Lagos, Nigeria, October 30, 2020 – Infinix unveiled the new Note 8 series today and it exudes sleekness and power. The premium online-driven smartphone brand, Infinix, has once again outdone themselves with an excellent all-round smartphone model that is targeted at the mid-to-high end market segment.
Infinix’s new flagship model comes with a high-performance MediaTek Helio G80 processor, the biggest dual front
camera screen, 64M Ultra HD 6 cameras and a fast charging, massive 5200mAh battery. It’s an ultra-sleek, ultra-fast
and ultra-long-lasting smartphone.
An Image of the newly released powerhouse – Infinix NOTE 8
The new Note 8 comes in 3 attractive color designs such as, silver, green, and blue with subtle patterns in the
reflective glass, all at a favorable price range of ₦90,400.
Excellent all-round performance
The high-performance MediaTek Helio G80 processor with MediaTek HyperEngine Game Technology powering the new Note 8 makes it incredibly fast and ensures that the phone provides a comprehensive strong and smooth all-round performance.
The MediaTek HyperEngine Game Technology ensures your smartphone always keeps up with you. It features an
intelligent resource management engine that ensures sustained performance and longer gameplay. It also helps with
dynamic management of CPU, GPU, and memory and can easily handle demanding game scenes as well as intense
Ensuring that users enjoy an uninterrupted performance while on the go is the Note 8’s new fast charging, massive
5200mAh battery with super long endurance. This battery coupled with power marathon tech embedded in the device will keep the phone going for hours on end. For avid gamers, this will ensure users that they can have long hours of gameplay without flinching. For the successful business person or entrepreneur, the Note 8 provides crucial
connectivity on the go, ensuring easy access to essential functions like email, office-related apps, video conferencing
apps and more.
To address heat issues while charging your phones, the new Note has dual engines technology. This keeps the Note 8
cool, reducing the heat by 8 degrees while charging.
Bringing visual experience to a whole new level
One of the key highlights of the Note 8 is that it features the biggest dual front camera screen in the industry with dual super tiny camera punch hole – allowing the display to wrap around the punch hole and be less of an obstruction during media consumption.
To broaden users’ horizon, the phone uses a super-wide 6.95" Dual Infinity-O Display. The precise cutting of the punch ensures that the camera remains clear of any blockages and does not suffer from a degradation of the picture quality.
To complete users’ audio visual experience, the Note 8 comes with dual surround speakers supported by the DTS
audio enhancement technology and 4 modes that deliver immersive musical experiences. This will allow users to level up the sound effect to better enjoy the audio experiences while watching their favorite movies or listening to music or gaming.
Making super stable videos easy
To meet the exacting demands of mobile phone users in this era of phoneography, Infinix has made continuous efforts to improve the camera functions of its smartphones. The new Note 8 comes equipped with a top of the line set of high definition cameras – 64MP Ultra HD 6 Cameras – that will allow users to capture every important moment in incredible detail, with crystal clear clarity and lifelike beauty.
In today’s world of TikTok and vlogging, there is a huge demand on smartphone makers to create smartphones with
cameras that can produce professional quality videos on the go. After intense testing and evaluation by Infinix’s
development team, Vidhance’s video enhancement solution was chosen, as it provided top quality video stabilization
software. This was successfully implemented in the Note 7 which garnered positive reviews.
For uncompromising quality when it comes to video performance and stabilization, the Note 8 will also have leading
video-enhancement algorithms from Vidhance®. This will guarantee stability and clarity of videos when using the Note 8.
Should users decide on making a dramatic slow motion video, the phone’s Slow Motion Capture will capture every
frame of the action without missing a detail.
Infinix has also found a solution to combat insufficient light situations that plague users when shooting videos. After
spending more than 180 days and nights of unremitting research and development to address this issue, Note 8’s
product design team were able to create the Ultra Night Mode 2.0 which delivers uncompromising results under low
An exquisite design
The physical allure of phones will definitely bring in admirers and one’s phone might just be as important to one’s
personal style as the clothes on their back. The new Note 8 has a sleek design with GEM CUT that is both trendy and
classy. The exquisite design pattern of the phone is filled with alluring gradient lines that collect and reflect the rays of light in a very appealing way.
Comfort is certainly not compromised in place of looks on this device, as the Note 8 gives you a more comfortable grip than you ever expected.
“We are committed to developing cutting-edge products that will become the industry benchmark, so we are very proud to launch Note 8 to global markets. Our latest flagship Note smartphone has been designed and developed with current and future everyday challenges in mind. The latest in our Note series combines Infinix’s technological
innovation strength with our deep insights into our target consumers’ real needs to deliver an overall enhanced
experience in terms of looks, power and endurance. The Note 8 is ideal for elite users who are used to the elite
lifestyle and all that it offers,” said Amos Zhao, Infinix country manager.
NOTE 8 special edition
Infinix is also releasing a special limited edition of the Infinix NOTE 8 alongside its primal and LITE version. The NOTE 8 special edition is signed by Afro pop super star and Infinix brand ambassador – David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido.
The available stock for the special, Davido-signed NOTE 8 edition is limited. However, interested shoppers can get one for themselves at exclusive SLOT outlets nationwide. You can also get the limited Davido-signed edition on SLOT’s online store at http://slot.ng/infinix/.
Note 8 will be available across all authorized retail stores nationwide. The product will also be available on online
stores like Xpark.com and Jumia. The primal version of the NOTE 8 comes with 128+6GB storage capacity and is sold for ₦90,400. The 128+6GB variant of the NOTE 8i is sold for 78,100 while the 128+4GB and 64+4GB variants of the NOTE 8i will be sold for ₦73,300 and ₦65700 respectively.
For more information about Note 8, please visit https://www.infinixmobility.com/ng or follow Infinix on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram @Infinixnigeria.
Specifications of the Note 8 & Note 8i:
Launched in 2013 and targeting the young generations, Infinix Mobile is a premium online-driven smartphone brand.
With “THE FUTURE IS NOW” as the brand essence, Infinix aims to allow consumers to stand out in the crowd and to show the world who they really are. Infinix is committed to providing the most cutting-edge technologies, bold and stylish designs, keeping consumers on trend and up-to-date. Infinix’s portfolio spans five product lines – ZERO, NOTE, HOT, S, and SMART; empowering users to own innovative technologies and experience intelligent lifestyles! Infinix has a presence in more than 30 countries around the world, covering Africa, Latin America, the Middle East, Southeast Asia and South Asia. For more information, please visit: http://www.infinixmobility.com/ng.
TECNO Stormed Computer Village with BBNaija’s OZO to Wrap up its Black Friday Sales Activities
The month of November is always known for its intense sales activities because the best deals of the year come
during the Black Friday Period. For TECNO, Africa Number One mobile brand, it was the time to reward its
customers with massive discounts and various gift items while also unveiling some of its new devices.
The brand in collaboration with SLOT stormed computer village as part of the events to wrap up its black Friday
sale activities, hosted BBNaija’s Ozoemena Chukwu to a hangout at SLOT Ikeja.
Fans and customers had a fun time interacting with the handsome celebrity while enjoying discount offers on
TECNO devices. Different deals and gift items were up for grabs as customers who made purchases at the store
enjoyed 50% discounts on Spark 5, Camon 16 Series and 100% cashback on the Spark 5 Pro.
The major highlight of the event was the presentation prizes to lucky winners. Customers who participated in
the spin the wheel game won gifts items such as Bluetooth Speaker; Power Bank and kettle while those who
participated in the Scratch and Win Promo won for themselves different deals ranging from 50% to 100%
TECNO also introduced two latest devices-the Spark GO 2020-powered by Google Android 10 Go Edition and a
TECNO POVA. POVA means ‘Powering Optimal Value and Ambitions’ is a rebrand of the popular battery series
formerly known as Pouvoir was inspired by the zeal to deliver budget-friendly smartphones with superior
The first of its kind 6.8-inch TECNO POVA, is powered by Mediatek Helio G80 octa-core processor and hyper-
engine game technology that transforms gameplay experience giving ultimate stability and a high refresh rate.
Additionally, users will benefit from the “Game Space,” “Game Mode,” and “Game Assistant 2.0” features,
allowing them to switch to the “do not disturb” function, a much-anticipated experience all gamers will
The TECNO POVA is also equipped with a power-packed multitasking effect ramped up by 6GB RAM and 128GB
of internal memory. The device also has a 6000mAh super big battery, 18W Dual IC Flash charger, a standby
time of 30 days and the ability to play music for 8 days straight, on just a single charge. It’s the perfect
smartphone offering a way to worry less about low battery.
The new devices are available for purchase this November and for the rest of November, customers will enjoy
amazing discounts, instant and mega prizes on TECNO devices.
5 Tools You Need To Protect Your Privacy Online
The purpose of protecting privacy is to reduce the power governments and private sector companies have over you. Therefore, it is recommended that you safeguard your information with the right internet privacy tools even when you believe “you have nothing to hide.”
It appears that the word ‘privacy’ is now being trivialized because most search engines and internet service providers (ISPs) now collect and sell user data. On the grounds of this, the need for internet privacy protection products and services became crucial.
Albeit, there are several options available across the web, such as Nigeria VPN, Password manager, encrypted DNS, encrypted hard drive, privacy-focused web browser, among others, All these shall be discussed vividly in subsequent paragraphs.
1. Virtual Private Networks (VPN)
VPN serves as a shield because it protects your location from being disclosed, and it hides the websites you have visited. Basically, your internet traffic is directed through a secured server. Keep in mind that not all VPNs are the same. There is a wide range of free VPN’s apps but it is advisable to go for a service that charges a monthly fee due to the fact that it is more reliable. Examples of trustworthy services are ExpressVPN and Private Internet Access VPN. Sadly, this doesn’t automatically mean that all your online activities are private.
2. A password manager.
This is a broad area because it encompasses password strength, password management, and password storage. People make common errors (such as using their date of birth or phone number) to formulate computer passwords, thereby making their information vulnerable to hacking. You need to start using strong, unique passwords for every site you visit. Many people store passwords in the web browser and this is risky. You would be better off using a dedicated password manager.
Here are examples of good password managers; KeePass, LessPass, Bitwarden, Dashlane and 1Password. You can also set up 2-factor authentication for every important website and service you use.
3. An Encrypted DNS (domain name system) links URLs with their IP address. Encrypting DNS helps improve user privacy and scrutiny. It is important that you change your DNS settings from time to time to prevent your information from being breached and sold to advertisers. On that account, using a privacy-focused DNS like 220.127.116.11 could help. The DNS, which Cloudflare owns, employs encryption to protect your internet traffic.
4. An encrypted hard drive
Putting a password on the computer’s hard-drive is also a step to protect a user from a data bridge. The computer’s data becomes inaccessible to a criminal when the hard drive is taken out. Without your password, they wouldn’t be able to gain entry. The encryption process can vary between systems and devices. If you use a Mac, you’ll simply want to enable FileVault protection on it, which encrypts the hard drive. Windows PC users should consider downloading an open-source application such as DiskCryptor app to encrypt their computers.
5. A privacy-focused web browser
Not all browsers are not fully secured but some assist you to maintain your anonymity and surf the web securely. Google is not your friend if you’re bothered about your privacy online and you might need to look out for other secure options.
‘Brave’ is said to be an excellent browser as it is based on the open-source Chromium project. Your browsing data are not stored or collected. It automatically blocks trackers, and even automatically upgrades to HTTPS for secure, encrypted communications. You can also get it on your mobile phones. There are also other options as well such as Apple’s privacy-focused Safari web browser, Opera, and Firefox. Some browsers also offer ad blockers.
First celebrity Limited Edition Smartphone in Sub Sahara Africa: Davido Special Edition of Infinix NOTE 8
Over the last few weeks, Infinix has floated its candy before the eyes of tech enthusiast intensifying their craving for the soon to be released device. Through several social media posts, Infinix has hinted on the imminent release of the NOTE 8 and we all can’t wait for the device to hit the shelves.
Although the proposed date for the launch in its initial teaser videos and banners have passed without
any launch, we have reasons to believe that the launch will take place sometimes this month.
However, here’s a more interesting news. Infinix is set to be the first smart phone company in sub Sahara Africa to launch a limited edition device with a celebrity. A special edition of the NOTE 8 will be released alongside the primal version of the NOTE 8 and the NOTE 8i. The special edition is signed by Infinix’s brand ambassador David Adeleke, popularly known as Davido.
The available stock for the special Davido-signed edition is limited. However, interested shoppers can
get one for themselves at exclusive SLOT outlets nationwide and on their website Here. Exciting free
gifts are also available if you’re among the lucky few to buy this device while stocks last.
The Infinix NOTE 8 is targeted at the mid-to-high-end market segment and it comes with several
interesting features. The device on-boards a super-fast processor – the MediaTek Helio G80
processor, which supports ultra-fast gaming speed, stable graphics in-game, easy multi-tasking as
well as an all-round optimal performance.
The device also sports six cameras in total. It comes with a dual selfie camera which is cut out from its
super-wide 6.95inches screen. On the back, the NOTE 8 crams a 64MP super night shot camera for
amazing night shot photographs and other photography needs.
Many of Infinix loyalists and smartphone enthusiasts are already clearing their carts and lining up in
preparation for the launch of the Infinix NOTE 8. Now that there’s a special Davido edition in sight, the
queue might just be doubling up.
To stay ahead of interested shoppers and ensure that you’re one of the first to get your hands on this
special edition of the NOTE 8, follow Infinix on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @Infinixnigeria.
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