The Hong Kong-based manufacturer –Infinix Mobility has just launched the ‘India first’ smartphone, the Infinix Hot S3 at an event in Mumbai.
The new device is one of the most affordable smartphones to run Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box, features a 5.65-inch 18:9 aspect ratio FullView Display, offers a whopping 20MP selfie camera and a beefy 4,000mAh battery as well. It has been launched in two variants (Infinix Hot S3 and Hot S3 Pro) – 32GB variant with 3GB RAM priced at Rs 8,999, and 64GB variant with 4GB RAM priced at Rs 10,999.
The Infinix Hot S3 and Hot S3 Pro are very similar in design and size, but the difference is in the internal features like RAM. Both devices share same Snapdragon 430 processor, the Hot S3, and Hot S3 Pro shares same decent 4000mAh battery capacity.
PRICE AND AVAILABILITY The smartphone will be available exclusively from Flipkart from February 12, 2018 and expected market price is $175 (about N63,000) for the “Pro” model while the price for the basic model will be a bit cheap. Buyers will be able to choose from two color options – Sandstone Black and Brush Gold.
Infinix Hot S3 / Hot S3 Pro Specifications and Price SUPPORTED NETWORKS 2G: GSM, GPRS, EDGE 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz 3G: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz 4G: LTE unspecified frequency bands + VoLTE SIM Type: Dual Micro-SIM PLATFORM OS: Android 8 Oreo + XOS Hummingbird V3.0 DESIGN Dimensions: mm Weight: g Display: 5.65 inches, 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD display Sensors: Fingerprint, Accelerometre, Proximity Build: Plastic unibody Colours: Sandstone Black. Brush Gold. HARDWARE CONFIG. Processor Type: 64-bit Octa-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 Processor Name: Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Graphics Processor: Adreno 505 MEMORY RAM: 3GB / 4GB (Pro) Internal Storage: 32GB / 64GB (Pro) External Storage: microSD, up to 128GB PHOTOS Rear: 13 megapixels, f/2.0 aperture, auto-focus, dual-LED flash Video recording: 1080 @ 30fps Front-facing: 20 megapixels, f/2.0 aperture, dual-LED flash MULTIMEDIA Music Support: MP3/WAV/eAAC+ player Audio: Loudspeaker: Mono Video Support: MP4/MPEG4/H.263/H.264 player FM Radio: Yes CONNECTIVITY Bluetooth: v4.2 WiFi: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot GPS: Yes USB: microUSB v2.0, USB-OTG MISC Charging: Battery Type and Capacity: Non-removable 4000mAh Also Read: XOS 3.0 New UI – Features of Infinix’s Latest Custom User Interface Announced: February 6, 2018 Availability: February 12, 2018