Tue. May 17th, 2022

Are you ready for a new Infinix smartphone that offers a lot of functionality for a low price? Then the Infinix Hot 8 (X650C) might be something for you. Smartphones from the Infinix Hot line are characterized by the good price-quality ratio. In addition, this device is also a camera topper for those looking for a budget device!

The Infinix Hot 8 which succeeds the Hot 7 has three cameras on the back of which one has a 13-megapixel sensor. With the 6.52-inch screen, you can look back at the beautiful photos without missing a detail. With a hefty 5000mAh battery, the phone will also be supplied with power for a long time, coupled with AI Power Management, it makes you even less dependent on the power outlet.

Let’s delve deeper as we explore the full specifications, features and price of the new Infinix Hot 8 smartphone.

Infinix Hot 8 Features (Preview)

The MediaTek Helio P22 MT6762 chipset ensures that the device can handle a lot of tasks. This means the Hot 8 is in the low-end segment. With this processor, you have enough computing power to handle simple daily tasks without any problem. With 2GB or 4GB of memory, you can also easily switch between active apps.

The 6.52-inch screen ensures that you can easily watch a movie on your phone. The thin screen edges give the device a premium look. To make room for the front camera, Infinix has opted for a small notch at the top of the display. The so-called mini drop notch makes it possible to make the screen even larger with an aspect ratio of 20:9 and a screen occupancy ratio of 90.3%.

In total there are four cameras on the Infinix Hot 8. The triple camera on the back takes razor-sharp pictures thanks to the main sensor of 13-megapixels. The secondary camera is an 8-megapixel sensor with AI. The 8-megapixel AI sensor on the front is also perfect for taking selfies!

Infinix Hot 8

With 32GB / 64GB of internal storage, you are just good to go when saving music, data and other media contents! If at some point you need more storage, it is quick and easy to do with a memory card. This means you never have too little storage and you can download your favourite movies and music without any problems!

The battery has a capacity of 5000mAh. This robust battery ensures that you save a full day of intensive use with one battery charge. This makes you less dependent on electrical outlets, which is very handy. The MicroUSB port is also equipped with Quick Charge so that your phone is 100% charged in no time.

The fingerprint scanner on the back of the Infinix Hot 8 ensures that your phone is unlocked in an instant. Moreover, the sensor is very reliable so that only you have access to your files and other data!

The Hot 8 comes out of the box with the Android Pie operating system and a self-developed shell from Infinix, called XOS 5.0. This allows you to set up your smartphone to your own taste. In addition, extra apps have been installed so that you can get even more out of the Xiaomi device!

Key Specs

Here are the Infinix Hot 8 (X650C) key specifications…

Display 6.52-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, (~81.5% screen-to-body ratio), 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~269 ppi density)
OS Android 9 Pie (XOS 5.0)
Processor Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 (12 nm), Quad-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 – 32/2 GBMediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm), Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 – 64/4 GB
Storage 32GB/64GB ROM + 2GB/4GB RAM (MicroSD card up to 256GB)
Camera 13MP + 2MP + QVGA Rear/8MP Front (With LED light)
Battery 5,000mAh
Price N35,000 – N47,000


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Infinix Hot 8 Price and Availability

The Infinix Hot 8 (X650C) launched in September 2019; It comes in four colour variants – Quetzal Cyan, Cosmic Purple, Shark Gray, and Midnight Black. You can order the phone from any of the online shopping markets using the links below.

Infinix Hot 8 (2GB /32GB ROM) has a starting price of 7000INR (approx. ₦35,000) in Nigeria, while the Hot 8 (4GB /64GB ROM) retails at 8999INR (approx. ₦47,000)


Infinix Hot 8 (X650C) Full Specifications and Features

General Features

  • Platform: Android 9 Pie (XOS 5.0)
  • Processor:
    • Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 (12 nm), Quad-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 – 32/2 GB
    • Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm), Octa-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 – 64/4 GB
  • Memory: 2/4GB RAM
  • GPU: PowerVR GE8320
  • Colours: Quetzal Cyan, Cosmic Purple, Shark Gray, and Midnight Black
  • Dimension: 165.0 × 76.3 × 8.7 mm
  • Weight: 179 g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM
  • Glass Unibody design


  • Display: 6.52-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, (~81.5% screen-to-body ratio), 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~269 ppi density)
  • Screen Protection: –


  • Rear Camera: Triple
    • 13 MP, f/1.8, 26mm (wide), 1/3.1″, 1.12µm, PDAF
    • 2 MP, depth sensor
    • QVGA (Low light sensor)
  • Rear Camera Features: Quad-LED flash, panorama, HDR, Video 1080p@30fps
  • Front Camera: 8 MP, f/2.0, 25mm (wide), LED flash


  • Built-in Storage: 32GB/64GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes, GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 2G CDMA 1X: –
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes, HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
  • 3G CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • CDMA EVDO: –
  • 4G LTE: No
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, 5.0, A2DP, LE
  • NFC: No
  • Infrared Blaster: No
  • USB Port: MicroUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol: –


  • Music Player: MP3/eAAC+/WAV player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.264/FLAC player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes, Dirac Surround Sound
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer: –
  • SpO2: –
  • Pedometer: –
  • Heart Rate Monitor: –
  • Gyroscope: Yes
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (rear)
  • Iris Scanner: –
  • Face Unlock: –
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging: No
  • Built-in Mobile Payment: –
  • Water Resistant: No
  • Dust Resistant: No
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 5,000mAh non-removable Li-Po battery
  • 18.1 hrs 4G Talk-time
  • 17.6 hrs Music Playback
  • 14 hrs Video Playback
  • 18.6 hrs Web Surfing
  • 11.4 hrs Gaming
  • 25.4 days of Standby time

Where to buy Infinix Hot 8

By Boinero

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