Infinix S5 is a feature-rich yet pocket-friendly device

2019 would be remembered for various reasons and one of it will be smartphone technology development. While doing the business, brands have enhanced various aspects of the smartphone making for smartness and convenience. With Infinix S5, Hong Kong based smartphone maker, Infinix have again made the front pages. infinix

This new flagship boasts of a wide 6.60-inch touchscreen display and polycarbonate body making for it premuim feel. Haven being into the smartphone business since 2013, Infinix provides for the device a loudable 4,000mAh battery capacity and a 4GB RAM storage.

The device is available in the colours: quetzal cyan and violet.

The next surprice is that you get to enjoy all these in one smartphone that costs less than N50,000. The different features and subsequent review of the device are as follows:

Infinix S5 display

With 164mm height, 76mm wide and 7.9mm thick, the phone has a wide yet suitable dimensions.

Predictably, Infinix continues with a 720 x 1600 pixels (20:9 aspect ratio) display resolution common in most of their devices. The display type for the S5 is an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen having 16M colors.

For it’s display, the Infinix S5 scores very good when paired with other brands. The remarks is positive for the device’s display technology.Infinix S5 review

Dimensions164 x 76 x 7.9 mm (6.46 x 2.99 x 0.31)in
Weight178g (6.28 oz)
Display typeIPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Display size6.6 inches, 105.2 cm (~84.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Display dimension720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~266 ppi density)

Infinix S5 Operating Software

The S5 runs on google’s Android 9 pie operating system based on XOS 5.5 skin.

Operating systemAndroid 9 Pie
SkinXOS 5.5

Hardware

Infinix S5 - Front and rear

The device is fitted with a powerful 2.0 GHz octa-core Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 processor which makes for a RAM size of 4GB.

The internal storage is aswell quite interesting at 64GB which could be expanded up to 256GB using a micro SD card.

The remarks stays positive for the device’s hardware technology.

ChipsetMediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm)
CPU
GPUPowerVR GE8320
Card slotDedicated microSD slot (could be extended up to 256 GB)
Internal storage64GB
RAM4GB

Infinix S5 Camera

As was rumoured, the device comes with a quad front camera setup with same number of LED flashes.

The front camera is conspicuosly located at the left end of the device’s display rather than at the uppermost mid-section of the screen. This camera has a megapixels of 32, powerful for taking selfies.

Rear Camera
  • 16 MP, f/1.8, (wide), PDAF
  • 5 MP, 14mm (ultrawide)
  • 2 MP, depth sensor
  • 2 MP sensor
Rear camera featuresQuad-LED flash, panorama, HDR
Front camera32 MP f/2.0
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The selfie camera would make for a superb photography but same could not be said of the rear camera. Although packed with the latest technology, the rear camera wouldn’t produce brighter distinct photos than the front camera.

Connectivity & Sensors

Connectivity options on the device include wifi, bluetooth v5.0 and various others which would be listed below. Sensors include face unlock and rear-mounted fingerprint sensors among others.

WLANWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth5.0, A2DP, LE
GPSYes, with A-GPS
RadioFM radio
USBmicroUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Sensors
  • Fingerprint sensor (rear-mounted)
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity sensor
  • Compass
  • Ambient light sensor
  • Face unlock

Network support

The infinix S5 has two ports for nano-sim cards with an active 4G LTE on both sims.

Number of SIMs2
SIM TypeNano-SIM
Wi-Fi DirectYes
4G on both SIM cards?Yes
3GYes
GSM/CDMAGSM

Infinix s5 design

Infinix S5 Battery Capacity

The infinix S5 comes with a 4000mAh non-removable battery.

Battery capacityLi-Po 4000 mAh
RemovableNo

Samsung S5 Price In Nigeria

The price of the device starts from N46,500.

PriceN46,500 – N48,000

Verdict!

Samsung S5 boasts of various key specifications for it’s price. This betters most Tecno recent releases both in price and features. For the phone users, the competition is important as most phones would be priced less.

The Infinix S5 is one of Infinix’s best less-priced smartphone this year.

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