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Join MissTechy In Unboxing The Infinix Hot 2

This week, the Infinix Hot 2 was the most talked about device thanks to Google’s Android One Initiative. I got my personal unit yesterday and couldn’t wait to do an unboxing, a device review, and YASS!  a comparison with Tecno’s Camon C8.
However, for today, join me in unboxing the Infinix Hot 2!

UNBOXING THE INFINIX HOT 2

The box packaging is nicely designed – nothing special.  As you can see in the images below, there is an Android one tag by the side.
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I should bring something to your notice,  there is a condition on the package that states that the Infinix Hot 2 will only receive updates from Google for up to 2 years, after 2 years, Google will stop pushing OTA updates to the Phone.
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Inside the box sits the 5-inch Infinix hot 2!

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ACCESSORIES:

The Infinix Hot 2 comes with a USB wall charger, Booklets, Battery, a white Earphone and USB Cable.
 
 
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DESIGN

I got the Champagne Gold color but, bear in mind that in Nigeria, Infinix Hot 2 is available in  3 color variants, White, Gold, and Black.
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Looking at the design, you should notice that the device bears similar resemblance to the Infinix Zero series, However, the Infinix Hot 2 isn’t as slim as the Infinix Zero and it comes with a removable battery and back cover.
 
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As said in the previous post, the Infinix Hot 2 comes with a glass protection on the front and back. Also, when you open the back cover, you should see the dual Micro-sim slot and a MicroSD card slot.
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POWERING UP THE INFINIX HOT 2

The first time you power up the device, you might need to wait for about 3 minutes or less for it to load up the OS, after that, you would be greeted with the android welcome screen
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As seen in the spec sheet, the device comes with an Android 5.1 loaded with Google’s UI, a 16GB ROM (you only have 11.78 available) and a 2GB RAM.
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That is all I can take for this unboxing, ensure you stay glued for an in-depth review and a comparison with the Camon C8.

What do you all think? Are you satisfied with receiving updates from Google for only two years?

Don’t forget that Jumia is your trusted bet if you are looking to get the Infinix Hot 2 as they are direct partners.

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28 comments on “Join MissTechy In Unboxing The Infinix Hot 2

  1. Yemi says:

    Hello Tobi,
    Nice work you are doing here, please when next you are unboxing, kindly take your pics during day light or in a clear environment… that pics is too dark… even your hand self too black. God bless you and keep up the good work

    1. Tobi Ayeni says:

      Hello Yemi, thanks for the observation, however, I took the pictures during the daytime, the dark view is due to the fact that I edited the pictures to focus more on the device but, I have taken down your points thanks. You rock!

      1. Yemi says:

        Thanks Tobi… I love you in Google mode! keep up the good work.

  2. Kay says:

    Wow. Nice phone!
    I should be getting this since it’s within “reach” 🙂

    1. Tobi Ayeni says:

      Which color would you be getting?

      1. Kay says:

        Black of course.
        Others are cool tho, but I just love how the body color blends with the screen when not displaying.
        😛

        1. Tobi Ayeni says:

          Lol, I guessed as much

  3. Samm says:

    You’re tempting me, you know…

  4. vjsmiles says:

    coughs loudly…
    Nice and all… 🙂 but me use MTK?
    *in Chris Tucker’s voice hell no! 😐

    1. Samm says:

      Come on man! MTK ain’t that bad..
      In fact I’m a big fan

    2. Edi Dominic says:

      You can’t dwell in the past bro, Companies do improve, MTK is getting better and may even get better than the Qualcommm/Snapdragon Samsung and others are using.
      I think even HTC One m9 came with an MTK chipset. Is about capabilities 😀

  5. Kay says:

    Vj smiles is baq!
    If you subscribed to receiving new comment notifications, you’re in for it!
    😀

    1. Samm says:

      Chisos!!!!
      He really is back..
      58 comments, so quick?
      Guess I’ll have to unsubcribe

  6. Wauh such a nice phone……. Big ups to google, infinix and of course you missTechy for the good job. The android 5.1.1 freaks me…….. No plans to get a New phone yet. Am sure when am set this phone will be out of date

  7. vjsmiles says:

    Mtk? *spits* I see why you guys so love Mtk 😐
    you guys in naija change IMEI to swindle your carrier network providers of their Gigabytes 😀
    bad guys

    1. Samm says:

      I’ve heard of that before buh I don’t do it.. Too scared to even try it.
      I just love MTK chipsets.. Besides their phones are cheaper! 😀 and their not that bad..
      Using Hot note and loving it.. 😉

  8. titi says:

    I always look forward to your reviews misstechy.. always always one point.. one of the best in Nigeria IMHO

  9. Emma says:

    I heard that only the gold color version comes with 2gb ram, is this true?

    1. Tobi Ayeni says:

      Hello Emma, I doubt that. I thought so too but I think there are 2 variants (1GB and 2GB) of each colors. The only difference is the price.

  10. Chidexta says:

    Despite all these am still very much interested in the infinix hot not pro.
    Anyone knows how much it costs now?

    1. Tobi Ayeni says:

      Would help you find out Chidexta

  11. Anonymous says:

    How much is the phone in local shops/stores not online stores.

  12. wale says:

    How do I open the back cover of infinix hot 2 please

  13. Patrick says:

    Pls can u email me if Infinix hot 2 {2GB} support USB OTG cables. pls

  14. abdulrahman says:

    Please miss techy sorry for asking this question but please when will the infinix hot 2 (510) back cover only be on sale because I want to change the cover of mine to gold since a month now

  15. Patrick says:

    does Infinix hot 2 {2GB} support
    USB OTG cables. pls

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