After much suspense, the smartphone manufacturer – Infinix Mobility launched its premium smartphone – Infinix X509 also known as Infinix Zero 2 in the Kenyan market after a huge success in many African countries. It is now confirmed that the Zero has hit the Kenyan market with a big BANG! and a special target on the youth. The Infinix Zero 2 is seen as a success to the Infinix phone maker. Zero 2 is a smartphone with awesome features to suit all active lifestyle. This device is just what all Kenyans have been waiting for, and it is now very clear that the old Infinix Zero is getting a brother in the Kenyan market.
“The Zero2 device is set to fulfil aspirations of young entrepreneurs, professionals and even students looking to enjoy quality, by delivering great functionality and style at an incredibly affordable price,” said Infinix Mobility Co-Founder and Managing Director Mr Benjamin Jiang.
“We acknowledge Kenya’s agility in mobile innovation and we are keen to grow our presence in this market with a view of giving the young people in Kenya a device that will deliver to them the best experience and even spur their creative imagination,” said Mr. Jiang.
“Today’s launch of the Zero2 Device is a significant milestone for us as Infinix Mobility, as we continue to develop great devices that are aimed at addressing the growing demands of this dynamic population,” he added.
The Infinix zero 2 rear is not covered with glass sported on the Infinix Zero but covered with highly resistant KEVLAR in diagonally designed patterns which makes a huge difference between the original Infinix zero and its successor (Infinix Zero 2) and now makes the device rough and tough when it comes to its back cover.
It measures a dimension of about 140mm x 70mmx 6.7mm and 6.27 x 3.0 x 0.38 in thickness and weigh 118g, with a body purely made of aluminum, the Infinix Zero 2 feels lighter in the palm of your hand, making it a phone that’s easy to carry around and to get amazing pictures with.
DISPLAY & PROTECTION
The display screen size of the Infinix Zero 2 is same as its predecessor. It is packed with a 5.0 inches HD AMOLED screen and has a 720 x 1280 pixels display resolution with 294 ppi pixel density just like the Infinix Zero. Users can enjoy 165k Colors via its 5 inches super AMOLED display The screen of the Zero 2 is protected with a Corning Gorilla Glass 3. Using Corning Gorilla glass 3, scratch damages and screen failure has been reduced by 40% from last generation. 3rd generation of Corning Gorilla is certified NDR (Native Damage Resistant), offering superior screen surface quality for only 0.55 mm thickness.
SEE ALSO:==> List of Infinix Phones
The screen technology brings brighter definition and sharp color fidelity through a 30,000: 1 contrast ratio and 100% NTCS high color saturation. Screen response touch time goes under 1 millisecond thanks to a 0.001mm thickness layer making the screen ultra responsive and energy efficient by reducing 17% energy.
The Infinix Zero 2 is coming in limited beautiful color variant of Black & Red.
It features the next generation camera’s technology. The camera on the Infinix Zero 2 sports a greater Mega Pixels than that of the old Zero, thereby users can Capture stunning pictures with the Infinix Zero 2 13MP rear camera with LED Flash, Video with Autofocus, Geo-tagging, and Panorama while the front camera received an upgrade in specs to 5MP for better selfies and video calls.
The f/2.0 aperture provides 18% more light to shot your moments even in dark environment. Enjoy sharp pictures and a brighter world from now on! Auto-Focus mechanism is 20% faster and reduces chances of blurry pictures by using Alternate VCM. You will never miss a beautiful moment in life. Image sensor is integrating ISOCELL technology reducing by 30% crosstalk and noises to deliver richer, dynamic and colorful photos.
We think it is not too bad if the Zero 2 could run on the latest Android Lollipop OS. Nevertheless, the Zero 2 run the Android 4.4 KitKat OS. The KitKat OS is considered not too bad for this new device since it is upgradable to the Android Lollipop OS and also sports an upgraded RAM & ROM compared to its predecessor.
The Infinix Zero 2 comes with a Powerful MTK6592 Turbo Octa-core chipset clocking at 2.0Ghz which is regarded as an upgrade from its previous 1.4GHz. The Infinix Zero 2 with its processor is combined with a Mali 450-MP4 graphic chipset (700MHz core speed), the Infinix Zero 2 ensures an ultra-fast running system and high graphic resolution treatment for multimedia contents: video and gaming. High end games such as Asphalt 8 and FIFA run amazingly smooth, creating a wondrous immersive multimedia experience.
SEE ALSO:==> List of Infinix Phones
MEMORY AND RAM
The Zero 2 is launched in two awesome variant raging from one with 16GB internal memory and the other with a 32GB internal memory to suit your pocket. It also gives support for an expandable memory with a SD card slot that supports memory card up to 64GB/128GB with a 2GB RAM for it to keep things running smoothly as much as possible.
The Infinix Zero 2 packs a standard connectivity options like: WiFi, WiFi Hotspot, FM Radio, USB, Bluetooth v4.0, USB OTG and GPS and also supports Dual SIM functionality. It is installed with Proximity, Gyro and Light Sensor.
Battery is one of the important part of any smartphone. Smartphones with poor battery life does not suit a location like Africa, most especially in a region where power supply isn’t stable, it can be little frustrating. Latest smartphones are expected to possess a larger capacity of battery to make users enjoy more hour of usability. The Infinix Zero 2 comes with a 2300mAh Li-Ion battery pack which is a way larger than that of its predecessor.
SEE ALSO:==> Infinix Zero 2 x509 Specs & Price
Other features of this device include pre-installation of BBM, Gmail, Gtalk, Google, Youtube, Flash Share, Facebook, Palmchat, battery management app, Asphalt 6, document viewer and editor amongst other popular apps. It also features Messaging capabilities like SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail with a HTML5 browser.
With all these improvement in place, definitely the next mobile hero in mobile world as far as midrange Smartphone is concern is in the world where the Infinix zero 2 stands.
PRICING & AVAILABILITY
Infinix Zero 2 X509 is now available in Kenya largest online mall; Jumia at the rate of KSH19,999.
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