Infinix has yet again added anew member to the Hot 10 lineup. We are talking about the Infinix Hot 10S unveiled in Indonesia. Some regions will get an NFC-enabled variant called Infinix Hot 10S NFC. The devices have almost the same specs but the latter comes with an NFC chip and few differences like a lesser battery, storage inside. Let’s take a look at what they bring and their prices.

Infinix Hot 10S launched

The Infinix Hot 10S, Hot 10S NFC sports a 6.82-inch HD+ display with a 90Hz refresh rate. The display, which also has a 180Hz touch sampling rate, comes with a resolution of 720 pixels and has a waterdrop notch for the selfie camera.

Infinix Hot 10S display

The Hot 10S series has features like Dar-link optimization engine software for improving touch sensitivity, and graphic renderings and self-learning AI algorithm for improving lag times.

Under the hood, the devices have a MediaTek Helio G85 chipset whose GPU said to be 32% faster than Snapdragon 665. Speaking of performance, Infinix has partnered with Mobile Legends: Bang Bang (MLBB), a MOBA game, to market this as a gaming focused device.


Infinix Hot 10S launched 1

For cameras, the Infinx Hot 10S series has a Triple-camera on the back with 48MP main lens, a 2MP depth sensor, and an AI camera. Upfront, there is an 8MP selfie camera. Camera features include Super Nightscape for low-light shots, 240fps slow-mo and 1080p video recording.

Infinix Hot 10S 48 MP rear camera 1080p video plus fingerprint reader

Other features include a 6,000mAh battery on the Hot 10S, a 5,000mAh battery on the Hot 10S NFC, DTS Audio and Dar-link Ultimate Game Booster to aid gaming, rear fingerprint sensor, 4G with VoLTE support, NFC(on the Hot 10S NFC), and XOS 7.6 based on Android 11 OS.

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Infinix Hot 10S in colors

Infinx Hot 10S, Hot 10S NFC Specifications

Network Properties

  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
  • 4G bands: 1, 3, 5, 8, 38, 40, 41
  • Speed: HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps


  • Announced: 2021, April 21
  • Status: Exp. release 2021, May 12


  • Dimensions: 171.5 x 77.5 x 9.2 mm (6.75 x 3.05 x 0.36 in)
  • Weight: g
  • Build: Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame
  • Colors: Black, Purple, Morandi Green, Heart of Ocean
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


  • Type: IPS LCD, 90Hz
  • Size: 6.82 inches, 110.5 cm2 (~83.1% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 720 x 1640 pixels (~263 ppi density)

Operating System

  • Android 11, XOS 7.6


  • Chipset: MediaTek Helio G85 (12nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • GPU: Mali-G52 MC2
  • Storage: 64GB 4GB RAM, 128GB 4GB RAM
  • Memory Card slot: microSDXC (dedicated slot)
  • eMMC 5.1


  • Main Camera: Triple
    • 48 MP, f/1.8, (wide), 1/2.0, 0.8µm, PDAF
    • 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
    • AI Lens
  • Features: Quad-LED flash, HDR, panorama
  • Video: 1080p@30fps
  • Selfie Camera: Single – 8 MP, (wide)
  • Features: Dual-LED flash
  • Video: 1080p@30fps


  • Radio: FM Radio
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes


  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
  • Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE
  • GPS: Yes, with A-GPS
  • NFC: NFC (for NFC version)
  • USB: microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go


  • Sensors: Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity


  • Battery Type and Capacity: Li-Po 6,000 mAh (5000 mAh for NFC version), non-removable

Infinix Hot 10S, Hot 10S NFC Price and Availability

The Infinix Hot 10S will be available in many storage variants like 4/6GB RAM, 64/128GB storage. However, the 6GB RAM, 128GB storage model will be available in Indonesia from May 12 for a price of $130.

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The Hot 10S NFC version is priced at $120 and comes in 4GB RAM, 128GB storage. There are four colors of the Hot 10S series: 95° Black, Morandi Green, Heart of Ocean, and 7° Purple.

The Infinix Hot 10S NFC version will be available in markets like Indonesia, Russia, and Latin America.



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