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Infinix Hot 10S


Infinix Hot 10S
Infinix Hot 10S (Hot Series)
Mediatek Helio G85 8 x 1.8 - 2 GHz, Cortex-A75 / A55
Graphics adapter
4 GB 
6.82 inch 20.5:9, 720 x 1640 pixel 263 PPI, glossy: yes, 90 Hz
128 GB eMMC Flash, 128 GB 
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/)
height x width x depth (in mm): 9.2 x 171.5 x 77.5 ( = 0.36 x 6.75 x 3.05 in)
Operating System
Android 11
Additional features
12 Months Warranty
200 g ( = 7.05 oz / 0.44 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)



Average Score: 77.75% - good
Average of 4 scores (from 19 reviews)
price: - %, performance: 63%, features: 14%, display: 78% mobility: 88%, workmanship: 66%, ergonomy: 82%, emissions: 97%

Reviews for the Infinix Hot 10S

76% Infinix Hot 10S NFC Smartphone Review: 90 Hz for $120 USD | Notebookcheck
Just $120 USD can net you a fairly large 6.82-inch Android 11 smartphone and a sizeable 5000 mAh battery. There are some drawbacks, of course, but they're nothing most budget users can't live with.
Review – Infinix HOT 10S: The best phone you can get for RM499
Source: Manila Shaker English
Okay then – for the price of just RM499 – we’re getting a very good phone with great performance, a pretty decent screen, surprisingly competent software, and also a massive battery. The only major downside is the micro USB port. Oh – if you’re thinking that 64GB of storage is too little, then you can also expand it with a microSD card. Overall – I’m liking this phone. A lot. Much more than I initially thought I would.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 07/26/2021
Infinix Hot 10s Review – A sub P6,000 with 90Hz | An entry-level game changer?
Source: Manila Shaker English
The Infinix Hot 10S really offers a cost value lower than the industry’s standard price range for the entry-level smartphone. For just P6,990 for the 6GB/126GB and P5,990 for 4GB/64GB, it has a fluid 90Hz screen, entry-level gaming chipset, massive 6000mAh battery, and a 48MP triple cam. I can’t say for sure that this is the best budget gaming smartphone in 2021 since we’re only in the middle of the year. But for now, it offers features that are not only a gaming-powered machine but also a smartphone game-changer with an entry-level price tag. If it was paired with a better charger and UI design, or we didn’t encounter a lot of frame drops in the Genshin Impact that could be a different story.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/06/2021
Infinix Hot 10S MLBB Edition Unboxing Philippines, Hands-On: Special Flex
Source: Unbox English
Like what we said last time, Infinix hits the right spots with the Hot 10S as a budget gaming phone in the Philippines, and this MLBB edition is an added flex to highlight that. With a large display that has a high refresh rate and touch sampling rate, along with the best possible internals for its price and a large 6000mAh battery, it has hard to find any budget gaming smartphone that can match what the Hot 10S has to offer.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 07/06/2021
Infinix Hot 10S Mobile Legends Bang Bang (MLBB) Edition Unboxing and Hands-on
Source: Yugatech English
Hands-On, online available, Short, Date: 07/06/2021
Infinix Hot 10S Review: Gamers Paradise
Source: Phone World English
Remembering this is a low level budget phone, the Infinix Hot 10S has outdone itself. The phone provides a decent camera and a huge battery life. The phone hits the bullseye in terms of the purpose it is marketed for, providing the best gaming experience at a low cost.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 06/21/2021
80% Infinix Hot 10S Review: Offers Flagship Features at a Budget Price
Source: Gear Diary English
$130 USD is incredibly cheap for a phone with the power the Infinix Hot 10S offers. It makes the omission of USB-C far more forgivable and further elevates how impressive the camera and battery life are for the price. This is a phone that is offering far more in specs than it should for the price, and that’s a win that far overcomes minor quibbles.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/17/2021
Rating: Total score: 80%
Infinix HOT 10S Review
Source: Yugatech English
Even with its shortcomings, this smartphone is still a solid daily driver. You’ll get a 90Hz screen refresh rate on its large 6.82-inch display, a decent set of cameras, and a massive battery. If you’re a casual user who needs a device for streaming content and playing light games, this one will serve you well. The micro-USB port, though, can be a downer for some, but it’s not a serious disadvantage considering its asking price. At PHP 5,990 for the 4GB + 64GB and for PHP 6,990 for the 6GB + 128GB, the Infinix HOT 10S is one of the most affordable Helio G8-powered smartphones you can get right now.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/16/2021
75% Infinix Hot 10S NFC Review: A Decent Sub-$200 Gaming Phone?
Source: Make Use Of English
When considering whether to purchase the Infinix Hot 10S NFC, keep in mind that you’ll need to know the current status of its availability in your area plus keep in mind how its warranty functions. With that said, it is a very impressively specced phone that offers a lot for under $200, even if it's not all perfect. If you want to get into mobile gaming without spending a lot, while having a really responsive phone to support that, consider the Infinix Hot 10S NFC.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 06/16/2021
Rating: Total score: 75%
Infinix Hot 10S Review: Budget Gaming Smartphone!
Source: Yugatech English
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/14/2021
Infinix Hot 10S - Best P7k budget gaming smartphone with 90Hz refresh rate + GIVEAWAY
Source: Manila Shaker English
Hot 10S is positioned to be the best budget gaming phone / most powerful gaming smartphone under Php 7,000. It is packed with a 6.82" HD+ display along with a 90Hz refresh rate, Helio G85 chipset, and a 6000mAh power battery.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/14/2021
Infinix Hot 10S Unboxing, First Impressions: Massive Gaming Machine
Source: Unbox English
For a budget gaming phone, Infinix hits enough marks to make a compelling option. The processing package has been dependable in this space, the almost 7-inch display and higher touch sampling rate is a boon, and the large 6000mAh is more than enough to get you through the day. We’ll have to test it out further to really see how it stacks up against some of its competition so make sure you stay tuned for its full review.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 06/14/2021
Infinix Hot 10S Review: Can it make an impact in budget segment?
Source: The Mobile Indian English
The Infinix Hot 10S is an optimal choice for those who are looking for a good camera and overall performance in the budget segment. You may have to bear the software experience based on your liking, but the cameras and the 90Hz display won't disappoint you.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 05/26/2021
Infinix Hot 10S Unboxing and Hands-On
Source: Yugatech English
Hands-On, online available, Short, Date: 05/15/2021

Foreign Reviews

80% Смартфон Infinix HOT 10S: Обзор
Source: Product Test RU→EN
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/20/2021
Rating: Total score: 80% performance: 82% display: 72% mobility: 86%
Обзор Infinix HOT 10S NFC: интересный смартфон до 15 000 рублей
Source: Zoom RU→EN
Positive: Decent hardware; attractive price; stylish design; big screen; high performance; NFC module.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/22/2021
Обзор смартфона Infinix HOT 10s: отличная автономность и 90 Гц за 12 тысяч
Source: RU→EN
Positive: Large screen; nice display; excellent cameras; fast fingerprint sensor; great autonomy. Negative: Heavy and bulky; slippery case; no fast charging.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/28/2021
Обзор Infinix Hot 10S NFC. Недорогой смартфон с бесконтактными платежами
Source: Mega Obzor RU→EN
Positive: Big screen; powerful hardware; NFC module; nice main camera.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 07/05/2021
Riview Infinix Hot 10S NFC, Smartphone Rp1 Jutaan Layak Dipinang
Source: Selular ID→EN
Positive: Good price; decent hardware; large battery capacity; NFC module.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 09/25/2021
Review Infinix HOT 10s: Spesifikasi Tinggi di Harga Kurang dari Rp 2 Juta
Source: Jagat Review ID→EN
Positive: Low price; powerful hardware; high gaming performance; long battery life; big screen.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 05/05/2021


ARM Mali-G52 MP2: Integrated mid range graphics card with 2 clusters. ARM states that the G52 series is 30% faster and 15% more efficient compared to the G51 series on the same process node.

Non demanding games should be playable with these graphics cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

Helio G85: ARM based octa-core SoC with 2x big ARM Cortex-A75 cores at up to 2 GHz and 6x small and power efficient ARM Cortex-A55 cores at up to 1.8 GHz. Integrates a Cat-7 (DL) / Cat-13 (UL) LTE Modem (4G), ARM Mali-G72 MP3 GPU and a ARM Mali G52 MC2 with up to 950 MHz.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


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77.75%: This rating is not earth-shattering. This rating must actually be seen as average, since there are about as many devices with worse ratings as better ones. A purchase recommendation can only be seen with a lot of goodwill, unless it is about websites that generally rate strictly.

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