Infinix S4 is the successor to the 2018 Infinix Hot S3 and the predecessor of the Infinix S5. Infinix Mobility up the competitive mantle in the smartphone scene with the launch of Infinix S4 (a.k.a. the Infinix Hot S4) in early 2019. At the time, the S4 was the most revamped and restructured Hot S smartphone ever released by the OEM.
Where to Buy Infinix S4
It is the first Infinix smartphone to sport the dewdrop notch and triple rear cameras. In addition, the phone features and impressive 32MP selfie camera, the highest ever seen on an Infinix device.
Infinix S4 Key Specs and Features
- 6.26-inch, IPS Touchscreen, 1520 X 720 pixels
- 19:9 Aspect Ratio, 500 nits brightness
- Android 9.0 Pie OS (XOS 5.0)
- 3GB RAM (with 32GB Storage) or 6GB RAM (with 64GB Storage)
- Octa-core Mediatek Helio P22 (up to 2GHz)
- up to 128GB with a Memory Card
- 13MP + 8MP + 2MP Triple Rear Camera
- 32MP Front Camera
- AI Technolgy in Front and Rear Camera
- 4G LTE
- Fingerprint sensor (rear) & Face ID
- 4, 000 mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery
Design and Display
Add together the gradient design, waterdrop notch cutout, and an almost edge-to-edge screen, and you have an interesting Infinix S4 on your hands.
From the fore, the major elements interrupting the edge-to-edge outlook are the cutout and the chin. Nevertheless, the triple rear back cameras are enticing to any onlooker. Lurking around the camera setup is the fingerprint sensor.
Well, you’ll have to make the most out of the HD+ (720 x 1520 pixels) resolution relayed by the 6.26-inch IPS display with 19:9 aspect ratio. The IPS LCD panel gets the covering of a 2.5D Curved glass for sleeker aesthetics. Gradient editions of Blue and Red are the available colours of the smartphone.
Battery and Camera
It doesn’t matter whether you’re in a power-starved area, the Infinix S4 can keep you company for more than a day with its 4000 mAh battery. Even when the need to recharge arises, the Fast Charge technology speeds things up.
The photographic department is one of the most interesting aspects of this smartphone. Infinix Mobility introduces an 8MP ultra-wide sensor to its normal choice of wide and depth sensors.
The wide (standard) camera is of 13MP quality while the depth sensor for portraits is a 2MP type. Expect brilliant images with a 6P optical lens system.
For poorly lit environs, the Quad-LED flash provides enough illumination for finer photographs. Utilising the efficiency of AI technology, the 32MP front camera emits fabulous images and videos with AI 3D beauty. Additionally, it’s quick to recognize your face during Face Unlock.
Hardware and Software
Running the show from the middle of the park is the MediaTek Helio P22 SoC. Expectations were that the Infinix S4 could follow the Infinix Hot S3X in sporting a Snapdragon SoC.
That takes no points off the preferred chipset because it delivers crisp performance.
It comes in two vartants the entry model (a.k.a. Infinix X626) has 3GB RAM attached to the chip for a fluid multitasking. You also get 32GB built-in storage in this model.
If you need a more premium performance and more storage, the Infinix S4 (a.k.a. Infinix X626B) also offers 64GB model that offers an impressive 6GB of RAM. Both models supports up to 128GB additional storage through a memory card.
The latest Android 9.0 Pie OS sits in the software department together with the XOS 5.0 skin. Hence, you have a Smart Bar feature where you can easily access a maximum of three tools and nine apps.
Infinix S4 Price and Availability
Infinix S4 price in Nigeria starts at 64,000 Naira and 85,000 Naira for the 3GB / 32GB and 6GB / 64GB models respectively.
In Kenya, you can buy the 32GB model for 14,299 KSh and the 64GB model for 25,000 KSh. Infinix Hot S4 price in Ghana starts at GH₵ 700 and GH₵ 809 for the 3GB / 32GB and 6GB / 64GB models respectively.
You can buy the smartphone at leading online stores in your country.
Infinix S4 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Infinix Hot S4:
- Platform: Android 9.0 Pie OS (XOS 5.0)
- Processor: Octa-core 2.0GHz Cortex-A53 MediaTek Helio P35
- GPU: PowerVR GE8320
- Memory: 3GB RAM (32GB storage) or 6GB RAM (64GB storage)
- Colours: Sandstone Black, Blue, Purple
- Dimension: 156.7 x 75.3 x 8.3 mm
- Weight: –
- SIM Type: Nano SIM
- SIM Count: Dual SIM
- Display: 6.26-inch IPS LCD Capacitive Touchscreen, 720 x 1520, 19:9 aspect ratio, 500 nits
- Screen Protection: Glass Cover
- Rear Camera: 13MP + 8MP + 2MP Triple Camera, 1080p [email protected]
- Rear Camera Features: Phase detection autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama, AI Camera
- Front Camera: 32MP Camera, AI Camera, 720p [email protected]
- Built-in Storage: 32GB or 64GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 128GB
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: Yes
- 2G CDMA 1X: –
- 3G WCDMA: Yes
- 3G CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: Yes
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: Yes
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi Direct
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, v4.2 with A2DP
- NFC: –
- Infrared Blaster: –
- USB Port: MicroUSB 2.0
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: –
- Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
- Video Player: MP4/H.264 player
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GPS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: –
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: –
- Gyroscope: –
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (Rear)
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: –
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: –
- Dust Resistant: –
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: 4, 000 mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery
- Talktime: up to 36 hours (3G)
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Yes, XCharge