Infinix S5, also know as infinix Hot S5 is the successor to infinix S4. It is the latest in the infinix S-series of smart phones with stylish design and improvements over its predecessors.
Infinix S5 comes with a punch hole 6.66 inch display. A four camera setup with quad-led flash at the back and a single front camera. It is powered by a meditek Helio P22 SoC processor with 4GB RAM and 64GB expandable storage.
Infinix S5 Key Specs and Features
- 6.6-inch IPS Display, 720 x 1600 pixels (266 ppi)
- Android 9.0 (Pie), XOS 5.0
- Octa-core Mediatek MT6761 Helio P22
- 6GB RAM
- 64GB / 128GB built-in Storage and supports memory card up to 256GB
- 16MP + 5MP +2MP +2MP Quad Rear Camera
- 32MP Front Camera
- 4G LTE
- Fingerprint Sensor (Rear)
- 4000 mAh non-removable Li-Po Battery
Infinix S5 Design and Display
The Infinix S5 has a design that is going to have you take a second look. You probably might confuse the S5 for a smartphone from another brand. This without doubt goes to say Infinix went beyond the norm.
The handset beautiful design is a product of Infinix’s move to making their smartphones fit into the current trend of smartphones with chic and classy design.
There isn’t much to say about comparison between Infinix Hot S5 and it’s predecessor the Infinix Hot S4, as both do not actually look alike. The Infinix Hot S5 features a fresh design and it look quite bigger.
The smartphone features a premium plastic build. There is plastic on the rear as well as on the frame. Located on the rear of this device, is the camera module, a camera flash, a fingerprint sensor, and the Infinix branding.
Let’s flip the Infinix S5 to get a front view, we are presented with its main feature, which is a 6.6-inch hole-punch IPS LCD display, with a screen resolution of 720 x 1600 and a screen density of 266 PPI. Though the top bezel has been shrunk to the barest minimum, there is still a noticeable amount of bezel below the display.
The Infinix Hot S5 comes in 3 color variants, they are; Quetzal Cyan, Violet, Nebula Black. So, if you are to purchase the smartphone, you would have the option of having a smartphone with any of these three colors.
Infinix S5 packs in impressive camera hardware. The camera hardware on this device may not appear chic or classy in the midst of other top smartphones, but the affordable nature of the S8 makes these cameras stellar for the price.
Unlike the S4 its predecessor, the Infinix S5 comes packed with a quad-camera system on the rear. This Quad camera system on the rear is home to 16MP primary camera with an aperture of F/1.8, a 5MP ultra-wide camera, a 2MP depth sensor, and a 2MP macro lens.
With this rear camera setup, you would be able to take photos in HDR, Panorama mode, shoot 1080p videos with frame rates maxed at 30fps and do lots more.
For the front camera, the Infinix S5 features a 32MP selfies camera. Due to the fact that there isn’t enough space for a selfie flash, the Infinix Hot S5 relies on extreme screen brightness to light up photos taken in the dark.
Infinix S5 Hardware and Software
The best description for the hardware can be referred to as standard. Hardware setup for the S5 is kind of that you can use to describe a smartphone that can perform a lot of more than basic tasks, without glitches.
The Infinix Hot S5 features an Octa-core Mediatek MT6761 Helio P22 processor clocked at 2.0 GHz.
It also features a 6GB RAM with option of 64GB or 128GB of internal storage. Still not satisfied with the memory? The phone supports up to 256GB for Micro-SD expansion.
The smartphone is powered by a non-removable 4000mAh Li-Po battery. Please note that the S5 doesn’t support fast charge.
For the Operating system, the Infinix S5 runs Infinix’s XOS 5.0 on top of the Android 9.0 (Pie) OS. There is no official report on the Android 10 update from Infinix when this article was written.
The Infinx S5 features a 3.5mm headphone jack, a Micro-USB port (USB 2.0), dual-band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 5.0. It also has support for 4G LTE connectivity.
Infinix S5 Price and Availability
Infinix S5 price in Nigeria starts at 53,000 Naira for the 64GB model and 62,500 Naira for the 128GB model. You can buy the smartphone at online stores and phone stores near you.
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Infinix S5 Specifications
Here are a few specs of the Infinix Hot S5:
- Platform: Android 9 (Pie), XOS 5.0
- Processor: Octa-core Mediatek MT6761 Helio P22, 1.3GHz (12nm)
- GPU: PowerVR GE8320
- Memory: 6GB RAM
- Colours: Quetzal Cyan, Violet, Nebula Black
- Dimension: 164 x 76 x 7.9 mm
- Weight: 178g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM
- SIM Count: Dual SIM
- Display: 6.6-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1600 pixels (266 ppi)
- Screen Protection:
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 16MP (wide) F/1.8 + 5MP (Ultra-Wide) + 2MP (Depth Sensor) + 2MP ( Macro Lens) Camera
- Rear Camera Features: panorama, HDR, 1080 @ 30fps
- Front Camera: 32MP Camera, 720P @ 30fps
- Built-in Storage: 64GB / 128GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB microSD
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
- 2G CDMA 1X: –
- 3G WCDMA: Yes
- 3G CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), (900), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500), 7(800)
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
- NFC: No
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: Yes, Micro-USB (USB 2.0)
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: Yes
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: –
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes ( Rear Mounted)
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: Yes
- Water Resistant: No
- Dust Resistant: No
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: 4000 mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: –