I've had the Infinix Hot 8 for quite a while and keeping in mind that the smartphone brings intriguing highlights, how can it stack up in reality – so here's what I think.
I've just experienced my initial impression of Infinix's most recent gadget in the Hot models and even discussed its colossal battery and how it transforms the device into a powerhouse.
Aside from the powerful battery, what different highlights does this device bring to the table and would they say they are sufficient to warrant a buy? That will be the focal point of this article.
It is important Infinix brought a couple of new updates to the Infinix Hot 8 that missed from its more established sibling, the Infinix Hot 7.
Infinix Hot 8 Design and Display
Likewise with most cell phones this year, the Infinix Hot 8 rocks a shading slope back coming in different hues, for example, Berlin Gray, Ice Blue, Purple and Milan Black(our unit). The smartphone is an outright looker particularly at the cost it begins selling from. The paint occupation and finish however plastic gives the telephone an excellent vibe. Be that as it may, the back scratches effectively and is a unique mark magnet so you'll need to utilize the case in the box as a pouch
One thing I cherished is the finished power button. The volume rockers are likewise all around put as well. On the left, you'll locate the double nano-sim card plate that likewise has a devoted opening for MicroSD. A speaker flame broil, small scale USB charging port and an earphone jack sit at the base.
The Infinix Hot 8 sports a triple camera arrangement on the back and a fingerprint sensor.
the back is bended marginally for better hold and one-gave utilization. The telephone is moderately substantial graciousness of its enormous battery.
On the top bezel, you'll get the standard score that houses the selfie camera and LED streak in addition to different sensors, for example, ones that let you open the telephone using your face. Both biometrics work quick so praise to Infinix.
The face unlock is quite lovable. Before you open the telephone, there's a squinting eye liveliness as the telephone looks for your face.
One irritating thing is that the LED glimmer bends over as a battery charging marker. Infinix ought to have gone with utilizing it as a notice light – that would have been a superior use of it when not taking selfies around evening time which is its essential capacity.
The Infinix Hot 8 rocks a 6.52″ waterdrop score show that accompanies a goals of 1,600 x 720 pixels. The telephone offers conventional survey edges and shading generation so perusing in daylight won't be an immense issue. The screen isn't the best however at its cost, it carries out the responsibility.
One hesitation about the Infinx Hot 8 screens 20:9 ultra-wide angle proportion is that you are adhered to viewing YouTube recordings or a lion's share of video gushing destinations with dark groups on either side. Likewise, the Widevine L3 bolster will have you watch standard quality substance so in case you're a gigantic gorge watcher, the Infinix Hot 8 isn't for you.
Infinix Hot 8 Performance
The Infinix Hot 8 is powered by an octa-center Mediatek Helio P22 chip combined with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of capacity. The telephone will deal with most normal undertakings however in certain cases when I chose to assess the telephone and dispatch numerous illustrations substantial applications, I could see slack and it could be baffling now and again.
ix Hot 8 will run easily from playing light to direct games or altering in a hurry while exchanging between numerous web based life applications. Extreme games like Asphalt 9 become unplayable so in case you're into substantial games, continue with alert in case you're considering getting this telephone.
Games like PUBG must be played on the off chance that you change to low illustrations settings. Additionally, Gboard neglects to dispatch on occasion and you'll host to utilize another third-get-together console application. In the event that you are a hoarder or like putting away things like music/recordings on your telephone, you'll need to buy an outer microSD card a sthe 32GB of installed stockpiling won't be sufficient.
XOS 5.0 Cheetah will haphazardly offer advertisements in you utilizing your telephone. Infinix will likewise push you to utilize their Intelligent communicate include directly from no place in any event, when your telephone is bolted.
The main thing you can do is uninstall or debilitate bloatware to stay normal while utilizing the telephone.
You can likewise play around with different highlights the Infinix Hot 8 incorporate Smart Panel, Digital Wellbeing, Game Mode and the Google Files application that comes preinstalled to assist you with document the board.
The 5000mAh battery performs well overall. In the event that you are one who truly imposes your cell phone and can't go for broke of it biting the dust before your day closes, at that point the Infinix Hot 8 is the telephone you'd need to pick in the event that you would prefer not to continue watching that battery rate symbol. As we said in our battery survey, you'll never come up short on juice until the end of time with the Infinix Hot 8.
The Infinix Hot 8 additionally bolsters Safaricom's 4G VoLTE.
The Infinix Hot 8 highlights a triple back arrangement that incorporates a f/1.8 13MP essential sensor with opening, 2MP profundity sensor and a low light sensor. The selfie office is dealt with a f/2.0 8MP shooter.
You have various modes to work with including HDR, Video Live Filter, AI Cam, Beauty, Bokeh, AR Shot, Wide Selfie and Panorama.
Worth noting, the camera performance on the Infinix Hot 8 is a hit and miss and photos will depend on the ambient lighting conditions. You’ll see some portraits and bokeh shots have inconsistent blur. However, in decent light, you get decent photos for sharing on social media. Expect overexposed photos if you’ll be shooting in bright sunlight.
Is It the Real Deal?
My expectations weren’t pretty high when using the phone so in some instances, I was impressed at what the Infinix Hot 8 could do considering its price. Its main competition at its price segment is the TECNO Spark 4 that retails at N35,000 and the Infinix Hot 8 beats it coming second to the TECNO Camon 12 Air that features relatively better cameras, more RAM, faster processor and a Dot-in display with a punch-hole camera that goes for N39,000.
The Infinx Hot 8 makes for a worthy purchase for the average user and apart from the nitpicking, the phone checks off on all the necessary boxes.
The Infinix Hot 8 would be perfect if it came with an extra gig of RAM and twice the storage to complement the big battery it packs.
Pricing and Availability
The 2GB RAM version of the HOT 8 (4G) goes for N30,000 while the Hot 8 Lite(3G) goes for N28,000