Infinix Hot S3 With Snapdragon 430 SoC, 20MP Selfie Camera and Android Oreo Launched at Rs 8,999

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Transsion Holding-owned Infinix has announced a new budget-oriented selfie smartphone in the Indian market. Dubbed as the Infinix Hot S3, the smartphone offers a whopping 20MP selfie camera under Rs 10,000. Also, on the brighter side, the phone has a Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset, which Indian consumers prefer. The Hot S3 also has unimetal body design, 13MP selfie camera, and a beefy 4000mAh battery as well.


Infinix Hot S3 Specifications and Features
The Infinix Hot S3 flaunts a 5.65-inch HD+ display with a resolution of 720*1440 pixels resolution. Also, the display has a 2.5D curved glass on top and 18:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, the smartphone is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 chipset, coupled with 3GB and 4GB of RAM.

The device comes in two variants- one with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage and the other one with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The price of the premium variant is higher than the standard variant. Also, there's a microSD card slot for storage expansion up to 128GB. And thankfully, it's a dedicated card slot.


The USP of the Hot S3 is that 20MP selfie camera on the front. Yes, you heard it right, Infinix has managed to add an excellent camera at a price point where no other brand is offering. The selfie camera is accompanied by a dual LED flash, and the phone also offers Portrait mode for bokeh selfies. At the rear side, there's a 13MP sensor with 5P lens and LED flash.

The fingerprint scanner is present at the back side of the phone, which as per Infinix is a multifunctional scanner. And another excellent part is the phone comes with Android 8.0 Oreo out of the box, but with XOS 3 skin on top. The phone offers features such as Night Light mode, Split Screen mode, and a Freezer application which allows you to put applications into Greenify mode.


This entire package is backed by a 4000mAh battery, and it doesn't come with fast charging support.

Infinix Hot S3 Pricing and Availability
Aforesaid, the Hot S3 will be available in two variants- a 3GB RAM and 32GB storage model priced at Rs 8,999 and the premium 4GB RAM and 64GB model costs Rs 10,999. For the asking price, the device seems to be an excellent proportion.

The phone will be available in two colours- Sandstone Black and Brush Gold. The Infinix Hot S3 will be exclusively available on Flipkart starting 12 PM, February 12.

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