Nairobi, Kenya [12th Nov 2023] Infinix Smart 8 has been launched in Kenya. The phone will succeed the Infinix Smart 7 , which was introduced in the country in March this year. The older model is powered by an octa-core Unisoc SC9863A1 SoC and packs a 5,000mAh battery that claims to offer up to 39 hours of calling time on a single charge.
In a press statement, Infinix announced that the Infinix Smart 8 is available in Kenya in two variations 128GB with upto 8GB expandable RAM and 64+4. The Infinix SMART 8 handset arrived with significant upgrades over the preceding model but is still be a budget model.
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The design shows the Infinix Smart 8 with dual rear cameras and a quad flash. The three separate circular units are placed in the top left corner of the back panel on a rectangular camera module. The company says that the handset will come with a textured rear panel to ensure a comfortable grip. The front camera is housed in a center-aligned hole-punch cutout at the top of the display.
Infinix Smart 8 sports a 6.6-inch HD+ Sunlight Readable display with a refresh rate of 90Hz and a peak brightness level of 500 nits. The phone supports USB Type-C connectivity and come with UFS 2.2 inbuilt storage. The company adds that the phone is the first in its segment to be equipped with a side-mounted fingerprint sensor.
Notably, the Infinix Smart 8 128+8 is priced at Ksh 15,999 in Kenya , It is offered in Timber Black, Shiny Gold, and Crystal Green colour options.