There has been a lot of buzz on this new device but it is highly recommended that we are, your favourite tech blog in Ghana,  add our voice. Although this is not a review, we hope to give a good appreciation of what to expect if you should consider buying this phone.

Infinix Mobile continues to be one of the favourite mobile brands when it comes to affordable smartphone devices for millennials. They have not only been consistent at this but have also made sure to catch up with the innovations being released by some premium brands like Pixel, Apple, OnePlus, Huawei, Samsung, just to mention a few. Although you don’t expect to get all the premium features of these major phone brands, Infinix attempts to give every customer a feel at a cheap price.

Infinix has released into our market the Infinix Hot 6X as successor to Hot 6 and Hot 6 Pro with an introduction of a notch! The Infinix Hot 6X is a major upgrade from the Hot 6 and a minor upgrade.

infinix Hot 6X

Before we dive into the specs and features of the Hot 6X, let’s take a close look at the key specs and features.


Infinix Hot 6X Key Specifications

  • Display — 6.2-inch HD+ IPS LCD 2.5D curved capacitive touchscreen in 19:9 aspect ratio
  • Dimension — 157.02 x 75.7 x 8.35mm
  • Rear camera — 13MP + 2MP with quad LED flash
  • Front camera — 8MP with AI mode, f/2.0 aperture and LED flash
  • RAM — 2GB or 3GB
  • Internal Storage — 16GB or 32GB (expandable up to 128GB)
  • Processor — 1.3GHz Quad-core Snapdragon 425 SoC
  • Operating system — XOS based on Android 8.1 Oreo
  • Connectivity — Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS + GLONASS
  • Battery — 4,000mAh

Design and Display Of Infinix Hot 6X

The Infinix Hot 6X is completely plastic. Dimensions are 154.4 x 72.2 x 7.8 mm. Moreover, it weighs 145 grams and comes in sandstone black, magic gold, Bordeaux red, and city blue colours This smartphone is not water resistant.

Display type is HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touch screen. The screen size is 6 inches of 16 million colors. The pixels resolution is 720 x 1440. Pixel density is 282 ppi, and the screen to body ratio is 76.1 percent. Other features include multi-touch up to 10 fingers, and scratch resistant. There is no secondary display in this mobile smartphone.

Camera Features

There are two cameras to the back of Infinix Hot 6X. One is 13 MP plus 2 MP with dual LED flash attribute. These cameras are able to produce good images. On the other hand, the video performance is also moderate. Other features include autofocus, continuous shooting, digital zoom, exposure compensation, face detection, and others.

At the front, there is a 5 MP camera devoid of many features. There is no flash feature here, so specifications are strictly restricted.

Hardware And Software In Infinix Hot 6X

Android 8.1 Oreo operating System is the primary software in this device. Furthermore, the user interface is XOS 3.0 Hummingbird. For hardware sake, there is Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 SoC, accompanied by CPU Quad-core 1.4 GHz. Also, the GPU is Adreno 308.

Storage Capacity And Sensors

Internal memory in the Infinix Hot 6X is 2GB of RAM which is not expandable. Whereas, the internal storage is 16GB and that can be increased up to 128GB with a microSD card. Sensors include fingerprint (mounted to the rear), accelerometer, proximity, and ambient light.

Network And Connectivity

There are 2G, 3G, and 4G internet networks in the Infinix Hot 6X and this means that the device is GSM, WCDMA, HSDPA, and LTE compliant. There are two Nano SIM card slots in the device and any of the two slots is able to operate the 4G network.

Other connectivity components are Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, mobile hotspot, USB Type-C, GPS, A-GPS, and others. However, there no infrared, HDMI, or NFC in the Infinix Hot 6X.

Battery Life

This stands at a good 4000 mAh of non-removable Li-Ion battery. There is fast charging technology in here and that means that the smartphone is able to charge from zero to 100 percent in about two hours. However, there is no wireless charging technology in the device. Moreover, the manufacturer claims that users can bask in the hope of using their phones two days without charging after a full charge.

Price And Availability

Pricing for the Infinix Hot 6X hovers around $130 in other regions but in Ghana, you are sure to get it around GHS 640. However, you could get it cheaper or more expensive than that, depending on where you buy it from.

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