After the release of the previous version, Hot 9. which was a huge success, this Chinese phone company decided to shake the market with Infinix Hot 8, the new Hot Series smartphone, this is an upgraded version of the Hot 7 and 7 Pro, the Hot 8 comes with a more improved performance and with more exciting display and battery capacity.

Infinix Hot Series is a mid-range smartphone but there are some features that makes you wonder if it is not a little about this level. There is so much to see, the comparison of the smartphone with that of the previous version is a little complicated. There are some features that are significantly different and there are others where the difference is not quite much.

One of the significant upgrade in this smartphone when compared to the previous version is the network. The Infinix hot 8 supports the Second Generation, Third Generation and the Fourth Generation, which is 2G, 3G and 4G LTE networks. Infinix Hot 8 Lite only supports 3G networks. This is not the only significant improvement of this device. I would recommend that you take out few minutes of your time and go through this article, it’s worth reading because you will learn so much about this device including, the price, where to purchase it, its features and specifications.

Infinix Hot 8

This smartphone uses two Nano-SIM so if you have a Micro-SIM you would need to change it to a Nano-SIM to fit into this SIM card slot. This is may not be a challenge if you are already using the previous version of the Hot Series, these series of Infinix smartphone usually comes with Nano-SIM card Slot, This device also supports WiFi Hotspot, WLAN WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Port, microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go. It does not support Near Field Connection, NFC unlike the previous version.

Infinix Hot 8 Price in Nigeria

Infinix Hot 8 price in Nigeria ranges from 53,000 – 55,000 naira. The price of this smartphone vary, the module with 2GB RAM is mostly sold for 53,000 naira while the model with 3GB RAM goes for 55,000 naira. This however is not a fixed price, the obvious reason why these two models have different price is because phone users love smartphone that have large RAM and storage capacity. The price of this smartphone may be different in your area but the different should not be much.

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Where to Buy Infinix Hot 8

This smartphone is already available in phone stores all across Nigeria. There are several phone stores and shops, all you have to do is walk into any of them and ask for this device, It available. You can also purchase the Infinix Hot 8 from online stores such as Jumia and Konga. Online purchase is the best but if you have never purchased an item from an online store before you might be a little skeptical but you do not have to be. In these online stores, several phone dealers put up their products so you get several option of this smartphone at different prices. You can choose any one you prefer.

As soon as your order is complete you can make your payment online you can choose to pay on delivery.

Display and Design of Hot 8

The display of this smartphone is amazing, Infinix smartphones are known to have large screens, and the Hot 8 is no different. It features a 6.6 in IPS display with a screen resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels. 20:9 aspect ratio with 269 PPI density. The screen size and its resolution makes it a perfect display smartphone, the graphics are amazing. Whether you like to watch movies with your phone or you like to play the games in it, the graphics gives it a very captivating look you cannot but love. The front screen is protected with a glass cover.

Infinix Hot 8 s one of the waterdrop-style notch smartphones, from its large screen to its PPI density is all perfect. At the back of the phone there is a triple camera arrangement. This camera arrangement is common with Infinix phones. The fingerprint scanner is located at the back of the phone like most Infinix phones. One significant difference is the cover of this phone. The back cover of the Hot 8 is made of glass unlike the previous version and many other Infinix phones before it. This is a huge step by this Chinese company and it is a good one.

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Hot 8 come in different colors. This is a very common thing with Infinix phones. These avails you the opportunity to use any other color aside the common black or white or any other popular color. The Hot 8 is available in colors of Cosmic Purple, Midnight Black, Quetzal Cyan, and Shark Grey.

Cameras of the Infinix Hot 8

This smartphone features two cameras at the back. The main camera is a 13MP camera which is designed for wide image capturing; the second camera is a 2MP camera which is designed for a depth capturing. Both cameras are equipped with a LED flash to improve the brightness of the environment whenever you want to take photos or make videos. Both cameras feature a Quad-LED flash, Panorama and HDR. You can shoot videos and take photos in 1080p@30fps.

The front facing camera which is designed for selfies features a 8MP camera. This front facing camera comes with a LED flash to enable you shoot and take pictures in a dark environment. With the front camera you can also shoot 1080@30fps videos and take quality pictures.

Hardware and Software

Firstly let’s talk about the battery of this device. The Infinix Hot 8 is equipped with a 5000mAh Li-Po non removable battery. This is a very powerful battery and it comes with fast charge system. This is really amazing, the battery is the same with the previous version but it’s good to know that they maintained this battery capacity for the improved version. This smartphone will get all the power it needs to perform with this battery.

Another interesting part of the Hardware of this smartphone is the chipset. There are two different model of this smartphone, and these two have two different chipset. The one with 2GB/3GB RAM and a 32 internal storage capacity features a MediaTek MT6761 Helio A22 chipset and the 4GB RAM with a 64GB internal storage capacity features a MT6762 chipset. These two chipset are manufactured with the 12nm process which means that there is no much different between them. Nevertheless, the first one has a Quad-core chipset while the second one has an Octa-core chipset.

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The Infinix Hot 8 operating system runs on Android 9 operating system together with XOS 5.0. There is also the PowerVR GE8320 GPU in the chipset. The operating system of this smartphone is really cool, the only version higher than this is the Android 10. This is a very cool smartphone and if you are thinking of purchasing this device you are on the right path.

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