Infinix Hot 7 was released not long ago with a pro version packing some little extra features. However, on the outside, both devices look somewhat identical in terms of design and can often be mistaken for one another. Here, we will be detailing their similarities as well as their differences. Without further ado, let’s get started.
Key upgrades on the Hot 7 Pro
- 4G LTE
- Android 9.0 Pie with XOS 5.0 Cheetah
- Upgraded Octa-core MediaTek MT6757 Helio P20 / MT6762 Helio P22
- Dual Front camera
- Up to 3GB RAM/32GB ROM
Infinix Hot 7 Vs Hot 7 Pro – Design & Display
Infinix Hot 7 and Hot 7 Pro have the same design and display. Both devices are sporting a 6.2-inch IPS LCD display with screen resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels on the Hot 7 and 720 x 1520 pixels on the Hot 7 Pro. Both of which uses a 19:9 aspect ratio with a notch that houses the front-facing cameras. Both devices are made of plastic and have the usuals; Volume buttons, Power button, a micro USB port in between the speaker grill and 3.5mm jack.
Infinix Hot 7 weighs 155grams, measures 8.4mm in thickness and comes in Black, Purple and Gold. Hot 7 Pro, on the other hand, weighs 174grams, measures 8mm in thickness and has Grey, Black and Gold as its colour options. Both devices have a dual SIM card slot with a dedicated MicroSD card slot for additional storage.
Infinix Hot 7 Vs Hot 7 Pro – Hardware & Software
Infinix Hot 7 uses a MediaTek MT6580P SoC which has a quad-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz paired with a Mali GPU for gaming. This is connected to either 1GB or 2GB of RAM, depending on the configuration you go for, and will have 16GB of internal storage which can be expanded further via the MicroSD card slot onboard. The 1GB Variant runs Android 8.1 Oreo Go Edition. Regardless of the OS, both device will be covered with Infinix XOS 4.0 Honeybee UI.
Hot 7 Pro, on the other hand, has two different models. The first one has an octa-core MediaTek MT6757 Helio P20 SoC with a clocking speed of up to 2.3GHz paired with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. The second one has a MediaTek MT6762 Helio P22 SoC which also has 8 cores but clocks lower at 2.0GHz with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. Storage is expandable on both models of up to 128GB. They also run the latest Infinix XOS Skin; XOS 5.0 Cheetah which is based on Android 9.0 Pie.
This is another area where the Hot 7 Pro is differentiated from the base model. while there are three cameras on the Hot 7, the Hot 7 Pro has a total of four cameras.
The Hot 7 has a dual rear camera consisting of a 13MP main sensor with an f/1.8 aperture, a dual-LED flash and a secondary 2MP depth sensor. For selfies, there is a front-facing 8MP camera with an f/2.2 aperture.
Hot 7 Pro on the other hand also has a dual rear camera consisting of a 13MP main sensor with an f/1.8 aperture and a secondary 2MP depth sensor camera for portrait shots. It also has a dual-LED flash for low light shots.
For selfies, there is a dual camera at the front as well. This is made of up a 13MP main sensor and a secondary 2MP wide angle lens.
Battery & Connectivity
Both the Infinix Hot 7 and Hot 7 Pro have a 4,000mAh battery with no fast charging so refilling might take some time. There is also no 4G LTE connectivity on the regular Hot 7 while the Hot 7 Pro is equipped with 4G LTE capability.
There is WiFi, WiFi hotspot, Bluetooth, GPS, a 3.5mm jack and of course, a microUSB port through which charging and file transfer are done.
Infinix Hot 7 Vs Hot 7 Pro – Price
Infinix Hot 7 is priced between N35,000 – N40,000 depending on the configuration you’re going for while the Hot 7 Pro costs within N45,000 – N50,000 and also depends on the configuration.