 8.75 mm

Weight
185 grams

191 grams

Build Material

Back: Plastic

Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame

Colours

Ocean Wave, Violet

Ice Jadeite, Spark Orange, Vacation Blue, Misty Grey

DISPLAY

Display size and features compared

Display size and features compared

Screen Size

6.6 " (16.76 cm)

6.6 " (16.76 cm)

Screen Resolution

720 x 1600 pixels

720 x 1600 pixels

Aspect Ratio

20:9

20:9

Bezel-less display

Yes, with punch-hole display

Yes, with punch-hole display

Display Type

IPS LCD

IPS LCD

Pixel Density

266 ppi

266 ppi

Touch Screen

Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Yes, Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch

Screen to Body Ratio (claimed by the brand)

90.5 %

90.2 %

PERFORMANCE

Phone performance, memory, and processor compared

Phone performance, memory, and processor compared

Chipset

MediaTek Helio P22

MediaTek Helio A22

Processor

Octa core, 2 GHz, Cortex A53

Octa core, 2 GHz, Cortex A53

Architecture

64 bit
64 bit
Graphics

PowerVR GE8320

PowerVR GE8320

RAM
4 GB

2 GB

STORAGE

Internal and external storage capacities compared

Internal and external storage capacities compared

Internal Storage

32 GB, 64 GB, and 128 GB

32 GB

Expandable Storage
Yes, up to 256 GB

Yes, up to 256 GB

USB OTG Support

Yes

Yes

CAMERA

Camera, features, and preformance compared

Camera, features, and preformance compared

Rear Camera

Camera Setup

Triple

Triple

Camera Resolution

13 MP f/1.8 Primary Camera
2 MP, Depth Camera
2 MP, Macro Camera

13 MP f/1.8 Primary Camera
2 MP, Depth Camera
2 MP, Macro Camera

Features

Triple-LED flash, panorama, HDR

Quad-LED flash, panorama, HDR

Video

Front Camera

Modules

8 MP (wide)

8 MP, f/2.0, (wide)

Features

Dual-LED flash, HDR

Dual-LED flash, HDR

Video

SOUND

Loudspeaker

Yes

Yes

3.5mm jack

Yes

Yes

NETWORK & CONNECTIVITY

SIM Size

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

SIM1: Nano
SIM2: Nano

Network Support

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G

GPS

Yes

Yes

SIM 1

4G Bands:TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS:Available EDGE:Available

4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 1800(band 3)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS:Available EDGE:Available

SIM 2

4G Bands:TD-LTE 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS:Available EDGE:Available

4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) FD-LTE 1800(band 3)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS:Available EDGE:Available

Wifi Features

Mobile Hotspot

Mobile Hotspot

VOLTE

Yes

Yes

Bluetooth

Yes, v5.0

Yes, v5.0

Usb Connectivity

Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0

Mass storage device, USB charging, microUSB 2.0

BATTERY

Phone battery performance and features

Phone battery performance and features

Capacity

5000 mAh 

5000 mAh

Type

Li-Po

Li-Po

Fast Charging

Yes

Yes

PRICE COMPARISON

Infinix Hot 9 price
Tecno Spark 5 price

Price in USD

$145.22

$109.22

Price in Australia

AUD 202.11

AUD 152.00

Price in Nigeria

N56,200

N42,300

 

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