06 March 2020
Infinix, a Hong Kong-based smartphone company has launched new phones Infinix Hot 9 and Hot 9 Pro in India. The two phones do not differ much in terms of specifications. In fact, they both share the same design. Both the phones feature four cameras but they have a slight change in their configuration.
The Infinix Hot 9 and the Hot 9 Pro phones have the same display, processor, and even the battery capacity. They both have 6.6-inch HD+ (720x1600 pixels) hole-punch LCD IPS display with a 20:9 aspect ratio. They both have a punch-hole which is located on the top-left corner of the display. They both are powered by a 2.0GHz Helio P22 octa-core processor coupled with IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU and 4GB RAM and have 64GB internal storage that can be expanded up to 256GB using a microSD card.
The Infinix Hot 9 and Hot 9 Pro phones support dual SIM slots and run Android 10-based XOS 6.0. They both have 5,000mAh battery and the company touts the battery can last up to 30 hours of 4G talk time, 130 hours of music playback, 13 hours of gaming, and 19 days of standby time.
The only difference between the Hot 9 and the Hot 9 Pro is the number of cameras and the configuration of the main camera. The Hot 9 Pro features a 48MP main camera with f/1.8 aperture, a 2MP depth camera, and a 2MP macro lens, and an additional low light sensor. It also features a Quad-LED flash on the side as well. In contrast to this, the standard Hot 9 phone has a 13MP main camera with f/1.8 aperture, and triple LED flash instead. Camera features on both phones include bokeh, AI, HDR, and AI 3D Beauty.
Both the Infinix Hot 9 and Hot 9 Pro phones have an 8MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture and LED flash support. Front camera features include AI Portrait AI 3D Face Beauty, Wide-Selfie, and AR Animoji. They both have a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner and they also support face unlock.
|Specifications||Infinix Hot 9||Infinix Hot 9 Pro|
|Display||6.6-inch HD+ (720x1600 pixels)||6.6-inch HD+ (720x1600 pixels)|
MediaTek Helio P22
|MediaTek Helio P22 SoC|
|OS||Android 10||Android 10|
|Rear cameras||48MP+2MP+2MP+low light sensor||13MP+2MP+2MP+low light sensor|
|Connectivity options||Bluetooth v5, 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, USB OTG, VoWiFi, and a Micro USB port||Bluetooth v5, 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, USB OTG, VoWiFi, and a Micro USB port|
The price of the Infinix Hot 9 is Rs. 8,499 (~$112) for the 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. On the other hand, the Hot 9 Pro is priced at Rs. 9,499 (~$125) for the same storage option. They both come in Ocean Blue and Violet colors. The phones will go on sale via Flipkart. The first sale of Infinix Hot 9 is scheduled for June 5 at 12 pm, whereas Infinix Hot 9 will go on the first sale on June 8 at 12 pm.