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Infinix Hot 2 becomes Africa’s first Android One Smartphone

Infinix Mobility launched its latest device, the Infinix HOT 2 also known as #TheHottestOne to the Ghanaian market in collaboration with Jumia, Google and MTN on Wednesday, September 9th, this following the launch in Nigeria last month.

The device, which is the first smartphone on the Android OneTM program in Africa, will enable all users enjoy the latest version of Android with guaranteed software upgrades up to two years after release, premium hardware specs and a wide range of customized apps.

Caesar Sengupta, Vice President, Product Management at Google expressed delight at Infinix Collaboration with Google. According to him, “Google is pleased to collaborate with Infinix Mobility on Android One — a program designed to help bring high-quality, low-cost Android devices to emerging markets. We‟re looking forward to working with Infinix Mobility to empower the next billion people”

The smartphone comes in two variations; the standard version, which will be available in black, white, blue and red, and the premium version which will be available in gold.

The Infinix Hot 2 boasts of a 5 inch HD and double glass screen with curves in all the right places. Powered by a Mediatek 1.3GHz Quad-Core Processor and a 1GB or 2GB RAM, users can play 3D games on the Infinix Hot 2 in addition to an extraordinary experience while watching videos in high-definition (HD).

Additionally, the Infinix Hot 2 has dual sim capabilities (Micro SIMs) and an 8 megapixel rear and 2 megapixel front camera. You can as well remove the battery of the Infinix hot 2. With 16GB of internal memory expandable up to 32GB with SD card, you have all the space you would ever need for your cherished files.

The Infinix HOT 2 phone offers a high-quality experience, running the latest version of Android (5.1 Lollipop). It will also get the new Android M release — an update that will offer Google’s new material design, improved battery life, enhanced security features, and smarter notifications.

As with other phones running the latest Android Lollipop, users of the Infinix HOT 2 can automatically enable the new battery saver feature to extend battery life by 90 minutes. Users can also see the estimated time left before they need to recharge, and when charging, they can also see the estimated time for the battery to become fully charged.

The operating system offers users more control over data usage by offering a two-quick swipe control to turn data on or off; they can also easily check data usage.

Below is the photo of my review copy of the Infinix Hot 2 Android One smartphone.
My Review Copy of Infinix Hot 2 (2GB RAM)

If you're in Ghana, the Infinix Hot 2 sells at GH¢ 347 on www.jumia.com

The price of the Infinix Hot 2 at Jumia Nigeria is N17,500.