Infinix has now announced their latest budget smartphone-Hot 8 Series smartphone.
Here we will be taking a closer look at the version with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage memory.
The Infinix Hot 8 Pro features an upgrade in the hardware department than what you get on the Hot 8 . Despite that, the device is still affordable and will appeal to most budget users.
Let’s have a look at the Infinix Hot 8 Pro full specs
Infinix Hot 8 Pro Key Specs
MediaTek Helio P22
13MP + 2MP + QVGA main camera
8MP selfie camera
Android 9 Pie (XOS 5.0)
5000 mAh battery
The Hot series line of Infinix has always been about the budget. In order to keep the price down, the Hot 8 Pro is built with a plastic material with dual gradient finishing.
At the back of the device, we have a fingerprint reader at the top middle, underneath the reader is the Infinix brand name.
The Hot logo is located at the bottom while at the top left corner is a triple camera module. The Hot 8 Pro weighs 179 grams and measures 8.7 mm thick. The device comes in Quetzal Cyan, Cosmic Purple, Shark Grey, and Midnight Black body colours.
The Infinix phone features an IPS LCD display technology. The drop notch display measures 6.52 inches with an 81.5% screen-to-body ratio. This is identical to what we have on the Hot 8. Features of the display are 720 x 1600 pixels resolution, 20:9 aspect ratio and 269 PPI density.
Hardware and Software
The hardware is really what differentiates the Infinix Hot 8 Pro from the Hot 8. Inside the Hot 8 Pro 8 is a MediaTek Helio P22 SoC laced with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage.
The Helio P22 chip has an Octa-core Cortex-A53 processor which clocks at 1.8GHz and a PowerVR GE8320 GPU. In charge of the device’s software is Android 9 Pie which is coated with Infinix’s XOS 5.0 custom skin.
The main camera department of the Infinix Hot 8 Pro comprises of a 13MP wide sensor, 2MP depth sensor, QVGA (low-light) sensor and Quad-LED flash.
The QVGA sensor is also known as Time-of-Frame (ToF) Sensor and is becoming a trend in the smartphone world. The QVGA camera or sensor helps resolve the distance between the subject and the camera using a technique called “Range imaging”.
This further helps the camera to create a sharper photo. At the front, the Hot 8 Pro sport an 8MP f/2.0 selfie snapper.
Most budget devices in the market today, pay great attention to the battery. The battery is oftentimes a key factor for budget users. The Hot 8 Pro comes with a huge 5,000 mAh battery and AI power battery management. Though there is no information about fast charging.
Infinix Hot 8 Pro Complete Specs
Announced: 2019, September
Status: Released 2019, September
Dimension: 165 x 76.3 x 8.7 mm
Weight: 179 grams
Build: Front/back glass
SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Screen Display: IPS LCD
Screen Size: 6.52 inches
Resolution: 720 x 1600 (269 PPI density)
Aspect Ratio: 20:9
Display Protection: N/A
Operating System: Android 9 Pie (XOS 5.0)
Chipset: MediaTek Helio P22
CPU: Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU: PowerVR GE8320
Built-in Storage Capacity: 64GB
Card Slot: Yes, up to 256GB (dedicated slot)
Camera Type: Triple
Camera Sensor: 13MP + 2MP + QVGA
Camera Features: PDAF, Auto Scene detection, AR Stickers, panorama, HDR
Video Resolution: 1080p@30fps
LED Flash: Quad-LED flash
Camera Type: Single
Camera Sensor(s): 13MP f/2.0
Camera Features: AI portrait, AI Beauty, WideSelfie, AR Stickers
Video Resolution: 1080P
LED Flash: LED flash
Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
USB: microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Wi-Fi: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
FM Radio: FM Radio
GPS: Yes, with A-GPS
Technology: GSM / HSPA / LTE
4G Network Bands: LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
3G Network Bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
2G Network Bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Speaker Location: Bottom Firing
Sound Enhancement Features: Dirac Surround Sound
Audio Jack Type: Yes
Battery Capacity: 5,000 mAh
Wireless Charging: N/A
Fast Charging: N/A
Colour Options: Quetzal Cyan, Cosmic Purple, Shark Grey, Midnight Black
Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Face Unlock, accelerometer, proximity, compass.
Price and Availability
The Infinix Hot 8 Pro is not available at this time in Nigeria. The device has been unveiled in India and might come to Nigeria in the coming months. The price, on the other hand, is said to be around N48,000