It was not too not long after the launch of Infinix Hot 6 and the Hot 6x, that Infinix confirmed plans for the launch of a successor, the Infinix Hot 7. This launch will make the sub-brand, the latest addition to a series of releases by various phone manufacturers in 2019.
The Infinix Hot 7 comes with nifty features that will meet the demand of the budget consumer. The features include massive size, impressive camera quality, and battery life. Now let’s begin our detailed review of the Infinix Hot 7.
Infinix Hot 7 Key Specifications
- Android 8.1 Oreo, 1GB/2GB of RAM
- 6.2-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1440 pixels
- MediaTek MT6580P, Quad-core 1.3GHz
- 13MP rear camera and 8MP selfie camera
- 16GB built-in storage
- 4,000mAh non-removable battery
Infinix Hot 7 Full Specifications
- Type: IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen
- Size: 6.2-inch
- Screen Resolution: 19:9, 720 x 1440 pixels
- Multi-touch: Yes
- Software and performance
- Operating System: Android 8.1 Oreo, XOS 4.0 Honeybee
- Chipset: Helio P22, Quad-core 1.3GHz
- RAM: 1GB/2GB RAM
- Internal Storage: 16GB
- Card Slot: Yes, up to 128GB (dedicated slot)
- Dimension: 155.3 x 75.86 x 8.4 mm
- Material: Plastic
- Weight: 155g
- SIM: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- GPS: Yes
- Sensors: Gravity, Proximity and Light Sensor
- Capacity: 4,000mAh non-removable
- Type: Li-Ion
- Fast Charging: No
- OTG Support: Yes
Infinix Hot 7 Design and Display
In some ways, this smartphone follows the usual trends in designs of most devices in today’s market. For one, it has a large notch that houses the selfie camera and an LED flash. This notch is placed on a 6.2-inch IPS capacitive touchscreen which supports 720 × 1440 pixels. It also offers an aspect ratio of 19:9.
Moving to the rear plastic panel, you will find the primary camera at the edge with its LED flash. Beside this assembly lies a fingerprint sensor. While the power and volume buttons lie at the side of the smartphone, with such features, the Infinix Hot 7 will fit into any hand size.
The device will be available in various colors such as Black, Purple, and Gold.
Inifinix Hot 7 Hardware and Software
A quad-core MediaTek MT6580P mobile processor which clocks at 1.3GHz handles various tasks on the Infinix Hot 7. The chipset works alongside an ARM Mali GPU which handles the graphics needs of this device. The smartphone offers either 1GB or 2GB worth of RAM with both variants having 16GB of internal storage for files expandable by a dedicated MicroSD slot to 128GB.
However, as the 1GB model can’t support the Android 8.1 Oreo, it might use its trimmed Go Edition, While the 2GB RAM version will have the standard Android 8.1 Oreo. Both variants will have their respective operating systems wrapped with Infinix’s in house XOS 4.0 Honeybee UI.
Infinix Hot 7 Battery and Connectivity
Infinix surprises us with the Hot 7’s massive 4000mAh battery that supports long periods of heavy usage and more extended periods of standby time. The battery is irremovable and does not support fast charging.
This smartphone works with most networks including 4G. Other connectivity options include WIFI Hotspot, GPS and Bluetooth.
A MicroUSB port handles charging and mass storage. It also has a 3.5mm audio jack.
Infinix Hot 7 Camera
The phone has a single 13MP primary sensor with an f/1.8 opening and dual LED flash for dark environments. This camera supports HDR and Panorama.
Besides, the selfie camera consists of an 8MP camera with f/2.2 aperture.
Infinix Hot 7 Pricing and Availability
At the time of this article, we have no official details about the price of the Hot 7. However, we expect the entry level phone to cost between $99 -$199. We also believe the product will be available latest April.