Infinix Hot 8 Price, Complete Specifications and Review

Infinix hot 8

Infinix Hot 8 has been unveiled by Infinix Mobility, an upgrade to the Hot 7 launched back in March. The device is available in India and it will be unveiled in Nigeria soon.

Commenting on the launch, Anish Kapoor, CEO, Infinix India, said in a statement, “The Infinix Hot 8 is a perfect blend of style, convenience and performance at a pocket friendly price. The success of the Hot series lies in giving our fans #AlotExtra. By introducing several category first features to the sub Rs. 8k segment, the HOT 8 truly reflects Infinix’s philosophy of democratizing the best in smartphone technology for the masses. The phone is the perfect tool for Ek Badi Shuruaat, further strengthening Infinix’s recognition as a brand that brings together aspiration, innovation and utility together. We are certain that the Hot 8 will further add to this narrative built through our sustained efforts.”

The device runs on Android 9.0 Pie based on Infinix’s XOS 5.0 custom UI and is powered by a MediaTek Helio P22 SoC. It comes with a 4GB RAM and a 64GB internal memory which is expandable up to 256GB via the SD card slot.

In terms of display, Infinix Hot 8 has slim bezels, features a waterdrop notch with a 6.5” HD+ LCD display and a 20:9 aspect ratio. The notch houses its 8MP selfie shooter.

infinix hot 8 display

The triple rear camera trend is not going anywhere and the smartphone has a 13MP main camera with an f1.8 aperture range. The two other lenses come with 2MP for increased picture depth and there is a dedicated low-light sensor at the back as well. The fingerprint sensor and the LED flashlight complete the components on the plastic back of the device.

In terms of juice, Hot 8 is powered by a 5,000mAh battery capacity.

Infinix Hot 8 Price and Availability

The device is available in 3 colours – Midnight Black, Cosmic Purple and Queztal Cyan. It will be available through Flipkark in India from September 12 for $97 till October 30. The price will increase to $111 afterwards.

Infinix Hot 8 Complete Specifications

Design

  • Dimension: 165.00 x 76.30 x 8.70 mm
  • Material: Plastic
  • Weight: 179.00g
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Display

  • Type: LCD touchscreen
  • Size: 6.5-inch
  • Screen Resolution:  720 x 1600 pixels
  • Multi-touch: Yes

Software and Performance

  • Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie
  • Chipset: MediaTek Helio P22, 2MHz octa-core
  • RAM: 4GB RAM
  • Internal Storage: Yes, 64GB
  • Card Slot: Yes, expandable to 256GB (hybrid slot)

Camera

  • Primary:  13MP(f1.8) + 2MP
  • Secondary: 8MP

Network and Connectivity

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • 2G: Yes
  • 3G: Yes
  • 4G: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, 5.0, A2DP, LE, aptX HD
  • USB: Yes, 2.0, MicroUSB, 2.0
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Audio Jack: Yes, 3.5mm
  • Fingerprint Sensor: Yes
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared: Yes
  • Sensor: Fingerprint, gravity, compass, light, and proximity.

Battery

  • Capacity: 5000mAh, non-removable
  • Type: Li-Po
  • Fast Charging: Yes
  • OTG Support: N/A

Price and Availability

  • Retail Price: $97 – $111
  • Availability: Available in various phone retailers soon.

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Posted by Abiodun Adewusi

Abiodun Adewusi is a freelance writer who lives in Nigeria. As a writer, he is passionate about providing content on technology helping people keep up with the latest trends. You can see some of his work on Medium and Ezine.

One comment

  1. Infinix pulls up a great specs sheet to this new Infinix Hot 8 delivering much greater specs at a much lower rate, Thumbs up to them, I’ll be looking forward on getting this device

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