May 25, 2018

Infinix Hot S3 launched in India

Transsion Holdings-owned Infinix Mobile launched the Infinix Hot S3 in India at a starting price of Rs 8,999 on Tuesday. The new Infinix Hot S3 is a budget smartphone which comes along with premium features. The Infinix Hot S3 may be one of the cheapest phones around to ship with Android Oreo in the country currently.

The Infinix Hot S3 comes with a whopping 20-megapixel front camera along with a dual soft light LED flash. Additionally, the new Hot S3 is the first phone from Infinix to come with a Full View display. The smartphone is set to go on sale for the first time in India on February 12 exclusively on Flipkart. The handset will be available in two colours — Sandstone Black and Brush Gold.

Here’s a point-by-point breakdown of this budget smartphone from Infinix and what it offers to its customers:


Processor: Infinix Hot S3 is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor

RAM: The smartphone is launched in two variants one with the 3GB RAM version, while the other one comes with 4GB RAM.

Internal storage: On the storage front, the new Infinix Hot S3 also comes in two versions – one with 32GB of internal storage, while the second model comes with 64GB storage coupled with 4GB of RAM. The storage is also expandable via microSD card.

Screen: Hot S3 comes with a 5.65-inch HD+ bezel-less display with a resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels. At the back, below the camera there’s also the rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.

Rear camera: It includes a 13-megapixel rear camera coupled with f/2.0 aperture and PDAF

Front camera: On the front, the smartphone comes with a 20-megapixel selfie camera

Software: This could be the first smartphone with such an affordable price tag to come with Android 8.0 Oreo with the company’s custo9m XOS v3.0 skin on top.

Battery: The new Infinix Hot S3 is backed by a 4,000mAh battery


The Infinix Hot S3 is launched in India in two variants (as mentioned above) — one with the 3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage which comes with a price tag of Rs 8.999. While, on the other hand, the second model which comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB of storage costs Rs 10,999. Both the variants of the Infinix Hot S3 will be available exclusively via Flipkart starting February 12. The handset will be available in two colours — Sandstone Black and Brush Gold.