Tecno Camon

Tecno Camon X VS Infinix Hot S3: Tecno Mobile finally released their most anticipated Camon X and Camon X Pro in Lagos, Nigeria. The new smartphone which is the latest flagship of the Camon series, becomes the company first device to run on Android 8.1 Oreo. Another Chinese OEM company Infinix, recently launched their Hot S3. And just like Tecno, the Hot S3 is also the first Infinix smartphone that runs on the latest Android 8.1 Oreo.

In this article, both the Tecno Camon X and the Infinix Hot S3 will be head to head. Let’s see which of the two smartphones offers better value for our money. Both device have good features and are among the trending list of mid-range smartphones presently in Africa/Nigeria.

Tecno Camon X VS Infinix Hot S3 – The Design

Tecno Camon

Tecno Camon X VS Infinix Hot S3

Tecno Camon X comes in a very sleek curved design. The mobile company have upped their game in that aspect. The device earphone jack (3.5mm) have now been moved to the bottom. If you notice, previous Tecno smartphones always have their earphone jack at the top. Both smartphones have the fingerprint sensor (rear) which serves for both security and unlocking purposes. And they also come with a facial identification technology.

The Camon X will give you more sleekness due to its visual thickness of 7.8mm compared to Infinix Hot S3 8.5mm. But not enough difference in terms of weight, with the Camon X at 148 grams and the Hot S3 at 150 grams. Unfortunately, we don’t get see many color variety from both smartphones.

The Infinix Hot S3 comes in just Sandstone Black and Brush Gold colors. While the Champagne Gold, Midnight Black and City Blues colors are available for Camon X. Both phones rear camera and dual-LED flash are placed at top-left. With the Camon X placed in a horizontal form while the Hot S3 is placed in a vertical form.

Tecno Camon X VS Infinix Hot S3 – The Display

Both device are bezel-less, built with the 18:9 aspect ratio. The Camon X sports a 6-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a Corning Gorilla Glass protecting the screen. Infinix Hot S3 also have a IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen but with a screen size of 5.7-inch. The Camon X and Hot S3 have a HD+ 720 x 1440 pixels in resolution with 274ppi density. There is not much difference in display between these two smartphones. With the screen size, the only notable one.

Tecno Camon X VS Infinix Hot S3 – The Camera

The Camon series usually have sharper and clearer pictures. And the Camon X doesn’t disappoint in that regard. The Infinix Hot S3 can capture quality selfies. With its 20-mega pixel front camera with a dual-LED flash. Apparently, that’s the same feature the Camon X front camera has. However, the Camon X beats the Hot S3 in the rear camera aspect. With the 16-mega pixel rear camera with dual-LED flash compared to Hot S3 13-mega pixel rear camera with dual-LED flash.

Tecno Camon X VS Infinix Hot S3 – Hardware and Software

They both run on Android operating system. The Camon X incorporated Android 8.1 Oreo with the company’s HiOS. While Infinix’s own XOS 3.0 is incorporated with Android 8.0 Oreo. The Infinix Hot S3 comes with a 3GB RAM and 32GB ROM. While the Camon X comes with the same 3GB RAM but a relatively smaller 16GB ROM.

Powering the Hot S3 is the Qualcomm snapdragon chipset with Octa-core 1.4 GHz processor. While the Camon X is powered by MediaTek MT6763 Helio P23 chipset with Octa-core 2.0 GHz processor. For overall performance such as multitasking and opening large-sized files, the Camon X will operate better than the Hot S3.

Tecno Camon X VS Infinix Hot S3 – The Battery

The Infinix Hot S3 will be your choice if you are in need of more battery life. It is backed by a non-removable Li-Ion 4,000 mAh battery capacity. While the Camon X comes with a non-removable Li-Ion 3,750mAh battery capacity. And also a fast charging system, which the Hot S3 also have.

Tecno Camon X VS Infinix Hot S3 – The Price

The Infinix Hot S3 is available at around $177 (N62,000) while the Camon X goes for about $166 (N58,000). Between these two phones, Camon X offers the best value. It has better Hardware and Camera quality.

Tecno Camon X VS Infinix Hot S3 Full Specs Comparison

Tecno Camon X Infinix Hot S3
Dimensions and Weight 158.60 x 75.80 x 7.80 mm. Weight: 148g 152.30 x 72.80 x 8.40mm. Weight: 150g
Display 6.0 inch (81% screen-to-body ratio) 720 x 1440 pixels with 274 ppi density and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen 5.7 inch (81% screen-to-body ratio) 720 x 1440 pixels with 274 ppi density and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Memory 16 GB ROM + 3 GB RAM 32 GB ROM + 3 GB RAM
Software Android 8.1 Oreo with HiOS Android 8.0 Oreo with XOS 3.0
Hardware MediaTek MT6763 Helio P23 chipset with Octa-core 2.0 GHz processor Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset with Octa-core 1.4GHz processor
Camera 20MP front camera with dual-LED flash + 16MP rear camera with dual-LED flash 20MP front camera with dual-LED flash + 13MP rear camera with dual-LED flash
Connectivity 2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi direct, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS 2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi direct, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
Battery Non-removable Li-lon 3750 mAh battery Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery
Additional Features Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Fast battery charging, Facial identification Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Fast battery charging, Facial identification

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4 COMMENTS

  1. Tecno camon x is better, infinix S3 just beat in battery and internal storage,
    and in terms of battery a very liitle difference,
    just go for tecno its even cheaper

    • Hello Tina,

      Which one to buy will depend on your preference. That’s what you really want from the smartphone.

      As you can see from the specs comparison. The Infinix Hot S3 offer better internal storage and battery capacity while Tecno Camon X offers better hardware and camera quality.

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