Every new or established smartphone manufacturers are eyeing the budget smartphone segment in India, hence the budget segment is massively crowded here. Infinix Mobile has launched a selfie-centric budget smartphone in India with a 20-megapixel front camera, 13-megapixel rear camera, 4000 mAh battery, and 5.65-inch display with an HD+ resolution of 1440×720 pixels.
Infinix Hot S3 runs Android Oreo 8.0 out of the box with company’s custom UI called XOS Hummingbird V3.0 on top of it, Hot S3 is one of the first devices in the budget segment to deliver the Android Oreo 8.0 out of the box. Infinix Hot S3 is going to have direct combat with Xiaomi Y1 and Honor 9 Lite and it won’t be a very easy path for Infinix since its competitors are very well established brand in Indian budget and mid-range smartphone market.
Key Specification of Infinix Hot S3:
- 5.65 inches IPS In-cell HD+ 2.5D Full View display; 18:9 aspect ratio, 1440 x 720 pixels resolution
- Dual 4G Nano SIM, dual standby; LTE/VoLTE support
- Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC; 4×1.2 GHz Cortex A53 + 4×1.5 GHz Cortex A53
- GPU: Adreno 505
- 3 GB RAM with 32 GB internal storage
- 4 GB RAM with 64 GB internal storage
- Expandable up to 128 GB via a dedicated microSD card slot
- Dimension: 153 x 72.85 x 8.54 mm
- Weight: 150g
- Rear Camera: 13 Megapixel PDAF camera; Dual LED Flash, f/2.0 aperture, 5P Lens Element,
- Front Camera: 20 megapixels 4-in-1 Selfie Camera with front dual LED Flash; Modes: Beauty Mode, Bokeh Mode, HDR
- Connectivity: WiFi, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2 A2DP, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, micro USB 2.0, USB OTG
- Sensors: Fingerprint Sensor (Rear Mounted), Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Compass, Hall Sensor
- Colour: Blush Gold and Sandstone Black
- 4000 mAh Non-removable battery (No Fast Charging)
- XOS 3.0 Skin on Android 8.0 Oreo
Anish Kapoor, CEO of Infinix India said, “India is an extremely significant market for Infinix and HOT S3 is getting launched in ‘India first’ before getting launched in other markets.”
Price and Availability of Infinix Hot S3:
Price of Infinix Hot S3 is very aggressive considering its specifications, the variant with 32 GB internal storage and 3 GB RAM will cost Rs. 8,999/- and the top variant of Infinix Hot S3 with 64 GB storage 4 GB will cost Rs. 10,999/.
Infinix Hot S3 will be available exclusively on Flipkart, the first sell will happen on February 12 at 12:00 PM. You may also get offers like No-cost EMI and bank or card specific discounts while purchasing the Infinix Hot S3 online.