Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Infinix HOT 9 PRO now available in Kenya

Infinix’s approach with the HOT 9 series has been very confusing to say the least. But here’s a quick breakdown for everyone who feels as confused as I am. There’s three phones so far:

  • HOT 9 Play – which is an Android GO phone with a huge 6.8-inch display, 2GB RAM, 6000mAh battery
  • HOT 9 – Which is the normal quad-camera phone with a smaller 6.6-inch display, 5000mAh battery, and 2GB RAM
  • Hot 9 PRO – Which is like the HOT 9 but comes with extra RAM and extra storage.

There may be more than one variant of the HOT 9 PRO depending on the amount of RAM. The one that’s now available according to Infinix Kenya is the 3GB RAM, 64GB storage variant. And it is a deal for just KES. 14,099.

The Facebook announcement by Infinix Kenya says the device is available countrywide in different retail stores for the recommended price. So if you’ve been eyeing the HOT 9, but wanted more RAM and more storage, get the new HOT 9 Pro.

I’ve already reviewed the HOT 9 Play for everyone who wants more screen, and more battery. Here’s the video:

Difference between HOT 9 and HOT 9 Play:

HOT 9 and HOT 9 PROHOT 9 PLAY
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
Single:
8 MP Primary Camera
Waterdrop notch
ChipsetMediaTek Helio A25MediaTek Helio A25
GPUPowerVR GE8320PowerVR GE8320
RAM2/3/4GB RAM2GB RAM
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
Battery5000mAh6000mAh
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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