Infinix Zero 3 X552 (Infinix Hero) is the latest powerful mid-range smartphone from Infinix and currently sitting at the top of our list of best Infinix smartphones.
The Infinix Zero 3, is designed for breathtaking viewing and amazing image-capturing capability as well as for jaw-dropping performance and superb sound quality.
Zero 3 is the successor of the Infinix Zero 2 and it is arriving just in time for the holidays.
The Zero 3 is a powerful smartphone that can compete well with the big guys in the smartphone market, yet is still affordable.
The Review of the Zero 3 in Details
Infinix Zero 3 features a similar design as the previous Infinix Zeros, but it is bigger that the previous two.
The Zero 3 comes with a 5.5-inch display but still maintains a very sleek and premium design.
The 5.5-inch display of the device is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3, while the frame is built with aluminium.
Just like the previous Zeros, the microSD card slot, the power button and the volume button can be found on the right side of the device, while the nano SIM slot remains on the left side.
Just like the first Zero, the massive 20.7MP back camera of the Zero 3 is located at the top-left corner at the back, with the flash LED beside it on its right side.
A major difference in the design of the Zero 3 and the previous Zeros is the loudspeaker and the mircoUSB port.
Infinix moved the microUSB port of the Zero 3 to the bottom side and the loudspeaker to the bottom-center at the back, while the 3.5mm audio jack remains at the top side of the device.
As already mentioned, the sleek and portable Infinix Zero 3 comes with a huge 5.5-inch IPS full HD display with 1080 x 1920 resolution, which translates into a high pixel density of about 401 pixels per inch.
The Zero 3 display is very suitable for watching videos and playing video games. You should expect impressive viewing experience with the Infinix Zero 3.
Colors and Variants
Infinix Zero 3 comes in two models; the 16GB ROM model and the 32GB ROM model.
The device also comes in variety of appealing colors.
The colors available can clearly be seen in the picture above.
Operating System and Processor
Infinix Zero 3 X552 comes with Android 5.1 (Lollipop) and it is powered by 2.2GHz 64 bit octa-core CPU (MediaTek Helio X10 chipset) with Mali 450-MP4 GPU.
The device comes with the official Infinix user interface, with all its features such as theme pack, font library, magazine lock screen and system manager.
The Zero 3 comes with 3GB RAM (highest RAM size so far from Infinix), with either 16GB or 32GB ROM.
The storage is claimed to be expandable to up to 2TB with external SD card.
You should expect to enjoy robust performance with the new Infinix Zero 3 judging by the awesome hardware configurations. It is fitted with an octa-core MediaTek processor which rocks along at impressive speeds of up to 2.2GHz.
The 64-bit chip is paired with ample 3 GB of RAM for high responsiveness when using multiple apps at the same time. The device will come with on board storage of either 16 GB or 32 GB, expandable up to a whopping 2 TB with an SD card.
According to Infinix, the device scored 5000+ in the performance benchmark which is a lot compared to other smartphones of similar specs.
The Infinix Zero 3 features high-speed 3G and 4G LTE connectivity for download speeds of up to 48 Mbps and 150 Mbps respectively.
Connectivity options also include microUSB 2.0 port, Bluetooth 4.1 with A2DP and Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n with Wi-Fi Direct and Hotspot.
The device also features High-Fidelity (Hi-Fi), iPhone 6-class audio quality, archiving 110DB SNR and 90DB THD.
Zero 3 also utilizes wide frequency high-sensitivity AAC 1206 audio for noise-free calls, regardless of distance.
The phablet smartphone is decked out to serve up breathtaking images with a combo of 20.7-megapixel rear camera and 5-megapixel front-facing camera with flash.
The main feature of the camera is a SONY IMX230 CMOS sensor with 6P Largan lens, dual LED flash, autofocus, HDR and face detection, amongst others, for eye-catching images.
The camera offers improved light sensitivity and 4k ultra HD video recording.
Zero 3 X552 comes with a powerful 3030mAh non-removable, Li-Polymer battery, not the best in the market but enough to get the job done.
Zero 3 features Smart Power Management with multiple operating modes – high performance mode, normal mode, power saving mode and ultra power saving mode.
- High performance mode increases CPU output for enhanced functionality.
- Normal mode offers balanced output for regular usage.
- Power saving mode lowers output to extend standby time.
Price and Availability
Infinix Zero 3 is available in Nigeria and the price is about NGN 46,000 (about 230 USD).
Infinix Zero 3 X552
- Sleek design
- 20.7MP camera
- Powerful processor
- Good audio quality
- 4G LTE
- Non-removable battery
- Poor speaker location
- No earpiece in the sales box