April 23, 2020
Infinix Hot 9
Infinix’s HOT line of smartphone has again hit the waves with a new addition to it’s hot- series, the infinix hot 9.
The Smartphone is packed with necessary specs, all in a bid to hit a specific price-point.
The Smartphone which is a successor to the infinix 8 comes with an upgraded features of it’s predecessor.
Design and Display
The device is built with Glass front, plastic back, and plastic frame though with a more refined design and glossy finish than it predecessor.
On the backplate lies the capacitive fingerprint sensor, a quad-camera setup and the Infinix branding, which indicates its an Infinix phone.
The latest trending display ofwith an expanded surface area for the perfect viewing experience for movies.
Upfront, is a punch-hole screen, with expanded surface area for trendy display and perfect viewing experience.
It’s a 6.6-inch HD+ Infinity-O IPS LCD display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels and a screen density of 269 PPI.
The smartphone is available in four different colorways including Quetzal Cyan, Midnight Black, Violet and Ocean wave with a unique Gem Cut Texture, appealing to the youthful spirit and amplifying the series’ positioning.
Beefier camera system was added in the Hot series this year. They managed to squeeze in quad rear camera module whch embraces more camera features.
The primary shooter is a 16MP AI Quad Camera to capture those memorable moments at any time.
Other cameras assisting the main camera setup includes a 2MP macro camera, a 2MP depth camera and a QVGA camera which helps in taking photos in low light conditions.
The AI Beauty mode intelligently beautify images and allows you create your own beauty style.
This camera setup also showcases a triple-LED flash and is capable of shooting photos in HDR, Panorama, and videos maxed at 1080p at 30 frames per second (fps).
On the front, is an 8MP selfie shooter, which is capable of shooting photos and also shoot videos maxed at 1080p 30fps.
Hardware and Software
It comes with a Faster Octa-Core Processor, an upgrade from Quad-core to Octa-core, a new generation of the HOT-series providing you with better performance to handle your movies, apps, browsing, and more with ease.
It is powered by MediaTek’s MT6762 Octa-core Helio P22 processor along with PowerVR GE8320 graphics processing unit with support from 4GB of RAM as the top memory variant, although users get to enjoy other variants with 3GB and 2GB of RAMs respectively.
On the software side, the Infinix Hot 9 runs the new XOS 6.0 interface on top of the Android 10.0 operating system.
Information are Secured via fingerprint and face unlock technology.
G-Sensor, compass, Gyro, Proximity sensor, Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted) and accelerometer.
It features a 3.5mm headphone jack, GPS, micro USB 2.0, USB On-The-Go, dual wifi band and Bluetooth 5.0.
A Dual-SIM phone and supports a 4G LTE internet connectivity which means downloads and streaming will be capped at 4G speeds.
It comes in 32GB/ 64GB / 128GB storage options, giving users amazing memory at amazing prices.
It also comes with a dedicated memory slot (up to 258GB).
It comes with a non-removable 5000mAh battery capacity which on paper offers a 4-day battery life.
Infinix Hot 9 Price and Availability
The official price for the Infinix Hot 9 wasn’t known as at the time of writing this article, however, it will be updated once it’s known but it’s rumoured to be around 75,000 naira.
The Smartphone was announced on March 23 and is expected to go on sale in April 2020.