Infinix Zero 6, a successor to last year’s Infinix Zero 5 just has been launched in Kenya and is expected to be available in Nigeria soon. The much anticipated smartphone which was supposed to debut last hear has finally arrived and is packing quite a punch. For a starter, it has a 6.18-inch FHD+ display with the infamous notch. It also also has a Snapdragon 660 SoC on this inside with 6GB of RAM and 128GB of expandable storage. It has a 3,570mAh battery capacity, a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor and ships with Android 8.1 Oreo which will upgradable to Android 9.0 Pie in the future.
Infinix Zero 6 Key Specs
・6.18-inch FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Android 8.1 Oreo, 6GB Of RAM
・Snapdragon 660, Octa-core 2.2GHz
・128GB built-in storage
・24MP + 12MP rear camera and 20MP selfie camera
・3,570mAh non-removable battery
Infinix Zero 6 Design And Display
Infinix Zero 6 has a really nice design, thanks to the somewhat orange accent along the frame of the device which comes in three different colours; Black, Blue and Gold. A dual camera setup, an LED flash and a fingerprint sensor are all Located at the back. The front is almost covered with the 6.18-inch FHD+ IPS LCD Panel with a notch up top and a chin at the bottom. It has dual SIM slots and a dedicated MicroSD card slot for storage expansion. It is the first Flagship from Infinix host a Notch display after the Infinix Hot S3X and Hot 6X.
Infinix Zero 6 Camera Review
In the camera side of thing, A combination of 24MP sensor and a 12MP sensor makes up the rear camera which is equipped with an LED flash, HDR Panorama and an AI scene recognition feature that produce better images. The Feature is also on the front facing 20MP camera which doesn’t have an LED flash but can be used for Face Unlock, also known as FaceID.
Infinix Zero 6 Hardware and Software
This is the first time Infinix will be using the Snapdragon chipset on its flagship device. The Snapdragon’s SD660 drives this device with its 8 cores clocking speeds of up to 2.2GHz which is paired with an Adreno 512 GPU.
Internally, there is 6GB of RAM for multitasking while the 128GB internal storage takes care of files/apps. Storage space is expandable and can accommodate an extra 256GB through a microSD card. However, Infinix Zero 6 ships with Android 8.1 Oreo but will get Android 9.0 Pie in no time, both of which will be covered with Infinix XOS User Interface. Infinix is known for releasing updates to its devices. Phones like the Note 5 and Note 5 Stylus have all received the Android 9.0 Pie updates.
Battery & Network Connectivity
The 3,570mAh battery here supports Qualcomm fast charging solution – Quick Charge 3.0 – through the USB Type-C port. There is no wireless charging or 5G but there is 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, WiFi, WiFi hotspot, WiFi direct, NFC and a 3.5mm jack.
Infinix Zero 6 Price and Availability
Official pricing from Infinix Kenya for the pre-order is currently Ksh31,999 in Kenya which is approximately $320. Pre-order ends on the 28 of February and shipping as well sales will start soon after.
Infinix Zero 6 Full Specifications
- Dimension: N/A
- Material: Plastic
- Weight: N/A
- SIM: Single SIM (Nano-SIM) or Hybrid Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
- Type: IPS LCD Capacitive touchscreen
- Size: 6.18-inch
- Screen Resolution: 19:9
- Multi-touch: Yes
Software and performance
- Operating System: Android 8.1 Oreo, XOS 4.0 Honeybee
- Chipset: Snapdragon 660, Octa-core 2.2GHz
- RAM: 6GB RAM
- Internal Storage: 128GB
- Card Slot: Yes, up to 256GB (dedicated slot)
- Primary: 24MP + 12MP – dual-LED flash, HDR, Panorama, AI scene recognition
- Front Camera: 20MP
Network and Connectivity
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, WiFi direct, hotspot
- Network 2G: 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
- 3G: 2100 MHz
- 4G: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes
- USB: Yes, USB Type-C
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- Audio Jack: Yes
- Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (rear-mounted)
- NFC: Yes
- GPS: Yes
- Sensors: Gravity, Proximity and Light Sensor
- Capacity: 3,570mAh non-removable
- Type: Li-Ion
- Fast Charging: Yes, Quick Charge 3.0
- OTG Support: Yes
Price and Availability
Recommended Retail Price: $320
Availability: Coming Soon