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Infinix S3 (2018): Specs, Price, Buy, Swap and All you need to know

The Infinix S3 (a.k.a. Infinix Hot S3) via an OTA update now has "Face ID", which allows the user to unlock the pone with their face.

The Infinix S3 (a.k.a. Infinix Hot S3) is the latest in the long streak of Infinix phones to hit the Ghanaian Market and it is the Infinix S2’s direct successor. The Infinix S3 is the first phone by manufacturers Infinix with an 18:9 screen ratio, with the now trendy Full Display.

The Infinix S3 is powered by 1.4GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor and it comes with 3GB of RAM. The phone packs 32GB of internal storage that can be expanded up to 128GB via a microSD card.

As far as the cameras are concerned, the Infinix Hot S3 packs a 13-megapixel primary camera on the rear and a 20-megapixel front shooter for selfies.

The Infinix S3 features a 5.65-inch HD+ display and runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC clocked at 1.4 Ghz.
The Infinix S3 features a 5.65-inch HD+ display and runs on a Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 SoC clocked at 1.4 GHz.

Infinix S3 Key Specifications

  • Display: 5.65-inch
  • Processor: 1.4GHz octa-core
  • Front Camera: 20-megapixel
  • Resolution: 720×1440 pixels
  • RAM: 3GB
  • OS: Android 8.0
  • Storage (ROM): 32GB
  • Rear Camera: 13-megapixel
  • Battery Capacity: 4000mAh

Features of the Infinix S3

Infinix S3 Camera Features and Face Unlock

Infinix’s S3 series has been specially created for improved camera functions, claims the company. In the S3, the company offers a 13MP rear camera along with a 20MP front camera.

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The 13MP rear camera comes with dual LED flash that enables Beauty mode, as well as panorama and time-lapse. The 20MP selfie lens is backed by LED flash for better low-light capabilities. The selfie camera additionally provides a Bokeh mode and a wide-angle selfie for good group photos.

The new Infinix S3 device also has a Face Unlock feature. Infinix rolled out an OTA update for the S3 to enable “Face Unlock” feature for all of the phone’s users. Infinix Hot S3 users can manually enable this new software feature by going to Settings and click on Security & location, then selecting Face ID.

Android 8.0 and Performance Improvements on the Infinix S3

Infinix S3 runs on Android 8.0 Oreo, topped by the company’s UI skin, XOS Hummingbird 3.0. It is good to see the company introduce Oreo at this price range. As mentioned earlier, the Infinix S3 sports the Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor coupled with 3GB RAM.

Pricing and Availability of the Infinix S3

Infinix S3 Price in Ghana

Store Price Contact
SuperLovek Phones (Kumasi) GHS 850 0501635621
Jumia Ghana (Nationwide Delivery) GHS 870 0544991140
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Infinix Exclusive Shop at Achimota

The Infinix S3 opening which is expected to arrive in Ghana last week in March 2018, and would first be available at the maiden Infinix Exclusive Shop will be opened around the same time at Achimota in Accra. The Infinix Exclusive shop at the Achimota Retail Center would be a one-stop shop for the sale of all Infinix products, a support centre for basic troubleshooting as well as serve as an experience centre for customers.

Infinix S3 Price in Kenya

The Hot S3 is available in Kenya for Ks 20,100

Infinix S3 Price in Nigeria

Infinix Hot S3 in Nigeria sells at a recommended retail price of 72,000 Naira.

Swap deals for the Infinix S3

For swap deals on the new Infinix S3 call George on +233 24 526 9141

Full Specifications of the Infinix S3

General

Release date Feb-18
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 152.30 x 72.80 x 8.40
Weight (g) 150
Battery capacity (mAh) 4000
Colours Sandstone Black, Brush Gold

Display

Screen size (inches) 5.65
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 720×1440 pixels

Hardware

Processor 1.4GHz octa-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
RAM 3GB
Internal storage 32GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 128

Camera

Rear camera 13-megapixel
Rear Flash Dual LED
Front camera 20-megapixel
Front Flash Dual LED
SOFTWARE
Operating System Android 8.0
Skin XOS 3.0

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.20
USB OTG Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
Number of SIMs 2

SIM 1

SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes

SIM 2

SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes

Sensors

Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
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