Over the years to date, infinix has been one of the leading phone company in Nigeria. The company has about three major series; The Hots, The Notes, and The Zeros.
However, in the Hot series, the INFINIX HOT S3X is the successor of Infinix Hot S3 and the first of its smartphones to have the notch feature. Interestingly, the notch is not the only feature it adopted from the mobile phone trends; it also has a dual back camera and a conventional glossy back. Talking about the large display, Infinix Hot S3X has a sizable one with nice notch too.
BASIC FEATURES AND SPECS
Below are the essential features of the Infinix Hot S3X which makes it more unique than every other one in the Hot series;
· 6.2-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1500 X 720 pixels
· Android 8.1 Oreo
· Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 CPU with 3GB / 4GB RAM
· 32GB inbuilt Storage, with up to 128GB memory card
· Dual 13MP + 2MPback camera and a 16MP front camera
· 4G LTE
· Fingerprint reader (Back)
· 4,000 mAh inbuilt Li-Ion battery.
Design and Display
The bighead (selling point) of the Infinix Hot S3X is just the noticeable notch on the smartphone, even though it’s no more a new trend in the mobile technology.
On the other hand, the glossy finishing is also common to most budget-friendly smartphones of nowadays. Unlike the other Infinix mobile phones, the Hot S3X is entirely portable and light. The fingerprint reader is at the upper side of the back. Also, there are three main buttons, the volume key and the power key which is on the right side of the phone.
If you have been thinking of how you could get your hands on a notch smartphone from infinix, the Infinix Hot S3X offers you an excellent budget-friendly one with an additional large LCD touchscreen (6.2-inch). Though there are few improvements, HotS3X still look more magnificent than that of the Infinix Hot S3.
Battery and Camera
Just like every other top infinix mobile phones, the Infinix Hot S3X also comes with a substantial battery capacity of 4000mAh which capable of serving several hours of continuous use when completely charged. Not just that, the device also has fast charge support so do not have to wait all day to have a full charge.
This smartphone also has excellent features in terms of camera: The primary camera which is the two back camera is 13 MP + 2MP, with LED flash, Autofocus, Continuous shooting, Digital zoom, Exposure compensation, Face detection, Geotagging, HDR, ISO setting, panorama, Scene mode, Self-timer, Touch focus, White balance setting. While the second camera which is the front camera is 16MP with soft flash, so if you’re the selfie type, this smartphone can serve greatly.
Hardware and Software
The Infinix HotS3X smartphone adopted the Snapdragon 480 processor. Well, this may sound super-techy if you are not conversant with the latest innovations in mobile phones. Tell you what; the Snapdragon 480 is no longer the latest in the market since the mobile technology has advanced to Snapdragon 850. But that doesn’t mean the later is obsolete; however coupled with the Android 8.1 Oreo OS, the smartphone still offer excellent performance.
The infinix mobile flaunts the latest body finishing that is similar to the Infinix Hot S3 and every other latest smartphone. The shiny and slimmer finishing gives the phones a superior appearance and is available in Black, Blue and Gray colors.
Internet and Connectivity
The Infinix S3X various specifications in connectivity even though they cannot compare to most Samsung and iPhones mobiles. It supports 2G, 3G, 4G LTE networks, also has WiFi, Hotspot, Bluetooth and Micro USB. For full descriptions, check the table below.
The smartphone provides a good memory capacity which is still the same as other recent mobile phones; it offers an internal memory (ROM) of 32GB, with 3GB, 4GB RAM. MicroSD upto128GB.
|2G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|3G Network||HSDPA 900 / 2100|
|4G Network||Yes, LTE|
|SIM||Dual Nano SIM (Dual Standby)|
|Status||Launched: August 2018|
|Dimensions||– x x mm
– Weight: g
|Colors||Deep Blue, Milan Black and Space Gray colors|
|Type||– HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
– 19:9 Screen aspect ratio
|Size||6.2 inches, 1500 x 720 pixels, – Pixels Per-square Inch|
Memory And OS
|Card Slot||MicroSD, up to 128GB|
|OS||Android 8.1 Oreo With XOS 3.3|
|Processors||– Octa-core 1.4 GHz CPU
– Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
– Mali G71 MP2
|Alert types||Vibration, MIDI, MP3 ringtones|
|Audio port||3.5mm jack|
|2G||GPRS – up to 85.6 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps|
|3G||Up to 21.2 mbps downlink; Up to 5.76 mbps uplink|
|WIFI||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi direct|
|Bluetooth||Version 4.2, A2DP|
|Primary||– 13 MP + 2MP, LED flash
– FEATURES: Autofocus, Continuous shooting, Digital zoom, Exposure compensation, Face detection, Geotagging, HDR, ISO settings, Panorama, Scene mode, Self-timer, Touch focus, White balance settings
|Secondary||16 MP Camera with soft flash|
|Capacity||4000mAh Li-Ion non-removable battery|
|Stand-by||up to 72 hours|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass, Rear Fingerprint, Face ID unlock and Light sensor|
|Messaging||SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM|
|Price level||(unconfirmed) About 64,300 naira – 16,999 KES – 170 USD|