/Infinix Note 7 Review: A Good Deal Indeed

Infinix Note 7 Review: A Good Deal Indeed

Infinix Note 7

Expanding its Note series, Infinix recently launched the Note 7 smartphone in India. The key highlights of this device are a MediaTek Helio G70 SoC, a 6.95-inch large display, a 48-megapixel quad-camera module, a side-mounted fingerprint sensor, and a 5,000mAh battery. It also comes with 18W fast charging support. The Infinix Note 7 is launched in a single variant with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. Priced at Rs 11,499, the smartphone comes in three colour options – Aether Black, Forest Green and Bolivia Blue. Owing to its processor, the smartphone is said to be smooth in gaming and an ideal device for amateur photography in affordable segment. Let’s discover what makes it stand out in a crowd.

Design

Infinix Note 7 design

The smartphone looks quite trendy and will attract you at first sight, thanks to its gem-cut texture design with 3D curved glass finish. Although it sports a bit large display, the Infinix Note 7 comes with a handy size and weighs 208g. It features a plastic frame and has a sturdily built body. Lesser bezels on the front with glossy rear make this phone look pleasing to the eyes. There is a circular quad rear camera module located at the centre, up above the Infinix logo on the back side.

The left side of the device offers you a SIM card tray, where you can insert dual SIMs and a microSD card. On the right side, you’ll find a volume rocker as well as a fingerprint sensor placed over its power button. While there is nothing on the top, the bottom of the handset houses a micro USB port, speaker grill, primary loudspeaker and 3.5mm headphone jack.

Although the dearth of a USB C-type port is hard to overlook these days, the all-new smartphone by Infinix looks fairly decent and will give you a premium feel.

Display

The Infinix Note 7 stands out for its 6.95-inch pin-hole display that is near bezel-less with a 91.5% screen-to-body ratio and 480 nits brightness along with HD+ resolution on a 2.5D curved glass display. The IPS LCD panel is protected by Corning Gorilla glass.

infinix note 7 display

Overall, the display quality is impressive. The colour contrast and saturation will not let it down. You can get extra fun while gaming or watching videos because of its large display. Interestingly, the display works well in bright daylight conditions.

Platform

The handset is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio G70 processor with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage (expandable up to 256GB) and operates on Android 10 XOS 6.1 Dolphin. As you know, Helio G70 has already acquired a reputation for smooth performance in low-end gaming phones.

Mali G52 GPU offers reasonable visual experience in this price segment. If you are not a heavy gamer, you can enjoy PUBG, Call of Duty, FreeFire, Asphalt 9, and other popular games on this phone without experiencing too many lags.

You will not experience any heating issue, which is definitely a bonus for the gamers. The smartphone is a blessed with a ‘Game Mode’ that allows the gamer to optimize any task precisely.

Taken as a whole, the handset is good for regular usage – you will get a flawless user experience while watching animation, multi-tasking, and navigation. The ads and bloat-ware may irritate you a bit. Its Document Mode allows the users to detect teal-time documents, crop documents, enhance text effects and recognise texts, bookmarks, labels, business cards, reports, invoices, ID cards etc.

In terms of sound quality, the smartphone is backed by powerful audio facilitated by DTS-HD surround sound for an audio treat.

Cameras

For photography purposes, the Infinix Note 7 comes with a 48MP AI quad rear camera with f/1.79 large aperture. Using the primary sensor, you can take beautiful pictures for uploading on social media. The Note 7 also has a dedicated night mode that can help you to capture acceptable photos in low light conditions.

infinx note 7 camera

Infinix has also provided 3 more cameras including a 2MP macro sensor, 2MP depth sensor, and an AI Lens camera. Its camera optimization app allows you to choose among options like 1X, 2X, and Macro.

Besides, there is a 16MP punch-hole selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture, on the front. The image-editing features of the front camera can deliver brighter and smoother photos by distorting the colour accuracy from the real-life objects.

The phone’s camera hardware is supported by its intuitive AI-based software capabilities that enable high-quality, real-time video shooting and editing. Features such as Slow motion video and its video enhancement algorithm are all aimed at capturing smooth and professional videos.

Battery

Infinix Note 7 battery

The Infinix Note 7 is backed by a 5,000mAh lithium polymer battery that will keep the phone operational even after long hours of heavy usage. The battery can sustain a video playback of 20 hours, up to 24 hours of music playback, 16 hours of web surfing, 35 hours of 4G talk-time, and 50 days of stand-by time. It comes with an 18W super charger that can get it 100% in just 2 hours. The battery department is really outstanding.

Conclusion

The smartphone stands tall in almost every department, especially considering its price point. Sporting a gem-cut texture design with 3D curved glass finish, it looks beautiful. The processor is really nice this time and delivers a great performance even while playing graphic intensive games. The cameras are awesome – the 48MP primary sensor as well as the 16MP selfie camera will not let you down. On the battery front, it’s designed to withstand the stresses of demanding use. Overall, the Infinix Note 7 offers a great deal.

Ramesh Kumar Raja
Ramesh has over 10 years of experience in different departments of journalism. Having a strong nose for news, he has worked with The Times of India, Hindustan Times, Delhi Press, News Wire Service and Governance Today in different capacities. He is a Delhi University graduate and an alumnus of Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Delhi, and St. Xavier's School, Muzaffarpur. He loves writing over issues of social relevance. His craving for smart technology brought him to My Mobile where he has grown up to be a tech journo.

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