Hong Kong-based Transsion Holdings is gearing up to launch a disruptive affordable smartphone in India. The smartphone will be under the company’s Infinix mobile brand, and will be unveiled on 4 September. According to IANS, the upcoming phone is Infinix Hot 8. As the name suggests, it will be the successor to the Infinix Hot 7. Reports say that the upcoming smartphone will cost less than Rs 8,000.
Infinix Hot 8 Known Details
The upcoming smartphone will be the third in Infinix’s will Hot ‘series. There is likely to be a triple-camera setup behind it. Other features likely to be present are the MediaTek P22 octa-core chipset, 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage. Taking the cue from the leak, the Hot 8 appears to be a promising affordable device with cutting-edge features.
To put the Infinix Hot 8 in perspective, the Infinix Hot 7 was launched in India at a price of Rs 7,999. It comes with features like 6.19-inch HD + display, MediaTek Helio P25 SoC, and expandable memory up to 256GB. There are essentially four cameras on the ship – two front and two rear. At the rear, there is a combination of 13-megapixel and 2-megapixel sensors. The front has a 13-megapixel f / 2.0 primary sensor and a 2-megapixel secondary sensor. There is also an LED flash and AI-supported beauty mode.
Infinix has so far launched successful devices such as Smart 3 Plus, S4, Hot 7 and Hot 7 PRO. The company is present in 36 countries. These include emerging markets such as Latin America, the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region, South and South-East Asia. It was recently listed among the top-30 most acclaimed brands in Africa by the British magazine “African Business”.