Sunday, May 19, 2019

Infinix Smart 3 Plus Review- Best Smartphone under Rs 7000 in India


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Transsion Holdings’ sub-brand Infinix has launched the latest value-for-money smartphone Infinix Smart 3 Plus as a successor to Smart 2 which was released last year. Smart 3 Plus is the first ever phone in the 7k sub category to offer a triple camera module on the back and a 6.2-inch waterdrop display. The device boasts the Android v9.0 (Pie), a dedicated microSD card slot and a fingerprint sensor at the back. With a decent camera, latest design and huge display, Infinix Smart 3 Plus wouldn’t disappoint you. To know if this budget smartphone lives up to the expectations, keep reading our review of the Infinix Smart 3 Plus.

Highlights:

  • 6.21 Inch HD+ Display
  • 2GHz Quad-Core Helio A22 Processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 32 GB internal storage
  • 13MP + 2MP + Low Light Sensor Triple Rear Camera
  • 8MP Front Camera
  • 3500mAh Battery
  • Fingerprint Sensor
  • Face unlock
  • Micro-USB Port
  • Dual SIM
  • Bluetooth 5.0 and WiFi
  • Dimension- 157 x 76 x 7.8mm
  • Weight- 148 grams

Infinix Smart 3 Plus Price and Availability

This Flipkart exclusive smartphone will be available from April 30 at Rs 6,999 in Midnight Black and Sapphire Cyan colours. The device comes with supplementary benefits worth Rs 4,500 for Jio users.

Infinix Smart 3 Plus Specifications

DISPLAY AND DESIGN

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Infinix Smart 3 Plus, looks like it is made of glass, but the body is actually made of plastic. The phone flaunts a modest design with an almost bezel-less 6.2-inch display IPS type screen, resolution of 720 x 1520 pixels, 24 bit, waterdrop style notch and a slight chin at the bottom. The back of the phone has mirror-finishing which gives it a premium look, setting it apart from the other phone in the same budget. The buttons for volume and power are placed at the right edge of the device. The left side of the phone is equipped with a SIM slot that serves to hold the dual-SIM and microSD card slot. You can find a micro USB port, a speaker grille and a 3.5mm audio jack at the bottom of the device. The fingerprint sensor in the back, is easy to reach.

The 500 nits brightness provide a stunning display to the device. Smart 3 Plus definitely scores in the looks department in this segment. With the glossy plastic body and sleek glass-finish at the back, the phone looks premium considering its low price.

HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE

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Smart 3 Plus is powered by MediaTek’s Helio A22 quad-core chipset with a RAM of 2GB and 32GB inbuilt storage with the option to expand up to 256GB by adding a microSD card. The smartphone has a face unlock feature and a fingerprint sensor on the back; both of which do a pretty fast job to unlock the phone.

In terms of software, the device runs Android 9 Pie-based XOS 5.0. The user interface in Infinix Smart 3 Plus is loaded with some amazing features. If you swipe the screen from left to right, you will get a landing page which will show all the information about your contacts, applications and more.

CAMERA

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The main highlight of Smart 3 Plus is the triple rear camera which has a 13-megapixel primary sensor along with a 2-megapixel depth sensor and a low light sensor. The device also boats an 8-megapixel selfie camera equipped with AI-driven beauty mode, screen flash and AR stickers.

The camera supports Artificial Intelligence framework which enables Auto Scene detection from 8 different scenes and adjusts the frame settings accordingly.  Further, you will get Video, AR Shot, Night, Sports and Bokeh Mode which are customizable. The smartphone can capture nice pictures in daylight and the performance of the front camera was pretty good too.

BATTERY

Fuelled by a 3500 mAh Li-Polymer non-removable battery, the smartphone has 4G talk time of 25 hours. For usage that involves music streaming and social media, you can expect the battery to last all day long.

And, with the 5V-1.2A charger, you can charge the phone to 100% within 1 hour and 50 minutes. The low resolution display along with the competent hardware makes the phone last a whole day of usage.

CALL AND SOUND QUALITY

The in call sound quality is decent in Smart 3 Plus. However, the phone speaker is not that loud and you may prefer to use earphones.

Final Thoughts

Loaded with premium features at such low price, the Infinix Smart 3 Plus gives a solid competition to other smartphones in this range. Our initial experience with the device is absolutely impressive; however the whole performance has yet to be tested. Stay tuned for more!

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