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Infinix Hot 7 16GB

(1 customer review)

  • 6.2-inch display
  • Android v8.0 Oreo
  • MediaTek MT6580P
  • 1GB RAM
  • 16GB storage
  • Single 13 megapixels rear camera
  • Single 8 megapixels front camera
  • 4000mAh
  • 3G

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KSh10,950.00 KSh12,000.00

Infinix Hot 7 is among the best-selling smartphones on the Kenyan market. It boasts of many amazing features, including a large screen, decent camera, attractive design, and excellent battery life. Since its launch, the Hot 7 has given other popular phones that have dominated the budget segment a run for their money. Despite its affordable price, the phone still flaunts of premium features that many phones within its price range don’t have.

Infinix Hot 7 display and design

The Infinix Hot 7 design is similar to Hot 7 Pro. In fact, it is difficult to differentiate one from the other. Infinix Hot 7 is one of the few budget phones with a metallic body. However, it has some few plastic strips on the top, bottom, and the edges. This phone relatively thin, thanks to its slim, compact design.

The power button and the volume rocker are on the right side while the sim tray that houses the Nano sim and a microSD is on the left side. The 3.5mm headphone jack, Micro USB port are all on the bottom edge. The dual rear camera is surrounded by a metallic rim that helps to protect the camera from getting damaged when the phone is lying a flat surface. A responsive fingerprint sits on the back, just beside the rear camera. This phone is available in different colors, including the midnight black and aqua blue.

The Infinix Hot 7 features a huge a 6.19 HD in-cell display with a 720 by 1500 pixels, 19:9 aspect ratio and 269 PPI. Its side bezels are thin, but the chin is quite thick. The brightness of the screen is excellent both indoors and outdoors. If you love watching movies on your phone, then you will enjoy the large, vibrant display that this phone features.

Hardware, software, and performance

This phone is armed with a MediaTek helio MT6580 chipset; an octa-core processor clocked at 1.3 GHz.  The chipset is supported by a 2 GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage. This phone thrives at performing basics tasks like internet browsing, calling, messaging stitching apps, among many others. On the software side, the Hot 7 runs on XOS 5.0 on Android 8.1 Oreo.

Camera

The Hot 7 dual rear camera features a 13MP primary camera and with an f/2.0 aperture and a secondary 2 MP depth sensor. As far as the camera is concerned, the Hot 7 camera quality is excellent. This phone takes quality pictures, especially when the lighting is good.

Battery

A 4000mAh non-removable battery powers the Hot 7. It is among the few phones within its price range that has such a powerful battery.  When fully charged, this battery can last up to 16 hours of continuous internet browsing.

Infinix Hot 7 Pros

  • Huge quality display
  • Powerful battery
  • Decent camera
  • Attractive sleek and compact design.

Final verdict

Infinix hot 7 is a fantastic phone with excellent performance. It is an ideal phone for anyone looking for a budget phone with premium looking features.

You can get this smartphone from Gadgets Leo at an affordable price and have it delivered to your location on time. One can also pick it up at our store in Nairobi Central Business District.

LAUNCH
AnnouncedJanuary, 2019
StatusAvailable
NETWORK
2GGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3GHSDPA 900 / 1700 / 1900 / 2100
4GNo
DESIGN
Dimensions157 x 75.7 x 8mm
Material-
Weight166 grams
SIMDual SIM (Micro-SIM)
Protection-
DISPLAY
TechnologyIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size6.2 inches, (~83.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Screen resolution720 pixels x 1440 pixels, (~260 PPI), 18:9 ratio
Display protection-
Other display features-
STORAGE
RAM1 GB
Internal 16 GB
Card SlotYes, MicroSD card up to 128GB - dedicated slot
PLATFORM
Operating SystemAndroid 8.0 Oreo: Go Edition
ChipsetMediatek MT6580 (28nm)
ProcessorQuad-core 1.3 GHz
GPU-
FRONT CAMERA
Single8MP
FeaturesLED flash
Video Recording -
REAR CAMERA
Dual13MP, AF
QVGA, depth sensor
FeaturesLED flash, panorama, HDR
Video Recording1080p@30fps
COMMS
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
GPSA-GPS
Bluetoothv4.0, A2DP, LE
NFCNo
Infrared portNo
USBMicroUSB 2.0
RadioYes
SOUND
LoudspeakerYes
3.5mm headphone jackYes
More features-
BATTERY
TypeLi-Po, Non-removable
Capacity4000 mAh
Charging-
MISCELLANEOUS
SensorsFingerprint(rear-mounted)
Accelerometer
Proximity
Compass
Available colorsSandstone Black, Sapphire Blue, Blush Gold, Bordeaux Red

 

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  1. Alfie

    Not a bad phone for 10k

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