Comparing Infinix Hot S and Tecno Camon C9

Just like the competition in the telecom industry in the country, Chinese smartphone producers can't just stop hitting each other back to back. No one wants to be overtaken, no one want to loose its customers in the business. We can easily notice this between Chinese phone makers like Tecno, Infinix, (mainly); then Gionee, innjoo, iTel and the rest.

We can recall that Tecno recently unveiled a new device which is codenamed Tecno Camon C9 and surprisingly, Infinix responded back with the release of Infinix Hot S which offers almost the same specs and features as its Tecno counterpart but very few differences.

In this post, i will outline the similarities and differences between this two wonderful smartphones. It will be a good guide for you to make a better decision on which one would fit your style appropriately.

The two devices are powered by octa-core Mediatek MT6753 processors clocked at 1.3 GHz and both uses a Mali-T720 graphics processors. Both phones are compatible with 4G LTE network and in terms of storage and memory, they feature the same 2GB of RAM and 16 GB internal storage. Interestingly, they have the same 3,000 mAh batteries capacity and both are Chinese phones.

When talking about the differences, the first difference you would notice is their appearance. The two devices doesn't look alike in body build and physical appearance. Then in terms of screen size, Camon C9 is slightly bigger with a 5.5-inch display while the Hot S has a 5.2-inch display. Also, the Camon C9 has an iris scanner, while Hot S has a fingerprint scanner.
Infinix Hot S is priced at N45,500 while Tecno C9 is priced at N54,999. Tecno C9 comes with a T-Band while Infinix Hot S

Compare Infinix Hot S and Tecno Camon C9

Infinix Hot S
Display: 5.2 inches, 424 PPI
Main Camera: 13 megapixel autofocus camera with dual LED flash
1.3 GHz octa-core Mediatek MT6753
Graphics Processor: Mali-T720
Android 6 Marshmallow + XOS
AnTuTu: 38,036

GeekBench 3: 635 Single-Core, 2,975 Multi-Core

Quadrant: 23,190

TECNO Camon C9

Display: 5.5 inches, 400 PPI.
Main Camera: 13 megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash
1.5 GHz octa-core Mediatek MT6753
Graphics Processor: Mali-T720
Android 6 Marshmallow + HiOS v1.0
AnTuTu: 38,767
GeekBench 3: 630 Single-Core; 2,949 Multi-Core
Quadrant: 22,291


You can see from the above table that these devices almost packs the same specs and features. This is exactly what is called real competition. The "comparison between Tecno Camon C9 and Infinix Hot S" indicates there are no much differences between the two devices but their prices doesn't agree with that as the Camon C9 costs more than the Hot S at the moment.  


  1. thanks for sharing, a cool insight, seems i be going for the infinix hot s

  2. It seems the Hot S was released to take on the Camon C9 specifically,but am inclined to choosing the C9 as a preferred choice