Infinix has continued to press in the mid-range category with good looking Android smartphones with likewise good features and approachable price tags. The Hot S3X is coming right after we saw the launch of Infinix Note 5 and Note 5 Prodevices.
Infinix Hot S3X is expected to stand in as an upgrade for the Infinix Hot S3 that was launched earlier this year. As regards to that, the Hot S3X hosts dual rear camera, bigger display size and the trending notch design which is undoubtedly the major highlight of the phone. Let’s go into more details to see all what the device has to offer. The Hot S3X has a large display size of 6.2 inches with HD+ resolution of 1500 pixels by 720 pixels, what’s interesting about the display is not only the 19:9 screen aspect ratio but also the notch design the screen comes with. Infinix Hot S3X is basically the first Infinix device to feature the notch design. The Notch can be disable in the settings if you feel it’s not relevant or just not your thing. Powering the device is the Android 8.1 Oreo with Infinix XOS customization that brings the latest innovations and sleek user interface to the new device.
On the inside, Infinix Hot S3X packs the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset with an Octa-core 1.4 GHz processor. On board storage space is 32GB which can be expanded to up 128GB with micro SD card. RAM capacity is 3GB but there is going to be a 4GB RAM version that will have 64GB inbuilt storage for heavy RAM users.
The phone uses a dual rear camera setup that combines 13 megapixels and 2 megapixels lenses, there is a standby LED flash for an improved photography in dark conditions. On the front is a 16 megapixels camera that works with a single LED flash to give you better selfie experience. Although this is a slight downgrade from the 20 megapixels front shutter we saw on the Hot S3, Infinix Hot S3X promises undeterred camera output with it’s innovative camera features.
Face ID unlock system is incorporated on the front camera which means you can easily unlock the device using your face, in addition to fingerprint scanner on the back of the phone.
Coming to the design aspect, Infinix Hot S3X is looking a lot different from it’s predecessor both on the front and on the flip side. The back of the phone appears to be glossy with camera and LED flash aligning vertically to the left while the fingerprint scanner is centrally positioned right below.
In the power house of the Hot S3X is a 4,000 mAh battery that is guaranteed to give you more battery juice is lesser time, thanks to the flash technology the device is coming with. The battery is advertised to keep the device up and running for up 3 days. The phone has 4G network option with dual micro SIM capability.