Infinix HOT 12 Series launched in Kenya

Infinix Mobile has launched its HOT 12 smartphone in the country. The company officially unveiled the device in the country at the  University of Nairobi during this years’ Tech Week, an event where students are offered an opportunity to showcase their innovative ideas through projects and exhibitions they are working on.

Established in 2018, the event is currently being occasioned by 20  universities countrywide with this year’s event being hosted at the University of  Nairobi. In partnership with Infinix the winners were awarded cash prizes of up to Ksh 50,000 and brand new Hot 12 Play Series phones that were officially launched at the event.

The Hot 12 series is available in three variants: HOT 12 Play 64+4 that the company is selling at Ksh 16,499, HOT 12 Play 128+4 which is available for Ksh 18,499 and the HOT 12 128+4 selling for Ksh 19,999.

Infinix HOT 12 Specs

The Infinix HOT 12 series comes with a 6.82-inch display with a 90Hz refresh rate coupled with the 180Hz Touch sampling rate. The phone is powered by the MediaTek Helio G85 processor.

The Infinix HOT 12 features a massive 5,000 mAh battery that supports 18W fast charging. Infinix claims the 18W fast charging can charge this phone up to 50% in just 50 minutes.

For the optics, the HOT 12 is equipped with an 8MP AI front camera, 13MP AI triple rear camera, and a powerful image algorithm. Infinix says the HOT 12 provides an AI portrait that enhances the focus of every snapshot in the best way possible.

The phone comes stacked with 128GB+6GB of memory and RAM. Infinix’s self-developed RAM fusion technology also allows HOT 12 phones to support 5GB of extended RAM and up to 11GB of combined RAM, increasing the number of background cached applications by three to nine and improving the average launch time of TOP20 applications by 10%- 50%. 

The phones will be available for purchase soon in Infinix outlets countrywide.

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