Infinix Hot 12 vs Infinix Note 12: The Hot 12 is the first phone from Infinix to run Android 12 software. While the Infinix Note 12 is the same as the Note 11 of last year. But the question is which of these two is better for you to buy? In this article, we’ll outline the differences and similarities between these two devices.
While at the bottom of this article, there will be the verdict segment that will guide you on which is the overall best. So make sure to read to the end.
Infinix Note 12 Key Specs
• 6.7″ FHD+ AMOLED Display (60Hz)
• 4/6 GB RAM
• 128 GB ROM
• 50 + 2 + 2MP
• 16MP selfie
• MediaTek helio G88
• Android 11; XOS 10.6
• 5,000 mAh (33W)
Infinix Hot 12 Key Specs
• 6.82″ HD+ IPS LCD Display (90Hz)
• 4/6 GB RAM
• 64/128 GB ROM
• 13 + 2 + 2MP
• 8MP selfie
• MediaTek helio G85
• Android 12; XOS 10.6
• 5,000 mAh battery (18W)
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Display and Design
The Infinix Hot 12 comes with a bigger 6.82-inch display but features an IPS LCD panel with a 90Hz refresh rate. It has a 720p screen resolution which is disappointing to see in 2022. The Hot 12 build material is a Glass front, plastic frame, and plastic back. The front screen is flat and has a dot on the screen that houses the single selfie camera.
While on the other hand, the Infinix Note 12 comes with a 6.7-inch FHD+ Super AMOLED display, but with no higher refresh rate. In comparison to the Infinix Hot 12, the Infinix Note 12 display is better, brighter and sharper.
When it comes to the camera segment, the Infinix Hot 12 could not measure up to the Note 12. Even though both devices can take bright images in good lighting conditions, however, the 50MP on Note 12 is crispier. The same goes for the selfie camera.
Performance | 5G | Configuration
There’s no 5G network on any of them. And both have a 4GB RAM + 64GB storage configuration. As well as a 6GB RAM + 128GB storage configuration. However, the chipsets that power them vary. The Infinix Hot 12 is powered by MediaTek helio G85, while the Infinix Note 12 is powered by MediaTek helio G88 chipset.
The two chipsets inside both devices are for budget gaming smartphones. And so far from our testing in the studio, both chips are at par. So the performances across both phones are neck to neck.
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The Infinix Hot 12 boots Android 12 out of the box, while the Infinix Note 12 is a year behind by booting Android 11. Although both have similar XOS 10.6 skin software. The Infinix Hot 12 is the first device from the company to run on Android 12.
Infinix Hot 12 vs Infinix Note 12: Battery
Both smartphones have a 5,000 mAh battery capacity. And both come with a charger in the box. The Infinix Note 12 supports a 33W fast charge, while the Hot 12 supports an 18W fast charge.
Infinix Hot 12 vs Infinix Note 12: Price
The Infinix Note 12 is more expensive. The 4GB RAM + 128GB storage is priced at 115,000 Naira. While the Hot 12 with a similar configuration is priced at 95,000 Naira. The Hot 12 with 4/64 GB model is even cheaper.
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Infinix Hot 12 vs Infinix Note 12: Verdict
The Infinix Note 12 is the better phone of these two. It has a better camera, better display, and well build body. The major con is the fact that it runs Android 11 in 2022. Infinix Hot 12 runs the latest Android 12 out of the box but in value measurement, it falls behind the Note 12.
So if I’m to score these two smartphones by percentage. I’ll score the Infinix Hot 12 (48%) while the Infinix Note 12 gets (52%).
My Infinix Hot 12 play has 6000 mAh battery