We all saw this coming since 2017, after all, there were rumored specs and features before the launch of the Android Smartphone. Meanwhile, Infinix Mobility has already launched the Hot S2 and Hot S2 Pro and this is the Infinix Hot S3 Smartphone!
Last year, Infinix unveiled the Infinix S2 and Infinix S2 Pro with Selfie and Wefie features. And with a earlier new launch of its successor this year, we have the Infinix Hot S3 with distinctive features and specs.
All we know about is that the Latest Infinix Phones which includes Infinix Note 3 and Infinix Note 3 Pro would be receiving Android 7.0 Nougat which is the latest Operating system from Google and also, it is fast venturing into other brands of Mobile phones.
And of course, Infinix didn’t miss the joy of fast global browsing on the Hot Series Smartphone, the Hot S3 like it siblings arrived with a 4G LTE Network, Wi-FI, 3G and many others. Lets take a look at the Key specs;
Infinix Hot S3 Key Specs
*. Screen Size: 5.65-inch HD+ (720×1440 pixels) 2.5D Full View display
*. Camera: 20-megapixel selfie camera and 13-megapixel Rear
*. RAM: 3GB/4GB RAM
*. Memory Status: 32GB/64GB storage variant expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB)
*. Colors: Sandstone Black and Brush Gold colour options
*. Processor: Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC
*. GPU: Adreno 505 GPU
*. Dual SIM: Yes (Nano)
*. Fingerprint sensor: Yes
*. Sensors: Ambient Light sensor, Proximity sensor, G-sensor, and a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor
*. Battery: 4000mAh battery with xCharge
Transsion Holdings-owned Infinix Mobile on Tuesday did an official announcement of the Infinix Hot S3 in India. In a statement, Anish Kapoor, CEO, Infinix India said, “India is an extremely significant market for Infinix and HOT S3 is getting launched in ‘India first’ before getting launched in other markets.”
How Much is the Infinix S3 (Price)
There are different factors that might affect the price of a Android Smartphone, which includes;
*. Stores differentiation: Few Stores tends to sell more costly than another because they have more fame and popularity than others and they most times claims that their products is the best and original of them all. And they includes;
a. Offline Stores and
b. Online stores
*. Locations: One of the major factor that affect price. The price of a products tends to varies from one location to another.
The Infinix S3 is one of the best Smartphones to be categorized under the 60k price. Meanwhile, you can also get it at the best price at offline stores.
Sooner, you can get the Infinix phone at N50k to N60k in Nigeria currency. But be very sure that the price may tends to either go higher or lower at different stores and locations.
Design and Display
We have a 18:9 Full View display Android Smartphone. The newly launched Infinix Hot S3 Android Smartphone arrives as a sleek design and with a 5.65-inch HD+ (720×1440 pixels) 2.5D Full View display.
The Infinix Hot S3 is not bezel-less but the company has trimmed the bezels on the sides of the display to some extent. Making it a near-bezel-less display.
And another highlights, is its 18:9 Full View display with its thin-bezel design with 81 percent screen to body ratio. It comes in Sandstone black and Brush Gold colour options.
Camera and Connectivity
However, the Infinix Hot S3 is the company’s latest mid-range smartphone, arrives with a 20MP front-facing camera with dual LED soft flash and packs a 13-megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash.
The camera seems to be the selling points of the Infinix Hot S3 Smartphone. You can take amazing pictures with the 13MP rear camera PDAF support and f/2.0 aperture lens and also with the 20MP selfie 5P Lens and a f/2.0 aperture lens.
The XOS camera 3.0 supports modes such as time-lapse and wide-angle selfie with the front camera. The smartphone also supports beautification mode with the ability to control the exposure and face tone. And for the connectivity, it comes with a 4G VoLTE, ViLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, a 3.5mm audio jack and a micro USB port for charging.
Performance, OS and Memory Storage
It is powered by an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset clocked at 1.4GHz and Adreno 505 GPU and runs on the latest Android 8.0 Oreo with the company’s own XOS Hummingbird V3.0 on top.
The smartphone comes in two variants 3GB/4GB RAM and 32GB/64GB storage, which can be expanded further via a dedicated SD card slot. The more higher the RAM/Storage, bigger are musics, apps, images and then the money.
There is pin ejector for both the slotting in of MicroSD card and for both two sim at the side places, so there is no need to open the back case.
Battery and Security
The smartphone is backed by a 4000mAh battery with X-charge features and sports a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor. Which will enhances the biometric security of the device, and also, Infinix mobility are planning on keeping this trending form of security continuously.
Apart from the Facial recognition and fingerprint sensor as its security, we also have the Pin, Pattern, Passwords as its medium security.
Pricing and Availability
At first, the device was first launched in India and right now, it is in Nigeria. We actually don’t know when it will arrive in other country’s market.
The phone is being priced at Rs. 8999 (N50K) for the 3GB RAM with 32GB storage version, while the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage version costs Rs. 10,999 (N65k). It will be available exclusively from Flipkart starting from February 12th.
“The Infinix Hot S3 combines the best-in-class display with aggressive specs in the mid-range phone segment. This time, they have taken it a notch higher with higher screen resolution and one of the finest selfie cameras in this price range,” said Ayyappan Rajagopal, Senior Director – Mobiles at Flipkart
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Where to Buy Infinix S3
In Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, and other countries, the Infinix S3 has been in stock on their perspective Online and Offline Stores in each country.
In Nigeria: You can get the Infinix S3 at Jumia, Konga, Kaymu, JiJi (Second hand), 3c Hub, Ponitek etc
In Kenya: You can get the Infinix S3 at Jumia, Konga, Phone Place Kenya, Kilimall & Phones & Tablets Kenya.
In Ghana: You can get the Infinix S3 at Tonaton.com, Kaymu.com.gh, Tisu.com.gh, Ahonya.com, Zooba.com, Jumia Ghana.