Android One Inside
Infinix Hot 2 runs on the latest flavour of Android, the Android 5.1 (Lollipop), which offers faster performance and a more efficient use of battery. However, the most interesting aspect is that the new smartphone is based on Google’s Android One standard.
The major advantage of Android One is that it ensures that the phone gets the latest version of Android as soon as it becomes available as Google will be responsible for delivering updates and security patches.
Note: Make sure you are not rooted to avoid bricking your device during the update process.
Infinix Hot 2 is the first smartphone in Nigeria to be built on Android One standard, which is aimed at offering high quality phones at affordable prices in developing countries.
Infinix Hot 2 offers a better display. It is still 5-inch, but now packs more pixels with a 720 x 1280 pixels resolution for a more brilliant view.
Infinix Hot 2 rocks an 8 megapixels camera on the back. This will ensure great quality photos on the Infinix Hot 2. The front facing camera still retains 2 megapixels.
Infinix Hot 2 is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor. This may seem the same as the first generation Hot, but with the more efficient Android 5.1 with better performance.
Infinix Hot 2 is also introducing a 2GB RAM variant which should make things run more smoothly. A variant with 2GB RAM will also be available.
Jumia is offering Infinix Hot 2 2GB RAM variant for 19,500 Naira. The 1GB RAM variant is also available, but will be priced at 17,500 Naira.
MTN is also bundling Infinix Hot 2 with a data plan that gives 1GB data for just 500 Naira.
Infinix Hot 2 is now available in Nigeria. You can buy the entry level smartphone at Jumia. Infinix Hot 2 Price in Nigeria ranges from N17,500 to N27,000, depending on your location and the configuration.
Infinix Hot 2 X510 Specifications
Platform: Android 5.1 (Lollipop), Android One
Processor: 1.3GHz quad-core Processor (MediaTek MT6580)
GPU: Mali 400 MP
Memory: 1GB or 2GB RAM
Colors: White, Black, , Red, Blue, Gold
SIM Type: -SIM Count: Dual-SIM, Dual Standby
Display: 5.0-inch IPS Display, 720 x 1280 pixels (293ppi)
Rear Camera: 8 MP Camera, LED Flash, Video
Rear Camera Features: Autofocus
Front Camera: 2MP Camera
Built-in Storage: 16GB Storage
Memory Card Support: up to 32GB
2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
2G CDMA 1X: No
3G WCDMA: 900 / 2100MHz
3G CDMA EVDO: No
4G LTE: No
Internet & Connectivity
GPRS: Yes, up to 48kbps
CDMA EVDO: No
4G LTE: No
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.0
Infrared Blaster: No
USB Port: Yes, microUSB 2.0
Instant Messaging: Yes
Push Emails: Yes
Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
FM Radio: Yes (with RDS)
3.5mm Jack: Yes
Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS
Maps: Yes, Google Maps
Sensors & Control
Proximity Sensor: Yes
Light Sensor: Yes
Fingerprint Scanner: No
Intelligent Digital Assistant: -Download from store
Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
Video Streaming: Yes
Wireless Charging: No
Water Resistant: No
Image Editor: Yes
Video Editor: No (download at store)
Document Viewer: No (download at store)
Document Editor: No (download at store)
Battery: 2200 mAh Li-ion Battery