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Infinix Hot 40 Specs, Price, and Best Deals

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Infinix Hot 40 is the late 2023 iteration of the Hot 40 Series including the Infinix Hot 40 Pro and Hot 40i. Launched in December 2023, the Hot 40 introduces a fresh new UI with the Magic Ring similar to the Dynamic Island in the iPhone 15 series. The affordable android phone features a 6.78-inch display, a 50MP triple rear camera, mobile gaming optimizations, a 5000 mAh battery with fast charging, and a 32MP selfie camera.

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Infinix Hot 40 Key Specs and Features

  • 6.78 inches IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2460 pixels (~396 ppi density), ~84.5% screen-to-body ratio
  • Android 13, XOS 13.5
  • Mediatek MT6769H Helio G88 (12nm) Octa Core Processor
  • 8GB RAM
  • 50 MP (wide) + 2 MP (macro) Dual Rear Camera
  • 32 MP Front Camera
  • Fingerprint Sensor (side mounted)
  • 128GB, 256GB Built-in Storage
  • 4G LTE Support
  • 33W Fast Charging Capacity
  • 5000 mAh Non-removable Battery

Infinix Hot 40

Design and Display

Infinix Hot 40 looks similar to its predecessor, the Infinix Hot 30. The dimension and weight is the same on both devices. The smartphone features unibody polycarbonate body with glass covering in front for the display.

The display size and resolution are still the same at 6.78-inches and 1080 x 2460 pixels respectively. You getting one additional camera on the back giving a three camera setup this time compared to the two cameras provided in the Hot 30 series.

Infinix Hot 40 features a 6.78-inches IPS LCD punch-hole display with a resolution of 1080 x 2460 pixels, which translates to a pixel density of approximately 396 ppi. The device also delivers 90Hz refresh rate and a peak brightness of around 500 nits.

This display looks very much like the display we saw on the Hot 30, but promises better readability under sunlight.

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Magic Ring is the new introduction to the display interface. This new feature is similar to the Dynamic Island feature that we saw in the latest iPhones like the iPhone 15 Plus, the iPhone 15 Pro, and the iPhone 15 Pro Max offering a new way to interact with your smartphone.

The Magic Ring interface expands the punch hole camera on the display to a notification bar providing fast and easy access to information like charging progress. When receiving a call it will also offer information on who is calling.

On the right side, you get the volume buttons and a power button which doubles as a fingerprint sensor while there is a SIM port on the left and the USB Type-C port, speaker grille offering stereo with DTS, and a 3.5mm headphone jack is on the bottom.

Camera

Infinix Hot 40 offers a triple camera setup. The main lens is a 50-megapixel sensor with an aperture of f/1.6, a wide-angle field of view, and autofocus capability. It boasts of a good low-light performance with its new and improved AI algorithm.

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This is supported by a 2 megapixels macro lens and a 0.08MP lens. The camera combo promises a colorful, bright, and sharp photos. A quad-LED flash is provided on the back, which helps to illuminate subjects in low-light conditions and produce brighter and clearer photos.

The selfie camera is seeing a massive upgrade from an 8 megapixels camera in the Hot30 to an impressive 32 megapixels camera in the latest iteration. Take the best selfies and make sharp video calls with this camera offering an f/2.2 aperture. The camera features full HD video recording capabilities and dual-LED flash with shooting modes such as portrait, beauty, and wide selfie to provide users with a range of options for taking the perfect shot and video calls.

Hardware and Software

Despite being new, the Infinix Hot 40 retains the same MediaTek Helio G88 chipset that was provided in the Hot 30. The chipset is built on a 12nm process and features an octa-core CPU with a dual-core Cortex-A75 clocked at up to 2.0GHz and a hexa-core Cortex-A55 cores clocked at up to 1.8GHz.

The chipset also features an Mali-G52 MC2 GPU, which is adequate for basic gaming and graphic-intensive tasks. With the device running the same chipset, you may wonder whether it offers any performance upgrades.

Infinix has optimized the software for the hardware squeezing out some performance upgrades. For example, the Infinix phone features XBoost New-Gen Gaming Engine for a smooth and stable gaming experience.

The device has  8GB RAM with up to 8GB virtual RAM and a choice between 128GB and 256GB storage. Storage can be expanded via a microSD card.

Infinix Hot 40 runs on Android 13 with Infinix’s XOS 13.5 skin on top. The XOS skin offers a range of customizations and features, such as lightning mutli-windows for fast multitasking and Suggestions which makes all your favorite apps accessible by putting them one click away. The Folax voice assistant is also supported on this device.

The Infinix Hot phone also features a 5000 mAh battery, which should provide users with enough power to last through the day. With 33W charging capacity, your phone’s battery will be recharged very fast.

The smartphone supports for 4G LTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, NFC, Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type C, Game Antenna Enhancement Technology, and GPS. It also supports dual-SIM.

Infinix Hot 40 Price and Availability

Infinix Hot 40 price in Nigeria starts at around ‎₦225,000 at leading retailers in the country. The Infinix Hot 40 costs ₹8,999, GHS 1887, $150 at leading online stores. The price varies depending on the variant.

Infinix Hot 40 Specs

Here are a few specs of the Infinix Hot 40:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 13, XOS 13.5
  • Processor: Mediatek MT6769H Helio G88 (12nm) Octa Core Processor (2.0 GHz dual-core Cortex-A75 and 1.8 GHz hexa-core Cortex-A55)
  • GPU: Mali-G52 MC2
  • Memory: 8GB RAM
  • Colours: Palm Blue, Horizon Gold, Starlit Black, Starfall Green
  • Dimension: 168.6 x 76.6 x 8.3 mm
  • Weight: 196 g
  • SIM Type: Nano SIM
  • SIM Count: Dual SIM

Display

  • Display: 6.78 inches IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2460 pixels (~396 ppi density), ~84.5% screen-to-body ratio, 90Hz Refresh Rate, 500 nits (peak) Brightness
  • Screen Protection: Yes
  • Foldable Display: No

Camera

  • Rear Camera: 50 MP (wide), f/1.6, Autofocus + 2 MP (macro), f/2.4 Dual Camera
  • Rear Camera Features: Quad-LED Flash, HDR, Panorama, 1440p@30fps, 1080p@30fps
  • Front Camera: 32 MP Camera, Dual-LED Flash, 1080p@30fps

Storage

  • Built-in Storage: 128GB, 256GB
  • Memory Card Support: microSDXC (dedicated slot)
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
  • 3G CDMA EVDO:
  • 4G LTE: Yes, LTE Bands 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8, 20, 28, 38, 40, 41
  • 5G: No

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • CDMA EVDO:
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • 5G: No
  • WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes
  • NFC: Yes
  • Infrared Blaster:
  • USB Port: Yes, USB Type-C 2.0, OTG

Messaging

  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:

Entertainment

  • Music Player: Yes
  • Video Player: Yes
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes, with stereo speakers
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes

Navigation

  • Navigation: Yes
  • 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, (side mounted)
  • Iris Scanner:
  • Face Unlock:
  • Stylus Pen:
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control: Yes

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation:
  • Wireless Charging:
  • Built-in Mobile Payment:
  • Water Resistant:
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer:
  • Document Editor:

Battery

  • Battery: 5000 mAh Non-removable Battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging: 33W Fast Charging Capacity
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Paschal Okafor
Paschal Okafor
Paschal Okafor is the founder of NaijaTechGuide. A Graduate of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Paschal is passionate about Technology and since 2006 has written over 4000 articles covering Mobile Devices, Consumer Electronics, Digital Marketing, Mobile Apps, and Online Services. Over the past 16 years, he has managed to turn a blog that started life on a Google Blogger subdomain into the Largest Technology Blog in Nigeria and quite possibly the largest in Africa. Paschal has been Building, Analyzing, and Maintaining Websites for over 17 years and also shares his wealth of knowledge and experience about building and managing websites on NaijaTechGuide.

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