Infinix Hot S4 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 – Which Phone is a Better Choice?

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The Infinix Hot S4 and the Redmi Note 7 stand as some of the latest smartphones in the market. Although they come from different brands, both devices share similar prices and some specs as well. This raises the question- which product has the best features and offers the best value for money?

With this article, we would like to look at the Infinix Hot S4 and the Redmi Note 7 as well as answer all the questions.

Infinix Hot S4 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 – Design and Display

Under this category, we can see the major differences between both devices. First, the Hot S4 offers a 6.26 screen with a resolution of 720 × 1440 pixels while the Redmi Note 7 boasts of a 6.3-inch screen of 1080 × 2340 pixels. However, both devices have waterdrop notches at the top of the display.

Following the tradition of most smartphones, the Hot S4 and the Redmi Note 7 have a fingerprint scanner on their back panels. Also, on both devices, this sensor lies beside a vertical camera setup.

The Infinix Hot S4 comes in Ice Blue, Millan Black, and Tradewinds Gray while the Redmi Note 7 comes in colours such as Blue, Black, Twilight Gold.

Infinix Hot S4 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 7- Camera

The Infinix Hot S4 has a unique camera assembly. It consists of a primary 13MP camera, secondary 8MP sensor, and a 2MP wide angle lens. Its water drop notch includes an exciting 32MP selfie snapper that supports Face Unlock.

However, a dual camera setup which includes a 48MP sensor and a 5MP depth sensor graces the rear panel of the Redmi Note 7. At the front, you will find a 13MP selfie camera.

Infinix Hot S4 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 – Hardware and Software

The Infinix Hot S4 runs on a MediaTek Helio P22 mobile processor which clocks at 2.0GHz while the Redmi Note 7 sports the Qualcomm Snapdragon 660.

You will find a RAM of 3GB coupled with a storage space of 32GB/64GB on the Infinix Hot S4. But the Redmi Note 7 comes in either a 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage variant or a 3GB RAM with 32GB internal storage model. It also has a 4GB/128GB model.

Both phones run on Android 9 Pie wrapped with their skins- MIUI 10 for the Note 7 and XOS 5.

Infinix Hot S4 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 7- Battery and Connectivity

Both products support single embedded 4000mAh batteries that offer long periods of videos, music and mobile gaming. While connectivity options on both devices include WiFi, Bluetooth 5.0 and a MicroUSB 2.0 connector for charging and data transfer.

Infinix Hot S4 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 7– Price

The Hot S4 costs N49,900 for the 3GB/32GB variant while the 6/64GB version goes for N64,500.  However, the Redmi Note 7 costs N58,000 for the base model while the 4GB/64GB model is available for N66,900. The 4/128GB goes for N75,000.


Now, which of these phones should you go for? Looking at the specs on both devices, the Redmi Note 7 offers more features than the Hot S4. First, it has a higher screen resolution, more internal storage with a great camera. However, if this device does not meet your budget, the S4 serves as an ideal alternative.


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.

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