The successor to Infinix Hot S3 has finally been launched, the Hot S4. The subsidiary of Transsion Holdings, Infinix Mobility dropped this smartphone some few days ago and from the look of things, the Infinix Hot S4 has made quite a name for itself already.
Where to buy Infinix Hot S4
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Infinix Hot S4 key specs & highlights
- 6.26-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2340 pixels (395 ppi)
- Android 9.0 Pie OS (XOS HoneyBee 4.0)
- Quad-core MediaTek Helio P22 with 3GB/6GB RAM
- 32GB/64GB built-in storage, up to 128GB with a memory card
- Triple 13MP + 8MP + 2MP rear camera and Motorised pop-up 32MP front camera
- 4G LTE
- Face Unlock
- Fingerprint scanner (rear)
- 4000mAh non removable Li-ion battery
Design and Display
The Infinix Hot S4 has the modern look of your average smartphone as it has slim bezels surrounding the screen and end in a more massive chin. There is a notch that is in the shape of a tear-drop, this houses the selfie camera. At the back, you can see the way in which the triple-rear camera is setup horizontally with the LED flash just lurking a little bit below the trio cameras.
Interestingly, the back of the Infinix Hot S4 is made of glass but that does not stop it from housing a fully-functional fingerprint scanner. In overall term, the Infinix Hot S4 is designed with a glossy glass-like metal for elegance, with a fine finishing cut that gives it an overall sparkling outlook design.
The Hot S4 boasts of a 6.26 IPS LCD touchscreen and 720 x 1520 pixels resolution. You don’t have to worry much about screen protection because a Dual 2.5D curved glass got you covered.
Camera and Battery
Who ever taught that the Infinix Hot S4 would have as many as four cameras, not everyone really. At the back, there is a triple-camera setup while the front has only one. The triple-camera consists of a 13MP main camera has F/2.0 aperture which is good for taking photos in low light conditions, the 8MP secondary sensor and the 2MP third sensor has F/2.0 wide angle lens. Below the vertically aligned cameras is a Quad-LED flash.
Moving things to the front, you have a well-placed 32MP selfie camera that should ensure you take nice selfie photos with friends and family members.
In this part of the world, power always plays a major role in determining whether a device is good or not. Just as some of its conjugates, the Infinix Hot S4 has a moderate 4000mAh battery with fast charging technology, to ensure that it spends less time to charge and more time for use.
Hardware and Software
Infinix Hot S4 comes in two variants, one with 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM & 6GB RAM, 64GB ROM with both having the same Mediatek’s Helio P22 SoC alongside four cores of Cortex-A53 processors with a maximum speed of 2.2GHz. A PowerVR GE8320 GPU is in charge of graphics as the Hot S4 becomes the first device from the Original Manufacturer Equipment to boot Android 9.0 Pie.
Infinix Hot S4 price for the 3GB RAM, 32GB ROM model starts from
N48,000. While the price for the 6GB RAM, 64GB ROM model starts from N65,000. This depends on the deal and location.
Infinix Hot S4 specs
|NETWORK||Technology||GSM / HSPA / LTE|
|Status||Available. Released 2019, April|
|BODY||Dimensions|| 156.7 x 75.3 x 8.3 mm|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|DISPLAY||Type||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors|
|Resolution||1080 x 2340 pixels (~395 ppi density)|
|PLATFORM||OS||Android 9.0 (Pie); XOS 4.0 HoneyBee|
|Chipset||Mediatek Helio P22|
|CPU||Octa-Core Kryo [email protected] 2.0GHz Cortex-A53|
|MEMORY||Card slot||microSD, up to 128 GB|
|Internal||64 GB, 6 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM|
|MAIN CAMERA||Triple||13 MP, 8 MP, 2 MP|
|Features||LED flash, HDR, panorama|
|COMMS||WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||5.0, A2DP, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS|
|FEATURES||Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Face ID recognition, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|BATTERY||Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery|
|Charging||Fast battery charging|
|MISC||Colors||Sapphire Cyan, Gold and Milan Black|