Tecno W5: Specifications Review

January 10, 2017
Comments off


The Tecno W5 is currently one of the best budget Android smartphones in the market right now. The W5 features some impressive technical specifications with the highlight being the fingerprint sensor.




Display Size: 5.5inch

Display Type: IPS LCD

Screen Resolution: 720 x 1280 pixels

Screen Resolution Density: 267 ppi

Screen Protection: None

The Tecno W5 features a 5.5-inch IPS LCD display with a 720 x 1280 pixels. This is pretty much the basic you can get from a device in its price range.


Dimensions: 153.2 X 76.4 X 7.8 mm

Weight: 150g

The Tecno W5 has a generic candy bar smartphone design and it looks a lot like the W4. The distinguishing feature between the two is the fingerprint sensor found on the rear cover.


Operating System: Android 6.0 Marshmallow

CPU: Quad Core 1.3GHz Cortex-A53


Internal Memory: 16 GB

Micro SD: Yes, up to 32 GB

A Quad Core 1.3GHz Cortex-A53 chipset powers the Tecno W5. This is coupled with some 1 GB RAM. You get a 16 GB as internal storage and a Micro SD slot that can handle up to 32 GB of memory.


Rear Camera: 13 MP

Secondary Camera: 5 MP

LED Flash: Yes

You get a 13 MP camera for general photography and a 5 MP camera for your selfies.

Battery and Extras

Battery Capacity: 3000 mAh

A 3000 mAh battery powers the Tecno W5.


Finger Print Scanner

Dual SIM


The Tecno W5 is a fine choice if you are out shopping for a decent budget smartphone that offers the perfect bargain.

The Good

Features a fingerprint scanner

Awesome Design

The Bad

Has a paltry 1GB RAM


Rivals of the Tecno W5 include Infinix Hot S and Samsung J2

Price in Kenya

The Tecno W5 has a suggested retail price of Ksh. 12,999 in Kenya.

Be awesome and rate the Tecno W5.

VN:F [1.9.22_1171]
Rating: 3.1/5 (9 votes cast)
Tecno W5: Specifications Review, 3.1 out of 5 based on 9 ratings

Kevin is a Passionate Technology Enthusiast and the Lead Writer at MobiTrends. He has been writing about Smartphones and Mobile Technology since 2012. Drop him your comments below :)

Comments are closed.