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Infinix HOT 10 Play vs Samsung Galaxy A02 Specifications Comparison

Infinix’s latest HOT 10 Play comes priced at KES. 15,500, and at this price it competes with a couple of devices already in the market. One of these devices is the Galaxy A02 from Samsung which comes in a couple of variants. For about KES. 15,000, you can get the 64GB model of the Galaxy A02.

Here are the similarities between the two devices:

  1. Display Resolution – both max out at 720p in terms of display resolution. The Infinix is at 1640x720p while the A02 is at 1600x720p. The difference here is negligible. However, the Infinix has a larger display, so that may be something to consider.
  2. Build Quality – Both have a glass front, a plastic back, and a plastic frame.
  3. Main Cameras – Both have a main 13MP camera. However, one cannot tell quality from just this. Software plays a big role nowadays. From first impressions of the Hot 10 Play, the camera is okay for this price point.
  4. Storage size – Both have 64GB of Storage for the variants we’re comparing. However, they differ in RAM.
  5. Android Version – Both run Android 10.

The similarities may make you wonder which between the two devices you should go with. However the differences is where you get to see which device will stand out. And here they are.

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Main Differences:

  1. Display Sizes – the Infinix features a huge 6.82-inch panel while the Galaxy A02 features a 6.5-inch panel. Both are big phones. However, the HOT 10 Play will be way bigger on your hand. And for those who love big phones, that’s the obvious pick.
  2. Front cameras – The Infinix has an 8MP front camera while the Samsung has a 5MP front camera. On this though, the difference can’t be that big in terms of the output you can expect.
  3. Processors – The Galaxy A02 uses a processor from 2017 while the HOT 10 Play uses a processor from 2020 which is not only more powerful but also more efficient, and less demanding.
  4. RAM – the Galaxy A02 has 3GB RAM while the HOT 10 Play has 4GB RAM. More RAM is good for multi-tasking and helps a lot with huge apps, and games.
  5. Battery size – The HOT 10 Play has a 6000mAh battery while the Galaxy A02 has a 5000mAh battery.
  6. Charging speeds – The Galaxy A02 supports 7.75W slow charging. While the HOT 10 Play supports 10W slow charging. Both will take time if you’re charging from 0 to 100%.

Specs comparison:

Infinix HOT 10 PlayGalaxy A02
PRICEKES. 15,500KES. 13,500 for 32GB Model
KES. 15,000 for 64GB Model
BuildGlass front, plastic back, plastic frameGlass front, plastic back, plastic frame
Display6.82 inches HD+ IPS LCD Panel
720 x 1640 pixels resolution 
6.5-inch PLS TFT LCD (~270 ppi density)
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio
Rear CameraDual Setup:
13 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/3.1″, 1.12µm, AF
Secondary unspecified camera
13 MP, f/2.2, (wide), AF
2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)

Front Camera8MP 5 MP, f/2.2
ChipsetMediaTek Helio G35 
Mali-G52 MC2 GPU
Mediatek MT6739W
Memory4GB RAM
64GB Storage
eMMC 5.1
(Expandable Storage with dedicated Slot)
eMMC 5.1 storage (Dedicated MicroSD card slot up to 1TB)
Operating SystemAndroid 10, XOS 7Android 10 with OneUI 2
BatteryLi-Po 6000 mAh, non-removable
10W slow charging 
Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable
7.75W charging
Network2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G VoLTE
ConnectivityWi-Fi 02.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
microUSB 2.0 with OTG
FM Radio
3.5mm audio jack
Single-band WiFi,
Bluetooth 5.0, and GNSS (GPS, GLONASS).
MicroUSB port
3.5mm headphone jack
Colour optionsAegean Blue, Morandi Green, Obsidian Black, PurpleDenim Black, Denim Blue, Denim Gray, and Denim Red
OthersRear Fingerprint Scanner
DTS audio
Dual SIM


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