Infinix has launched a slew of affordable phones in the past few months, packing features such as triple rear cameras in models that cost as little as Rs. 6,999. The company's latest offering, the Infinix Hot 8, is no different. It has a fresh gradient design on its rear panel and borrows from its siblings elements such as triple rear cameras, an entry-level MediaTek processor, and a large battery. Is that strategy enough to make the Infinix Hot 8 a phone we can recommend, especially over well-received options from Realme and Xiaomi? We review the Infinix Hot 8 to find out.
Infinix Hot 8 smartphone was launched on 4th September 2019. The phone comes with a 6.52-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 720x1600 pixels. Infinix Hot 8 is powered by a 2GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762) processor. It comes with 4GB of RAM. The Infinix Hot 8 runs Android Pie and is powered by a 5000mAh battery.
As far as the cameras are concerned, the Infinix Hot 8 on the rear packs a 13-megapixel primary camera with an f/1,8 aperture and a second 2-megapixel camera. The rear camera setup has phase detection autofocus. It sports a 8-megapixel camera on the front for selfies, with an f/2.0 aperture.
The Infinix Hot 8 runs XOS 5.0 based on Android Pie and packs 64GB of inbuilt storage that can be expanded via microSD card (up to 256GB) with a dedicated slot. The Infinix Hot 8 is a dual-SIM smartphone that accepts Nano-SIM and Nano-SIM cards. The Infinix Hot 8 measures 165.00 x 76.30 x 8.70mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs 179.00 grams. It was launched in Quetzal Cyan and Cosmic Purple colours.
Connectivity options on the Infinix Hot 8 include Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth v5.00, USB OTG, Micro-USB, and FM radio. Sensors on the phone include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, compass/ magnetometer, proximity sensor, and fingerprint sensor. The Infinix Hot 8 supports face unlock.
As of 8th July 2020, Infinix Hot 8 price in India starts at Rs. 8,499.
|Product Name||Price in India|
|Infinix Hot 8 (4GB RAM, 64GB) - Cosmic Purple||₹ 8,499|
|Infinix Hot 8 (4GB RAM, 64GB) - Quetzal Cyan||₹ 8,499|
|Infinix Hot 8 (4GB RAM, 64GB) - Shark Grey||₹ 8,499|
Infinix Hot 8 price in India starts from ₹ 8,499. The lowest price of Infinix Hot 8 is ₹ 8,499 at Flipkart on 8th July 2020.
|Release date||4th September 2019|
|Launched in India||Yes|
|Dimensions (mm)||165.00 x 76.30 x 8.70|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||5000|
|Colours||Quetzal Cyan, Cosmic Purple|
|Screen size (inches)||6.52|
|Protection type||Gorilla Glass|
|Processor make||MediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762)|
|Expandable storage type||microSD|
|Expandable storage up to (GB)||256|
|Dedicated microSD slot||Yes|
|Rear camera||13-megapixel (f/1,8) + 2-megapixel|
|Rear autofocus||Phase detection autofocus|
|Front camera||8-megapixel (f/2.0)|
|Operating system||Android Pie|
|Bluetooth||Yes, v 5.00|
|Number of SIMs||2|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|