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.
Infinix Hot 3 LTE Specifications
Display Size: 5.5-inch
Display Type: IPS LCD
Screen Resolution: 720 x 1280 Pixels
Screen Resolution Density: 267 PPI
Screen Protection: None
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.
Dimensions: 151.5 x 76 x 8.3 mm
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)
The design is really pretty and is designed to highlight the Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset that comes with the Infinix Hot 3 (4G).
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.
Rear Camera: 8 MP
Secondary Camera: 5 MP
LED Flash: Yes (Rear and Front)
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).
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
Awesome Price Tag
Cons of the Infinix Hot 3 LTE
Doesn’t run the latest version of Android
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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