As their names suggest, Infinix HOT S3 and HOT S3 Pro belong to the HOT series which features other smartphones like HOT 5 and HOT 6. The medium-level phones come with good specs and features such as 5.65-inch screens, 3-GB RAM and also a 20-MP selfie camera. Read on to see Infinix HOT S3 and HOT S3 Pro specs, features and also price in Kenya.
In Brief, Infinix HOT S3 and HOT S3 Pro Specs
- Screen – 5.65 Inches
- Camera – 13, 20 MP
- RAM – 3, 4 GB
- Storage – 32, 64 GB
- Network – LTE
- Processor – 1.4 GHz Quad-Core
- OS – Android 8.0
- Battery – 4000 mAh
- Price – KSh. 20,000
Infinix HOT S3 and HOT S3 Pro Screen, Display and Size
Like TECNO Camon I, the new phones come with a 5.65-inch screen. The multitouch screen has the HD+ IPS technology and features awesome things such as 16M colors, 18:9 aspect ratio and also 720 x 1440px (285 ppi) resolution.
With a 20-MP selfie camera (dual selfie flash), the phones compete with OPPO F7 and also TECNO Phantom 8. The rear camera is 13 MP (with auto refocus and dual LED flash). The camera features include geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, auto-HDR and also 1080p@30fps video resolution.
Memory, Processor and OS
The difference between the HOT S3 and HOT S3 Pro is evidenced in the memory. The base variant has a 3-GB RAM and a 32-GB storage which can be expanded to 128 GB with a microSD. The other variant has a 4-GB RAM and 64-GB storage which can also be expanded to 256 GB with a microSD.
As for the processor, the phones come with 1.4 GHz Octa-Core CPU, Mali GPU (Pro with Adreno 506) and Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset. This processor is pretty similar to that of Huawei Y7 Prime (2018).
As far as OS is concerned, the gadgets run Android 8.0 (Oreo) with XOS V3.0.
When it comes to the connectivity, one of the great things about the phones is that they support 4G (LTE) technology. Other supported networks are 2G (GSM) and 3G (WCDMA). Another great thing is that they work with dual Nano SIM (Dual Standby) like other average phones such as OPPO A71 and Xiaomi REDMI Y1.
The phone also has connectivity features such as USB Type-C (with OTG), Bluetooth 4.2 (A2DP), GPS (A-GPS), Wi-Fi 802.11 b/ g/ n (Wi-Fi Direct, Wi-Fi hotspot) and a 3.5mm jack.
Some more connectivity or related features include sensors such as accelerometer, proximity, compass, rear fingerprint and also light.
The features under multimedia are pretty general and even similar to those found in older models like Infinix Smart X5010. They include FM radio, loudspeaker and also alert types such as vibration and ringtones (MP3, MIDI).
These features include audio player (MP3, WAV, WMA, AAC+, FLAC), video player (MP4, H.264), document viewer and also photo/video editor. There are also messaging features like SMS, MMS, Email, IM and Push Email, and the HTML5 browser.
Infinix HOT S3 and HOT S3 Pro Battery
The battery is quite powerful with a capacity of 4000 mAh and the quick charge technology. It is comparable to that of Infinix Zero 5, Xiaomi REDMI Note 5 and also Huawei P20. The non-removable battery offers good stand-by and talk time and also long music play.
Design, Material and Color
The phone has a compact design and is easy on the eye. The main material is plastic and the popular colors are sandstone black and also brush gold.
Infinix HOT S3 and HOT S3 Pro Price in Kenya
The Infinix HOT S3 and HOT S3 Pro cost fairly. The prices of the new smartphones in Kenya are in the range KSh. 20,000 and KSh. 23,000 ($200 and $230).
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