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Unboxing The Infinix Note 8 and Quick Specs


Infinix NOTE 8 Unboxing: Infinix NOTE 8 is now official. Infinix officially unveiled the device last week at an event that was streamed on the Infinix Mobile YouTube channel. It was also streamed on Facebook and local tv channels NTV and KTN Home.

Infinix launched two devices, NOTE 8 and NOTE 8i.

Infinix NOTE 8 price in Kenya is Kshs 21,799, and the smaller Infinix NOTE 8i costs Kshs 15,999 and Kshs 17,499 for the 4/64GB and 4/128GB model respectively.

Pre-orders for the device started on October 12th but you can now buy the phones at Infinix outlets countrywide, Kilimall and Xpark.

A review unit of the NOTE 8 was sent to us and its what we will be unboxing in this article and sharing some few things about the specs.

The packaging has the usual accessories:

  • The Infinix NOTE 8 itself
  • A Pair of earphones
  • USB Type-C Cable
  • Wall Adapter  (supports 18W fast charging)
  • A plastic case
  • Screen protector
  • SIM removal pin and
  • Warranty card

The Infinix NOTE 8 is a huge beautiful phone, featuring a 6.95-inch display with a punch-hole that houses the 16MP selfie camera.

We are also getting a side-mounted fingerprint sensor located right below the volume buttons. Remember this is also what we had on the Infinix NOTE 7.

At the bottom, there’s the USB Type-C charging port, finally. It’s also here that we have the microphone, headphone jack and speaker grille.

At the bottom of the phone, there’s an Infinix logo while at the top left is where you have a rectangular camera bump that houses the quad AI-powered camera setup.

This setup includes the main 64MP camera, 2MP macro camera, 2MP depth camera and another additional 2MP AI lens.

The Infinix NOTE 8 is available in Deepsea Luster, Silver Diamond and Iceland Fantasy colour options. 

Infinix NOTE 8 Specifications

Display Type IPS LCD
Size 6.95 inch (~83.0% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1640 pixels (~258 PPI density)
Protection Corning Gorilla Glass(unspecified version)
Platform OS Android 10, splashed on top with XOS 7.1
Chipset 12nm MediaTek Helio G80
CPU Octa-core (2×2.0 GHz Cortex-A75 & 6×1.8 GHz Cortex-A55)
GPU Mali-G52 MC2
Network Technology 2G,3G, 4G
Memory RAM 6GB
ROM 128GB
MicroSD card Slot Yes (dedicated), up to 2TB
Camera Selfie 16 MP + 2 MP(depth) – placed in a pill-shaped punch hole
Rear 64 MP, (wide) + 2 MP, (macro) + 2 MP, (depth) + 2 MP
Video Up to 1440p @ 30fps
Battery 5200 mAh (Non-removable Li-Po) Fast Charging 18W
Other features Bluetooth 5.0, USB Type C, 3.5mm headphone jack, Dual Speakers + DTS Audio Processing, OTG support,
Colors Silver diamond, Iceland Fantasy, Deepsea Luster
Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), g-sensor, e-compass, gyroscope, light sensor, proximity sensor
Weight Not specified
Measurements 175.3 x 78.8 x 9 mm
Price Kshs 21,799
Availability Available on Jumia, Kilimall, Xpark, and offline retail stores

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Nixon Kanali

Tech journalist based in Nairobi. I write about tech, business and African startups. Founder and Editor For TechTrendsKE. Nixon is also the East African tech editor for Africa Business Communities. Send tips to nkanali@techtrendske.co.ke.

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