The Infinix Note 7 Lite bears most of the features on the Standard Infinix Note 7. However, the minor disparities between both smartphones cannot be ignored as they are the major facilitators making the Infinix Note 7 Lite a cheaper option. It is the predecessor of the Infinix Note 8 and Infinix Note 8i.
Where to Buy Infinix Note 7 Lite
Infinix Note 7 Lite Key Specs & Features
- 6.6-inch IPS Infinity-O Display, 720 x 1640 pixels (266 ppi)
- Android 10.0, XOS 6.0
- Octa-core Mediatek Helio P22
- 4GB RAM
- 48MP + 2MP + 2MP + QVGA Quad Rear Camera
- 8MP Front Camera
- 64GB / 128GB Built-in Storage, up to 256GB Memory Card
- DTS Audio
- Fingerprint Sensor (Side-Mounted)
- Face Unlock
- 4-Day Battery Life (According to Infinix)
- Fast Charging (Super Charge 2.0)
- 5000 mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery
Design and Display
The Infinix Note 7 Lite design bears similarities with the standard Infinix Note 7. you have got a chassis design that passes as an upgrade over last year’s Infinix Note 6.
Despite the similarities in design, there are still some obvious elements that tell you both smartphones are different. You have got a smaller display and also a different rear camera arrangement.
The Infinix Note 7 Lite features a 6.6-inch IPS LCD display which is about 0.3-inch smaller than the display on its more premium sibling. This display has a screen resolution of 720 x 1640 and a screen density of 266 ppi.
On the rear, you have got quad cameras arranged inside a square, in a manner that resembles that of the Infinix Hot 9. Aside from having different camera arrangements and different screen size the Infinix Note branding was also shifted from center to the left position.
The cameras of the Note 7 Lite takes after the Note 7. Majority of the rear cameras bear the same sensors, however, there is a drop in the pixel size of the front-facing camera.
Its quad-camera setup comprises of a 48MP primary camera, a 2MP macro camera, a 2MP depth camera and a QVGA camera for low light photos.
The camera assembly combines with the impressive 6 element lens system to ensures you get a near professional grade photography.
The depth sensor enables background blurring while the micro camera captures all the details. This setup is capable of shooting photos in HDR, Panorama and also videos capped at 1080p @ 30fps.
Selfies are manned by an 8MP camera as opposed to the 16MP camera on the Note 7. This camera is also capable of shooting 1080p videos at 30fps.
Hardware and Software
Hardware-wise, you won’t be missing much. The only drawback here is the absence of 6GB RAM variant. Just think of it like you are purchasing the standard 4GB / 64GB variant on the Infinix Note 7.
Encased on this Android phone, is a downgraded chipset compare to the Note 7. Here you get an Octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 MT6762 processor, PowerVR GE8320 graphics processing unit, 4GB RAM, 64GB of internal storage and a non-removable 5000 mAh Li-Po battery.
On the software side, you have got the XOS 6.0 interface on top of the Android 10.0 operating system.
The Infinix Note 7 Lite features a 3.5mm headphone jack, a version 2.0 Micro-USB port, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0.
Internet connectivity on the Infinix Note 7 Lite is capped at 4G LTE. which means downloads and streaming will be capped at 4G speeds.
Infinix Note 7 Lite Price and Availability
Infinix Note 7 Lite price in Nigeria starts at around 67,000 Naira. In Kenya, price starts at around 15,999 KSh and 689 GHS in Ghana. You can buy the smartphone at leading online stores in your country.
The Infinix Note 7 Lite was announced on April 6, 2020, and is expected to go on sale later in April. Its official launch in Nigeria was on May 14, 2020.
Infinix Note 7 Lite Specs
Here are a few specs of the Infinix Note 7 Lite:
- Platform: Android 10.0, XOS 6.0
- Processor: Octa-core MediaTek Helio P22 (up to 2.0 GHz)
- GPU: PowerVR GE8320
- Memory: 4GB RAM
- Colours: Forest Green, Violet, Space Gray
- Dimension: 165.4 x 76.8 x 8.8 mm
- Weight: 185 g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM
- SIM Count: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Display: 6.6-inch IPS Infinity-O Display, 720 x 1640 pixels, 266 ppi, 20:9 Aspect Ratio
- Screen Protection: –
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 48MP (wide) f/1.8 + 2MP (Macro) f/2.4 + 2MP (Depth) f/2.4 + QVGA Quad Camera
- Rear Camera Features: Quad-LED flash, panorama, HDR, [email protected]
- Front Camera: 8MP Camera, [email protected]
- Built-in Storage: 64GB / 128GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- 2G CDMA 1X: –
- 3G WCDMA: 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
- 3G CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Dual-Band, Hotspot
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
- NFC: –
- Infrared Blaster: –
- USB Port: micro-USB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: –
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: –
- Barometer: –
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: –
- Gyroscope: –
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Side-Mounted)
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: –
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: Yes
- Stylus Pen: –
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: –
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: No
- Water Resistant: –
- Dust Resistant: –
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: 5000mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Yes, Fast Charging (2A Super Charge 2.0)