A Critical Review Of The Infinix Hot 9 Play Smartphone; Specs, Features And, Price In Nigeria
Infinix Hot 9 play smartphone happens to be a more budget-friendly phone to the infinix Hot 9. Considerations have been given to situations where low budget fellas would afford less, the Hot 9 play becomes the perfect plugin like situations, keeping you connected to the world of communication.
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Considering some of the features of Hot 9 play, it is clear that this device is the primus of infinix phones when it comes to battery life. The infinix Hot 9 play smartphone has a 6000 mAh Battery capacity-the first of its kind.
Another distinguishing feature of the infinix Hot 9 play is the 6.82 inches screen, and it’s triple rear camera. It is this battery and the screen size that is the Hot 9 play too selling point.
Key Specs Of The Infinix Hot 9 Play Smartphone
Infinix Hot 9 play smartphone has a 6.82 inches IPS LCD Display with a 720 x 1640 pixels quality which is (~263 pixels per inch).
The smartphone runs on the Go edition of Android 9.0 Pie as it’s a platform. While the Octa-core MediaTek Helio A25 (12 nm) and the Quad-core Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 is the processor.
The infinix Hot 9 play comes in different built-in storage and RAM sizes.
RAM – 4GB, 3GB, 2GB
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Built-in-storage – 64GB, 32GB, and an expandable capacity of 128GB using a memory SD.
Infinix Hot 9 play smartphone has cameras on both sides of its body. On the rear is a triple camera, while in front is the selfie single camera. These cameras are suitable for capturing moments you cherish and would want to continuously see.
Rear camera – QVGA low light sensor + 0.3MP + 13MP triple rear cameras.
Front camera – on the top-notch front of the infinix Hot 9 play is the 8mp front camera.
Others – Triple LED flash for casting out shadows and capturing clear photos in dim light, HDR, and the Panorama features are also present.
The camera supports the recording of 2k quality videos at 30 seconds per frame on both cameras.
Design and Pattern
The infinix Hot 9 play smartphone has maintained the same type of design as the Infinix Hot 9. With a combination of polycarbonate material and glass, the Hot 9 play has maintained the standard.
When this smartphone is viewed from behind, the triple camera and flash setup can be seen on the left top, while the fingerprint scanner is found in the middle of the near top.
The dimension of this device measures 171.8 x 78 x 8.9 mm and weighs about 209 grams.
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On the flip side, is a large screen IPS LCD display measuring 6.82 inches and a screen resolution of 720 x 1640 pixels + 263ppi density. The water drop-notch replaces the small round-shaped cut out that is seen on the Hot 9.
Also set in place is the display protection that safeguards the infinix Hot 9 play against cracks and scratch. With this also durability is assured.
A huge 6000mAh battery keeps this ship afloat for days. The only sad quality is the absence of the fast charge technology which the juicer failed to provide.
Nevertheless, with recommended Original chargers the infinix Hot 9 play is sure to fill within a short period of charging.
This device comes in various forms with the chipset and storage. While the variant model comes with a higher MediaTek Helio A25 chipset + an Octa-core processor with 1.8 GHz as speed, the standard infinix Hot 9 play appears with the Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 chipset + the 2.0 GHz Quad-core processor with a VR GE8300 power for display graphics.
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Prizes and availability
Infinix Hot 9 Play smartphone is sold for around 52,500 nairas in Nigeria. The standard cost is about $135. In Kenya, it is sold at 12,500 KSH while Ghana pegged at 650 GHS. For the standard selling price, buy from jumia
Colors for this device is available in Midnight Black, violet, ocean wave, and Quetzal Cyan colors.
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Infinix Hot 9 Play Specifications At a Glance
Measure of Dimension – 171.8 x 78 x 8.9 mm
GPU – Power VR GE8320 or Power VR GE8300
SIM Count – Double SIM (Dual stand-by + Nano-SIM)
Memory RAM – 4GB, 3GB, 2GB RAM
Platform – Android 9.0 pie and the Go Edition Android 9.0 pie
Available Colours – Ocean Wave, Quetzal Cyan, Midnight Black, Violet,
Processor – 4×1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 and 4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 Octa-Core, 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 Quad-core(Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22), and MediaTek Helio A25 (12 nm).
Weight in grams – 209
SIM Type – Dual stand-by and Nano-SIM
Screen Protection – present
Display – 720 x 1640 pixels [~263 ppi( pixel per inch)], IPS LCD Display of 6.82 inches.
Video recording – 1080p@30fps
Foldable Display – Not present
Rear Camera – QVGA + 0.3 MP + 13 MP Triple Cameras,
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Front Camera – 8 MP single camera
Rear Camera Features – HDR, panorama and Triple-LED flash,
Built-in Storage – 64GB, 32GB
Video recording – 1080p@30fps
Bundled Cloud Storage – Nil
Memory Card Support – present, dedicated microSDXC slot
2G CDMA 1X – present
2G GSM – present, GSM 1900/ 1800/ 900/ 850 – SIM 1 + SIM 2
3G CDMA EVDO – present
3G WCDMA – present HSDPA 2100/ 1900/ 1700(AWS)/ 900/850
4G LTE – present, 41, 40, 38, 20, 8, 7, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1
EDGE – present
GPRS – present
HSPA+ – present
3G/WCDMA/HSPA – present
4G LTE – present
CDMA EVDO – present
WLAN – Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Wi-Fi Direct, dual-band, hotspot
5G – Not present
Blue tooth – Bluetooth 5.0, LE, A2DP
Wi-Fi Hotspot – present
Infra Blaster – Not present
NFC – Not present
SMS/MMS – present
USB Port – USB On-The-Go, microUSB 2.0
Push Emails – present
Instant Messaging – present
Entertainment – present
Email Protocol – present
Video Player – present
Music Player – present
Loudspeaker – present
FM Radio – present
Navigation – present with an A-GPS
3.5mm Jack – present
Maps – present
Controls and sensors
Barometer – Not present
Accelerometer – present
Heart Rate Monitor – Not present
Fingerprint Scanner – Yes (rear)
Proximity Sensor – present
SpO2 – Not present
Digital Compass – present
Light Sensor – present
Pedometer – Not present
Face Unlock – present
Gyroscope – present
Intelligent Digital Assistant – present
Iris Scanner – Not present
Voice Control – present
Stylus Pen – Not present
Gesture Control/Motion Sensing – present
Built-in Mobile Payment – Not present
Active Noise Cancellation – present
Wireless Charging – Not present
Image Editor – present
Dust Resistant – Not present
Fast Charging – Not present
Video Editor – present
Water Resistant – Not present
Talk time – Nil
Document Viewer – present
Document Editor – present
Video Streaming – present
Battery – 6000mAh Non-removable Li-Po battery
Standby Time – Nil