Infinix HOT 9 Play is a mid-range smartphone that runs Android 9 Pie operating system out of the box. Its highlights are the 6.6-inch Infinity-O display, 13-megapixel dual camera at the back, and the massive 6000mAh battery. There is 10W fast charging to speed up quick recharges of the battery.

Like other 2020 smartphones in its class, the display of the HOT 9 Play is one of its major weak points: it has only 720×1600 pixels, resulting in a very low pixel density for a 6.6″ screen. The punch hole in the display houses an 8-megapixel camera for selfies.


Infinix HOT 9 Play

Infinix HOT 9 Play Specifications

Infinix HOT 9 Play is sold in Nigeria with 2GB of RAM and 32GB storage memory.

  • Display: 6.6-inch punch hole display. Resolution is a mere 720 x 1600 pixels, so it isn’t the sharpest of displays.
  • Battery: The 6000mAh battery is massive battery capapcity and you can expect battery life that covers over a full day, and perhaps even 2 full days.
  • Charging: 10W fast charge means that if you plug in the phone to charge with an empty battery, you will have 30% power within 30 minutes. This is slightly faster than what regular charging does.
  • USB type: This phone uses standard USB Type-B. There is no reversible Type-C connector here.
  • Processor: The processor is the equivalent of the engine of the phone. It determines how powerful a smartphone is. Infinix HOT 9 Play uses an entry-level chipset clocked at 2.0GHz. In simple English, this is not the fastest of smartphones, but entry-level and low budget smartphones are not known for their speed.
  • RAM: 2GB RAM is low and will result in some sluggish app launching and switching, but it is appropriate for a smartphone in this class.
  • Storage Memory (ROM): It means what it says: memory that you use for storing your files, vidoes, documents, etc. 32GB storage is decent for a lot of mobile users. If you need more, there is a micro-SD card slot available.
  • Selfie Camera: An 8-megapixel snapper is located in the punch hole at the top of the display.
  • Rear Camera: There are two camera sensors at the back, and the main one has a 13-megapixel resolution. The other is an “AI” sensor. There is a triple LED flash to assist with low-light photography.
  • Fingerprint Scanner: The fingerprint sensor is located on the rear of the phone, some distance below the camera module.
  • Face Unlock: Yes; face unlock is available.

Up next, we have answers to some of your most frequently asked questions about Infinix HOT 9 Play.

What colours is Infinix HOT 9 Play available in?

The HOT 9 Play is available in 4 colours, namely: Quetzal Cyan, Midnight Black, Violet, and Ocean wave.

Infinix HOT 9 Play

Does Infinix HOT 9 Play have Gorilla Glass protection?

There is no mention of the presence of Corning® Gorilla® Glass protection on the display of the Infinix HOT 9 Play.

Is Infinix HOT 9 Play waterproof?

There is no mention of an official IP water or dustproof rating for the HOT 9 Play.

Does Infinix HOT 9 Play have NFC?

Infinix HOT 9 Play does not have NFC. Infinix smartphones have a history with NFC: Infinix phones with NFC: you won’t believe what we found.

How much is Infinix HOT 9 Play in Nigeria? What is the price?

The 2GB RAM + 32 GB ROM version of the HOT 9 Play has a recommended retail price (RRP) of ₦52,000.

Is Infinix HOT 9 Play worth buying?

For the price, the HOT 9 Play looks like good value for money, if you factor in current economic circumstances.

Where can you find the Infinix HOT 9 Play to buy in Nigeria? Check local retail stores, as well as ecommerce sites like Slot, Jumia, Konga, and others.

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