The Infinix Hot 40 Series is finally been unveiled, featuring three new smartphones – Hot 40i, Hot 40, and 40 Pro. Each smartphone offers competitive specifications at an affordable price.

Infinix HOT 40 launched

The Infinix Hot 40i ships with the Unisoc T606, the Infinix Hot 40 comes with the MediaTek Helio G88, and the Infinix 40 Pro houses the MediaTek Helio G99 SoC. These smartphones promise an immersive user experience at an affordable price point, all under $200 (~Rs 16,675). Let’s dive in for more details about the Infinix Hot 40.

Infinix Hot 40

The Hot 40 features the same 6.78-inch LCD FHD+ 90Hz display offering 500 nits brightness and 1080*2460 pixel resolution. However, it offers only a 90Hz refresh rate and 270Hz touch sampling rate.

Infinix HOT 40 in colors

Unlike the Pro Variant, the Infinix Hot 40 runs on the MediaTek Helio G88 chipset as revealed earlier via Google Play Console, 4/8GB LPDDR4 RAM, expandable up to 8GB virtual RAM. It is available in two storage options of 128GB or 256GB (eMMC), with the added benefit of a microSD card slot.

There’s the same 32MP front camera dual-led flash and a Dual Camera Setup of 50MP + 2MP macro on the rear bundling quad flash.

A 5,000mAh battery combined with 33W fast charging ensures the smartphone keeps up throughout the day. The Side-FS fingerprint sensor adds to the seamless experience. It runs Android 13 with XOS 13.5 and Magic Ring notifications designed for its pill-shaped display notch.

It measures 168.61 x 76.61 x 8.25mm and weighs 196 grams, it strikes the right balance.

Infinix HOT 40 specs

Infinix Hot 40 Specifications

Network Properties

  • 2G bands: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 3G bands: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • 4G bands: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41
  • Speed: HSPA, LTE

Launch

  • Announced: 2023, December 05
  • Status: Exp. release 2023, December

Design

  • Dimensions: 168.6 x 76.6 x 8.3 mm (6.64 x 3.02 x 0.33 in)
  • Weight: 196 g (6.91 oz)
  • Build: Glass front, plastic back, plastic frame
  • Colors: Palm Blue, Horizon Gold, Starlit Black, Starfall Green
  • SIM: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)

Display

  • Type: IPS LCD, 90Hz, 500 nits (peak)
  • Size: 6.78 inches, 109.2 cm2 (~84.5% screen-to-body ratio)
  • Resolution: 1080 x 2460 pixels (~396 ppi density)

Operating System

  • Android 13, XOS 13.5

Hardware

  • Chipset: Mediatek MT6769H Helio G88 (12nm)
  • CPU: Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
  • GPU: Mali-G52 MC2
  • Memory Card slot: microSDXC (dedicated slot)
  • Internal: 128GB 8GB RAM, 256GB 8GB RAM

Cameras

  • Main Camera: Dual
    • 50 MP, f/1.6, (wide), AF
    • 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
    • 08 MP, (auxiliary lens)
  • Features: Quad-LED flash, HDR, panorama
  • Video: 1440p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
  • Selfie Camera: Single – 32 MP, f/2.2, (wide)
  • Features: Dual-LED flash
  • Video: 1080p@30fps

Multimedia

  • Radio: FM Radio
  • Loudspeaker: Yes, with stereo speakers
  • Audio 3.5mm jack: Yes

Connectivity

  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • Positioning: GPS
  • NFC: Yes
  • USB: USB Type-C 2.0, OTG

Features

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

Battery

  • Battery Type and Capacity: 5000 mAh, non-removable
  • Charging: 33W wired, 20-75% in 35 min (advertised)
  • Reverse wired

Models: X6836

Infinix Hot 40 Price and Availability

Infinix HOT 40 in colors 1

The Hot 40 is available in four color options Starlit Black, Palm Blue, Horizon Gold, or Starfall Green. All the smartphones will be made available under $200 (~Rs 16,675). The information about the availability is yet to be unwrapped.

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