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Infinix Hot 3 LTE (Hot Dragon): Specifications Review

May 28, 2016
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The Infinix Hot 3 LTE is the latest Infinix budget smartphone to launch in Kenya. The Infinix Hot 3 (LTE) is the 4G variant of the Infinix Hot 3 (3G). The Hot 3 (LTE) comes with some significant hardware upgrades that makes it slightly better.

That said, here is what the Infinix Hot 3 LTE has to offer.

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Infinix Hot 3 LTE Specifications

Display

Display Size: 5.5-inch

Display Type: IPS LCD

Screen Resolution: 720 x 1280 Pixels

Screen Resolution Density: 267 PPI

Screen Protection: None

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The Infinix Hot 3 LTE comes with a 5.5-inch IPS LCD display. This is exactly the display profile of the Hot 3 (3G). In fact, it is almost impossible to tell the two devices apart by looking at the displays.

Design

Dimensions: 151.5 x 76 x 8.3 mm

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The also has a design that is identical of the Infinix Hot 3 (3G).

The only noticeable difference is the rear cover. Whereas you get a smoother rear cover with the Infinix Hot 3 (3G) you get a snake-skin like exterior (dragon-like, in fact) of the rear cover of the Infinix Hot 3 (4G)

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The design is really pretty and is designed to highlight the Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset that comes with the Infinix Hot 3 (4G).

Performance

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Operating System: Android 5.1

Chipset: Qualcomm Snapdragon 415

CPU: 1.36 GHz Octa core MSM 8929

RAM: 2 GB

Internal Memory: 16 GB

Micro SD: Yes, up to 32 GB

A 1.36 GHz Octa core MSM 8929 CPU powers the Infinix Hot 3 (LTE). The CPU is the highlighted feature of the Infinix Hot 3 (LTE) since the smartphone is the first from Infinix to employ a Qualcomm Chipset.

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 415 isn’t exactly a high-end chipset, but don’t dismiss it just yet. The Chipset has been optimized for LTE connectivity, making it a fine choice for the Infinix Hot 3 LTE.

The chipset is also optimized for camera performance and thus you should expect a better camera experience than what the Infinix Hot 3 (3G) offers.

Another highlighted feature of the Hot 3 is definitely the 2GB RAM. Most users of the Hot 3 (3G) complained about how slow and buggy the smartphone was, and thus it made a lot of sense for the Hot 3 (LTE) to have 2 GB RAM.

Camera

Rear Camera: 8 MP

Secondary Camera: 5 MP

LED Flash: Yes (Rear and Front)

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The Infinix Hot 3 (LTE) comes with 8 MP camera for general photography and a 5 MP camera for selfies.

Another excellent feature is that the Infinix Hot 3 (LTE) comes both front-facing and rear LED flash.

Battery and Extras

Battery Capacity: Li-ion 3000 mAh

The Infinix Hot 3 LTE comes with a 3000 mAh battery. This exactly what you get on the Hot 3 (3G).

Extras

Dual SIM

Verdict

The Infinix Hot 3 is a fine choice if you are out shopping for a budget 4G smartphone.

Why you should buy the Infinix Hot 3 LTE

4G Internet Connectivity

Ample RAM

Awesome Price Tag

Cons of the Infinix Hot 3 LTE

Doesn’t run the latest version of Android

Rivals

Rivals of the Infinix Hot 3 (LTE) include the Samsung Galaxy J1 2016 (Ksh. 12,999)  and Tecno Camon C5 (Ksh. 11,399).

Price in Kenya

The Infinix Hot 3 (LTE) has a suggested retail price of Ksh. 11,699 in Kenya.

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Kevin is a Passionate Technology Enthusiast and the Lead Writer at MobiTrends. He has been writing about Smartphones and Mobile Technology since 2012. Drop him your comments below :)

  • esco

    hi, are sure about the camera not being 13MP?

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