Infinix Hot S3 is budget selfie smartphone offered by Infinix Brand in 2018. The biggest highlighting about Hot S3 Series is its 20 Megapixel Selfie shooter. The Infinix Hot S3 3GB RAM Variant is Priced at Rs. 8,999 and 4GB RAM Variant Priced at Rs. 10,999. The First Flash Sale starts on 12th Feb 2018,12 Noon. Let’s checkout Infinix Hot S3 FAQ, Pros, Cons and some interesting facts.
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Infinix Hot S3 Specifications
Model Name: Hot S3
SIM Type: Dual Sim.
Hybrid Sim Slot: Yes
Removable Battery: No
OTG Compatible: Yes
Battery Capacity: 4000mAh
Display Size: 5.65 inch Full View
Resolution: 1440 x 720 pixels
Resolution Type: HD+
Other Display Features: IPS Display
Operating System: Android Oreo 8.0 OS
UI Skin: XOS 3.0
Processor Company: Qualcomm
Processor Core: Snapdragon 430 Soc
Clock Speed: 1.4 GHz
Processor Architecture: 64-bit
GPU: Adreno 505 GPU
RAM: 3 GB/4 GB
Internal Storage: 32 GB//64 GB
Expandable Storage: Yes
Memory Card Slot Type: Nano SIM and Nano SIM.
Sensors list: GPS, Fingerprint Sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Compass, Hall Sensor.
Primary Camera: 13 megapixel
Secondary Camera: 20megapixel
Flash: Front Dual LED Flash
Video Recording: Yes
Network Type: 4G VOLTE, 3G, 2G
Supported Networks: 4G LTE, 4G LTE
Internet Connectivity: 4G, 3G, Wi-Fi, GPRS, EDGE
Pre-installed Browsers: Google Chrome
Bluetooth Support: Yes
Bluetooth Version: 4.2
Wi-Fi Version: 802.11 b/g/n
USB Tethering: Yes
USB Connectivity: Yes
Map Support: Google Maps
GPS Support: Yes
Other: Wi-Fi Direct, Notification LED
FM Radio: Yes
Music Player: Yes
Audio Formats: AAC, AAC+, AAC+ Enhanced, OGG Vorbis, WAV, MP3, Midi
Video Formats: H.264, H.263, MPEG-4
Infinix Hot S3 Pros
- The Infinix Hot S3 comes with 5.65 Inch FullView HD+ IPS Display with 720×1440 Pixels resolution. The FullView display seems good at this price point. The adaptive brightness is working fine, user can also adjust screen brightness as per requirement.
- The Main USP of Infinix Hot S3 is its 20MP Selfie Camera. The Hot S3 Sports 20MP Selfie Camera with f/2.0 aperture, Front Dual LED Flash and 13MP Rear Camera with f/2.0 aperture.
- The 20MP Selfie Camera is best lens I used at this Price Segment. It really snaps perfect selfie all the time. Dual tone LED Flash is works at low light conditions.
- Its 13MP Rear Camera captures decent pictures, But I personally feel Selfie Shooter captures better images than Rear One.
- Both Cameras had Beauty Mode, Panorama Mode, Time Lapse, Night Mode, and Professional Mode as well.
- I think for Selfie Bokehs phone uses software algorithm to blurrs the background. The front camera also supports Bokeh Mode, but background blurr intensity turns artificial also focus object edges are missing. But Overall Camera Performance is extremely good considering the price segment.
- It runs on latest Android Oreo 8.0 Operating System with Custom XOS 3.0 Skin on top. Notification Dot, Eye-protection Mode, and PIP and other looks interesting.
- Infinix Hot S3 Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 Octa Core Processor Clocks 1.4Ghz Speed. Graphics is handled by Adreno 505 GPU Chip.
- In terms of Gaming Performance, I really Impressed while playing hardcore games with minor lags. The Phone manages pretty well in overall gaming but Heating is main issue. I will discuss this issue on Cons section.
- The Hot S3 comes with two Storage variants 3GB/4GB RAM and 32GB/64GB ROM.
- Thanks to 3-in-1 Card Slot, It supports Dual SIM along with dedicated MicroSD Slot. User can expand the storage upto 128GB via dedicated Memory Slot.
- Infinix Hot S3 houses 4000mAh Battery Capacity which gives to 1 to 1.5 days of charging with single charge.
- Fingerprint Scanner is embedded on rear side and it works accurate. The Scanner takes 0.2 seconds to unlock the device.
- Using Fingerprint user can take Photos, Accepts Calls, Browse Pictures, Call Recording and Dismiss alarm.
- OTG Supported.
- Sensors like Accelerometer, Light Sensor, Proximity, Orientation Sensor, Magnetic Sensor, Gyroscope Sensor and Fingerprint Scanner is inbuilt in this device.
Infinix Hot S3 Cons
- No Display Protection.
- While Playing games Infinix Hot S3 heats up, While testing the rear panel reaches 45.2 to 46.1 degree centigrade.
- No Fast Charging Support.
Infinix Hot S3 FAQ
Question: Does the Infinix Hot S3 have dual SIM Slots?
Answer: Yes, it has dual SIM slots with expandable dedicated storage slot.
Question: Does the Infinix Hot S3 have microSD expansion option?
Answer: Yes, the device supports microSD expansion up to 128 GB .
Question: What are the color options?
Answer: The device will be available in Black and Gold color options.
Question: Does the Infinix Hot S3 have the 3.5 mm headphone jack?
Answer: Yes, the device comes with a 3.5 mm audio jack.
Question: What all sensor does it have?
Answer: The Infinix Hot S3 comes with Fingerprint Sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Compass, Hall Sensor.
Question: What are the dimensions?
Answer: 153 x 72.85 x 8.54 mm, About 150 grams weight.
Question: What is the SoC used in the Infinix Hot S3?
Answer: The Infinix Hot S3 powered by Snapdragon 430 Processor coupled with Adreno™ 505 GPU.
Question: How is the display of the Infinix Hot S3?
Answer: The Infinix Hot S3 comes with a 5.65 inch IPS HD+ display screen with 18:9 Aspect ratio.
Question: Does the Infinix Hot S3 support Adaptive Brightness?
Answer: Yes, it supports adaptive brightness.
Question: Which OS version, OS type runs on the phone?
Answer: The device runs on Android Oreo 8.0 OS, XOS 3.0 Skin on top.
Question: Does it have capacitive buttons or on-screen buttons?
Answer: The device comes with On-Screen touch buttons.
Question: Does it Infinix Hot S3 come with a fingerprint sensor?
Answer: Yes, it comes with a fingerprint sensor.
Question: Can we Play 4K Videos on Infinix Hot S3?
Answer: No, the device can only play videos up to full HD (1920 x 1080 pixels ).
Question: Does it support USB OTG?
Answer: Yes, Infinix Hot S3 Supports USB OTG.
Question: Does Battery is good?
Answer: Yes, Infinix Hot S3 comes with 4,000mAh Battery capacity, You can use handset 1 to 1.5 Days without interruptions on single charge.
Question: Does it come with a Gyroscope sensor?
Answer: Yes, it comes with a gyroscope sensor.
Question: Is it waterproof?
Answer: No, the device is not waterproof.
Question: Does it have NFC?
Answer: No, the device does not support NFC.
Question: How good is the camera quality of the Infinix Hot S3?
Answer: The device comes with 13MP Primary Camera along with 20MP Secondary camera with Dual LED Flash.
Selfie Camera Images is very good in day light conditions and even in low light conditions Dual LED Flash helps to snap good ones.
Question: Does it have Optical Image Stabilization (OIS)?
Answer: No, the device does not come with OIS.
Question: Can the Infinix Hot S3 be connected to a Bluetooth headset?
Answer: Yes, the device can be connected to a Bluetooth headset.
Question: Is Mobile Hotspot Internet Sharing supported?
Answer: Yes, you can create hotspot to share internet from this device.
The Infinix Brand definitely brings the best selfie smartphone under 10k price segment. Till now this is best selfie smartphone I tested considering price. If you looking for Selfie focused smartphone along with great battery life, latest Android OS, and current 18:9 Aspect ratio display then Infinix Hot S3 is great choice.