Infinix Hot 8 specs, features, review, price

Infinix Hot 8 specs, features, review, price

Have you already seen the Infinix Hot 8? The Hong Kong-based smartphone manufacturer has delivered another exceptional device. What specs make it different from other gadgets in its price range?

Infinix Hot 8 features
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The Infinix Hot 8 was launched by Infinix Mobile on September 4, 2019. At present, its price is about 7,000 IHR (N35,331). It is a feature-packed device that is worth this price.

Infinix Hot 8 overview

The gadget is very competitive in the market. It has its cons and pros which are detailed below;

The good

  • It has a large screen.
  • It is the only smartphone under 7,000 IHR (N35,331) to come with triple rear cameras.
  • It comes with an amazing 5,000mAh battery (which is not typical of gadgets in this price ranget=).
  • The phone has 4GB of RAM and 64GB of ROM (having such specs at the given price is a pleasurable bonus for any user).

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The bad

  • It does not support fast charging
Infinix Hot 8 battery
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Infinix Hot 8 specs

Here are the Infinix Hot 8 all details that every potential buyer or phone enthusiast should know;

  • Release date: September 4, 2019
  • Screen size: 6.52-inches
  • Screen type: IPS LCD
  • Screen resolution: 720 x 1600 pixels
  • Weight: 179 grams
  • OS: Android 9.0 (Pie), XOS 5.0
  • Chipset: MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22 (12nm)
  • Main camera: 13MP + 12MP + QVGA
  • Selfie camera: 8MP
  • Processor: Octa-core (2.0 GHz, Cortex-A53), Octa-core (1.8 GHz, Cortex-A53)
  • Memory: 4 GB RAM
  • Storage: 64 GB with a possibility of an expansion via a microSD card up to 256 GB
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • Colours: Quetzal Cyan, Cosmic Purple, Shark Grey, Midnight Black
  • Infinix Hot 8 price: 7,000 INR (N35,331)
  • Bonus features: Fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, compass/magnetometer, face unlock & ambient light sensor


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What about its hardware?


The phone has a sleek design. It is easy to operate with one hand. Its weight is 179 grams. The width of the handset is 76.3 mm. It comes in a length of 165 mm. Its thickness is 8.7 mm. Infinix Hot 8 all colours are Midnight Black, Shark Grey, Quetzal Cyan, and Cosmic Purple.


The handset comes with a 6.52-inch HD + display that houses a mini-drop notch. It has a resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels, a screen-to-body ratio of 90.3%, and an aspect ratio of 20:9.

Processor, storage & performance

A 12nm Helio P22 2.0 GHz Octa-core processor ensures the smooth and high-speed performance of the phone. The MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22 chipset controls data flow to/from the processor. Users can enjoy 4 GB of RAM and 64 GB of inbuilt storage. Upon their wish, the user can expand it up to 256 GB via a microSD card.

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Infinix Hot 8 battery life

The Infinix Hot 8 comes with a 5,000mAh battery. It is suitable for launching power-consuming applications, shooting pictures, downloading videos, and playing games.

Speaker & call quality

The smartphone features Dirac Stereo Widening technology. It is in charge of the frequency and transient optimization, enhancing the bass fidelity and sound clarity. It also features a 3.5 mm jack to plug in headphones and headsets. The quality of both call and audio files is clear.


Have a look at the software of the handset to see what specs to expect;

OS & features

The Infinix Hot 8 runs on XOS 5.0, based on the Android Pie 9.0 operating system. Infinix Hot 8 Android version is, unfortunately, not the latest in the market. Android 10, the latest version, was released months ago. It is a dual SIM device. It accepts Nano-SIM cards.

The connectivity options of the device include:

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  • 4G LTE
  • GSM
  • 3G/4G
  • EDGE
  • GPRS
  • Wi-Fi
  • GPRS
  • Bluetooth
  • NFC
  • EDGE
  • GPS

The developers also paid great attention to the safety of private data. They provided the gadget with a face unlock feature and the rear fingerprint sensor that unlocks the device in 0.3 seconds.

Camera, video, and image quality

The smartphone features a triple rear camera setup, and an 8 MP front camera (f/2.0 aperture) with a dedicated LED flash.

The rear camera module consists of:

  • A 13 MP primary lens (f1.8 aperture)
  • A 2MP depth sensor
  • A low light sensor

The phone takes incredible pictures of landscapes and selfies.

Infinix Hot 8
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Thanks to the availability of AI HDR, the photos have more natural and precise details.

Infinix Hot 8 specs
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You can also use the Customizable Bokeh feature to control the amount of blur of your photos and the AI Beauty mode to ensure that your selfies are beautiful.

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The gadget supports the following video formats:

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  • H.264
  • H.263
  • MPEG-4

Infinix Hot 8 review

What do people think of the Infinix Hot 8 features? Here is what users say about the phone;

  • misbah: very good phone
  • Wex: i have used it for a month's just the best.
  • Anonymous: I have hot 8 and it's camera is superb and previously I used Samsung note 5 but the camera of hot 8 is better
Infinix Hot 8 review
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  • Redmi 8A: This handset is the biggest competitor of the Infinix Hot 8. The Redmi device comes with an 18W fast charger, the same battery capacity, and a Type-C port.


The handset packs a range of terrific features you will not find on most devices at this price. It comes with a powerful processor, large storage capacity, elegant design, a triple camera, and long battery life.

If you are looking for an excellent value for money, then, the Infinix Hot 8 is the right choice! It is a feature-packed device that you will love.

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