Infinix, a Hong Kong based smartphone maker, launched the latest Infinix Smart 2 in India on Thursday. The biggest highlights of Infinix Smart 2 is a Full View display, Dual VoLTE, Android 8.1 Oreo and front camera with Dual LED flash coupled with an affordable price tag. The smartphone comes with a starting price tag of Rs. 5,999 and will be made available exclusively through Flipkart India from August 10, 2018.
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The Infinix Smart 2 sports a 5.45-inch HD+ Full View display with 1440 x 720-pixel resolution, 18:9 aspect ratio and 500 nits’ brightness. The phone also has an Eye Care mode and 83 per cent screen-to-body ratio. In terms of performance, the phone is powered by a 64-bit Quad-Core MediaTek 6739 SoC clocked at 1.5GHz and will be available in two storage options- 2GB RAM+16GB internal storage and 3GB RAM+32GB internal storage. The storage on the phone is expandable up to 128GB via microSD card.
Infinix Smart 2 runs Android Oreo with the company’s own XOS 3.3.0 Lite Hummingbird skin on top. For optics, the handset comes with a 13-megapixel sensor at the back along with a five-piece lens sporting a f/2.0 aperture and phase detection autofocus (PDAF) along with an LED flash. For selfies, there is an 8-megapixel sensor at the front along with a f/2.0 aperture lens and dual LED flash. The front camera is also equipped with 9 levels of beautification and bokeh mode.
The smartphone packs a 3050mAh battery that will provide up to 21 hours of standby time. Connectivity options include- 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, Micro-USB, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. Sensors on board include an accelerometer, ambient light sensor, and proximity sensor. The handset also comes with Face Unlock feature but there is no fingerprint scanner on the phone.
The 2GB RAM variant of the Infinix Smart 2 is priced at Rs.5,999 while the 3GB RAM variant will set you back Rs.6,999. Surely, the phone is designed to compete with the Xiaomi Redmi 5A, Moto C Plus, and Samsung Galaxy On5 in the budget section. The smartphone will be available in four colour option– City Blue, Bordeaux Red, Serene Gold, and Sandstone Black.