Infinix has added two new members to their Note Series, namely, the Infinix Note 7 and Note 7 Lite. The two new devices are actually successors to last year’s Note 6 which was a one model option.
This time around, Infinix decided to take things a little bit further by providing us with two model options, the Note 7 and Note 7 Lite.
But in this post, we will be strictly reviewing only the Infinix Note 7 which seems to have lots of goodies in store. So, we are going to be looking at all the good and bad stuff that the Infinix Note 7 brings on the table.
You can either decide to see our video review of the Infinix Note 7 or continue reading if you don’t want videos. We still have other videos review of some newly launched smartphones; you can find the videos on the Oscarmini YouTube channel.
The newly launched Infinix Note 7 comes in with the conventional items always found in the box. You still get your normal screen protector, SIM ejection pin, beautiful phone case
You will still find other items inbox and they include a micro USB cable, lots of leaflets, and a charger brick out of the box.
Design and Build
Coming to the aspect of design, the new Note 7 has a more classy design compared to its predecessors. It’s one of the best-looking Infinix smartphones currently in the market.
The Note series has been known for always featuring great designs but the Infinix Note 7 could easily pass for a befitting mid-range flagship smartphone.
The standout feature of the Infinix Note 7 is the face unlock and fingerprint sensor which is mounted by the side of the smartphone.
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I can easily pass the new smartphone for a tablet considering the huge 6.95-inch display which makes it a much larger than its predecessor. It doesn’t just end at the large screen, but the IPS LCD Infinity-O screen of the Note 7 makes it even more alluring.
On the rear, you have a combo of a gradient psychedelic colour pattern and design and the colours emit different colours based on how it’s tilted.
You will also get a circular camera bump slightly above the middle. The circular camera bump houses a quad camera and under it lies the Infinix Note moniker. The Monikers help indicate that the Infinix smartphone is from the Note series.
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On the right side of the smartphone mounts the volume rockers as well as the power button. Don’t forget that we couldn’t find the previous rear-mounted fingerprint sensor – It’s now been relocated down to the right-hand side of the smartphone.
Other things still remain the same. Under the smartphone, you will find the 3.5mm jack, double speakers, a microphone and your Micro USB port. Meanwhile, the left is where you still find the Micro SD Card and Dual Nano-SIM tray.
When it comes to colour options, you are presented with just three which comprises of a Forest Green, Bolivia Blue, and the Aether Black.
There are lots of interesting things and features that you stand to enjoy with the 6.95-inch display on the Note 7. The IPS LCD Infinity-O screen also offers you an HD+ resolution of 720 x 1640 pixels.
In addition to that, the Note 7 display boasts of a 20.5:9 aspect ratio alongside a 91.5% screen-to-body ratio – Which is quite impressive. And finally, you’ve got a 258 PPI pixel density.
Performance and Specs
The processing of the Infinix Note 7 should be a breeze as the smartphone was able to feature the MediaTek Helio G70 (12 nm) chipset.
Even though the Infinix Note 7 can be categorized under the lower-midrange Android Phones, it still offers a specification combo potent enough to run many tasks with little delay.
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We are also presented with a Mali-G52 2EEMC2 GPU for all your graphics processing. This will offer you an impressive gaming experience when compared to NOTE 6.
Another that I loved about the Note 7 is the fact that the device features the XOS 6.0 user interface. The XOS 6.0 runs on the latest operating system which is the Android 10.
For all your storage purposes, you have three options to choose from. The first is the 128GB internal storage with a 6GB RAM, and the second is a 128GB 4GB RAM, and the last is the 64GB storage with a 4GB RAM.
Powering the Infinix Note 7 is a huge 5000mAh battery which is a lot bigger compared to its predecessor’s 4000mAh Li-Po battery.
The battery is capable of confidently taking you through the whole day. But it doesn’t just end there, you have an additional feature — Fast charging 18W.
The camera department of Note 7 experienced substantial upgrades when compared to its predecessors.
Unlike the Note 6 which featured a triple primary camera, the Note 7 uses a quad-camera setup on the rear. The quad-camera setup is home to a 48-MegaPixel primary camera, a 2MP depth camera, a 2MP macro camera, and another 2MP camera (dedicated video camera).
It doesn’t just end there, the note 7 cameras still arrive with lots of interesting features. Some of the features include HDR photos, Panorama and 1080p video recording at 30fps. Photography on the Note 7 is an amazing experience. So, expect good quality photography in addition to improved low light performance.
The selfie camera of the Infinix Note 7 is hidden in the punch hole located at the top left-hand side of the smartphone. It is a 16-MegaPixel camera with the capacity to shoot 1080p videos at 30fps.
Just as we mentioned above, the Note 7 arrives in three models all bearing different price tags. For the start, we have the 64GB + 4GB variant which sells for about $200 which translates to N78,000 Naira (Nigeria) and 17,799 KSh (Kenya). Meanwhile, the 128GB + 6GB RAM variant sells for $228 which is also equivalent to N89,500 Naira (Nigeria) and 20,999 KSh (Kenya).
The Infinix Note 7 was first announced on the 6th of April 2020 and it is expected to arrive around June 2020. To purchase yours, visit any of the online stores in your region or any authorized retailers around your region.
Verdict and Conclusion
Truly, the Infinix Note 7 is a smartphone built to meet both casual and professional use in everyday life. Luckily, the Note 7 also delivers an overall enhanced consumer experience.
In conclusion, you’ve got an improved camera, more classy design, longer battery life and a whole lot more.
We would like to get feedback concerning your thought about the Infinix Note 7 smartphone. Do you think the Infinix Note 7 upgrade is worth the price? Please let’s know in the comments section.