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This comparison was written after analyzing their features as well as evaluating hands-on video review/s by trustworthy reviewer/s.
Here we are comparing the Infinix Hot 30 4/128 GB model and the Infinix Hot 30i 8/128 GB model which are both priced at ৳14,999 in Bangladesh. So, let us have a quick overview of their specs sheet first:
|Infinix Hot 30||Infinix Hot 30i|
|Punch-hole design||Waterdrop notch design|
|6.78 inches Full HD+ display||6.56 inches HD+ display|
|90Hz refresh rate||60Hz standard refresh rate|
|50MP back camera with 2K recording||13MP back camera|
|8 MP front camera||8 MP front camera|
|5000 mAh battery, 33W charging||5000 mAh battery, 18W charging|
|Android 13||Android 12|
|MediaTek Helio G88 chipset||Unisoc T606 chipset|
|Stereo speakers, 24-bit/192kHz audio||Regular audio|
Design and Display
Hot 30 is a clear winner when it comes to both design and display. It offers you a more elegant-looking center punch-hole screen and overall a better look. It also has a Full HD display with a 90Hz refresh rate which clearly beats Hot 30i’s HD+ display with a 60Hz refresh rate.
The camera of Hot 30 captures better shots and it also comes with a better video recording quality for the back camera.
If you compare the Helio G88 chipset of Infinix Hot 30 with the Unisoc T606 chipset of Hot 30i, the Hot 30 is way ahead in terms of performance. Helio G88 is getting an Antutu benchmark of 206372 and the T606 from Unisoc gets 157694. Helio G88 has a 30.87% higher benchmark score which is huge. Ok, the Hot 30 comes with 4 GB RAM and the 30i is offering 8 GB RAM, but the chipset makes a greater difference here and the Hot 30 is ahead in terms of performance even with 4 GB inferior RAM.
Then the Hot 30 comes with Android 13 and the 30i has Android 12. So, Hot 30 stays ahead very much here as well. It is also offering a faster 33W charger.
The Hot 30 offers better audio quality than the 30i.
Overall, The Infinix Hot 30 wins the battle. It only stays behind it terms of the size of the RAM.