Infinix S5 & Pro

S5

Infinix S5 – The phone brand has always embraced technological advancements in a bid to bring a wonderful smart phone experience to their customers and with the S5 the phone brand proved that they are still on top of their game.

The lovely phone comes with a lot of amazing features that you will definitely fall in love with.

If you are interested in the much talked about S5, you will want to know about the features, specifications as well as the price.

 

Infinix S5

Price – 53,000 NGN

The S5 is very much available in Nigeria and is sold at about 53,000 NGN for the 64GB model and 62,500 NGN for the 128GB model.

Design and Display

At a first glance you might mistake the S5 for a phone from another brand. This is to show you that the S5 is so unique from other phones of the brand in the market.

You might wonder why there is such a major change in design and display from the brand.

It is just as we pointed out earlier, the brand always tries to stay abreast of trends, incorporating it into their designs in a bid to make sure that their growing customer base is satisfied with their lineup of products.

When it comes to design, the S5 brings a new appealing design to the table. It sports a plastic build at the rear and also on the frame.

Located at the back of the phone is a camera module, a camera flash, and a fingerprint sensor.

At the front of the phone, you’ll find the much talked about 6.6-inch hole-punch IPS LCD display that has a screen resolution of 720 x 1600 as well as a screen density of 266 PPI.

For those who are not big fans of bezels, the good news is that the top bezel has been reduced to the barest minimum. Nevertheless, you will still notice the bezel below the display.

Cameras

Now let us look at the camera quality of the S5. Taking the price of this device into consideration, you will no doubt be very impressed at the camera quality.

The S5 is fitted with a quad-camera system at the back which comprises of 16MP primary camera with an aperture of F/1.8, a 5MP ultra-wide camera, a 2MP depth sensor, as well as a QVGA macro lens.

With this kind of camera set up, you can take photos in HDR, Panorama mode, shoot 1080p videos with frame rates maxed at 30fps etc.

At the front of the phone, you’ll find a 32MP selfies camera which selfie lovers will absolutely adore. However, there is no selfie flash so when you are taking selfies in a dark or low lightning, you will have to make do with the extreme screen brightness.

 

Hardware and Software

The hardware of the S5 is okay and will serve you well. It is fitted with an Octa-core Mediatek MT6761 Helio P22 processor clocked at 2.0 GHz. With regards to battery, the beautiful phone provides you with a 4GB/6GB RAM as well as a 64GB/128GB of internal storage.

That is not all as you can expand this up to 256GB with the help of a Micro-SD card. The phone sports a fingerprint sensor at the rear of the phone.

It also features a non-removable 4000mAh Li-Po battery but does not support the popular fast charge.

When it comes to software, the S5 functions with XOS 5.0 on top of the Android 9.0 (Pie) operating system.

 

Connectivity

In terms of connectivity, the S5 comes with a 3.5mm headphone jack, a Micro-USB port (USB 2.0), dual-band Wi-Fi as well as Bluetooth 5.0. It also supports 4G connectivity.

 

S5 Pro

S5 Pro – One of the highlights of the S5 Pro is its pop-up selfie camera. As you must have guessed the S5 Pro is an improved version of the predecessor and as such comes with a better design, processor etc.

We will check out the specifications and features of this lovely device.

Infinix S5 Pro

Price – ₦76,000

The S5 Pro is priced at about ₦76,000 in Nigeria. You can make your purchase from phone stores or e-commerce sites.

S5 Pro Design / Display

The S5 Pro features a 6.53-inch display, with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 and a screen density of 395 PPI. The pop-up camera that it comes with helped in having lesser bezels around the display.

At the rear of the smartphone, you’ll find a three camera set up accompanied by a camera flash and a fingerprint sensor. There is the S branding which shows that the device is one of ‘S’ series.

The device comes with a plastic rear and frame and has glass upfront. For colour options what the smartphone offers is Violet and forest green.

S5 Pro Cameras

The camera set up on the S5 Pro is really nice and you can be sure of getting clear and sharp pictures.

We will begin by taking a look at the rear camera set up of the smartphone which is a 48MP primary camera with an aperture of f/1.8, a 2MP depth camera and a QVGA low light sensor.

This camera arrangement allows phone users to take photos in HDR, and panorama. It also supports shooting 1080p videos with frame rates capped at 30fps.

You should however be aware of the fact that there is a variant of the smartphone which features 16MP + 2MP + QVGA camera. This variant is what is mostly available in Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, and probably the rest of the Africa.

The selfie camera set up of the S5 Pro is where it gets really exciting as what the smartphone offers is a 40MP motorized popup selfie camera, with an aperture of f/2.0 which can shoot photos in HDR and 1080p videos at 30fps.

Hardware / Software

Powering the S5 Pro X660B is an Octa-core Helio P35 and a PowerVR GE8320.

When you come to the memory and storage capacity department, there are options that you can choose from. There is 4GB RAM or 6GB RAM and there is 64GB / 128GB of internal storage.

Another feature of the device that you will really appreciate is the fact that the smartphone comes with a Micro-SD slot. Therefore you can make use of a micro SD card and expand the storage if you so wish.

The S5 Pro is equipped with an impressive non-removable 4000mAh Li-Po battery. This battery capacity can serve you for long hours before you’ll have need to charge the device again.

The smartphone features the Android 10 operating system. Actually the S5 Pro is among the first smartphones to come with the Android 10 operating system.

Connectivity

The S5 Pro supports a 3.5mm headphone jack, a Micro-USB port (USB 2.0) and features Bluetooth 5.0.

Internet connectivity with the smartphone is as much as 4G as it doesn’t support 5G. What this implies is that downloads, uploads and streams will be at 4G speeds.

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11 COMMENTS

  1. My phone infinix s5 will sleep off then to turn it on from sleeping mode will be difficult what should I do please? And a time it will be on that sleeping mode until I troubleshoot it before it comes back .

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