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Infinix Hot S3 Full Spec, Review And Price

The Infinix mobile Smartphone is a joint adventure of ex sagem wireless, which is mob wire. The Infinix Company was founded in January 2012 in Hong Kong. The Infinix series are android powered smart phones. Infinix currently promotes various products that are under their line. Their product line is composed of ZERO, HOT S, SMART and HOT, NOTE in the global market place. Being a premium Smartphone brand from TRANSSION holding with the influence of French design, it comes in vast types of designs.

A new and reenergized design from Infix is the popular 18:9 aspect ratio. It majorly showcases a Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset with an 8.0 Oreo android operating system. Besides it has a refined front camera with a 20 MP most recommended for selfies. As a matter of fact, it is classified as a mid class phone although the design communicates more than just a mid-class phone. The main features for Infinix Hot S3 are listed briefly below:

An android based Operating system; Android 8.0 Oreo with an XOS version 3.0

Dual nano SIM


A screen display size of 5.65 Inches HD IPS Touch screen

Resolution: 720 x 1440 pixels with 285 pixels per inch.

Processor: Octa-core 1.40 GHz, Snapdragon 430 chipset.

Random Access Memory: 3GB

Internal storage: 32GB

External Storage: supports microSD, up to 128 GB

Back Camera: 13 mega pixels with a LED Flash

Front Camera: 20 MP with a LED Flash

Battery: 4000 mAh (non-removable)

Infinix Hot S3 body.

Infinix Hot S3 has prominent colors which are sandstone black and the brush Gold. The edges are finely curved in that handling becomes easier to anyone. The body makes the phone quite comfortable in the hand when held. The curve as well boosts the sleekly design. The keyboard is full touch, with top notch sensitivity. Furthermore, the cover is made of plastic unibody material. The dimensions are 152.30 ×72.80×8.40mm with the height, width and thickness respectively. Posing a weight of 150 grams, it is easily portable in any normal pocket without much tussle.


The Infinix Hot S3 Smart phone screen for the first time has an aspect ratio of 18.9. It boasts a multi-touch display which gives it a notch higher that a good number of phones do not have. The multi-touch touch screen type has an output of up to 16m colors. In addition to a HD IPS, its size is actually 5.65 inches. Infinix Hot S3 is great when watching movies on phone as well as playing games. Its fine display show cases a 720×1440 pixel full HD display. Complementing the sleekly design is a 2.5D curve at the edges, outlining a total of two hundred and eighty five dots per square inch.

Hot S3 Infinix network.

Infinix Hot S3 smart phone supports a variety of networks, these are the 2G Network, 3G Network and finally the 4G Network platform. 3GSM:850/900/1800/1900 MHz for 2G Network, WCDMA: 2100 MHz (900/1700/1900/2100 MHz for LATAM) and LTE which is globally for 4G Network. It has a dual standby SIM.

Memory and the Operating system.

Hot S3 is crisp in terms of storage with high performance. You have little or no worries at all when we talk of space. Phone freezing would be quite hard due to the sufficient space both for running the system and applications and not to mention space for personal files and favorite media. The Infinix Hot S3 has an internal memory of 32GB with a micro SD card slot supporting up to extended memory of 128GB to those who might need more storage with the device.

The Random Access Memory has a capacity of 3GB, which in my view is sufficient to run a good number of applications. Its android operating system is 8.0 Oreo with XOS V3.0 skins. The XOS has the best sleek and offers the best designed user experience. Moreover, the processors are Octa-core at 1.4GHz with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset, which is a Mali GPU for a better notch in processing experience needed. Well, talking of performance, Infinix Hot S3 outstands.

Hot S3 audio qualities.

Crispy sound makes the phone’s sound be a notch higher. It has a loudspeaker with 3.5mm jack audio port giving a variety of alerts types which are MP3 ringtones, MIDI and the Vibration. The phone is boxed with earphones in one package.

Internet and Connectivity.

The 2G platform uses GPRS for up to 85.6 kbps and the EDGE it goes up to 236.8 kbps.

3G platform connects up to 42.2 mbps downlink, up to 11.5 mbps uplink. It works with 4G platform too.

It connects to Wi-Fi, the Wi-Fi hotspot, and Wi-Fi 802-11 b/g. The Bluetooth version is 4.2 A2DP, A-GPS, No NFC, type –C USB without OTG support.

Video and Camera.

Infinix Hot S3 has an elegant camera view. That includes both primary and secondary cameras, which features a 1080p@30fps video output. The primary camera is 13 MP, which auto refocuses with an addition of Dual LED flash providing an outstanding Selfie experience to many people.

The secondary camera is 20 MP featuring dual Selfie Flash with beautifier and face detection. Ideally, phone generally can be considered as a Selfie phone.

To add on top, Infinix Hot S3 has fine camera finish with phase and face detection, auto-focus, beautifier among other minor features.

Battery qualities.

It has a built in battery of a capacity of up to 4000mAh, Li-Ion model. It facilitates a quick charge technology giving the user more of the screen time with minimal charging duration.

Infinix Hot S3 other features.

It is built with a combination of sensors. The accelerometer, compass, light sensor, proximity and rear finger print. The fingerprint scanner has an effective phone unlocking system, boosting the security system of the Hot S3 Infinix smart phone. The browser features HTML 5. Other miscellaneous like the MP4/H.264 player, document viewer, flash player, video and photo editor.

Price and Proximity

The phone is available in Nigeria, Kenya and India. In Nigeria it cost around 55,000 naira, in Kenya it costs around KES 15,699 and Rs. 10000 in India. It is available for sale both online and offline in Nigeria. Apparently, the phone will also be available for sale in other African countries.

Infinix Hot S3 similar phones

The specification of Infinix Hot S3 may be interesting, but you may require a different phone other than this phone. Tecno Camon CM works well for an alternative. It features similar specifications as Infinix Hot S3. They both particularly have a similar aspect ratio of 18:9. Another alternative is a later version which is the Infinix Zero 5. For that person who would wish be loyal to Infinix, and save on high costs as well, Infinix Note 4 is a good solution for you.

Wrap up

The Infinix Hot S3, 18.9 screen aspect ratio, Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset and Android 8.0 Oreo, is the company’s’ first launch. Generally, a mid range Smartphone with outstanding features, in my view, I would recommend this phone for somebody. When going to get a new smart phone, there are important aspects that you should look at. The entail the processor, RAM and camera. Other features may follow afterwards.


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