Infinix S series smartphones are known for their sleek design, decent camera, and the large displays. The Infinix S4, which is the successor of the Infinix S3 and S3x is not an exception. Currently, the S4 is one of the best-selling Infinix smartphones in the Kenyan market. One of its key selling points is the triple rear camera and the 32MP front-facing camera.
Infinix S4 display and design
You can easily mistake the S4 for a mid-range phone because of its fantastic classy finish. The S4 back cover is made of a unique plastic with an excellent glossy finish. This phone is available in various color gradients including the Space grey, Nebula Blue and the Twilight purple. Its glossy gradient finish gives the impression that the phone is made of glass, although it is made out of plastic. The power button sits on the right just below the volume rocker. The SIM tray that houses the SIM card slot and the MicroSD sits on the left. The USB ports, speaker and the 3.5mm headphone jack, sit the bottom edge.
Infinix S4 features a 6.21 inch HD display with a720 by 1520 pixels resolution, 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 271 PPI density. The screen to body ratio is 82%. The S4 display is very bight and has impressive color reproduction. If you love watching movies on your phone, then this is the right phone for you. The phone’s visibility is impressive both indoors and outdoors. The waterdrop notch on the display host the front-facing camera. You are free to disable the notch if you are not happy with it. The side bezels and the chin are quite slim.
Software, hardware, and performance
A MediaTek Helio chipset powers Infinix S4. It is an octa-core Cortex A53 clocked at 2.0GHz. The PowerVR GE8320 GPU handles the phone’s graphics. The processor is paired with 6GB RAM and 64GB internal memory. The overall performance of this phone is excellent. Its chips it quite powerful can perform day to day tasks like web browsing, messaging, app switching and calling without lags. The phone can also run light games without lags. The S4 runs XOS 5.0 on Android 9 Pie which is the latest version of android. The fingerprint that sits on the back is fast and accurate
The S4 is a camera-centric phone. It is one of its key selling points. It has a triple camera setup, a feature that is not common for a budget phone. The back camera features a 13MP primary sensor with an f/1.8 aperture, an 8MP wide-angle sensor with a 120-degree wide field of view and a 2MP depth sensor. A quad-LED flash sits just below the camera tray. The front-facing camera is armed with a 32MP selfie shooter with an f/2.0 aperture. You can also enhance your video and image quality using the in-built camera app. If you love taking photos, then the S4 is the ideal phone for you. It takes quality, detailed images.
The S4 is powered by 4000mAh non-removable battery. This battery can last for up 12 hours of continuous use of Google maps and running WhatsApp. When the battery runs out, it can be charged by the micro USB fast charger that can refill the battery in 2 hours.
Infinix S4 Pros
- Huge HD display
- Impressive back and rear camera
- Reliable battery life
- Excellent build and design
- Huge display
|2G||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|3G||HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100|
|4G||LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)|
|Dimensions||156 x 75 x 7.9 mm|
|SIM||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM)|
|Technology||IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen|
|Size||6.2 inches, (~82% screen-to-body ratio)|
|Screen resolution||720 pixels x 1520 pixels, (~271 PPI), 19:9 ratio|
|Other display features||-|
|Card Slot||Yes, MicroSD card up to 128GB - dedicated slot|
|Operating System||Android 9.0 Pie|
|Chipset||Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12nm)|
|Processor||Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53|
|Features||Quad-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||Space Gray, Nebula Blue, Twilight purple|