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Infinix Hot 3 : Specifications Price and Review

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The Infinix  HOT 3 was announced last month on Infinix Mobility Social Networks, it was described as a Selfie Dedicated Phone for selfie lovers spotting a 8MP rear Camera and 2MP front facing camera. Hot 2 has similar specifications to this device but with a little bit of juice which is the 3000mAh Battery but Infinix Hot 2 users can also get themselves a 3000mAh Battery if they need one.

INFINIX HOT 3 REVIEW

THE GOOD / Better Camera and Large 3000mAh Battery plus a premium look and feel.

THE BAD / This is an Upgrade for HOT 2 just with a larger battery and why is it not pre-loaded with Android 6.0 while its predecessor  received a Marshmallow upgrade last year.

THE BOTTOM LINE / Its a pretty good device, carefully crafted with great engineering and pretty specifications. Affordable and still gives you a 7 hours battery backup.

NOTE : My review is based on what have read from various blog, i don’t have this device and am yet to see it face to face but i gave this review based on pictures and facts.

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Where to Buy Infinix Hot 3

Konga –  ₦27,999 – Infinix Hot 3 – Dark Grey

The Infinix Hot 3 is now available for purchase on Konga for a token of  27,999 NGN and can be delivered to your doorstep anywhere in Nigeria.

Specifications Of Infinix Hot 3 :

  • 5.5 inches 720p display
  • 1.3 GHz MediaTek Quad-core processor
  • Mali400-MP2 GPU.
  • 1 GB/2 GB
  • 16 GB internal storage (expandable up to 32GB with microSD card).
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop with XUI on top.
  • 3G mode
  • 8 MP rear and  2 MP front facing camera with a wide angle lens and soft flash.
  • 3000 mAh battery.

The Infinix Hot 3 is available in Pink ,Gold ,white and blue color options and now on sale on Konga Nigeria.

 

Top 5 Smartphones That Are Worth Checking Out This Month

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This is the first of its kind on TechPhreak today we are talking about Top 5 Smartphones That Are Worth Checking Out before the month of September runs out.

Top 5 Smartphones That Are Worth Checking Out

1.  TECNO L8 PLUS

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Number one on our list this device is referred to as “Battery Monster” it’s also the only Tecno device with the largest battery size. Tecno L8 Plus has an awesome 5050mAh Battery coupled with 2GB RAM and 16GB ROM making it a german machine.

Tecno L8 Plus arrives with a pair of a rear 8-megapixel with LED flash, autofocus and HDR. and a 2-megapixel front-facing snapper. The Price of Tecno L8 Plus in Nigeria is expected to be N32,500.

Tecno L8 Plus price in Nigeria is #32,500 on major online and offline stores in the country.
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2. INFINIX HOT 4

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Infinix Hot 4 is the most affordable fingerprint device in Nigeria currently, except from the presence of Fingerprint it also comes with a massive 4000mAh Battery, Quadcore CPU, 16 GB ROM 2GB RAM and 8MP Back camera plus 5MP Front facing camera with led flash light so you can take selfies in the dark.

Want to know more about Infinix Hot 4 X557 Specifications ? Read here

Infinix Hot 4 Price in Nigeria is #42,000 But you can get the new Infinix Hot 4 + LED Bracelet Fashion Wristwatch – Black ON Konga for ₦41,999

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3. TECNO CAMON C9

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Tecno Camon C9 is one of the most hotly anticipated smartphones in Africa and this is due to the huge success of its predecessor , the Camon C8. Tecno mobile launched the Camon C9 in June 2016, and it comes with some big improvements in camera and specifications. More details below :

Tecno Camon C9 Specifications

These are Tecno Camon C9 Specs , Featuring a 5.5inch screen  , 2GB RAM , Android 6.0 Marshmallow and 3000mAh battery. Full details below :

  • SIM Type: Dual Micro SIM
  • 4G LTE : Yes
  • OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow with HiOs V1.0
  • Display: 5.5 inches ISP Display
  • Build: Full Aluminium Unibody
  • Colours: Gold , Sandstone Black.
  • Processor Type: 1.3 GHz 64-bit Octa-core MediaTek MT6753 chipset
  • Graphics Processor: Mali-T720
  • RAM: 2GB
  • Internal Storage: 16GB
  • External Storage: Yes , up to 128GB Memory Card.
  • Back Camera : 13.0 MP with LED Flash
  • Front Camera : 13.0 MP with LED Flash , 83 degree wide viewing angle , ISP picture noise detecting Technology
  • Battery: 3000mAh
  • Security: Irish scanner that unlocks your phone by scanning your eyeball.

Tecno Camon C9 major selling points includes the presence of Irish scanner that unlocks your phone by scanning your eyeball. 13 MP Back and Front camera with 2GB RAM.

Also Tecno Camon C9 Price in Nigeria is #55,000. You can buy the Tecno Camon C9 for  54,480 on Jumia

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4. INFINIX HOT S

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Infinix Hot S is the first “Camera Based” smartphone from Infinix Mobility and their second smartphone in the year 2016 (Infinix hot 3 was the first). The device was designed for those who love pictures , and it features a 13MP back camera with dual LED flash. More details below :

Infinix Hot S Specifications

These are Infinix Hot S Specs , Featuring a 5.2inch screen  , 2GB and 3GB RAM variants, Android 6.0 Marshmallow(XOS) and 3000mAh battery.

  • SIM Type: Dual Micro SIM
  • OS: Android 6.0 Marshmallow with XOS
  • Display: 5.2 inches Full HD Display with 424 ppi
  • Build: Full Aluminium Body
  • Colours: Gold , Black , Blue , Ash , Pink
  • Processor Type: 1.3 GHz 64-bit Octa-core MediaTek MT6753 chipset
  • Graphics Processor: Mali-T720
  • RAM: 2GB / 3GB
  • Internal Storage: 16GB / 32GB
  • External Storage: Yes.
  • Back Camera : 13.0 MP with Dual LED Flash
  • Front Camera : 8.0 MP with LED Flash , 120 degree wide viewing angle
  • Battery: 3000mAh
  • Security: Fingerprint scanner

Infinix Hot S Price in Nigeria is #50,000 and its available on Jumia NG for #49,500 

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5. GIONEE M5 PLUS

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Gionee M5 Plus is another powerful variant of the Gionee Marathon smartphone series which was launched in 2015. The M5 Plus is more bigger and beautiful , and comes with a fingerprint scanner for extra security of users privacy. The Gionee M5 Plus  also features a 6.0inch screen  , 3GB RAM , Android 5.1 Lollipop and 5020mAh Battery.

Gionee M5 Plus Specifications

These are Gionee M5 Plus Specs , Featuring a 6.0inch screen  , 3GB RAM , Android 5.1 Lollipop and 5020mAh Battery.

  • SIM Type: Dual SIM (Micro SIM and Standby)
  • 4G LTE : Yes
  • OS: Android 5.1 Lollipop
  • Display: 6.0 Inches (75% Screen-to-body ratio)
  • Build: Aluminium Body
  • Colours: Black , Gold
  • Processor Type: 1.3 GHz 64-bit Octa-core MediaTek MT6753 chipset
  • Graphics Processor: Mali-T720
  • RAM: 3GB
  • Internal Storage: 64GB
  • External Storage: Yes , up to 128GB
  • Back Camera : 13.0 MP with LED Flash
  • Front Camera : 5MP
  • Battery: 5020mAh
  • Security: Fingerprint scanner

Gionee M5 Plus Price In Nigeria is within the range of #80,000 – #85,000 , You can buy online using the links below :

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Tecno W4 : Affordable Marshmallow 4G Smartphone From Tecno

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Goodbye to the Tecno Y series and welcome to the W series. Ladies and Gentlemen help us welcome Tecno W4.

Just when we are still celebrating the birth and naming ceremony of the Tecno Boom J8  a new born device was given birth to by Tecno last week and its the Tecno W4 spotted with nice specifications and comes with a good price at least they rhyme with the specifications too.

Tecno W4 : Affordable Marshmallow 4G Smartphone From Tecno
Tecno W4 : Affordable Marshmallow 4G Smartphone From Tecno

To cut the long story short, Tecno W4 is the First Tecno running Android Marshmallow 6.0 but why W4 why not Boom J8 well that’s left for Tecno to decide. It also has a 4G LTE connectivity which makes it lovely for those who are expecting to enjoy the launch of the Ntel Unlimited Data Plan and those who actually want to start using 4G LTE networks. Below are specifications of the Tecno W4.

  • * 5.0 High Definition Screen Display
  • * Dual Micro sim card
  • * Android 6.0 latest operating system
  • * Wide angle camera with Beautification effect
  • * 1.3 Ghz Quadcore memory
  • * 8mp back camera and 2mp front camera amazing for selfies
  • * Internal memory of 16gb ( Expandable to 64gb) and 1gb of ram speed
  • * 3G and 4G connectivity
  • * 2500mah long lasting 48hours use battery.
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The Tecno W4 comes in black,Gold and probably White color  options and is priced at N26,999 in Nigeria.Tecno W4 price in other parts of Nigeria may vary,but it is currently listed on Konga.com at about N27,000.

Leaked Specs, Prices & Images Of Infinix Zero 4 X574

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Infinix Mobility Inc. is yet to dispatch their most expected Android Smartphone known as Infinix Hot S Smartphone. Be that as it may, while really busy dispatching the Hot S, they are reported to be preparing to release another two distinctive Android Smartphones this year. 

That is to say,  Infinix intends to launch more than 3 – 4 Smartphone in 2016.

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As at the time this blog post was published we are yet to confirm the exact specifications of the upcoming Infinix Zero 4 X574.

If you’re conversant with the Infinix Zero series you would notice that all the Zero series comes with awesome and mind blowing specifications, suffice to say we do not expect the Infinix Zero 4 to do any less.

This🚺 is all that we know of the much anticipated  Infinix Zero 4 X574.

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Major Specifications of Infinix Zero 4 X574

Screen Size: 5.5′ or 5.7-inch, 1080 × 1920 pixels, IPS LCD screen with a resolution of Full HD 1080p

Camera: 16MP or 20.7MP rear back camera with LED flash and video recording capability quality 4K (ultra-HD) then with a 8MP front camera.

Battery: 4000mAH Non-removable Li-on battery capacity

OS; Infinix Zero 4 will run Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box!

It will also feature Fingerprint Scanner!

Infinix XOS: Infinix might feature XOS on Infinix Zero 4!

Processor: Type; MediaTek Helio X20 64-bit mesh and a Processor Speed of Dual-core 2.3 GHz Cortex-A72 and quad-core 2.3 GHz Cortex-A53 and quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53 with a Graphical processor, including  Mali 780!

RAM: 4GB

Internal Memory: 64 GB expanded to 128GB

Other connectivity: 4G LTE Network, Wi-Fi 802.11 a / b / g / n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot Wi-Fi, Accelerometer, proximity

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HOTTEST ZERO EVER LIVETH

Infinix Zero 4 might be the best out of the Infinix Zero series ever seen with a massive 4000mAh battery and HD 16MP Back camera coupled with a sharp 5MP Front camera it also comes with the trending Fingerprint security to protect your privacy. And more on that, the Infinix Zero 4 reached a maximum of 92000+ in Antutu score? Even the former Infinix Zero 3, did not match up to half of it.

SUPPORT FOR VIRTUAL REALITY

Shout out to every VR fan out there and who has been waiting for an Infinix device that supports Virtual Reality, Yes the Infinix Zero 4 might support Virtual Reality with the presence of Gyroscope as some of the latest sensors for Zero 4.

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From the above listed specifications one can boldly say that the Infinix Zero 4 will be sold for nothing less than 70 thousand Nigerian Naira.

CONCLUSION

We at TechPhreak think Infinix is getting better day by day as they continue to hit the Africa Smartphone Market with more lovely devices that will make you wanna ditch your old one for the new ones.

 

Meet Infinix New Flagship Device : Infinix Zero 5

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Infinix mobility, Nigeria’s smartphone merchant has yet released another smartphone to their chain of Zero devices. As common with most smartphones today, the Infinix Zero 5 comes with a dual rear camera and a 10x optical zoom lens. This new mobile seems to be an improvement to the zero 4 in terms of storage, performance and durability.

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The Infinix Zero 5 Flagship awesome smartphone comes with the following specifications :

  • OS: Android 7.0 Nougat with XOS v3.0 hummingbird
  • SIM Type: Dual SIM
  • 4G LTE Support
  • Screen Size : 5.98 Inches FHD IPS Touchscreen
  • Screen Resolution: 1080 x 1920 pixels (403 PPI)
  • Processor Type: Octa-core 2.60 GHz Cortex, Mtk helio p25 chipset
  • RAM: 6GB DDR3
  • Internal Storage:128GB.
  • External Storage: microSD support
  • Back / Rear Camera: 12MP + 13MP camera & LED Flash
  • Front Camera: 16MP with LED flash
  • Battery: 4350 mAh (non-removable Lithium battery)

Infinix Zero 5 Body : 

Looking at the Infinix Zero 5 its safe to say that its coloring and styling was inspired by the iPhone 7 Plus but taking a look at the camera placement one might say its an Huawei thing so its good to conclude that the design is Confusing.

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Infinix Zero 5 Color :

The infinix zero 5(flagship killer) comes in 3 colours, APPLE REDMATTE BLACK and GOLD variants

 

Infinix Zero 5 Camera :

The camera performance is also up to par considering the combination of 12 and 13 megapixels. The front camera is also a good buy for selfie lovers considering the 16 mp camera the zero 5 comes with.

Infinix Zero 5 Battery :

Like the company’s trademark, the Infinix Zero 5 comes with a durable battery non-removable 4350MAH Lithium battery and a fast charging feature that enables you to get more battery juice in less charge time.

Infinix Zero 5 Storage :

The Infinix Zero 5 storage is another major selling point has it comes in two sweet variants 64 GB and 128 GB storage for users giving you another reason not to buy an SD Card. Who needs SD Card with this massive storage.

Infinix Zero 5 Price :

Infinix Zero 5 pricing is speculated to be about 122,000 NGN 135,000 NGN (310 USD) and it will be available for sale on every major online stores and mobile shop across all supported countries.

More details soon, what do you think about this new Infinix Device ?

7 Reasons the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is better than iPhone 7

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You must have heard about the war between the top smartphone makers, in case you don’t know Samsung is in a fight with iPhone secretly.

TechPhreak, will write about 7 Reasons the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is better than  iPhone 7.

Below is all there is to know on what we believe to be the upcoming Galaxy Note 7 specifications:

Specifications Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Specs
Battery
Non-removable Li-Po 3500 mAh battery
Camera Features Optical image stabilization plus, Dual LED, geo tagging, facial recognition, 3D front and back camera technology, auto laser focus
Camera – Front 5 Megapixels
Camera – Rear 12 Megapixels
Colors Black, White, Blue
Features Iris scanner, fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, barometer, heart rate, SpO2, wireless charging, rapid charging plus, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
Memory 64 GB 4GB RAM internal memory and expandable to more than 256 GB with dual micro SD card slots
Operating System
Android OS, v6.0.1 (Marshmallow), planned upgrade to v7.0 (Nougat)
Price $900 USD, 820 Euro
Processor
Exynos 8890 Octa :

Quad-core 2.3 GHz Mongoose + quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
RAM 4 GB RAM
Release Date September 2016
Screen Display
Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors.

5.7 inches

1440 x 2560 pixels

The spec sheet above are the confirmed Samsung Galaxy Note 7 specifications the iPhone 7 specifications are yet to be confirmed as there are various leak and speculations online our blog post will be based on these.

7 Reasons the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is better than iPhone 7

1 – GIFing all the things

The Note 7 accompanies the best GIF-making addon we’ve seen on a Smartphone. The screen capture apparatus permits you to just choose a part of your screen with the S-Pen and tap record to catch and share a GIF of practically anything on your screen.

The Video above illustrate the Note 7 GIF making feature ; Credits : TNW

It even permits you to alter the GIF frame-by-frame and can save the record in low or high caliber for capacity purposes.

The main thing it won’t take a shot at is DRM-secured substance, (for example, Google Play Movies) yet that shouldn’t be an issue by and large. When in doubt, Samsung says the feature works with anything you can screenshot.

This lovely feature is not available on the almighty iPhone 7.

2 – Privacy when you require it

I’m not someone who actually cares about other people using my phone, but every once in a while, there are some things I want to keep private (say, buying a gift for my girlfriend). The Note 7 lets you save/access images, files, contacts and apps in an encrypted ‘Secured Folder’ which only you can open via an iris scan permit me to say Tecno even had this feature before Samsung on her Tecno Camon C9 (The irony of Life)

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NOTE 7 IRIS SCANNER

Samsung says the iris scans are more secure than fingerprints. More importantly, it adds a second tier of security, so you can give your friends and family fingerprint access, but still keep your most private items to yourself. Apple is still working on making its TouchID more secured after a major break through by a croatian hacker last year.

3 – Translation Made Easy

The S-Pen has been souped-up with translator capacities. You can enact the component by means of the Air command menu that appears when you slide out the pen, and then just hover over any content on your screen to interpret between 38 unique languages.

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I don’t think Apple is planning to include any of this feature any time soon because they wouldn’t buy the idea of using Google service on any of there devices maybe we should look out for “Apple Translate”

4 – Long Lasting Battery

My friend got an iPhone 6s Plus but he still complains about low battery and later bought a power bank i just rock on with my Infinix Note 2 with massive 4000mAh battery. Call me an hater you can never compare the Note 7 Li-PO 3000mAh battery to iPhone 7 Non-removable Li-Po 1960 mAh battery. Don’t you think its dumb to buy a 200k smartphone and still move around with 5k worth of power bank? Think about it.

5 – A stronger body

N7 A stronger bodyOne of the calmer equipment reports on the Note 7 is executing a significantly more flexible screen. The Gorilla Glass 5 display should be 1.8 times harder than the past material, ready to withstand drops from shoulder tallness (or around 1.6 meters) onto concrete around 80 percent of the time.

6 – Waterproof

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Go ahead, Listen to Music underwater

Maybe this should have come first but i don’t want to sound like an hater, yeah its true the Samsung Note 7 is waterproof and this i think is the reason most iPhone users in the USA are switching to Samsung like its free. The world is yet to see an iPhone that’s waterproof. You can swim with your phone and can also mix your garri with sugar via the Samsung Galaxy Note 7.

 

7 – It’s a true notepad

Apart for being a digitally awesome device the Samsung Note 7 is the most approximate to a real Notepad. The iPhone 7 is not even close to this beast.

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The notes stay even after the screen is locked

While the Note 5 let you haul out your stylus to jot down your notes at whatever time without opening the Note 7 plus it by keeping those notes on your screen permanently (if you need). That implies you can record a basic supply list and just haul out your telephone as an update while never unlocking or turn on the device.

 

Oh, and you can use the pen underwater, if that’s your thing.

Conclusion

Everything you just read above have been compiled and composed based on reports, reviews and other internet documents TechPhreak has come across we don’t own or have access to any of this devices while writing this article but we just think this are the basic things you need to know that it’s lacking among this two devices. We hope you make the right choice and follow your mind while choosing one among this two lovely devices.

We love to hear from you via the comment section, thanks for reading. TechPhreak signing out.

Infinix Hot 5 : 5 Things You Need To Know About Infinix Hot 5

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The Infinix Hot 5 is a fifth generation from the Infinix  Hot series of affordable smartphones. The device packs a powerful battery, fingerprint scanner and Android 7.0 (Nougat). Infinix Hot 5 succeeds the Infinix Hot 4.

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Today we are going to talk about the Infinix Hot 5 : 5 Things You Need To Know About Infinix Hot 5. 

Infinix Hot 5 Key Specs & Features :

  • 5.5-inch Touch Display, 720 x 1280 pixels (267ppi)
  • 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6580 CPU with 2GB RAM
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat), XOS 2.2
  • 16GB Storage with support for memory card up to 32GB
  • 8MP Rear Camera and 5MP Front Camera
  • 3G and Wi-Fi
  • Fingerprint Sensor (Rear)
  • 4000 mAh Battery with Fast Charging

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Infinix Hot 5 : 5 Things You Need To Know

 

  1. Massive 4000mAh Battery With Fast Charging 

Recently it seems almost every Chinese OEM smartphone comes with 4000mAh Battery which gives you a longer time of use and also longer time of productivity and creativity with your device. It’s good for those who don’t like to charge always or have unreliable power supply.

 

2. Great Dual Front Sound Speakers

You don’t need to always carry your bluetooth speakers with you anymore the new Infinix Hot 5 is blessed with great dual front sound speakers called “Dirac 3D stereo surrounding” with one at the top below the front facing camera and the other speaker below the screen display. These two speakers provide you with a mind blowing music and movie experience, so you don’t need to turn your phone over whenever you need to listen to music while working with the Infinix Hot 5. Also at the launch it was referred to as “My Mobile Cinema” thanks to the 5.5 inch screen and “Dirac 3D stereo surrounding” speakers all this sweet features at an affordable price.

 

3.  Sleek Design 

Infinix Hot 4 users will agree with me on this one, your old Infinix Hot 4 used to have this great look but slippery back feeling and design that if you’re not very careful you will have a falling phone with a shattered screen. Well, Infinix has come to fix that issue even without using a cover case for weeks the Infinix Hot 5 has a new design and grips at the back to give you a premium feeling while holding. It also has a totally different front looking design.

 

4.   Great Camera 

Recently i think Infinix is doing good job with the cameras nowadays even on budget phones, the Infinix Hot 5 is not an exception packing a Front Camera with 5 MP Camera / LED flash to enhance sweet selfie experience at nights, and Back Camera with an 8 MP Camera with LED flash. The Infinix Hot 5  camera takes some dope images at night day and anytime.

 

5. Two Variants

Even iPhone’s come in many variants nowadays, the Infinix Hot 5 is not excluded in this act of cheerfulness, coming in two variants which include Infinix Hot 5 and Infinix Hot 5 Lite both packing a very similar specifications. Infinix Hot 5 Lite is meant for those who need long lasting battery without fingerprint scanner, 2GB RAM, Dirac 3D stereo surrounding, Front dual camera. This are the only things missing on the Infinix Hot 5 Lite, so consumers are given the choice to spend less but still enjoy a smooth affordable Infinix smartphone.

 

Where To Buy Infinix Hot 5 and Infinix Hot 5 Lite 

The Hot 5 is already available in the Nigerian market and can be purchased from leading online / offline stores. Infinix Hot 5 price in Nigeria falls within #35,000 – #40,000. Hot 5 Lite will cost you between #30,000 – #35,000.

Note that the price depends on prevailing market factors as well as the merchant you’re purchasing from.

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