Android One expands to African countries with the launch of Infinix Hot 2 smartphone.

Android One program after debut in Asian countries is now expanded to African countries as the search engine giant has partnered with Infinix to come up with Infinix Hot 2 Android One phone.Infinix Hot 2 X510 - Android One Africa

The Infinix Hot 2 phone will be available in Egypt, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Morocco, Nigeria and Ghana. Unlike first generation of Android One phones, the Android One Africa's first handset is with 5 inch HD IPS display and has decent mid-range specifications of the device.

Infinix Hot 2 Specifications

Display: 5-inch 1280x720 touchscreen HD IPS display
SoC:1.3 GHz Quad-Core MediaTek processor
GPU: -
Software: Android 5.1.1 Lollipop OS
Dual SIM: Yes
Main Camera: 8 MP rear camera with LED Flash
Front Camera: 2 MP front facing camera
Storage: 16 GB Internal + Micro SD card slot support up to 32 GB
Connectivity: 3G HSPA+, Bluetooth, WiFi tether, WiFi
Battery: 2200 mAh Li-ion battery
aGPS, FM Radio, 3.5 mm audio jack

What We Liked

  • Good internal storage
  • Promised software update for a limited period

Price, Availability

Infinix Hot 2 is priced at N17,500 [US $ 87] for the 1 GB variant and N19,500[US $98] for the 2 GB version in Nigeria. It will be sold in Blue, Red, Black and White color options.

Google Africa also teased video showing up the newest Android One Africa handset -