A Detailed Review Of The Infinix Hot 8 Lite Smartphone; Specifications, Features, And Prices In Nigeria

A Detailed Review Of The Infinix Hot 8 Lite Smartphone; Specifications, Features, And Prices In Nigeria

Infinix Hot 8 Lite Smartphone

Infinix Hot 8 Lite also called Infinix X650, is a smartphone that has placed new improved standards for every new production the infinix Hot series would have.


This device happens to be a better choice when compared to previous models of the infinix Hot series. The need to make the best purchase when it comes to the Infinix Hot 8 Lite is the objective of this article, as it will provide knowledge about the full specs and prices.

Infinix Hot 8 Lite Smartphone Major Specs And Features

Display and Design

With a notched 6.52 inch IPS Display, a  720 x 1600 pixels + ~269 PPI screen density, the infinix Hot 8 Lite provides clear and sizable graphics to feed the eyes of its viewers.

When you look at the design of this smartphone it is clear that it’s a look-alike the infinix Hot S4, only that the Hot 8 Lite is an improvement of the Hot S4. With a fixed gaze, you will still agree with me that indeed this smartphone is a low budget phone with an excellent design.

Just like the Infinix Hot 7 and Infinix HOT S4, Infinix Hot 8 Lite was furnished with a combo of glass and plastic.

The glass covers the front part of the phone while a plastic-cover is protection to both the frame and rear giving the smart device a gradient look.

Related: A detailed review of the Infinix Hot 9 Play Smartphone

On the back of the infinix Hot 8 Lite is a triple camera system + LED flash, The infinix Hot branding label, and on the near-up center is the fingerprint scanner for security and other functions.


Infinix Hot 8 Lite Smartphone

Infinix Hot 8 Lite smartphone runs on Android 9.0 (Pie) or XOS 5.0 platform


With the Helio A22, 1.3GHz Quad-core Mediatek MT6580 the processing speed of the Hot 8 Lite smartphone is set to standard.

Related: A detailed review of the Infinix Note 7 Lite Smartphone


The non-removable 5000mAh Li-PO battery provides the infinix Hot 8 Lite with long-lasting life for up to 24 hours on a single charge.


Judging from the past, infinix Lite phones are usually lesser variants than the standard model. Usually, Lite phones appear in 1GB RAM and reduced specifications to the standard model. A lot happened with the infinix Hot 8 Lite as this model broke the recurring chain of reduced quality.


The infinix Hot 8 Lite comes with 2GB RAM and 32GB built-in storage that is also expandable with a memory-SD card up to 128GB.


Infinix Hot 8 Lite smartphone has a Rear Dual camera, a single selfie camera, and an LED flash for both sides.

Rear camera

QVGA camera with low light sensor for taking photos in dim light + 8MP  camera with flash makes up the dual rear camera

Related: A detailed review of the Infinix Zero 8 Smartphone

Front camera

8Mp front Camera + LED flash gives the perfect selfie of the season.

Both Rear and selfie cameras video record at 1080p@30fps. Present on these cameras is the beauty mode and HDR features.


The infinix Hot 8 Lite comes in various colors. This gives you a variety of choice to own your favorite color brand. These colors are Quetzal Cyan, Shark Grey, Cosmic Purple, and Midnight Black.

Other features

Infinix Hot 8 Lite gives the smoothest excellent sound with the 3.5mm headphone jack. Also among these qualities is the 2.0 Micro-USB port, Bluetooth 5.0, dual-band Wi-Fi, and Near Field Connection(NFC)

The 4G network is not available on the infinix Hot 8 Lite although it’s present on the standard infinix Hot 8.

Price and availability

Infinix Hot 8 Lite is price pegged at 43,990 nairas in Nigeria. This price might vary a-little as a result of transport cost and other variables. In Ghana, the price starts at 503 while in Kenya the price starts at KSH 10,999.

Related: A detailed review of the Infinix Zero 6 Smartphone

This device can be purchased from retail stores near your location. You can also visit Jumia to make online purchases.

Infinix Hot 8 Lite Specifications at a glance

General Features

GPU – PowerVR GE8320

Processor –  Quad-core 1.3GHz Mediatek MT6580 Helio A22

Colors – Cosmic Purple, Quetzal Cyan, Midnight Black, Shark Grey

RAM Memory – 2GB RAM

Platform – XOS 5.0, Android 9.0 (Pie)

Weight – 179 grams

Dimension mesure – 165 x 76.3 x 8.7 mm

SIM Count – a Dual SIM provision

SIM Type – Nano-SIM type

Screen density – ~269 PPI density

Aspect ratio –  20:9 aspect ratio

Foldable Display – Not present

Screen Protection – nil

Rear Camera – 13MP wide camera with F/1.8 aperture + QVGA (dim light) Dual Camera,

Memory Card Support – present up to 128GB microSD

Built-in Storage – 32GB in-built

Selfie Camera – 8 MP selfie Camera, Beauty Mode, LED Flash.

Related: A detailed review of the Infinix Smart 3 Plus smartphone

Rear Camera Features –  HDR, panorama, Quad-LED flash, 1080p@30fps video

2G CDMA 1X – present

3G CDMA EVDO – present

2G GSM – present

3G WCDMA – present

EDGE – present

4G LTE – Not present

GPRS – present

Bundled Cloud Storage – nil

HSPA+ – present

3G/WCDMA/HSPA – present

4G LTE – Not present


WLAN – Dual-band, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct

5G – Not present

Blue tooth – present, A2DP, Bluetooth 5.0,  LE

Wi-Fi Hotspot – present

Infrared Blaster – Not present

NFC – Not present

USB Port – present, Micro-USB 2.0

Instant Messaging – present

SMS/MMS – present

Email Protocol – present

Push Emails – present

Video Player – present

Music Player – present

Related: A detailed review of the Tecno Pouvoir 4 smartphone

Loudspeaker – present in Dirac Sound

FM Radio – present

Navigation – present

3.5mm Jack – present

Digital Compass – present

Maps – present

Proximity Sensor – present

Accelerometer – present

Barometer – nil

Light Sensor – nil

Pedometer – nil

SpO2 – nil

Gyroscope – present

Heart Rate Monitor – Not present

Stylus Pen – present

Motion Sensing / Gesture Control – Nil

Iris Scanner – present

Face Unlock – present

Fingerprint Scanner – present(Rear Mounted)

Voice Control – present

Intelligent Digital Assistant – present

Extra Features

Dust Resistant – Not present

Active Noise Cancellation – Nil

Built-in Mobile Payment – Not present

Wireless Charging – Not present

Video Streaming – present

Water Resistant – Not present

Video Editor – present

Document Editor – present

Image Editor – present

Standby Time – Not available

Document Viewer – present

Talk time – Nil

Battery – Non-Removable 5000 mAh Li-Po Battery

Fast Charging – Nil



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