Infinix Zero 3 has finally been launched. The flagship device from Infinix mobility for the year 2015/16 launched sometime around December with the usual rigmaroles and stories associated with launch events. The Zero 3 nick-named Hero3logy took the center stage on December 15th when it went official, but didn’t start selling till late December/early January. Anyways, let’s dig in on the Infinix Zero 3, and find out what makes it tick and if it’s a worthy buy.
Infinix Zero 3 Brief intro…
Infinix Zero 3 is the third installment in the Zero series which is also the flagship series of the Chinese OEM maker. Infinix Zero 3 like other infinix devices uses the ‘X’ system of numbering for the model numbers, it’s specific number being X552.
Before we proceed, here’s a break down of the Infinix Zero 3 specifications/features (you can find it in our specs listing page also).
Infinix Zero 3 Specifications
- 5.5-inch Full HD capacitive touchscreen
- 20.7MP Rear Camera designed by Sony, 5MP Front camera
- Corning Gorilla Glass 3
- Octa-core(8) MediaTek processor
- 3GB of RAM and 16/32GB ROM variants
- Android 5.1.1 Lollipop (upgradeable to Marshmallow 6.0 OS
- Micro-SD storage (up to 64GB)
- Fast Charge
- Aluminum designed paired with Glass
Infinix Zero 3 Hero3logy in-depth
As expected of a flagship device, the brand new Zero 3 X552 has a few aces up it’s casing, so to speak. The device is out-rightly the best device Infinix mobility has made, which can only get better with time. The Zero 3 is a 5.5″ Full HD capactive touch-screen device protected by the highly revered Corning Gorilla Glass 3. More fascinating is the presence of 4K ultra high-definition capabilities resolution. The display of the device is pretty cool with it’s pixel density pegged at 400PPI. The device also supports a real wide angle display up to 178°.
The body of the Zero 3 is pretty premium with both metallic and anti-explosive shatter-proof glass.
The key points of the Infinix Zero 3 are the processors and the cameras. The processor is the flagship Helio X10 MediaTek CPU which runs on a 8-cores and boosts performances of the device. MTK flagship platform Helio X10 is combined with Real OCTA-64-bit 2.2GHz CPU for a benchmark score of 50000+*. Now you can easily handle complex apps and still maintain smooth operation. Equipped with the best multimedia technology, this device fully supports 120Hz display and Smart Screen. The GPU comes with Multimedia imaging for enhanced auto focus and real-time phase detection. Other features include Instant Focus, 1/16 Super Slow Motion, 480fps content creation, and H.265 Encode for up to 4K2K 30fps.
The camera on the other hand is a 20.7MP SONY IMX230 CMOS sensor on the rear, for shooting ultra-high, sharp pictures, and videos. With 192 PDAF, IMX230 is a great improvement to the traditional contrast AF scanning system. PDAF calibrates instantly, especially under good lighting conditions. Take snapshots, be spontaneous! The front of the device is adorned by a 5MP front camera, which features BSI photosensitive components and 1.4um large pixel capabilities for 30% enhanced light intake. Supplementary light automatically activates to provide excellent ambient conditions.Smart beautification technology operates in real time for flawless selfies anywhere, anytime.
Infinix Zero 3 is ultra-slim and features long-lasting power with an energy density of up to 643WH/L. It is equipped with a 3030mAh large-capacity battery that utilizes 4.4V high-voltage batteries from the world renowned manufacturer ATL.
The latest flagship from the stable of Infinix mobility is currently avilable for purchase, exclusively via Jumia – the number one e-commerce site in Nigeria priced at about 53,000 Naira. Buy Infinix Zero 3 on Jumia