Infinix Hot S4 - Specifications, Price, Pros and Cons

After the launch of the Infinix Hot 7, the company has just launched another sleek, but powerful smartphone again. Infinix S4, the upgraded version of the Infinix Hot S3x that we saw last year (2018). The device was launched in two variants, one with a 3GB Ram and other with 6GB Ram.

The smartphone is dubbed as Infinix Hot S4, and this actually the first Infinix device to come with the latest Android 9 OS. Again, design-wise, it is the first device from Infinix to have a waterdrop-shaped display notch and triple rear-camera setup. This is a huge improvement. Obviously, middle range smartphones no longer suck.

Infinix Hot S4 - Specification Summary
  • Network: 2G | 3G | 4G LTE
  • SIM Type: Dual Nano SIM
  • Display Size: 6.2" HD+ Waterdrop Display
  • Resolution: 720 x 1520 pixels HD
  • Dimension: 152.2mm x 73mm x 7.9mm
  • Operating System: XOS 5.0 based on Android™ 9 Pie
  • Processor: Mediatek’s Helio P22 SoC, Cortex-A53, 2.2 GHz Quad-Core
  • Ram: 3GB | 6GB
  • Internal Storage: 32GB | 64GB
  • Card slot: MicroSD expansion up to 128GB
  • Front Camera: 32MP Selfie Camera
  • Rear Camera: 13MP+8MP+2MP Triple Rear Camera
  • Battery: 4000mAh non-removable battery capacity
  • Weight: 141 grams
Infinix Hot S4 - Design and Display

The Infinix Hot S4 features a massive 6.26-inch 720p IPS LCD display with a 19:9 aspect ratio and water drop notch at the top housing the front-facing camera and a minimal bezel all around except for the slightly thicker chin at the bottom. It follows the Samsung V-notch design, the device is sleek, incredibly slim and lightweight.

Also, it has a dimension of 152.2 x 73 x 7.9mm and weighs just 141 grams. The device very sleek and fit perfectly in hand. The device will be available in three different color variants (Milan Black, Sapphire Cyan, Gold) with 2.5D glass covering both on the front and on the rear. At the back is a squared-shaped fingerprint sensor that is neatly embedded right above the Infinix logo.

The back of the HOT S4 is made of glass with a Triple camera setup, an LED flash under, it also has a dual SIM slot as well as a dedicated MicroSD card for additional storage. On the right-hand side of the device are the power button and volume adjustment buttons.

Infinix Hot S4 - Performance, Storage and Camera

Nothing less than a fast performance would be appreciated from the beautifully designed smartphone, Infinix already knows and that is why they have packed the device with a Mediatek’s Helio P22 SoC alongside four cores of Cortex-A53 processors with maximum clock speed of 2.2GHz to bring you the fast performance that user crave for.

The device can withstand any heavy usage and multitasking. Perfect for gaming and streaming online videos. And to further enhance the performance, the Hot S4 runs on the latest version of Infinix’s native XOS 5.0 based on Google’s latest Android 9.0 Pie operating system. As mentioned before, this is the first smartphone from Infinix to launch with Android 9 Pie out-of-the-box.

Also, game lovers will love this device, the Hot 4 has a PowerVR GE8320 GPU that can handle gaming and graphic-demanding tasks.

As for the storage, the Infinix Hot S4 has two storage configuration. The base version comes with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of built-in memory while the higher version has a storage combination of 6GB RAM and 64GB ROM. Both variants also support an SD card expansion up to 128GB. The large storage capacity gives you the power to store more.

Most buyers based their decisions on a quality camera, here the Infinix HOT S4 comes with a triple rear camera. The device has a primary 13MP camera with an f/2.0 aperture, a secondary 8MP sensor, and a third 2MP f/2.0 wide-angle lens. The lenses are aligned vertically and below them is a Quad-LED flash for effective subject illumination under conditions of low-light.

While, on the front, it houses a 32MP selfie camera and some camera features of the Hot S4 camera include Portrait mode, Auto-HDR, Geo-tagging, Touch focus, Face detection, Panorama, and 1080P @ 30fps.

Infinix Hot S4 - Battery and Connectivity

The battery capacity is another deciding feature, and the Hot S4 comes with a normal 4000mAh battery capacity that promises a full day usage under heavy usage. The device also comes with fast charge support. 

Connectivity options on the Infinix Hot S4 include 4G LTE connectivity, WiFi (IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n ), WiFi hotspot, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS, OTG, 3.5mm jack, while the Sensors include G-sensor, Light Sensor, E-Compass, Proximity Sensor, Gyroscope Sensor, and Fingerprint.

Infinix Hot S4 - Price and Availability

Currently, the device is available for order in Nigeria at a recommended retail price of 49,900 Naira for the 3G Ram and 32GB version. And, 64,500 Naira for the 6GB Ram and 64GB version.

Also, the price may differ depending on the location you are buying the device from.

Infinix Hot S4 - Pros
  • 4G LTE for fast internet browsing and downloads
  • Lots of internal storage, up to 32GB/ 64GB and can also be expandable
  • Quality triple AI camera for taking beautiful and clearer pictures even in low light
  • Good performance powered by a 3GB/6GB Ram and latest Android 9 OS
  • Top security with both face lock and fingerprint scanner
  • Designed with glossy glass body
Infinix Hot S4 - Cons
  • No notable issue with this device considering the price
Finally, the HOT S4 is an impressive device with a powerful feature and beautiful design. The price is affordable and the device is worth buying. I would recommend the device to anyone wanting to buy another device that can afford it.
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