The Infinix Smart 8 Plus was launched in India on Friday, March 1. The phone comes with an octa-core MediaTek Dimensity chipset and a large battery. It is also equipped with AI-powered dual rear cameras and the company’s Magic Ring feature. The handset comes with a user interface based on Android 13 Go Edition. It also joins the other Inifinix Smart 8 series models that were launched in the country before, namely the Infinix Smart 8 and the Inifnix Smart 8 HD.

Infinix Smart 8 Plus Price in India, Availability

Available in Galaxy White, Shiny Gold and Timber Black shades, the Infinix Smart 8 Plus is priced in India at Rs. 7,999 for the sole 4GB + 128GB option. The phone can be purchased at an effective price of Rs. 6,999 with bank offers. It will go on sale in the country from March 9 through Flipkart.

Infinix Smart 8 Plus Specs, Features

The Infinix Smart 8 Plus comes with a 6.6-inch HD+ (1612 x 720 pixels) display with a 90Hz refresh rate, 180Hz touch sampling rate and 500 nits peak brightness level. It is powered by a 12nm MediaTek Helio G36 SoC coupled with 4GB of LPDDR4x RAM and 128GB of inbuilt storage. The RAM is virtually expandable up to an additional 4GB virtually, while the storage can be expanded externally via a microSD card with up to 2TB. It comes with XOS 13 based on Android 13 Go Edition.

As for optics, the Infinix Smart 8 Plus’s dual rear camera module includes a 50-megapixel primary sensor and an unspecified AI-backed sensor along with a quad-LED ring flash. Meanwhile, the 8-megapixel front-facing camera sensor sits with a punch-hole centered at the top of the screen. The phone also supports Infinix’s Magic Ring, which is a foldable, pill-shaped animated bar similar to Apple’s Dynamic Island that displays various notifications and much more comprehensively.

Infinix packs a 6000mAh battery in the Infinix Smart 8 Plus with support for 18W wired fast charging. For security, there is a side-mounted fingerprint sensor. The phone gets 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, GLONASS and USB Type-C connectivity. Weighing 189g, the phone measures 163.6mm x 75.6mm x 8.5mm.

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