Infinix Hot 4 Review – Everything you need to know

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The Infinix Hot 4 is the latest Infinix smartphone to launch in Nigeria & Kenya. It’s a direct successor of the Infinix Hot 3.

Infinix hot 4 is 3G enabled device with 8MP rear camera and 5MP front camera. It lacks 4G connectivity but they have fulfilled the gap by providing the giant battery of 4000 mAh. The device is for those users who likes to have an efficient battery timing device with stylish design in affordable price range.

Unboxing:

Infinix Hot 4 comes up in beautiful yellow box. The retail box has three sections of accessories that are very well-organized. One section has charger other one has data cable and the last one has headphones. All the main features are written on back side of box and user guide-book is also available.

Display:

Infinix hot 4 has 5.5 inches screen with HD IPS display and it supports the resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. The device has pixel density of 320 dpi moreover it is featured with latest android version 6.0 (Marshmallow) and it is using XOS chameleon v2.0 interface.

Infnix has used XOS interface in the whole hot series device. The device has very decent display whereas cool colors are used and icons are in beautiful thin shape design.

Auto brightness option is also accessible which automatically adjust your brightness depends upon current light situation. The Infinix hot 4 has satisfactory touch panel and it has scored 5 points in multi-touch test.

Design:

The Infinix Hot 4 has 5 inches screen whereas body dimensions sleeks a measure of 155 x 75 x 8.1 mm. The weight of device is 175 grams because it has huge non removable battery of 4000 mAh while infinx hot 3 is lightweight device with only 141 grams.

Let’s discuss the body of infinix hot 4. We will start with its front body which has 5 inch display screen and other than that front camera with flash light is featured at the top side.

The function keys are resided at the bottom side. The device doesn’t have any notification LED light. A bezel with the same color of body is covered around the whole frame of device.

Software:

The device comes with the XOS Chameleon based on the Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It features an extra layer of security (one I have lately observed in Infinix devices), the fingerprint feature. The device comes with a 2G RAM and a 16G ROM and a 1.3GHz Quad-core MT6580 Processor.

The device, although not 4G LTE enabled comes with a 3G functionality. As compared with its predecessor, it does not have a 1G RAM variant.

Memory:

Infinix Hot 4 has same memory specs like Infinix hot 3 pro. It has 16GB ROM and 2GB RAM. Internal memory can be expand up to 64GB with the help of memory card. Your normal usage can be filled without memory card. With the access of memory card you can download that enough amount of application and videos.

The infinix hot 4 has 2GB RAM which is satisfactory for regular use. Few applications can work efficiently in multi-tasking whereas infinix hot 4 can’t handle too much load of applications.

Camera:

The camera of Infinix hot 4 is featured with 8MP rear camera and 5MP front camera. Both are accessible with flash light which can gain the attention of camera lovers.Colors are beautifully used and features in camera are very easy and usable. Videos can be made in full HD resolutions of 1080 pixels. Let’s review the both cameras in detail.

The Infinix hot 4 has 8MP rear camera with accessible flash light and capable of making video up to 1080p. The back camera has good results furthermore the brightness and color schemes are very well used. Intake of pictures is satisfactory and the file size of images taken from back camera has average size.

The back camera has very easy to use interface. It is divided into two section moreover upper section has flash light, settings and camera change option whereas bottom section has click button and video recorder button. The main modes are beauty, professional, Panorama, normal and night mode.

We have tested back camera of Infinix hot 4 and results are satisfactory. Pictures are not noisy at all but if you zoom in then you can feel some noise otherwise it is perfect. Pure colors have been observed and sharpness is very well-managed. Let’s look at some images taken from back camera of Infinix hot 4.

The front camera of Infinix hot 4 is enabled with 5MP and use able flash light. Flash light is present next to front camera at front screen. The modes for front camera are beauty, normal and wide selfie.

Settings have option of Shutter sound, gesture shot, smile shot and many others. Guidelines are also available furthermore delay capture option is also featured. Front camera can only make 480p quality videos.

We have tested front camera of Infinix hot 4. Results are satisfactory and you can feel very good energy in pictures due to its powerful colors.

Network / Connectivity:

Infinix hot 4 is 3G enabled smartphone. Don’t get confuse with the “4” letter in device name it’s just a series name not any kind of interaction with 4G. It supports all the bands of 3G over Pakistan.

The device has also featured with some other connectivity’s like Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and FM Radio. Processor Mt6580 is supported so Wi-Fi works at 802.11 b/g/n furthermore Bluetooth is 4.0.

It has dual Sims option in it. Both Sims have separate place even memory card has also separate one so you don’t need to do any kind of compromise.

Battery:

Infinix hot 4 is carried with a mega battery of 4000 mAh li-ion. It is packed inside the back cover. The device is heavy just because of this huge battery but it will work very well. Infinix hot 3 has only 3000 mAh removable battery so comparatively it has strong one.

The device has quad-core processor so battery will perform satisfactory in videos section. Android 6.0 and XOS interface with high brightness can decrease the battery power additionally excessive use of mobile data can also drain the battery storage.

Interface:

The Infinix hot 4 carries latest android version 6.0 (Marshmallow) with XOS chameleon v2.0 interface. XOS family has become as necessary part of Infinix devices. The device presents very decent and vibrant image due to its big screen size of 5.5 inches HD IPS display. The device has pixel density of 320 dpi which ranks it as medium kind of device.

The main screen has decent display in which Google search bar is present at the top. Below it date and time widget is marked furthermore the applications are arranged at bottom side in rows and columns. Quick setting has almost all necessary quick settings to adjust.

Application manager has applications arranged in alphabetical order via which you can directly search any application with its starting letter or via search bar that is present at the top side.

Some bloat ware applications are already installed like XOS family has many applications further Carl care, WPS office are installed. Back and resets application can make backup of your memory card additionally system manager is pre-installed app via which we can manage our battery power.

System update app is separately present which is used to directly check the device update instead of going in settings and find your system update.

Processor:

Infinix hot 4 has 1.3 GHZ quad-core processor which is based on the architecture of ARM Cortex-A7. Chipset of Mt6580 is supported which can support up to 1080 p but Infinix hot 4 has only support of 720 pixels.

The device has no hanging issue at all because of RAM and in meanwhile we don’t have any extra applications installed on device. We have observed no heating issue during testing of any section.

Specifications (Summary)

  • 5.5-inch HD LED display with 1280 * 720 pixel resolution.
  • Bar form factor with colourful textured back.
  • Fingerprint Scanner.
  • Dimension – 152.6 * 76.2 * 8.8mm.
  • Weight – 0.1KG
  • 1.3GHz Quad-core MT6580 Processor.
  • Mali-400 MP2 GPU.
  • 2GB RAM.
  • 16GB ROM, expandable up to 32GB.
  • 8MP AF Rear camera with 5P lenses.
  • 5MP FF Front Camera.
  • 4,000mAh Battery.
  • Dual Stereo speakers with Smart Voice noise-cancellation technology.
  • Dual micro-SIM slot.
  • 3G connectivity, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS.
  • Micro SD card slot, 32GB capacity.
  • Infinix XOS UI based on Android 6.0 Marshmallow.

Price in Nigeria, Kenya and Ghana

The Infinix Hot 4 comes in black color and is currently available on Jumia Nigeria at the price of N36,900. It will cost KES 9,352 in Kenya and GHS 357 in Ghana, when it becomes available in those countries.