Infinix Hot 40 Series Officially Launched in Kenya

Infinix Hot 40

Infinix has announced the Hot 40 series for the Kenyan market. The hot lineup has the company’s most affordable devices aimed at Gen-Z consumers.

Infinix Hot 40 series succeeds the Hot 30 series which launched early this year. The new lineup includes regular Hot 40, Hot 40 Pro and Hot 40i.

Hot 40 and Hot 40 Pro come with a 1080p screen while the Hot 40i has a 720p screen. All are 6.78-inch screens with 90Hz and 120Hz refresh rate except the Hot 40i. All have punch-hole cutouts for the 8MP selfie camera.

MediaTek Helio G99 processor powers Hot 40 Pro, Hot 40i comes running on a Spreadtrum T606 processor with 4GB RAM while the regular Hot 40 has the MediaTek Helio G88 processor.

All three phones have up to 8GB of RAM in various configurations, including the additional virtual RAM thanks to XOS 13. They also come with Android 13 straight out of the box.

Infinix Hot 40 Cameras

The main camera for the trio is a 108MP triple setup. The rear and selfie cameras can record 1080p 30fps video. The regular and the Pro can go up to 1440p video recording.

The three phones come with 5000mAh batteries with the Pro and regular Hot 40 sporting 33W Type-C charging and the Hot 40i will support 18W Type-C charging.

Infinix Hot 40 Series Launch
Infinix Hot 40 Series Launch

The launch event was attended by Infnix Hot Stars – Khaligraph Jones, Nikita Kering’ and Sean MMG. Other artists and celebrities who attended included Ssaru, FatherMoh, Mandy, Bueno, DJ 38K, MC Togzik, YBW Smith and Hillas Hillary.

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The three devices all start selling under 30K in Kenya with pricing listed below:

  • Hot 40i: Ksh 17,299(4/256)
  • Hot 40i: Ksh 22,499(8/256)
  • Hot 40: Ksh 26,999(8/256)
  • Hot 40 Pro: Ksh 29,399

Infinix Hottest Dance Challenge

Infinix got to award the winners of its Hottest Dance Challenge leading to the launch of the Hot 40 series. The top three finalists were the Dance Federation Africa, Ole Tile Family and The Dance Agency. The three battled it out at the launch event with Twitter poll ultimately voting out who was the fan favourite.

The Dance Federation Africa crew took the top spot.

The dance crews won Ksh 150,000, Ksh 100,000 and Ksh 80,000 for the winner, first runners-up and second runners-up respectively.

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