Hong Kong-based smartphone maker and sub-Transsion company, Infinix, has launched one of its most anticipated device of 2020 in Indonesia, called the Infinix Zero 8.
We brought you new the latest Infinix Zero smartphone was out of the works and ready to make a public appearance and now the device has been announced officially in Indonesia.
The smartphone brand which has so far captured the heart of Nigerians and African countries at large with budget smartphone offering including the Smart 4 Plus and recently released Hot 9 series hopes to take a different route with its latest offering.
A lot has already been made with the increasing acceptance of the Xiaomi and Oppo competition in the Nigerian market and with the Zero 8 device, Infinix hopes to target the mid-range smartphone segment whilst keeping the competition flame blazing.
Although the smartphone has only been launched in Indonesia for now, it’s only a matter of time before we get a proper launch date for the Nigerian smartphone space.
The Infinix Zero 8 smartphone comes with a tone of high-end features unlike any infinix product you know and packs a powerful processor at an affordable price. So let us have a look at everything the device brings to the table as well as the expected price.
Infinix Zero 8 Specifications and features
Infinix has so far been making great strides with better display panels and lightening on their devices lately as illustrated with the Hot 9 series and the Infinix Zero 8 might just have taken things a notch a bit.
Infinix Zero 8 Display and OS
The newly launched Infinix Zero 8 features a 6.85-inch FHD+ display panel with a refresh rate of 90HZ and180Hz touch sampling rate which is just about a whole selling point on its own. The display flaunts the bezel-less design with a dual-punch-hole cutout for selfie cameras.
The smartphone runs on Android 10 out of the box based on Infinix XOS 7 custom skin.
Infinix Zero 8 Processor
Under the hood, the Transsion sub-brand went with the recently announced MediaTek Helio G90T processor which is a pretty mid-range SoC but highly characterized with providing seamless gaming experience as previously seen in devices including the Redmi Note 8 Pro and Realme 6.
Talk about waking up to reality then…
Infinix Zero 8 Storage
The Infinix Zero 8 also packs an 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage capacity single variant which can be expandable using a microSD card.
Infinix Zero 8 Camera
In terms of camera, Infinix have always messed things up a bit but the sensor on this latest offering points to a huge kick up the backside and a huge awakening to reality from them.
The Infinix Zero 8 features a quad-camera setup on the rear which comprises a 64-megapixel Sony IMX696 sensor, 8MP ultra-wide-angle lens along with macro sensors and depth sensor.
It might look beautiful average but let’s not forget Xiaomi advertise the IMX696 sensor on the Redmi 8 to brings outputs just as with the Pixel phones. The story however is different all together.
However, it will be pretty awesome to see what Infinix has come up with on their own and how they go about processing images on this device.
On the front, there’s a dual-camera setup with a 48-megapixel sensor and an 8-megapixel ultra-wide-angle lens all enclosed in the dual punch-hole cutout.
The battery capacity on the Infinix Zero 8 smartphone is also very much welcome. A 4500mAh battery capacity on top of a Type-C port for refilling the juice means we get support for 33W fast charging on this piece of hardware.
Infinix Zero 8 Price and Availability
The Infinix Zero 8 smartphone has been launched in Indonesia for now though the global launch date remains unknown.
For bringing themselves up to recent trend with the specs on this device, Infinix promises to take a chunk out of your saving if you ever consider getting a unit. The Infinix Zero 8 will retail at Rp. 3,799 (roughly $210 for the 8GB and 128GB storage variant.
Meanwhile, the device will be available in two different color options including Black and White.
Infinix Zero 8 could launch with MediaTek Helio G90T SoC, 8GB RAM and 90Hz refresh rate display
Infinix Mobility seems to be enjoying the Xiaomi and Oppo competition in the Nigerian consumer market with the smartphone brand set to launch a new smartphone, dubbed the Infinix ZERO 8.
— Venkatesh Babu.G (@smartvenkat95) August 7, 2020
The company has long been in the business of making entry-level devices with a track record of success making different lineup of smartphones. Infinix ZERO 8, however will be a mid-range offering from the brand, considering the reported specifications and features.
The device was spotted by Hawkeye users on the Google Play Console listing, the listing revealing several of its specifications and features in the process. A official promotional video for the device has also been surface online, definitely pointing to its imminent launch.
Here’s everything we know so far with the Infinix Zero 8 smartphone.
Infinix Zero 8 Specifications and Features (Expected)
The display of the device is set to feature a Full HD+ resolution with 1,080 x 2,460 pixels and a screen density of 480 DPI though the display size remains unknown for now. For software, it’s expected the Infinix ZERO 8 will boot the latest Android 10 OS out of the box.
Under the hood, the Google Play Console listing reveals the Infinix ZERO 8 (with the model number Infinix-X687) will feature a MediaTek Helio G90 processor (the teaser video, however, mentions a Helio G90T, as is normal with major leaks and prelaunch reveals, we are okay with the confusion though the G90T SoC will be super awesome), which will be paired with a Mali G76 GPU and 8GB of RAM.
Meanwhile the official teaser seems to have revealed more than intended with the teaser video showcasing the front and back of the device alongside another toned down version of the Infinix Zero 8 lineup, a rumored Infinix Zero 8i (according to MySmartPrice).
For camera optics, the Infinix ZERO 8 will feature a dual punch-hole cutout for the selfie snapper, this will be located in the top left corner of the device’s display juft like the recently launched Infinix Note 7. The selfie camera setup will include a 48MP primary lens and an 8MP wide-angle lens.
For the rear camera, there’s a 64MP quad rear camera setup, which will be encased within a prism-like module.
Talk about going out of the way to not only make a difference but teach us about shapes too *winks*
The Infinix Zero 8 device will also feature a 90Hz refresh rate and a 180Hz touch sampling rate display. The device will also feature fast charging support over a USB Type-C charging port. For juice, a TUV Rheinland certification website went ahead to confirm the Infinix Zero 8 will feature a 4,400mAh non-removable battery.
Infinix Zero 8 Price and Availability
There’s no news yet on the starting price of the device though we will update you here on Naijatechguy once that is the case.
“Made for the new normal” – Infinix Smart 4 Plus launched in India: Full Specifications, Features and Price
Infinix Smart 4 Plus smartphone has made its debut in India. The latest Infinix phone comes as a successor to the Infinix Smart 3 Plus, that was launched in April 2019. Infinix revealed in a press note that the new Infinix Smart 4 Plus would resonate with all the people for whom WFH (work from home) have more or less become the “new normal.”
The phone comes with a 6.82-inch display with a resolution of 720×1640 pixels and an aspect ratio of 20.5:9. Infinix Smart 4 Plus is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio A25 processor, a big 6,000mAh battery and dual rear camera setup.
Here’s a full specifications and features of the new Infinix Smart 4 Plus smartphone
Infinix Smart 4 Plus Features and Specifications
The Infinix Smart 4 Plus will no doubt be tasked with bridging the gap between the low-end and mid-range smartphone users but it sure offers credible features too.
The Infinix Smart 4 Plus features a 6.82-inch HD+ (720×1,640 pixels) IPS display with 90.5 percent screen-to-body-ratio and 20:5:9 aspect ratio. The dual-SIM (Nano) device runs on Android 10-based XOS 6.2 out-of-the-box.
Under the hood, the Infinix Smart 4 Plus is powered by octa-core MediaTek Helio A25 SoC, coupled with 3GB RAM. There is also a 32GB onboard storage which is expandable via microSD card (up to 256GB).
Coming to the cameras, its dual rear camera setup houses a 13-megapixel primary camera with f/1.8 aperture and a depth sensor. The rear cameras also support basic features including Auto Scene detection, AI HDR, AI 3D Beauty, Panorama, and AR Animoji.
For selfies and video calling, there’s an 8-megapixel front camera, housed inside the waterdrop notch.
The Infinix Smart 4 Plus packs a 6,000mAh battery that is touted to provide 15 hours of gaming time.
Though we can’t really agree that bulking up a smartphone battery is all that has to do with good specs, do we?
Connectivity options on the Infinix Smart 4 Plus include dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS, and USB port. Sensors onboard include a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor, ambient light sensor, G-sensor, proximity, gyroscope, and e-compass. Lastly, the Infinix Smart 4 Plus measures 171.82×77.96×8.9 and weighs 207 grams.
Infinix Smart 4 Plus Price and Availability
The Infinix Smart 4 Plus price in India is set at Rs. 7,999 for the sole 3GB + 32GB storage model. Its colour options however include; Midnight Black, Ocean Wave, and Violet.
The Infinix Smart 4 Plus smartphone can be purchased from Flipkart with the first sale of the new device expected to take place on July 28 at 12pm (noon) however, there is no hints if the device could finally make its way down here in Africa.
Infinix Smart 4 Plus Key Specs
- Display: 6.82-inch
- Processor: MediaTek Helio A25
- Front Camera: 8-megapixel
- Rear Camera: 13-megapixel + Depth Sensor
- RAM: 3GB
- Storage: 32GB
- Battery Capacity: 6000mAh
- OS: Android 10
- Resolution: 720×1640 pixels