Infinix S2 Review – Selfie + Wefie

Infinix S2 Review

Infinix is back in market with its new innovative handset “Infinix S2” and the main tagline of Infinix S2 says “Selfie + Wefie”. This tagline is announcing to its users that it has two front camera lens which is an advanced feature and it is the world first wefie smart phone. Price of Infinix S2 in Pakistan is PKR.18,600/-. Let’s check the Infinix S2 Review in detail to see what more it has.

Infinix s2 is 5.2 inches’ device with the supportive resolutions of 1280 x 720 pixels. It is LTE enabled device with 16GB ROM and 2GB while the system is mechanized with 1.3GHz octa-core processor. Best part of Infinix S2 is latest android version 7.0 (nougat).

The camera section has 13MP lens for its back camera while the front camera has dual lens of 8MP in which one works as selfie and the other one works also as selfie but with different angles.

S2 has dual SIM access further the power house is packed with non-removable battery of 3000 mAh.

Infinix S2 – A World First Wefie Smart Phone

Unboxing Of Infinix S2:

Infinix S2 comes in a dark black color packing. The packing carries all the necessary accessories with it including;

  • Travel charger
  • Earphones
  • USB/Data cable
  • A user guide book

Price and Specifications of Infinix S2:

LAUNCHReleased April, 2017
Availability Available
BODYDimensions 147.3 x 71.5 x 8.2
Weight 147g
SIM Slot Dual SIM (Micro SIM)
DISPLAYType IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 5.2 inches’ (~71.3% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1280 pixels (320 dpi)
Multi-touch Yes, 5-points
NETWORKNetwork Support GSM/3G/4G
2G Bands 900/1800
3G Bands 2100
4G Bands 1800
Speed HSPA+ 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat.5 150/50 Mbps
PLATFORMOs Android OS, v7.0 (Nougat), XOS Chameleon v2.2
Chipset Media Tek MT6753
CPU Octa-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU Mali T720
MEMORYCard Slot Yes, up to 64GB (no separate Slot)
internal 16 GB,  2 GB
CAMERAPrimary 13 MP, autofocus, LED flash
Features Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR,  panorama
Video [email protected]
Secondary Dual Front camera lens of 8MP, selfie camera, wide-  angle camera
COMMSWLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth v4.0
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Radio FM Radio
USB v2.0, microUSb Port
FEATURESSensors Fingerprint, accelerometer, proximity, compass
BATTERY Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
PRICE PKR.18,600/-
OTHERSColors Sunset Pink, Chocolate Brown


PROS.

  • 4G enabled device
  • Dual Front Camera Lens
  • Android Nougat
  • Light weight Device
  • LED notification light

CONS.

  • 720p Resolutions only
  • 5 points in multi-touch

Display Of Infinix S2:

Infinix S2 is 5.2 inches’ device with the supportive resolutions of 720 x 1280 pixels while the density per pixel (dpi) is 320. DPI is used for the clear visibility of icons and texts and we haven’t observed any kind of blurriness’ in icons and its texts.

It should have been much better if Infinix provides us 1080p display resolution screen further the multi touch has also scored only 5-points in Infinix S2. We have seen that mid-range devices of Xiaomi, Samsung has scored full 10-points in multi-touch so this is weak point of Infinix S2.

The graphic card in Infinix S2 is Mali-T720 which is mostly used for graphics and games. It has worked smoothly in every field and we haven’t observed any delays in it.

Design of Infinix S2:

Infinix S2 is slim and light weight device and as I have told you it is 5.2 inches’ devices with the dimensions of 147.3 x 71.5 x 8.2 mm and weight is only 147 grams. Although it is carried with 3000 mAh satisfactory battery plus it is very easy to handle handset.

Let’s start with the front body of Infinix S2 which has dual front camera lens at its top side. With it, ear piece and front camera flash light is also marked at the top side. At down side, we are having function keys and a shiny silver bezel layer has covered the whole screen from every corner of it.

Now move towards its edges in which audio jack of 3.5 mm is present on the top side while one edge has volume keys and the other edge has SIM jacket and power button. Speakers and microUSB port are present on the down side.

Back side of Infinix S2 has column wise arrangement. On the top, we have back camera lens while below it LED flash light is present and in the last we are having finger print scanner. Infinix logo is also present in the center of the screen while rest of the body is totally simple.

Memory of Infinix S2:

Memory section of Infinix S2 has satisfactory selection because it has 16GB ROM and 2GB RAM. Internal memory should be of at least 32GB. These days only applications take too much place and this handset is specially for camera lovers.

Camera lovers take too many photos and for photos they need space. Users can increase its internal memory up to 64GB with the access of memory card.

2GB RAM is a good choice for mid-range device and we haven’t observed any kind of delays and lags while testing the device.

Also See: Infinix Zero 4 Plus Review

Battery of Infinix S2:

Infinix S2 is packed with non-removable li-ion battery of 3000 mAh. The battery is satisfactory for mid-range device but we cannot say a perfect one because Infinix has already given us 3500 mAh or 4000 mAh battery in mid-range devices.

We have 2A charger with it to charge the Infinix S2 and it will completely charge it in almost 2 hours. It has media tek chip set and octa-core processor so both features will help the infinix S2 in battery saving.

Camera:

The most prominent feature of Infinix S2 is its camera section because it has dual front camera lens and back camera has 13MP lens. Both cameras are enabled with LED flash light and it can satisfy camera lovers easily. Back camera can record video in full 1080p quality. Let’s discuss both cameras in detail to check what more features infinix s2 has.

Rear Camera of Infinix S2:

Back camera of Infinix S2 has 13MP lens with LED flash light furthermore it can record videos in full 1080p resolutions and we can change the video quality also. The main modes for back camera are normal, professional, beauty, night, panorama, PIP and wide-selfie.

The main settings option are HDR, guidelines, Level, Delay capture, smile shot, touch capture and many other settings. We can reduce the image size up to standard VGA size if we are lacking of memory space. Interface is very simple and easy to use because it has flash light option, modes option and camera switch option at the top side. Down side has gallery option, click button or video button.

We have tested the back camera of Infinix S2, results are very good. Image quality and dynamic range is well in daylight. Colors are very well and clarity of image can be observed by zoom in the picture. Let’s check them in Infinix S2 Review.

Front Camera of Infinix S2:

Infinix S2 is using dual camera lens for its front camera. These days dual-camera smart phones use the second lens for wide angle aperture, optical zoom and sometimes for bokeh effects. These both lensed together can give us very different and unique results and we know apple has also given dual back camera lens smart phone.

In infinix s2 we are having 8MP lens for front camera and it can record videos in HD. It has LED flash light also which can help us a lot in night session. We can take selfie with it from different angles. One works as simple selfie camera and other gives us wide aperture angel which is latest feature and infinix is providing us.

We have tested infinix s2 and it has provided us very brilliant results. Auto focus and brightness has increased the beauty of image. Noise is very less and dynamic range is also good. Let’s look at some images taken from front camera of infinix s2. Check them in Infinix S2 Review.

Network/Connectivity of Infinix S2:

Infinix S2 has 4G connectivity access with the 3G/2G network support also. It supports all the bandwidth of networks in Pakistan while the 4G speed is LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps and 3G speed is  HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps.

It is dual SIM enabled device with the access of memory card option also. Bad point is you cannot use both SIMS and memory card option at a same time, you have to make compromise either on SIM or memory card.

Wi-Fi supports the standards of b/g/n while the Bluetooth version is 4.0. FM Radio is also present in this device.

Interface of Infinix S2:

Infinix S2 is featured with latest android version 7.0 (Nougat) with the interface of XOS chameleon version 2.2. XOS interface collaboration with infinix device is not a new thing because all the infinx smart phones have used this interface. The colors are sharp and bright which leaves a very good impact. Icon styles are different as compare to other android smart phones.

The lock screen has different wallpapers which changes automatically after every few minutes while the motivation quotes are also shown at bottom side of lock screen. Date and time widget are visible above the quotes further the date. Time and SIM status are resided at the top side of the lock screen.

It has only slider bar for applications that means no application manager separately is given. It has multi account offer which offers the ability to simultaneously log in to accounts in the same social platform. The supportive platforms are Facebook, WhatsApp and other social media accounts.

Many bloat ware applications are already installed on it such as backup and reset, Carl care, geek bench and many other. XOS whole family is installed already in which we have XAccount, Xcloud, Xclub and many others. We have Xtheme application already installed in it via which we can change themes or wallpapers furthermore we can download of our own choice.

Processor of Infinix S2:

Infinix S2 is packed with 1.3GHz octa-core processor based on the architecture of ARM Cortex-A53. It is 64 bit processor type further it has media tek MT6753 chip set working in it. This chip set is far better than any other dual-core chip set. It helps in graphic performance further the best profit of this chip set is battery saving.

The handset is mechanized with 2GB RAM which is satisfactory option because Samsung and other companies are introducing devices with 6GB RAM. So as compare to them, s2 contains bad choice otherwise it has worked totally fine.

Antutu Benchmarking of Infinix S2:

We have tested Infinix S2 with antutu bench marking because it is the best bench marking to check the device performance. Infinix S2 has scored 36358 points and got the satisfactory ratings as compare to all other its competitors. Multi-touch is little bit weak because it has scored only 5-points in it.

Vellamo Benchmarking of Infinix S2:

The S2 has been tested by Vellamo Bench marking. It has scored 1653 points in multi-core test while 1009 points in metal test and 2144 point in chrome browser test.

Conclusion:

Infinix S2 is a latest device of Infinix with dual front camera lens which is a latest feature in smart phones. It has 16GB ROM and 2GB RAM with octa-core processor and latest android nougat version. The handset is light weight device plus in very affordable price and it can easily compete with its competitors but it supports only 720p resolutions.

Shaheer Riaz

A motivated and accomplished Tech Blogger & Graphic Designer, love to write tech blogs and create new designs plus all-time foodie. Studies Bachelors in Computer Sciences.
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