Infinix Note 30i

Infinix Note 30i is the least premium of the newly launched Infinix Note 30 series.

The other members of this series include: the Note 30, the Note 30 Pro, and lastly the Note 30 5G.

The Note 30i is the first of the note series to feature a glass build.

Apart from it’s stunning design, the budget phone comes with impressive display, decent processor, middling cameras, generous storage and RAM, and a decent battery life to get you through the day in a single charge.


Infinix Note 30i Key Specifications

  • 6.66 inches AMOLED Display, 1080 x 2400 pixels, ~92% screen-to-body ratio
  • Android 13, XOS 13
  • Mediatek Helio G85 Octa Core CPU
  • 8GB RAM
  • 64MP (wide) + QVGA Dual Rear Camera
  • 16MP Front Camera
  • Side-mounted Fingerprint Sensor
  • 256GB Built-in Storage
  • 4G LTE
  • 33W Fast Charging Capacity
  • 5000 mAh Non-removable Li-Po Battery



The Infinix Note 30i takes its design cue from its counterparts in the Note 30 series.

It comes with an eye-catching design that shimmers when light hits it at different angles.

The comes with a boxy build measuring 164.5 x 76.7 x 8.2mm in dimensions and it’s balanced on a 198 gram weight which doesn’t feel quite heavy in hand.

Flipping to the back panel, there’s a finely crafted and radiantly looking rectangular camera module on the top left corner.

This gives the device a touch of sophistication coupled with a premium appeal.

The Infinix phone is forged from premium materials, parading different options of glass front with either a eco-leather or glass back, sandwiched by a durable plastic frame.

Around the edges, you’d find a power button and a volume rocker on the right.

The power button is embeds the fingerprint scanner while on the left is home to the SIM-ejector tray which house dual nano-SIM and a microSD slot.

Furthermore, it has a dual stereo system which is powered by JBL, to give users an excellent sound quality coupled with an immersive entertaining experience.

On protection, the Note 30i is IP 53 rated, which means the device can survive dust ingress and few splashes of water but not immersion.

The smartphone can be snapped in three fashionable colour finishes of Impression Green, Variable Gold, and Obsidian Black colour options.



At the front, is a 6.66-inch screen that stretches from edge to edge, creating a flagship-calibre visual experience.

In addition, the display sports a centred water-drop notch, and it’s surrounded by slim bezels offering 92% screen-to-body ratio.

This results to a large viewing area while it’s AMOLED panel delivers a more realistic colour, wide viewing angles and enhanced contrast while ensuring low power consumption.

It also boast of a Full HD+ resolution of 1080 x 2400 pixel that delivers true to life visuals coupled with 395 pixel density and a 180Hz touch sampling rate.

Sadly, there is no buttery-smooth transition of 90Hz or 120Hz offered by some of it’s competitors. But it’s standard 60Hz refresh rate still offers decent on-screen performance.



The Infinix Note 30i has a decent camera configuration with upgrade image processing and automatic colour gradation technology which greatly improves the picture quality.

The dual-rear-camera is started off with 64MP Ofilm’s OV64B40 sensor as it’s primary camera, complemented by a QVGA sensor.

The high pixel main camera supports auto-focus which helps you to record clear and visible footage at favourable lighting conditions, while the QVGA sensor acts as the AI camera.

The water-drop notch on the front of the display is home to a 16MP front-facing camera.

The selfie camera is supported with dual front-facing flash to ensures clear selfie shot either in the day or night.

The rear camera is fitted with quad flash light, several photo modes and filters that ensures super clear shots.

For videos, up to 2k video resolution can be recorded at 30 frames per second.


Hardware and Software

Underneath its sleek design, is a Mediatek Helio G85 chip found in Tecno Camon 20, Blackview OSCAL S80 and Oppo A17K.

This 12nm octa-core chipset along with Mali-G52 MC2 GPU delivers seamless and efficient performance coupled with enhanced graphics processing.

It also comes with an ample 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM with up to 8GB of virtual RAM support, which allows switching between apps, multi-tasking, thereby boosting the overall performance.

The storage on the other hand, is slapped with a generous 256GB memory with 1TB microSD support to provide enough room to cater for those priceless moments and files.

The Infinix Note 30i boots on Android 13 overlaid on Infinix’s XOS 13 user interface.



For connectivity, the cheap android phone is equipped with USB-C port, FM radio, dual SIM, 3.5mm audio jack, and 4G LTE network support.

It also featured NFC for contactless payment, Wi-Fi 5 and Bluetooth 5 for fast wireless connection, coupled with a built-in GPS for positioning and navigation.



The infinix phone is fuelled by a non-removable 5000mAh battery supported with 33W  wired fast charging.

This means you can quickly juice up your device from 1%-95% in just 60 minutes.

The smartphone also support OTG.


Infinix Note 30i Price and Availbility

The price of Infinix Note 30i starts at $244. In Nigeria, the Note 30i is sold at about ‎₦102,000.

The smartphone was announced on May 16, 2023 and was made available for purchase in June.

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