Infinix Hot 4 Hands-on Review – First Impressions

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The last of the three new smartphones from Infinix is the cheapest among the bunch. This is the Infinix Hot 4 — a 5.5-inch Android handset with decent specifications and LTE at a sub-Php6k price tag. Here’s our quick initial impressions of the device.

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The phone’s display is an HD IPS panel giving it a typical 267ppi pixel density. It’s got wide viewing angles and over saturated colors even though it’s not an OLED panel. A 5MP front-facing camera is located on top of the display and a trio of capacitive buttons below.

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The right-hand side has the volume rocker and the power/lock button that’s positioned a bit lower for easy reach. The left is left bare with no ports or buttons.

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The top has the 3.5mm headphone jack while the bottom end of the phone houses the micro-USB port and the microphone.

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The rear panel of the handset is removable giving access to the SIM card and microSD card slots. We also have the 8MP rear camera with a single LED flash, the circular fingerprint scanner, and the loudspeaker at the back. The back cover comes in various colors with a 3D texture depending on the variant.

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What’s powering the handset is a quad-core processor from MediaTek namely the MT6580. It’s got 2GB of RAM and 16GB of expandable storage as well. The Infinix Hot 4 available in country has has 4G LTE and a 4000mAh battery which could easily last for two days or longer depending on your usage. It’s running Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box skinned with XOS.

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The Infinix Hot 4 is yet another option for those who wants a smartphone with large battery capacity to help them last on the road longer. Its plastic build is well-built plus the textured back panel gives it a slight touch of style when placed on the table.

Infinix Hot 4 specs:
  • 5.5-inch IPS LCD display, @ 1280 x 720 pixels, 267ppi
  • 1.3GHz MediaTek MT6580 quad-core CPU
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB storage
  • up to 32GB via microSD
  • 8MP AF rear camera w/ LED flash
  • 5MP front camera
  • Dual-SIM
  • 4G LTE
  • WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n
  • Bluetooth 4.1
  • GPS, A-GPS
  • USB OTG
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • XOS (Android Marshmallow)
  • 4,000mAh battery w/ quick charge
  • 152.6 x 76.2 x 8.8mm
  • 175g

(yugatech.com, https://goo.gl/6jEsUP)

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