Infinix Smart 2 Review

The financial plan cell phone space is essentially commanded by Xiaomi, yet brands, for example, Infinix and Comio have propelled a few moderate telephones recently in an offer to catch a bit of this lucrative pie. Infinix is a moderately new brand in the Indian market, and has discharged some able spending telephones, for example, the Hot S3, which got a positive rating in our survey.

The brand, or, in other words Transsion Holdings, as of late propelled another cell phone intended to work in the portion presently possessed by any semblance of Xiaomi Redmi 6A ₹ 5,999 and Redmi 6 ₹ 10,999 and the Samsung Galaxy J4 ₹ 8,900. The Infinix Smart 2 ₹ 4,999 begins at Rs. 5,999 and has a 18:9 presentation, double 4G VoLTE, Android 8.1 Oreo, and face acknowledgment. While the equipment looks great on paper, can the Smart 2 awe us? We discover in our full audit.

Infinix Smart 2 plan

Not surprisingly from a section level Android cell phone, the Infinix Smart 2 is made altogether out of plastic. It has an entirely staid and systematic outline, and is very minimized and appropriate to one-gave utilize. It is accessible in four hues — Bordeaux Red, City Blue, Serene Gold, and the one our survey unit came in, Sandstone Black (in spite of the fact that there is no sandstone surface whatsoever).

The back pops open to uncover two Nano-SIM spaces and a different opening for a microSD card. The battery is fixed set up and can't be evacuated. The plastic back board is tricky and is unfathomably inclined to fingerprints. The fabricate quality is likewise very disillusioning. The board is exceptionally feeble and squeaks under strain. Our own built up a make close to the volume laugh uncontrollably catch after only a couple of long periods of utilization.

The back camera and double LED blaze are set in a pill-molded lodging that projects somewhat from the suspension. The LED streak is put directly beneath the camera sensor and it is anything but difficult to mix up the game plan for a double camera setup from a separation.

The power and volume catches are on the right, are material, and well inside reach. The power catch is finished which recognizes it from the volume catches in obscurity. The left is exposed, and you'll locate a Micro-USB port and 3.5mm earphone attachment on the base.

The single amplifier is housed at the back, and is frail and tinny. It likewise gets suppressed effectively every time the telephone is set on a hard surface.

A unique mark sensor is obvious by its nonappearance. You do get confront acknowledgment however, which functions admirably enough, yet is too moderate for our enjoying. In negative lighting, the telephone expands the screen brilliance in order to enlighten your face before endeavoring to examine it. The execution of this element is somewhat flaky, yet its quality in such a reasonable telephone is valued.

Infinix Smart 2 details and show

The double SIM Infinix Smart 2 is controlled by the quad-center MediaTek MT6739 SoC timed at 1.5GHz. We tried the base variation of the cell phone, which retails for Rs. 5,999 and has 2GB of RAM and 16GB of capacity. This telephone is likewise accessible in another variation with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of capacity, or, in other words Rs. 6,999. Both help stockpiling extension utilizing a microSD card (up to 128GB).

The Infinix Smart 2 has a non-removable 3,050mAh battery and runs Android 8.1 Oreo with Infinix's XOS 3.3 custom skin to finish everything. Availability alternatives incorporate Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, GLONASS, VoLTE, a Micro-USB port (USB 2.0 speed), and a 3.5mm earphone jack. The telephone bolsters double 4G VoLTE, a component infrequently found in this value fragment.

The Infinix Smart 2 includes a 5.45-inch HD+ (720x1440 pixels) LCD show with a perspective proportion of 18:9. Infinix has decided on-screen route catches which is basic on most cell phones nowadays. Over the presentation, there is a notice LED, the earpiece, a selfie camera, and a double LED blaze.

We were awed with the showcase of the Infinix Hot S3 , yet the board on the Smart S2 is somewhat of a blended sack. The most extreme brilliance level is missing, and the showcase is staggeringly intelligent, which impacts open air perceivability. Survey edges are fair however, and hues are striking and punchy.

Infinix Smart 2 execution, programming, and battery life

Generally speaking, execution is entirely normal, notwithstanding for a reasonable telephone like this one. In spite of the fact that exploring through the center UI is sensibly zippy, applications take a long time to stack, Chrome shows falters while looking through even portable advanced sites, and the console slacks while composing.

Substantial recreations, for example, Asphalt 8 are playable, yet the experience isn't exceptionally lovely, with uneven edge rates and long load times. We tried the variation with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of capacity, so the more costly variation's additional gigabyte of RAM may make execution fairly smoother.

We put the Infinix Smart 2 through our tests, and it dealt with a score of 44,587 in AnTuTu, 3121 in PC Mark's Work 2.0 benchmark, 9.9fps in GFXBench T-rex, and 654 and 1,858 individually in Geekbench's single-center and multi-center tests.

The Smart 2 runs Android 8.1 Oreo with a custom skin called Hummingbird XOS (v3.3). The genuinely ongoing July 2018 security fix was introduced, and the skin holds a significant part of the usefulness of stock Android including an application cabinet.

In any case, the skin needs clean and has a few eccentricities. There are English mix-ups littered all through the UI, first-party applications like XTheme continue sending irritating notices and there's a malicious ticker of advanced applications inside each envelope. Symbols for arbitrary advanced applications additionally appear in the application cabinet once in a while, with the alternative to download them on the off chance that you so wish.

The telephone accompanies the whole suite of Google applications and Infinix's very own few, including XClub, or, in other words for Infinix; Xshare, a document sharing application; and XTheme, which gives you a chance to apply diverse topics. At that point there's Cleaner, which murders foundation applications; Carlcare, the authority application of Transsion's approved specialist organization; and Freezer, which sleeps the applications you haul into it.

What's more, the telephone likewise accompanies two diversions, Facebook, Flipkart, and Phoenix program pre-introduced. To put it plainly, the UI has an extremely bustling feel to it. On the positive side, there are some clever motions, for example, a three-finger swipe to catch screen captures, and a twofold tap to wake the screen.

In our HD video circle battery test, the Infinix Smart 2 kept going 11 hours and 37 minutes, or, in other words great score for a telephone with a 3,050mAh battery. We had around 10 to 15 percent left in the tank toward the finish of a run of the mill workday comprising of a hour or two of exploring utilizing GPS, playing recreations, for example, Asphalt 8 and Subway Surfers, utilizing internet based life applications, perusing the Web utilizing Chrome, and taking two or three photographs and selfies. The absence of brisk charging implies the telephone takes around over two hours to charge completely.

Infinix Smart 2 cameras

The Infinix Smart 2 has a solitary 13-megapixel camera at the back with an opening of f/2.0 and stage identification self-adjust. At the front, there's a 8-megapixel camera with an opening of f/2.0. Both, the front and back cameras are joined by double LED flashes.

The dynamic range is normal and presentation metering is a battle now and again, yet by and large, the back camera is very amazing at a telephone in this cost go. In positive light, the shading proliferation is very exact, and the level of detail is satisfactory.

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For such a moderate telephone, the back camera completes a sensible activity in low light. The sensor catches a better than average measure of detail. Hues do show up somewhat washed out however. Video recording goes up to 1080p, yet we found that clasps weren't extremely smooth and needed detail.

The front camera is really unremarkable. Indeed, even with a satisfactory measure of light, photographs need detail and seem delicate and washed out. Pictures taken in low light are dim and sloppy and have a lot of clamor. The front double LED glimmer helps marginally. The front camera likewise has a 'Bokeh' mode, which utilizes programming to obscure the foundation. It works sensibly well yet preparing is moderate, which prompts a great deal of obscured shots.

The iOS-like camera application is consistently spread out and offers a few channels and in addition a delight mode with 10 levels of beautification. A manual mode is missing, as is auto HDR.


In spite of its sensible value, the Infinix Smart 2 is somewhat difficult to suggest. You do get double 4G VoLTE, strong battery life, and a back camera that is very great. In any case, execution is disappointing, form quality is faulty, the front camera is poor, and Infinix's custom skin is jumbled and needs clean. The comparatively estimated Xiaomi Redmi 6A offers better execution and battery life and is better adjusted in general. On the off chance that you will spend some additional, the Xiaomi Redmi 6 ₹ 10,999 , which begins at Rs. 7,999, is another extraordinary choice to consider.

Also check: Samsung On7 Pro


  • Infinix Smart 2 cost in India begins at Rs. 5,999
  • It has a 5.45-inch 18:9 showcase
  • While the back camera is amazing at the cost, execution is below average
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