Infinix Hot 5 Lite is, as the name suggests, the mini version of the basic Infinix Hot 5 device from Infinix Mobility. The phones were induced into the market without any official unveiling or launching.
Coming as a ‘Lite’ version, Infinix Hot 5 Lite is a great entry level smartphone but it missed some crucial and enticing features. Just as the main Infinix Hot 5, the Hot 5 Lite didn’t also come with 4G network option which is quite discouraging.
- Infinix Hot 5 Lite Key Specs
- Infinix Hot 5 Lite Features
- Infinix Hot 5 Lite full specs
- Infinix Hot 5 Lite alternatives
Infinix Hot 5 Lite Key Specs
- OS: Android 7.0 Nougat with XOS on top
- SIM Type: Dual SIM (Micro)
- 4G LTE: NO
- Screen Size : 5.5 Inches HD IPS Touchscreen
- Screen Resolution: 720 x 1280 pixels (264 PPI)
- Processor Type: Octa-core 1.3 GHz Cortex, Mediatek MT6580
- RAM: 1GB
- Internal Storage: 16GB.
- External Storage: microSD, up to 32 GB
- Back / Rear Camera: 8MP camera & LED Flash
- Front Camera: 5MP with LED flash
- Battery: 4000 mAh
Infinix Hot 5 Lite Features Overview
Infinix Hot 5 Lite crams a 5.5 inches screen with HD resolution. It’s display pixel counts at 720 by 1280 pixel leaving it with 264 PPI (Pixels Per-square Inch). There’s no protective glass on the device so a screen guard will come in handy.
At the helm is a quad-core cortex processor and a Mediatek MT6580 chipset, the processor clocks at 1.3 GHz. Support is provided by an on-board 1GB RAM. With such processor, the Hot 5 Lite will deliver seamless performance for ‘normal’ usage.
Android 7.0 Nougat is pre-installed out of the box on the Infinix Hot 5 Lite. The Interface is customized with XOS – the company’s custom OS. XOS is said to provide more interactive experience with innovative features such as custom themes, Multi Account, and Freezer while also decreasing power consumption.
Infinix Hot 5 Lite is dual SIM based (micro SIM) with dual standby and has an internal storage space of 16GB. You can expand the space with an SD card to up to 32GB. As mentioned earlier, the phone has no support for 4G network, there might hopefully be an LTE version of the Hot 5 (Just hopefully).
On the camera side, Infinix Hot 5 Lite boasts 8 megapixels camera at the back and a 5 megapixels camera in the front, what’s good about the camera is the presence of LED flash for both the front and back cameras.
Hot 5 Lite carries an impressive 4000 mAh battery in the powerhouse, the battery is touted to provide up to 24 to 35 hours of talk-time and up to a whooping 837 hours of standby time.
The Hot 5 Lite has no fingerprint scanner, its back cover has a crystal-like pattern that gives the smartphone more fanciful look while also improving phone handling. Available colors of the device includes; Fine Gold, San-stone Black, White, Lemon and Red colors.
Infinix Hot 5 Lite price in Nigeria starts around 31,500 naira which reads about 100 USD with the current exchange rate, the phone can be purchase through various online and offline stores. Note: The price might vary according to your location in the country.
Other Phones to Consider
If you feel the Hot 5 Lite didn’t meet your specifications, first consider it’s senior counterpart: Infinix Hot 5, it has more to offer. But if you just want to look elsewhere, check out the Infinix Smart, it has some good features to go with its low price tag.
Infinix Hot 5 Lite Detailed Specs
|2G Network||GSM: 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900 MHz|
|3G Network||WCDMA: 2100 MHz (900/1700/1900/2100 MHz for LATAM)|
|SIM||Dual Micro SIM (Dual Standby)|
|Status||Expected: August 2017|
|Dimensions||– 154.8 by 77.7 by 8.35 mm|
– Weight: 168g
|Colors||Fine Gold, San-stone Black, White, Lemon and Red colors|
|Type||HD IPS, multi-touch touchscreen with 16m colors|
|Size||5.5 inches, 1280 x 720 pixels, 264 Pixels Per-square Inch|
Memory And OS
|Card slot||MicroSD, up to 32GB|
|OS||Android 7.0 Nougat (with XOS)|
|Processors||– Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU|
– Mediatek MT6580 chipset
– Mali GPU
|Alert types||Vibration, MIDI, MP3 ringtones|
– Dual front speaker
|Audio port||3.5mm jack|
|2G||GPRS – up to 85.6 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps|
|3G||Up to 42.2 mbps downlink; Up to 11.5 mbps uplink|
|WIFI||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi direct|
|Bluetooth||Version 4.0, A2DP|
|USB||5pin micro-USB 2.0 (supports OTG)|
|Primary||– 8 MP, autofocus, single-LED flash|
– FEATURES: Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, auto-HDR
|Secondary||5MP Camera with LED flash|
|Capacity||4000mAh Li-Ion battery|
|Stand-by||Upto 837 hours|
|Talk time||24 to 35 hours|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass and Light sensor|
|Messaging||SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM|
|Miscellaneous||– FM radio|
– MP3/AAC+/WAV/Flac player
– MP4/H.264 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
|Price level||About 31,000 naira– 33,000 naira (100 USD)|