The Infinix Hot 6 Pro vs Hot S3 teardown is about to begin guys. Both devices will be going head to head in this comparison, battling it out until there’s only one winner. The Infinix Hot 6 Pro was launched in Lagos on the 16th of May, gracing us with its Infinity display and dual rear shooters. While the Hot S3 has been available on shopping stores for quite some time now.
They both come with the trending bezel-less display, offering the full view experience. Infinix is now sticking with Qualcomm in terms of chipset, as a Snapdragon chip is present on both. But which one has a faster processor? Which one has the best camera? Which one gives true value for money? All your questions will be answered in this comparison, stay with me.
Infinix Hot 6 Pro vs Hot S3 – Design
They both look alike from afar until you get close before you get to see the difference. The hot 6 Pro sports a smooth plastic back with dual sleek antenna lines, the Hot S3 sport’s a Plastic body as well. They both have a fingerprint scanner at the usual position. At the top left corner, the Hot 6 Pro sports dual shooters with the LED flash beside them.
While the Hot S3 comes with a single rear camera in the same position but the LED flash is now underneath. The Hot S3 is lighter, measuring 8.4mm in thickness, while the Hot 6 Pro measures 8.6mm. The Hot S3 weighs 150g, while the Hot 6 Pro weighs just 158g. The Hot S3 is available in Sandstone Black, Brush Gold and Sky Blue, while the Hot 6 Pro is available in Sandstone Black, Magic Gold, Bordeaux Red and City Blue.
Personally, there is no winner here in terms of design, Hot S3 is slimmer, weighs less and while the Hot 6 Pro is available in more colours.
Infinix Hot 6 Pro vs Hot S3 – Display
This will be a tough round, they sport the bezel-less display. The Hot 6 Pro has a 6-inch HD+ capacitive touchscreen with 720 x 1440 pixels in resolution and 282 pixels per inch density. While the Hot S3 is built around a smaller 5.7-inch HD+ capacitive touchscreen with 720 x 1440 pixels in resolution and 295 pixels per inch density.
Obviously, the details on the Hot S3 will be clearer and sharper compared to the Hot 6 Pro. The screen on the Hot 6 Pro stretches up to 76.1% screen to body ratio, while on the Hot S3, the screen occupies more space stretching up to 76.5%.
The Hot S3 wins this round for me, the details on its screen will be sharper compared to the Hot 6 Pro
Infinix Hot 6 Pro vs Hot S3 – Camera
The Hot S3 has a single 13MP rear camera with f/2.0 aperture and a dual-LED flash underneath. While the Hot 6 Pro comes with double the fun, packing dual 13MP + 2MP rear shooters. The dual shooters on the Hot 6 Pro will be able to do things the Hot S3 could only dream of, like portrait shot. For selfies, the Hot 6 Pro has a 5MP selfie camera, while the Hot S3 has a crystal clear 20MP selfie shooter with LED flash.
This boils down to the camera you use the most. As a selfie lover, the Hot S3 should be your preferred device but it all depends on how the camera was optimized as there have been complaints of overexposure on the Hot S3 selfie camera.
Infinix Hot 6 Pro vs Hot S3 – Performance
The Hot S3 houses the Snapdragon 430 chipset from Qualcomm, with octa-core processor clocking at 1.4 GHz. With the Adreno 506 handling graphics in the graphics department. While the Hot 6 Pro is powered by the Snapdragon 425 chip with a Quad-core processor clocking at 1.4GHz. The Adreno 308 graphics processor runs everything relating to graphics here.
They both have the same 3GB RAM and 32GB storage space, you can also upgrade both up to 128GB with a memory card. The Hot S3 is running on Android 8.0 Oreo, while the Hot 6 Pro runs on the latest 8.1 Oreo, both have XOS 3.0 Hummingbird user interface.
With the 8-core Snapdragon 430 chip, it’s a swift victory for the Hot S3.
Infinix Hot 6 Pro vs Hot S3 – Battery
In the battery department, the Infinix Hot 6 Pro and Hot S3 have the same non-removable 4000mAh battery, there is no difference here.
Infinix Hot 6 Pro vs Hot S3 – Price Comparison
The Infinix Hot S3 is available on Jumia for N61,000. While the Hot 6 Pro will retail between N47,000 – N50,000. Both devices are almost the same with little difference between them.
They are both quite competitive with each other and just like I said there is little difference between them and I feel the Hot 6 Pro offers more value for money but If you care more performance, then you need to add the extra bucks and go for the Hot S3.