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Infinix Hot 8

Infinix Hot 8
$98
Brand: Infinix
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.52-inch 720 x 1520 pixels HD+ display
  • Camera 13 MP + 2 MP + 0.3 MP Main/8-megapixel front
  • Storage 32/64 GB
  • RAM 2/4 GB
  • CPU Octa-core or Quad-core CPUs @2.0GHz
  • OS Android 9.0 (Pie)

Our Rating

The review rating is based on accessment of the device by experts, and opinions of trusted YouTube reviewers.

9
  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 8 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 10 / 10

Overview

The Infinix Hot 8 is a midrange smartphone from Infinix Mobility. The device is available in two versions. The Asian version, powered by an Octa-core Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 CPU clocked at 2.0GHz, along with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage, and the African version powered by a Quad-core Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 CPU at 2.0GHz with 2GB RAM and 32GB internal storage. There is PowerVR GE8320 GPU and storage expansion options on both sides. The display on the device is a 6.52-inches IPS HD+ with 720 x 1600 pixels resolution, and a 19.5:9 ratio. The device makes use of the trending Waterdrop notch Cut-out, which holds the front facing camera.

On the camera department, you are getting a triple camera sensors, comprising of a 13-megapixel main sensor, a 2-megapixel depth sensor and a VGA lowlight sensor. On the front, Infinix made use of a single 8-megapixel front-facing camera hidden in the notch.

The device has a rear placed fingerprint scanner at the back. It also have support for dual Nano-SIMs, with 4G LTE networks. And to carter for the large display, there is a built-in 5000mAh battery, and of course, the hardwares are unified together on an Android 9.0 (Pie) out of the box. Other key specifications and silent features of the Infinix Hot 8 smartphone are detailed in the specs table below.

Full Specifications

NETWORK

Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
5G Network Bands No support for 5G Network modem
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps

LAUNCH

Also Known As -
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BODY

Dimensions 165 x 76.3 x 8.7 mm (6.41 x 3.10 x 0.33 in)
Weight 179 g (6.07 oz)
Build Premium Plastic
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

DISPLAY

Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.52 inches, 97.8 cm2 (~85.1% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1520 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~269 ppi density)

PLATFORM

Operating System Android 9.0 (Pie) XOS 5.0
Chipset Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 - Africa Version
Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 - Asian Version
CPU Quad-core (4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A53) - Africa Version
Octa-core CPU (4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 and 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53) - Asian Version
GPU PowerVR GE8320

MEMORY

RAM + ROM 2 GB RAM - African Version
4GB RAM - Asian Version
Card Slot Yes, up to 128GB via microSD card

MAIN CAMERA

Camera Type Triple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 13 MP + 2 MP + 0.3 MP Main cameras
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Geotagging
Panorama
HDR
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Self-timer
Scene mode
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps

SELFIE CAMERA

Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 8-megapixel
Camera Features FaceID
HDR
AI Beauty
LED
Video Resolution 720p@30fps

SOUND

Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack

CONNECTIVITY

Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP
NFC
GPS Yes
FM Radio Yes

BATTERY

Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Ion 5000 mAh battery
Wireless Charging No
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 28 hours
Stand-by Up to 480 hours

OTHER FEATURES

Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

User Reviews and Opinions

16 COMMENTS

  1. Comment:How much will the main device cost when it gets to nigeria I don’t need the lite version and when will it get to nigeria

  2. The one I bought is of 4000Mah instead of 5000Mah,its camera isn’t good, it has 2gb Ram and 2gb ROM instead of 2gb ram and 32gb ROM.

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