Infinix Mobility have announced the Note 7 in Kenya just as promised. The device proud itself as the first Infinix smartphone to mount a larger 6.95-inch display, as well as Infinix first device to run on the Mediatek Helio G70 CPU. Another feature that might interests you is the side-placed fingerprint scanner, which is also the first of it kind from Infinix Mobility.
The Note 7 is the direct successor to the Note 6 of 2019. The 6.95-inches display is an IPS panel with 720 x 1640 pixel resolution. The display has unknown version of Corning Gorilla Glass protection with a punch-hole notch atop housing the selfie camera. The phone is housed in a 173.4 x 79 x 8.8 mm body and weighs at 206 grams, with a little above 83% screen-to-body ratio.
On the hardware department, there is the aforementioned Mediatek Helio G70 gaming CPU. The processor has a dual-core 2.0GHz Cortex-A75 and a hex-core 1.7GHz Cortex-A55 CPUs, along with Mali-G52 GPU, 4/6GB RAM and 64/128GB internal storage.
There are four camera modules at the back of the Note 7. The main sensor is a 48-megapixel sensor with f/1.8 aperture and Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF), pegged with three other auxiliary 2-megapixel lenses, being a macro, depth and a dedicated video lens respectively. Images are kept bright with the help of a quad-LED light at the back, and if selfie is your thing, there is a 16-megapixel sensor upfront as well.
Fueling the phone is a 5000mAh battery, with 18W charger. There phone is available in Forest Green, Aether Black and Bolivia Blue colors. It has support for 3-in-1 card slot, and run on Android 10 out of the box, based on XOS v6.0 Dolphin. The Infinix Note 7 also has a lite version which was announced in Indonesia yesterday with a design similar to the Hot 9. The pricing for the Note 7 starts at Kes. 18,399 in Kenya, which translate to around $173 USD for the base model with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage.