Infinix Hot 8 vs Hot 7: Features and Specs Comparison

Infinix Hot 8 Vs Infinix Hot 7

The battle of big batteries…

While the Infinix Hot 8 has a massive 5000 mAh battery and the Infinix Hot 7 battery has a 4000 mAh battery capacity. This is just one of the many differences between the two most recent phones from the Infinix Hot series. In this Infinix Hot 8 vs Infinix Hot 7 article, we dive into details, comparing the features of both devices.

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In case you are looking for the full reviews, we already did them and you can find the Infinix Hot 8 review and Infinix Hot 7 review on their respective hyperlinks.

Design and Display

The Infinix Hot 8 has a polycarbonate body with a gradient finish. It has dimensions of 165 x 76.3 x 8.7 mm and a weight of 179 grams. Above the screen is a small waterdrop notch that has the front camera. The volume rocker and power keys are situated on the right-hand side.

The micro-USB port, speaker, and a 3.5mm headphone port are placed at the bottom edge. The SIM card tray is on the left-hand side. It also has a large 6.52-inch display with HD resolution of 720 x 1600 pixels and an aspect ratio of 20:9. It uses an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors.

Infinix Hot 8 Cameras
Rear-view of the Infinix Hot 8

On the other hand, the Infinix Hot 7 comes in the dimensions 157 x 75.7 x 8 mm and weighs 166 grams. It sports a 6.2-inch full view panel with HD resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels and an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 to house the notch. It uses an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 16M colors. At the back, the dual cameras and dual-LED flash are aligned in a vertical orientation.

Infinix Hot 7 impressions
Infinix Hot 7


The Hot 8 has a triple camera set-up at the back which is vertically-aligned and comprises of a 13MP main sensor, a 2MP depth sensor, and a low-light shooter. The back cameras are supported by a Quad-LED flash set-up. It has an 8MP single selfie camera with an LED flash and shoots videos in 1080p@30fps.

On the other hand, the Hot 7 features dual cameras at the back, a 13MP shooter and an 8MP depth sensor. The back cameras are supported by an LED flash It has a single 8MP selfie camera that comes with an LED flash. The Hot 7 also shoots videos in 1080p@30fps.

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Dual camera set up for Infinix Hot 7
Dual Camera Set-up for Infinix Hot 7

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OS, Memory, and Processor

The Infinix Hot 8 runs on Android 9.0 with XOS version 5.0. It uses the Mediatek MT6761 Helio A22 chipset, is powered by the Quad-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU and runs the PowerVR GE8320 GPU. The phone is powered by 2GB RAM and 32GB internal storage.

The Hot 7, on the other hand, runs on Android 8.0, uses the Mediatek MT6580 chipset and is powered by Quad-core 1.3 GHz CPU. The phone runs on 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage.


The Hot 8 has a massive non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery that can last you a whole day on normal phone usage. Hot 7 has a slightly smaller Li-Po 4000 mAh battery (also non-removable) that can last you a whole day on moderate usage.


The Infinix Hot 8 is priced at UGX 450,000 (122 USD approximately) while the Infinix Hot 7 goes for about UGX 439,000 (119 USD) in Uganda.

Infinix Hot 8 Vs Hot 7 Key Comparison

Design and DisplayPolycarbonate body, 6.52" display6.2" Display
720 x 1440 pixels resolution
CameraTriple camera set-upDual camera set-up
Battery5000mAh non-removable battery4000mAh non-removable battery
PriceUGX 450,000UGX 436,000
Operating System, Memory and ProcessorAndroid 9
2GB RAM/32GB Internal storage
Android 8.0
2GB RAM/32GB Internal Storage

Are you looking to buy for yourself or someone else the Infinix Hot 8 or Hot 7? Have you owned any of these devices before? What were your experiences?


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