TECNO Spark 7 Lipa Mdogo Mdogo

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Carl Paige

Over the last two years, Safaricom has continued to enlist affordable devices in the lipa series, including the TECNO Spark 7 device. While it is considered a welcome development, we will unveil the benefits for individuals using feature phones. Here in this article, you will learn the outline of the Lipa Mdogo Mdogo plan combined with the recent TECNO device. Let's get started!

TECNO Spark 7 Lipa Mdogo Mdogo

Safaricom Telecommunication Company

Safaricom, a telecommunication company, launched the multi-4G-enabled devices campaign under the Lipa Mdogo Mdogo plan in 2020. The customer-driven campaign initiated in Kenya focuses on providing internet access to underprivileged tech enthusiasts. With this, it is developing an all-inclusive environment, thus elevating the number of smartphone users.

While Safaricom operates with an initiative to bridge the digital divide, the telecom also partners with strategic partners to swiftly expand device availability to customers. They do not stand alone in providing internet services as they work with partners like M-Kopa, a connected asset financing platform that offers millions of underbanked customers life-enhancing products (smartphones) and services in Kenya. And their resolve further draws the curtain to the recent partnership with Google and Transsion that birthed the TECNO Spark 7 series in the Lipa Mdogo Mdogo plan.

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The Lipa Mdogo Mdogo Plan

The Lipa Mdogo Mdogo plan came into existence in July 2020 as a means to improve the accessibility of Safaricom users to the internet. Under the plan, customers enjoy the providence to switch from 2G devices to quality and affordable 4G. Previous 4G devices launched include the Neon Ray Pro, itel A24, and TECNO Camon 17.

To further break the barrier of the TECNO series availability, Safaricom introduced the elite TECNO Spark 7. Announcing the partnership with Transsion Kenya, Ray Fang, Country Manager, and a key stakeholder in the digital disruption project, outlined that it is an initiative to transform lives through inclusivity across all consumer spectrums. Ken Menagwa, CEO of Safaricom, also respecified that it would offer more value to teeming customers.

The service is in partnership with Android, Google's operating system for internet-enabled devices. The Lipa Mdogo Mdogo Spark supports google apps, enabling a great smartphone experience for users.

TECNO Spark 7 Specifications

Here's a quick review of what you stand to enjoy in the TECNO Spark 7 from the Lipa Mdogo Mdogo plan.




   720 x 1600 pixels


   MediaTek Helio A25 (12nm)

   Operating    System

   Android 11, HIOS 7.5


   Octa-core (4x1.8 GHz    Cortex-A53 & 4x1.5 GHz    Cortex-A53)




   8MP Front Camera. 16MP, AF    Rear Camera.


   32GB 2GB RAM, 64GB 3GB    RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM

   Other    Features

   Li-Po 5000mAh, Dual Sim    [Nano] Finger Print, FM    Radio, etc

1. Colour

The TECNO Spark 7 series comes in different colors to suit the buyer's desire. You can opt for the well-lit Spruce Green to flaunt elegance in the sleekest form. Or go for the Magnetic Black to have a calm yet cute aesthetic mobile device. Going for either of the colors isn't out of place. The Morpheus blue, however, comes in a thrilling hue, and it is always what it is.

2. Processor

The device consists of the dynamic Octa-core Cortex A53 CPU design. With Mediatek Helio A25 chipset support, users can enjoy an upscaled performance. Both CPU materials are an added advantage as they improve navigation accuracy and multitasking on the device.

3. Camera

The beauty shot of the 8MP Dual-Led Flash front camera comes with a micro innovation of multiple algorithms, which includes the 16MP AF Dual Rear Camera with Quad Fash. The rear camera captures various fascinating images and videos with an impressive background. With these specs, you can have an all-around photo on trails and trips. Explore the world and give yourself the best shot.

4. Battery

Powered by a Li-Po mAh in-built and non-removable battery, the device is of improved power to leverage for different system apps. Enjoy a long-lasting experience on the Spark 7 with the non-removable 5000mAh. Energetic and durable, the battery is power-optimized to deliver up to expectations. You can watch movies, chat for hours, and play high-powered games with the device at hand.

5. Memory

The TECNO Spark 7 has memory storage that varies in 64GB ROM with 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM with 3GB RAM types. The multiple storage designs enable users' satisfaction and broaden activities on the Android device. With a Micro SD Card that accumulates and stores large volumes of data in the device, you can extend your data beyond the internal storage. The optimized RAM also enables information to be processed to all components of the devices, with an efficient speed in analyzing device processes.

TECNO Spark 7 Purchase and Plans

Over the last two years, Safaricom has remained committed to upgrading more features phone users to smartphones via an affordable payment mechanism. The TECNO Spark 7 release is one of these plans to convert about 4 million 2G and 3G enabled phones to 4G. Besides its affordability, the phone purchase and plans method comes with other mouth-watering offers.

For first-time smartphone users, the TECNO Spark 7 device comes with 1GB of free data at the point of purchase. Also combined is the 50MB of free data valid for 24 hours at every installment payment. Balance is payable in tranches as flexible daily, weekly or monthly installments.

In contrast to other smartphone outlets, there are certain preconditions for you to own one. For instance, if you aren't 18 years old, you are not eligible to use the phone. The law applies to every Safaricom dealer shop and outlet. You must also be a feature phone user (2G/3G) before the time of purchase before it can be made available for you.


The TECNO Spark 7 is the latest series available for Safaricom users in the lipa plan. Its recent release complements previously announced TECNO Camon 17, itel A24, and the Neon Pay Pro smartphones. And as such, the device is accessible for purchase at any walk-in Safaricom shop or dealer outlet under specific terms and conditions.

With flexible installment payments, you can opt for preferred deposits after an initial fee of KES 3000. The ownership process is simple, easy, and straightforward. However, the plan is an exemption for customers with skeptical credit scores. Selective buyers are eligible for Safaricom's Spark 7 through personalized credit scoring from data analytics.

Also, non-Safaricom users cannot participate in the purchase plan as it is a customer-driven initiative. Qualified customers can dial 544 and select option 8 Lipa Mdogo Mdogo plan to order if you won't visit a dealer shop or outlet. With the flexible partnership, you can own a TECNO Spark 7 series today and join the emerging users of 4G smartphones.