Infinix recently launched the S4 smartphone which is a spiritual successor to the Hot S3 smartphone. The S4 was launched around the period Redmi also entered the Nigeria Market with its recently released Redmi Note 7. Now, Both devices comes with price tags within the same range ( N50,000 – N70,000). This alone can get one confused if you are thinking of buying any of the duo. Hence, reason why we will be taking a look at their specifications here in order to determine which deserves your money.
Infinix S4 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 7
Infinix S4 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 7: Display
Infinix Hot S4 sports a 6.26-inch HD+ display with a water drop notch housing the front facing camera while the Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 has a slightly bigger 6.3-inch display with also a water drop notch housing the front-facing camera. The Xiaomi Redmi back is made of glass with plastic frame all around as against plastic on the Infinix S4.
Infinix S4 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 7: Design
Infinix S4 comes with a dimension of 156 x 75 x 7.9 mm and weighs 154 g while Redmi Note 7 has a dimension of 159.2 x 75.2 x 8.1 mm and weighs 186 g.
Infinix S4 comes in colours Red and Blue while Redmi Note 7 has Blue, Black and Twilight Gold colours.
Infinix S4 has dual SIM slot and a dedicated slot for MicroSD while Redmi Note 7 has a Hybrid SIM card which means you can either use Two SIM cards or One SIM and a microSD card.
Infinix S4 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 7: Hardware
Infinix Hot S4 makes use of a MediaTek Helio P22 SoC which has an octa-core processor clocked at 2.0GHz alongside a PowerVR GE8320 GPU for gaming with 3GB or 6GB of RAM and 32GB or 64GB as the available storage options. Storage can be expanded via the dedicated MicroSD card slot of up to 128GB.
Redmi Note 7, on the other hand, has a better Snapdragon 660 SoC which also has an octa-core processor clocked at 2.2GHz with an Adreno 512 GPU for graphics/gaming. It comes in three configurations which include 3GB/32GB, 4GB/64GB and 4GB/128GB with a possibility of taking up to 256GB via a MicroSD card.
Infinix S4 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 7: Software
Both the Infinix S4 and Xiaomi Redmi Note 7 runs Android 9.0 Pie out of the box. However, Infinix S4 will have their XOS UI on top and Xioami will also have its own MIUI on top as well.
Infinix S4 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 7: Camera
Infinix Hot S4 has a triple rear camera consisting of a 13MP + 8MP + 2MP camera combination with a quad-LED flash and a single 32MP camera at the front for selfies.
Redmi Note 7, on the other hand, has just rear cameras; a 48MP main sensor and a secondary 5MP depth sensor camera. As for selfies, the Redmi Note 7 has a single 13MP front-facing camera.
Infinix S4 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 7: Battery and Connectivity
Both the Infinix S4 and Hot 7 Pro have a 4,000mAh battery with a standard 10W fast battery charging on the Infinix S4 and an 18W (Quick Charge 4) fast battery charging on the Redmi Note 7.
There is also 4G LTE connectivity here on both devices. Other features on both devices include but not limited to WiFi, WiFi hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS, a 3.5mm jack and of course, a microUSB port on the Infinix S4 and a USB Type-C on the Redmi Note 7 through which charging and file transfer are done. Redmi Note 7 also has an IR blaster which can be used to control other household appliances.
Infinix S4 vs Xiaomi Redmi Note 7: Price
Infinix Hot S4 cost N50,900 for the 3GB/32GB configuration and can go as high as N64,500 for the biggest configuration with 6GB/64GB. Redmi Note 7, on the other hand, starts at N58,000 for the based model with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. The bigger 4GB/64GB configuration goes for N66,900 while doubling the storage (4GB/128GB) will increase the price to N75,000.
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Talking about global acceptance and popularity which in a way physiologically guarantees durability and reliability, I will personally go for Redmi note 7 rather than the Infinix S4. Also, the Redmi Note 7 comes a better specs but if you can’t afford to add the extra money for it then the Hot S4 is still very cool.