Friday, January 15, 2016. Innov8tiv magazine (alongside other media houses and blogs) was invited to the launch event of the new Infinix Zero 3 smartphone into the Kenyan market. The following is our review of the smartphone.
Infinix Zero 3 Features
It features a 5.5-inch 1,920×1,280 pixels at 440 PPI pixel density Full HD Display giving you splendid view. Looking at the screen size, this phone is ideal for users that like playing mobile games or finishing up their assignment or running research on their smartphones. With 5.5 inch display, this phablet will make you not really miss using your laptop or desktop PC.
The screen has the Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection making it scratch resistant and not easy to crack when dropped.
Under the hood, the Infinix Zero 3 tucks the Mediatek HELIO X10 chipset. A 64-bit True Octa-Core chipset clocking at a maximum of 2.2GHz; in layman’s language this Zero 3 processor can support the 2K display.
In supports of all that processing power, the Zero 3 comes with a massive 3GB RAM, which is an overkill of all your multitasking needs. With this phone, you can run complex apps and heavy games at super-fast performance speeds; without any lags.
It will also do more than satisfy your multimedia needs even for power users. The phone multimedia subsystem supports 120Hz displays and can playback 480 frames per second (fps) 1080 Full HD Super-Slow Motion videos.
The Infinix Zero 3 comes in two different internal storage variants, the Zero 3 with 16GB internal storage and another with 32GB internal storage. Both offers you more than enough onboard storage for all your files, apps and documents.
It also comes with varying performance levels that feature a Smart Power Management tool with multiple operating modes. The High-Performance Mode that increases CPU output and the phone’s advanced functionalities, the Normal Operating Mode that strikes a balance and fits regular usage and the Power Saving Mode that drastically lowers output to extend the phone’s standby time.
To satisfy your selfie- and paparazzi-craze, the Zero 3 offers you a 20.7MP rear camera that also features a superior light sensitive dual LED Flash. On the front, you get a 5MP camera. The camera uses Sony’s Exmor RTM IMX230 CMOS sensors and has other features like Panorama, Autofocus, Geo-tagging, HDR and Face detection.
The Infinix Zero 3 is a mammoth in just about everything. A 3030mAh non-removable battery powers it. The battery also supports fast charging and will give you 487 hours of Standby time and up to 11 hours of talk time.
The phone has 2G GSM (850/900/1800/1900 MHz), 3G (up to 21MB/s, WLAN (802.11 b/g/n and Wi-Fi Direct), Wi-Fi Hotspot, Bluetooth 4.1 (with A2DP), NFC, USB Port (Micro 2.0).
It has GPS (with A-GPS), Compass, Light Sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor.
The Infinix Zero 3 provides you all the high-end smartphone features without breaking your bank. If you are looking for a budget phone with outstanding features, this is the phone you want to buy. It is currently available in Kenya at a price of Ksh.18,500 (about $180). You can make your order now from the online marketplace, Jumia Kenya.