The Infinix brand has grown increasingly popular ever since its launch seven years ago, gaining a foothold in certain regions like Africa and Asia. The brand currently caters to millions of users in different sections of the market and today, we will be looking closely at two devices from the mid-range portion of the market.
Our comparison brings an Infinix Hot 10 vs Infinix Zero 8 battle to your fingertips in this article. Both devices are 2020 devices, with the Zero 8 being slightly older than its relative (the Zero 8 was launched in August, while the Hot 10 launched in September).
They both share some similarities (they are in the mid-range section after all), while bringing certain key qualities that sets one apart from the other. We will be taking a closer look at the features, specifications, prices and everything in between in this Infinix Hot 10 vs Infinix Zero 8 match-up.
We will first consider the specifications of these devices in a side-by-side manner.
Infinix Hot 10 vs Infinix Zero 8 Comparison Table
Here, we take a better look at what both smartphones have to offer.
|Infinix Hot 10||Infinix Zero 8|
|2G, 3G, 4G||2G, 3G, 4G|
|6.78 inches, 1640 × 720 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD display||6.85 inches, 2460 × 1080 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD display|
|Android 10 + XOS 7.1 Dolphin||Android 10 + XOS 7.0|
|Octa-core MediaTek MT6769 Helio G70, 2.0GHz||Octa-core MediaTek Helio G90T, 2.0GHz|
|8MP selfie camera||48MP + 8MP dual selfie cameras|
|16MP + 2MP + 2MP + AI low-light lens quad rear cameras with LED flash||64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP quad rear cameras with LED flash|
|64/128GB internal storage + dedicated microSD card slot up to 256GB||128GB internal storage + dedicated microSD card slot up to 512GB|
|4/6GB RAM||8GB RAM|
|5,200mAh battery with 10W Quick charge||4,500mAh battery with 33W fast charge|
Infinix Hot 10 vs Infinix Zero 8: Where The Hot 10 Gains The Edge
The Hot 10 has a far stronger battery than its counterpart, boasting a 5,200mAh battery pack that supports fast charging. It also costs far less than its rival and provides a slightly newer software version with the Android 10 + XOS 7.1 providing some of the latest updates.
The Hot 10 also supports fast data transfer speeds (4G technology) and is lighter than the Zero 8, making it easier to keep in smaller spaces and carry around easily. Its highest storage variant, the 6GB/128GB costs about ₦57,500 less than the Zero 8.
Infinix Hot 10 vs Infinix Zero 8: Where The Zero 8 Gains The Edge
The Zero 8 offers a slightly larger display with a better resolution than its counterpart, making it a wonderful option for users who want to enjoy their favourite TV shows, mobile games, or social media app on a larger screen. It has more selfie cameras (with better looking numbers) than the Hot 10, while its rear cameras also offer better numbers compared to its rival. However, camera comparisons are not particularly straightforward, meaning that “larger” numbers do not necessarily translate to a better photography experience.
It offers more RAM and a larger external storage (up to 512GB), giving users adequate space to store their data and access it on-the-go.
Infinix Hot 10 vs Infinix Zero 8: Which Of These Devices Should You Opt For?
This head-to-head has brought the pros and cons of both devices up close, laying bare all that both smartphones have to offer. Now, we come to the part we have all been waiting for… the part where we select the winner in this Infinix duel!
The Hot 10 boasts a bigger battery and is far cheaper than its counterpart. It also offers 4G support, also onboard storage with the Zero 8. It also has a slightly newer software version taking care of its software needs.
The Zero 8 on the other hand, brings a larger display to the party, and also offers more external storage space, a faster charging battery, and more cameras with better numbers. It also brings more RAM and external storage to the fore, making it a formidable mid-range device. However, its price point is really high when compared to its rival, making it a major sticky point with certain users.
For buyers who want something really affordable with decent specs, the Hot 10 is the better option. But if you have the cash to splash out, then by all means go for the Zero 8.
The Zero 8 is the better device and wins this match-up, in spite of its higher cost and heavier mass, its awesome specs (remember the RAM and 64MP Sony IMX686 sensor?) see it edge out the Hot 10 in this interesting match-up.
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