Infinix Hot 8 Lite is a junior sibling of the basic Infinix Hot 8 device, although many expected to welcome a Hot 8 Pro just like it was the case in the Hot 7 and Hot 7 Pro era. The Hot 8 Lite device is not too bad with what it has to offer, it has a moderate price tag that is set to shake things up in the mid-range smartphone market.
Just like the main variant, Infinix Hot 8 Lite comes running on Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition) which gives it a little edge over it’s competitors in the smartphone’s market, there are no much customization in the user interface, just the basic bug-free Android OS. Let’s dive in and see what the Hot 8 Lite has in store.
Infinix Hot 8 Lite Key features
- OS: Android 8.1 Oreo (Go Edition)
- SIM Type: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- 4G LTE: No
- Screen Size : 6.6 HD+ Inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
- Screen Resolution: 720 x 1600 pixels (~ppi density)
- Processor Type: Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53 , Qualcomm chipset
- RAM: 2GB
- Internal Storage: 32GB
- External Storage: microSD, up to 128GB
- Back / Rear Camera: 8MP+QVGA dual cameras & four LED Flash
- Front Camera: 8MP with LED flash
- Battery: 5000 mAh (non-removable)
Infinix Hot 8 Lite Features Overview
Sporting a wide 6.6 inches of display size, Infinix Hot 8 Lite was given the water-drop notch design which makes it more attractive, the display has a HD+ resolution which will serve great viewing experience.
Infinix Hot 8 Lite is impressive with the 19:9 aspect ratio design, making it fit even bigger screens into smaller hands. The screen resolution is set at 720 by 1600 px which will provide quality image output.
The phone is well covered by well polished plastic material in the front and also at the back, this gives it a more premium feel and look but what’s underneath that shiny material?
Infinix Hot 8 lite is packed with 2GB combined with 32GB ROM for maximum storage capacity, the storage can be expanded using a micro SD card, the device treats you to a Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53 , Qualcomm processor which is a bit lower than the main variant
The Hot 8 Lite device comes with an impressive triple camera setup on the back – sporting a 8MP+QVGA sensors at the back for maximum exposure and depth effects. The camera system is supported by a ring flash for quality output.
For selfies, Infinix Hot 8 Lite uses an 8MP front camera that has its own LED flash as well. The front camera of the Hot 8 Lite also comes with a face unlock system while on the back is a fingerprint scanner for more convenient unlocking of the device and adequate security features.
Infinix Hot 8 Lite is available in finishes of Dawn Blue, Dark Jade, Milan Black and Sky Cyan colors, a non-removable 5000 mAh battery is kept under the hood to keep the power going and the battery supports fast charging.
Infinix Hot 8 Lite price and availability
Infinix Hot 8 Lite is available in both offline and online markets, price listed here is the official price but it can lower or higher depending on your location and the vendor you’re buying from. Infinix Hot 8 Lite price in Nigeria is around NGN 34,000 (95 USD), see where to buy below;
Infinix Hot 8 Lite Alternatives
The Infinix Hot 8 Lite has many great alternatives but the best alternatives of the device we can think of are some of it’s Tecno counter parts: Tecno Spark 3 Pro or Tecno Camon 12 Air and some of it’s Infinix family line like Infinix Smart 3 Plus, Infinix Hot 8, Infinix Note 6
Infinix Hot 8 Lite Detailed Specs
|2G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|3G Network||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Dimensions||– x – x – mm|
|Colors||Dawn Blue, Milan Black, Dark Jade and Sky Cyan colors|
|Type||– HD+ display, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors – 19:9 Screen aspect ratio|
|Size||6.6 inches, 720 x 1600 pixels, Pixels Per-square Inch|
Memory And OS
|Card slot||MicroSD, up to 128GB|
|OS||Android 8.1 (Oreo) Go Edition|
|Processors||– Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53 , Qualcomm|
|Alert types||Vibration, MIDI, MP3 ringtones|
|Audio port||3.5mm jack|
|WIFI||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||Version 4.2, A2DP, LE|
|USB||Type 2.0 (with OTG support)|
|Primary||– 8 MP + QVGA dual cameras with Four-LED flash, panorama, HDR and AI bright features|
|Secondary||8 MP Camera with Selfie Flash|
|Capacity||5000 mAh Li-Po non-removable battery|
|Talk time||23 hours|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass with face unlock|
|Messaging||SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM|
|Miscellaneous||– FM radio – MP3/AAC+/WAV/Flac player – MP4/H.264 player – Photo/video editor – Document viewer|
|Price level||NGN 34,000 (95 USD)|