Tecno Y5 Specs, Features and Price

The Tecno Y5 is a dual sim based smartphone from the popular brand Tecno, an upgrade to the Tecno Y4, this post highlights the specs and features of the Tecno Y5. More details below

A quick Review of the Tecno Y5

Tecno Y5  is endowed with a 1GB of RAM and a cool 8GB worth of internal storage which will serve great purposes for storage sake. It can be further extended to 32GB with a micro SD card

It displays with a 5 inch screen with a resolution of 480 pixels by 854 pixels, Screen sharpness can be measured in the density of pixels per square inch of screen, and at 196 PPI.
The Tecno Y5 is powered by a dual-core Cortex-A7 CPU, MediaTek MT6572 Chipset, Mali-400 GPU. Its CPU runs at 1.3 GHz, which is higher than average for a smartphone processor.
In the battery section, the Y5 houses a 2,300 mAh of battery juice, a good battery capacity for a phone.
The price of the Tecno Y5 in Nigeria is around N17,800 (80 USD) which is a great price for a smartphone with this kind of spec sheet. It is available in various online stores in Nigeria today.

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Tecno Y5 Full Specifications and Price

General Information

2G NetworkGSM 900 / 1800
3G NetworkHSDPA  2100
4G NetworkNo
SIMDual mini SIM
StatusAvailable June 2015


Dimensions143 x 71.7 x 8.9 mm, 150 grams
ColorsWhite, Black


TypeIPS capacitive LCD touchscreen with 16,000,000 colors
Size5.0 inches, 480 x 854 pixels, 196 pixels per inch

Memory And OS

Card slotMicroSD, up to 32GB
OSAndroid 4.4 KitKat
Processors1.3GHz dual-core Cortex-A7 CPU, MediaTek MT6572 Chipset, Mali-400 GPU


Alert typesVibration, MP3 ringtones
Audio port3.5mm jack


2GGPRS – up to 85.6 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3GUp to 7.2 mbps downlink; Up to 5.67 mbps uplink
WIFIWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot
BluetoothVersion 3.0
USBMicroUSB v2.0


Primary5MP, up to 2592 x 1944-pixel-pictures, HDR, autofocus, panorama, Geo-tagging camera with LED flash
Secondary2MP up to 1600 x 1200-pixel pictures


Capacity2300mAh Li-Ion battery
Talk time
Music play

Other Features

SensorsAccelerometer, Proximity
MessagingSMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Miscellaneous– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/WMA player
– FM Radio
– MP4/H.264/H.263/WMV player
– Image viewer and editor
– Document viewer and editor
– Preloaded applications – GTalk , WhatsApp, Facebook, YouTube, Google Talk,  etc.


Price levelAbout 85 USD and N17,000 in Nigeria

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