Hot S Series

Infinix Hot S3 Android Smartphone Review, Price, Features and Specs

Infinix smartphones are just getting more curvier, sleek, beautiful and all the more powerful. Infinix mobility has just introduced into the market, the Infinix Hot s3 smartphone, and it’s simply amazing! The features are simply astonishing. This is the most powerful smartphone from the Infinix hot s series smartphone.

infinix hot s3

The first Hot S smartphone, was the Hot S, taking a quote from this review, Here’s how the infinix Hot S was reviewed:

“THE Infinix Hot S is the first “Camera specified center” smartphone produced by the Infinix Mobility Corporation”

This means that the Hot S3 is the third edition of the Camera Specified Center smartphone, and it comes with finer features, greater camera specs and longer lasting batter power.

Just like I said, the Infinix Hot S3 is the latest upgrade in their Hot S line up of smartphones.

Important News

Just in case you are not aware, the infinix Hot S3 is Infinix company VERY first shot at the popular 18:9 screen aspect ratio, Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset and Android 8.0 Oreo upgrade.

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Infinix Hot S3 Features

  • OS: Android 8.0 Nougat with XOS v3.0
  • SIM Type: Dual SIM (Nano)
  • 4G LTE: YES, LTE
  • Screen Size : 5.65 Inches HD IPS Touchscreen
  • Screen Resolution: 720 x 1440 pixels (~285 PPI)
  • Processor Type: Octa-core 1.40 GHz, Snapdragon 430 chipset
  • RAM: 3GB
  • Internal Storage: 32GB
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 128GB
  • Back / Rear Camera: 13MP camera & LED Flash
  • Front Camera: 20MP with LED flash
  • Battery: 4000 mAh (non-removable)

Infinix Hot S3 Full Specs/Features

Network
2G Network GSM: 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900 MHz
3G Network WCDMA: 2100 MHz (900/1700/1900/2100 MHz for LATAM)
4G Network  Yes, LTE (Global Support)
SIM Dual Namo SIM (Dual Standby)
Status Launched: February 2018
Body
Dimensions – 152.30 x 72.80 x 8.40 mm
– Weight: 150 g
Keyboard Touchscreen
Colors Sandstone Black and Brush Gold
Cover Plastic
Display
Type – HD IPS, multi-touch touchscreen with 16m colors
– 18:9 Screen aspect ratio
Size 5.65 inches, 720 x 1440 pixels, 285 Pixels Per-square Inch
Memory And OS
Card slot MicroSD, up to 128GB
Internal 32GB
OS Android 8.0 Nougat (with XOS V3.0)
Processors – Octa-core 1.4 GHz CPU
– Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset
– Mali GPU
RAM 3GB RAM
Audio
Alert types Vibration, MIDI, MP3 ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio port 3.5mm jack
Connectivity
2G GPRS – up to 85.6 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3G Up to 42.2 mbps downlink; Up to 11.5 mbps uplink
4G YES
WIFI Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi direct
Bluetooth Version 4.2, A2DP
GPS A-GPS
NFC NO
USB Type-C (with OTG support)
Camera
Primary – 13 MP, auto refocus and Dual LED flash
– FEATURES: Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, auto-HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Secondary 20 MP Camera with dual Selfie Flash
Battery
Capacity 4000mAh Li-Ion non-removable battery
Stand-by N/A
Talk time N/A
Music play
Other Features
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass, Rear Fingerprint and Light sensor
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
Miscellaneous – FM radio
– Quick charge tech
– MP3/AAC+/WAV/Flac player
– MP4/H.264 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
Price
Price level About 55,000 naira– 58,000 naira (155 USD) (15,699 Ksh)

First Impression

There are quite a lot of things made noticeable by this company in this device. From all indications, this smartphone seems to be one of their most beautiful designed device. The Infinix Hot S3 comes with an amazing 5.65 inches screen with Full HD display resolution, the screen has a 2.5D curve at the edges and a resolution of 720 by 1440 pixels with about 285 pixels per-square inch, which is a little bit added upgrade to their previous device screen.

This affordable device is running on the Android 8.0 Oreo, coupled with the company’s XOS v3.0 skin on top. Just in case you are not aware, the Infinix XOS has been extensively accepted by the public, for it’s sleek and well designed user interface.

Another top notched upgrade on this device is it’s processor. The Hot S3 is equipped with an Octa-core processor that clocks at 1.4 GHz with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset for faster experience. However, the RAM capacity is 3GB and this actually made me smile, you can compare it to devices like the Zero 4 edge, and professionally speaking, not a bad idea from the board, responsible for the creation of this phone.

The Hot S3 features a smashing 32GB inbuilt storage space, which is the minimum and maximum on the Hot S3 series. But don’t be disappointed, because higher inbuilt memory means higher purchase price. But the good news is that this device comes with an extra slot for MicroSD, and can be expanded to 128GB.

For readers of infinixphones.org, you’ll know that the Hot S series is majorly created selfies lover. The Hot S3 comes with great front camera specs than the back camera, automatically making it, the best infinix phone for taking selfies and wefies ever!

Infinix Hot S3 Price and Availability

Infinix Hot S3 price in Nigeria is around ₦55,000 Naira to ₦58,000/

While the price in USD is expected to be about 155 USD,

Price in Kenya

Ksh 15,699 in Kenya

Price in India

Rs. 10,000 in India.

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