Get Ready for Infinix Smart 8: Jan 2024 Release with Cutting-Edge Features

As we step into 2024, Infinix is all set to make waves in the budget smartphone market with the impending launch of its Smart 8 series. The series, showcasing a blend of innovation and affordability, is poised to cater to the evolving needs of cost-conscious yet tech-savvy consumers.

First in the lineup is the Infinix Smart 8, slated for release in India on January 13, 2024. The Smart 8 is expected to feature a 6.6-inch LCD screen, boasting an HD+ resolution and a 90Hz refresh rate. A standout feature is its ‘Dynamic Island’ design, a nod to contemporary styling trends. The device is also equipped with a side fingerprint scanner, an 8MP front camera complemented by LED light, and a robust 50MP main camera at the rear – a first in its price segment.

Infinix Smart 8 Specifications

Launch DateJanuary 13, 2024
Display6.6-inch LCD, HD+ resolution, 90Hz refresh rate
Design‘Dynamic Island’ style
Rear Camera50MP main camera
Front Camera8MP with LED light
Fingerprint ScannerSide-mounted
RAM4GB, plus 4GB virtual RAM
Battery5,000mAh with USB-C charging
Expected PriceBelow Rs 7,000 (~RM398)
Available ColorsRainbow Blue, Shiny Gold, Timber Black, Galaxy White

Infinix Smart 8 Pro Specifications

Certification DateDecember 20, 2023
Model NumberX6525B
DisplayExpected 6.6-inch, 720p resolution
ChipsetMediaTek Helio P35
Operating SystemAndroid 13
Base Model FeaturesUnisoc T606 chipset, 90Hz display, 13MP main camera, 5,000mAh battery, 10W charging
Expected Price RangeSlightly higher than NGN82,000 (~RM418) for base model

Under the hood, the Smart 8 will be powered by a sturdy 5,000mAh battery, supported by efficient USB-C charging. It comes with 4GB of RAM, supplemented by an additional 4GB of virtual RAM, and 64GB of storage. Set to be priced under Rs 7,000 (~RM398), the phone will be available in vibrant shades like Rainbow Blue, Shiny Gold, Timber Black, and Galaxy White. Prospective buyers can catch a glimpse of the phone’s design and specs on Flipkart prior to its official debut.

In parallel, the Smart 8 Pro is also making headlines with its recent SIRIM certification. Though its release date is still under wraps, the certification hints at an imminent launch. The Smart 8 Pro is rumored to be powered by the MediaTek Helio P35 chipset, paired with 3GB of RAM, and will operate on Android 13. It’s expected to sport a 720p display, likely 6.6 inches in size, aligning with the series’ design ethos.

The base model Smart 8, launched last November, set the stage with its Unisoc T606 chipset, a 90Hz display, and a 5,000mAh battery, among other features. Priced at around NGN82,000 (~RM418), the Pro variant is anticipated to be slightly more expensive, offering enhanced features for a marginally higher cost.

Infinix’s Smart 8 series represents the brand’s commitment to delivering quality and innovation at accessible price points. As the smartphone market continues to evolve, Infinix positions itself as a key player in the budget segment, offering advanced features without breaking the bank.

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