Infinix has launched the Zero 8 smartphone in the Kenyan market. The Zero 8 is the brand’s flagship series for the 2020/21 season. Though targeting the high-end market, the Zero 8 will retail at a relatively considerable cost of Kshs 29,000 and will be covered by a guarantee policy of up to 25 months. The warranty will cover repairs on any purchased Zero 8 device that malfunctions after purchase for free as a bonus after-sales value addition to Zero 8 consumers.
The Infinix Zero 8 runs on Android v10 operating system, and comes with a Media Tek Helio G90 processor. This, combined with its128 GB ROM and 8 GB RAM, is meant to enable consumers experience improved speeds and overall device performance, including quick upload and download times and an amazing experience with the apps, compared to the Zero 6. The 90HZ Full HD Display and G90T processor also means enhanced performance for the cameras, including the wide angle, ultra-wide angle and rear cameras that will take photographic performance to a new level.
“Infinix is taking a step to be more premium and able to compete and be the face of this new direction as a fashion-conscious brand. This direction is very much in tandem with our target customers, whose lifestyle can be described as image and fashion-conscious and trendy, with a taste for high end gadgets”, said Mike Zhang, Infinix Kenya Brand Manager.
The smartphone is backed by a 4500 mAh battery which signifies fast charging and a longer life (31 hours talk time and 26 hours stand-by time). The connectivity features in the smartphone include WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, Volte, and more. It is 4G, 3G and 2G-enabled.
Infinix Zero 8 has various salient features, one being the device’s cameras, both on the front and at the back. On the front, it has two selfie cameras (48MP and 8MP), both fitting in a punch-hole setup. At the back, there’s a 64-megapixel main sensor headlining the quad-camera setup housed in the diamond-style bump.
Still on the design, Infinix Zero 8 is equipped with a dual-punch hole cut-out for the selfie snapper, present at the top left corner. This includes a 48MP primary lens and an 8MP wide-angle lens. It has a 90Hz refresh rate and 180Hz touch sampling rate display. The device also features a 64MP quad-camera setup, in a prism-shaped module.
The handset has a USB Type-C port for charging and data transfer.
“Infinix will continue to play its key role in developing devices that meet the market needs as well as technology of the day that endear users to the future lifestyle aspirations”, added Zhang.