Infinix Mobile has launched its new smartphone in the Kenyan market, the Infinix Hot 8. The smartphone is available in two variants, HOT 8 and HOT lite.
The phone is a successor to the Infinix Hot 7, which was launched in Kenya in March 2019. The phone was launched globally in early September and was made available in Kenya on pre-order in September 2019.
The two phones, the HOT 8 and HOT 8 lite, are available in INFINIX retail shops countrywide and online on XPark (formerly known as infinixmall) for a retail price of Ksh. 10,999 and Ksh. 9,999 respectively. In addition, a 32+3 variant of HOT 8 will be sold exclusively on Jumia Kenya from November 6th for Ksh. 11,899.
The phone comes with Android 9 Pie OS, MT6761 (Hot 8) and MT6580 processors (Hot 8 Lite), 32GB Internal storage + 3GB RAM for the Hot 8 & 32GB Internal storage +2GB RAM for Hot 8 Lite. It also comes with a triple camera setup: 13MP + 2MP depth sensor + dedicated low light sensor, phase detection autofocus, and LED flash.
The phone features a 6.6-inch HD+ waterdrop screen and a 5,000mAh battery. The battery can apparently last for 4 days with light use. It also comes with 2A fast charge technology. The phone comes with colours such as: Midnight black, Champagne gold, and Aqua blue.
Infinix HOT 8/8 Lite Specifications
- Network: 4G/3G/2G
- Operating system: AndroidTM 9 Pie
- Internal storage: 32GB
- RAM: 3GB (HOT 8) & 2GB (Hot 8 Lite)
- Display: 6.6″HD+ Waterdrop Display
- Processor: MT6761-> 32GB+3GB & 32GB+2GB editions/MT6580-> 32GB+2GB edition
- Dimensions: 165.4*76.3*8.7mm
- Battery: 5000mAh
- Front Camera: 8MP
- Back camera: 13MP + 2MP + AI Lens
Infinix Mobile was launched in 2013 and is a brand of TRANSSION Holdings. Infinix’s portfolio spans five product lines i.e. ZERO, NOTE, HOT, HOT S, and SMART. Infinix has a presence in more than 30 countries around the world, covering Africa, Latin America, the Middle East, Southeast Asia and South Asia.