Infinix has updated its Hot series in the country with the launch of the Hot 30. The Hot series is the company’s most affordable line of smartphones and the Hot 30 succeeds the Hot 20 from last year.
The Hot 30 joins the Hot 30i in the new series currently available in the country.
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Hot 30 has a 6.78-inch AMOLED HD+(1080p) screen with 90Hz refresh rate and peak brightness to 600 nits. It also has a touch sampling rate of 270Hz and the screen sports wideVine L1 certification.
The Hot 30 comes in various colours including Sonic White, Surfing Green and Racing Black.
You get a nice glass-like holographic back.
Hot 30 has stereo speakers with DTS sound.
Infinix upgraded the processor and we now have a Helio G88 chipset which is much more powerful than the Helio G85 of its predecessor. RAM is also upgraded to 8GB onboard and up to 8GB of virtual RAM.
Storage options start at 128GB and there’s an option to increase with an external microSD card up to 1TB.
We also get Android 13 straight out of the box as well.
Hot 30 comes with an 8MP selfie camera housed at a punch-hole cutout and a 50MP main with a complementary lens.
Powering the phone is a 5000mAh battery that supports 33W fast Type-C charging.
We get a side-mounted fingerprint reader. The phone is a dual sim with an additional slot for adding a microSD card.
Infinix Hot 30 is available for Ksh 22,899 at the company’s retail stores countrywide and online too at XPARK – their official online store.
- Hot 30i: Ksh 15,499
- Hot 30 Play: Ksh 18,399
- Hot 30: Ksh 22,899
Infinix launched the phone at KICC in partnership with Blaze by Safaricom, OnFon Mobile and Fanta. The event was being live-streamed on YouTube as well.
Infinix also awarded winners of its #MuHoat challenge – Cluster KE dancers. Ole’tile Family came in third while Dance Federation Africa came second.
Several artists performed at the event including Sylvia Saru, Ndovu Kuu, Boutros, Fathermoh, and Exray.