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 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.