The Infinix Hot 9 Series is essentially a camera upgrade over the Infinix Hot 8 series.
The Hong Kong based smartphone manufacturer Infinix has finally launched the Infinix Hot 9 series after teasing it for months. The company has launched 2 phones in the series, namely Infinix Hot 9 and Infinix Hot 9 Pro. Although the Infinix Hot 9 was launched In Indonesia in the month of March, the Infinix Hot 9 Pro version is seeing the light of the day for the first time now. Both the phones are supposedly great contenders for the affordable segment. Infinix also started promoting and teasing about the launch of this series on its website and Flipkart from a few days earlier. Finally, as planned, the series was launched on Flipkart at 12 noon on 29th May.
Infinix Hot 9 Series: Pricing and Availability
The Infinix Hot 9 Series is sold exclusively on Flipkart. Even the official website of Infinix is not selling the product directly and referring to Flipkart if someone wishes to buy the device. The phones are just launched and not available right now. The sale will begin at 12 pm (noon) on June 5 and June 8 for the Infinix Hot 9 and Infinix Hot 9 Pro versions respectively.
Launched at slightly different prices than expected.
It was previously estimated that the price of Infinix Hot 9 will be the same as the price in Indonesia. But, it is launched here at a price little above that. The price for Infinix Hot 9 will be Rs 8,499 for the Indian market.
On the other hand, the Infinix Hot 9 Pro version was estimated to be priced at Rs 10,000. But, to everyone’s liking, the company has launched the device at a little lower price of Rs 9,499.
Infinix Hot 9 Series: Features and Specifications.
Both the devices infinix Hot 9 and Hot 9 pro version have a lot of similarities and very few differences. First let’s talk about the similarities.
Common specifications for both devices:
Most of the specifications for both these devices are same. Let’s take a look at them one by one.
- Chipset: Both the devices are powered by 2.0GH Helio P22 (12nm) Octa-Core 64-bit processor.
- RAM: Both the devices have 4GB of RAM.
- Display: 6.6-inch HD+ Punch hole display with a screen resolution of 720×1600 pixels. The aspect ratio is 20:9 and the screen to body ratio is 90.5%.
- Internal Storage: The internal storage of the Infinix Hot 9 Series is 64GB. It is also expandable up to 256GB via a microSD card.
- Battery: 5000mAh long-lasting battery. The company claims the battery can last for up to 30 hours of 4G talk time and 19 days of standby time. For gaming lovers, the company claims to have managed a decent 13 hours of gaming time on a single charge.
- The Infinix Hot 9 and Infinix Hot 9 pro both have a rear fingerprint sensor and also have face unlock functionality as well.
Different aspect between both devices:
The only major difference worth mentioning is the difference in camera specs. Although, the front camera is the same in both the devices with the specifications as 8-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture and LED flash support.
The Infinix Hot 9 and Infinix Hot 9 Pro both feature a quad-camera setup on the rear, the camera sensors are different. The Infinix Hot 9 features a 13-megapixel primary sensor, 2-megapixel macro sensor, 2-megapixel depth sensor, and a Low-light sensor.
On the other hand, the Infinix Hot 9 pro version features a 48-megapixel primary sensor, 2-megapixel macro sensor, 2-megapixel depth sensor along with a Low-light sensor. In the Infinix Hot 9 devices, the rear flash is Triple LED flash. For the Infinix Hot 9 pro devices, it is Quad LED flash.
Infinix Hot 9 & Infinix Hot 9 Pro: Other Specifications
|Box contents||Handset (Inclusive of Battery), Adaptor, USB Cable, TPU Case, Protective Screen Guard, SIM Ejector Pin, Quick Start Guide and Warranty Card|
|SIM Type||Dual Sim (nano+nano)|
|Sound||DTS Surround Sound|
|SAR Value||Head: 0.744 W/kg, Body: 0.770 W/kg|
|Operating System||Android 10|
|Processor Type||MediaTek Helio P22 (64 bit)|
|Processor Core||Octa Core|
|Primary Clock Speed||2 GHz|
|Sensors||Fingerprint, Ambient Light, G-Sensor, Proximity, Gyroscope, E-Compass|
Seeing the success of Infinix Hot 8 series, the company hopes that this series will also turn out to be a great one for them. The sale starts in just a few days. Let’s see what response do they get.
P.S: The previous story where Flipkart teased about the launch can be accessed right here.
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