Infinix Hot 7 vs Infinix Hot 6X | Should I Upgrade to the Hot 7?

One common trend among smartphone manufacturers these days, especially low end to mid-range smartphone manufacturers, is repeating smartphone designs. We see more of these repetitions when the first gen of that smartphone recorded a successful sale. It takes smartphone manufacturers two years to come up with an entirely new smartphone, that features high discrepancy in specs and design. Infinix smartphones are no exception to this rule. We have had a lot of repetitions. The recently released infinix hot 7 looks so much like the Infinix hot 6x in appearance. In this article, we explore a comparison; Infinix Hot 7 vs Infinix Hot 6X to ascertain if the Infinix Hot 7 is a worthy upgrade of the Infinix Hot 6x.

 

Infinix Hot 7 Vs Infinix Hot 6x

Infinix hot 7 vs infinix hot 6x

Infinix Hot 7 Infinix Hot 6x
6.2-inch HD+ display 6.2-inch HD+ display
Quad-core 1.3 GHz Mediatek MT6580P Processor Quad-core Snapdragon 425 processor
2GB Ram 2GB Ram
32GB Storage 16GB Storage
13MP + 5MP camera 13MP + 8MP Rear camera
8MP Front camera 8MP rear camera
4000MAH Battery 4000MAH Battery

 

 Design & Display comparison

As already mentioned in the first paragraph, both smartphones are very similar in design. Infinix decided to continue the design they began on the Infinix Hot 6x.

Both smartphones feature practically the same design. The only difference here is in the camera design of the camera covering and also the Infinix Hot 7 doesn’t feature the faux antenna bads the Infinix Hot 6x had. Instead of having the speaker on the bottom, like the Infinix Hot 6x, had, the speaker on the Infinx Hot 7 was placed on the rear. A very awkward position if you ask me.

Both smartphones feature plastic covering on the rear, same fingerprint sensor placements, same headphone jack position, same charging port, and mic placements.

In summary, both phones have similar designs with minute changes. The Infinix Hot 7 is not the smartphone you would be purchasing because of an entirely new design.

Infinix Hot 7 Vs Infinix Hot 6x: Camera comparison

The camera department smartphones aren’t left out of the repetition game. The Infinix Hot 7 features the same camera hardware from last year. It features the same camera hardware the Infinxi Hot 6x had.

The Infinix Hot 7  features a dual rear camera system, housing a 13MP + 5MP cameras. Up front, it has an 8MP selfie camera.

The Infinix Hot 6x also features a dual rear camera system housing a 13MP + 8MP cameras. Up front, it has an 8MP selfie camera.

 Hardware and Software Comparison

Despite the similarities in design, there is still a large number of people who will even consider purchasing the Infinix Hot 7. Their purchase decision is hinged on hardware improvements. In this section, we decipher if the Infinix Hot 7 has worthy hardware upgrades.

The Infinix Hot 7  features a Quad-core 1.3 GHz Mediatek MT6580P Processor, clocked at 2.0GHz. The Infinix hot 7 also features 2GB of ram, 16GB of internal storage and a 4000MAH battery.

The Infinix Hot 6x features a quad-core Snapdragon 425 processor. The Infinix Hot 6x also features 3GB Ram, 32GB of internal storage and a 4000MAh battery.

Looking at the hardware specs, the only difference here is the processors. The Infinix Hot 7 features a quad-core Mediatek Mediatek MT6580P Processor, while the Infinix Hot 6x features a quad-core Snapdragon 425 processor

Infinix Hot 7 Vs Infinix Hot 6x: Price Comparison

Another major facilitator of purchase decisions is price tags. Infinix has over the years kept the price tags of their phones, on a low-end level, making sure their smartphone remains affordable to the people that occupy a large part of their market. The Infinix hot 7 retains that same low-end price tag.

The Infinix Hot 7 currently costs about 43,000 Naira, which is about 120 dollars while the Infinix Hot 6x costs about 45,000 Naira in retail stores in Nigeria

Conclusion: Should you be purchasing the Infinix Hot 7? I would say yes, that’s if you are not currently using the Infinix Hot 6x. Both the Infinix Hot 6x and the Infinix Hot 7 are the same phones. Infinix didn’t even feature the latest android 9 in the Infinix Hot 7, which make the whole story so sad.

Featuring Android 9 operating system on the Infinix Hot 7 would have mad the Hot 7 feel different, despite the obvious similarities on design and hardware.

The Infinix hot 7 features a lower price tag, which make the best buy for people who didn’t purchase the Infinix Hot 6x. If you currently own the Infinix Hot 6x, there is no use upgrading, both smartphones are the same.

This completes the comparison; Infinix hot 7 vs Infinix hot 6x. If you have any contributions, feel free to drop them in the comment section below. We would love to hear from you.

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