Infinix Hot S3X Device With a Notch Screen Full Review

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 Zize 6.2-inch
Screen Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Screen Resolution HD+ (720×1500 pixels)
Pixel Density Over 267PPI
Screen-to-Body-Ratio 80%
Display Type Full View with 18:9 Aspect Ratio
Build Quality Plastic
Dimension 156.7 x 75.3 x 8.3 mm
Weight 150g
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.

Infinix Hot S3X Device With a Notch Screen Full Review

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
Front camera 16MP
Front flash Yes
Camera features HDR, Portrait, Professional Mode, Night Mode, Beautify,
Dual Sim Yes
4G Network Yes
Audio 3.5mm
Sensors accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, compass, gyroscope
Face ID and Fingerprint scanner Yes
Wifi Hotspot, Bluetooth, USB and GPS Yes

Infinix Hot S3X Device With a Notch Screen Full Review

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

STATUS August 2018
2G 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
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)
Bluetooth v4.2
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
Dimensions 156.7 x 75.3 x 8.3 mm
Weight 150 grams
Body Material Polycarbonate
Screen size 6.2-in
Screen resolution 720×1500 pixels
Screen-to-body Ratio 81%
Available colour Black, Blue, Grey
Touchscreen Capacitive Touchscreen
Technology (Display Type) IPS LCD
Processor Name Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
Processor Type 1.4GHz octa-core
GPU Adreno 505
Internal Storage 32 GB /64GB
External Storage Up to 128 GB
Phonebook Unlimited
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM, RSS
Call Records Unlimited
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
FM Radio Yes
Audio Jack 3.5mm Audio Jack
Battery Type Non-removable 4000mAh
Stand by NA
Talk time NA
Browser HTML5
Sensors Fingerprint Scanner, Face ID Fast Charging, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Light Sensor


Am Tunde Wisdom Omotimehin i write about in depth review of smartphones as well as device unboxing and i also work as a video editor. I owned and manage NaijaTechWriter as the Admin and Publisher.

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