If you have been planning to buy a budget bezel-less smartphone, here I talked about the Infinix Hot S3 Vs TECNO Camon CM Specs and Price Comparison. TECNO Mobile and Infinix Mobility have consistently dominated the budget smartphone market by delivering quality devices with innovative features that are essential for the tech-driven masses.
Since its recent launch, the Infinix Hot S3 has been a crowd favourite due to its fast processing speed, vivid display and powerful 20MP Selfie camera.
With similar features, and running on Android 7.0 Nougat, TECNO Camon CM is in direct competition with the Infinix Hot S3. In this article we dive into the amazing features these bezel-less devices deliver and their specifications and individual retail prices.
Infinix Hot S3 vs TECNO Camon CM: Design and Display
The Infinix Hot S3 and TECNO Camon CM are quite similar when it comes to the display. Both bezel-less devices come in plastic unibody design with multiple back cover colour variations.
With the Infinix Hot S3, cover options include Sandstone Black, and Brush Gold; while the TECNO Camon offers Champagne Gold, Midnight Black and City Blue as back cover options.
Both smartphones have a vivid 5.7-inch HD+ display with 18:9 aspect ratio and 720 x 1440 pixels. This display makes both devices suitable for video streaming, immersive game plays and document viewing. Notable differences between these device’s displays are in brightness levels and colour saturation.
Infinix Hot S3 vs TECNO Camon CM: Camera
The TECNO Camon CM boasts of a 13MP Selfie camera with a single LED flash and a 13MP rear-facing camera with powerful Quad flash and f2.0 aperture. The Infinix Hot S3 steals the show with an unbeatable 20MP Selfie camera with dual LED flash and a 13MP rear-facing camera with dual flash.
Undoubtedly the Infinix Hot S3 is definitely the Selfie lover’s preferred device and is capable of shooting 1080p videos in areas where the Camon CM delivers 720p resolution. The powerful Selfie camera and better video quality place the Infinix Hot S3 ahead of the TECNO Camon CM in the camera department on paper.
A real-life photo comparison will be added to this review as soon as we lay our hands on the Infinix Hot S3.
Infinix Hot S3 vs TECNO Camon CM: Processor and Software
As much as these two devices have quite a few features in common when it comes to the processor, speed and memory options they are completely different.
The Camon CM is powered by a Quad-core MediaTek MT6737 64-bit processor clocked at 1.25GHz, while the Infinix Hot S3 runs on an Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor clocked at 1.4GHz. The Infinix Hot S3 runs on Android Oreo, while the Camon CM runs on Android 7.0 Nougat.
The memory options on both phones differ with Camon CM offering 2GB RAM and 16GB inbuilt memory expandable up to 128GB.
The Infinix Hot S3 comes in two variants- 3GB RAM and 32GB inbuilt memory, and the 4GB RAM with 64GB inbuilt memory option. Both variants have expandable memory up to 128GB.
From a performance side of things, the Infinix Hot S3 is a better device as it is powered by a Snapdragon processor compared a MediaTek chipset on the Camon CM.
Infinix Hot S3 vs TECNO Camon CM: Battery
On the battery side of things, the Infinix Hot S3 delivers more uptime with a large 4000mAh non-removable battery which delivers approximately 13hours at light to medium usage. The TECNO Camon CM, however, has a 3000mAh non-removable battery which lasts a lot less than its counterpart and is not the best device for heavy users.
Both devices deliver superfast charging speed and get your device back to work in no time. Here again, the Hot S3 is still a better device if you ask me.
Infinix Hot S3 vs TECNO Camon CM: Pricing
The TECNO Camon CM costs N45, 000, which is relatively cheaper than the Infinix Hot S3 which retails for about N50, 000. This is however expected as the Hot S3 packs more features, better battery, more RAM and a better processor as well.
Both devices can be purchased online from Jumia. Click on the Jumia icon below to get the best deals on both devices.
Infinix Hot S3 vs TECNO Camon CM Specifications Comparison
|Comparison||Infinix Hot S3/S3 Pro|
|TECNO Camon CM|
|DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT||152.38 x 71.38 x 7.95mm; Weight: 147g||152.2 x 71.7 x 7.75mm Weight: 134g|
|DISPLAY||5.65-inch (1440 x 720 pixels) HD+ 2.5D curved glass display with 18:9 aspect ratio||5.65-inch (1440 x 720 pixels) HD+ 2.5D curved glass display with 18:9 aspect ratio|
|PROCESSOR||Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 ( 4 x 1.2 GHz Cortex A53 + 4 x 1.5 GHz Cortex A53) Mobile Platform with Adreno 505 GPU||MT6737H Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53|
and Mali T760 GPU
|MEMORY||3GB/4GB RAM, 32GB/64GB with expandable 128GB SDcard||16/32 Storage, up to 128GB memory card support with 3/4GB RAM|
|SOFTWARE||Android 8.0 (Oreo) Based on XOS Hummingbird V3.0||Android 7.0 (Nougat) Based on HiOS 3.2.0|
|CAMERA||13MP rear camera with Dual LED Flash; and 20MP Front Camera with dual LED Flash||13MP Rear Camera with Ring LED Flash and 13MP Front Camera with dual LED Flash|
|CONNECTIVITY||2G/3G/4G VoLTE support,Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 GPS,||2G/3G/4G VoLTE support,Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 GPS,|
|BATTERY||4000 mAh Li-ion Battery||3000 mAh Li-ion Battery|
|ADDITIONAL FEATURES||Dual Nano-SIM, Fingerprint Sensor (Rear),||Dual-Nano SIM, Fingerprint Sensor (Rear)|
|NETWORK||2G/3G/4G Bands||2G/3G/4G Bands|
If you have more than 50,000 Naira to buy a budget phone, the Infinix Hot S3 is definitely a better device and should be your device of choice. It has a better battery life, more RAM and storage and ultimately a faster processor. Lemme which of the two devices suit your needs and why