Read all you need to know about the Infinix Hot 7
Infinix Hot series has become a mainstay in the Nigerian mobile phone space. Tech geeks and phone lovers look forward to seeing these budget smartphones hit the ground running every year. In accordance, Infinix Mobility has announced the Infinix Hot 7 for this year.
The smartphone touches down with an attractive & trendy notch design. Ever since iPhone X launched with the notch design, it became the talk of the town. Interestingly, Hot 7’s design is one of the many fascinating features loaded in the smartphone.
Come on readers, let’s roll.
INFINIX HOT 7 KEY SPECS
- SIM: Yes, Dual SIM
- OS: Android 8.1 Oreo OS
- Screen: 6.2-inch IPS Display, 720 x 1500 pixels
- Storage: 16GB/32GB Storage, up to 128GB memory card support
- Camera: Dual 13MP Rear Camera and 8MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint Sensor: Yes
- Face ID: Yes
- Processor: Quad-core 1.3GHz Processor with 1GB/2GB RAM
- Battery: 4,000mAh Li-Ion battery
- Price –
Design X Display
Well, there’s no slack when it comes to Hot 7’s design. The notch is positioned at the top region of the smartphone. In it, sensors such as proximity and ambient light sensors are housed. Other occupants are the earpiece, front-facing camera and LED flash.
Arriving in Gradient Blue, Black and Champagne Gold colours, the smartphone is made to suit your fashion demands. As a result of the Gradient Blue’s finesse, you could mistake the plastic encapsulation of the device as glass.
To connect your earphones and wired headsets, a 3.5mm audio jack is situated at the top of the phone. While the back is the location of the speaker grille, dual camera setup and fingerprint reader, the phone’s bottom serves as refuge to the MicroUSB port.
The 6.2-inch IPS panel meets display needs with 720 x 1500 HD+ resolution. With the chin being the only identifiable bezel on the smartphone, there’s more than enough screen space to play with.
Multiple camera modes and effects are delivered by the photography department of the Infinix Hot 7. Talk about Portrait, HDR, Panorama, Beauty and more.
To this effect, the rear’s dual 13MP camera coughs out sharp images. In poorly lit environments, the dual LED flash adds the needed brightness.
Same can be said of the front camera unit thanks to the LED flash support. Unlike its rear correspondent, an 8MP selfie camera is what feeds your photographic hunger. Other than photography, the selfie lens commands the Face ID security on the smartphone.
Hardware and Software
Under the panel, Infinix Hot 7 is powered by MediaTek MT6580P, which is a downside for me. I understand it’s a bid to cut down on costs, but when the predecessor runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 425, we expected similar or even more from Infinix Mobility.
More perusal revealed that the SoC works with Quad-core 1.3GHz Cortex-A7 CPU. Its standard iteration uses 1GB RAM to run multitasking roles while the higher variant utilises 2GB RAM.
Completing the memory compartment for each variant is 16GB and 32GB respectively. A MicroSD slot is designed to increase the storage to a staggering 128GB. Android 8.1 Oreo topped with XOS Honeybee UI is the operating system of the device.
Having the Infinix Hot 7 guarantees you a full day’s intensive usage while on the Internet or playing games. That’s the extent of its 4,000mAh battery competence. When the smartphone’s battery gets low, and you’re in the middle of work, Fast Charging technology makes it charge speedily.
Infinix Hot 7 Pricing and Availability
As at the time of writing, the smartphone hasn’t launched officially in Nigeria. But when it does, it will be available in the price region of ₦42,000 – ₦45,000.
- Operating System: Android 8.1 Oreo OS (XOS Honeybee)
- Processor: 1.3GHz Quad-core ARM Cortex CPU (MediaTek MT6580P Chipset)
- Colours: Champagne Gold, Gradient Blue, Midnight Black
- RAM Storage: 1GB/2GB RAM
- SIM Count: Dual-SIM, Dual Standby
- Display: 6.2 inches IPS display
- Resolution: 720 x 1500 pixels
- Aspect Ratio: 19:9
- Rear Camera (primary): Dual 13MP dual LED Flash
- Features: HDR, Panorama, Portrait (Bokeh), Beauty, Night Mode
- Front Camera (secondary): 8MP Camera, LED flash
- Internal Storage: 16GB/32GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, Up to 128 GB
- 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
- 2G CDMA 1X: No
- 3G WCDMA: 850 / 2100MHz
- 3G CDMA EVDO: No
- 4G LTE: Yes
Internet & Connectivity
- EDGE: Yes
- GPRS: Yes
- HSPA+: No
- CDMA EVDO: No
- 3G: Yes
- WLAN: Yes
- Wi-Fi and Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes
- USB Port: Yes, micro USB 2.0
- NFC: No
- Infrared Blaster: No
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
- FM Radio: Yes
- Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- Navigation: Yes
- Maps: Google Maps
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Pedometer: No
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Iris Scanner: No
- Fingerprint Scanner: No
- Voice Control: Yes, Google Voice Control
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: No
- Water Resistant: No
- Wireless Charging: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: No
- Battery: 4,000mAh battery
- Type: Non-removable Li-Ion
- Fast Charge: Yes