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Infinix has been trying really hard to stay relevant in the smartphone industry. As a brand, Infinix is well known for its high-performance budget smartphones. For most people looking to buy a nice device at an affordable price, Infinix phones have been proven to provide a certain quality of performance at low prices.
In an effort to widen its coverage area, Infinix has released yet another addition to its famous HOT series. The latest addition is the Infinix HOT 10T, a phone that sits between the recently released H0T 10S and HOT 10S NFC in terms of performance.
Spec-wise, the Smartphone steals some of its features from the HOT 10S. Though, some of its specs were downgraded just to put the Infinix Hot 10T at a low and very affordable price.
The HOT 10T focuses more on gaming performance while still giving you a good all-round user experience. Infinix, trying to appeal to mobile gamers with this low-budget device, has created this smartphone with a powerful gaming processor. We will talk more about its gaming performance and processor later on.
When it comes to the build of the phone, the device comes with a nice and modest finish as well as in different cool Colours.
Without wasting much time, let’s dive right in and talk about the price, release date, design, display, Cameras, performance, battery life, and features.
Price and Release Date
The Infinix HOT 10T was announced on May 11th, 2021. The device comes in several Colours and a 4 GB RAM accompanied by 128 GB of storage in a gorgeous body. The Smartphone will be sold at a starting price of $169 (around N70,000 in Nigeria).
Infinix HOT 10T Design
Design-wise, the Infinix HOT 10T has a great build for a budget device. The phone sports an IPS 6.82-inch HD+ ultra-Smooth Display.
At the front of the phone, there is a water-drop notch that houses the Selfie Camera. Just above the front Camera, there is a Speaker grill and beside it, you will find two LED flashlights for taking brighter Selfies and video calls at night.
Moving to the back of the device, you are greeted by the nice triple Camera Setup alongside the fingerprint Sensor and a nice gradient finish.
On the right side of the device are the Volume and Power buttons, while on the left we have the SIM Card and MicroSD Card slot. The HOT 10T Supports Dual Nano-SIM and a microSD card of up to 512GB Capacity.
There is nothing at the top of the device. However, the bottom has a Speaker grill, a micro USB port, and a 3.5mm Jack.
As previously mentioned, the phone Comes in different Colours, 4 to be specific; 95-degree Black, Heart of Ocean, Morandi Green, and 7-degree Purple.
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Looking at the eye-catching display of the Infinix HOT 10T, the phone features an IPS 6.82-inches HD+ ultra-Smooth Display. The smartphone has a 720 x 1640 pixels resolution on a 90Hz refresh rate display for a better gaming experience.
With the display on this phone, you get a better viewing and smoother Screen Scrolling experience. Also, your movies and games move Smoother and better than ever.
The Infinix HOT 10T Sports an 8MP selfie Camera housed in the water-drop notch at the front of the device. The phone also has a triple Camera Setup at the back. The setup consists of a 48MP main Camera, 2MP Depth Camera, and Al LENS with “Super Nightscape”. For taking the best night shots. The setup also includes a Quad flashlight which according to Infinix will “light your way home.”
The Infinix HOT 10T runs on Android 11 with XOS 7.6. Under the hood, it features an octa-core MediaTek Helio G70 SoC along with 4GB of RAM and 128 GB of ROM. According to Infinix, the top speed octa-core Processor has a top gaming performance Suitable for gamers. This top speed processor is complemented by a 6.82-inch HD+ 90 Hz refresh rate, making the gaming experience Supercool and smooth on this device. Infinix claims that the GPU and CPU of the HOT 10T is 210% and 84% better than its predecessor (MediaTek Helio G35).
Infinix HOT 10T Battery life
The lnfinix HOT 10T Packs a 5,000mAh battery which Infinix Claims to last about 37 hours on Calls while on a 4G network or even up to 61 days on Standby mood. The battery of the HOT 10T Supports standard 10W Charging. An 18W charging Support would have been better and faster but keep in mind that this is a budget device, hence the 10W charging.
Infinix in its words Claims the battery will deliver a “marathon lasting fun.” This means longer battery life, a longer gaming experience, and all-round daily usage.
Facial & Fingerprint Unlock
Easily Unlock your HOT 10T in the blink of an eye with fingerprint or facial recognition, providing both security and convenience even with a mask on.
Dar-link and Game Zone
Dar-link is an ultimate Game Booster Based on Neural Matrix to give users a smoother and better gaming experience. While Game Zone is a Collection of different smartphone games in one place. Infinix claims to have the best game Collections in the Game Zone.
With the Power Marathon feature, users can now get up to 25% battery backup when extra battery life is needed.
Infinix HOT 10T Full Specifications
|Release date||May 2021|
|Dimensions (mm)||171.50 x 77.50 x 9.20|
|Battery capacity (mAh)||5000|
|Colours||95-degree Black, Morandi Green, Heart of Ocean and 7- degre Purple|
|Screen size (inches)||6.82|
|Resolution||720 x 1640 pixels|
|Processor make||MediaTek Helio G70|
|Expandable storage type||microSD|
|Expandable storage up to (GB)||512|
|Dedicated microSD slot||Yes|
|Rear camera||48-megapixel + 2-megapixel + AI|
|No. of Rear Cameras||3|
|No. of Front Cameras||1|
|Operating system||Android 11|
|Wi-Fi standards supported||802.11 a/b/g/n/ac|
|Number of SIMs||2|
|Supports 4G in India (Band 40)||Yes|
|Supports 4G in India (Band 40)||Yes|
|Ambient light sensor||Yes|