Infinix Hot S3X Device With a Notch Screen Full Review, The Infinix Hot S3X has been teased and slightly announced by Infinix Mobility on Social Media. The smartphone is an upgrade to the Hot S3 smartphone. This is the first smartphone from Infinix with the trending notched screen.
It sports a taller 6.2-inch HD+ display and runs on Android 8.1 Oreo. Unlike the Hot S3, the X version is equipped with a dual rear camera and powered by the usual 4000mAh battery. It is more of an improved Infinix Hot 6 Pro as well.
Infinix Hot S3X Key Specs and Features
・6.2-inch HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1500 pixels
・Android 8.1 Oreo with 3GB RAM
・Octa-core 1.4GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
・32GB built-in storage
・13MP + 2MP rear camera and 16MP front camera
・4000mAh non-removable Li-Po Battery.
Design And Display
The Hot S3X is built with a Plastic-like body that reflects light beautifully just like we saw on the Note 5. However, the dual rear cameras are now in a vertical format at the top left corner just like the Smart 2 Pro.
Of course, the fingerprint scanner sits in its usual position with the Infinix logo coming underneath. It measures 8.3mm in thickness and weighs 150g overall. It will be available in Black, Blue and Grey colours.
|Infinix Hot S3X||Display & Design|
|Screen Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen|
|Screen Resolution||HD+ (720×1500 pixels)|
|Pixel Density||Over 267PPI|
|Display Type||Full View with 18:9 Aspect Ratio|
|Dimension||156.7 x 75.3 x 8.3 mm|
|Colour||Black, Blue, Grey|
Even after a lot of people thought Tecno would beat Infinix to the notch after the former introduced the full view display first. Well, the Hot S3X comes with the notch, beating Tecno in that department.
With the notch, it’s equipped with a 6.2-inch HD+ AMOLED capacitive touchscreen. This has a resolution of 720 x 1500 pixels and 267 pixels per inch density. The screen stretches up to 81% screen-to-body ratio as well.
Hardware and Software
Under the hood, there’s a low-end Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chip with its older 28nm process node. Nonetheless, it comes with 8-cores of processor clocking at 1.4GHz tops. While the Adreno 505 graphics card handles graphics.
As expected, there’s a version with 3GB of RAM and 32GB storage space. This should handle your heavy multitasking and playing games. The Hot S3X runs on Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box with XOS 3.0.
Camera, Network And Connectivity
The new device boasts dual 13MP + 2MP rear shooters with f/2.0 aperture and comes with a LED flash underneath. For selfies, there’s an AI-powered 16MP selfie camera with beautify technology on the notch.
|Infinix Hot S3X||Camera and
|Rear Camera||13MP + 2MP|
|Rear Flash||Yes, Dual LED flash|
|Camera features||HDR, Portrait, Professional Mode, Night Mode, Beautify,|
|Sensors||accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, compass, gyroscope|
|Face ID and Fingerprint scanner||Yes|
|Wifi Hotspot, Bluetooth, USB and GPS||Yes|
The Hot S3X supports 4G LTE connectivity and accommodates dual Nano SIMs. It also has support for Bluetooth 4.2, 3.5mm jack, USB TypeC, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot and A-GPS, GLONASS.
Battery, Price And Availability
The Infinix Hot S3X is powered by a non-removable Li-Po 4000mAh battery with fast charging technology. Infinix Hot S3X will be available on shopping stores, starting from $179 to $199, that’s about (N60,000 – N70,000).
Full Specification Of Infinix Hot S3X
|INFINIX HOT S3X||FULL SPECIFICATIONS|
|NETWORK AND CONNECTIVITY|
|3G Speed||WCDMA: B1 2100MHz / B8 900 MHz / 1900 MHz / 850 MHz|
|4G||Yes, LTE band 1( 2100) / 3(1800) / 5(850) / 8(900) / 40(2300) / 41(2500)|
|SIM Type||Dual Nano-SIM|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot|
|GPS Facility||with A-GPS support, GLONASS|
|Operating System||Android 8.1 Oreo|
|DESIGN AND DISPLAY|
|Dimensions||156.7 x 75.3 x 8.3 mm|
|Screen resolution||720×1500 pixels|
|Available colour||Black, Blue, Grey|
|Technology (Display Type)||IPS LCD|
|PERFORMANCE AND HARDWARE|
|Processor Name||Qualcomm Snapdragon 430|
|Processor Type||1.4GHz octa-core|
|Internal Storage||32 GB /64GB|
|RAM||3GB RAM/ 4GB|
|External Storage||Up to 128 GB|
|Messaging||SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS|
|Primary camera||13MP + 2MP Dual cameras|
|Front Camera||16-megapixel Dual LED|
|Video Recording||Yes, FHD|
|Camera Features||Autofocus, LED Flash, Geo-tagging, face detection, HDR, Portrait mode|
|Audio Player||AAC, AMR, MP2, MP3, M4A, MKA|
|Video Player||MP4/MPEG4/H.263/H.264 player|
|Audio Jack||3.5mm Audio Jack|
|Battery Type||Non-removable 4000mAh|
|Sensors||Fingerprint Scanner, Face ID Fast Charging, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Light Sensor|