The Infinix Hot 12 Play is a new release in the infinix Hot series which has many distinctive features from its predecessor.
This smartphone is one of the few high performance budget smartphones on the market today.
Infinix mobile has put great efforts into its production line for several years now and each year they come in with new smartphones which are much more impressive than the previous models.
They try to improve upon every aspect of the phone ranging from the design, performance, display, battery capacity, etc and I give them credit for that.
Due to this and many more factors, they have become one of the most trusted smartphone brands in Ghana today.
In this article, we will talk about everything we know about the Infinix Hot 12 Play which was released in May 2022.
We’ll take a look at the features it has and elaborate briefly on them to provide you with more info and their general specs.
Also, you will find the prices of the phone in different stores in Ghana. The article is meant to educate you about the features and capabilities of the Infinix Hot 12 Play so read till the end if you want to uncover all the details about the smartphone.
I hope you have a great time reading this incredible write-up.
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About The Network
The Infinix Hot 12 Play is capable of supporting 2G, 3G, and 4G networks. The 4G network capability is good for a budget smartphone but the recent 5G network is even more impressive. But it costs more to acquire a 5G smartphone so we just stick to the 4G network for less cost. The 4G network is already pretty fast when used for browsing the internet, downloading files, and browsing through your social media.
About Infinix Hot 12 Play Body
The phone comes in a plastic frame and has a plastic back panel that has a glossy and reflective design.
The device comes in three different colors that include; Racing Black, Legend White, and Origin blue.
The phone looks slim thanks to its 8.9 mm thickness but feels a bit heavy because of the gigantic 6,000mAh battery it is equipped with. Its weight measures up to 209 g.
The front of the phone has a 6.8-inch IPS LCD display screen made out of glass. It has a 90Hz refresh rate and a resolution of 720 x 1612 pixels.
The display has high contrast and bright colors which makes it easier for usage outdoors. The high refresh rate it boasts of makes it pretty exciting when scrolling through your gallery, your social media, and browsing the web. It is super responsive.
It also features a dual 13 MP rear camera, a QVGA sensor for taking accurate shots, and a dual-LED flash for good lighting when snapping photos.
At the front, you’ll find a single 8 MP selfie camera with dual-LED lights. The camera of this device is quite awesome and can produce very high-quality pictures.
At the side, you’ll find the volume key, power button, and a dual sim and micro SD card tray.
At the bottom section of the phone lies the USB Type-C charging port, a speaker, a mic, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The switch from USB 2.0 ports to USB Type-C ports is quite impressive.
The single speaker at the bottom sounds pretty good. The fingerprint scanner at the rear also authenticates your biometrics almost instantly. The fingerprint scanner is one of the most common smartphone security technologies you’d find.
About Infinix Hot 12 Play Battery
The Infinix Hot 12 Play is powered by a 6,000mAh lithium battery that can easily last you more than 24 hours on normal usage.
This battery capacity is more than good for a mid-range smartphone. The smartphone can last you an average of 14 hours when used for intensive activities such as gaming, video streaming, internet browsing, etc.
This is one of the standout features of the Infinix Hot 12 Play that gives it an edge over some smartphones in its price range.
In terms of charging it has a 10W charging speed which takes about 3 hours to power it up to its full capacity. Although the charging speed is not so fast it is still manageable.
What Is Inside The Infinix Hot 12 Play Box?
- The Infinix Hot 12i itself.
- USB Type-C Charging Cable
- Pair of Earphones
- Sim Ejector Tool
- Transparent TPU Case
- 10W USB Charger Head
- Warranty card
Inside Infinix Hot 12 Play Phone
The Infinix Hot 12 Play is equipped with a MediaTek Helio G85 chipset and an Octa-Core processor.
It also features a Mali G52 GPU that is an improvement over the PowerVR GPU featured in the previous models in the Infinix Hot series.
The phone also runs on the Android 11 and XOS 10 OS which has an improved user interface.
Some major features of the OS are Power marathon, XClone, Monster Game kit, etc. The XClone feature allows for the user to have multiple accounts of a single app whiles the Monster Game kit is an in-built game booster software that helps to improve the overall performance of games for a better gaming experience.
The device ships with 4GB primary RAM size but can be expanded virtually up to 7GB and has an internal storage capacity of 128GB which can be increased with the use of a micro SD card.
With all these features on board, the Inifnix Hot 12 Play has an impressive performance. There is no stutter when running multiple apps in the background and runs smoothly when used in gaming.
You can play basic games like Asphalt 9, Free Fire, Dead Target, Subway Surfers, etc on this device without any hiccups but highly demanding games like PUBG cause a bit of a stutter when in play.
What Is The Price Of Infinix Hot 12 Play In Ghana?
The price for the Infinix Hot 12 Play starts in Ghana at GHS 1,100 and it’s available in all Infinix branded shops across the country and many chain stores like Franko Trading Enterprise.
Price Of The Hot 12 Play In All The Accredited Retail And Online Shops
|Type Of Phone||Telefonika Ghana||Franko Trading Enterprise||Compu Ghana|
|Infinix Hot 12 Play (64GB)||GHS 1,800||GHS 1,600||GHS 1,800|
|Infinix Hot 12 Play (128GB)||GHS 2,055||GHS 1,899||GHS 2,100|
Specifications Of Infinix Hot 12 Play
|Infinix Hot 12 Play||Specs|
|Processor||Octa-core 2.3 GHz|
|Chipset||MediaTek Helio G85|
|Rear Camera||Dual 13 MP, QVGA sensor, and Dual-LED flash|
|Selfie Camera||8 MP with Dual-LED flash|
|Display||6.82 inches IPS LCD, 90Hz refresh rate, and 720 x 1612 pixels resolution|
|Dimensions||171 x 78 x 8.9 mm|
|Battery||Li-Po 6000 mAh, non-removable|
|Colors||Racing Black, Horizon Blue, Daylight Green, Champagne Gold|
|OS||Android 11, XOS 10|
|Sim Cards||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass|
Difference Between Infinix Hot 11 And Infinix Hot 12 Play
|Specs||Infinix Hot 12 Play||Infinix Hot 11|
|Processor||Octa-core 2.3 GHz||Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.7 GHz Cortex-A55)|
|Chipset||MediaTek Helio G85||Mediatek Helio G70|
|Rear Camera||Dual 13 MP, QVGA sensor, and Dual-LED flash||Dual 13 MP, f/1.8, (wide), PDAF QVGA with Dual-LED flash|
|Selfie Camera||8 MP with Dual-LED flash||8 MP with Dual-LED flash|
|Display||6.82 inches IPS LCD, 90Hz refresh rate, and 720 x 1612 pixels resolution||6.6 inches, IPS LCD, 500 nits brightness, and 1080 x 2408 pixels resolution|
|Dimensions||171 x 78 x 8.9 mm||164.7 x 76.2 x 8.9 mm|
|Weight||209 g||201 g|
|Battery||Li-Po 6000 mAh, non-removable||Li-Po 5200 mAh, non-removable|
|Colors||Racing Black, Horizon Blue, Daylight Green, Champagne Gold||Silver Wave, Purple, Emerald Green, Polar Black|
|OS||Android 11, XOS 10||Android 11, XOS 7.6|
|Sim Cards||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)||Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass|
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
The handset is both waterproof and dustproof.
The Infinix hot 12 Play has a net dimension of 171 x 78 x 8.9 mm.
The overall performance of the Infinix Note Hot 12 Play is quite amazing and it’ll be an ideal choice for the average phone user.
Its battery too lasts longer than other budget smartphones in its price range. You can walk into any official Infinix branded Mobile shop or an accredited retailer to grab a piece of the smartphone at a very affordable price.
This article was meant to provide you with a brief overview of the features and functionality of the Infinix Hot 12 Play, you can also check out the other variants which are Infinix hot 12i and Infinix hot 12.