Is the Infinix Hot 10 suitable for gaming?
Infinix is a relatively new brand that is slowly making a good name for itself in the mobile market. With the new addition of its Infinix Hot 10 smartphone, it has also made sure to capture the attention of the budget gamers. Yes, the Infinix Hot 10 is a pretty capable gaming phone. How, you ask? Let us see.
The Infinix Hot 10 is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio G70 SoC, paired with an ARM Mali-G52 GPU and 6GB of RAM and runs on Android 10 with XOS 7 on top. The Helio G70 is a fantastic gaming chipset and pretty ideal for budget phones. The HyperEngine gaming technology gives an overall boost in performance besides offering excellent game play. The Infinix Hot 10 is available to buy in four distinct colour options of Amber Red, Moonlight Jade, Obsidian Black, and Ocean Wave colours.
Going further into detail regarding the phone’s chipset to stress on the point of the Infinix Hot 10 being a well suitable phone for gaming let us see the build of the chipset. The Helio G70 is part of the Gseries range by MediaTek and is one of the best budget gaming chipsets available in the market. In CPU clock speed the Helio G70 has a speed of 2 x 2.2GHz & 6 x 1.7GHz. Additionally in GPU specs which is the important aspect for gaming, the MediaTek Helio G70 features an Arm Mali G52 GPU with a frequency of 820MHz. The Helio G70 is most ideal for regular high-level gamers. The chip powers smartphones like Realme Narzo 10A, Infinix Note 7, Realme C3, and more recently the Infinix Hot 10 smartphone. For gaming, an efficient, high-performance Arm Mali-G52 class graphics processor operates up to a speedy 820MHz. The Helio G70 incorporates a pair of powerful Arm Cortex-A75 CPUs that operate up to 2GHz, plus six Cortex-A55 CPUs in a single, octa-core cluster. All of these are interlinked and share a large L3 cache for improved performance. This is followed by up to 8GB of fast LPDDR4X memory. Because the Helio G70 is primarily a gaming chipset, an efficient, high-performance Arm Mali-G52 class graphics processor operates up to a speedy 820MHz for optimum performance.
The Infinix Hot 10 is marked at Rs. 9,999 for the lone, 6GB RAM with 128GB internal storage variant. The Infinix Hot 10 comes with 128GB of internal storage and it is expandable up to 256GB via microSD card through a dedicated slot.