Infinix review

Infinix Smart 2 Full Specs, Reviews, and Price

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The Infinix Mobility is a mid-range smartphones manufacturers they observe what the market demands and offers their users expertly that. Infinix Smart 2 debuts firstly in Pakistan in June 2018 ahead of it Africa’s debut. The mobile phone is a quite affordable one for those with a low budget. This company introduces the device alongside with its relatively higher equivalent; the Infinix Smart 2 Pro, both of them share the same features apart from the more significant memory capacity in the Smart 2 Pro.

Infinix Smart 2 shows off a 5.5-inch screen with the Higher Definition technology; the display resolution flaunts a 720 x 1440 pixels + a 285 pixels per-square-inch. The display also uses the 18:9 aspect ratio for an improved graphics display.

The mobile phone comes with a pre-installed Android 8.1 Oreo plus the company’s XOS v3.0 skin. This two arrangement (Android Oreo + infinix XOS) offers a quality user interface.
Infinix smart 2 is entirely equipped with a Quad-core processor that runs a normal speed of 1.5 GHz and the MediaTek MT6739 chipset. Though this device does not guarantee much in RAM capacity as it offers just 1GB, in terms of multi-tasking, users can expect average performance. The internal memory claims a 16GB storage capacity which is expandable up to 128GB using a microSD card.

Design and Display:

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The Infinix Smart 2 has a beautiful looking body construct. The mobile phone comes with Face ID as an alternative security to the fingerprint scanner. The face ID sits at the upper bezel with the selfie camera, the speaker and the LED flash. The fingerprint scanner takes its usual position alongside with the primary camera and the LED Flash at the rear of the smartphone.

The mobile is designed in four colors, and has a body dimension of 148 x 71 x 8.4 mm and weighs 148g.
Infinix Smart 2 is a multi-touch featured smartphone with a 5.5 inches widescreen display which promises an excellent viewing display to its users. In case of unexpected miss-handling, the screen has resistant protection against minor cracks and scratches.

Camera and Battery:

Although it is a budget smartphone, the Infinix Smart 2 does a pretty job in the aspect of the camera. The primary camera flaunts a 13MP snap capacity which is capable of taking stunning photography. The rear (primary) camera features the following; Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, auto-HDR, Autofocus, and a LED Flash, it also offers a [email protected] video capacity.

On the selfie side, the device gives an 8MP camera quality with the autofocus support and a LED Flash. You will also enjoy wonderful video captures for those who do video calls. The 3050mAh Battery capacity does a lovely job in the power supply.

Hardware and Software

The Android 8.1 (Oreo Go Edition) powers the Infinix smartphone alongside with the XOS v3.0 skin. The phone a quad-core processor with the MediaTek MT6739 chipset that clocks a maximum speed of 1.5GHz and a 1GB RAM, This is not fast enough compared to other infinix phones like the infinix Hot S3X, infinix Note 5, Infinix 6 and 6 Pro, etc. it also packs an internal memory of 16GB ROM which is expandable up to 128GB ROM.

 

Network

2G Network GSM: 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900 MHz
3G Network WCDMA: 2100 MHz (900/1700/1900/2100 MHz for LATAM)
4G Network Yes, LTE (Global Support)
SIM Dual Nano SIM (Dual Standby)
Status Launched: June 2018

Body

Dimensions – 148 x 71 x 8.4 mm
– Weight: 145 g
Keyboard Touchscreen
Colors Black, Champagne Gold, Blue and  Red
Cover Plastic

Display

Type – HD+ IPS, multi-touch touchscreen with 16m colors
– 18:9 Screen aspect ratio
Size 5.5 inches, 720 x 1440 pixels, 285 Pixels Per-square Inch

Memory And OS

Card Slot MicroSD, up to 32GB
Internal 16GB
OS Android 8.1 Oreo (with XOS V3.0)
Processors – Octa-core 1.5 GHz CPU
– Mediatek MT6739 chipset
– Mali GPU
RAM 1GB RAM

Audio

Alert types Vibration, MIDI, MP3 ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio port 3.5mm jack

Connectivity

2G GPRS – up to 85.6 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3G Up to 42.2 mbps downlink; Up to 11.5 mbps uplink
4G YES
WIFI Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi direct
Bluetooth Version 4.2, A2DP
GPS A-GPS
NFC NO
USB Type 2.0 (with OTG support)

Camera

Primary – 13 MP, auto refocus and Dual LED flash
– FEATURES: Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, auto-HDR
Video [email protected]
Secondary 8 MP Camera with dual Selfie Flash

Battery

Capacity 3050mAh Li-Ion non-removable battery
Stand-by N/A
Talk time N/A
Music play

Other Features

Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass and Light sensor
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
Miscellaneous – FM radio
– MP3/AAC+/WAV/Flac player
– MP4/H.264 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

Price

Price level About 33,000 naira– 35,000 naira (105 USD) (10,070 Ksh)

 

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