10+ Best Infinix Phones To Buy In 2021, Their Specifications, Features, and Prices.

Best Infinix phones to buy in 2021.

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Now Infinix Mobility is with no doubt, one of the biggest players in the league of smartphones both in Nigeria, and other African markets as a whole, together with the likes of Tecno and iTel, even though we all know that they are all three persons in one body. “Transsion Holdings, I see what you did there..”

So due to this fact, there are pretty quite a lot of these Infinix devices scattered all over the market, thereby making it hard for an average person to make his/her “perfect” choice when going to buy a new Infinix smartphone.

And because of that, today we’ll be listing out some of the best Infinix phones that you can get your hands on right now, starting from the very best, down to the least good.

And without further ado, let’s get started.. #Enjoy

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Best Infinix phones to buy in 2021

Best Infinix Phones To Buy In 2021

  1. Infinix Zero 8
  2. Infinix Note 8
  3. Infinix Note 8i
  4. Infinix Note 7
  5. Infinix S5 Pro
  6. Infinix Note 7 Lite
  7. Infinix Hot 10
  8. Infinix Hot 10 Play
  9. Infinix Hot 9
  10. Infinix Hot 10 Lite.
  11. Infinix Smart 5
  12. Infinix Smart HD 2021

1. Infinix Zero 8

  • 6.85 Inches 1080p (Full HD+) IPS LCD dual hole-punch display.
  • 90Hz screen refresh rate + 180Hz touch response rate.
  • 64MP quad rear camera setup.
  • 48MP dual front-facing cameras.
  • Mediatek Helio G90T (12nm) processor.
  • 8GB RAM + 128GB storage.
  • Android™ 10+ XOS 7 Dolphin.
  • 4500mAh battery + 33W fast charging.
  • USB Type-C reversible connector.
  • Price: 135,000 NGN.

Buy Now: Infinix Zero 8 (6GB + 128GB) @ 135,000 NGN, Jumia.

Now listen to this;

Without mincing words here, the Infinix Zero 8 as at when writing this article, is currently the very best, the most powerful, and the most expensive Infinix smartphone that you can get your hands on right now.

It weirds the deadly gaming optimized Mediatek Helio G90T SoC that is paired to a mouth gaping 8 Gigabytes of RAM size, which is in return wired down to a chunky 128 Gigabytes of internal storage size that can even further be expanded via a MicroSD card.

As if those aren’t enough, this also happens to be the first and only Infinix phone as at the moment to wield a 90Hz screen refresh rate out of the box, which makes it the ideal phone for gaming, and it even leaves the likes of the Infinix Note 7 and 8 in the dust which were originally themed and marketed as gaming-centric smartphones.

On the back of the phone, you’re getting a 64MP Quad camera system that comprises of one 64MP main shooter, an 8MP ultrawide lens, a 2MP depth sensor, and a second 2MP lens for taking macro (closeup) shots.

The front is characterized by a gigantic 48MP main lens that is complemented by an 8MP ultrawide lens.

The Zero 8 can record videos of up to 4k resolution at 30fps for both the front and back cameras, and can even do super slow-motion video recording at a time-freezing 960fps that is capped at 720p resolution.

Cool right?

Now they say that “with great honor, comes great responsibility”, and with that, I’d like you to know that the Infinix Zero 8 is not your regular sub-$200 Infinix mobile phone, as this one crosses over the $250 price tag, which should be around 115,000 – 120,000 in Nigerian nairas.

So if you have that amount of cash to spend on a smartphone, and you want all the goodness that one could get out of an Infinix mobile device, then the Infinix Zero 8 should definitely be among the list of best Infinix phones on your mind.

As of the time of writing of this article, the Infinix Zero 8 is currently on sale on Jumia online store for 135,000 NGN.

Read AlsoInfinix Zero 8 unboxing and first impressions review (The best Infinix phone that money can buy).

2. Infinix Note 8

  • 6.95 Inches 720p (HD+) IPS LCD dual hole-punch display.
  • 64MP quad rear camera setup.
  • 16MP dual front-facing lens.
  • No Stylus (X-Pen).
  • Mediatek Helio G80 (12nm) processor.
  • 6GB RAM + 128GB internal storage.
  • Android™ 10+ XOS 7 Dolphin.
  • 5200mAh Battery + 18W fast charging.
  • USB Type-C charging port.
  • Price: 98,000 NGN.

Buy Now: Infinix Note 8 (6GB + 128GB) @ 98,000, Jumia.

Best Infinix phones to buy in 2021

In case you feel that the Infinix Zero 8 is way out of your budget, but you still fancy its performance in terms of speed and the 64MP camera that it brings along with it, then the Infinix Note 8 is the closest that you can get to it.

Wielding a Mediatek Helio G80 processor, 6 Gigabytes of RAM, and up to 128 Gigabytes of internal storage size, the Infinix Note 8 will not leave you wanting for more in terms of performance.

And not to mention that with its humongous 6.95 Inches display, we can confidently say that the Note 8 is targeted at chronic gamers and heavy media consumers, with the only downside of this display being that the resolution is still capped at 720p with a pixel density of 258 PPI for a 6.95 inches panel.

But like I mentioned earlier, the 64MP main camera lens on this thing was directly lifted from the Zero 8 and coupled into it, so in terms of picture quality, you should be getting the Zero 8 level of crispness, with lots of details and better dynamic range, if you know what that means.

The Infinix Note 8 boots Android 10 out of the box, and for the first time on the Infinix Note lineups, we’re getting a USB Type-C charging port, and this one is capped at 18W like the Note 7 before it.

So once again and like I said earlier, if you feel that the Zero 8 is too expensive for you to afford, but you still want something that comes very close to it, then the Infinix Note 8 should definitely be on your list of best Infinix phones to get in 2021.

For just a little less than a hundred thousand nairas (98,000 NGN), you can grab the Infinix Note 8 from Jumia online platform (check link above).

3. Infinix Note 8i

  • 6.78 Inches 720p (HD+) IPS LCD hole-punch display.
  • 48MP quad rear camera setup.
  • 8MP front-facing lens.
  • No Stylus (X-Pen).
  • Mediatek Helio G80 (12nm) processor.
  • 4/6GB RAM + 64/128GB internal storage.
  • Android™ 10+ XOS 7 Dolphin.
  • 5200mAh Battery + 18W fast charging.
  • USB Type-C charging port.
  • Price: 71,500 NGN.

Buy Now: Infinix Note 8i (4GB + 64GB) @ 71,500, Jumia.

Take it or leave it, the Infinix Note 8i is simply a rebranded and repackaged Infinix Note 7, but, with a slightly better processor, 200mAh more battery, and a USB Type-C charging port.

Aside from these three differences which I don’t even consider to be that much of a differentiating factor between them, there is absolutely nothing different between the two phones.

So the take here is, if you liked everything from the Infinix Note 7, but don’t have up to 90,000 NGN to shed out for it, then the Infinix Note 8i is a much better deal and an absolute steal for 71,500 NGN.

Like I mentioned earlier, you’re getting a slightly better processor (Helio G80 vs G70), a +200mAh battery (5200mAh vs 5000mAh), and even a USB-C charging port.

In spite of these, you’re still getting a pretty large 6.78 Inches LCD display which is still capped at 720p resolution like the last model before it, same 48MP main camera lens, android 10 + XOS 7 to boot, etc.

Personally, I don’t even see a reason why anyone will want to skip the Note 8i at 71,500 NGN and go for the Note 7 with lower specs at 93,500 NGN, that will probably be the silliest thing to do in 2021.

4. Best Infinix Phones 2021 – Infinix Note 7

  • 6.95 Inches 720p (HD+) IPS LCD hole-punch display.
  • 48MP Quad rear camera setup.
  • 16MP Front-facing lens.
  • No Stylus (X-Pen).
  • Mediatek Helio G70 (12nm) processor.
  • 4GB RAM + 64/128GB Storage, or 6GB RAM + 128GB Storage.
  • Android™ 10+ XOS 6 Dolphin.
  • 5000mAh Battery + 18W fast charging.
  • Price: 93,500 NGN.

Buy Now: Infinix Note 7 (6GB + 128GB) @ 93,500 NGN, Jumia.

Best Infinix phones to buy in 2021

The Infinix Note 7 coming as the fourth best Infinix phone to buy in 2021, it was among the first Infinix phones to launch in 2020, and trust me when I say that this phone packs one hell of a punch.

Armed with a humongous 6.95 Inches display, a Mediatek Helio G70 processor, Android™ 10 out of the box, 4 or 6 Gigabytes of RAM size that is paired to 64 or 128 Gigabytes of storage sizes respectively, and a beefy 5000mAh battery with up to 18W charging speeds, then we can confidently say that the Infinix Note 7 is once again, aimed at chronic mobile gamers and heavy media consumers, just like the Note 8 and Zero 8 after it.

Though it has its downsides too, like the fall from using an OLED display panel on its predecessor, the Note 6, down to LCD on this one, and even the drop in resolution as well, 720p, all the way down from 1080p on the Note 6.

Oh! And the absence of a stylus (X-Pen) as well.

Yes, the Infinix Note 8 doesn’t come with an XPen, and to be honest, I don’t know how to feel about this, considering the fact that the XPen has always been a symbolic feature that sets the Infinix Note series apart from all Infinix phones out there.

But if none of those bother you, and you just want a smartphone with raw and untamed performance, a huge display, and a very long-lasting battery, then this one here should definitely be among your list of best Infinix phones to buy in 2021, and nothing should stop you from getting it.

You should follow this link to read up our article of the Infinix Note 7 review, to see all you need to know about the smartphone.. #cheers.

5. Infinix S5 Pro

  • 6.53 Inches 1080p (Full HD+) IPS LCD Full-view display.
  • 48MP Triple rear camera setup.
  • 16MP Front-facing lens.
  • Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 (12nm) processor.
  • 4/6GB RAM + 64/128GB internal storage.
  • Android™ 10 + XOS 6.0 Dolphin.
  • 4000mAh battery.
  • Price: 64,000 NGN.

Buy Now: Infinix S5 Pro (4GB + 64GB) @ 64,000 NGN, Jumia.

Infinix S5 Pro

Now, if you’re looking for a smartphone that combines both style, class, and camera prowess in one body, then the S5 Pro is the ideal phone for you.

Coming in with a stern-looking 6.53 Inches 1080p (Full HD+) display as opposed to 720p (HD+) on the Note 7, the Infinix S5 Pro will give you more clarity and crispness when gaming and consuming media on it.

In addition to that, the Infinix S5 Pro happens to be the first and only Infinix smartphone as at the time of writing this article, to ship with a pop-up camera, which in turn means that the display is free from any notch or hole punches, and that simply translates to an immersive viewing experience.

Aside from the high-resolution display on this thing, the phone comes running Android 10 out of the box, alongside Infinix XOS 6.0 Dolphin (the first actually).

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It also ships with the same Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35 processor from the Infinix Note 6 of last year, and this chipset is paired to either 4 or 6GB of RAM sizes, and is glued firmly to 64 or 128GB internal storage sizes, respectively.

The phone ships with a 48MP rear-facing camera, and another 40MP front-facing one, though there are versions with 16MP rear-facing camera, and either a 32MP or 16MP front-facing camera.

So like I said earlier, if you want class, style, performance, and camera prowess all in one package, and at a way lesser price than what all other competing Infinix phones are asking for, then the Infinix S5 Pro is definitely the best Infinix phone that you have been looking for, no caps.

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6. Infinix Note 7 Lite

  • 6.6 Inches 720p HD+ LCD Hole-punch display.
  • 48MP Triple rear camera setup.
  • 8MP Front-facing lens.
  • Mediatek Helio G70 (12nm) processor.
  • 4GB of RAM + 64/128GB of storage.
  • Android™ 10+ XOS 6 Dolphin UI.
  • 5000mAh battery (no fast charging support).
  • Price: 64,000 NGN.

Buy Now: Infinix Note 7 Lite (4GB + 64GB) @ 64,000 NGN, Xpark.

Now if you want to get the same raw performance as the original Infinix Note 7, but in a smaller and more compact form factor and at a significantly lesser price, then the Note 7 Lite is definitely the phone for you.

Packing in the same Mediatek Helio G70 SoC as its elder brother, 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, and even with the same 48MP main camera lens, then it trims things down by shipping with a 6.6 Inches display as opposed to the 6.95 Inches one that we saw on the original Note 7, we can confidently say that the Infinix Note 7 Lite is an ideal phone for both chronic gamers and heavy media consumers, just like its elder brother, the Note 7.

Left for me, I’ll say that the only thing missing on the Note 7 Lite from the original Note 7 is the absence of the 18W fast battery charging that was on the Note 7, and personally, I don’t even see that as being a bummer for anyone who wants to get this phone.

As of the time of writing this article, the Infinix Note 7 Lite is available and currently on sale for 64,000 NGN on Infinix’s official online retail store, XPark.

7. Infinix Hot 10

  • 6.78 Inches HD+ LCD display.
  • 16MP Quad rear camera setup.
  • 8MP front-facing camera.
  • Mediatek Helio G70 processor.
  • 3/4GB RAM + 64/128GB storage.
  • Android 10 + XOS 7 Dolphin UI.
  • 5200mAh battery.
  • Price: 63,400 NGN.

Buy Now: Infinix Hot 10 (3GB + 64GB) @ 63,400 NGN, Jumia.

Best Infinix phones to buy in 2021

Just so you know, the Infinix Hot 10 is the hottest and best Infinix Hot phone that anyone can get their hands on right now, and one more thing.

Take it or leave it, but the Hot 10 is simply a rebranded and repackaged Infinix Hot 9 with a much better processor, and I’m talking of none other but the Helio G70 chipset, the exact same processor that was used on the Note 7 and Note 7 Lite smartphones before it.

The display size is pretty large as well, at 6.78 Inches, same as the one on the Note 8i. And in terms of camera, you’re getting a 16MP main lens that is further garnished by a 2MP macro lens, a second 2MP depth sensor, and a QVGA sensor. You see? Just a slight non-significant upgrade from the 13MP main lens that you’ll get on the Hot 9.

So like I said earlier, the Infinix Hot 10 is simply a repackaged Hot 9 with a much better processor. So if you want the Note lineups type of performance, but don’t want to spend up to 70,000+ NGN on a smartphone, then the Infinix Hot 10 is definitely the only Infinix phone that can help you achieve that for only but just 63,400 NGN.

8. Best Infinix Phones 2021 – Infinix Hot 10 Play

  • 6.82 Inches 720p(HD+) LCD display.
  • 13MP rear camera setup.
  • 8MP front-facing camera.
  • Mediatek Helio G25 processor.
  • 2/4GB RAM + 32/64GB storage.
  • Android 10 (Go edition) + XOS 7 Dolphin UI.
  • 6000mAh battery.
  • Price: 54,500 NGN.

Buy Now: Infinix Hot 10 Play (2GB + 32GB) @ 54,500 NGN, Slot.

Infinix started adding the “Play” lineup to its smartphones last year, started with the Infinix Hot 9 Play, and this year we already got a Play version of the Hot 10.

You see, to be honest, I still really can’t find a place or a category rather, where I can place these Play phones.

I mean, they don’t even look or seem anything like their parent smartphones that they’re being named after, except for the fact that they all have this humongous battery (6000mAh), which gives earns them the name “Play”, meaning that you can play with them for as long as you want.

But in terms of performance, for an instance, the Hot 10 Play of this year doesn’t even come anything close to the original Hot 10 that it takes after. Talk about a Mediatek Helio G25 processor.

But in spite of all that, you’re getting a very large display which will be great for heavy media consumption. I can’t say that this phone is meant for chronic gamers, because of its mediocre and low-end processor, but it will sure do last you throughout the day, and even till the next day before you’ll begin to think of charging it.

So the take here is; if you want a smartphone with a huge display, a large battery, and you’re not bothered about the performance and camera specs, then the Infinix Hot 10 Play should definitely be among your list of best Infinix phones to buy in 2021.

9. Infinix Hot 9

  • 6.6 Inches 720p(HD+) LCD hole-punch display.
  • 13MP Quad rear camera setup.
  • 8MP front-facing lens.
  • Mediatek MT6761 Helio A25 (12 nm) Processor.
  • 2/3GB RAM + 32GB/64 Internal storage.
  • Android 10™ + XOS 6 Dolphin.
  • 5000mAh battery.
  • Price: 55,000 NGN.

Buy Now
Infinix Hot 9 (2GB + 32GB), 55,000 NGN, Jumia.
Infinix Hot 9 (3GB + 64GB), 59,990 NGN, Jumia.

Best Infinix phones to buy in 2021

In order to get straight to the point, who is this phone targeted at?

Simple, the Infinix Hot 9 is targeted at fans who just want a taste of Infinix android 10 OS, packaged in a more 2020-like design, a large battery and a large screen, doesn’t mind if the performance is nothing to write home about, and at the same time doesn’t have up to 60,000 – 70,000 NGN to spend on the likes of the Hot 10 and Note 7 series, not to talk of the Note 8.

So for a starting price of 55,000 NGN for the base model with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage, you’re getting android 10 out of the box, one that is coated with Infinix’s own XOS 6 Dolphin UI version on it, a sluggish Mediatek Helio A25 chipset, and a manageable 13MP quad-camera setup.

So if you’re on a slightly lesser budget, but need a smartphone that runs on the latest version of Android, probably because you’re obsessed with it, a smartphone that lets you watch all your favorite movies for as long as you want on a big screen, and also help you get some light jobs done, then you should definitely go for the Infinix Hot 9

Psst… You can learn more about the Infinix Hot 9 by reading our full review of it when you tap on this link.

10. Infinix Hot 10 Lite

  • 6.6 Inches 720p(HD+) LCD hole-punch display.
  • 13MP triple rear camera setup.
  • 8MP front-facing lens.
  • Mediatek MT6761 Helio A25 (12 nm) processor.
  • 2/3GB RAM + 32GB/64 internal storage.
  • Android 10 (Go edition).
  • 5000mAh battery.
  • Price: 48,800 NGN.

Buy Now: Infinix Hot 10 Lite (2GB + 32GB) @ 48,800 NGN, Slot.

Just as the name is pronounced “Lite”, the Infinix Hot 10 Lite is a lite-lite-lite version of the vanilla Infinix Hot 10, and when I say “lite-lite-lite“, I mean it feels more to me like one of those phones from the Infinix Smart lineups, than it does for a Hot phone.

So for 48,800 NGN, you’re getting a pretty large 6.6 Inches display, a Mediatek Helio A25 processor (same that was used on the Hot 9), 13MP triple rear camera setup, 2GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage size, with everything being makeover with Android 10 Go edition.

So if you’re very tight on budget, and you just need an android phone to put your sim card in and make calls with, be active on social media, watch movies perhaps, and maybe just play a few games like Candy Crush and Subway Surfers, then the Infinix Hot 10 Play will serve you just fine.

Anything more than that will simply just mean going overboard for the Hot 10 Play, and i don’t think the phone will be able to handle that.

11. Infinix Smart 5

  • 6.6 Inches 720p(HD+) LCD display.
  • 8MP + QVGA sensor.
  • 8MP front-facing camera.
  • Mediatek MT6761D Helio A20 (12 nm) processor.
  • 2GB RAM + 32GB Storage.
  • Android™ 10 (Go edition) + XOS 6 Dolphin.
  • 5000mAh battery.
  • Price: 42,700 NGN.

Buy Now: Infinix Smart 5 (2GB + 32GB) @ 42,700 NGN, Jumia.

Best Infinix phones to buy in 2021

The Infinix Smart 5 is currently among the cheapest android 10 powered Infinix mobile devices that you can find in the market right now.

It is an entry-level device, and because of that, it is powered by a low tier Mediatek Helio A20 processor, comes with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of storage. You’ll get an 8MP camera on both the front and back, a large 6.6 Inches display, with a beefy 5000mAh battery.

Left to me, I will say that the Infinix Smart 5 is targeted at people who don’t have up to 48,000 NGN to spend on the Hot 10 Lite, but still want to cut a slice of its android 10 goodness on same large display, while doing so with a chunky battery.

So you’re basically getting the Infinix Hot 10 Lite at a cheaper price with just a few, but negligible compromises, such as the Helio A20 processor, and the 8MP rear camera that comes it. Aside from that, everything else is basically the same across both smartphones.

So in conclusion, if you want to get a taste of android 10 at a way lesser price than the Hot 10 Play, then you should do well to include the Infinix Smart 5 among your list of best Infinix phones to buy in 2021.

12. Best Infinix Phones – Infinix Smart HD 2021

  • 6.1 Inches 720p(HD+) LCD display.
  • 8MP rear camera.
  • 5MP front-facing camera.
  • Mediatek MT6761D Helio A20 (12 nm) processor.
  • 2GB RAM + 32GB Storage.
  • Android™ 10 (Go edition) + XOS 6 Dolphin.
  • 5000mAh battery.
  • Price: 40,500 NGN.

Buy Now: Infinix Smart HD 2021 (2GB + 32GB) @ 40,500 NGN, Slot.

As of the time of writing this article, the Infinix Smart HD 2021 is currently the cheapest Android 10 powered Infinix smartphone that you can get your hands on right now.

And being that it ships with a 6.1 Inches display, it also happens to be one of the most compact Infinix phones that you can find around anyhow nowadays.

In fact, to cap it all, the Infinix Smart 2021 is basically a repackaged Infinix Smart 5 in a more compact form factor, and at a slightly lesser price.

So in conclusion, if you want a compact phone, but one that comes with a huge battery like up to 5000mAh, and Android 10 Go edition out of the box, then the Infinix Smart 2021 should definitely find a place in your list of best Infinix phones for 2021.

And that wraps it up for today guys, all the best Infinix phones that anyone can immediately buy right now in 2021.

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