Infinix Zero 2 Review
After the successful release of Infinix Hot Note a couple of month from now, daraz.pk is hitting a plan to launch Infinix Zero 2 (also known as Hero) just the way they launched Infinix Hot Note. The device went so fast with its pre-orders that kept people thinking about the smartphone. The main thing behind all this were the better specs at a very low price. Infinix Zero 2 is a step further towards innovations and technology. All the specs have been almost doubled as mentioned in detail in Infinix Zero 2 Review.
Differences between Infinix Hot Note & Infinix Zero 2:
Infinix Hot Note Review
Infinix Zero 2 Review
|Memory: RAM: 1 GB, ROM 16 GB||RAM: 2GB, ROM 32 GB|
|Processor: 1.4 GHz Octa core||Processor: 2.0 GHz Octacore|
|Display: 5.5″ HD Capacitive Display (720 x 1280 pixels)||Display: 5″ Super AMOLED HD (720 x 1280 pixels) Corning Gorilla Glass 3|
|OS: 4.4.2 Kitkat||OS: 4.4.2 Kitkat (Will be upgraded to 5.1 Lollipop by August 2015)|
|Battery: 4000 mAh Li-ion Tech||Battery: 2300 mAh Li-ion Tech|
|Rear Camera: 8MP AF LED Flash||Rear Camera: 13MP AF LED Flash|
|Front Camera: 2MP||Front Camera: 5MP|
|Network: 3G HSPA||Network: 3G HSDPA|
|Price: 12,900 PKR||Price: 18,900 PKR|
Some fast specifications of Infinix Zero 2:
|Dimensions||140 x 70 x 6.7 mm|
|Memory||2 GB RAM, 32 GB ROM (Expandable up to 32)|
|Processor||2 GHz Octacore processor, Media Tek MT6592 Chip-set|
|Connectivity||Dual SIM2G: GSM 850/900/1800/19003G: HSDPA 900/21004G: Not Supported|
|Camera||13 MP LED Flash Rear Camera (4128 x 3096 pixels) + 5MP Selfie Camera (2592 x 1944 pixels)|
|Display||5″ Super AMOLED, Corning Gorilla Glass 3, Capacitive Touch Screen 16M colors, 720 x 1280 pixels, 294 pixels per inch|
|Battery||2300 mAh, Li-ion technology|
|Features||Accelerometer, SMS, MMS, Email, GPS, DUAL SIM, Google Search, Maps, YouTube, Calendar, HTML5 etc|
Pros and Cons in Infinix Zero 2 Review:
Every smartphone must have some pros and some cons because compromises have to be made somewhere that takes one feature beyond expectation leaving behind a hole at the other end.
- Infinix Zero 2 has 2GB RAM which is doubled against its previous Infinix Hot Note.
- Infinix Zero 2 has 32GB ROM which is also doubled to Infinix Hot Note.
- Infinix Zero 2 has an amazing price of just rupees 18,900/=.
- 5″ Super AMOLED Display with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection that keeps Infinix Zero 2 scratch proof and keeps the touch smooth and soft.
- Infinix Zero 2 Gets heat with heavy apps and games.
- Battery of Infinix Zero 2 gets vacant at a massive rate with heavy apps and games. Works for a day normally and for a few hours with heavy apps and games.
- It would be better if Infinix Zero 2 were able to support the 4G bands.
Design and Display of Infinix Zero 2:
The design of Infinix Zero 2 has been perfect with its end to end slim and stylish shape. The dimensions of Infinix Zero 2 as shown in Infinix Zero 2 Review are (140 x 70 x 6.7mm) all set in a light weighted body of 118 grams of plastic casing.
The size of the display of Infinix Zero 2 is 5″ with Super AMOLED Display that surely amuses everyone with its glance. The screen resolution of Infinix Zero 2 is 720 x 1280 pixels. The density pixels per inch in Infinix Zero 2 are 294 pixels. The Screen is also protected with the hardest and scratch less material, so called Corning Gorilla Glass 3. The screen has 16 million colors that keeps the display attractive and keeps the icons and display smooth and fine.
Processor of Infinix Zero 2:
The processor has been modified in the flagship device launched by Infinix from 1.4 GHz Octacore by Media Tek in its Infinix Hot Note to 2.0 GHz Octacore by the same Media Tek in Infinix Zero 2 also called Hero for Infinix. The powering processor is an Octacore Cortex-A7 CPU with chip-set MediaTek MT6592. The processor is clocked between 728.0~2002.0 MHz. CPU type is 32 bit with 8 cores. The display driver that boosts the graphics is Mali 450-MP4 GPU.
Memory of Infinix Zero 2:
The memory for the previous Infinix Hot Note was 1GB and has been changed to 2GB in this flagship device “The Hero or Infinix Zero 2” which is much more and you can play bundle of games and apps with soft, smooth and with efficiency. The internal ROM in Infinix Hot Note was 16GB that was though higher yet it has been further extended in Infinix Zero 2 to 32 GB that can still be extended with a memory card up to 64GB if you want to large memory space.
Camera of Infinix Zero 2:
Best camera is user’s choice and every one wants to have a smartphone with better camera and better lens embedded inside the rear camera in special. Infinix Zero 2 has its level’s best camera. Consult the interface of live camera ahead.
Rear Camera of Infinix Zero 2:
Below mentioned is an image been taken with the rear camera of Infinix Zero 2. The strength of Infinix Hero’s camera is 13MP with (4864 x 2736 pixels) as its dimensions. The size of an image ranges from 1.5 to 2 MB depending upon the variations in colors and light.
Front Camera of Infinix Zero 2:
The strength of the front camera is 5MP and the dimensions in which the front camera takes snaps are (3072 x 1728 pixels). The size of the images ranges from 600 KB to 1.5 MB depending upon the variations in colors and light. Consult the image below taken with the front camera of Infinix Zero 2.
Network/ Connectivity in Infinix Zero 2 Review:
As mentioned before in the specifications, the Infinix Zero 2 is a dual SIM supporting smartphone with Dual SIM standby options. Infinix Zero 2 also supports the fast and advanced bands of 3G that takes you to download data with up to 21 mbps and up to 5.76 mbps upload with its HSDPA super fast 3G bands. Unfortunately Infinix Zero 2 is unable to take the 4G bands.
Battery performance and Internal Storage in Infinix Zero 2 Review:
Though the internal memory is much much greater and it has the power that it can store huge data with its internal 32 GB storage. Still if you want further space for storing data, you can insert another 32 GB memory stick to extend the internal storage.
The second snapshot is about the battery that has been taken after putting Infinix Zero 2 in a heavy load. The battery’s performance is badly affected while running heavy apps and games that heats Infinix Zero 2 and thus drops the duration from dual to single figure with respect to hours.
The third snap has been taken after picking Infinix Zero 2 after a long rest. That is why the graph is a straight line and shows large duration remaining.
External Images for Infinix Zero 2 Review:
Externally Infinix Zero 2 has a cool and rubber like plastic patterned back cover that looks quite fascinating and cool. Infinix Hero is also found in different colors which includes White, Black, Blue, Red, Purple and Gold colors. The display is obvious in a perfect day light due to its Super AMOLED HD display with smooth and polished Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection.
In-hand images for Infinix Zero 2 Review:
Reviewing the different angles and corners of Infinix Zero 2, you will observe the ports for the 3.5mm audio jack and charging port at the top and at the bottom you will find net type pores at both sides. The speaker is at the right side and mic at the other side in the pores as shown in the third snapshot below.
Interface Experience for Infinix Zero 2 Review:
Below mentioned are the interfaces for drop down in the first snapshot, the home screen in the second snapshot and menu after pressing the menu button at the main home screen. The display and icons look cool and attractive due to its HD Super AMOLED display with 16 million colors. The touch is also very smooth and efficient.
The snapshots below shows the storage and memory layout, the keypad and keyboard that follows the standards of Google (qwerty).
Bench Marking Infinix Zero 2:
Bench marking is the key to find the power of a smartphone. After testing Infinix Zero 2 with Antutu, Vellamo and GPU Bench marking application for its processing, display, graphics and rank, we obtained the results as shown in the preceding section about bench marking.
Antutu’s approach for Infinix Zero 2 Review:
If you purchase a smartphone with price below 16 thousands and points above 35 thousands due to its 2.0 GHz Octacore processor, 2GB RAM and 32GB ROM. You surely are holding a smartphone with mid-range specifications with the most budgeted price. After passing through the tests, Infinix Zero 2 acquired a rank just below Google Nexus 5 and a rank above LG G3 which is a better position with this nil price. The last snapshot shows that Infinix Zero 2 has a 4 point multi-touch instructions support.
Vellamo’s approximation for Infinix Zero 2 Review:
Checking Infinix Zero 2 for browser, single core and multi-core performance in Infinix Zero 2 Review, We obtained the following ranks and points as shown in the snapshots below. The Ping, Web Page Load time and Modem Startup test results are also mentioned in the second snapshot below.
Beating Meixu MX4, Lenovo A7000 in its Metallic score due to the 2002 MHz frequency of the CPU as shown in the third snapshot below.
Making position just below One Plus One and Lenovo A7000 in the browsing performance with its speedy processor and RAM. Operations are fast and smooth.
CPU-Z for Infinix Zero 2:
CPU-Z is an application that shows you the actual features and specifications along with all the sensors and battery’s health (which is 2300 mAh), the OS and almost everything in a single touch. Consult the actual features and specifications of Infinix Zero 2 in detail in the images below.
Checking the (GPU) graphics performance of Infinix Zero 2:
The graphics being boosted by MediaTek MTK MT6592 chip set with GPU driver of Mali 450-MP4 that puts up to 60 frames per second on its Super AMOLED HD screen that makes a smooth and sensible screen with perfect capacitive touch screen. The score over 15 thousands is a better total and the screen resolution ratio is also better. Comparing the score of Infinix Zero 2 with that of Huawei Honor 4C are being mentioned in the snapshots below.
Conclusion for Infinix Zero 2 Review:
If you are holding a device with 2.0 GHz Octacore processor, 2GB RAM, 32GB ROM, Super AMOLED HD Display, Protection with Corning Gorilla Glass 3, all set in a single plastic case with just 118 grams weight and price of just rupees 18,900/= PKR. You are holding the most budgeted smartphone in that price.
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