The Transsion Holdings group has announced the launch of Infinix Hot 9 and Hot 9 Pro in India today. To recall the device was introduced by the company months back in late March. The series is the successor of Infinix Hot 8 that was released last year in 2019. The key specifications of the smartphone include a quad rear camera set up, a 6.6-inch hole punch design display and a 5000mAh battery for longer battery life.
Infinix Hot 9 series pricing
The Chinese smartphone maker has introduced the Infinix Hot 9 series in India in a single variant. Hot 9 will be offered with a 4GB of RAM with 64GB of storage with a price tag of Rs 8,499. Whereas, Infinix Hot 9 Pro can be purchased at Rs 9,499 for the 4GB of RAM with a 64GB storage model. The Hot 9 Pro will go on their first sale starting June 5 at 12 noon onwards via e-commerce website Flipkart whereas Hot 9 will is scheduled to go on sale on June 8 at 12 noon. Both the smartphones will be offered in two colour options Ocean Blue and Violet.
Infinix Hot 9 series specifications
Infinix Hot 9 features a 6.6-inch HD+ IPS LCD display panel with a hole-punch display. It comes with 720×1600 pixels of resolution, 20:9 aspect ratio and 90.5 per cent screen-to-body-ratio.
Under the hood, there is an octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 processor with PowerVR GE8320 GPU for graphics combined with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. The storage can be expanded up to 256GB using a microSD card. The smartphone runs on Android 10-based XOS 6.0.
In terms of cameras, the smartphone sports a quad rear camera set up that includes a 13-megapixel primary camera sensor with f/1.8 aperture, a 2-megapixel depth sensor, a 2-megapixel macro lens along with an additional low light sensor. On the front, there is an 8-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture.
Coming to Infinix Hot 9 Pro, the smartphone is similar to Hot 9 in all aspects except in the imaging department. For optics, it also scones with a quad rear camera set up that includes a 48-megapixel primary lens with f/1.8 aperture. Further assisted by a 2-megapixel macro lens, a 2-megapixel, depth sensor and a low light camera sensor. The rear camera system on both hot 9 and Pro models are supported by bokeh, AI HDR, and AI 3D Beauty.
For selfies, there is an 8-megapixel front camera with f/2.0 aperture and LED flash support. The selfie cameras on both the phones include various modes such as AI Portrait, AI 3D Face Beauty, Wide-Selfie, and AR Animoji.
In terms of connectivity, there is Bluetooth v5, 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, USB OTG, VoWiFi and a Micro USB port for charging. The sensors on the phone include G-sensor, e-compass, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and ambient light sensor. Both the smartphones pack a 5,000mAh battery that is claimed to deliver up to 30 hours of 4G talk time, 130 hours of music playback, 13 hours of gaming, and 19 days of standby time.
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