Inifinix launched another budget smartphone in India today dubbed as the Smart 2. The smartphone comes with a starting price of Rs 5,999 for 2GB RAM and 16GB storage variant and Rs 6,999 for the 3GB RAM with 32GB storage variant. It will be available exclusively on the Flipkart starting August 10. The smartphone packs a decent set of hardware, with one of its key highlights being the display and the front-facing camera. The smartphone is available in four colors – Red, Blue, Black and Gold.
The new Infinix Smart 2 comes as a strategy to compete better with the likes of Xiaomi in the sub-Rs 7,000. At that price point, the smartphone comes in direct competition with Xiaomi’s Redmi 5A, which priced at Rs 5,999, is known to be one of best smartphone in the market right now. Infinix has also given the smartphone a similar tagline, which reads, “India ka Naya Superstar,” which seems to be a different take on Redmi 5A’s “Desh Ka Smartphone.”
Infinix Smart 2 features and specifications
The Infinix Smart 2 boasts a 5.45-inch HD+ screen, which features a resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels with a tall aspect ratio of 18:9. The smartphone is powered by a MediaTek MT6739 SoC paired alongside 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage. The smartphone is backed by 3,050mAh battery and runs on Android 8.1 Oreo operating system layered with the XOS UI on top.
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In the camera department, the Infinix Smart 2 comes equipped with a 13-megapixel camera that features an aperture of f/2.0, and an LED flash. Upfront, there is an 8-megapixel camera that is also backed by a dual-LED flash for taking selfies at night. Connectivity options include dual-SIM card slots with dual 4G VoLTE support, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, microUSB port and 3.5mm headphone jack.