Infinix Hot 9 Review

Infinix has launched Infinix Hot 9 and Infinix Hot 9 Pro smartphones in India. Both phones have a Punch Hole Display, Helio P22 Processor, 5000mAh Battery. The difference is Infinix Hot 9 has 13MP Main camera compared to 48MP on Hot 9 Pro Rest all Specs same. Here’s our review of Infinix Hot 9.
Infinix Hot 9

Box Content includes Phone, Adaptor, USB Cable, TPU Case, Protective Screen Guard, SIM Ejector Pin, Quick Start Guide, Warranty Card.

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On the front, Infinix Hot 9 has a 6.6-inch HD+ Punch Hole Display. It has an 8MP In-display selfie camera, minimal bezels on top and bottom. On the right, there is Volume & power button, SIM card slot on the left side. 3.5mm audio jack, MicroUSB port, Speaker on the bottom. On Rear, it has a Quad Rear Camera, Fingerprint Scanner, Infinix Branding. It comes with a gradient finish design, Plastic build. The phone measure  165 x 76.8 x 8.7 mm and weighs 185. With a bigger display, it’s difficult to use a phone in a single hand. Curved edges on back pannel give good grip in hand. build quality is good.

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On Display, Infinix Hot 9 comes with a 6.6-inch HD+ Punch Hole Display with a 20:9 aspect ratio, 90.5% of Screen to body ratio, 480 nits brightness. It produces good colors and Viewing Angles in indoor conditions, It does come with an auto-brightness sensor which works well. In outdoor contions or bright sunlight, the viewing angle is average, brightness is quite low even at full brightness.

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Infinix Hot 9 is powered by the Octa-Core Helio P22 processor with IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU. It comes with  4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage out of which 53GB available for the user which is further expandable with MicroSD card up to 256GB. We have seen Helio P22 in Infinix S5 Series, Hot 8 smartphones performance is good for normal usage while playing low-end games, multitasking is good. Not for playing games like PUBG, Asphalt 9 it lags in between phone does get heat up while playing for a long time.  It comes with a  Fingerprint Sensor on the rear which works fast, there is also support for Face Unlock which works fast under good lighting, does not work in low light.

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On-Camera Infinix Hot 9 has a 13MP rear camera with triple LED Flash, 2MP macro, 2MP depth, Low-light AI camera and 8MP front-facing camera. Both front and Rear Camera can record 1080p video. Video recording is decent. Front Camera captures good selfies, Rear Camera captures good images in daylight, Low light is decent.

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It runs on Android 10 with XOS 6.0. It has support for gesture navigations, dark mode, Digital wellbeing, Gaming Mode, Bike Mode, One Hand Mode,  App drawer, Peek Mode, Wi-Fi Share, Smart Panel, Inbuilt Apps include X Share, Youtube Music, Instant Aoos, AHA Games, WhatsApp, Facebook and more out of which few Apps can be uninstalled.

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Connectivity options include Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS +, Audio output is loud and clear there is also support for  DTS-HD Surround sound. VoWiFi support out of the box. Call quality is good. Infinix Hot 9 is backed by a 5000mAh battery which is able to deliver around 2 days of battery life on normal use. In our battery test, we got around 12 hours of Screen on time. It comes with a 10W charger which takes more than 3 hours to charge the device fully. 


Infinix Hot 9 priced at Rs 8999 Offers a Bigger display for a multimedia experience, Decent camera, good battery life, Decent performance. Realme C3, Realme Narzo 10A  Available with a better processor.

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