Infinix company manufactures affordable smartphones with an unexpected features in the price segment. Cheap phone with better specs got huge attention on Indian market. Infinix launched new products recently. In Nepal, we got Infinix Hot 9 Series launched with very low price. Infinix Hot 9 Play becomes the actual debut in Nepal, but before that Infinix Smart 4 was launched through Sarathi Enterprises.

Infinix Hot 9 series includes: Hot 9, Hot 9 Pro and Hot 9 Play. However, they all have similar specifications. Though, Hot 9 Play is only product that launched and brand made debut in Nepal. So here, we’ll be discussing the specs, availability, and price of Infinix Hot 9 Pro in Nepal.

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Infinixi Hot 9 Play Max Overview

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Starting with the design, the whole body is poly-carbonate material made which gives metallic illusion. The rear side, you will get a dual camera setup with triple LED-Flash. However, you will might see 3 lens illusion because of the setup design. The camera bump is almost none, where Infinix had worked hard for it. There is no feel of wobble while device is place on flat surface with rear side down.

Further more on rear, fingerprint scanner is placed and a branding name below that. Looking on right side, there is a volume rocker and also the power on/off button. Over the left side, device has the dual-SIM card tray including dedicated microSD card slot.

sim tray, memory card slot

Then coming to button area, there is an 3.5 mm headphone jack port with microUSB port. Having a microUSB port instead of Type-C is kind of okay for the mentioned price. Also, you will not be getting bottom speaker grill on Hot 9 Play but it is on other devices from series. So, Infinix built the speaker on the front as an earpiece which works great for speaker audio. Also, it includes LED notification indicators beside the front speaker.

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Moving on to the screen, it has the screen size of 6.82-inches which is larger than other from the series. Hot 9 Play uses IPS TFT LCD panel with HD+ resolution of 720 x 1640 pixels. The phone has the 20:9 aspect ratio with 263 ppi pixel density.

There is a tiny bezel with a notch for the front camera. The dew-drop notch isn’t that bad and distracting. For the price it came, the display quality is quite impressive as of the colors are accurate and vibrant.

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Performance and Memory

Under the hood, the device offers MediaTel Helio A22 which is an entry-level chipset. This processor will be alright for the entry-level. Furthermore, the device has PowerVR GE8320 GPU which might not provide a well experience for the gaming. But it has enough abilities to handle day to day multitasking.

Thus, it is available in three RAM variant : i.e. 2 GB, 3 GB and 4 GB. Similarly, there is two options for the storage: 32 GB and 64 GB internal storage variants. But in Nepal, we got the 2/32 GB variant only. In addition, storage can be expanded up to 256 GB using microSD card.

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The rectangular camera setup on rear offers dual camera lens and for front 1 lens on drew-drop notch setup. The primary rear camera lens is of 13 MP accompanied by QVGA low light sensor. Also, on the setup you will see Triple-LED flash as well. On the front, the device sets an 8 MP selfie shooter lens. Front camera is also capable of recording 1080p video at 30fps.

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Battery and Others

Checking on the batteries, it packs a huge 6,000 mAh battery which is much big for an entry-level device. However, this battery might be big but without any fast charging option. Infinix claims that the battery can last up to 34 days on standby whereas 34 hours on talk time. It takes about 3 hours to fully charge the battery from 0% to 100%.

6000 mah batterry

Most importantly, the Operating System. This device operates on their custom OS named XOS Dolphin UI 6.0 and runs over Android 10. the device comes with Android Go Edition. Google apps are pre-installed.

Other features are; 4G, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, headphone jack port, microUSB and dual-SIM.

Infinix Hot 9 Play Price in Nepal and Availability

This device is available in 4 colors options: Midnight Black, Quetzal Cyan, Violet, Ocean Wave. Price of Infinix Hot 9 Play in Nepal is Rs. 11,490 for the available 2/32 GB variant. The smartphone can be bought from the Daraz.

Model NamePrice in Nepal
Infinix Hot 9 Play (2/32 GB)Rs. 11,499

It seems like company will be launching the Hot 9 soon in Nepal.

Full Specifications of Infinix Hot 9 Play

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Key Specs
Display 6.82 inches
Front Camera 8 MP
Back Camera 13 MP + QVGA
Chipset MediaTek Helio A22
Internal Storage 32 GB
Battery 6,000 mAh
Price in Nepal Rs. 11,499 (2/32 GB)
Price in India INR  8,566 (2/32 GB)
Dimension 171.82 x 77.96 x 8.9 mm
Weight 209 g
Sim Slot Dual SIM
Sim Size Nano-SIM
Resistance No
Operating System Android 10, XOS UI 6.0
Colors Midnight Black, Quetzal Cyan, Violet, Ocean Wave
Size 6.82 inches
Resolution 720 x 1460 pixels
Aspect Ratio 20:9
Protection -
Front Camera
Setup Single
Lens 8 MP, Wide Lens
Flash N0
Optical Image Stabilization N0
Autofocus No, Fixed Focus
Features -
Video [email protected]
Back Camera
Setup Dual
Lens 13 MP, Wide Lens
QVGA, Low Light Sensor
Flash Yes, Triple-LED Flash
Optical Image Stabilization No
Autofocus Yes, AF
Features HDR, Panorama
Video [email protected]
Chipset MediaTek Helio A22 (12 nm)
Processor Octa-core (4x1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)
Internal Storage 32 GB
Expandable Storage Yes, microSD card, up to 256 GB
Type -
Audio Jack Yes
Loudspeaker Yes, on front earpiece
Audio Features -
FM Radio Yes
Network Connectivity
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Wi-Fi Features Hotspot, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Infrared Port No
USB Type microUSB, USB On-The-Go
USB version 2.0
Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
Fingerprint Sensor Yes
Placement Rear-Mount
Face Recognition -
Accelerometer Yes
Gyro Yes
Proximity Yes
Compass Yes
Barometer No
Capacity 6,000 mAh
Type Non-removable Li-Po
Charging Standard
Reverse Charging No
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