Infinix Hot 8

Infinix Hot 8 Quick Specs: Android 9 Pie smartphone. Announced in September 2019. it features a 6.6-inch waterdrop display, Mediatek chipset, 8 MP selfie camera, 13 MP + 2 MP + AI low-light triple rear camera, up to 4 GB RAM, up to 64 GB internal memory, and a 5000 mAh battery. 

Infinix Hot 8 is the succerssor to Infinix Hot 7, which was launched in February 2019. To clarify, there are 2 variants of the Hot 8, as follows:

  1. 3GB RAM + 32 GB storage: has a Mediatek MT6761 processor.
  2. 4GB RAM + 64 GB storage: has a Mediatek MT6762 processor.

In addition to the two variants of the HOT 8, there is a lite version, called Infinix HOT 8 Lite., which is fitted with 2GB RAM + 32GB and a Mediatek MT6580 chipset.

Phone Status: Official.

Infinix Hot 8 Specs and Features

Wireless Network and Software

  • 2G mobile network bands: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz.
  • 3G mobile network bands: UMTS, WCDMA, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100 MHz
  • 4G mobile network bands: LTE B1 / B3 / B5 / B7 / B8 / B20 / B38 / 40 / 41
  • 5G mobile network bands: No.
  • SIM Type: Nano-SIM, Dual SIM
  • Software / OS: Android 9 Pie + XOS 5.0.

Design, Form Factor, Appearance

  • Dimensions: 165.4 x 76.3 x 8.7 mm
  • Weight: 179g
  • Display: 6.6 inches, 1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD, 2.5D curved glass screen with a waterdrop notch.
  • Colours: Midnight black, Champagne gold, Aqua blue, Cosmic purple.
  • Physical Build: Plastic.

Infinix Hot 8 specs

Internal Hardware Specs

  • Processor Type: 64-bit, 2.0GHz Octa-core, Cortex-A53
  • Processor Name: Mediatek MT6761 / Mediatek MT6761.
  • Graphics Processor: IMG PowerVR GE8320
  • RAM: 3 GB / 4 GB
  • Internal Storage: 32 GB / 64 GB
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)

Photography, Video Recording

  • Rear Camera: 13 MP + 2 MP + AI low-light sensor triple camera, f1.8 Aperture, LED flash, 1080p@30fps video recording
  • Front-facing Camera: 8 MP, f2.0 Aperture, AI Face Recognition, 1080p@30fps video capture.

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Audio, Video Playback

  • Music Support: PCM, AAC / AAC + / eAAC + / MP3 / AMR – NB / WB / APE
  • Audio: 3.5 mm audio jack
  • Loudspeaker: Mono speakers
  • Video Support: H.264/MP4/MPEG4 player
  • FM Radio: Yes.

Sensors

  • Digital Compass:
  • Accelerometer: Yes.
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes.
  • Ambient Light Sensor: Yes.
  • Barometer: No.
  • Pedometer: No.
  • Heart Rate Monitor: No.
  • Gyroscope (G-Sensor): No.
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes; rear-mounted.
  • Face Unlock: Yes.
  • Iris Scanner: No.
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: No.
  • Voice Control: No.
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Google Assistant.
  • Infra-red Sensor: No.

Connectivity Options

  • Bluetooth: v4.2, A2DP
  • WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
  • GPS: Yes, A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
  • USB: microUSB v2.0; USB-OTG
  • NFC: No.

Miscellaneous Specs and Features

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Non-Removable Lithium-Ion 5000 mAh
  • Battery Charging: 10W Fast Charging
  • Reverse Charging: No.
  • Model Number: N/A

Infinix Hot 8 Price and Launch Date

  • Announced: September 4, 2019.
  • Release Date: September 12, 2019.
  • Country Availability: India. Nigeria. Ghana. Kenya. Tanzania. Egypt.
  • Price: The 4GB/64GB variant costs INR 7,999 (about $111) or KES. 11,500. The 2GB/32GB variant has been introduced in Nigeria at a price of 36,500.

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Answers To Your Questions About infinix HOT 8

Here are some of the most frequently askked questions about Infinix Hot 8, along with answers.

How much is Infinix Hot 8 in Nigeria?

Only the 2GB + 32GB variant (Hot 8 Lite) was initially available in Nigeria and at a cost of ₦36,500.

Is infinix Hot 8 waterproof?

Infinix Hot 8 is not water or splash proof and should not be exposed to water or any fluids.

Does infinix Hot 8 support fast charging?

Infinix Hot 8 has 10W fast charging, which allows it to be charged from 0 to 30% battery in about 30 minutes.

MobilityArena Buyer’s Guide Verdict

We didn’t see this coming, and we are guessing that you didn’t either – an Infinix HOT smartphone with 4GB of RAM and 64GB storage. This is very different from the Infinix HOT range of the past. And then, there is a big 5000mAh battery thrown in for good measure, along with a rear triple camera and fingerprint scanner.

Infinix Hot 8 is a phone whose sum of its parts is serious value for money. It immediately jumps to the top spot on our list of the best smartphones under ₦40,000 ($111).  Honestly, what is not to like?

Our Buyer’s Guide Verdict is recommendation that we make based on our evaluation the specs of the device. It is a general guide designed to help you understand how much value a smartphone offers for its price. It is not a stamp of quality assessment or an endorsement of the device or of the manufacturers. Be sure to ask questions and use your judgement when buying any device, as MobilityArena may not be held responsible for your buying decisions.

Infinix Hot 8 Review Rating

We are yet to review the Infinix Hot 8 and so do not have a review rating for it yet. This section will be updated with our review rating and a link to the review page, as soon as we have a review ready.

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Infinix Hot 8 is an Android 9 Pie smartphone. Announced in September 2019, it features a 6.5-inch waterdrop display, Mediatek Helio P22 chipset, 8 MP selfie camera, 13 MP triple rear camera, 4 GB RAM, 64 GB internal memory, and a 5000 mAh battery. 

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7 comments

  1. All Infinix fans are sure going to love this. The RAM and Storage plus the 4000mAh battery capacity is going to be the hot cake for them. I don’t use Infinix phones but I’m loving the features of this one already.

  2. 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM, 5000mAh + other mouth watering specs, and to sell for under ₦40k. Hmm… This is still quite unbelievable. If Infinix should come through with this, they’ll make some huge profits they’ve never made before. And I’m sure this will inspire them to want to do more. So, let’s wait till September 12 or thereabout when this ‘gift’ to humanity would be launched.

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