The Infinix Note 6 not only boasts of a compact design, but it also features an AMOLED panel, a feature that is mostly found in mid and high-end phones. It also features the AI-powered X pen and a superb camera like the one found on the Tecno Phantom 9. Note 6 is a significant upgrade of Note 5. It is the first phone in the Note series to have an AMOLED panel. Its revamped X pen is also equipped with many new exciting features.
Infinix Note 6 design and display
Note 6 is thinner than its predecessor, the Note 5. It has a sleek design and attractive aesthetics. Its back cover is made smooth glass looking plastic. The frame is also made of plastic, but the edges are made of metal. The rear camera is surrounded by a metallic tray that protects the sensor from scratches when the phone is placed on a flat surface. Both the bezels and the chin are quite thick. The top bezel houses the 16MP front-facing camera, an earpiece, and an LED flash. The triple rear camera and the dual-LED flash sits on the back. A responsive and easy to reach fingerprint scanner also sits at the back. The SIM card tray sits on the left edge while the power button and the volume rocker are on the right side the 3.5mm audio jack, the X pen, the single speaker and the micro USB ports all sit on the bottom edge.
The Note 6 features a gorgeous 6.01 ich AMOLED FHD display with 1080 by 2160 pixels resolution and 402 PPI density. The AMOLED screen delivers sharp and vibrant images with wide viewing angles. The viewing experience that Note 6 offers is better than that of Tecno Camon 11 and 11 Pro, which are more expensive.
The X Pen
Although brands like Samsung seem to be ahead in the S-pen technology, Infinix seems to be catching up fast. The revamped X pen on the Note 6 and many new amazing features all aimed at enhancing user experience. Some of the things that you can do with the X pen include taking notes, taking screenshots creating handwritten notes, and using the X pen to write on screenshots.
Hardware, software, and performance
The MediaTek helio P35 chipset powers Infinix Note 6. The processor is an octa-core with four cortex A53 clocked at 2.3, and four Cortex A53 clocked at 1.8GHz. The PowerVR GE8320 handles all the phones graphics. On the software side, Note 6 runs on the latest version of android, the android 9 pie. The chipset is supported by 4GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage. The phones overall performance is excellent. It does not lag when performing day to day activities like calling, texting, browsing, among many others.
Note 6 camera is one of its core strengths. It features a triple rear camera that comprises of 16MP primary sensor, 8MP ultra-wide sensor, and a 2MP depth sensor. The front-facing camera is equipped with a 16MP sensor. The over camera quality of Note 6 is impressive. Its cameras take sharp, detailed images with intense colors.
Battery and extras
A 4000mAh non-removable battery powers the Note 6. This battery can last for up to 8 hours of continuous internet browsing. The micro USB fast charger can refill 40% of the battery in 30 minutes. Other features include WI-FI, GPS, and Bluetooth.
Infinix Note 6 Pros
- A revamped X-Pen
- huge AMOLED display
- long-lasting battery
- Excellent camera
- Amazing sleek design
|2G||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|3G||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100|
|4G||LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 40(2300), 41(2500)|
|Dimensions||154.2 x 74.5 x 7.7 mm|
|Material||Aluminum body, front glass|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM)|
|Technology||AMOLED capacitive touchscreen|
|Size||6.01 inches, (~81.1% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Screen resolution||1080 pixels x 2160 pixels, (~402 PPI), 18:9 ratio|
|Other display features||-|
|Card Slot||Yes, MicroSD card up to 256GB - dedicated slot|
|Operating System||Android 9.0 Pie|
|Chipset||Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm)|
|Processor||Octa-core (4x2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53)|
|Features||LED flash, HDR|
|Triple||16 MP (wide), PDAF
2MP, depth sensor
|Features||Dual-LED flash, panorama, HDR|
|WLAN||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, hotspot|
|Bluetooth||v5.0, A2DP, LE|
|USB||microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go|
|3.5mm headphone jack||Yes|
|More features||Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic|
|Available colors||Midnight Black, Mocha Brown, Aqua Blue|