Infinix is one of the three most popular smartphone brand in Nigeria and annually the brand sells more than 2 million smartphones in Nigeria and over 15 million in Africa. The big one has launched the best camera smartphones with the Infinix Hot S3X and Infinix Hot S3X Pro. According to our Kenya and Lagos camera testers, the device is by far the best camera smartphone of 2018, in Nigeria smartphone market.
The large smartphone impresses with the brilliant industrial design. The device has fast specifications and an impressive Dual 13 + 2 megapixels rear camera setup. One of the characteristics of today’s premium devices is, of course, the super front camera and the Infinix Hot S3X also meets these requirements.
The device has a large 6.2 inches, 720 x 1500 pixels, 18:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD FullView display that occupies almost the entire housing. Striking is the notch at the top of this screen, Hot S3X and Pro comes with the latest Android Oreo OS.
In Nigeria, the two Infinix Hot S3X model seems to be available with 3GB/4GB RAM. For internal storage, the 3GB RAM variant offers you 32 GB storage, while the 4GB RAM variant gives you 64GB storage. A microSD card expandable storage type. Power is supplied by a large battery with 4,000 mAh capacity.
Android 8.1 Oreo is the operating system. The absolute sales points of this premium flagship are at the back. You do not find one, but two main cameras there. No lack of megapixels because the primary camera has 13 megapixels in combination with a 2-megapixel camera makes it complete. Thanks to this trio you can zoom in up to 5x without image loss.
You also get the opportunity to slow down your world. The selfie camera is also available and has 16 megapixels.
Industrial design with a notch and Design materials
The design of the Infinix Hot S3X differs slightly from the previous Infinix Hot S3 models because of the improvement on camera capability, screen dimensions, and performance. The phone is equipped with a good quality camera cutout like other models but in addition, this device has a LED flash. Infinix Mobility has used premium materials for the smart smartphone. The large 6-inch screen runs round in the strong frame.
The housing is made of 3500 aluminum. The fast fingerprint scanner is located at the back of the phone beside the camera rounding. This device also posses the 3.5 mm headphone jack and the phone is decorated with USB Type-C port and speaker. The smartphone measures 156.7 mm by 75.3 mm by 8.3 mm. This is a bit more improved design than the Infinix Hot S3.
Differences Between Hot S3x and Hot S3
You Should not expect that the two smartphones should look exactly the same, and perform exactly the same. The major areas with improvement include performance, camera capability, screen dimensions, and the major outstanding here is the added notch with Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. which is first for anything called Infinix smartphone.
The Infinix Hot S3X with a glossy body design with a notch at the front but still maintains the same plastic material on the Hot S3. The screen display of the new Infinix Hot S3X rocks with a 6.2 inches screen size under LTPS IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen which is bigger than the Infinix Hot S3, 5.7 inches screen size. Hot S3X support Face recognition as an added security feature. Also, the body dimensions of Hot S3X is 156.7 x 75.3 x 8.3mm while the Hot S3 has 152.3 x 72.8 x 8.4mm. Hot S3X features a dual camera configuration of 13MP + 2MP while the Infinix Hot S3 has only 13MP on the back.
Infinix Hot S3X Availability & Price
The Infinix Hot S3X and Hot S3X PRO to be launched towards the ending of August 2018, it is available in colour Black, Blue and Grey. Infinix Hot S3X (2018) 32GB variant will be available with a price tag of Rs: 24,000 In India and retails at ₦90,000 – ₦140,000 in Nigeria.
Full Infinix Hot S3X Specs and Price
Below are all the technical details, specifications and features below.
- Platform: Android 8.1 Oreo OS
- Processor: Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 64-bit Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
- GPU: Adreno 505
- Memory: 3GB/4GB RAM
- Colours: Black, Blue and Grey.
- Dimension: 156.7 x 75.3 x 8.3mm
- Weight: 150g
- SIM Type: Micro SIM
- SIM Count: Hybrid dual SIM
Wireless Network and Software
- 2G: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
- 3G: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
- 4G: LTE frequency bands + VoLTE 1( 2100) / 3(1800) / 5(850) / 8(900) / 40(2300) / 41(2500)
- SIM Type: Dual Micro-SIM
- OS: Android V8.1 Oreo + XOS Hummingbird V3.0
Design and Hardware
- Dimensions: 156.7 x 75.3 x 8.3 mm
- Weight: 150g
- Display: 6.2 inches, 720 x 1500 pixels, 18:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD FullView display
- Sensors: Fingerprint, Accelerometre, Proximity
- Build: Plastic unibody
- Colours: Black. Blue. Grey.
- Processor Type: 64-bit Octa-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
- Processor Name: Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
- Graphics Processor: Adreno 505
- RAM: 3 GB / 4GB
- Internal Storage: 32GB / 64GB (Pro)
- External Storage: microSD, up to 128GB (dedicated slot)
- Rear Camera: Dual 13MP + 2MP camera, 1080p@30fps Video
- Rear Camera Features: f/1.75, dual tone dual-LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
- Front Camera: 16MP camera, f/2.0 aperture, 1080p@30fps
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, v5.0 with A2DP, LE
- NFC: –
- Infrared Blaster: –
- USB Port: 2.0, USB On-The-Go
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: –
- Music Support: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
- Video Support: XviD/MP4/MPEG4/H.263/H.264 player
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker Type: Mono
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GPS, GLONASS, BDS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: –
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: –
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (rear)
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: –
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: Yes
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: –
- Dust Resistant: –
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery Type and Capacity: 4000mAh non-removable Li-ion battery
- Fast Charging: Yes
- Charging: 5V/2A Fast battery Charging
Smartphone Price: ₹: 24,000 in india and ₦100,000 in Nigeria.
|Infinix Hot S3X||Infinix Hot S3|
|Dimensions and Weight||156.7 x 75.3 x 8.3mm in Weight: 150g||152.3 x 72.8 x 8.4mm. Weight: –|
|Display||6.2 inches FHD+, 720 x 1500 Pixels (~268 PPI) density and LTPS IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, 16M Colors, Multitouch||5.7 inch , 720 x 1440 Pixels (~285 PPI) density and IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, 16M Colors, Multitouch|
|Memory||RAM: 3GB/4GB. ROM: 32/64GB. ROM: 128GB||RAM: 4GB ROM: 64GB microSD, up to 128GB (dedicated slot)|
|Software||Android 8.1 Oreo (Android One)||Android 8.1 Oreo (Android One)|
|Hardware||Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset with 1.4 Ghz Octa Core processor||MSM8953Qualcomm Snapdragon 435 chipset with 1.4 Ghz Octa Core processor|
|Camera||Dual 13 MP + 2 MP, f/2.0, PDAF, Dual LED Flash And front: 16MP f/2.0 with , Face Recognition||13 MP, f/2.0, autofocus, Dual LED Flash And Front: 20 MP, f/2.0, Dual-LED Flash|
|Connectivity||2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi-Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS||2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS|
|Battery||Non-removable Li-lon 4000 mAh battery||Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery|
|Additional Features||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Fast battery charging||Fingerprint (rear-mounted) Fast battery charging|
The Infinix Hot S3x comes in a beautiful glossy body, making it beautifully fit on anyone palm. I also fink the pro version is the best considering the performance, The phone has 32GB space which gives the opportunity to save more stuff at any time you want, Also increasable or expandable with microSD, up to 128GB and powered by a RAM of 3GB/4GB. It is a slim phone that’s available in varying colors; black, blue, and gray colors. If You ask me! I will say it’s a very good Smartphone for medium range.