Infinix Zero 8 comes with excellent display, camera and performance

Infinix, one of Africa’s biggest smartphone makers recently debuted a new flagship with the Infinix Zero 8. The smartphone becomes the brand’s flagship yet for the year 2020, as it comes with superior features and slick feel.

The 8GB RAM, 128GB internal storage device also packs a 90Hz refresh rate and an excellent 48MP and 64MP selfie and rear cameras. Below are the detailed descriptions of the various features of the dual-SIM smartphone.

Infinix Zero 8 — Display

Gracing the device’s display is a 6.85-inch IPS screen with a refresh rate of 90Hz and 180Hz touch sampling. This excellent refresh rate ensures the quick display update of the phone, while the 180Hz touch sampling rate measures the lag time between a user’s input on a smartphone’s touch to the outputted display.

Infinix Zero 8

The almost bezel-less device comes with a screen-to-body ratio of 86.8%

TypeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Display size6.85 Inch
Display resolution1080 x 2460 pixels, 392 ppi density
Screen protectionGorilla Glass 3
Ratios86.8 ٪ Screen to body ratio
Dimensions173.4 x 79 x 8.8 mm (6.83 x 3.11 x 0.35 in)
Weight205 g
ColorsGreen, black, silver

Infinix Zero 8 — Camera

Cameras

Adorning the rear of the device is a rhombic shaped quad camera which includes a flash. One of the rear cameras, the 64MP shooter employs to use a choice Sony IMX686 Sensor. The other remaining shooters make for an ultrawide, macro and depth shots.

The front of this smartphone packs yet another excellent camera, although dual this time around. The 48MP + 8MP rear cameras with no flash inspires the creative photographer in you, leaving little room for aftermath editings.

In good cooperation with image intelligence company Vidhance for the image quality output and a provision of an embedded high-precision gyro stabilizer as well as the Electronic Image Stabilization (EIS) system Version 3.0, both of Infinix Zero 8’s front and the rear cameras support features such as video stabilization, Bokeh Effect, Eye Tracking and Super Slow-mo.

With these attributes, various issues like shaky and out-of-focus videos during shootings are exiled. In addition, good photographing under different conditions are attainable with the cameras, endearing it to photographers and vloggers.

Main CameraQuad:

  • 64 MP, (wide), 1/1.72″, 0.8µm, PDAF
  • 8 MP, (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
  • 2 MP, f/2.4, (macro)
  • 2 MP, f/2.4, (depth)
Rear camera featuresQuad-LED, flash, HDR, panorama
Rear camera video[email protected], [email protected], gyro-EIS
Selfie CameraDual:

  • 48 MP, (wide), 1/2.0″, 0.8µm
  • 8 MP, (ultrawide), 1/4.0″, 1.12µm
Selfie camera featuresHDR, Video: [email protected]s

Memory, Software and Processor

Zero 8 features

A RAM storage of 8GB is well enough to smoothly run multiple applications at a same time, while the internal storage of 128GB offers wide depository for files including pictures and large videos. Additionally, there is an external memory support for the device.

Infinix Zero 8 runs on the latest Android 10 operating system and a complimentary XOS 7 skin.

The Zero 8 runs on the MTK Helio G90T octa-core processor which has a frequency of up to 2.05GHz. The device is reportedly equipped with the world’s first TÜV certified chip, a unique addition which allows for free switch between Wi-Fi, wireless network and antenna.

To further increase the smoothness, standby time and loading speed of the smartphone, an embedded Smart Turbo V1.0 flagship intelligent acceleration engine is fitted to optimise the device’s systems.

Quite a number of smartphones heat up when playing games or multitasking for an extended period of time. This isn’t the case of the Zero 8 smartphone.
A state-of-the-art multilayer 3D liquid-cooled heat dissipation system provided for the Zero 8 reportedly prevents an increase in temperature when on heavy usage.

ChipsetMediatek Helio G90T – 12nm
CPUOcta-core (2×2.05 GHz Cortex-A76 & 6×2.0 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPUMali-G76 MC4
Memory Card slotmicroSDXC (dedicated slot)
RAM8GB
Internal storage128GB
Operating systemAndroid 10
SkinXOS 7

Battery, Sensors and connectivities

Zero 8 smartphone

A 4,500mAh capacity Lithium polymer non-removable battery powers the Zero 8 smartphone. A 33W fast charge option enables its swift charging.

Like most premium models, Zero 8 comes with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor in addition to some numbers of streamline connectivity features.

Capacity4500mAh non-removable
Battery TypeLithium Polymer
Fast charging33 Watt
Fingerprint sensorSide-mounted

Other sensors
accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass

Loudspeaker
Yes
3.5mm jackYes
WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS
USB2.0, Type-C 1.0 reversible connector, USB On-The-Go
ColorsSilver Diamond, Black Diamond, Green Diamond
ModelsX687 only
Release dateAugust 31, 2020
Technology
  • 4G Bands: TD-LTE » 2600(band 38) / 2300(band 40) / 2500(band 41)FD-LTE » 2100(band 1) / 1800(band 3) / 2600(band 7) / 900(band 8) / 850(band 5) / 800(band 20)
  • 3G Bands:
    UMTS 2100 / 900 MHz
  • 2G Bands:
    GSM 1800 / 1900 / 850 / 900 MHz

Price and availability in Nigeria

The price of Infinix Zero 8 is about N116,000.
The price is certain to fluctuate with time depending on market demands.

Its availability in the country is yet to be officially announced, nonetheless, once it arrives in the country, major online shopping platforms like Jumia would make it public.

Infinix's new flagship

Infinix Zero 8 — Verdict

Infinix Zero 8 is one of Infinix’s premium smartphones and the latest of the growing list. It sure is an excellent device for many.

Pros:

  • Excellent display specifications
  • Sterling 8GB RAM and 128GB ROM storages.
  • Excellent performance specifications
  • Excellent cameras
  • Side placed camera gives ease to phone unlock through the sensor
  • Supports fast charge

Cons:

  • The 4,500mAh battery capacity lags behind industry par
  • The price tag for it is unlikely to be welcomed by majority of the Nigerian market

More of similar devices could be scowered through from our gadgets dedicated webpage.

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