Infinix Mobility formally made the Infinix HOT 8 available in Uganda following its launch in Nigeria. Succeeding the HOT 7 that launch last year, the successor comes with more improvement compared to its predecessor. With no doubt the company is trying to keep up with the trends in the smartphone market to give its best to its consumers.
After its official launch in Uganda, PC Tech Magazine received one of the phablets for a full review.
Unboxing the Infinix HOT 8
As usual the boxing of the HOT 8 is similar to its predecessor. Inside the box, the 6.6-Inch HOT 8 sits on top and just below it is its accessories, the standard 3.5mm earphones, data & charging cable, and the charging brick. Accompanying the phone is the 1-year card warranty, manuals, screen guard, and the phone rubber casing.
First Impressions of the Infinix HOT 8
Our first impression was the big screen coupled with a watch-drop notch that houses a 8MP front-facing camera. The big screen is an advantage to reading, writing, playing multimedia such as; videos and video games.
The massive 5000mAh non-removable battery can keep running through out the day and even more. And finally, its build/body is sleek, slim and comfortable.
Specifications and Features of the Infinix HOT8
The dual-SIM HOT 8 comes with a 6.6-Inch IPS HD+ display with a water-drop notch that houses an 8MP front-facing camera. The runs on Android 9 Pie OS coupled with 2GB, 32GB internal storage expandable up-to 128GB with a microSD card.
The HOT 8 comes with an upgraded AI triple camera setup of 13MP + 2MP + QVGA. Infinix claims the cameras have been improved to enhance the photography experience of users with AI technology.
In terms of connectivity; the phone supports 3.5mm earphone jack, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, OTG, USB 5PIN, among others.
Price and Availability of the Infinix HOT8
The phone is available in all Infinix shops starting at UGX450,000. Available in Midnight Black, Quetzal Cyan, Shark Grey and Cosmic purple color options.