The Infinix Smart 8 has been launched in Nigeria as a successor to the Smart 7 which launched back in February. The new device is nearly identical to the Tecno Pop 8 which is no surprise since both Infinix and Tecno are under the umbrella of Transsion Holdings.

Infinix Smart 8 launched

Smart 8 brings an IPS LCD with HD+ resolution and a 90Hz refresh rate. The panel sports a punch hole cutout and a Dynamic Island-like overlay which brings status updates and charging info.

Infinix went with the Unisoc T606 chipset alongside 3GB RAM and 64GB storage which is expandable via the microSD card slot. The back houses a 13MP main cam (f/1.8) alongside e a VGA depth helper and LED flash.

The device boots Android 13 with Infinix XOS 13 on top and features a 5,000 mAh battery with 10W charging support.

Infinix Smart 8 specs

Infinix Smart 8 Specifications

Network Properties

  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2

  • 3G bands:

    • HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100

    • HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100

  • 4G bands:

    • 1, 3, 5, 8, 38, 40, 41

    • 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41

  • Speed: HSPA, LTE

Launch

  • Announced: 2023, November 09

  • Status: Exp. release 2023, November

Design

  • Dimensions: mm

  • Weight: g

  • Build: Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame

  • Colors: Timber Black, Shiny Gold, Crystal Green, Galaxy White

  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Display

  • Type: IPS LCD, 90Hz, 500 nits (peak)

  • Size: 6.6 inches, 104.6 cm2

  • Resolution: 720 x 1612 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~267 ppi density)

Operating System

  • Android 13

Hardware

  • Chipset: Unisoc T606 (12 nm)

  • CPU: Octa-core (2×1.6 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.6 GHz Cortex-A55)

  • GPU: Mali-G57 MP1

  • Card slot: microSDXC (dedicated slot)

  • Internal: 128GB 8GB RAM

Cameras

  • Main Camera: Dual

    • 13 MP, f/1.8, 27mm (wide), AF

    • AI Lens 0.3 MP, (depth)

  • Features: Ring-LED flash, HDR, panorama

  • Video: 1080p@30fps

  • Cameras

  • Main Camera: Single – 8 MP

  • Video: Yes

Multimedia

  • Radio: FM Radio

  • Loudspeaker: Yes

  • Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes

Connectivity

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band

  • Bluetooth: 5.0, A2DP, LE

  • Positioning: GPS

  • NFC: No

  • USB: USB Type-C 2.0, OTG

Features

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

Battery

  • Battery Type and Capacity: Li-Po 5000 mAh, non-removable

  • Charging: 10W wired

  • Reverse wired

Models: X6525

Infinix Smart 8 Price and Availability

Infinix Smart 8 in colors

Infinix Smart 8 comes in Timber Black, Galaxy White, Crystal Green and Shiny Gold colors. Retail pricing in Nigeria is set at NGN 82,000 ($105) and the device is already on open sale there.