Both of these handsets are from one brand Infinix and all are in the same newest Infinix series dubbed ‘the S series’. Infinix Hot S was the first in the series which was released at around July 2016. 

Infinix Hot S was the first smartphone from Infinix to feature fingerprint scanning as a security measure. Also it was among the best camera phones from Infinix then. The battery was nice, and overall the body was curvy at the edges with fully metallic frame. 

Infinix Hot S

Comparison at a Glance

  • Both have 5.2 inch display screens
  • Both support Dual SIM standby
  • They feature 4G capabilities 
  • Run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow with XoS on top
  • Octa processor on both. 
  • Batteries have 3000mAh capacities 
  • Both exhibit fingerprint scanning 

Infinix S2 Pro

    Differences at a Glance.

    • Infinix S2 Pro has 3GB RAM with 32GB ROM, Hot S has 2GB with 16GB ROM
    • infinix S2 Pro is designed with dual front cameras (13MP +8MP) whereas the Infinix Hot S has only an 8MP as a front shooter. The rear cameras are 13MP on both
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    Infinix S2 Pro is unique, nicely designed with edge cutting technology that stands out as a camera phone. It has good cameras overall but it’s more of a selfie (Wefie) phone. Fingerprint identification is also set on this. 

    Infinix Hot S

    Both handsets the Infinix X522 and Infinix X521 have 5.2 inch display screen with high definition displays. The phones have 1080*1920 pixels screen resolution. 

    They both run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow that’s laced up with XOS Chameleon user interface. Octa core processor with 1.5GHz clocking frequency. Mali-T720 MP2 graphics handling unit. 

    Infinix S2 Pro

    The two devices Infinix S2 Pro and Infinix Hot S support 4G/LTE network. They both support dual SIM and also these things Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and much more. 

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    The Infinix S2 Pro in other words the Welfie is much more superior in camera. It sports twin front cameras. The front cameras include; a 13MP camera and an 8MP camera which bring the wefie feel. The primary camera features a 13MP camera with dual tone flash.  You can take super wider selfies. On the other hand the Infinix Hot S has 8 megapixels front camera and 13MP rear camera. 

    The Infinix S2 Pro sports a 3GB RAM with 32GB internal storage and still it has some good SD card slot. On the other hand the Infinix Hot S comes in two versions a 2GB RAM with 16GB ROM and a 3GB RAM with 16GB ROM version. Infinix S2 Pro takes it here. 

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    The two device are fitted with non-removable lithium ion polymer batteries of capacities 3000mAh. They can get you some good juice. 


    Both the devices are outstanding. Both are from the same manufacturer and have similar display properties. However the Infinix S2 Pro (X522) is at large for Infinix Hot S (X521) with better cameras, and internal storage. If you need a good selfie smartphone then Infinix S2 Pro is the one. 

    Infinix Hot S costs Kes. 12,500/- whereas the Infinix S2 Pro goes for Kes. 15,999/- ($160).

    Where to Buy From (Jumia)

    1. Infinix Hot S at 12,499/-
    2. Infinix S2 Pro at Kes. 15,999/-

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