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OPPO A12 Vs TECNO Spark 4: Which Of These Smartphones Is The Better Bargain For You?  – Mobility Arena – Device Reviews, Mobile Phone Specs

Our journey today takes us into the world of 4G smartphones where we pit the OPPO A12 against the TECNO Spark 4. This OPPO A12 vs TECNO Spark 4 match-up shows it all, bringing these two smartphones on opposite sides of the divide.


The OPPO A12 launched in July this year, while the Spark 4 launched in September of 2019.

We will be taking a closer look at the features and specifications both sides bring to the party, while we also bring you those characteristics that sets one apart from the other.

We first take a look at the specifications of both smartphones in a side-by-side manner.


OPPO A12 vs TECNO Spark 4 Comparison Table

Here, we catch a first glimpse of what both smartphones have to offer us.

OPPO A12 TECNO Spark 4
2G, 3G, 4G 2G, 3G, 4G
6.22 inches, 1520 × 720 pixels, 19:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD display 6.52 inches, 1560 × 720 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD display
Android 9 Pie with ColorOS 6.1 Android 9 Pie + HiOS 5.0
Octa-core MediaTek MT6765 Helio P35, 1.8GHz Quad-core MediaTek Helio A22, 2.0GHz
8MP selfie camera 8MP selfie camera
13MP + 2MP dual rear cameras with LED flash 13MP + 2MP + low-light triple rear cameras with LED flash
32GB internal storage + dedicated microSD card slot up to 256GB 32/64GB internal storage + dedicated microSD card slot up to 128GB
4,230mAh battery with standard charge 4,000mAh battery with standard charge
₦59,900 ₦34,500/₦42,940/₦48,260

OPPO A12 vs TECNO Spark 4: Where the A12 Holds the Advantage

The A12 offers a stronger battery, with a 4,230mAh battery pack keeping this smartphone powered. It also brings more external storage to the table and has the Android 9 Pie taking care of business on the software front.

The A12 offers 4G support, meaning that users can now enjoy faster data transfer speeds while surfing the internet.

Leaked Photos of the Oppo A12
Leaked Photos of the Oppo A12 Via Pricebaba

OPPO A12 vs TECNO Spark 4: Where the Spark 4 Holds the Advantage

The Spark 4 has a larger display with a slightly higher screen resolution, meaning that users of this device can now enjoy their favourite mobile games in better detail.

The Spark 4 offers a number of variants, with 2GB, 3GB and 4GB of RAM available for users who may want more or less RAM from this device. It also offers more onboard storage with a 64GB variant for prospects who want to store more information on their smartphones.

Under the hood, the Helio A22 with faster processor speeds keeps this device ticking. It also has the Android 9 Pie OS.

OPPO A12 vs TECNO Spark 4

OPPO A12 vs TECNO Spark 4: Which of These Devices Should You Opt For?

Both devices support 4G technology, offer solid chipsets, boast decent-looking cameras and provide solid battery packs to power their impressive specs. But, at the end of this match-up, which smartphone should you get?


The A12 brings a bigger battery to the fore, while also boasting a number of decent specs as well. It has a decent RAM, onboard storage and offers more external storage than its rival on the day.

The Spark 4 is a cheaper option with a larger display and a better screen resolution. It also boasts more RAM and onboard memory than the A12. It also has a chipset with faster processing speeds and offers more storage variants than its OPPO rival.

At the end of the day, the Spark 4 nicks it ahead of its rival. Its more competitive price range, alongside its higher RAM see it edge the OPPO device. It also offers more options for potential buyers depending on what they want from a smartphone, thereby giving them more options to pick from.


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This post was written by Alfa Baye and was first posted to Mobility Areana

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