In this article, we review the Infinix Hot 8 we will take a look at the key features of the phone, price in Kenya, camera, battery life, problems and its overall performance.
Infinix Hot 8 Price in Kenya
The Infinix Hot 8 phones costs Kenya Shillings 12,000. You can buy it online at Jumia Kenya, Kilimall or at any Safaricom Physical Store in Nairobi.
Hot 8 Design and display Specifications
The Infinix Hot 8 is indeed one hot device. The phone has beautiful design and weights at 179 g. On the rear of the phone, a triple camera set with an LED flash as well as a fingerprint scanner. On the left side of the phone, there is the dual sim and memory card slot. There is nothing on the top of the phone while the volume and power buttons of the phone are located on the right side and can be easily reached. The microphone, USB/charging port, speaker and the earphone jack are located at the bottom of the device. At the front, we have the selfie camera and the screen which is made of glass. Hot 8 has a display of 6.52 inches, 97.8 cm2 with 16 million colors and a resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~269 ppi density).
The front camera of Infinix Hot 8 is 8-megapixel with single lens and supports features like FaceID, HDR and AI Beauty. The front camera can also take videos of up to 720p@30fps.
The rear camera has a 13 MP + 2 MP + 0.3 MP and takes videos with a resolution of 1080p@30fps. Taking videos and pictures will however require you to be steady to ensure quality.
The Hot 8 has a Non-removable Li-Ion 5000 mAh battery that can last up to 9 hours when fully charged and using it to play games, watch videos and surf the internet. The charging time of the device is also decent and takes about 2 hours to be fully charged. However, its battery life is not good for gaming as it gets depleted quickly.
Storage, Software and performance
Hot 8 runs on 2 GB RAM and 32 GB storage. The device also has a Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 chipset which gives the phone the ability to perform many different programming tasks like handling games, watching videos, and browsing without glitches. Hot 8 also runs on an XOS cheetah v5.02 version and android 9.0 pie.
Problems of Infinix Hot 8
The most common problem among Infinix Hot 8 users is that keyboatd takes time to show up. There is also a bug that keeps popping on the screen with the message “com.transsion.plat.appupdate:Athena SDK debug.” You need to find out whether this can be fixed before buying.