Infinix Hot S launched in Pakistan for Rs. 16,999

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Infinix Pakistan has launched Infinix Hot S X521 on Wednesday targeting the middle stratum of Pakistani population and to gain a strong footing in the local retail market.

Infinix, the Chinese mobile brand, that has gained consumers mainly through the e-commerce stores, launched the smartphone at Marriott hotel, Karachi.

The smartphone is now available at online e-commerce stores including Daraz, Yayvo and few others. It can also be directly purchased from Infinix retail outlet in DHA Karachi.

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What you need to know about Infinix Hot S X521?

Infinix Hot S X521 is all about style and strength embedded in technology. The company has tried to target the middle income segment with a 16,899 rupees smartphone Infnix Hot S.

Reviewing Infinix Hot S X521:

A thorough review of the Infinix Hot S X521 series is provided below:

Price:

The Infinix Hot S X521 is priced at 16,899 rupees. If compared with other smartphones in the same category, Infinix clearly outclasses all others due to its long battery timing and advanced operational control topped with a functional sleek UI (XUI 2.0).

Camera:

The smartphone has 8 mp front and 13 mp back camera – quite similar to other mobile phones, but what is different in this series is the 1.4 µm ultra pixel technology that enhances the resolution; allowing users to even capture the intricate details with better pixel ratio.

Apart from that, a feature which was not available in old Infinix Hot S X521eries smartphones is the dual-led back light and a soft-light selfie flash for front camera feature. It allows the users to take intrinsic photographs even in night without using other mediums of light, that too with clarity.

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Operating System:

Built on android, the Infinix Hot S X521 series smartphone has custom firmware with in-built apps and better user flow. It uses XUI 2.0, a new user interface rolled out by the company, built on XOS chameleon. The major change is the addition of a freezer app that allows unused apps to be saved automatically without losing memory.

Battery Timings:

With 3000mAh battery and fast charging times, the user has the benefit of keeping phone at his disposal at all places he wishes. The CEO of Infinix Andy Yang has said that this smartphone has exclusively been made for the public that creates content. “And the phone allows them to do that with ease.”

Screen Size:

Infinix Hot S X521 has a screen size of 5.2 inches and is available in five different colors:  pink, light blue, silver, black and light yellow. It has a metal body that protects the smartphone from loss breakage if it accidentally falls on the ground.

Finger Print Sensor:

Another technology that was not available in old Infinix smartphones is the finger print sensor. The finger print sensor does serve the purpose of identification but apart from that it also allows users to call and take pictures. Users can also set custom actions on finger print sensor based on their preference.

Processor and Memory:

The phone uses octa-core (8-core) processor and has a storage capacity of 128 GB.

Magic Movie:

The XOS Chameleon has a built in app that allows users to make short movies using templates available in Magic Movie app. These can then be shared on social media platforms, saved in phone.

The next step:

CEO Andy Yang has hinted the team will be launching another hot series smartphone in the next few months. Though, no word is said about its price or features.

Where to buy Infinix Hot S X521?

The phone is available for purchase at Yayvo and Daraz.

Infinix Earpiece XE02 – Total noise cancellation:

Infinix Pakistan has also launched Infinix Earpiece XE02 in Pakistan. The earpiece is intricately designed to cancel any external noise. These exclusive ear piece need to be charged in order to provide complete noise cancellation. The XE02 works for 10-hours on a single charge. A battery pack powers the noise cancellation feature. The battery pack is a cylindrical tube next to the volume control.

Specifications:

  • Brand Warranty
  • Finger Print Scanner
  • Full Metal Body
  • Screen: 5.2” IPS Display
  • Memory: 2GB RAM, 16GB ROM MicroSD upto 128GB
  • CPU: 1.5 GHz Octa-Core
  • Operating System: Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Camera: 8MP Secondary & 13MP Primary camera with Dual LED Flash
  • Battery: 3000 mAh Li-Ion
  • SIM Type: Dual Micro SIM

What’s in the box?

  • 1 x Hot S – X521 – 16GB – Gold
  • 1 x Data Cable
  • 1 x Charger
  • User Manual
  • Warranty Card

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Our take:

Though the smartphones by Infinix are of quality, there is no doubt about that but the company has still not produced anything targeting the lower strata of the market. It seems like GFive, QMobile, Motorola (imported) smartphones still serve the > 10,000 rupee category.

One smartphone Infinix Hot 3 X554 that is available for 10,000 rupees cannot match the quality of phones from other brands that are available for less.

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