A Complete Review You Should Know About Infinix Hot 9 – Features, Specifications, and Price

The Infinix Hot 9 was launched 2020, March 23, and the status was officially announced and made available in April 2020 when the novel coronavirus (the COVID-19) was ravaging most parts of the world.

The mobile phone company Infinix Mobile was busy producing phones with amazing features. This phone came at a time when the tech lovers didn’t want the negativity to set in as we quarantined themselves.

In this post, we will take an in-depth look at the features, specifications and pricing of the Infinix Hot 9 and other information you may wish to know regarding the Infinix Hot 9. Let’s get started as soon as possible.

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Infinix Hot 9 Review, Features and Specifications

Review You Should Know About Infinix Hot 9. It Features, Specifications, Price and more

Design

Let me start by saying this, the Infinix Mobile Company really did a great job to produce the Infinix Hot 9. The phone is a bit different from what we have in the other Infinix products. It comes with a punch-hole camera at the back, then it has a LED flashlight on the left side of the earpiece.

The Infinix Hot 9 has different colors like Quetzal Cyan, Midnight Black, Violet, Ocean Blue. It also has a camera module at the back, this houses the triple LED flash, the fingerprint sensor, and the Infinix brand name.

On the left side of the phone is the SIM and MicroSD slot while on the right is the power button and the volume control.

The Infinix Hot 9 weighs about 185g, the front of the phone is made with glass while the back is made with plastic. The phone also has a plastic frame.

Display and Screen

The Infinix Hot 9 comes with a 6.6 inches touchscreen display with a resolution of 1600 x 720 pixels. The screen ratio size is 20:9. The phone has a PPI density of 266.  The phone comes in 16M color and its screen is rated as an IPS LCD. The screen to body ratio of the phone is 82.8%.

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Performance

The Infinix Hot 9 is powered by a MediaTek Helio P25octa-core processor with a clock speed of 2Ghz. Being the successor of the Infinix Hot 8, the phone has the same processor as it. This is a big disappointment not only in terms of Specs but also in terms of the overall performance of the phone.

The phone still has some noticeable loading time of apps. When the phone runs some heavy app, it tends to hang a lot. When trying to switch between apps, the phone can also be very slow. The phone does not rank well when it is compared to its competitors like the Realme 5, this has a Snapdragon 665 processor. The newly lauched Realme Narzo 10A has the MediaTek G70 processor in it.

The Infinix Hot 9 runs on an Android 10 based operating system. It has 4GB, 3GB and 2GM of RAM. The internal storage capacity comes in 32GB for the 2GB RAM or 32GB for the 3GB RAM, 64GB for the 3GB RAM or 64GB for the 4GB RAM, and 128GB for the 4GB RAM, this can be expanded with a Micro SD up to 256GB.

The phone’s UI is not too clean and it comes with a lot of pre-installed apps like Instagram, Facenook, XClub, AHA Games, Yo Party, PHX Browser, Palm Store and some other games. You can uninstall some of these apps, some of them cannot be uninstalled.

Running the android 10 operating system makes the phone offer its users a lot of motion gestures like the 3 fingers swipe up screenshot. The phone also has a gaming mode that blocks all notification when the mode is activated.

Camera

The phone has only one camera in the front and a quad lens set up at the back side of the phone. The Infinix Hot 9 front camera is an 8MP camera that can be used for taking selfies and it comes with a lot of features. Some of the features are AI 3D Face Beauty, AI 3D Body Shaping, AR Animoji, WideSelfie.

It produces decent daylight pictures. You can also add stickers to your images through the in-app sticker feature. If you like artificially beautified images, then you will like this phone. The beautifications of the images of the phone are overdone and they don’t look natural.

The Quad set up at the back of the phone has a 13MP main sensor; the aperture size is f/1.8. The phone also has a 2 MP depth sensor. In its back camera also comes with a lot of features like the auto scene detection, various modes like the Custom Brokeh, AI HDR, AI 3D Body Shaping, AI 3D Beauty.

When it comes to the camera the phone does not really stand out as there is still some complication with the camera. For your low light photography, the phone has a low light sensor, instead of the night mode.

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Software

The Infinix Hot 9 runs on an Android 10 operating system. And also runs on the MediaTek Helio A25 chipset, an octa-core 4X1.8 GHz Cortex-A-53 CPU, and a GPU that is rated PowerVR GE8320. This makes it run very smoothly

Memory

In terms of memory, the Infinix Hot 9 comes with a memory slot. It has 4GB of RAM as the top variant, 3GB of RAM as the middle variant and 2GB of RAM as the low variant.

The 4GB RAM variant has a 64GB and 128GB variant, 3GB RAM variant has a 64GB and 32GB variant while the 2GB RAM variant has a 32GB internal storage capacity only.

Battery

Infinix Hot 9 has a huge battery capacity, it comes with a 5000mAh battery and a 10W charger. The phone also has a micro-USB port for charging. This charging is getting outdated, a lot of new phone now use the Type C port.

It can last a full day with a single full charge of the phone. The batter of Infinix Hot 9 is a non-removable one. Infinix Hot 9 can last for 29 hours on full use. Hence, it will still last long even when you’re running heavy apps on it.

Security

In times of security, the Infinix Hot 9comes with a finger sensor at the back and a face sensor at the front. There are other sensors that come with the phone that are useful like the accelerometer, gyro sensor, proximity sensor and a compass.

During the test stage of the phone in the lab, the phone is very fast when unlocking with the fingerprint and face unlock feature.

Pricing

The average price of the Infinix Hot 9 in Nigeria is between NGN60,500 to NGN75,000.

Infinix Hot 9 in General Specifications

Below are the general specs about the Infinix Hot 9 for easy understanding:

Network Technology Supported              

  • GSM / HSPA / LTE

Body Specs

  • Dimensions: 165.4 x 76.8 x 8.8 mm (6.51 x 3.02 x 0.35 in)
  • Weight: 185 g (6.53 oz)
  • Build: Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Display Specs

  • Type: IPS LCD
  • Size: 6.6 inches, 105.2 cm2 (~82.8% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~266 ppi density)

Supported Platform by Infinix Hot 9      

  • OS: Android 10, XOS 6.0
  • Chipset: MediaTek Helio A25 (12 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)
  • GPU: PowerVR GE8320

Memory Specs

  • Card slot: microSDXC (dedicated slot)
  • Internal: 32GB 2GB RAM, 32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM with eMMC 5.1.

Camera Specifications for Infinix Hot 9

See specs for main and selfie camera of Infinix Hot 9 below:

Main Camera Specs

  • Quad: 13 MP, (wide), 1/3.1″, 1.12µm, PDAF
  • 2 MP, (macro)
  • 2 MP, (depth)
  • QVGA (Low light sensor)

For 64/128 GB models only

  • 16 MP, (wide), PDAF
  • 2 MP, (macro)
  • 2 MP, (depth)
  • QVGA (Low light sensor)
  • It features Triple-LED flash, panorama, HDR
  • Video: 1080p@30fps

Selfie Camera Specs

  • Single  8 MP, (wide)
  • Video  1080p@30fps

Battery Specs

  • Type: Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable

Sound Specs

  • Loudspeaker: Present
  • 3.5mm jack: Present

Sensors Features & Specs

  • Fingerprint (rear-mounted),
  • Accelerometer
  • Gyro
  • Proximity
  • Compass

Colors Types

  • Midnight Black
  • Quetzal Cyan
  • Violet
  • Ocean Wave

Models Available

  • X655C
  • X655
  • X655D

Other Features and Specifications of the Infinix Hot 9

Infinix Hot 9 support other features and specs like:

Communications Specs which includes:

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS
  • NFC: No
  • Radio: FM radio
  • USB: microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go

Conclusion

This is it, all the information you should know about Infinix Hot 9. The phone is totally worth its price and it has a lot of amazing feature, and specs. However, know it that anything that is good also has the bad side of it. Infinix Hot 9 has some bad side but it is still a great device for its price.

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Njoku Valentine

Hi! Am Njoku Valentine Ernest popularly known as ValErnest, am the admin of GenGuide blog, I love sharing general guides ranging from tech gist, updates, reviews, latest happening, and listing in any area that may interest my audience. Am a graduate of The Federal Polytechnic Bida, Niger State in the Computer Science department.

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