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Infinix Hot S3X

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Infinix has continued to press in the mid-range category with good looking Android smartphones with likewise good features and approachable price tags. The Hot S3X is coming right after we saw the launch of Infinix Note 5 and Note 5 Pro devices.

Infinix Hot S3X is expected to stand in as an upgrade for the Infinix Hot S3 that was launched earlier this year. As regards to that, the Hot S3X hosts dual rear camera, bigger display size and the trending notch design which is undoubtedly the major highlight of the phone. Let’s go into more details to see all what the device has to offer.

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Infinix Hot S3X Key features

  • OS: Android 8.1 Oreo with Android One
  • SIM Type: Dual SIM (Micro)
  • 4G LTE: YES, LTE
  • Screen Size : 6.2 HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
  • Screen Resolution: 1500 x 720 pixels (~ PPI)
  • Processor Type: Octa-core CPU
  • RAM: 3GB/4GB
  • Internal Storage: 32GB
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 128GB
  • Back / Rear Camera: 13MP + 2MP camera & LED Flash
  • Front Camera: 16MP
  • Battery: 4000 mAh (non-removable)

Infinix Hot S3X Features Overview

Infinix Hot S3X featured

The Hot S3X has a large display size of 6.2 inches with HD+ resolution of 1500 pixels by 720 pixels, what’s interesting about the display is not only the 19:9 screen aspect ratio but also the notch design the screen comes with. Infinix Hot S3X is basically the first Infinix device to feature the notch design.

The Notch can be disable in the settings if you feel it’s not relevant or just not your thing. Powering the device is the Android 8.1 Oreo with Infinix XOS customization that brings the latest innovations and sleek user interface to the new device.

On the inside, Infinix Hot S3X packs the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset with an Octa-core 1.4 GHz processor. On board storage space is 32GB which can be expanded to up 128GB with micro SD card. RAM capacity is 3GB but there is going to be a 4GB RAM version that will have 64GB inbuilt storage for heavy RAM users.

The phone uses a dual rear camera setup that combines 13 megapixels and 2 megapixels lenses, there is a standby LED flash for an improved photography in dark conditions.

Infinix Hot S3X cameras

On the front is a 16 megapixels camera that works with a single LED flash to give you better selfie experience. Although this is a slight downgrade from the 20 megapixels front shutter we saw on the Hot S3, Infinix Hot S3X promises undeterred camera output with it’s innovative camera features.

Face ID unlock system is incorporated on the front camera which means you can easily unlock the device using your face, in addition to fingerprint scanner on the back of the phone.

Coming to the design aspect, Infinix Hot S3X is looking a lot different from it’s predecessor both on the front and on the flip side. The back of the phone appears to be glossy with camera and LED flash aligning vertically to the left while the fingerprint scanner is centrally positioned right below.

In the power house of the Hot S3X is a 4,000 mAh battery that is guaranteed to give you more battery juice is lesser time, thanks to the flash technology the device is coming with. The battery is advertised to keep the device up and running for up 3 days. The phone has 4G network option with dual micro SIM capability.

Infinix Hot S3X colors

Infinix Hot S3X price and availability

Infinix Hot S3X price is expected to be around N62,000 to N64,000 -about 16,999 in Kenya (170 USD)- when it becomes available for purchase. Note that prices may vary depending on region or store you’re buying from. You can check it’s availability with the purchase links below.

Where to buy the Hot S3X

From Jumia Nigeria – Click Here
From Jumia Kenya – Click Here

Infinix Hot S3X Best Alternatives

You might want to consider the Infinix Hot S3 if you feel the the Hot S3X is not in your league, Infinix also some good line up of mid-range smartphone which includes the likes of Infinix Hot 6 Pro, Infinix Hot 5 and Infinix Zero 5.

Away from Infinix, Oppo A3s is a nice smartphone in that category, Tecno Pouvoir 2, Tecno Spark 2 and Tecno Camon X Pro are also great with moderate price tags.

Infinix Hot S3X Detailed Specs

Network
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
Body
Dimensions – x  x  mm
– Weight:  g
Keyboard Touchscreen
Colors Deep Blue, Milan Black and Space Gray colors
Cover Glossy Plastic
Display
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
Internal 32GB/64GB
OS Android 8.1 Oreo With XOS 3.3
Processors – Octa-core  1.4 GHz CPU
– Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
– Mali G71 MP2
RAM 3GB/4GB RAM
Audio
Alert types Vibration, MIDI, MP3 ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio port 3.5mm jack
Connectivity
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
4G LTE
WIFI Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi direct
Bluetooth Version 4.2, A2DP
GPS A-GPS
NFC NO
USB Yes, microUSB
Camera
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
Video 1080p@30fps
Secondary 16 MP Camera with soft flash
Battery
Capacity 4000mAh Li-Ion non-removable battery
Stand-by up to 72 hours
Talk time N/A
Music play
Other Features
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass, Rear Fingerprint, Face ID unlock and Light sensor
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
Miscellaneous – Quick charge technology
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
Price
Price level (unconfirmed) About 64,300 naira – 16,999 KES – 170 USD

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