Infinix Hot 9 Series, the successor to Hot 8 Series, launched in India today. The company has been teasing this new series on Flipkart for a couple of weeks. The company has also confirmed that there will be two devices launching as part of this new series. Infinix Hot 9 and Hot 9 Pro will be the next two budget devices from the company. The sub-brand of Transsion Holdings seems to be bringing some of the design elements from S series to this product lineup.
Infinix Hot 9 Pro, Infinix Hot 9 price in India, availability
Infinix Hot 9 Pro is priced in India at Rs. 9,499 for the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage option. The Infinix Hot 9, on the other hand, is priced at Rs. 8,499 for the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage option. The phones will go on sale via Flipkart. The first sale for Infinix Hot 9 Pro is scheduled for June 5 at 12 pm (noon), whereas Infinix Hot 9 will go on sale first on June 8 at 12 pm (noon). The Infinix Hot 9 Pro and Infinix Hot 9 will be offered in Ocean Blue and Violet colors.
Infinix Hot 9 Pro, Infinix Hot 9 specifications
The Infinix Hot 9 and Infinix Hot 9 Pro support dual-SIM slots (Nano + Nano), and run on Android 10-based XOS 6.0. The two phones feature a 6.6-inch HD+ (720×1600 pixels) hole-punch LCD IPS display with a 20:9 aspect ratio, 90.5 percent screen-to-body-ratio, and 480nits brightness. They are powered by the 2.0GH Helio P22 octa-core processor paired with IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU and 4GB of RAM. Internal storage is at 64GB and it is further expandable using a dedicated microSD card slot (up to 256GB).
As for the optics, the Infinix Hot 9 Pro and Infinix Hot 9 come with a quad-camera setup a the back. The setup is placed on the top left corner, and the sensors are aligned vertically. The Infinix Hot 9 Pro includes a 48-megapixel main camera with f/1.8 aperture, a 2-megapixel depth camera, a 2-megapixel macro lens, and an additional low light sensor. The Pro model includes a Quad-LED flash on the side. In contrast, the Infinix Hot 9 has a 13-megapixel main camera with f/1.8 aperture, and a triple LED flash instead. Camera features include custom bokeh, AI HDR, and AI 3D Beauty.
Upfront, the two phones have an 8-megapixel selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture and LED flash support. The front camera resides inside the hole-punch cut out placed on the top left of the screen. Front camera modes include AI Portrait, AI 3D Face Beauty, Wide-Selfie, and AR Animoji. There is a 5,000mAh battery integrated inside the Infinix Hot 9 and Infinix Hot 9 Pro. The company touts the battery to 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 Infinix Hot 9 Pro and Infinix Hot 9 feature a rear fingerprint sensor and support face unlock as well. Connectivity options include Bluetooth v5, 3.5mm audio jack, FM Radio, USB OTG, VoWiFi, and a Micro USB port. Sensors onboard include G-sensor, e-compass, gyroscope, proximity sensor, and ambient light sensor. The phones support DTS Surround Sound.