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Infinix Note 3: Specifications Review

August 17, 2016
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The Infinix Note 3 is finally here!

Background Info

The Infinix Note 3 is the latest Infinix Smartphone to launch in Kenya. The Note 3 is an upgrade of the Infinix Note 2, a phablet that launched sometime in December 2015.

The smartphone features some significant hardware upgrades with the highlight being the Full HD 6.0 display, fast charging and most importantly a fingerprint sensor.

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

Infinix Note 3 Specifications

Battery and Extras

Battery Capacity: 4500mAh

The battery capacity of the Infinix Note 3 is definitely the highlight of the smartphone.

The Infinix Note 3 features a 4500mAh battery. This is one of the largest battery capacity found on a budget smartphone and is only rivaled by the 5050 mAh Tecno L5 battery capacity.

In my tests, the Infinix Note 3 was able to give me close to 8 hours and 30 Minutes of on-screen time from a single charge. This is pristine even for a device with such a large battery capacity.

The smartphone features 4.5A fast charging technology, a feature that guarantees you up to 200 minutes talk time from just 5 minutes of charge.

Related: Infinix Note 3 Battery Test

Display

Display Size: 6.0-inch

Display Type: IPS LCD

Screen Resolution: 1080 x 1920 Pixels

Screen Resolution Density: 368 ppi

Screen Protection: None

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The Infinix Note 3 features a 6.0-inch 1080 x 1920 Pixels Full HD IPS LCD display. This is an upgrade from the 720 x 1280 pixels display found on the Infinix Note 2.

The display is vibrant and it looks really good. The vibrancy of the display gives the smartphone a premium look and feel despite the smartphone’s budget price tag.

Design

Dimensions: 162.5 x 82.8 x 8.4mm

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The Infinix Note 3 features a candy bar design concept.

Infinix replaced the polycarbonate construction with a fantastic metallicious build. The downside to the use of the premium material is that the Infinix Note 3 is quite heavy, significantly heavier than the Note 3.

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You will definitely feel the weight of the smartphone when you begin using the smartphone, but you will with time get used to the weight.

Performance

Operating System: Android 6.0 Marshmallow

CPU: MT6753 Octa-core 1.3GHz

RAM: 2 GB

Internal Memory: 16 GB

Micro SD: Yes, up to 128 GB

You get a powerful MT6753 Octa-core 1.3GHz CPU coupled with some 2GB RAM with the Infinix Note 3. This setup is fantastic since stutters and lags are pretty much non-existent.

The Infinix Note 3 (3G) comes with 2GB RAM, up from the 1 GB RAM found on the Infinix Note 3 (3G).

Infinix Global MD has earlier on hinted that the company was phasing out 1 GB smartphone, and therefore the Note 3 (3G) could be the beginning of more 2 GB budget Infinix smartphones to come.

Another highlight of the Infinix Note 3 is that it runs XOS, a customized user interface that is the successor of the XUI. XOS is really neat and runs extremely well on the Infinix Note 3 hardware.

The other striking feature with the Infinix Note 3 is the fingerprint sensor. The Note 3 fingerprint sensor is fast and accurate, i really liked it.

Infinix Note 3 Fingerprint

Camera

Rear Camera: 13 MP

Secondary Camera: 5.0 MP

LED Flash: Yes

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You get a 5.0 MP for your selfies and a 13.0 MP camera for general photography. This is an upgrade from the 2.0 MP Front-facing camera and an 8.0 MP camera found on the Infinix Note 2.

Extras

Dual SIM

Verdict

The Infinix Note 3 is a fantastic budget smartphone. The Note 3 is a fine choice for buyers who are out seeking for a budget Android smartphone that has a premium battery life.

Why you should buy the Infinix Note 3

Impressive battery life

Awesome design

Stellar Camera Performance

Finger-print sensor feature

Cons of the Infinix Note 3

Rivals

Rivals of the Infinix Note 3 includes the Tecno L8 (Ksh. 11,499) and the Lenovo K4 Note (Ksh. 16,999)

Price in Kenya

The Infinix Note 3 (3G) is yet to officially launch 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 :)