Many people find it a bit difficult deciding the kind of phone they’d like to get on their next purchase; well, this article has been published to cover your doubts and many other problems relating to choosing your next smartphone- when it boils down to Samsung Galaxy A10e or Tecno Spark 4.
If you’ve been considering Samsung or Tecno as possible purchase, this review is certainly for you. Samsung recently released its Galaxy A10e smartphone, from the A series which was released almost the same time as Tecno’s Spark 4. Both of which have recently been making waves in providing users with the desired comfort while maintaining their luxurious nature.
Samsung phones have been known to be very expensive, but some time ago, the company decided to reduce the prices of its phones to make it easier for people with low budget to purchase. The reduction in price came with mid-range smartphones packed with great features, which is discussed further in this article.
Tecno, on the other hand, had started the Spark series, which has been a significant hit since its inception. In Nigeria, the spark series is considered ‘trendy’ among youths due to Tecno brands popularity. Some features of the Spark 4 is discussed further in this article.
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Features of Samsung Galaxy A10e vs. Tecno Spark 4
Below, the features will be discussed first under different sub-topics, and later in a tabular form.
Obviously, Samsung devices are usually very expensive, which is a notable feature the product has been associated with. Tecno has been known for producing pocket-friendly devices, which are mainly smartphones being very useful with its multi-features.
Last summer, Samsung decided to release a pocket-friendly mobile device, which will provide the features an expensive Samsung phone is supposed to have. Samsung’s Galaxy A10e is currently priced at $120, which translates to ₦46,560 in naira. The Tecno Spark 4 is now about $110, which also translates to ₦42,680 in naira.
Samsung phones are known to have huge ROM (Read-only Memory), and I’m sure you already know this. This Galaxy A10e was been designed to meet users’ needs for enough storage space with its whooping 64GB ROM (for a budget device), which is also expandable up to 1TB.
Tecno is not really known for making phones of extensively large storage, except for few of its Camon, Phantom & Spark series. The Spark series is known for having ample storage space, but this device has a storage space of 32GB and supports up to 256GB of external space. Either way, both devices have equally ample storage space, which should be sufficient for all your storage needs, if you’re not a ‘heavy user’.
Tecno specializes in the production of phones with large display, and this new product has an exciting new display feature that’ll wow you. Tecno’s Spark 4 has a 6.1-inch LCD display, with each part being very touch-sensitive.
The Galaxy A10e also packs an LCD screen, size of about 6.4-inches. It supports eye care and is very touch-sensitive.
Processor & Speed
Tecno’s smartphone software is the HIOS UI, based on Android OS, which is usually updated with minor monthly security patches. Spark 4’s Android version is Android 9.0, known as Pie. The Spark 4 is also powered by a Quad-core Mediatek Helio A22 processor, a fairly good chipset for gaming, amateur photography, etc. It also packs a 2GB RAM with about 2.0 GHz in processor speed.
Near-stock Android OS initially powered Samsung devices, but since the release of their new devices such as Galaxy S8, Note8, and so on, Samsung started implementing the use of it’s One UI. Although not all Samsung phones are powered with One UI, some still use stock Android, which is equally effective.
The Galaxy A10e is powered by an Octa-core processor; Exynos 7884B or Snapdragon 450 chipset (dependent on the model and your region), which are both fairly good for gaming and running other apps. Galaxy A10e also two RAM options- 3GB/2GB RAM, and 1.8GHz processor speed, which is way better than Spark 4.
Samsung Galaxy A10e has an 8MP front camera, which is capable of capturing bright and distance images. Its rear camera is 13MP, which is good enough for a phone budget phone in the Samsung brand. The camera is HDR compatible and records/capture pictures in a real-life format.
Tecno Spark 4, on the other hand, has 5MP front camera and a 12MP camera, which is manageable, for a phone of its capacity, and price. It also has an extra 0.5MP camera, which is meant to support its rear camera. The Spark 4’s camera is enabled for continuous shooting, HDR, and Auto Flash.
Generally, both devices have excellent and long-lasting batteries, but one has a capacity more significant than the others. The Galaxy A10e has a non-removable 4000mAh Li-Polymer battery, which is capable of lasting about two days once fully charged.
The Spark 4 also has a 3000mAh Li-polymer battery. One relevant difference between both battery comparisons is that the Spark 4’s battery is removable and has slightly lower capacity.
Other Features that might interest you:
The main specifications for this battle have been described above. The other features will be stated in a tabular form below.
|S/N||Samsung A10e||Tecno Spark 4|
|1.||The A10e’s video player supports the following video formats 3GP, M4V, H.264, MKV, MPEG4, H.263, ASF.||The Spark 4’s video player, on the other hand, supports the following video formats 3GP, MP4, MPEG4|
|2.||Connectivity WLAN: Hotspot, dual-band, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct. Bluetooth: V5.0 Network: the A10e supports network connectivity ranging from 2G, 3G & 4G.||Connectivity WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Mobile Hotspot Bluetooth: V4.0 Network: the Spark 4 phone currently supports coverage of 2G, 3G & 4G as well.|
|3.||Sensors include Proximity sensor, Finger Print sensor, and G-sensor.||Spark 4’s sensors include Fingerprint Sensor, Proximity, G-Sensor, and Ambient Light Sensor.|
|4.||Security A10e is protected with a face unlock feature, fingerprint sensor, and others.||Security Spark 4 also has similar security features like that of Galaxy A10e.|
The above specified features have been thoroughly researched for this comparison. Now I’m sure you have been thinking much about which of them you’d want to spend your money.
Well, let us know your mind, leave us a comment down below.