Infinix Smart 8 Gets New 8GB RAM and 128GB Storage Variant in India: Price, Availability

Feb 6, 2024

Infinix Smart 8 was launched in India in January this year. It was unveiled in Nigeria in November last year. The Indian version of the model shares similar specifications to the Nigerian version. The smartphone is powered by an octa-core MediaTek chipset and houses a 5,000mAh battery. Equipped with Magic Ring feature, it comes with Android 13 Go Edition-based UI and 50-megapixel dual rear camera system. Initially, the phone was launched in a single RAM and storage configuration. Now the company has introduced a new variant.

Infinix Smart 8 price in India, availability

Offered in Galaxy White, Rainbow Blue, Shiny Gold and Timber Black color options, the Infinix Smart 8 is priced at Rs. Rs 7,499 for the 4GB RAM + 64GB storage variant. Now, the model is available in 8GB + 128GB configuration for Rs. 7,999, which also includes the bank offer which is a conditional, instant 10 percent discount for ICICI Bank debit and credit card users. The new variant, marketed with a total of 16GB RAM including 8GB virtual RAM, will be available via Flipkart from February 8, 12pm IST.

Specifications, features of Infinix Smart 8

The Infinix Smart 8 comes with a 6.6-inch HD+ (1,612 x 720 pixels) IPS screen with a 90Hz refresh rate, 500 nits peak brightness, and 180Hz touch sampling rate. It is powered by a 12nm octa-core MediaTek Helio G36 SoC, paired with up to 8GB of LPDDR4X RAM and up to 128GB of eMMC 5.1 onboard storage. The handset boots Android 13 Go Edition-based XOS 13 out-of-the-box.

As for optics, the Infinix Smart 8 includes a dual rear camera system with a 50-megapixel primary rear sensor and an unspecified AI-assisted sensor along with a quad-LED ring flash. The front camera has an 8-megapixel sensor with an LED flash unit. Around the hole-punch slot located at the center of the selfie camera, we see the collapsible Magic Ring bar which is similar to Apple's Dynamic Island and helps users show notifications, alerts, battery status, etc.

The Infinix Smart 8 packs a 5,000mAh battery and supports dual 4G, Nano SIM, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, GLONASS, and USB Type-C connectivity. It has a side-mounted fingerprint sensor for security, measures 163.6 mm x 75.6 mm x 8.5 mm and weighs 189 grams.

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