A Full List of the Best Infinix Phones in 2020

Infinix Hot 10 Kenya Specs Price

In this article, we will discuss all Infinix smartphone launched in 2020 across the continent of Africa detailing prices, models, core specs and where to buy them.

1. Infinix Note Series Lineup

Infinix Note 7 and Note 7 Lite

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This has been a crazy year and I think this year we need a different perspective on the best phones to buy. Infinix launched the Infinix Note 7 lineup back in April starting with Nigeria and other markets following suits months later. 

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The Note 7 succeeds the Infinix Note 6 which was released in 2019. It (the Note 7) comes in two models: Note 7 and Note 7 Lite. Here is a side-by-side comparison on the main difference between the devices which is minimal.

Infinix Note 7 vs Infinix Note 7 Lite

SpecsInfinix Note 7Note Note 7 Lite
Display6.95-inch HD+ Infinity-O Display6.66-inch HD+ Infinity-O Display
Back Camera48MP+2MP+2MP+QVGA Quad-Camera48MP+2MP+2MP+QVGA Quad-Camera
Selfie Camera16MP Front Camera (punch hole)8MP Front Camera (punch hole)
Memory4/64GB, 4/128GB, 6/128GB 4/64GB, 4/128GB, 6/128GB 
Battery5000mAh5000mAh

In our review, we pointed out the highlights of the Infinix Note 7: 5000mAh battery, carousel quad back camera setup, supercharged gaming mode and superb MediaTek G70 processor chip for high performance.

Infinix Note 7 Price and Availability 

The Infinix Note 7 generally retails for UGX 725,000 ($195) for 64GB variant, and UGX 825,000 ($221) for the 128GB variant in Uganda. On Jumia, the Infinix Note 7 Lite cost UGX 539,700 in Uganda and UGX 690,000 for the 4/64GB Infinix Note 7 model. 

In Kenya, Infinix Note 7 cost KSh 20,699 on Jumia Kenya for the 6/128GB variant. The lite 4/64GB version retails at KSh 15,799 in Kenya as well.

In Nigeria, the 4/64GB variant cost ₦ 68,000 in Jumia while the 6GB/128GB model sells for ₦ 98,000.

Infinix Note 7 Specs

Colours: Forest Green, Aether Black, Bolivia Blue
SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM)
OS: Android 10, XOS 6.0
Display: 720 x 1640 pixels (~258 PPI density) 6.95″ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
CPU: Mediatek Helio G70 (12 nm) Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.7 GHz Cortex-A55)
Memory: 64GB 4GB RAM | 128GB 4GB RAM | 128GB 6GB RAM
Camera: Front (16MP)/Rear (48M/AF+2M+2M+ Super low light video camera with Quad-flash light)
Battery: Fast charging 18W Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery

Infinix Note 8 and Infinix Note 8i

In October 2020, Transsion took to the stage to unveil a successor to the Note 7 lineup in form of Infinix Note 8 and Note 8i.

The two variants see an improvement in specs, cameras, processor chips and battery life. As a cherry on top, this is the first Infinix smartphone to feature a USB Type-C port and charging support of up to 18W.

The 5200mAh battery should result in respectable battery life as well, an aspect where Infinix Note devices have been known to dominate.

In the camera department, the Note 8 and Note 8i packs 6 cameras for the worthy upgrade: four (4) at the back and two (2) at the front. A dual selfie shooter with a 16MP primary lens and a 2MP portrait sensor.

The rear camera setup consists of a 64MP main, a 2MP Portrait, another 2MP for Macro and an ‘AI Camera’.

Infinix Note 8 and Note 8i keeps the same side-mounted fingerprint scanner and face unlock and a huge HD Infinity O display.

Infinix Note 8 and Note 8i Prices and Availability

In Uganda, Infinix Note 8 cost UGX 900,000 on Jumia for 6/128GB storage and Infinix Note 8i is shy of UGX 650,000 on Jumia as well for a 4/128GB RON model.

In Kenya, Infinix Note 8i retails at KSh 15,999 while the regular Infinix Note 8 sells for at KSh 23,399 on Jumia.

In Nigeria, the latest Infinix Note 8 cost ₦ 135,000 and Infinix Note 8i is at ₦ 70,200 for a 4/64GB storage variant.

Infinix Note 8 Specs

Model: Infinix X692
Colours: Gray, Blue, Green
SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM)
OS: Android 10, XOS 6.0
Display: 720 x 1640 pixels (~258 PPI density) 6.95″ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen.
CPU: Mediatek Helio G80
Memory: 128GB 6GB RAM
Camera: Front (16MP) and (2MP). Back/Rear (64 Main+2 MP, (macro)
2 MP, (depth)+Super low light video camera with Quad-flash light)
Battery: Fast charging 18W Non-removable Li-Po 5200 mAh battery

2. Infinix Hot Series

Infinix Hot 9 and Infinix Hot 9 Play

Infinix Hot series lineup has always been the darling for average phone users because of its price and decent specs. The Hot 9 and Infinix Hot 9 Play comes as an iterative upgrade to the Hot 8 launched in 2019.

The Hot 9 packs the same 5000mAH battery capacity with its predecessor which shouldn’t be a big cause for concern as most smartphone batteries averages such numbers in 2020.

Infinix Hot 9 Specs

The Infinix Hot 9 Play model, however, sees a huge leap in improvement with a 6000mAH battery capacity. Something a bit uncommon for entry-level smartphones. The main camera sees a downgrade from the 16MP in Hot 9 to 13MP in Infinix Hot 9 Play.

Infinix Hot 9 play specs

HOT 9 comes in various colours including Quetzal Cyan, Midnight Black, Violet and Ocean wave with a unique Gem Cut Texture, appealing to the youthful spirit and amplifying the series’ positioning.

Both models of the Hot 9 lineup are a welcome addition to the series and the trade-offs are evenly distributed to choose for anyone operating within a budget.

Price and Where to Buy

All Infinix phones are available across all Infinix or TECNO branded shop in major cities/towns across the whole continent.

For online shoppers, Jumia Uganda sells the Infinix Hot 9 3GB+64GB ROM for UGX 488,000 and Infinix Hot 9 Play variant with 2GB+32GB ROM at UGX 460,950.

In Kenya, the Infinix Hot 9 Play 2+32GB variant retails at KSh 12,950 and Infinix Hot 9 3GB+64GB ROM is at KSh 13,999.

In Nigeria, the Infinix Hot 9 Play goes for ₦ 52,900 and Hot 9 retails at ₦ 58,990 in Jumia’s arena.

Infinix Hot 9 Full Specs

SIM: Dual SIM Nano-SIM
Screen: 6.6 inches 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~266 ppi density)
Platform/Android version: OS Android 10, XOS 6.0
Chipset: MediaTek Helio A25 (12 nm), CPU Octa-core (4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU: PowerVR GE8320
Storage/Memory:32GB 2GB RAM, 32GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 3GB RAM, 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM
Main Camera: 13 MP, (wide), 2 MP (macro), 2 MP (depth), QVGA (Low light sensor) | 64/128 GB models: 16 MP (wide), 2 MP (macro), 2 MP (depth).

Front camera: Single 8 MP, (wide)
Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery

Infinix Hot 10 and Hot 10 Lite

Compared to their predecessors, specs-wise, these devices have upgraded battery capacity, slightly bigger display and a polished better processor chips.

Infinix Phones 2020

Performance-wise, the Hot 10 the first ever device to feature the Octa-core Helio G70 processor in HOT series. This brings about improvement in CPU management, GPU, memory, and gaming. Supports multitasking, rapid switch between tasks even during gaming

Infinix Phones 2020

Price and Availability

The Infinix Hot 10 Lite is being sold at UGX 399,000 in Uganda on Jumia and Infinix Hot 10 at UGX 545,000 for a 3GB+65GB ROM model.

Infinix Hot 10 retails for KSh 14,900 in Kenya on Jumia and KSh 10,499 for the Infinix Hot Lite.

In Nigeria, Hot 10 costs ₦ 60,200 while the Infinix Hot 10 Lite sells for ₦ 54,800

3. Infinix Smart Series

Infinix S5 and Infinix S5 Pro

Infinix s5

We have witnessed a consistent improvement in the Infinix smartphones over the last few years and the Infinix S5 is just another example of that. The phone is powered by Octa-core, 2 GHz, Cortex A53 processor. It runs on the MediaTek Helio P22 Chipset. It has 4 GB RAM and 64 GB internal storage.

Infinix Phones 2020

Meanwhile Infinix S5 Pro takes the game to a whole new level with the 40MP pop-up AI selfie camera.

The new Infinix S5 Pro 6.53″ FHD+ screen offers a 403 PPI pixel density, producing super clear display. The bezels on the edge are so thin and it’s the perfect Infinix phone in 2020 without notches or punch-holes.

Infinix Phones 2020

Price and Availability

Infinix S5 cost around UGX 619,000 in Uganda on Jumia meanwhile the Pro version Infinix S5 Pro is UGX 824,000.

In Kenya, the 128GB+6GB Infinix S5 Pro variant is KSh 21,999 on Jumia.

In Nigeria, Infinix S5 cost ₦ 95,000 on Jumia and Infinix S5 Pro is ₦ 61,990 for the 4/64GB ROM version.

Infinix S5 Specs

Colours: Ocean Wave, Quetzal Cyan, Midnight Black
SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM)
OS: Android 10 (Go Edition)
Network: GSM, HSPA, 4G LTE
Dimensions: 165.4 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm
Display: 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~266 ppi density)
CPU: Mediatek MT6761D Helio A20 (12 nm)
Memory: 32GB 2GB RAM, 64GB 3GB RAM
Camera: Front (8MP) with flash. Back/Rear ( 13MP Main + QVGA + QVGA+ Triple Camear setup)
Sensors: Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Proximity, and Fingerprint (side-mounted)
Battery: Fast charging 10W Non-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery

4. Infinix Zero Lineup

Infinix Zero 8

best infinix phones 2020

In the spirit of saving the best for the last, Infinix Zero 8 has been Transsion’s main flagship device of the year 2020. It boasts of numerous high-end specs, one of which is its 90Hz display refresh rate. Infinix Zero 8 is among the must-have Infinix phones of 2020.

Infinix Zero 8 features a 6.85-inch FHD+ display panel with a refresh rate of 90HZ and 180Hz touch sampling rate. The display flaunts the bezel-less design with a dual-punch-hole cutout for selfie cameras.

The Infinix Zero 8 is powered by a MediaTek Helio G90T (a processor renowned for seamless gaming experience) coupled with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage capacity that can be expanded up to 256GB using a microSD card.

As expected, the premium specs also translate to a hefty price. Infinix Zero 8 retails at UGX 1,095,000 in Uganda and KSh 28,899 in Kenya.

Infinix Zero 8 Specs

Colours: Silver Diamond, Black Diamond, Green Diamond
SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM)
OS: Android 10
Dimensions: 165.4 x 76.4 x 8.8 mm
Display: 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~266 ppi density)
CPU: Mediatek MT6761D Helio A20 (12 nm)
Memory: 8GB RAM + 128GB ROM
Camera: Front (48 MP wide and 8MP ultrawide selfie camera). Back/Rear Camera Quad rear camera setup with (64 MP Main wide lens, 8 MP ultrawide lens, 2MP depth sensor and another 2 MP depth sensor with Quad-LED flash)
Battery: Fast charging 33W Non-removable Li-Po 4500 mAh battery

And that’s it for the Infinix smartphones released in 2020 across the continent. Let us know in the comment section your biggest highlights of the Infinix brand this year.

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