Infinix Hot 4 Review: Unboxing & First Impressions and everything you need to know

Infinix Hot 4, is now in stores nationwide, which was launched just few months after the launch of its predecessor, the Infinix Hot 3.

After playing with the phone for some days now, here is my full 
experience with  Infinix Hot 4 x557.

P.S: Also check out full review and specs of Infinix Hot 4 vS Infinix Hot 3, to get an early preview of what both smartphones has to offer.


Full Specifications of Infinix Hot 4 X557


Fingerprint SensorThe Infinix Hot 4 is among first budget smartphone under 40,000 in Nigeria and  Ksh. 10,000 in kenya, to feature fingerprint sensor, which is popular among budget smartphones with it’s own having fast response and slack free as the with other brands, which where simply more of a gimmick, but with the Infinix Hot 4 it’s different

In addition to securing your Infinix Hot 4, it also functions as a track pad to scroll through the gallery and can also be used to accept calls.


Battery Capacity: Li-ion 4000 mAh

The battery is another reason to go for Infinix Hot 4. The Hot 4 sports a Li-ion 4000 mAh power juice, an upgrade from the Li-ion 3000mAh battery capacity found on the Infinix Hot 3.

The battery pack is also similar to the one Infinix Hot Note and therefore, you should expect a very strong battery game. Also Infinix added fast charging (NB: Diff from flash charging) to your smartphone, in order to fill up in the shortest time possible.


Display Size: 5.5-inches

Display Type: IPS Capacitive

Screen Resolution: 1280 x 720 Pixels

Screen Resolution Density: 267 ppi

Screen Protection: None

With Infinix Hot 4, a massive 5.5-inch IPS Capacitive display is here to serve. The display is super vibrant and outdoor visibility is very impressive.

The display specifications of the Infinix Hot 4 X557 are also similar to Hot 3, which makes it not so cool, the main point here is that it’s great.


Dimensions: 152.6 x 76.2 x 8.8 mm

The final finish of the Infinix Hot 4 is one of the highlights of these device. Yeah, the phone is all plastic, with

3D texture similar to Hot Dragon, which feels really nice as you slide your fingertips over it. 

PerformanceOperating System: XOS v.2.0 based on Android 6.0

CPU: 1.3GHz quad-core


Internal Memory: 16 GB

Micro SD: Yes, up to 32 GB

With, 1.3GHz quad-core processor, Infinix Hot 4 is also coupled by 2 GB RAM, which made sure that lags and stutters are pretty much non-existent.

The Infinix Hot 4 was able to run freely with almost all apps I threw at it, also check out the GeekBench and Antuntu benchmark scores of the Infinix Hot 4 below.



Rear Camera: 8 MP

Secondary Camera: 5 MP

LED Flash: Yes

One nice feature of the Infinix Hot 4 is the camera. I had expected the Hot 4 camera to be dull, considering the price but it’s actually amazing.

The mobile phone takes decent selfies and general photography with the 5 MP camera is also pretty much awesome.


The Infinix Hot 4 is a good if you are out going for a solid budget smartphone that provides the value that you deserve.

Reasons, why you should buy the Infinix Hot 4

  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Great Design
  • Impressive battery life
  • Fast charging

Prices in Different Regions

The Infinix Hot 4 has a cool retail price of

₦37,000 in Nigeria and Ksh. 9,699 in Kenya.

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