A few months ago, May precisely, Infinix hit the market with the Hot 6 series, the device came in three variant, the standard, lite and pro. Although the three device feature closely similar specs, Hot 6 Pro stands out to be the elder in the series, it sports a Qualcomm chip while the other two continues with the MediaTek chip. Now, however, Hot 6 Pro will be getting a successor, the Hot 6X but this device will be taking the form of the Hot S3X which launched in August.
Infinix Hot 6X Key Specifications
- Display — 6.2-inch HD+ IPS LCD 2.5D curved capacitive touchscreen in 19:9 aspect ratio
- Dimension — 157.02 x 75.7 x 8.35mm
- Rear camera — 13MP + 2MP with a Quad LED flash
- Front camera — 8MP with AI mode, f/2.0 aperture and LED flash
- RAM — 2GB or 3GB
- Internal Storage — 16GB or 32GB (expandable up to 128GB)
- Processor — 1.3GHz Quad-core Snapdragon 425 SoC
- Operating system — XOS based on Android 8.1 Oreo
- Connectivity — Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS
- Battery — 4,000mAh
Design and Display
Infinix Hot 6X shares a similar design with the Hot 6 Pro but it looks a lot more like the Hot S3X. The 6.2-inch device uses an HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a 1440 x 720 pixels in resolution for clear visuals. The device comes with less bezel, it stretches up to 87% screen-to-body ratio with a 500-nit brightness on a 19:9 aspect ratio. A notch is present on the front and a single selfie cam.
The body is made from a polycarbonate plastic material which makes it a lightweight phone and easy to hold.
The fingerprint scanner remains in its usual position below the dual camera same as the company’s logo. Hot 6X has its rear camera position vertically, same as Hot S3X and it measures 8.5mm in thickness as well.
Hardware and Software
Hot 6X did not get any improvement in the internal, it uses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset which is the same as the Hot 6 Pro. It’s a 64-bit SoC and clocked at a 1.3GHz quad-core speed.
It comes in two storage variant, 2GB + 16GB internal and 3GB + 32GB internal and both are expandable up to 128GB using a memory card. The device runs on the most recent Android 8.1 Oreo OS with the company’s customized OS, XOS 3.3.
Camera, Network, and Connectivity
In the camera department, Infinix Hot 6X is sports dual 13MP + 2MP rear camera, it comes with features like Portrait Mode and also lets you take photographs with Bokeh Effect.
The main 13-megapixel comes with f/1.8 aperture while the secondary 2-megapixel has f/2.4 with a quad LED flash. The 8MP selfie camera it equipped with AI Beauty Mode, Face ID (for security), dedicated flash and f/2.0 aperture lens.
Other connectivity options include 4G LTE connectivity, Bluetooth 4.2, WI-FI, WI-FI Hotspot, A-GPS, GLONASS and of course it uses dual Micro SIMs. You’ll also find a 3.5mm jack and a USB port.
Price And Availability
Infinix Hot 6X is already available in the market and online stores in multiple countries and it goes for about 130$. However, it could be cheaper or more expensive, depending on where you’re buying it from.
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