Launched in February 2018, Infinix Hot S3 comes with a few features that make it differ from its predecessor, the S2. The device focuses on more important things to the user and has the new standard aspect ratio for 2018 devices:18:9 screen ratio.
We’ve sampled the features and specs of this amazing mid-range device.
Infinix Hot S3 features & specifications
The 5.65-inch touchscreen display phone has a resolution of 720 pixels by 1440 pixels and as stated earlier, features an 18:9 screen ratio.
Also, the new device comes with a Face Unlock feature. The OTA update rolled out by Infinix for the S3 has enabled the “Face Unlock” feature. You can manually enable this new software feature by going to Settings and click on Security & location, then selecting Face ID. With this improved security setting, all you have to do is to hold the phone up and show it on your face. It’s that simple!
The device runs on Android 8.0 Oreo, in addition to the company’s UI skin, XOS Hummingbird 3.0. Infinix S3 comes with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor coupled with 3GB RAM.
It boasts of a 13MP rear camera with dual LED flash that enables Beauty mode, as well as panorama and time-lapse and a 20MP selfie lens. All the pictures you love and other media can be stored on its 32GB internal memory which can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card. All these features are powered by its 4000mAh battery which can last a whole day with moderate use.
|Display||5.65″ (14.35 cm)|
|Fingerprint Sensor Position||Rear|
|Other Sensors||Light sensor, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Compass|
|Operating System||Android v8.0 (Oreo)|
|Sim Slots||Dual SIM, GSM+GSM|
|Model||Hot S3 64GB|
|Sim Size||SIM1: Nano SIM2: Nano|
|Network||4G: Available (supports Indian bands) 3G: Available, 2G: Available|
|Audio Jack||3.5 mm|
|Chipset||Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 MSM8937|
|Processor||Octa core, 1.4 GHz, Cortex A53|
|Colours||Sandstone Black, Brush Gold|
|Display Type||IPS LCD|
|Screen To Body Ratio||73.96 %|
|Pixel Density||285 ppi|
|Screen Size||5.65 inches (14.35 cm)|
|Screen Resolution||720 x 1440 pixels|
|Touch Screen||Yes Capacitive Touchscreen, Multi-touch|
|Internal Memory||64 GB|
|Expandable Memory||Yes Up to 128 GB|
|Usb Otg Support||Yes|
|Camera Features||Digital Zoom, Auto Flash, Face detection, Touch to focus|
|Image Resolution||4128 x 3096 Pixels|
|Shooting Modes||Continuos Shooting, High Dynamic Range mode (HDR)|
|Resolution||20 MP Front Camera|
|Flash||Yes Dual LED|
|Video Recording||1920×1080 @ 30 fps|
|Wifi||Yes Wi-Fi 802.11, b/g/n|
|Wifi Features||Mobile Hotspot|
|Usb Connectivity||microUSB 2.0|
|Network Support||4G (supports Indian bands), 3G, 2G|
|Gps||Yes with A-GPS|
|Sim 1||4G Bands:TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS:Available EDGE:Available|
|Sim Size||SIM1: Nano, SIM2: Nano|
|Sim 2||4G Bands: TD-LTE 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41) FD-LTE 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5)3G Bands: UMTS 1900 / 2100 / 850 / 900 MHz 2G Bands: GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz GPRS:Available EDGE:Available|
Infinix Hot S3 Price
Ghana: GHS 790
Kenya: Ks 20,100
Nigeria: 72,000 Naira
The device is a good example of a mid-range phone that packs a number of premium feature