Launched lately in October 2019 by the Infinix mobility is a new Infinix S series smartphone. While the Infinix S4 of May this year impressed on the Infinix smartphone lineup with a blessed set of four cameras and a good number of other amazing features, the new smartphone enrolled in the Infinix S series only takes the amazement further. The smartphone in question is no other than the Infinix S5.
The most exotic feature of this new Infinx phone is a new quintuple camera setup which includes an In-display 32MP AI selfie camera. The new front camera in-display placement and design featured on this device gave a whole new look and design concept to the brand. However, we notice more impressive upgrades to the series featured on the new Infinix S5 smartphone in comparison to its predecessors especially when it comes to design and display.
Along with these upgrades we included everything you’re expecting to learn here about this new Infinix phone; its features, specs, and even price information, in this article. If you’re ready, I’m ready.
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Infinix S5 Price, Features, and Spec list
• Launch: October 2019
• SIM: Dual Nano SIM
• Network: 4G/3G/2G
• Display: 6.6-inch
• OS: Android 9 Pie
• Security: Rear-mounted fingerprint sensor
• Processor: Helio P22 2.0GHz
• Storage: 128GB
• RAM: 6GB
• Camera: Front (32MP) Rear (16MP+5MP+2MP+AI Lens)
• Battery: 4,000mAh
• Price: N 77,500
Infinix S5 Display
The display is one of the richest feature aspects of Infinix S5. While waterdrop display has been the thing recently even featuring on the Infinix S4, Infinix comes up with a whole new concept of smartphone display.
Infinix equipped this new smartphone with a new Infinity-O display as wide as 6.6-inch with a 20.9 ratio and a thinner bezel-less design at 90.5% screen to body ratio. However, on this new display, a waterdrop notch design (which usually introduces more bezels to the display) is not featured, instead, an in-display notch is placed isolatedly like an island surrounded by waters at the top left of the screen. Obviously, however, unlike the waterdrop display of its predecessor, Infinix S4, Infinix S5’s all-new Infinity-O display offers a larger and more immersive and expansive view to enjoy your smartphone contents. Also, thanks to its new display HD+ resolution of 1600-by-720, details are more vivid and brilliance is significantly upped.
Infinix S5 Camera
The latest Infinix phone sport a new camera system of five cameras with fresh amazing performances. One of those cameras is an AI-powered 1.6um 32MP selfie camera with F2.0 aperture which occupies the in-display notch of the display screen. Assisted by AI technology, this selfie camera produces great front camera photo results with lifelike colours and clarity both in low-light and backlight scenes.
The new front-facing camera of this device produces a high resolution of 6528-by-4894 to capture remarkable selfie images with amazing sharpness, clarity, and vivid details. Equipped with a new HDR+ technology coupled with an upgraded face recognition technology, the selfie camera produces professional backlit photos with artistic and impressive sharpness. Also with the improved 3D beauty function of the new selfie camera, you can customize your image to your prefer beauty style with more beautification options and features. Another amazing selfie feature of this device is that while you are on your Whatapps video calls struggling to appear stunning, this device automatically enhances your appearance and beauty with an automatic face beauty video calling function to better present you. You can also add fun to your photos and videos with the AR stickers features on this device.
Moving over to the rear, you now get a quad rear camera setup on this device made up of an autofocus 16MP high-resolution camera with F1.8 aperture, a 5MP secondary camera, a 2MP depth camera, and an AI lens. The 5MP secondary camera serves as the ultra-wide-angle lens and macro lens. It is designed to let you capture richly detailed macro shots, record and capture sharp ultra-wide videos and images. The rear cameras, in general, offer professional camera functions and features including bokeh mode, AI scene detection, and hybrid focus to let you record those occasional moments and enhance your beauty in rear shots.
Infinix S5 Design
Mainly going through the display and camera features of the new Infinix phone, it can be perceived already that design has largely upgraded. Starting from dimensions, while the new Infinix S5 measures as thin as its predecessor at 7.9mm, it is relatively taller at 156mm and longer at 75mm.
Apart from a larger design, this device adopts a new Infinix smartphone design concept inspired by the Quetzal bird – a bird famous for striking colors and long brilliant tail feathers. Infinix S5, however, assumes three colour design to reflect the beauty of the crystal feather pattern of the remarkable bird respectively Quetzal Green, Violet, and Nebula blue.
Infinix S5 Battery
The new Infinx phone retains the battery size of its predecessor, Infinix S4, meaning that it inherits a 4000mAh battery. But this time, the 4000mAh battery featured this device is supported by AI power loss reduction which helps extend its battery life. This means users can entertain themselves relatively longer. More so, you can expect to enjoy up to 50 hours nonstop talking with your important persons on calls with this device. Moreover, on standby, this device can last up to 32 days according to Infinix.
Infinix S5 Performance
Like its predecessor, Infinix S4, Infinix S5 is powered by an Helio P22 2.0GHz processor. Infinix S5, however, takes usability significantly further in the lineup featuring a newly upgrade XOS 5.5 based on Android 9 Pie configuration. This new configuration is said to introduce new customized features and functionalities. Thus, users can expect a more user-friendly and smooth interface and a better background operation with the latest Infinix phone than the previous model in the lineup.
Infinix S5 Network & Connectivity
The new Infinix phone also features a dual Nano-SIM + Micro SD slot like its predecessor. The dual SIM connectivity featured supports standard bandwidths including GSM, WCDMA, FDD and TDD which means the popular 4G, 3G, and 2G networks are supported. Coming to wireless connectivity, this device features WiFi (WLAN) connectivity assessed IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac. GPS is also featured on this device for navigation and positioning. Users can also wirelessly transfer and share mobile files with friends via Bluetooth with this device. As for wired connectivity, this device gives you a micro USB 5pin port that supports OTG connectivity as well and a 3.5mm earphone jack.
Infinix S5 Memory
Infinix S5 upgrades the memory status of its predecessor to a larger 6GB RAM + 128GB ROM memory configuration. So users of this new Infinix phone get a larger space to store more of their smartphone important files including their favourite videos, music, apps and of course take a lot of quality pictures. In addition to this large available memory, Infinix S5 allows you to upgrade your memory via microSD card to up to 128GB.
Infinix S5 Sensors
Like its predecessor, the new Infinix S5 features a rear-mounted fingerprint sensor for alternative personalized unlocking purposes. Other sensors featured on this device include a G-sensor, an E-Compass, a gyroscope, and a proximity sensor.
Thus far, I’m confident you got all the information you need concerning the new Infinix phone going from its specs to features, and then price. That been the case, we’ll all agree that this mid-range smartphone from Infinix is a great candidate. Also, it is a major upgrade to its predecessor for loyal Infinix product users especially when it comes to display, camera, design, performance, and memory. So going by the price factor, do you think that Infinix S5 would be your best pick in the price range? Level it up with the features and tell us what you can make of the latest Infinix phone. You can also compare it with other latest Infinix smartphones we reviewed.