On Tuesday, Infinix launched its new smartphone, ‘Infinix S4’ in India. It is the second smartphone from the company that features a triple rear camera setup after Smart 3 Plus which was launched last month. The smartphone comes with triple rear camera setup, gradient design, and waterdrop notch display, all-in-one, making it the cheapest smartphone to provide all this.
The latest smartphone sports a HD+ Display, Triple Rear Camera Setup, MediaTek Helio P22 SoC, 4000 mAh Battery and much more.
Along with the smartphone, the company also launched its X Band 3 fitness band which comes with real-time heart rate monitoring and upto 20 days battery life.
Top Highlights of Smartphone:
The main highlights of the smartphone are 32MP Front Camera and 4000 mAh Battery.
Infinix S4: Price in India, Sale Date
- Infinix S4 price in India is Rs. 8,999 for the 3GB RAM/32GB internal storage variant. It will come in Nebula Blue, Space Grey, and Twilight Purple colour options.
- The smartphone will be available for purchase via Flipkart starting May 28 at 12 PM IST.
Infinix S4: Specifications and Features
Now coming to the specifications, Infinix S4 sports a 6.21-inch Display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and HD+ (720×1520 pixels) resolution. Based on Android 9.0 Pie on the top of XOS 5.0, the phone runs on 2GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 processor with IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU. It comes with 3GB RAM option. The smartphone has the support of Dual-SIM (nano+nano+microSD).
In optics, there is a triple rear camera setup, the first camera includes a 13MP sensor with f/1.8 aperture, the second camera includes an 8MP 120-degree ultra wide angle sensor with f/2.2 aperture and the third camera includes a 2MP depth sensor.
On the front, there is a 32MP Samsung S5KGD1 sensor with f/2.0 aperture. The phone has a Quad LED flash on the back.
When it comes to storage, the smartphone comes with 32GB internal storage with microSD support upto 256GB. Connectivity suite of the smartphone includes Dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, GPS, GLONASS, 3.5mm headphone jack and Micro USB port. The sensors on board the handset are an accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, compass sensor and rear-facing fingerprint sensor. Infinix S4 battery capacity is 4,000mAh. The handset measures 156x75x7.9mm and weighs 155 grams.
The smartphone pack a lot of features which are listed below:
- The smartphone sports HD+ waterdrop notch display with 88.6% screen-to-body ratio and 500 nits of brightness.
- On the back, there is a 2.5D glossy glass-like gradient design.
- Rear camera features include auto scene detection and ultrawide shots.
- Front camera features include AI beautify that maps 1024 points, AI Portrait and Quad Bayer technology.
- The 32MP front camera sensor used is Samsung S5KGD1 which uses Quad Bayer technology for large-pixel levels of light sensitivity offering 8MP output that is sharper with effective 1.6μm pixels.
The Infinix S4 is a budget smartphone that comes with decent features and out of which the cameras deserve to be the main highlight. Other than that, it has average performance, decent looks and a great battery backup.
Talking about the competition in this price range of around 9K, the real competitors of this smartphone are Redmi Y3, Realme 3, Galaxy M20 and Zenfone Max Pro M2. So, the competition in this price range is good.
If compared with the competition, the smartphone is offering features like a triple rear camera with wide-angle sensor and 32MP selfie camera. In other departments like performance, it is way behind the competition and doesn’t perform well. We also didn’t like the XOS present on this smartphone as it comes with too much bloatware.
Overall, We don’t recommend Infinix S4 to buy in this price range. However, at the time of writing this article, our first recommendation will be Realme 3.
Note: These are my initial impressions of the smartphone. For Full Flash Review, Stay tuned with our Instagram Page.
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