The Infinix S5 sets a new standard for Infinix’s smartphone design. It houses a lot of features that set it apart from its predecessors. Comparing the smartphone to its predecessors, the Infinix S4, you get an improved design, display, cameras and lots more. Here we explore the Infinix Hot S5 specs and price.
Where to Buy Infinix S5
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
- 4GB RAM
- 64GB Built-in Storage, up to 256GB Memory Card
- 16MP + 5MP +2MP + 2MP Quad Rear Camera
- 32MP Front Camera
- 4G LTE
- Fingerprint Sensor (Rear)
- 4000 mAh non-removable Li-Po Battery
The Design and Display
Without a doubt, 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 goes to say Infinix went beyond the norm.
The beautiful design of the handset is a product of Infinix’s move to making their smartphones fit into the current trend of smartphones with classy design.
Design-wise, there isn’t much to say about comparison, when you compare the Infinix Hot S5 to its predecessor the Infinix Hot S4, as both do not actually look alike. The Infinix Hot S5 features a fresh design.
The smartphone features a plastic build. There is plastic on the rear as well as on the frame. On the rear of this device, there is a camera module, a camera flash, a fingerprint sensor, and the Infinix branding.
Flip the Infinix S5 to get a front view, we are presented with its star 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. Although the top bezel has been shrunk to the barest minimum, there is still a noticeable amount of bezel below the display.
For color variants, the Infinix Hot S5 comes in Quetzal Cyan, Violet, Nebula Black. This means that if you are to purchase the smartphone, you would have the option of having a smartphone with any of these three colors.
The Infinix S5 packs in impressive camera hardware. The camera hardware on this device may not appear to be stellar in the midst of other top smartphones, but the affordable nature of this smartphone makes these cameras stellar for the price.
Unlike 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.
Upfront, the Infinix S5 features a 32MP selfies camera. Due t 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.
Hardware and Software
The hardware can be best described as standard. Hardware specs setup here is kind of what you will 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 4GB RAM with 64GB of internal storage. Need more memory? The phone supports up to 256GB for Micro-SD expansion.
The cell phone houses a non-removable 4000mAh Li-Po battery. Please note that the S5 doesn’t support fast charge.
On the software side, the Infinix S5 runs Infinix’s XOS 5.0 on top of the Android 9.0 (Pie) operating system. There was no word on the Android 10 update 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 has support for 4G connectivity. Please note that 4G LTE bands supported in this device include
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.
Infinix Hot S5 Specs
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: 4GB 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
- 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: –