Infinix has been selling budget smartphones in Nigeria for a while now and has been a go-to choice for many Nigerians. Many of the Infinix models we have tested in the past — including the HOT 8, NOTE 6 and S4— have fared well in our review process.
The Infinix S5 is the company’s newest offering and packs in plenty of exciting features including a 4000mAh battery, premium, quad-camera setup, and a 64GB inbuilt memory.
Infinix S5 Review; Design & Display
The Infinix S5 comes with a 6.52 inches HD+ display with a resolution of 720 x 1600 px Display and a hole-punch display for a 90.5 percent screen-to-body ratio.
On the sides of the S5, we get the volume rockers and power on/off button while on the left, there is dual-SIM and microSD card slot. The micro USB port, speaker grille, and a 3.5mm audio jack are placed at the bottom panel.
The fingerprint sensor is located at the back and is fast enough to quickly unlock the phone. The S5 also comes in two colors – Quetzal Cyan and Violet.Overall Infinix paid a lot of attention to the design on the S5 and the phone would capture your heart upon first sight.
Infinix S5 Review: Hardware and Software
The Infinix S5 is powered by an Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P22 chipset. It is backed by a 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal memory, which can be further expanded up to 256GB via microSD card slot.
Coming to the UI, The Infinix S5 runs XOS 5.5 Cheetah based on Android 9.0 Pie. Overall the phone will work smoothly with no lag when multitasking.
Infinix S5 Review: Battery
One the battery department, the S5 is powered by a rugged 4000mAh battery which is said to deliver 18.82 hrs 4G Talk-time, 32 hrs Music Playback (Speakers), 111hrs Music (Headset), 14.7 hrs Video Playback, 13.4 hrs Web Surfing, 11 hrs Gaming, 18.8 hours 4G talk-time, 31 days Standby time. .
Infinix S5 Review: Camera
The Infinix S5 comes with a quad rear camera setup, featuring a 16-megapixel primary sensor with an f/1.8 aperture, a 2-megapixel Super Macro lens capable of shooting at the proximity of 2.5cm, a 5-megapixel wide-angle lens with a 114-degree field of view, and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. On the front, is a 32-megapixel camera with 4-in-1 pixels, and an f/2.0 aperture.
There is no official price for the Infinix S5 in Nigeria is but it is rumored to be aroud N45,000- N55,000.