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Top 8 Things You Should Do Immediately You Get A New Android Smartphone

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Getting a new smartphone gives you butterflies in your stomach especially when you are upgrading to a better smartphone. However there are important things you need to do once you switch to a new smartphone

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#1 Check out the Device

Check out the Device

Check out the Device
After buying a new smartphone, and before you turn it on, you need to check your device properly. Check what’s inside the box properly and make sure you bought a phone instead of a box of soap and make sure all the accessories are complete and working

#2 Prepare Your Phone

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Prepare Your Phone

Prepare Your Phone
Try to charge your phone properly first. You are going to use a new device for the next couple of hours, and I’m sure you don’t want your new device dying on you right in the middle of something. It’s advisable to do charge the phone full before using.

#3. Clear Your Home screen

Clean Home screen

Clean Home screen
By default the home screen of your device is usually filled with some apps and widgets that are placed in their default order as provided by the manufacturer. You can simply remove them and make your homescreen look less congested or you could install a new launcher.

#4 Unwanted Bloatware

Unwanted Bloatware

Unwanted Bloatware
Most manufacturers pack some unwanted apps in their new products. These useless apps are just annoying and you will  definitely want to remove them. You can remove these apps by just going to app settings and removing or disabling them from the available options. 
#5 Setup Your Google Account

Setup Your Google Account
Setup Your Google Account
If you used an Android phone previously I don’t need to emphasize much about this. Without having a Google account, you won’t be able to access Google Play store and other Google services.
#6 Secure Your Device
Secure Your Device

Secure Your Device
Most devices come with fingerprint security these days.Make sure you set up some solid security measures to protect your privacy and identity. You can put up a Fingerprint,PIN or pattern lock.

#7 USB Debugging

USB Debugging

USB Debugging
USB debugging is very important because it helps just in case you ever forget your pattern lock or pin lock then you can reset the password by enabling the USB debugging. You just need a computer and USB cable to reset your old pattern lock with the help of USB debugging.

#8 Photo Backup

Photo Backup

Photo Backup
.Create a backup with the Google account where you want to store all your data, you have up to 15 GB and you can access it anytime. To create your own data backup, just install Google+ Photos app on your device.

Michael Ajah is a Computer Science Student of The University of Port Harcourt and a Chelsea Fan. He loves RnB and a little mix of Trap Music. An awesome tech reviewer and analyst. Email - [email protected]

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Tecno Spark 3 Youth And Tecno Spark 3 Pro – Full Specs And Price In Nigeria

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Tecno Spark 3 Youth And Tecno Spark 3

The Tecno Spark 3 Youth and Tecno Spark 3 Pro smartphones are the next phones in Tecno’s Spark series and will replace the Tecno Spark 2 as the new Spark flagship devices. The Tecno Spark 3 will run on the latest version of Android – Android 9 Pie and will ship with a 6.2-inch display, while the smaller  Spark 3 will run on Android 9.0 Go Edition and a 6-inch display.

Both devices would have an Helio A22 chipset, an 8 MP selfie camera just like the one on the Tecno Spark 2. This time the Tecno Spark 3 Youth and the Tecno Spark 3 Pro, unlike its predecessors, will have a new dual camera setup – a 13 MP + 2 MP dual rear camera. It will also have 2 GB RAM, 32 GB internal memory, and a 3500 mAh battery which is pretty much the same with the Tecno Spark 2.

 

Tecno Spark 3 And Tecno Spark 3 Pro

In this post, I’ll be looking at the Tecno Spark 3 Youth and Tecno Spark 3 Pro Full specifications and price in Nigeria.

Tecno Spark 3 Pro Key Specifications

  • Display: 6.2 inches, 720 x 1520 pixels, and 268 PPI (Notch Display)
  • Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie 
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6580 Processor
  • Camera: 13MP+2MP Rear and 8MP Front camera
  • Memory: 32 GB inbuilt storage + 2GB RAM
  • Battery: 3500 mAh Nonremovable

Tecno Spark 3 Youth Key Specifications

  • Display: 6.0 inches, 720 x 1520 pixels, and 268 PPI (Notch Display)
  • Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie (Go edition)
  • Processor: MediaTek MT6580 Processor
  • Camera: 13MP+2MP Rear and 8MP Front camera
  • Memory: 16 GB inbuilt storage + 1GB RAM
  • Battery: 3500 mAh Nonremovable

 

Design And Display

 

Tecno Spark 3 Youth And Tecno Spark 3 Pro

The Tecno Spark 3 Youth and Tecno Spark 3 Pro both come with a notch and a bezel-less display. The devices will come with a dual camera setup and an LED flash while the fingerprint sensor will still be centered at the rear part of the devices. Both devices are expected to have multiple color variants.

Both devices would have a screen display size of 6.2 inches with a resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels and 268 PPI density. They will also feature IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with Corning Gorilla glass protection with an 84.5% screen-to-body ratio.

 

Camera

 

Tecno Spark 3 Youth And  Tecno Spark 3
The new feature on the Tecno Spark 3 Youth And Tecno Spark 3 Pro is the AI dual camera setup. The devices ship with a dual camera setup, a 13MP Camera and a 2MP camera for depth sensing.

 

The selfie camera still remains an 8MP camera like on the Tecno Spark 2. The camera comes with a Geo-tagging, panorama, f/2.0 aperture, HDR and will also shoot videos at [email protected] videos resolution. There’s also Face ID to help unlock the phone quickly. There’s also a new bokeh feature in the camera as well.

Hardware And Performance

Both devices will be powered by a MediaTek MT6580 (28 nm) chipset which will have a Quad-core processor clocked at 1.3 GHz with a Mali-400MP2 for graphics.

Tecno Spark 3 Youth And  Tecno Spark 3

Both devices will ship with a nonremovable 3500 mAh battery capacity. The Tecno Spark 3 Youth would come with 1GB RAM a 16GB Of storage while the Tecno Spark 3 Pro comes with a 2GB RAM and 32GB of storage. There’s also support for 4G.

 

Tecno Spark 3 Pro Specifications

Network 

  • 2G: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
  • 3G: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 900 / 2100 MHz
  • 4G: LTE 1(2100) / 3(1800) / 5(850) / 40(2300) / 41(2500)
  • Speed: HSDPA, LTE
  • Nano-SIM, Dual SIM

Operating System

  • Android 9 Pie; HiOS 4.6

Display

  • Type: IPS LCD curved glass screen
  • Size: 6.2 inches
  • Resolution: 1520 x 720 pixels,19:9 aspect ratio
    wide notch

Hardware And Storage

  • CPU: 64-bit 2.0 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A53
  • Chipset: Mediatek Helio A22
  • GPU: IMG ‎PowerVR GE6320 650 MHz
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Internal Storage: 32 GB
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

Camera

  • Main Camera: Dual 13 MP + 2 MP dual camera, f2.2 Aperture
  • Feature: LED flash
  • Video: [email protected]
  • Selfie Camera: 8 MP, f2.0 Aperture
  • Feature: AI Face Recognition
  • Video: [email protected]

Multimedia

  • Music Support: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE
  • Audio: 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Loudspeaker: Mono speakers
  • Video Support: H.264/MP4/MPEG4 player
  • FM Radio: Yes

 

Tecno Spark 3 Youth Specifications

Network 

  • 2G: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
  • 3G: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 900 / 2100 MHz
  • Nano-SIM, Dual SIM

Operating System

  • Android 9 Pie; HiOS 4.6 (Go Edition)

Display

  • Type: IPS LCD curved glass screen
  • Size: 6.2 inches
  • Resolution: 1520 x 720 pixels,19:9 aspect ratio
    wide notch

Hardware And Storage

  • CPU: 64-bit 2.0 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A53
  • Chipset: Mediatek Helio A22
  • GPU: IMG ‎PowerVR GE6320 650 MHz
  • RAM: 2 GB
  • Internal Storage: 32 GB
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

Camera

  • Main Camera: Dual 13 MP + 2 MP dual camera, f2.2 Aperture
  • Feature: LED flash
  • Video: [email protected]
  • Selfie Camera: 8 MP, f2.0 Aperture
  • Feature: AI Face Recognition
  • Video: [email protected]

Multimedia

  • Music Support: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE
  • Audio: 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Loudspeaker: Mono speakers
  • Video Support: H.264/MP4/MPEG4 player
  • FM Radio: Yes

Tecno Spark 3 Pro Price In Nigeria

The Tecno Spark 3 Pro would cost between N45,000 – N48,000

Tecno Spark 3 Youth Price In Nigeria

The Tecno Spark 3 Youth would cost between N35,000 – N40,000

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Xiaomi Black Shark 2 With 12GB RAM – Full Price And Specifications

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Xiaomi has launched a device targeted at gamers  – Xiaomi Black Shark 2. And this time around, it’s using a pressure-sensitive display to cram in even more controls.

The pressure-sensitive display lets you map left and right controls to the screen. So you’ll be able to control your games through the screen, rather than by pressing physical buttons.

Xiaomi Black Shark 2

Xiaomi Black Shark 2 features a 6.39-inch FHD+ AMOLED display with HDR support, 240Hz touch response rate with touch algorithm optimization especially for gaming, powered by Snapdragon 855 SoC with liquid cooling 3.0

 

 Xiaomi Black Shark 2 Specifications

 

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  • Display: 6.39-inch (2340 × 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19.5:9 display
  • Chipset: Octa-Core Snapdragon 855 7nm Mobile Platform (1 x 2.84GHz Kryo 485 + 3 x 2.42GHz Kryo 485 + 4x 1.80GHz Kryo 485) with Adreno 640 GPU
  • RAM + ROM: 6GB / 8GB RAM with 128GB (UFS 2.1) storage, 8GB / 12GB RAM with 256GB (UFS 2.1) internal storage
  • Operating System: Android 9.0 (Pie)
  • SIM: Dual SIM (nano + nano)
  • Camera: 48MP + 12MP rear camera with 1/2.0″ Samsung GM1 sensor, LED flash; 20MP front-facing camera
  • Sensor: In display fingerprint sensor
  • Dimensions: 163.61×75.01x 8.77mm; Weight: 205g
  • Network: Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac dual-band (2×2 MU-MIMO ), Bluetooth 5, GPS/GLONASS/Beidou, USB Type-C
  • Battery: 4000mAh battery with 27W fast charging

Pricing

6GB + 128GB storage goes for $510

8GB + 128GB storage goes for $565

8GB/12GB + 256GB storage goes for $625

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