@ Vikas Sharma | Sr Journalist
New Delhi: Adding to the success story started by its predecessors HOT7 and HOT7Pro, Infinix, a premium Smartphone brand from TRANSSION group recently launched HOT 8, the latest device in its much appreciated HOT series. Originally priced at INR 7999/-, HOT8 will be available at a special price of just INR 6999/- till 30th October’19.
HOT8 offers the perfect experience for a first-time user moving into the world of smartphones, offering an array of top-notch features. HOT 8 picks up where its precursors left, packing enough features, power and quirky add-ons that gives an immersive, engaging and intuitive premium smartphone experience. The smartphone will be available on Flipkart in the colors of Quetzal Cyan and Cosmic Purple.
Camera- Infinix has firmly established itself as an absolute leader in the sub 10k smartphone category introducing an array of category-first features and never-before-seen amenities. However, with HOT 8, the brand has completely turned the tables on the price-feature ratio in Smartphone segment, introducing premium features such as 13 MP f1.8 AI-enabled Triple Rear Camera and 8 MP Front Camera with a dedicated LED Selfie Flash to enhance the quality of selfies and video-calls. The rear camera framework is equipped with a 2MP depth and low light sensor with QUAD LED Flash and Auto Scene Detection in 8 modes. To add an extra bit of fun and quirk to conversations with friends, the device also offers motion detecting AR Shots and a Wide Selfie mode to ensure every group picture captures every mood, every moment and everyone!
Display- One of the strongest features of HOT8 is its display designing and specifications. The devices comes with a 6.52” HD+ MINI-DROP NOTCH screen with narrow bezels & 20:9 aspect ratio to give a very elegant feel in your hands. Its 90.3% screen-to-body ratio gives edge-to-edge screen access, and offers the best viewing experience with 450 NITS brightness and 1500:1 contrast ratio. It includes narrow bezels and tapered edges for a perfect one-hand operation, while the 2.5D in front and a dual gradient design in the back gives a premium feel. To top it all, the HOT 8 only weighs only 179 grams and is extremely convenient to handle.
Battery, OS, Performance And Memory- HOT 8 features a massive 5000mAh battery and a Helio P22 (12nm) Octa-Core 64 bit processor, 2.0 Ghz, GPU – IMG PowerVR GE8320 chipset. At its price range, it is one of the extremely rare phones to offer a 4GB+64GB DDR4 RAM with the latest Android Pie 9.0 OS. The phone has 3 slots (Dual nano SIM + Micro SD) with expandable memory up to 256 GB. It supports (17.6 hrs 4G talk-time, 22.5 hrs Music Playback, 14 hrs Video Playback, 18.6 hrs Web Surfing, 11.4 hrs gaming, 25.4 days’ Standby time.
Add-ons- The HOT 8 is a treasure trove of several small but high utility features such as Fingerprint, Face unlocks and an XOS 5.0 external layer on the Android OS that makes the UI extremely intuitive and efficient. Along with the HOT 8, buyers will also get an Adaptor, Micro USB Cable, Protective Film, SIM Ejector pin, TPU Case, UM, Warranty Card within the box.
It is designed to offer an optimized multi-media experience, catering to the entertainment craving of Indians. After all, entertainment is at the top of our priority list when it comes to smartphone engagement.
In fact, according to a recent report by the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) and the Boston Consulting Group, we consume more than 190 minutes of video content per user per day.
Commenting on the launch, Mr. Anish Kapoor, CEO, Infinix India, said, “The Infinix HOT 8 is a perfect blend of style, convenience and performance at a pocket friendly price. The success of the HOT series lies in giving our fans #AlotExtra. By introducing several category first features to the sub 8k segment, the HOT 8 truly reflects Infinix’s philosophy of democratizing the best in smartphone technology for the masses. The phone is the perfect tool for Ek Badi Shuruaat, further strengthening Infinix’s recognition as a brand that brings together aspiration, innovation and utility together. We are certain that the HOT 8 will further add to this narrative built through our sustained efforts.”