Infinix Mobility launched the Infinix Hot S in Pakistan today and with it came a lot of firsts for the mobile manufacturer. The Hot S is Infinix’s first device with a full metal body, the first device to come with a finger print scanner and the very first device to run on their all new XOS software based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Infinix’s CEO and Co – Founder Mr. Andy Yan took to the stage, to take off the curtains on their new device.
The Infinix Hot S comes with a 5.2 inch 720p IPS Display on a Full Metal body with a streamline finish. Cortex 1.3 GHz Octa (8) Core processor with 64 bit architecture and a MALI-T720 GPU. On the memory front, the device comes in two models 2GB RAM / 16GB internal memory and a 3GB RAM / 16GB variant. The 3GB RAM edition will be launched at a later undisclosed date.
Now lets talk about the camera, the Hot S comes with a 13MP rear camera with Dual LED flash and an 8MP front facing camera with Ultra Pixel technology, front flash light and a 120 degree wide angle selfie shot. It also has a new video recording and editing software called Movie Magic, which is really helpful for those who like to tweak and filter their videos.
The finger print sensor on the back adds an extra layer of protection to the device, and from the brief time I spent with the device, I can say the scanner showed around 99% accuracy, which is quite impressive for their first time. The scanner is also placed very well, so it makes unlocking the device very fluid and easy.
On the software side of things, the Hot S comes with Infinix’s brand new OS theme, called XOS Chameleon 2.0 running on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It is a much improved version of its predecessor XUI, and it really did feel a whole lot snappier too. The new XOS has a lot of changes, some of which include apps such as XHide (Hide Apps for security), Interactive dial and Freezer. Now, the freezer option in particular caught my eye. What it basically does is, keeps unused apps from using the memory in the background. This is very helpful for longer battery life and overall RAM consumption.
Talking about the battery the HOT S comes with a 3000 mAh battery which should ideally last you a day. Though we can only confirm once we get our own review device. Other features include, dual sim support with 4G and a MicroSD card slot which can support up to 128GB. The Hot S comes in 5 colors, Champagne Gold, Med Blue, Glossy Silver, Berlin Gray and Rose Gold and will be available for pre-order exclusively on Yayvo.com for PKR 16,899.
HOT S SPECS SHEET
- Display: 5.2 inch 720p IPS
- CPU: Cortex 1.3 GHz Octa – core with
- GPU: Mali T720 MP3 450 MHz
- RAM: 2/3GB
- Internal Storage: 16GB (with microSD slot up to 128GB)
- Rear Camera: 13MP with Dual LED Flash, Nite Mode etc.
- Front Camera: 8MP with Front flash and 120 degree wide angle shot
- Finger Print Sensor
- Battery: 3000 mAh
- 4G LTE
- Dual Sim
- Android 6.0 Marshmallow
So what do you guys think about the device? Do let us know in the comment section below.