Infinix Hot 8: Specs, Price and Review

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Infinix Hot 8 is the latest in the line of Infinix Hot smartphone series. It was preceded by Infinix hot 7 and Hot 7 Pro. The Infinix Hot 8 is exceptional for its improved performance and exceptional battery power. The upgraded battery in Hot 8 (5000mAh capacity) will provide you power, almost all day long, for streaming of movies and music and capturing the best moments and sceneries for up to 4 days without the need for a recharge.

Infinix Hot 8: Review


Infinix Hot 8 comes in two variant: the 2GB RAM + 32GB ROM storage has a MediaTek MT6761 Helio A22 chipset (Quad-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 processor) and the 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM storage will use the MediaTek MT6762 (Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 processor) instead. Hot 8 weighs just 179g, with 8.7mm thickness.


This appears to be one of the selling points of this phone, I boast of a Non-removable Li-Po 5000mAH, bragging to last 4 days of continuous use. I have not tested this out yet though.


You would not have to worry about the long time spent on charging enormous batteries such as a 5000mAh as it comes with a feature called Rapid Smartphone Recharge. You only spend 3 hours charging to full capacity with a 2A fast charge option.

Display and Design

The phone adopts the water-drop design for its display of 6.6 inches wide display. The resolution could be better, but still an impressive 720p HD+ (720 x 1600 pixels) with a screen to body ratio of 20:9.


Multiple cameras on smartphones are a common feature of most smartphones today, and Infinix Hot 8 adopted the same design for its camera. It has a 13MP triple back camera with quad-LED flash that helps capture more details for the distance and depth. This is coupled with a new AI software technology that enhances the overall beauty of the resultant images. It also comes with an 8MP front camera for your selfie.

Infinix Hot 8: Specs, Price and Review 1

Infinix Hot 8 Specs


H6.60 in x W3.00 in x T0.34 in (H=height W=width T=Thickness)
Weight:179 g (6.31 oz)


Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Resolution:HD+ 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~269 ppi density)


OS: Android 9.0 (Pie), XOS 5.0
Chipset: Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 (12 nm) - 32/2 GB
Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm) - 64/4 GB
CPU:Quad-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU:PowerVR GE8320


Card slot: microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal: 32GB 2GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM


Main Camera:Triple 13 MP, f/1.8, 2 MP, depth sensor QVGA (Low light sensor) Features Quad-LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Selfie Camera: Single 8 MP, f/2.0, 25mm (wide) Features LED flash


4G LTE:Yes (up to 150 Mbps downloads)
WLAN:Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth :5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS: Yes, with A-GPS
USB:MicroUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go


Talk time :33HOURS
Standby Time:35DAYS


Colors: Quetzal Cyan, Cosmic Purple, Shark Grey, Midnight Black
Model Name:X650C
Security: Fingerprint and Face Recognition

Infinix Hot 8 Price and Availability

The smartphone hit the market in September and it’s prices range from $88.52 – $110 (N32,000 – N40000), depending on your choice of specification.

You can buy it here on Jumia

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