Weeks after the release of Infinix Hot 7, the Chinese company also steps up as they launched new Infinix Hot S4. The announcement took place on Wednesday at an event in Lagos, Nigeria with this review detailing the specs, features and price of the device.
Infinix Hot S4 is the successor of the previous Infinix Hot S3 and runs on the Android 9 Pie OS. Meanwhile, the Hot S4 design can be seen as clone of Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 as the device featured a waterdrop-shaped display notch and triple rear-camera setup.
Furthermore, the smartphone is pocket friendly when it comes to price when compared to it’s specifications.
Design and Display
With a weight of141 grams, the Infinix Hot S4 is pretty light and slim, and thus handy. It has a 2.5D glass covering on the front and on the rear and a dimension of 152.2 x 73 x 7.9. The smartphone comes in three colour options – Milan Black, Sapphire Cyan, Gold.
On the front is a full-view 6.2-inch Full-HD+ display with a waterdrop notch. It has three sensors at the top-right corner rear. The fingerprint sensor is housed on the rear, above the Infinix logo.
Software and Hardware
The handset is powered by Mediatek’s Helio P22 SoC with four cores of Cortex-A53 processors and a maximum clock speed of 2.2GHz. It runs on XOS (v4.0 HoneyBee), based on latest Android 9.0 Pie operating system.
However, the phone comes with PowerVR GE8320 GPU, and impressive innards to back gaming and graphic-demanding tasks.
The Infinix Hot S4 has two variants based on storage configuration. The base version comes with 3GB of RAM and 32GB built-in memory, while the bigger variant has a storage of 6GB RAM and 64GB ROM.
Both versions come with expandable SD card slot (128GB).
Infinix Hot S4 Camera
Hot S4 is coupled with triple rear camera setup. The main camera is 13MP with an f/2.0 aperture, a secondary 8MP sensor and a third 2MP f/2.0 wide-angle lens. Below the cameras is a Quad-LED flash for effective subject illumination under conditions of poor light.
On the front is a 32MP selfie camera and features Portrait mode, Auto-HDR, Geo-tagging, Touch focus, Face detection, Panorama and 1080P @ 30fps.
Battery and Connectivity
Infinix Hot S4 followed the footstep of it’s previous smartphones as it is occupied with a 4,000mAH battery. It also support Fast Charging.
The device connectivity options include LTE connectivity, WiFi (IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n ), WiFi hotspot, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS, 3.5mm jack among others.
Infinix Hot S4 Price and Availability in Nigeria
Price for the 3GB RAM + 32GB variant of the Hot S4 is tagged at NGN 50,000. Furthermore, the bigger version which is the Hot S4 Pro with 6GB RAM and 64GB internal storage is tagged at NGN 65,000.