Infinix Smart 2 is an affordable Android device that is set challenge smartphones in it’s category with some mouthwatering features it came bubbling with. Features like the 18:9 HD+ display and Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box has really brought the device into the spot light.
The Smart 2 was initially launched in Pakistan in the month of June before it subsequently made its way into other regions across the globe. Unveiled alongside the device is it’s senior counterpart; Infinix Smart 2 Pro with bigger RAM capacity and dual back cameras.
Both the Smart 2 Pro and Infinix Smart 2 devices are having the face unlock technology pre-equipped, this sounds quite interesting when you consider the price tag of the two phones. Lets go into details to see all what the Smart 2 has in store.
Infinix Smart 2 Key features
- OS: Android 8.1 Oreo with XOS v3.0
- SIM Type: Dual SIM (Nano)
- 4G LTE: YES, LTE
- Screen Size : 5.5 Inches HD+ IPS Touchscreen
- Screen Resolution: 720 x 1440 pixels (~285 PPI)
- Processor Type: Quad-core 1.50 GHz, Mediatek chipset
- RAM: 1GB
- Internal Storage: 16GB
- External Storage: microSD, up to 32GB
- Back / Rear Camera: 13MP camera & LED Flash
- Front Camera: 8MP with LED flash
- Battery: 3050 mAh (non-removable)
Infinix Smart 2 Features Overview
Infinix Smart 2 features a 5.5 inches screen with HD+ display resolution, the screen has a 2.5D curve at the edges and a resolution of 720 by 1440 pixels with about 285 pixels per-square inch. The display uses the 18:9 aspect ratio to enhance visual experience.
Like we mentioned earlier, Android 8.1 Oreo is pre-installed on the Smart 2 out of the box with the company’s XOS v3.0 skin on top, a combination of Infinix XOS and Android Oreo OS promises an intuitive and sleek user interface
Infinix Smart 2 is packed with a Quad-core processor that clocks at 1.5 GHz with a Mediatek MT6739 chipset to provide for an average multi-tasking experience. On-board RAM capacity is 1GB, this might not spell good for some heavy user and gamer but remember the Smart 2 Pro has 2GB RAM.
The Smart 2 phone crams a 16 GB inbuilt storage space which can be expanded to 32 GB via micro SD card slot if more storage space is required by the user.
In terms of camera, the device has a 13 megapixels shutter sitting at the back with dual tone LED flash while residing in the front panel is n 8 megapixels camera with its own dual LED flash for good selfie experience. Some pre-installed camera features include; auto-focus, face detection, phase detection, beautifier and more.
Infinix Smart 2 houses a decent 3050 mAh non-removable battery which doesn’t have the fast charge technology so it might take a bit long to get a full charge from zero.
The phone has a plastic finish at the back and borders, it’s overall design is quite attractive but nothing new. It has curved edges that will help enhance phone handling, available color options are; Black, Champagne Gold, Blue and Red.
Infinix Smart 2 measures 148 x 71 x 8.4 mm (height x width x thickness) and weighs about 145.00 grams. The Infinix smartphone is a dual Micro SIM Android phone and supports dual standby with a very handy 4G network option.
Just like the last year’s Infinix Smart, the Smart 2 has no fingerprint scanner feature, it is only the Smart 2 Pro that comes with a fingerprint reader.
Infinix Smart 2 price and availability
Infinix Smart 2 price in Nigeria is from around 33,000 naira to 38,000 which translates to about 105 USD and Ksh 10,070, note that prices may vary depending on your region or retailer.
The device is currently available for purchase in Nigeria, both in offline and online market. It will also be available in other African countries.
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Infinix Smart 2 Detailed Specs
|2G Network||GSM: 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900 MHz|
|3G Network||WCDMA: 2100 MHz (900/1700/1900/2100 MHz for LATAM)|
|4G Network||Yes, LTE (Global Support)|
|SIM||Dual Namo SIM (Dual Standby)|
|Status||Launched: June 2018|
|Dimensions||– 148 x 71 x 8.4 mm
– Weight: 145 g
|Colors||Black, Champagne Gold, Blue and Red|
|Type||– HD+ IPS, multi-touch touchscreen with 16m colors
– 18:9 Screen aspect ratio
|Size||5.5 inches, 720 x 1440 pixels, 285 Pixels Per-square Inch|
Memory And OS
|Card slot||MicroSD, up to 32GB|
|OS||Android 8.1 Oreo (with XOS V3.0)|
|Processors||– Octa-core 1.5 GHz CPU
– Mediatek MT6739 chipset
– Mali GPU
|Alert types||Vibration, MIDI, MP3 ringtones|
|Audio port||3.5mm jack|
|2G||GPRS – up to 85.6 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps|
|3G||Up to 42.2 mbps downlink; Up to 11.5 mbps uplink|
|WIFI||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi direct|
|Bluetooth||Version 4.2, A2DP|
|USB||Type 2.0 (with OTG support)|
|Primary||– 13 MP, auto refocus and Dual LED flash
– FEATURES: Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, auto-HDR
|Secondary||8 MP Camera with dual Selfie Flash|
|Capacity||3050mAh Li-Ion non-removable battery|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass and Light sensor|
|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||About 33,000 naira– 35,000 naira (105 USD) (10,070 Ksh)|