Infinix Hot 4 X557 is a direct successor of the
Infinix Hot 3. The phablet still offers a 5.5-inch display, but with an upgrade to Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) and offers a fingerprint sensor. Infinix Hot 4 also boasts of 33% more battery capacity and offers improvements in the camera.
Where to Buy Infinix Hot 4
Jumia.com.ng from ₦36,900.00
Konga.com from ₦40,000.00
Jumia.co.ke from KSh 7,890.00
The Design and Display
Infinix Hot 4 features a 3D textured back and offers interchangeable covers in numerous colours. The interchangeable covers are available in blue, red, bleen, gold, and black.
Infinix Hot 4 has a 5.5-inch Display with the same 720 x 1280 pixels resolution as its predecessor. However, the display is said to offer 12 ultrabright backlight LEDs, which should make for a more brilliant viewing experience and better outdoor view.
The front facing camera is getting an upgrade from 2 megapixels in the Hot 3 to 5 megapixels in the latest iteration. This should make the Infinix Hot 4 better for selfies and wefies.
There does not seem to be any improvement on the rear facing camera. Infinix Hot 4 still offers an 8 megapixels sensor with a five element lens system on top. This is essentially the same setup as its predecessor. The camera offers an LED flash with autofocus.
HARDWARE & SOFTWARE
Infinix Hot 4 runs on Android 6.0 (Marshmallow). It is the third smartphone from Infinix to offer Marshmallow and the second to come with the software out of the box. Like most phone makers do, Infinix is offering the phone with its own customised skin, the XOS.
According to Infinix, the XOS offers and excellent interactive experience and decreases battery consumption by at least 30%.
Infinix Hot 4 is powered by a Mediatek MT6580, which offers a 32-bit address bus and a 1.3GHz quad-core processor. The phone comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB built-in storage. The built-in storage can be extended by up to 32GB via a microSD slot.
Infinix Hot 4 features a 4000 mAh battery, which means you can get improved battery life. According to Infinix, the battery can last an average user for up to 2 days. The Phone sports a fingerprint sensor on the back like the Infinix Hot S . It also supports Bluetooth and two micro SIMs.
Infinix Hot 4 features Smart Voice, which is just a technology that uses an additional microphone and some smart signal processing algorithms to isolate ambient noise for clearer calls.
PRICING & AVAILABILITY
Infinix Hot 4 is now available in Nigeria. You can buy the smartphone at leading online stores in the country. Infinix Hot 4 Price in Nigeria ranges between 37,000 and 50,000 Naira, depending on your location in the country.
The smartphone is not yet available in Kenya and Ghana. When available, the Infinix Hot 4 price in Kenya is expected to start at around KSh 10,900.
Infinix Hot 4 Specs
Here are the preliminary specs of the Infinix Hot 4:
Platform: Android 6.0 (Marshmallow), XOS Skin
Processor: 1.3GHz quad-core Processor (MediaTek MT6580)
GPU: Mali 400
Memory: 2GB RAM
Colours: Blue, Red, Bleen, Gold, Black (Interchangeable Covers)
Dimension: 156.6 x 76.2 x 8.8 mm
SIM Type: Micro SIM
SIM Count: Dual-SIM, Dual Standby
Display: 5.5-inch Display, 720 x 1280 pixels
Screen Protection: –
Rear Camera: 8 MP Camera, LED Flash, HD Video
Rear Camera Features: Autofocus
Front Camera: 5MP Camera, LED Flash
Built-in Storage: 16GB Storage
Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 32GB
Bundled Cloud Storage: –
2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
2G CDMA 1X: No
3G WCDMA: 900 / 2100MHz
3G CDMA EVDO: No
4G LTE: –
INTERNET & CONNECTIVITY
GPRS: Yes, up to 48kbps
CDMA EVDO: No
4G LTE: –
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.0
Infrared Blaster: No
USB Port: Yes, microUSB 2.0
Instant Messaging: Yes
Push Emails: Yes
Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
FM Radio: Yes (with RDS)
3.5mm Jack: Yes
Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS
Maps: Yes, Google Maps
Sensors & Control
Digital Compass: No
Proximity Sensor: Yes
Light Sensor: Yes
Fingerprint Scanner: Yes
Iris Scanner: No
Intelligent Digital Assistant: –
Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
Voice Control: –
OTHER FEATURES ARE;
Video Streaming: Yes
Active Noise Cancellation: Yes (with dedicated mic)
Wireless Charging: No
Water Resistant: No
Image Editor: Yes
Video Editor: No (download at store)
Document Viewer: No (download at store)
Document Editor: No (download at store)
Battery: 4000 mAh Battery
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