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Infinix Hot S5 Vs Hot 8; Specifications And Price Comparison

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Infinix Hot S5 Vs Hot 8; Specifications And Price Comparison

Amongst many Android smartphones released this year by Infinix Mobile, Infinix Hot S5 and Infinix Hot 8 seem to have gathered much attention on the web because of the exciting features that come with the phones. Here is a full comparison of their specifications of these two devices and prices in Nigeria.

In comparing Hot S5 vs Hot 8, you will discover that both of these devices boast of specs that are very similar. This can be difficult for an average mobile phone user hoping to choose which one to buy between both smartphones. The essence of this post though, is to highlight the most important things you need to know about the smartphones by putting them side by side and taking a look at their unique features. That way, you can be able to decide which of them is best for you at the moment.

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Design And Display

Beyond the bright colours (Quetzal Cyan and Violet for Infinix Hot S5, and the  Cosmic Purple and Black for Infinix Hot 8), a look at the physical appearances of these two, reveals carefully designed and beautifully crafted smartphones.

While Hot S5 boasts of a 6.6-inch IPS LCD display, with a resolution of 720 X 1600 pixels and 266 PPI, Hot 8 sports a 6.52-inch IPS LCD display, with a resolution of 720 X 1600 pixels and 269 PPI. Hot S5 has a 90.5% screen-to-body ratio while that of Hot 8 is 81.52%.

Obviously, here the winner is Hot S5 since the display size is a little bit higher than that of Hot 8.

Camera And Battery

At the power department, HotS5 comes equipped with a 4000mAh Li-ion battery, which is lower compared to the 5000mAh Li-ion battery that is available on Hot 8. making the later a better option in terms of power.

While Hot S5 features a rear triple camera setup (16 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP) and a 32 MP selfie sensor, Hot 8 also comes with a triple rear camera setup which includes a 13 MP, 2MP, and QVGA (Low light sensor) that delivers impressive shots, with an 8 MP selfie sensor. The good thing about all these cameras on both devices is that they support AI beautification, Face detection, Continuous shooting, etc.

So, clearly, while Infinix Hot 8 leads in the power department, Infinix Hot S5 completely overshadows it in the camera section.

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Software And Hardware

The similarities between both devices are quite seen here more than any other place. On the operating systems, both Hot S5 and Hot 8 run on Android 9.0 Pie, powered by MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22 chipset, clocked at 2GHz.

They both feature a 4 GB RAM and 64 GB of Internal Storage expandable to 256 GB with a MicroSD card. But, there are other variants of these smartphones with different configurations( RAM and storage sizes). Hot S5 Lite is also available, as well as Hot 8 Lite.

On the connectivity, both smartphones come with support for 4G LTE, Bluetooth, WiFi, and Hotspot. They also come with a Fingerprint scanner each at the rear.

Infinix Hot S5 vs Infinix Hot 8: Price And Availability

Infinix Hot S5 price in Nigeria currently starts from N45,000 while that of Hot 8 starts from N35,000. Both devices are available for purchase and can be gotten online from Jumia and Konga.

You can also buy them from major smartphone stores around the country. Especially in places lie Computer Village, Ikeja.

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Infinix Hot S5 vs Infinix Hot 8 Full Specs Comparison

SPECS COMPARISONHOT S5HOT 8
Launch DateOctober 2019September 2019
BrandInfinixInfinix
PriceN45,000N35,000
 

DESIGN

Dimension164 x 76 x 7.9 mm (6.46 x 2.99 x 0.31 in)165 x 76.3 x 8.7 mm (6.50 x 3.00 x 0.34 in)
Weight178 gram179 gram
BuildFront/back glass, aluminum frameFront/back glass, aluminum frame
Notchpunch-hole designYes, waterdrop design 
SIMDual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
 DISPLAY
Display TypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colorsIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size6.6 inches, 102.1 cm2 (~81.9% screen-to-body ratio)6.52 inches, 102.6 cm2 (~81.5% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi density)720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~269 ppi density)
ProtectionCorning Gorilla Glass 3

– 2.5D Curved Glass

Corning Gorilla Glass 3

– 2.5D Curved Glass

 

CAMERA

Rear Camera16MP + 5MP + 2MP13MP + 2MP + QVGA (Low light sensor)
Camera FeaturesAutofocus

Continuous shooting

Digital zoom

Digital image stabilization

Geotagging

Panorama

HDR

Touch focus

Face detection

Autofocus

Continuous shooting

Digital zoom

Geotagging

Panorama

HDR

Touch focus

Face detection

White balance settings

Front Camera32MP8MP
Camera  FeaturesFace Beautification

HDR+

FaceID,

HDR

 

BATTERY

Battery Capacity4000mAh5000mAh
Fast ChargeYesYes
 

PLATFORM

Operating SystemAndroid 9.0 (Pie)Android 9.0 (Pie)
ChipsetMediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm)Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm
CPUOcta-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUPowerVR GE8320PowerVR GE8320
 MEMORY
RAM4GB4GB
Internal Storage64GB64GB
Card SlotYes, up to 256 GB via microSD card (uses dedicated slot)Yes, up to 256 GB via microSD card (uses dedicated slot)
 

NETWORK AND CONNECTIVITY

USBMicro USB 2.0, USB OTGMicro USB 2.0, USB OTG
BluetoothBluetooth 5.0Bluetooth 5.0
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspotWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
FM RadioYesYes
Network Support4G, 3G, 2G4G, 3G, 2G
SIM 1Supports all Nigerian SIM networks(MTN, 9Mobile, Airtel, Glo, etcSupports all Nigerian SIM networks(MTN, 9Mobile, Airtel, Glo, etc
SIM 2Supports all Nigerian SIM networks(MTN, 9Mobile, Airtel, Glo, etcSupports all Nigerian SIM networks(MTN, 9Mobile, Airtel, Glo, etc
 

OTHER FEATURES

SensorsFingerprint (rear-mounted sensor), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compassFingerprint (in-display sensor), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
ColorsDawn Blue, Dark Jade, Sky CyanQuetzal Cyan, Violet
Java SupportNoNo
GamesYes, Downloadable from Google Play storeYes, Downloadable from Google Play store
MessagesSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IMSMS(threaded view), MMS, Email, Push Email, IM

 

In Conclusion

Based on the specifications on the two mobile phones, Infinix Hot S5 is obviously the winner and the better option to buy. However, on the affordability, Hot 8 stands tall.

 

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