Infinix Note 4 is the direct predecessor of Infinix’s flagship bearer, Infinix Note 5. The device was released in 2017 and as of the time of release, the phone was a high-end smartphone and it still is up till date. The smart phone comes with a powerful battery, large display, large RAM and many more. The device does not run Android 8.0 Oreo due to its release time.
Infinix Note 4 Review
Infinix Note 4 took the flagship bearer status from Note 3 in August 2017. The smartphone was the flagship bearer fir Infinix Mobility, for a good number of months, before Note 5 took the status from it. Although this phone was released over a year ago, it still has a good position in the current smartphone market.
Infinix Note 4 was released as a 4G-supported smartphone. The smart device works perfectly with 4G networks of all telecommunication companies having infrastructures for networks of this generation. The smart device uses micro SIM cards, and it is very important that the SIM card it uses has support for 4G networks. Apart from having support for 4G networks, the smartphone has support for mobile networks that fall in the second generation.
Infinix Note 4 is a large device and comes with a large display. The smartphone comes with a display that is 5.70 inches is size. At the time of its release, high-end smartphones majorly had displays of 5.50 inches. The 5.70 inches display featured by Note 4 has a very high resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. This resolution furthermore leaves the display with a pixel density of 387 pixels per inch.
It has already been stated that Infinix Note 4 is a large phone. Giving a better picture of how large this phone is, the smart device has a length of 159.00 mm. The width of the smartphone is 78.80 mm which is no doubt a small width for an Android phone user. This phone comes in three colours which are ice blue, champagne gold, and milan black.
The operating system run by Infinix Note 4 is not the norm of 2018. The smart device runs Android 7.0 Nougat, not Android 8.0 Oreo which is the norm in the current smartphone market. The operating system of the phone is a cool operating, and it has beaten many other mobile OS, to be the best mobile operating system. The OS has nice feature and improvements, compared to older versions of Android.
Infinix Note 4 is championed by a MediaTek chipset. Without a chipset, the hardware of the phone will be dormant and the phone would not come alive. The MediaTek in the phone is what brings the phone to life. This MediaTek chipset is the MediaTek MT6753 chipset. The chipset is a quad-core chipset with processors operating at 1.30 GHz. 1.30 GHz is not a poor operating speed as a 2018 Android smartphone is expected to process at a speed not lower than 1.30 GHz.
Infinix Note 4 has an internal storage like every other Android smartphone. The device has an internal storage that has a capacity of 32 GB. This operating system of this phone is housed on the internal storage phone of the phone. In other words, a user should expect the total free space of the internal storage to be less than 32 GB. Apart from the internal 32 GB storage of the smartphone, an additional 128 GB of storage space can be provided to the phone.
The cameras featured by Infinix Note 4 are very nice cameras. These cameras are not regular cameras found in regular Android phones, they are rather special cameras. The front camera of the phone is an 8 MP camera which has loads of enhancements. The rear camera of the phone is a 13 MP camera which also has its enhancements. The front and rear cameras of this phone work with LED flashes.
One of the interesting things about Infinix Note 4 is its battery. The smartphone comes with a very powerful battery. With such a powerful battery, the user of this device will have no need to charge the phone as they would have if the device battery is not as powerful as it is. The battery that powers this phone, is a 4300 mAh battery which is also a Li-Ion battery.
Key Specs and Features
- Display: 5.70 inches; high-definition (HD) in-plane switching (IPS) LCD; 1080 x 1920 pixels; 387 ppi
- Storage: 32 GB, expandable up to 128 GB
- RAM: 3 GB SD-RAM
- OS: Android 7.0 (Nougat)
- Cameras: 8 MP front camera; 13 MP rear camera
- Battery: 4300 mAh
- Chipset: MediaTek MT6753; quad-core; 1.30 GHz
- Fingerprint Scanner: No
The display is one of the most important things about smartphones as it adds to the smart phone’s beauty, apart from giving them more capabilities. The display of Infinix Note 4 is a nice one, not only in terms of size, but also in terms of type. Note 4’s display belongs to the in-plane switching family. Compared to their TFT counterpart, IPS displays give out excellent graphics.
The display of Infinix Note 4 is 5.70 inches in size. This display size is not too bad for a high-end smartphone. As of the time of the release of this device, it displays was well over the standard for high-end smartphones. The display of the smart device is calculated to have a pixel density of 387 pixels per inch. This high pixel density can be attributed to the 1080 x 1920 pixels resolution of the smart device.
Infinix Note 4 which is about a year old, in the phone market, was released during a period when 4G had just started blazing. As a result of this, the smartphone was made to support 4G networks. With support for mobile networks that belong to this generation, users of this smartphone can access the internet at speeds up to 30 MB/S. In other words, it will be possible to download a movie that will have ordinarily taken over 2 minutes, in under 15 seconds.
To use a 4G network, a user will require to insert a micro SD card into their smartphone. However, not just any micro SIM card will make it possible for the phone to use a 4G network, only SIM cards that support 4G will make this possible. Unlike the majority of smartphones that come with support for 2G, 3G and 4G networks, Note 4 has support for only 2G and 4G networks.
Just like a majority of Infinix Mobility’s smartphones Infinix Note 4 is championed by a chipset produced by MediaTek. MediaTek has consistently ranked as the second-best smartphone chipset maker in the world. This chipset manufacturer has been in the industry for a long time, and they have gained remarkable experience that makes it very challenging for many other manufacturers to compete significantly with them.
The chipset that champions Infinix Note 4 is known as MediaTek MT6753. A smartphone user who is well familiar with the industry will know this chipset is commonly used by smartphone manufacturers. The chipset’s popularity is due to its quality and affordability. This chipset is a quad-core chipset. In simpler terms, the chipset is made up of four processors. The processors of this chipset can all process at speeds up to 1.40 GHz.
Random access memory is a very important component of a computing system. This memory is what processors use to store data and instructions. Without a random access memory (RAM), it will be impossible for a computing system to operate. This type of memory are not the regular SD cards we insert into our phone, they are rather special memories. In addition, they are memory optimized for random access by processors.
The random access memory used by Infinix Note 4 has a capacity of 3 GB. 3 GB is the standard capacity for 2018 high-end smartphones. With a random access memory of this capacity, users of this smartphone will enjoy seamless operation from the smartphone. The user will also enjoy a seamless operation even if they are running multiple heavy apps at the same time.
Like some high-end smartphones, especially those that were released in 2017, Infinix Note 4 does not score well in the aspect of the operating system. The smartphone does not score well in this aspect because it runs Android 7.0 Nougat. Android 7.0 Nougat is not expected from a high-end smartphone, considering that 8.0 Oreo and 9.0 Pie have been released by Google. To make things worse, the smartphone is not an Android One phone which means it can not receive OS upgrade from Google.
Quite a lot has been said about why Infinix Note 4 does not score well in the OS aspect. It is, however, time to change that. Although Android 8.0 Oreo or 9.0 Pie is expected from Infinix Note 4, this does not mean Android 7.0 Nougat is a poor OS. Rather than being a poor OS, Android 7.0 Nougat is a nice operating. In addition, the operating is one of the best mobile operating system available in the market.
In the early days of the Android operating system, the standard size of internal storage of a high-end Android phone was 2 GB. In a few years, this standard increased to 4 GB. The standard increased continuously, and it is currently 32 GB. Interestingly, Infinix Note 4 comes a 32 GB internal storage, meeting up to its expectation, in the aspect of internal storage size.
The operating system (OS) run by Infinix Note 4 is housed in the internal storage of the smartphone. In other words, the total free space of this smartphone will be less than 32 GB. The Android 7.0 Nougat operating system of this phone takes some gigabytes of storage space. Just like the operating system, there are also some pre-installed apps on this phone that take up some storage space of this phone.
It is very common for smartphone users to try provide more storage for their smartphone. A user of Infinix Note 4 can always provide more storage space to their smartphone if they desire. To provide additional storage space to Note 4, a micro SD card not more than 128 GB should be inserted into the smartphone. Putting in other words, while Note 4 comes out of the box with a 32 GB of storage space, it is possible for the phone to have 168 GB of storage space (32 GB internal storage + 128 GB micro SD card).
Infinix Note 4 Full Specs and Features
- Announcement Status: Announced
- Announcement: N/A
- Release Status: Released
- Release: August 2017
- 2G: Yes, GSM (850/900/1800/1900)
- 3G: No
- 4G: Yes, LTE
- Count: Dual SIM
- Type: Micro SIM
- Dimension: 159.00 x 78.80 x 8.40 mm
- Weight: N/A
- Thickness: 8.40 mm
- Colours: Ice Blue, Champagne Gold, Milan Black
- Case Type: N/A
- Size: 5.70 inches
- Type: high-definition (HD) in-plane switching (IPS) LCD
- Resolution: 1080 x 1920 pixels
- Pixel Density: 387 pixels per inch (ppi)
- Size: 3 GB
- Type: SD-RAM
- Manufacturer: MediaTek
- Model: MT6753
- Cores: 4 cores (quad-core)
- Speed: 1.40 GHz
- Type: Android
- Version: 7.0 (Nougat)
- Edition: N/A
- Size: 32 GB
- Expansion Support: Yes
- Expansion Limit: 128 GB
- Total: 2 cameras
- Front Camera: 8 MP
- Rear Camera: 13 MP
- Front LED Flash: Yes
- Rear LED Flash: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: No
- Position: N/A
- GPU: Mali
- Speed: N/A
- Wi-Fi (Mobile Hotspot)
- Proximity Sensor
- Light Sensor
- Type: Li-Ion
- Capacity: 4300 mAh
- Rapid-charge system: Yes
Infinix Note 4 Price in Nigeria
Infinix Note 4 price in Nigeria ranges from 55,000 Naira to 65,000 Naira and is available for purchase on Jumia, Konga, Slot and other e-commerce stores in Nigeria. It is also available for purchase in Infinix retail stores nationwide.