No doubt, Tecno and Infinix are two brands by Transsion Holdings that have made great impact in the smartphone space, in Nigeria and Africa at large. This article focuses on Tecno Pouvoir 4 vs. Infinix Hot 9. With the release of Tecno Pouvoir 4 in June 2020 and Infinix Hot 9 in April of same year, it is of relevance to identify the unique features and specifications that tell these two really cool mid-range devices apart. This comparison will also be useful if you’re checking these phones out, to guide your purchase decision.
Tecno Pouvoir 4 and Infinix Hot 9 are powered by Mediatek Helio A22 and Helio A25 SoCs respectively. Also, the camera setup on both smartphones captures averagely good photos.. These features are not really bad for low-end to mid-range smartphones since they pretty much handle processes as required by average consumers.
Tecno Pouvoir 4 vs. Infinix Hot 9 features compared
Tecno Pouvoir 4 packs a huge 7-inch IPS LCD display, with a screen resolution of 720×1640 pixels. Infinix Hot 9 on the other hand has a display resolution of 720×1600 pixels and a 6.6-inch IPS LCD capacitive touch screen. The display size should be able to serve whatever purpose you need either of the devices for- be it for streaming videos, gaming, etc.
The Infinix Hot 9 has a quad back camera setup that consists of a 13-Megapixel primary camera; 2-megapixel depth sensor, another 2-megapixel macro camera, and a low light sensor. The rear cameras has features like- beauty mode, bokeh effect, and panorama. The front camera on the Hot 9 is an 8-megapixel sensor.
Tecno Pouvoir 4 also packs a quad rear camera setup like the Hot 9. It’s got a 13-megapixel primary lens (f/1.8 aperture, 8X zooming function and 77 degree shooting angle); 2 MP macro sensor and another 2 MP depth sensor. Its front camera features an 8-megapixel sensor of f/2.0 aperture that has the ability to capture environmental light, and an 81 degree selfie angle. It also boasts of an updated bokeh effect, a 4cm macro photography element for close-up shots, and a quad and rear camera flash that is effective in low-light environment.
RAM and Storage:
Infinix Hot 9 has 4GB RAM, and 64GB ROM (storage space). You’re not exactly limited to only its built-in 64GB storage though, as it is expandable up to 256GB using a Micro SDcard in its dedicated card slot.
Tecno Pouvoir 4 on its aspect packs 3GB RAM, and 32GB internal storage. Depending on your storage requirements, both smartphones provide enough storage solution for your files and documents. And if that’s not enough, you can always install an external SDcard as backup storage.
Processor and OS:
Tecno Pouvoir 4 is powered by quad-core MediaTek Helio A22 processor, and PowerVR GE8320 GPU. Whereas Infinix Hot 9 packs a slightly higher Mediatek Helio A25 So,. But based on same PowerVR GE8320 as the Pouvoir 4.
Both Infinix Hot 9 and Tecno Pouvoir 4 come pre-installed with their brands custom built UIs, based on Android 10 Q. That is, XOS 6.0 and HIOS 6.1, respectively.
Pouvoir 4 boasts of a huge 6000mAh non-removable battery that can last for four days (as advertised). It also has the enormous advantage of 516 minutes of video time, 792 minutes of movie time, and 638 minutes of gaming time. The phone built to support 18W fast charging, that enables it to charge very fast in short periods.
Infinix Hot 9 is powered by a 5000mAh non-removable Li-ion battery, which is almost as good. Generally speaking, the battery capacity of both phones should be able to serve your needs, depending on your usage. Even for the purpose of gaming (although the processors are not strong enough for hardcore gaming).
Infinix Hot 9 is priced at ₦53,800 Naira ($138.66 USD) while Tecno Pouvoir 4 costs about ₦54,750 naira ($141.11 USD).
Summary of features
The Transsion brands are known for making very affordable low-end to mid-range phones, with really cool features; sleek and flashy designs which are very attractive to consumers. This comparison between Infinix Hot 9 and Tecno Pouvoir outlines the features that make each device standout. And to help shape your purchase decision, if you’ve narrowed your options down to those two.
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