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Infinix Zero 8 series phones teased in India; launch seems imminent

On: November 12, 2020

Infinix has been consistently launching new phones in India. Earlier this month, the company announced the Infinix Smart 4 entry-level device, and it unveiled the Infinix Hot 10 in the previous month. Fresh teasers released by the brand suggests that the company is gearing up to launch a new model in its Zero series smartphones in India. Earlier this year, Infinix announced the Zero 8 and Zero 8i phones in Indonesia and Pakistan, respectively. Hence, it seems that the company could be announcing the Zero 8 or Zero 8i or both phones in India soon.

Also read: Infinix Smart 4 packs a 6,000mAh battery, Helio A22 chipset for Rs 6,999

Since the Zero 8 and Zero 8i smartphones have launched in other markets, their specifications are already known. The Zero 8 is equipped with features such as a high refresh rate display, 48-megapixel dual selfie cameras, 64-megapixel quad rear cameras, and a large-sized battery with fast charging support. The Zero 8i is a toned-down version of the Zero 8 with a different rear-facing camera setup.

Infinix Zero 8 launching soon in India

The teasers released by the company showcases the rhombus-shaped camera module that looks reminiscent to the camera housing available on the Zero 8 and Zero 8i phones. The company is expected to soon confirm the launch date of the Infinix Zero 8 series.

Infinix Zero 8 and Zero 8i specifications and features

The Infinix Zero 8 has a 6.85-inch FHD+ IPS LCD panel with a dual punch-hole design. It supports a 20:9 aspect ratio, a refresh rate of 90Hz paired with 180Hz touch sampling rate. The dual selfie camera setup of the phone uses a 48-megapixel primary camera and an 8-megapixel ultrawide lens.

The Zero 8 has a Sony IMX686 64-megapixel quad-camera system that includes auxiliary cameras like an 8-megapixel ultrawide lens, a 2-megapixel portrait lens, and a 2-megapixel low-light video camera. The Helio G90T powers the Zero 8 with 8GB of RAM. It has an internal storage of 128GB and a microSD card slot for more storage.

The Android 10 OS with XOS 7 UI comes preinstalled on the Infinix Zero 8. The handset houses a 4,500mAh battery that supports 33W fast charging technology. A side-facing fingerprint scanner is also available on the device.

The Infinix Zero 8i’s rear-facing quad-camera system comprises of a 48-megapixel main camera, an 8-megapixel superwide lens, a 2-megapixel camera, and a dedicated AI lens. At the front, it has a dual selfie camera system that includes a 16-megapixel main camera and an 8-megapixel ultrawide lens. The other specs of the Zero 8i are identical to that of the Zero 8.

Infinix Zero 8 and Zero 8i price in other markets

In Pakistan, the Zero 8i is selling for PKR 34,999 (~Rs 16,500), whereas the Zero 8 is available for IDR 3,799,000 (~Rs 19,900) in Indonesia. One can expect these smartphones to launch in the sub-Rs 20,000 price segment in India. With Zero 8 series, Infinix will take on Poco, Xiaomi and Realme.

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Anvin is a self-proclaimed geek who has been writing about smartphones for nearly 10 years. After using phones like the Samsung Galaxy Note, Sony Xperia Mini, Lumia 730, Lumia 950, Honor 7, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Honor 8 Pro to name a few, he is now a happy user of the POCO F1. In his free time, he participates in church activities and likes to travel.