The Infinix Note 5 was the standard version of the 2018 Note Series. Infinix Mobility has been reading their customers with the release of the Note 5 series succeeding last year’s Note 4 and Note 4 Pro. The latest members of the Note series are the Infinix Note 7 and Infinix Note 7 Lite.
Where to Buy Infinix Note 5
The smartphone was launched at the Armani Hotel in Burj Khalif, Dubai. The release of the Infinix Note 5 marks a significant milestone in the Chinese OEM smartphone making history.
This is because of the infusion of new features like the 18:9 aspect ratio, a beautiful glass finish, large screen with crisp display and Android One from Google.
Infinix Note 5 Specs and Key Features
- 6.0-inch IPS LCD Display, 2160 x 1080 pixels
- Android 8.1, Android One
- Octa-core MediaTek Hello P23 CPU
- 3GB / 4GB RAM
- 32GB / 64GB Built-in Storage, up to 256GB Memory Card
- 12MP Rear Camera
- 16MP Front Camera
- Fingerprint Scanner (Rear)
- 4G LTE
- 4, 500mAh Non Removable Li-Ion Battery
The Infinix Note 5 is a mid-range smartphone, you may prefer the more premium Infinix Zero 6 and Infinix Zero 5 Pro. If you find it a bit beyond your budget, the Infinix Hot 8 and Infinix Hot 8 Lite may be better options for you.
Design and Display
Transsion Holdings the parent company of Infinix Mobility was keen to point out the marked aesthetics of the Infinix Note 5.
The smartphone has a glass finish which is the way to go for premium smartphones at the moment and a very much reduced bezel up front.
There is also the interesting 18:9 aspect ratio that makes the smartphone looks all the more elegant.
As for the display on the Infinix Note 5, there is one thing that it is apparent here and that is its large size. Besides that, it is backed up with a crisp colour display and wore thin bezels.
Speaking of the size, the screen goes up to 6-inch and with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels resolution. It is quite bright too up to 500 nits which means visibility in the sun should be no problem.
Battery and Camera
In the area of power, the Infinix Note 5 does not disappoint as it comes with quite enough capacity to go well even begin a day of usage.
Also garnering the power of fast charge, the smartphone is assured to get your battery up to full charge in no time at all. Also, the 4, 500mAh battery on the Infinix Note 5 is way above the average battery capacity.
In the camera section, the rave is all about the low light selfie camera although the aperture is still an arbitrary f/2.0 aperture.
Infinix promises AI improved pictures from the camera of the Infinix Note 5 which bolsters the quality of images taken by the camera. The primary camera in play here is a 12MP sensor while a 16MP camera is stationed at the front for selfies.
Hardware and Software
Beneath the whole design flair and glamour lies a quite good hardware which is from MediaTek by the way. Doing your bidding on the inside is an Octa-core MediaTek Hello P23 chipset with a max clock speed of 2.0GHz.
Interestingly, you also have a recent Mali-G71 MP2 in charge of graphic related events like your gaming.
The rest of the bulk of the Infinix Note 5 includes 3GB RAM paired with 32GB storage space option, whereas, a more premium variant provides you with 4GB RAM as well as 64GB of storage space built-in.
The duo support expansion up to 256GB using a memory card and a bloatware-free Android 8.1 Oreo thanks to the Android One initiative.
Infinix Note 5 Price and Availability
Infinix Note 5 Price in Nigeria starts at about 50, 000 Naira for the 3GB RAM variant while the 4GB RAM model goes for around 72, 000 Naira. Click Here, to check prices at Jumia Nigeria. The Infinix Note 5 has already gone on sale in some online stores and smartphone retail outlets in Nigeria.
Infinix Note 5 Price in Kenya
The Infinix Note 5 Price in Kenya starts at around 15, 699 KSh for the 3GB RAM model and around 21,500 KSh for the 4GB RAM. You can buy the smartphone at leading online stores in Kenya. Click Here, to check prices at Jumia Kenya.
Infinix Note 5 Specifications
Here are a few specs of the Infinix Note 5:
- Platform: Android 8.1 Ore (Android One)
- Processor: Octa-core MediaTek Helio P23
- GPU: Mali-G71
- Memory: 3GB RAM
- Colours: Milan Black, Berlin Gray and Ice Blue
- Dimension: –
- Weight: –
- SIM Type: Nano SIM
- SIM Count: Dual SIM
- Display: 6.0inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 2160 x 1080 pixels
- Screen Protection: –
- Rear Camera: 12MP camera, 2160p Video@30fps
- Rear Camera Features: Autofocus, LED flash, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama
- Front Camera: 16MP camera, 1080p Video@30fps
- Built-in Storage: 32GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 256GB
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: Yes
- 2G CDMA 1X: –
- 3G WCDMA: Yes
- 3G CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: Yes
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: Yes
- WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Yes
- NFC: Yes
- Infrared Blaster: –
- USB Port:MicroUSB 2.0
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: Yes
- Push Emails: Yes
- Email Protocol: –
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: Yes
- Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS, BDS
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: –
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: –
- Gyroscope: Yes
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (right-side)
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: Yes
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: –
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: –
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
- Wireless Charging: –
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: –
- Dust Resistant: –
- Image Editor: Yes
- Video Editor: Yes
- Document Viewer: Yes
- Document Editor: Yes
- Battery: 4, 50mAh non removable Li-Ion battery
- Talktime: –
- Standby Time: –
- Fast Charging: Yes