One of the smartphone giants in Africa, Infinix has finally come out with the advanced version of the Infinix Hot 7, the Infinix Hot 7 Pro.
The new smartphone was announced in March, two months after the launch of the Infinix Hot 7. The new smartphone comes in with a similar design and displays like that of its predecessors. Despite arriving with a similar design, the new smartphone still ships in with interesting features and upgrades that really qualifies the new device as an advanced version of its predecessor.
Some of the obvious and notable upgrades that the smartphone arrives with includes the latest Operating System (Android 9 Pie), and the smartphone now supports 4G LTE connectivity and other upgrades.
Infinix Hot 7 Pro Design & Display
Like we mentioned earlier, the new smartphone shares similar display and design language with its predecessor and you can hardly differentiate both smartphones from a distance. When it comes to the design, nothing really changed here, on the back of the smartphone you will find the dual camera sensors and the powerful LED flash beneath it.
Still, on the back of the smartphone, you will find the responsive fingerprint scanner and the name of the company below the fingerprint scanner.
On the front of the Infinix Hot 7 Pro, you will still find the same large 6.2 inches display just like the one on the original Infinix Hot 7 Pro. The new smartphone boast of an 85.6% screen-to-body ratio as a result of the slim bezels and small chin. On the top of the screen sits Infinix ancestral notch which holds the single selfie camera, LED flash, and earpiece.
The screen of the smartphone has a resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels, and an 18:9 ratio (~260 ppi density). On top of the device, you will find the 3.5mm jack and other things in their normal positions. There are different beautiful color options which the smartphone arrives with, such as the Midnight Black, Bordeaux Red, Mocha Brown, and Aqua Blue.
Infinix Hot 7 Pro Cameras
When it comes t0 the camera offerings, the new smartphone didn’t introduce much new stuff. On the back of the smartphone where the dual camera lie, you still have the same 13-MegaPixel with an f/2.0 aperture, with the second 2MP depth sensor camera.
The cameras offer quite a number of decent and well-detailed images and arrive with interesting features like dual-LED flash for brighter images even in low light conditions, Phase detection autofocus (PDAF). The smartphone can shoot 1080p videos at 30fps and many other interesting features.
On the front sits the 8-MegaPixel selfie camera sensor which takes decent pictures as the primary cameras on the back of the device. The selfie camera drives in with features such as FaceID, LED flash, HDR, Face beautification, 720p video recording and other.
The performance of the Infinix Hot 7 Pro is where the major upgrades lie. For a start, the smartphone runs on the latest Operating System, Android 9.0 (Pie) and comes in three different RAM options.
Powering the Infinix Hot 7 Pro are two different kinds of processors which comprise of the MediaTek MT6757T Helio P25 (16 nm) which runs the affairs of the Infinix Hot 7 Pro with 2 GB RAM and 32GB storage. There is also the Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm) which is found in the new device with 3GB RAM with 32GB storage or the 6GB RAM with 64GB storage option.
The first processor uses the Octa-core (4×2.4 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.6 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU, while the second processor uses the Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53. When it comes to the graphics performance, the first processor uses the Mali-T880MP2, while the second uses the PowerVR GE8320.
If you feel the storage option the phone comes along with is not enough, you can further expand the memory space of the device up to 128GB using a microSD card.
Network Connectivity & Battery life
One of the major obvious upgrades on the Infinix Hot 7 Pro is the 4G LTE connectivity which it features. There are other connectivity and networks like GPS, Bluetooth, WiFi, WiFi hotspot, micro USB port for charging & transferring files and the 3.5-millimeter jack.
Just like its predecessor, the new smartphone rocks a 4,000-mAh non-removable battery, which drives in without the fast charging technology.
Infinix Hot 7 Pro Price
The Infinix Hot 7 Pro is a budget smartphone and it, therefore, comes with a pocket-friendly price tag. The smartphone comes with a price tag of about Ksh. 11,999 in Kenya which is translated into about N46,000 in Nigeria currency.
If you fall under the smartphone audience who wants great device at an affordable price tag, then the Infinix Hot 7 Pro is the smartphone for you.
For all the budget smartphone lovers, here is another interesting pocket-friendly smartphone for you, the Infinix Hot 7 Pro. The new smartphone arrives with a fingerprint scanner, FaceID, Dual LED flash, large screen, battery and many more. The good part of this deal is that you get all these high-end specs at an affordable price.
Infinix Hot 7 Pro (Pros)
- Long lasting battery life.
- Large display.
- Latest Operating System.
- Dual LED Flash.
Infinix Hot 7 Pro (Cons)
- The same design as its predecessor.
- No Water/Dust resistance.
Infinix Smart 3 Full Specifications
- Platform: Android 9.0 (Pie)
- Processor: Mediatek MT6757T Helio P25 (16 nm) – 32+2 GB
Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm) – 32/64+3/6 GB
- CPU: Octa-core (4×2.4 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.6 GHz Cortex-A53)
Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
- Memory: 32/64 GB, 2/3/6 GB RAM.
- Dimension: 155 x 74.8 x 8 mm (6.10 x 2.94 x 0.31 in).
- Weight: 165 g (5.82 oz).
- SIM: Dual SIM (Micro-SIM, dual stand-by).
- Colors: Midnight Black, Mocha Brown, Bordeaux Red, Aqua Blue.
- Display: 6.2-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1440 pixels
- Primary Camera: Triple 13MP + 2MP.
- Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, face detection, panorama.
- Secondary Camera: 8-Megapixel camera.
- Memory Card Support: Yes, (up to 128GB)
- 3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
- 4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Connectivity & Network
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- 4G LTE: Yes
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, wi-fi direct
- Bluetooth: Yes, 5.0, A2DP, LE
- USB Port: MicroUSB 2.0
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (rear)
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
- Fast Charging: – No