Tecno W5 Lite (mini) specs and price in Nigeria ( Vs Tecno W5)

Tecno W5 Mini Reviews, Specs and price

tecno w5 specsWelcome to the review of tecno w5 lite. Tecno w5 lite is the lighter or mini version of the popular tecno w5 in the w-series line of tecno smartphones. The phone was released in November 2016, just a few months after the release of W5. In our previous reviews we looked at the specs, features and price of tecno w5 and tecno w4, in this one, we’ll be looking at the features, full specs and price of Tecno w5 lite, we’ll also compare it with tecno w5 to know what was removed or the difference. Lets get into business by considering the key features of tecno w5 mini.

Tecno W5 lite Key Features

  • Camera: 13MP with LED flash Back camera, 2MP Front Camera
  • Memory: 1GB RAM, 16GB Internal + external SD
  • Display: 5.5″ 720 * 1280 IPS HD resolution
  • Battery: 3000mAh lithium Battery
  • Os: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Security: No Fingerprint Sensor

Price of Tecno W5 lite

  • In Nigeria45,500 – ₦47,500.
  • In KenyaKSh 8,888.
  • In Tanzania: TZS 297,000

Where to Buy Tecno W5 Lite

There are so many Online store which you can buy Tecno w5 Mini from. They includes:

Tecno W5 Lite Full  Specifications


  • 2G: GSM 850/900/1800/1900
  • 3G: WCDMA 2100
  • 4G: Yes
  • SIM CARD: Dual SIM


  • Back/Primary: 13MP with LED flash
  • Front/Secondary: 2MP
  • Features: Geo-tagging, AutoFocus, HDR, Panorama, Geo-taggin.


  • OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • ChipSet: MediaTek MT6735 Chipset
  • Processor(CPU): 1.3GHz quad-core Cortex-A53 CPU
  • GPU: Mali-T720 GPU


  • Type: IPS HD Capacitive touch screen
  • Size: 5.5 inches
  • Resolution: 720 * 1280


  • Internal + RAM: 16GB, 1GB RAM
  • External: SD card up to 32GB


  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 /b/g/n, Wifi hotspot
  • Bluetooth: YES, 4.0
  • GPS: YES, Glonal
  • Radio: YES
  • USB: Yes, Usb 2.0
  • 3.5mm Headphone jack: Yes


  • Weight: –
  • Size: 143.5*71.3*8.5
  • Color: black, white


  • Capacity: 3000mAh lithium Battery


  • Sensors: Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Gravity Sensor, gyroscope, fingerprint
  • Messaging: SMS (Threaded View), MMS, E-MAIL, PUSH MAIL, IM
  • Browser: Supports HTML5
  • JAVA: No
  • Music: MP3, MP2, OGG, AAC, M4A, AMR, FLAC, APE, MAV
  • Video: AVI, MOV, TS, M2TS, RM/RMVB, FLV, 3GP, MPEG, DAT, MKV(XVID/px/H.264), MP4.
  • Picture: photo / Video editor
  • Files: Document Viewer, file manager

Tecno W5 lite FAQS

The following  are the frequently asked question about this tecno w5 lite.

Does w5 lite has fingerprint sensor?

No,  this phone does not have a fingerprint reader or sensor. Fingerprint sensor is available on the w5 and not w5 lite.

Is there 4G on the tecno w5 lite?

Yes, w5 lite has support for 4G LTE.

Has tecno w5 lite been released?

Yes, you can buy the right now at different online stores and local stores. See the options above to see offers.

How is camera on tecno w5 mini?

The camera on the is not bad, it has a 13Mp back camera with LED flash and 2Mp front camera.

Does the battery on tecno w5 lite last long?

I think it depends on usage, how long a battery lasts for one person be the same with another. If you have more question about this phone you can ask us in the coment section.

See also:

Tecno Phantom 5

Tecno Boom J8

Tecno Y2

Tecno W5 VS Tecno W5 Lite

For those finding it difficult to differentiate between tecno w5 and w5 lite, we will  do justice to that by comparing both tecno w5 lite and tecno w5 to know what difference  is in other to help you choose which of the two phones is for you.. The comparison below is based on the feature specs of both phones, so stay tuned.


13MP back with LED, 2MP front on w5 lite


13MP back + LED, 5MP front on w5

The front camera on tecno w5 and w5 lite is the same, 13MP with LED flash. The only difference between these two phones in terms of camera is the 5MP front camera on tecno w5 while on the w5 lite it is 2MP, aside from this, all other camera features are the same on both tecno w5 and w5 lite.

Winner: tecno w5.


Both phones features a 5.5 inches 720 * 1280 screen size and resolution.

Winner: Tie.


16GB internal, 1GB RAM on w5 lite


16GB internal, 1GB RAM on w5 

In terms of memory, both phones offers 16GB of internal storage for storing videos, pictures and other files. There is also a 1GB of RAM for multitasking.

Winner: Tie.


The speed of tecno w5 and w5 lite are the same as both phones features a 1.3GHz Quad-Core  Cortex-A53 CPU and Mali-T720 GPU for smooth running of apps and games.

Winner: Tie.


3000mAh on W5 lite


3000mAh on W5

You wont notice any increase in the battery life of any of the two phones as both of them came with a 3000mAh capacity li-ion battery.

Winner: Tie.


For high speed browsing and downloads, tecno w5 and w5 lite features a fast 4G LTE connectivity.

Winner: Tie.


Tecno w5 features a fingerprint sensor or reader for unlocking or securing the phone while there is no fingerprint reader on the w4 lite.

Winner: Tecno w5.

Operating system

Both phones are running on the recently released android firmware or version, Android 6.0 Lollipop.

Winner: Tie.

Which should you buy between tecno w5 and w5 lite?

Based on the comparison above, tecno w5 wins tecno w5 lite in the camera and security aspect. So if you are okay with the 2mp and absence of fingerprint reader, then w5 lite is for you, if not buy tecno w5.

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