Infinix Mobility has finally entered the TV market with the release of the Infinix Smart TV S1. The Hong Kong-based technology company launched the Smart TV Series in Nigeria as they look to compete with other Smart TV makers across the globe. The Infinix TV S1 is available in 43-inch and 55-inch screen size variant. We’ll be reviewing both variant of the Smart TV in this article.
Infinix Smart TV S1 Review
The design of Infinix Smart TV S1 is not new in the world of Smart televisions. Though it features an elegant and well crafted. The design is frameless (which is called bezel less in smartphone) and provides an immersive visual wide viewing experience. The frame and body is made up metal, while the main board cover is as well as the stand is crafted with plastic.
Infinix Smart TV S1 comes with two 10W full-range speakers which will suit all of your desired media contents like Netflix and YouTube and music. The remote control of the TV has a minimalist design to it. This provides a smooth, sleek feel, and easy to hold on your palm comfortably. A Wide Voltage Range was also provided for the Smart TV S1.
This is very useful in areas with unstable voltages or poor power supply of above 264V or below 90V. With this in mind, your are assured that your Infinix Smart TV S1 can operate flawlessly without damage or even malfunction when voltage fluctuates.
The display of both screen variant of Infinix Smart TV S1 is somewhat different. The 43-inch variant features HDR (High Dynamic Range) for standard picture quality. The HDR provides a well detailed, life-like colour and a contrast with a wider range. It also includes 250nits brightness, 5000:1 contrast ratio, 8ms response time and 60Hz frame rate.
The 55-inch variant Smart TV also features HDR but adds in 4K Ultra-HD resolution to its display. This means you’re in for a breathtakingly immersive viewing experience with deeper contrasts and ultra-rich colours. Other display features of the 55-inch are 6.5ms response time, 60Hz refresh rate, 3000:1 contrast ratio and 300nits brightness.
Infinix Lite App
As a Smart TV, it features the Infinix Life App which is available on Google PlayStore allows the Infinix Smart Tv S1 it to interact seamlessly with your Infinix smartphone. The Infinix Lite app on your smartphone features a remote control, cast via Wi-Fi, cast via hotspot, Mirror TV, Mirror phone, Mouse and Wristband.
With just a click, you can mirror/cast your Infinix smartphone display to the Infinix Smart TV. This can be done with the hotspot without out consuming mobile data from your phone. This feature is essential especially when you want to watch a movie you’ve on your phone with friends or family. The bigger display on the Smart TV means everybody can sit comfortably and enjoy the immersive experience.
The mouse in the Infinix Life App can be connected either with hotspot or Wi-Fi. It make use of your Infinix smartphone as an air cursor pointer. For this feature to work effectively, your Infinix phone must be equipped with a gyroscope. The remote in the app can be used to control the Infinix Smart TV S1 if you can’t see or locate the physical remote control. You can adjust the volume, choose apps and perform other functions on your infinix smartphone e-remote.
Infinix Smart TV S1 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Infinix Smart TV S1:
|Details||43S1 (43 inch)||55S1(55 inch)|
|Brightness||250nits typ||300 nits typ|
|Design||Metallic design, full screen||Metallic design, full screen|
|Cast||Hotspot mirroring||Hotspot mirroring|
|Infinix Smart TV||Features|
H 178 / W 178
USB 2.0 Ports available
3 (Support ARC)
|Wireless transmission||Bluetooth, WiFi, WiFi Direct and DLNA &Airplay|
|Front and back cover
|Frameless design, Metal unibody, Black Plastic, Black
|Mobile phone remote control
Hotspot mirror screen
By USB, Internet Auto search, etc
Netflix, YouTube, etc
Other notable key features are Bluetooth 4.0 for easy connection to gaming controllers, earphones and Bluetooth speakers. The 43-inch has a memory of 1GB/8GB while the 55-inch has 1.5GB/8GB.
WHERE TO BUY INFINIX SMART TV S1
In terms of pricing, the 43-inch Infinix Smart TV S1 price in Nigeria is around N93,000 while the price for the 55- inch Infinix Smart TV S1 price in Nigeria goes for about N152,000 on Xpark Nigeria online store. At the time of writing this article, shipping is free for both TVs while the store is giving a N5,000 discount coupon. The Infinix Smart TV S1 is available in all major electronic shops across the country.