Infinix Hot 8– Full Specifications & Price in Nigeria – pro and con

This device is worth buying. It’s such a beauty embedded with great features, even at pocket friendly price.

The first impression from this latest phone is the impressive and huge battery life that gives it users enough time to enjoy the phone without worry of the battery dying on them.

Nevertheless, some updates that are missing in the older phones have been included in this device for better performance.

This article will look at the main and essential features of the phone aside the huge battery.

Design and Display: Infinix Hot 8

This device arrived with colour-dradient rear with different beautiful colors; ice blue, Milan black, berlin grey and purple. The plastic painting and its finishing makes the phone feel premium. In order to protect the back from scratches, the case that came with the device should be used, also the fingerprint magnet is mounted at the back.

You will love everything about this device, the volume buttons are also not left out as they all well placed in their right positions. By the left hand side is the slot that houses the two nano sim cards and the MicroSD. At the bottom are found the headphone jack, speaker grill and a micro-USB charging port.

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At the back aside the finger print sensor, there is the triple camera set up there as well..

The device is slightly curved at the back for one-handed usage and a better grip. We can say the weight of the device is a little bit much, thanks to its large battery.

On the bezel at the top is the selfie camera and the LED flash located.

Infinix hot 8 is designed with 6.52 water drop notch display which is accompanied with resolution of 1600 x 720 pixels. The viewing angle of this phone is quite decent and its colors are produced so well that reading at any time is convenient.

The body to screen ration of Infinix Hot 8 is 20:9, ultra-wide that makes streaming and watching videos fun, either online or offline.

Performance: Infinix Hot 8

The device is powered by an octa-core Mediatek Helio P22 chip which is accompanied with 2GB RAM and 32GB storage capacity.

Infinix Hot 8 will perform efficiently when playing all kind of games, editing pictures or videos, viewing documents and multi-tasking on the go.

This infinix series has some already installed apps on it, to make life beter for its users, the likes of digital wellbeing, game mode, smart panel and Google files app that are also preinstalled to function as file manager.

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Infinix Hot 8 comes with a 5000mAH Inbuilt battery embedded in it. We can say this is a powerhouse. The battery can sustain the phone for two days om heavy usage.

Infinix Hot 8 is also made with support for Safaricom’s 4G VoLTE.

Cameras: Infinix Hot 8

Infinix Hot 8 has triple back camera setups with f/1.8, a 13MP of primary sensor with the aperture, selfie snapper of 8MP with f/2.0 and lastly the 2MP depth sensor. The device supports different options on its camera; video live filter, beauty, HDR, AI Cam, Bokeh, wide selfie, AR Shot and Panorama.

The cameras that comes with this device is worth noting, because they are capable of taking decent shots under sunlight and at night.

Infinix Hot 8 is available at stores, offline and online and its available in different variants such as the; 4G and 3G(Lite).

As stated earlier, Infinix Hot 8 is recommendable for heavy for users as its battery life is the major key feature that makes is outstanding among its competitors.

This smartphone is the real deal, at its price.

Infinix Hot 8 Price and Availability.

Infinix Hot 8 price in Nigeria starts at 37,000 Naira for the model with 2GB RAM, 41,000 Naira for the model with 3GB RAM, and 47,000 for the model with 4GB/64GB.

Infinix Hot 8 Specifications


Name Infinix
Model Hot 8
Date September 2019


2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
Sim Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Body And Display

Dimension 165 x 76.3 x 7mm
Weight 180g
Screen Type LCD IPS capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Screen Size 6.6 inches [90.3% Screen-to-body ratio]
Resolution 1600 x 720 pixels, 20:9 ratio ~296 PPI
Colors Quetzal Cyan, Cosmic Purple, Shark Grey, Midnight Black
2.5D curved glass

Device Platform

OS Android 9.0 (Pie); XOS V5.0
Chipset MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22
CPU 2.0 GHz Octa-core Cortex A53
GPU PowerVR GE8320


Internal 32/64GB
SD Card Yes, Micro SDcard Up-to 256GB


Front Camera 8MP, f/2.0
Features HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Main Camera Triple Camera

13 MP, f/1.8

2 MP, f/2.0, Depth Sensor

2 MP, F/1.8, Dedicated for Low light

Features LED flash, HDR, panorama
Video 1080p@30fps


WIFI Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, WiFi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
Radio Yes
USB Micro USB 2.0, USB On-The-Go


Alert Types Vibration; Sounds
Loudspeaker Yes
Earphone Yes

Other Features

Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass, light
Messaging SMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM)
Browser HTML5
– XviD/MP4/MKV/H.265 player

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/APE/Flac player

– Photo/video editor

– Document viewer


CAP Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery

Ikechukwu Youwin

this articles was written by ikechukwu for, Ikechukwu is a University graduate, he holds a degree in Economics from the University of Nigerian Nsuka (UNN).Read more

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