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Infinix Hot 2 X510 Review

Infinix Hot 2 X510 a.k.a the Hottest one is an upgrade of a very hot entry-level smartphone from Infinix (Infinix Hot).

Infinix Hot 2 comes with a newer version of Android (Lollipop) and runs Android One framework, but still very affordable.

Infinix Hot 2 is the first and still the only Android phone in Nigeria to come with Android One.

The major advantage of Android One is that it ensures that the phone gets the latest version of Android as soon as it becomes available as Google will be responsible for delivering updates and security patches.

Let’s look at the review of the Hottest one in details…

The Design

Infinix Hot 2 Review

Infinix Hot 2 has a more sleek and better design than its predecessor the Hot. The design can be compared to that of Infinix Zero.

The new Infinix Hot 2 has an elegant design and damage resistance built-in that makes it different from the old Hot. It is minimalistic, and perfectly fits in the palm.

Just like most Infinix phones, the power and volume buttons can be found at the right side of the device, while the 3.5 mm audio jack and the microUSB slot can be found on the top side.

The back camera is located at the top-left corner at the back with the LED flash right below it, just like the Zero 2.

At the front, the front camera can be found at the top-left corner of the device.

The dual SIM slot and the microSD slot can be found at the back by removing the back lid of the device.

Infinix Hot 2 measures 145 mm x 71.86 mm x 8.8 mm.

Infinix Hot 2 Review

The Display

Infinix Hot 2 Review

Infinix Hot 2 comes with a 5-inch HD display, with 720 x 1280 resolution, which give 294 pixel per inch.

Hot 2 gives a better display than Infinix Hot.

The device offers awesome color separation and optimized screen brightness, which makes reading and viewing multimedia content on the phone a pleasure.

The color performances and the incredible brightness of this screen make Hot 2 a great device for gaming and video experience.

Colors and Variants

Infinix Hot 2 comes in two models; the 1GB RAM model and the 2GB RAM model.

Hot 2 is also available in many different colors. The colors available are:

  • White
  • Black
  • Red
  • Blue and
  • Gold.

Operating System and Processor

Infinix Hot 2 is powered by 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek processor, which is the same as its predecessor the Hot.

The device comes running Android 5.1 (Lollipop) and is loaded with Android One framework as mentioned earlier, which offers a better battery performance.

Memory

Infinix Hot 2 is available in two RAM versions (1GB and 2GB), with both featuring a 16GB internal storage that is upgradable to up to 32 GB with the help of a microSD card.

Performance

With 1.3GHz quad-core processor and 1GB/2GB RAM, the Hot 2 is expected to perform well when surfing the web, and playing video games.

The quad-core processor might not be the best for running multiple heavy apps at the same time, especially if you are using the 1GB version.

The device scored a total of 18569 in the AnTuTu benchmark test.

Infinix Hot 2 Review

Infinix Hot 2 Review

Connectivity

Infinix Hot 2 comes with 3G and 2G support is good enough for surfing the web. The device also features hotspot, Wi-Fi, and bluetooth version 4.0 for sharing of media.

Camera

Infinix Hot 2 Review

Unlike the Infinix Hot that came with 5MP front camera, the Hot 2 comes with an upgraded 8-megapixel front camera that ensures your photos come out better than before.

Its 2-megapixel front camera won’t exactly give you the best selfies, but it does the job.

Battery

Hot 2 comes with 2200mAh battery and the Android Lollipop coupled with the Android One framework ensures that the battery gives a better performance.

Price and Availability

Infinix Hot 2 is now available in Nigeria. The 1GB RAM version can be bought for NGN 17,500, while the 2GB RAM version is sold for NGN 19,500. Given what the phone can do, the prices is more than a bargain.

Infinix Hot 2 X510

Infinix Hot 2 X510
6.44

Design

7/10

    Performance

    7/10

      Camera

      5/10

        Battery

        6/10

          Price

          8/10

            Pros

            • Affordable
            • Android One
            • Good design
            • 16GB ROM

            Cons

            • Quad-core processor
            • Lack of 4G
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