The latest report shows that the Infinix Hot 8 android smartphone will start receiving XOS v5.5 custom skin update based on Android Pie with some other interesting software packages like the Social Turbo, Game Assistant, and the latest gesture-based features. This latest update will kick-off in India and will bring a host of new features with an updated Android security patch.
According to what we gathered, Infinix Hot 8 will also get a beautification feature for WhatsApp video calls, a peek mode for privacy, and more. The company confirmed that this new update is meant to bring the December Android security patch, as well as the updated GMS (Google Mobile Services) v201910 package.
Talking about new features arriving with the update, the notable ones in including Social Turbo that the company calls a WhatsApp Assistant, and adds features like WhatsApp call recorder and customizable stickers among others. Listed below is a breakdown of the features introduced by the XOS v5.5 update:
Social Turbo / WhatsApp Assistant
The Social Turbo set includes a WhatsApp call recorder and a ‘Video Beauty’ beautification feature for WhatsApp video calls. The update also adds a ‘Peek Mode’ that lets users read a message without alerting the sender, while the new flash notification feature alerts users by flickering the LED flash when they receive a new message. There is also a ‘Clean WhatsApp’ feature that lets users clean the media received via WhatsApp that is hogging up internal storage.
- XOS v5.5 update also adds a new ‘Answer with a Gesture’ feature that lets users answer an incoming call by just using hand gestures, without even touching their phone.
- The new ‘Smart Screen Lifting’ feature lights up the phone’s screen when users pick it up.
- There is a new ‘Game Assistant’ feature that provides quick controls for certain tools in a panel that can be accessed by just swiping from the side. Lastly, the ‘Game Anti-Interference’ mode blocks notifications and reminders, except those for incoming calls and alarms.