Infinix Hot S3 (4GB RAM, 64GB)  +1 variation

price₹ 10,999 onwards

launchFeb, 2018

29.0

excellence score

72.0

value for money score

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Design

  • Modern, trendy looks with minimal bezels
  • Textured power button comes handy while pulling out the phone from your pocket - you precisely know which button to press
  • The fingerprint sensor at the back is easy to reach and unlocks the device almost instantaneously
  • Bright, vivid 5.65 inch display with a HD+ resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels and a tall, modern 18:9 aspect ratio - which basically allows for more screen real estate in a compact form factor

Software

  • Infinix has customized the Android operating system with a light skin called XOS 3.0, which brings a tweaked icon and launcher system, apart from features such as dual accounts, and a file sharing service - it all works reasonably well

Performance

  • Good day-to-day performance, thanks to the solid Snapdragon 430 SoC - basic tasks such as calling, social networking, clicking pictures and running multiple apps are smooth, and games are also handled reasonably well

Camera

  • You can trigger the camera by double pressing the volume down button
  • Good selfie camera, easily one of the best in the budget segment - and arguably better than the previous selfie camera leader in this segment, the Redmi Y1 - the camera is really quick to focus on the subject, and then layers the picture with beautification stuff to give you a crisp and beautified selfie - the beautification seems natural and and it isn’t as aggressive as that of its Chinese rivals - there is also a dual LED flash at the front to capture selfies in low-light, which is a great addition
  • Rear camera is decent too, though not anything special like the selfie camera

Audio

  • The speaker placed at the bottom could have been better - it is quite easy to cover the speaker and the overall sound profile is somewhat flat

Battery

  • Very good battery life - can last up to two full days of moderate use (again going one up on the Redmi Y1 which is its primary competitor)

More

  • On the whole, the Infinix Hot S3 is one of the more impressive all-rounders in the budget segment, and will provide strong competition to the Xiaomi phones that otherwise dominate this segment

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Infinix Hot S3 (4GB RAM, 64GB) Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 8.0 OreoLow likelihood of getting updated to next Android version
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size5.65 inches
Screen Resolution720x1440 pixels (~ 285 pixels per inch)
Display Features
  • 2.5D Curved Glass
  • FullView Display
Sensors
  • Ambient Light Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • G-sensor
  • Hall Sensor
  • Notification LED
Fingerprint sensorYes
Processor/RAM
Processor1.5 GHz, Octa Core, Qualcomm Snapdragon 430Ranked #63 in Mobile Procesor Benchmarks
GPUAdreno 505
RAM4 GB
Memory
Internal Memory64 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 128 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity4000 mAh
Dimensions
Weight150 gm
Thickness8.54 mm
Camera
Camera13.0 MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • F/2.0 Aperture
  • Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF)
  • 5P lens
  • HDR
  • Panorama
Secondary Camera20.0 MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • F/2.0 Aperture
  • Dual LED Flash
  • Beauty Mode
  • HDR
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
USBYes
WiFiYes
4GYes
VoLTEYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes
CompassYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes
More
  • Face Unlock
  • USB On-The-Go

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