Infinix Hot 9 review

Read our full review to find out how the Infinix Hot 9 differs, what our opinion of it is and whether it's worth the money.
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Intro

Since 2013, when the Hong Kong-based smartphone manufacturing company Infinix Mobile was established, it has launched quite a few interesting models at a relatively low price. The devices are characterized by quality and a high level of autonomous operation, a good set of cameras and a memorable design. One of Infinix Mobile's offerings in 2020 is the Infinix Hot 9. Take a closer look. It offers a curious compilation of features.

Before reading the full review, you can familiarize yourself with the detailed Infinix Hot 9 specs or watch the video below the article.

Specifications

  • Release date: 2020, March 23
  • Colors: Midnight Black, Quetzal Cyan, Violet, Ocean Wave
  • Dimensions: 165.4 x 76.8 x 8.8 mm.
  • Weight: 185 g.
  • Screen: 6.6" inc, 720 x 1600, IPS LCD
  • Camera : Quad, 13MP
  • Chipset: MediaTek Helio A25 (12 nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)
  • Memory: 32GB 2GB RAM, 32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM
  • Battery: 5000,  Non-removable Li-Po
  • Network: GSM / HSPA / LTE
  • Operating system: Android 10.0, XOS 6.0
  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Design

At first glance, this device looks like a representative of a more expensive price class. On the rear panel, we find a nice gradation of colors. The manufacturer has bet on a large rectangular module with four cameras and a flash. On the back of the Infinix Hot 9 is also located the fingerprint scanner. Its location is convenient for the user. On the front is a frameless screen with a front camera built into it.

The dimensions of the Infinix Hot 9 suggest that it is pleasant and comfortable to work with for hours. It weighs just 185 grams and measures 165.4 x 76.8 x 8.8 mm. The unit is available in four colours. It looks fresh, youthful and broken.

Display

Infinix Hot 9 features a beautiful 6.6-inch display with a not bad 720 x 1600 pixels resolution. The matrix is IPS. Buying this device, you will have bright and quality images with confidence. It will be a pleasure to watch movies, videos and work with other types of content. The aspect ratio is 20:9, with the screen occupying 82.8% of the front surface. The pixel density per inch is 266.

Performance

This model of Infinix Mobile runs on XOS 6.0 proprietary interface and Android 10.0 operating system. It is powered by MediaTek Helio A25, an 8-core processor (4 Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.8 GHz and another 4 Cortex-A53 cores clocked at 1.5 GHz) that handles not only system workload but also applications and games well. The graphics are handled by a PowerVR GE8320 processor. The smartphone is available in the market in 5 modifications, with the minimum offering 2GB/32GB of memory and the maximum offering 4GB/128GB. It is important to consider your own needs before opting for a modification. Memory expansion with a memory card is available, for which a separate slot is provided.

Cameras

The main camera of the Infinix Hot 9 is quad. The main module is a 13-megapixel, wide-angle one. It is complemented by three more modules for better detail and quality pictures. Two of them are 2-megapixel and are designed for macro shots and background depth measurement. The fourth module is QVGA. As a result, the Infinix Hot 9 is capable of delighting the user with good quality photos regardless of its price range. The triple LED flash contributes to this performance. The rear camera supports panorama and HDR modes. With it, you can record videos at 1080 pixels resolution.

The front camera is a single 8-megapixel. It handles video calls perfectly and can create quality selfies to share with friends and family. If you don't have too high demands on camera qualities, then this model is perfect for you. It may not qualify as a cameraphone, but the photos you take with it will be of a level worthy of posting on social networks.

Autonomous operation

The Infinix Hot 9 has a huge advantage when it comes to autonomous operation. The battery is Li-Po, non-removable and has a capacity of 5000 mAh. It provides up to two days without additional recharging.  This fact makes the Infinix Hot 9 a perfect gift for people who don't want to constantly worry about battery charge. They value independence, freedom of movement and complete devices.

Conclusion

Once again, Infinix Mobile proves that it is a company that has what it takes to please millions of users worldwide. Infinix Hot 9 is yet another bid for attention. For a small amount, the smartphone guarantees basic features that cover the daily needs of most users. It is suitable for people of all ages - both for children who are grasping a smartphone in their hands for the first time, and for older people who do not want to invest too much money in a phone, but need a larger screen and stable autonomous operation.

And let's not forget - the Infinix Hot 9 provides a fingerprint scanner on the back panel. It works satisfactorily fast and ensures the protection of personal information that over time accumulates in the smartphone.

Infinix Hot 9 video review

Disclaimer: The information presented in this article is based on our team's personal experience with the Infinix Hot 9 and third-party sources. While every effort has been made to provide accurate and reliable information, readers should keep in mind that this is a subjective assessment. The writing of this article was not paid for or sponsored by Infinix.

Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor

Richard Taylor is a technology expert and journalist based in the UK. With a degree in Computer Science from the University of Birmingham, he provides insightful analysis and expert reviews of the latest smartphones and technology. His technical expertise, passion for technology and years of experience make him a trusted source in the industry.

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