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Infinix S5 (X652)

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Infinix S5 X652 is set to take over from where the Infinix S4 left things, the S5 smartphone from infinix was launched with a lower version; Infinix S5 Lite, they both have the dot-on screen design we saw on the Tecno Camon 12 Pro.

As we expected, the Infinix S5 comes with Android 9.0 Pie out of the box, this will definitely give it more edge over it’s competitors in the highly competitive mid-range category, it is customized with nice looking XOS, the company’s custom OS. Let’s see the more details the new S5 device.

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Infinix S5 Key features

  • OS: Android 9.0 (Pie) With XOS v5.5
  • SIM Type: Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
  • 4G LTE: YES, LTE
  • Screen Size : 6.6 HD+ Inches IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
  • Screen Resolution: 720 x 1600 pixels (~ppi density)
  • Processor Type: Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 , MediaTek Helio P22 chipset
  • RAM: 6GB
  • Internal Storage: 64GB or 128GB
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 256GB
  • Back / Rear Camera: 16MP main sensor, 5MP ultrawide, 2MP depth, and a 0.8 low-light sensor with LED Flash
  • Front Camera: 32 MP with LED flash
  • Battery: 4000 mAh (non-removable)

Infinix S5 Features Overview

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Sporting a wide 6.6 inches of display size, Infinix S5 was given the trendy dot-on screen or punch hole design which makes it more attractive, the display has a HD+ resolution which will serve great viewing experience.

Infinix S5 is comes out well with the 20:9 aspect ratio design, making it fit even bigger screens into smaller hands. The screen resolution is set at 720 by 1600 px which will provide quality image output.

The phone is well covered by well patterned glass material with a crystal quetzal feather pattern under glass design at the back, this gives it a more premium feel and look but what’s underneath that shiny material?

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Infinix S5 is packed with a 6GB RAM combined with 64GB ROM for maximum storage capacity, there is bigger ROM version that combines 6GB RAM and 128GB ROM. The storage can be expanded using a micro SD card, the device treats you to a Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 , MediaTek Helio P22 processor.

The S5 device comes with an impressive Quad-camera setup on the back – sporting a 16MP main sensor, 5MP ultrawide, 2MP depth, and a 0.8MP low-light sensor. The 5MP unit also lets you take macro shots of objects from as close as 2.5cm. Not just that, you can also record macro videos using the 5MP camera.

For selfies, Infinix S5 uses a 32MP front camera that has its own LED flash as well. The front camera of the S5 also comes with a face unlock system while on the back is a fingerprint scanner for more convenient unlocking of the device and adequate security features.

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Infinix S5 is available in two different elegant colors; Quetzal Cyan, Midnight Black and Violet, a non-removable 4000 mAh battery is kept under the hood to keep the power going and the battery supports fast charging.

Infinix S5 price and availability

Infinix S5 is will be available in both offline and online markets, price listed here is the official price but it can lower or higher depending on your location and the vendor you’re buying from. Infinix S5 (128GB+6GB) price in Nigeria is N62,500 (174 USD), the S5 version with 64GB+6GB costs N53,000 in Nigeria (148 USD). See where to buy Infinix phones below;

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Infinix S5 Alternatives

The Infinix S5 will surely have many great alternatives but the best alternatives of the device we can think of are some of it’s Tecno counter parts: Tecno Spark 3 Pro, Tecno Spark 4 or Tecno Camon 12 and some of it’s Infinix family line like Infinix Hot 6X, Infinix Hot 8 Lite, Infinix Note 6

Infinix S5 Detailed Specs

Network
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G Network LTE band 1(2100), 2(1900), 3(1800), 4(1700/2100), 5(850), 7(2600), 8(900), 10(1700/2100), 20(800), 28(700), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Status Launched: November 2019
Body
Dimensions – x – x – mm
Keyboard Touchscreen
Colors Quetzal Cyan, mid-night black and Violet colors
Cover Patterned glass back
Display
Type – HD+ display, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors – 20:9 Screen aspect ratio
Size 6.6 inches, 720 x 1600 pixels, Pixels Per-square Inch
Memory And OS
Card slot MicroSD, up to 256GB
Internal 64GB or 128GB
OS Android 9.0 (Pie) with XOS v5.5
Processors – Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 , MediaTek Helio P22
RAM 6GB RAM
Audio
Alert types Vibration, MIDI, MP3 ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio port 3.5mm jack
Connectivity
2G Yes
3G Yes
4G Yes
WIFI Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth Version 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS A-GPS
NFC NO
USB Type 2.0 (with OTG support)
Camera
Primary – 16MP main sensor, 5MP ultrawide, 2MP depth, and a 0.8MP low-light sensor with LED flash, panorama, HDR and AI bright features
Video 1080p@30fps
Secondary 32 MP Camera with Selfie Flash
Battery
Capacity 4000 mAh Li-Po non-removable battery
Stand-by NA
Talk time NA
Music play
Other Features
Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass with face unlock
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
Miscellaneous – FM radio – MP3/AAC+/WAV/Flac player – MP4/H.264 player – Photo/video editor – Document viewer
Price
Price level 128GB+6GB version price is N62,500 (174 USD)
64GB+6GB version costs N53,000 (148 USD)

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