For a lot of Infinix Fans, it’s going to be mixed feelings this Friday when the Infinix S5, the successor to the Infinix S4 is released.
Since 2016, when the first S device launched from Infinix, we’ve had the S1, S2, S3, S3X, S4 and now, we‘ve got the Infinix S5.
Promotional content from Infinix Mobility promises that the S5 will be brilliant devices that will offer new perspectives – a hint at a much-improved camera.
The Infinix S5, as has already been seen in other markets, also comes with a new and improved design that is not only trendy but also offers a class for those willing to upgrade or join the Infinix family.
The main selling points for this new device are:
- The hole punch display or the infinity-o camera cut-out on the 6.6-inch HD+ screen
- The 32MP selfie camera and
- The quad-camera set up on the back.
Infinix S5 Specs
- Dimension: 164 x 76 x 7.9 mm
- Screen Size: 6.6-inch IPS Display, 720 x 1600 pixels (266 ppi)
- Selfie Camera: 32 MP camera
- Main Camera: Triple Camera Setup – 16MP (wide) F/1.8 + 5MP (Ultra-Wide) + 2MP (Depth Sensor) + 2MP (
Macro Lens) Camera
- OS: Android™ 9.0(Pie), XOS 5.5 Cheetah
- Network: 2G/3G/4G LTE
- Internal: 32 GB/64 GB built-in Storage and supports memory card up to 256GB
- RAM: 6 GB
- Chipset: Octa-core Mediatek MT6761 Helio P22
- Battery Capacity: Li-Ion Non-Removable 4000mAh
- Card Slots: 2 nano sim cards + 1 micro SD
- Other Features: G-Sensor, Light Sensor, e-Compass, Proximity sensor, Finger Print, Gyroscope, Face ID
- Colours: Quetzal Cyan, Violet, Nebula Black
Features of the Infinix S5
Design and Display
The Infinix S5 packs A 6.6″ 20:9 HD+ display with a punch hole on its top left corner. The body is plastic and the glossy finish attracts fingerprints easily.
The bottom part of the phone has the speaker grille, USB port, microphone and headphone jack.
However, the device sill promises a trendy look and should be one you would feel proud to be carrying around.
There is now the almost standard 4,000 MaH battery on the Infinix S5.
There are a rear fingerprint scanner and a quad-camera setup that includes a 16MP main camera, 5MP ultrawide, 2MP for depth and a 2MP low-light sensor.
The 5MP is not only for taking ultrawide shots but also taking macro shots of objects as close as 2.5cm. YOu get the added option of recording macro videos too.
The Infinix S5 is powered by an Helio P22 processor backed by 4GB of RAM and Android Pie with Infinix’s UI, XO5 5.5 on top.
You also get 64GB of storage and a slot for expandable memory via SD card up to 256GB.
Difference between Infinix S5 and Infinix S4
|Feature||Infinix S5||Infinix S4|
|Screen Size||6.6-inch IPS Display||6.2 inches FHD+ Notch-Display|
|OS||Android 9.0||Android™ 9.0|
|Processor||Mediatek MT6761 Helio P22||MediaTek Helio P22|
|Main Camera||16MP (wide) F/1.8 + 5MP (Ultra-Wide) + 2MP (Depth Sensor) + 2MP (|
Macro Lens) Camera
|13 MP, f2.0 + 2 MP + 8 MP, f/2.0 Wide Angle|
|Front Camera||32 MP camera||32 MP, f2.0, 1.6µm AI selfie camera|
|Storage||32 GB/64 GB||32 GB/64 GB|
Infinix S5: In the retail box
- 1 Phone (Infinix S5)
- 1 Power Adapter
- 1 USB-Cable
- 1 User Guide
- 1 Broken Screen Warranty Card
- 1 Earphone
- 1 Back case
- 1 Sim Ejector
Why you should buy the Infinix S5
If you are a big Inifnix fan and are looking to upgrade from any of the hot series or S series, then the S5 might just be the phone for you.
If you want to enjoy a good camera at a decent price with a battery that should last for the most part of the day, the Infinix S5 will definitely do the trick.
Infinix S5 Pricing and Availability
Infinix S5 Price in Ghana
In Ghana, the selling price for the Infinix S5 is GHS 799 for the 64GB model while the bigger storage option model (128 GB) goes for GHS 949 in all major retail centres.
You can pre-order the new Infinix S5 and pay a deposit of GHS 100. You pay the remainder on delivery or when you go to the shop to pick the phone up.
Infinix S5 (6GB RAM + 32 GB Storage); Where to buy in Ghana
|Atapsa (Nationwide Delivery)||GHS 849||0547204973|
|Mfidie Shop (Nationwide Delivery)||GHS 849||0546090871|
Infinix S5 (6GB RAM + 128 GB Storage); Where to buy in Ghana
|Atapsa (Nationwide Delivery)||GHS 969||0547204973|
|Mfidie Shop (Nationwide Delivery)||GHS 969||0546090871|
Infinix S5 Price in Nigeria
In Nigeria, the Infinix S5 is selling 53,000 Naira for the 64GB variant and 62,500 Naira for the bigger storage 128GB model.
Infinix S5 Price in Kenya
The standard Infinix S5 costs Ksh 13,000 in Kenya.
Infinix S5 Full Specs
|Platform||Android 9 (Pie), XOS 5.5|
|Processor||Octa-core Mediatek MT6761 Helio P22, 1.3GHz (12nm)|
|Colours||Quetzal Cyan, Violet, Nebula Black|
|Dimension||164 x 76 x 7.9 mm|
|SIM Count||Dual SIM|
|Display||6.6-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 720 x 1600 pixels (266 ppi)|
|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 / 128GB|
|Memory Card Support||Yes, up to 256GB microSD|
|2G GSM||850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|4G LTE||1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), (900), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500), 7(800)|
Internet & Connectivity
|WLAN||Yes, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n|
|Bluetooth||Yes, Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE|
|USB Port||Yes, Micro-USB (USB 2.0)|
Sensors and Control
|Fingerprint Scanner||Yes ( Rear Mounted)|
|Intelligent Digital Assistant||Yes|
|Battery||4000 mAh Non-Removable Li-Po Battery|
|Active Noise Cancellation||Yes|
|Built-in Mobile Payment||Yes|