Monday, January 17, 2022

The difference between the Infinix HOT 9 and the Infinix HOT 9 PLAY

Infinix’s new HOT 9 Series currently includes two devices:

  • Infinix HOT 9
  • Infinix HOT 9 PLAY

The major differences between these two devices are: Cameras, Battery, and Displays.

The Infinix HOT 9 has a 6.6-inch display while the HOT 9 Play has a bigger 6.82-inch display. The HOT 9 has a 5000mAh battery while the HOT 9 Play has a crazy 6000mAh battery. The HOT 9 has 4 rear cameras while the HOT 9 Play has two rear cameras. The table down shows you the main differences highlighted in bold.


Infinix HOT 9Infinix HOT 9 PLAY
PRICERRP. KES. 13,299 Expected KES. 13,999
Display6.6 inches 720x1600p resolution (20:9 aspect ratio)6.82″ HD+ 720x1640p resolution TFT
Rear CameraQuad Setup:
16 MP + 2 MP + 2 MP + AI lens
Dual Setup:
13MP + AI
Front CameraSingle:
8MP Primary Camera
Punch-hole Display
8 MP Primary Camera
Waterdrop notch
ChipsetMediaTek Helio A25MediaTek Helio A25
GPUPowerVR GE8320PowerVR GE8320
Storage32/64/128GB (Expandable via microSD card)32GB (Expandable via microSD card)
Operating SystemAndroid 10 with XOS v.6.1.0Android 10 with XOS v.6.1.0
5V-2A charging
Network2G, 3G, 4G (VoLTE ready)2G, 3G, 4G (VoLTE ready)
Connectivity2.4G Wi-Fi,
Bluetooth 5.0
microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
3.5mm audio jack
2.4G Wi-Fi,
Bluetooth 5.0
microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
3.5mm audio jack
Colour optionsMidnight Black, Quetzal Cyan, Violet, Ocean WaveMineral Blue, Mystic Purple, Peach Pink, Peacock Blue
OthersRear Fingerprint Scanner
Face Unlock
Dirac Audio
Rear Fingerprint Scanner
Face Unlock
Dirac Audio

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