New Arrival: Review of Infinix Hot 8

Infinix Hot 8 Review in Hindi: Infinix has launched several affordable phones in the last few months. Infinix has launched some of its phones with features like the triple rear camera priced at Rs 6,999. The latest handset of the Infinix brand is Infinix Hot 8. The back panel of the Infinix Hot 8 features a new gradient design and comes with three rear cameras and an entry-level MediaTek processor and a large battery. Is Infinix Hot 8 a Best Smartphone? That’s what we’ve tested to find out, so let’s know…

Design of Infinix Hot 8
The earpiece is placed right above the right notch on the front panel of the Infinix Hot 8 and there is also a soft LED flash stripe on the left which is visible only when the screen is on. It burns even when the phone is on charge, but it doesn’t work as a notification light.

We have the Seyan color variant of infinix Hot 8 for review with the upper part of the Peacock Blue shade but the bottom is black. The Glossy back panel of the Infinix Hot 8 comes with a glittery finish, with a fingerprint sensor at the rear of the phone for security.

There is also another color variant of the Infinix brand, Cosmic Purple. On the back panel of this color variant you will get a glimpse of the dark purple shade instead of blue. However, the rear panel appears to be made of weak material as it is suppressed even when slightly pressed.

The spots on the phone are also easily spotted, and the retail box will also have a transparent protective case from Infinix. The power and volume buttons are placed in such a way that the hand button is easily accessed. The 3-in-1 (Dual Nano-SIM + MicroSD) tray has space on the left side of the phone, while the speaker, micro-USB port and 3.5 mm headphones jack are at the bottom of the phone.

With a curved edge, the phone has a good grip in its hands and weighs 165 grams. The Infinix Hot 8 has a 5,000mAh battery to revive, even though the phone is not overweight. But with a 20:9 display, it’s not easy to use the phone with one hand.

Infinix Hotyear 8 & Software
The dual-SIM (Nano) Infinix Hot 8 smartphone features a 6.52-inch (720×1600 pixels) HD+ display, an aspect ratio of 20:9 and a screen-to-body ratio of 90.3 percent. The display has a pickup brightness of 450 points and the colors appear correctly on the screen.

Even if the display is reflective, it was not very disturbing to see the content on the screen and the brightness was right in the light of day. The Infinix Hot 8 display is better in the price segment. The Infinix Hot 8 has a 2.0GHz MediaTek Helio P22 octa-core processor with 4 GB RAM.

There is 64 GB of storage to save photos, videos and other things, it is possible to increase the storage up to 256 GB with the help of a microSD card. Infinix Hot 8 Price in India, the Infinix Hot 8 is priced at Rs 7,999 with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage variants.

The Infinix Hot 8 features a 5,000mAh battery, a 10-watt charger in the retail box. The Infinix Hot 8 has three rear cameras. The 13-megapixel primary camera, aperture F/Aperture F/Aperture camera, is the 13-megapixel back panel. The 1.8 and 2 megapixel stoops and the third low light sensor are delivered.

The 8-megapixel front camera for selfie and video calling will be available with its aperture Of F/Aperture. 2.0. The infinix Hot 8’s camera hardware is similar to the Infinix Smart 3 Plus. The Infinix Hot 8 smartphone runs on the EXOS 5.0 based on Android 9.0 Pie.

Our review unit got a September security patch during testing. The UI of the phone is similar to the Infinix Hot 7, the Infinix Smart 3 Plus. The phone will find several bloatware pre-installed in-house and some third party apps such as Exthem, Exclub, AI Gallery, Opera News, ShareChat, Flipkart, Instagram and Facebook.

Swipe-based navigation gestures are not very easy to use and often fail to work during gaming or multitasking. EXOS 5.0 also has some handy features such as WhatsApp mode. Also there is a smart panel that has a customizable widget with shortcuts to frequently used apps and tools.

Infinix Hot 8 Performance and Battery Life
The MediaTek Helio P22 processor in Infinix Hot 8 works smoothly for basic tasks such as web browsing, social media uses, and running basic productivity apps. But as soon as 10 apps or games are running in the background, the phone will start slowing down.

Earlier, multitasking in the handset was slow but has been improved with updates. This phone is not for those who often need to switch between multiple apps. Heavy apps and games take time to load, common games like Mario Kart Tour in handsets ran correctly but failed to load PUBG Mobile and Asphalt 9 even after several attempts.

If you’re planning to buy a phone to a day-to-day tosque, the Infinix Hot 8 works correctly. One thing we found was that the phone didn’t get hot during gaming. The Infinix Hot 8 gets a 5,000mAh battery that goes smoothly throughout the day.

Usage includes gaming, internet connectivity, social media and productivity apps, listening to music for hours with the help of wire earphones. The phone lasted for one and a half days even after the use. In our HD Video Loop Test, the phone accompanied for 17 hours and 21 minutes.

Infinix Hot 8
Let’s first talk of the camera app. Basic camera modes and controls such as AI cam, beauty, video, bokeh and AR buttons are given in a strip above the shutter button. The hDR, flash, scene modes, and aspect ratios are provided above the button viewfinder to control.

Surprisingly, the Infinix brand’s phone can’t capture photos in the 16:9 aspect ratio. Significantly, the shutter button often does not respond to the shutter button for a few seconds after switching the camera mode. Now, it’s photo quality.

In the light of day, the 13-megapixel primary camera photographed was nice. Autofocus was mostly accurate and the photos look vibrant. Viewing photos on the phone’s display doesn’t seem to lack sharpness. The dynamic range was also good, but every picture lacked a slight sharpness around the edges and corners.

We liked that the phone does not overselect the object’s colors. When it comes to close-up shots, Infinix Hot 8 takes crisp pictures with the right detail and sharp edge. In bokeh shots captured in the light of day, the subject separation was correct and the colors also came true but the edge detection did not work correctly.

The blunder’s intensity and point of focus can be adjusted in the default gallery app after taking a picture. The low-light indoor photographs came from The Grayney and also featured a nous with muted colours. Separately given night mode takes a little better photos.

The 8-megapixel front camera captures the photos right from the right. The selfie taken in the light of day came vibrant but the skin smoothing was clearly visible. The selfie, taken in low light, saw the grain. The Infinix Hot 8 smartphone is capable of recording videos up to 1080 resolution, but due to non-stabilization, the footage comes from the jersey.

Our Decision
Infinix Hot 8 comes with a capable hardware. However, despite having 4GB of RAM, the phone struggles during multitasking. Redmi 7 and Realme 3i (Review) are better with less RAM as they are offered faster processors. The phone’s performance is correct if you’re not playing heavy games.

If the camera output is your priority and you can stay with some performance limits then Infinix Hot 8 may be the right choice. If you want to buy a budget all-rounder smartphone that doesn’t slow down and the cameras are fine, the Redmi 8A is a good option. Other options include Realmi 3I and Honor 8C (Review).

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