Infinix Hot S4 is the hottest new phone from Infinix Mobility, a subsidiary of Transsion Holdings (makers of Techno and iTel). The Infinix Hot S4 is the replacement of the Infinix Hot S3 of last year. The Hot S3 has been a best seller.
The Infinix Hot S4 is a flagship phone by features. The Infinix S4 Smartphone has been announced with the trending water-drop notch display style, 32MP selfie snapper, with a 6.2″ HD+, runs on Helio P22 SoC, triple rear camera and 3GB and 6GB RAM (two variant). The Hot S4 also has three variants of 3GB, 4GB, and 6GB RAM.
The cameras is absolutely it selling point. It arrives with 32MP selfie and triple rear camera.
If you don’t want to read further here Infinix HOT S4 key features:
- 6.26-inch LCD capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1520 pixels.
- Android 9.0 Pie
- Quad-core 1.4 GHz, MediaTek Helio P22
- 3/6GB RAM and 32/64GB built-in storage.
- 13MP + 8MP + 2MP rear camera and 32MP selfie camera.
- 4000mAh non-removable battery
Now let’s look at the Hot S4 features in more details:
Design and Display
As mentioned above the Infinix Hot S4 has a water – drop screen design. It has curvy edges and comes in three colors purple, Midnight black and Nebula blue. Apart from the black option, the other two color options are dazzling and sparkling. The body is made of glass-like metal design, which gives its a finishing and exquisite look. The material is glossy and it give off a good feel in the palms. It comes with dual 2.5d glass body design. Volume and power buttons are to the right.
The screen size is 6.2 Inch, IPS 19:9 with HD+ 1520×720 screen resolution. With the water – drop notch, the phone has minimal bezel.
The design at the back is interrupted by a triple rear camera, alongside with a flash light to the left. There is a fingerprint sensor scanner at the back of the phone also. The is a plastic cover the phone and there are orifice for the above functions.
It runs on Android 9.0 Pie out of the box, with the company’s XOS 5.0 Cheetah on top of it. This version of the operating system can be said to be modded. However with XOS 5.0 you will be getting security patches and updates.
This one powerful phone with a reliable chipset and CPU like MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22 SoC, Cortex-A53 clocked at 2.2GHz Octa-core processor. Coupled with a IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU, for graphic processing. You are assured of smooth usage for game and video. That’s not all the device comes with there is the 3GB / 6GB RAM, 32GB / 64GB internal storage, which are expandable up to 128GB storage via a dedicated microSD card slot.
The phone has AI powered cameras. In the front we have a 32MP selfie camera which capture images with the help of a powerful AI. The 32-megapixels selfie snapper with has a f/2.0 aperture and is domicile in the water-drop notch.
At back there are three cameras which consists of a primary 13-megapixels + 8-megapixels + 2-megapixels for in-depth capturing with Quad-flash support.
The three cameras all have their designated functions. For example the 13MP acts as the main camera, while the 8MP as the wide-angle and the 2MP for portrait mode(good for passport shots).
Some of the AI features of Infinix HOT S4 are, AI 3D beauty supporting advanced AI algorithms with over 1024 points, providing 18 customized beautification option.
- Portrait mode,
- night mode,
- sports mode,
- HDR (backlight),
- blue sky and others bundled inside of it.
There is also a supports for video recording of 1080P @ 30pfs.
Battery and Network Connectivity
The device comes with a massive 4000mAh capacity, with 5V 2A charge output. With this you are assure of staying on line for days. The only draw back is the lack of fast charging technology.
HOT S4 supports all networks including 4G LTE. Other connectivity options include GPS, Bluetooth, WiFi, WiFi Direct, and Hotspot. Finally, it has a 3.5mm earphone jack and a MicroUSB port for charging and mass storage.
Price and Availability
For the pricing, the phone has a starting price of N50,000 – N65,000 for the 3GB / 6GB variant. You can buy from Jumia.
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Infinix HOT S4 Full Specification
- Dimension: 156.7 x 75.3 x 8.3 mm
- Material: Glass
- Weight: N/A
- SIM: Dual Nano SIM
- Type: IPS, LCD Capacitive touchscreen
- Size: 6.26-inches
- Screen Resolution: 19:9, 720 x 1520 pixels
- Multi-touch: Yes
Software and performance
- Operating System: Android 9.0 Pie
- Chipset: Quad-Core 2.0GHz, MediaTek Helio P22
- RAM: 3/6GB RAM
- Internal Storage: 32/64GB
- Card Slot: Yes, up to 128GB (dedicated slot)
- Primary: 13MP + 8MP + 2MP
- Front Camera: 32MP
Network and Connectivity
- WLAN: WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, WiFi direct, hotspot
- 2G: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
- 3G: WCDMA: B1 2100MHz / B8 900 MHz / 1900 MHz / 850 MHz
- 4G: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, v5.0
- USB: Yes, MicroUSB 2.0,
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- Audio Jack: Yes, 3.5mm
- Fingerprint Sensor: Yes
- NFC: No
- Infrared: No
- Sensor: Fingerprint Scanner, Face ID Fast Charging, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Light Sensor
- Capacity: 3500mAh, nonremovable
- Type: Li-ion
- Fast Charging: No
- OTG Support: No