Infinix Hot 6 Pro Review: The Value for money phone

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After the success of its Infinix Hot 5, the company launch another flagship phone in a series of mid-range HOT which is Infinix Hot 6 Pro and this comes with a large screen size of 6-inches with HD resolution plus Snapdragon 425 processor and an internal memory of 16GB or 32GB with 2GB or 3 GB Ram and a dual camera with a quality 13-megapixel + 2-megapixel camera and a front camera of 5-megapixel camera and this is accompany with 4000 mAh battery with a range of sensors.

In this review, we will discuss the Infinix Hot 6 Pro in detail, with reference to the most important phones that join the same price category.

Infinix Hot 6 Pro: Specifications and features

Platform 
BandwidthGSM:B2/B3/B5/B8
WCDMA:B1/B8
LTE: B3/B7/B20/B38/B40
Throughput:HSPA+42.2/5.76MBPS,LTE CAT4 150/50 MBPS,2 CA
Network:4G/3G/2G
GPU:QUALCOMM, ADRENO 308,64BIT,600MHZ
CPU Frequency:QUALCOMM SDM 425 QUAD CORE 1.4GHZ,64BIT
Data
EDGE:Yes,Up & Down link
GPRS:Yes
3G:Yes
4G:Yes
Camera
Location:Front / Rear
REAR:FRONT(5MP)/REAR(13MP+2MP)
AF / FF:5M FF/13M AF+2M FF
Image Size:FRONT CAMERA MAX:2560*1920
Rear Camera: MAX:4160*3120
Flash Light:Yes
Video Recording:Yes
Video:[email protected]
Memory
ROM:16GB/32GB
RAM:2GB/3GB
External Memory:UP TO 128GB
Display
Size:6.0 Inch
Type:IPS
Resolution:HD+1440*720
Material:TFT
Multimedia
Audio Player:MP3 / MIDI / AAC/ WAV
Ringtone Format:MIDI / MP3
Video Player:3GP / MP4 / AVI/WEBM
Picture Format:PNG / JPEG / BMP
Entertainment
Fm Radio:Yes
Voice Recoding:Yes
E-book Reader:Yes
Game:Yes
Message
MMS:Yes
E-mail:Yes
Battery
Capacity:4000 mAh
Talk Time:48H 2G/31H 3G
Standby Time:28 DAYS
Connection
Sim Card Slot:Dual Nano SIM
GPS Navigation:Yes
WiFi ( WLAN ):IEEE802.11B/G/N
Bluetooth:Yes - 4.1
USB Port:Yes
Earphone:Yes - 3.5JACK
OTG:Yes
Charge Output:5V-1.2A
Sensors & Tools
G-sensor:Yes
Light Sensor:Yes
eCompass:Yes
Proximity Sensor:Yes
GyroscopeSoftwareYes
Fingerprint:Yes
Operation System
Operation System:Android 8.0

A simple, streamlined design made of poly-carbon plastic. It is easy to carry in one hand with the dimensions of the phone 160.4 * 76.2 * 8.6 mm with a weight of 158 grams, which is characterized by lightness.

The front panel of the phone has a 6-inch screen and the top of the handset is the 5-megapixel front-end camera and proximity sensor and front camera.

Infinix hot 6 pro screen display
Infinix hot 6 pro screen display

The top of the phone is sleek. Below the phone, we find a 3.5 mm port for entering the headset, microphone, USB port for charging and the handset’s external speaker.

The left side of the phone has both the SIM card port and the external memory card slot.

The back of the phone has a 13-megapixel plus 2-megapixel dual background camera with dual flash on the top left of the phone and in the middle, we find the fingerprint sensor and below it the company logo INFINIX and below the logo of the series HOT.

Infinix Hot 6 Pro: Price and Availability

The Hot 6 pro is available in red, black and golden colours. This smartphone is available in Nigeria market since May 2018 in which the official price is N70,000 but you can get it for a price of N53,000 via online stores like Jumia, Konga and Slot. Egyptian market 2,650 Egyptian pounds for the version of 32 GB +3 GB RAM while the 16GB with 2GB RAM goes for 2,450 pounds.

Infinix Hot 6 Pro: Screen and Sound

The 6-inches IPS 6 LCD screen is 16 million colours with HD resolution of 720 * 1440 pixels with a 268-pixel resolution. The screen comes in new dimensions 18:9 supports multi-touch and represents 76% of the volume. But this Hot 6 pro does not support a protective layer against scratches and bumps. Therefore, we recommend that you install screen protection when you buy the phone.

Provides very good performance with precision in colours suitable for watching videos.

As for the screen compared to other phones, the Honor 7A comes in a 5.7 “IPS LCD with 16 million colours with HD + resolution of 283 pixels and comes with a new 18: 9 aspect ratio and 75.4% of the phone size. Screen protection offers very good viewing performance with good viewing angles and clear colours.

Infinix hot 6 pro clean design
Infinix hot 6 pro clean design

Then the other competitor Xiaomi Redmi 5 5.7 “IPS LCD screen with 720 * 1440 pixel resolution with 282 pixels resolution and superior support for gorilla glass protection and very good performance with moderate brightness under the sun and Finally, the Huawei Y6 2018 is a 5.7-inch IPS LCD screen with 720 x 1440 pixels resolution and 282 pixel resolution. This is a remarkable advantage for the phone in terms of superiority in the presence of a protection layer + brightness in the sun.

Infinix Hot 6 Pro: the performance is not enough

The phone comes with a Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425 quad-core processor running at 1.4 GHz Cortex A53 with the Adreno 308 graphics processor.

Infinix hot 6 pro performance
Infinix hot 6 pro performance

The phone is available in two different versions based on its internal memory. The first version is 16 GB with 2 GB RAM while the second version is 32 GB with 3 GB RAM and that is the “Pro version” of it. The phone can be supported with an external memory card of up to 128 GB.

The phone recorded 31,000 points in the Antutu test and the phone offers good performance in light use and medium-sized games, but in heavy games, there is a complete fall in the frames and the attenuation.

The competing phones, the Xiaomi Redmi 5, recorded 58,000 points with a Snapdragon 450 processor, the Honor 7A with 35,537 points, the Snapdragon 430, and the Huawei Y6 2018 with 31,000 points with the Snapdragon 425 processor.

Infinix Hot 6 Pro: Dual Camera

Back Camera:

Infinix Hot 6 Pro Dual Camera comes with a handy 13-megapixel camera with dual LED flash, f / 2.0 lens slot, auto photo setting feature, geo-tagging with touch focus, face detection, panorama and HDR mode with ability to Video shooting at 1080p @ 30fps.

The camera provides good performance in high light with good detail, it also supports the portrait mode and also the mode of pro mode, which enables you to control all the properties of the camera such as shutter speed and others, and of course the quality of low light, but also become acceptable in dim lighting condition.

Infinix hot 6 pro camera design
Infinix hot 6 pro dual camera design

The camera comes back to the rear camera in phones that join the same price category. The rear camera comes with a dual 13.7 “Honor 7A” camera with an f / 2.2 lens slot and a monochromatic flash. The camera also supports the Bokeh effect, in high light but in low light the quality becomes low and noise starts to appear.

While the Xiaomi Redmi 5 phone comes with a 12-megapixel camera with f / 2.2 lens slot and monochrome flash and delivers good performance in high illumination with acceptable performance in low light.

Then the Huawei Y6 2018 camera with the 13-megapixel camera with a single LED flash and automatic setting and 1080p video shooting with 30 frames per second.

In the end, Infinix Hot 6 Pro outperformed the Honor 7A in the rear-view camera from other phones.

Front Camera:

A 5-megapixel camera with an f / 2.0 lens with LED flash and 720p video with 30 frames per second is not one of the strengths of the phone, but we are talking about a phone in the mid-range category, so camera performance is acceptable compared to the price category of this phone.

Infinix hot 6 pro selfie light
Infinix hot 6 pro selfie light

As for the other phones, the Honor 7A comes with 8-megapixel camera with f / 2.0 lens and monochrome flash. The camera performs well in high light, especially with the flash, which increases the clarity of details in the case of low light and the camera supports the property. The Portrait mode by the software will not be very accurate but it is still good and then the 5-megapixel Xiaomi Redmi 5 with 1080p video with 30 frames per second in a phone that performs between the acceptable and the weak and finally the Huawei phone camera Y6 2018 with a 5-megapixel camera with LED front flash.

In the end, there is a marked advantage for the Honor 7A in front of the camera.

Infinix Hot 6 Pro: Battery

A 4000 mAh non-removable, a fast-charging battery that supports 340 hours of standby time, 17 hours of talk time and 33 hours of music playback. The battery is charged in about two hours and lasts for up to 6 hours.

Infinix hot 6 pro battery capacity
Infinix hot 6 pro battery capacity

As for the competing phones, the battery of “Honor 7A comes with a capacity of 3000 mAh non-removable which does not support fast charging technology, it lasts for 14 hours in calls and 360 hours in standby mode while Xiaomi Redmi 5 battery is with a capacity of 3300 mAh. It is compatible with fast charge technology and lasts for two days in medium use and for one day in hard use. Finally, Huawei Y6 2018 with 3000 mAh does not support fast charging.

Infinix Hot 6 Pro: Supported Channels

The phone supports second, third, and fourth generation GSM / HSPA / LTE networks via two nano-size communication slots.

  • The phone supports a gyroscope where you can run VR glasses and watch 360-degree videos.
  • The phone is available with Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n / ac with the possibility to create a hotspot.
  • Supports Bluetooth A2DP 4.2 phone.
  • Supports GPS and FM radio operation.
  • It supports compass sensor, convergence and speed.
  • Supports the OTG feature, which allows you to connect the phone to a flash or any USB device and transfer data from and to the phone.

The Xiaomi Redmi 5 is superior to the IR sensor, which enables you to control your home appliances.

Infinix Hot 6 Pro: Operating system and user interface

The Hot 6 pro is released to the market with Android Oreo 8.0 which is the latest Android operating system bundle with XOS Hummingbird 3.3 as its user interface.

The phone interface is XOS family, which is a special application for Infinix phones, including ultra-power, which useful if the battery is low to reduce the consumption of power and also x-cloud to save names and messages and the application of X-manager to control applications in the device which is capable of disabling applications without deleting them with power control and also control the applications you want to keep open.

The phone supports the app lock feature to lock any application with a password and also with the possibility to hide applications or files and to open them only with a password or a fingerprint.

Infinix hot 6 pro XOS hummingbird
Infinix hot 6 pro XOS hummingbird

The phone has a smart motion feature that allows you to silence the ringing sound by turning the phone to the front end when the phone rings.

The interface features a screen-click feature twice and also Magazine lock, a serious picture with a different wisdom every time you open the phone screen.

It is also possible to take a picture of the screen screenshot with just 3 fingers, and you can change the size of the icons, either zoom in or zoom out.

The phone interface supports Dual app, which allows you to use two copies of an application such as Facebook or WhatsApp.

The phone supports fingerprint sensor and is accurate but not fast because of the price category in which the phone fell into and it also supports facial recognition and you can open the phone by locking the face and is characterized by the accuracy and speed of face unlock.

Infinix Hot 6 Pro: Conclusion

A phone in the mid-range category, we will not expect much from it, but it brings together a range of features. Large screen, excellent battery with a fingerprint, facial recognition, gyroscope sensor and dual rear camera with the possibility of installing two SIM cards and a memory card.

The phone is suitable for lovers of social networking sites, light games and simple users because of the weakness of the processor in the phone.

Can you dig your hand into your pocket for this Hot 6 pro smartphone?

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A phone in the mid-range category, we will not expect much from it, but it brings together a range of features. Large screen, excellent battery with a fingerprint, facial recognition, gyroscope sensor and dual rear camera with the possibility of installing two SIM cards and a memory card

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