Infinix Smart X5010


Infinix Smart is an entry-level smartphone and it is the first smartphone in the Infinix Smart series – a new Infinix phone series that target the entry-level market. Infinix Smart is low priced with minimalist specs.

Main selling points of the Infinix X5010 includes, Android 7.0 Nougat operating system with XOS, good and sufficient battery capacity and a very budget-friendly price tag but are these its only goodies?

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Infinix Smart Features Overview

This Android-powered device is one of the few entry-level smartphones that runs Android 7.0 Nougat. This is an advantage the device has over other devices in that category. Users can now get a test of the Android Nougat without breaking the bank.

On top the Android Nougat is XOS 2.2 Chameleon – the exclusive Infinix user interface which is said to improve overall user experience.

Infinix Smart (also known as Infinix X5010) is a 5-inch device. The device feature high-definition display with a screen resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels. For a low priced 5-inch device, that is an impressive display.

The 8MP back camera and the 2MP front camera are not bad as well. Though nothing special, but they are good enough for regular selfies and day-to-day picture taking.

The new Infinix Smart is powered by MTK MT6580 chipset. The MT6580 chipset has quad-core processor and a processor speed of 1.3GHz. The chipset is based on ARM Cortex-A7 architecture and it features Mali-400 MP GPU.

The processor of the Smartphone is coupled with 1GB RAM and a 16GB internal storage. The storage capacity is expandable to up to 32GB with the help of a micro SD card.

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The design on Infinix Smart is quite basic and nothing new in the low-end market, the device is dual SIM based with dual standby but has no 4G support. That not withstanding, 3060 mAh of inbuilt battery is very decent for a device of that calibre.

Here are the key specs of the Infinix Smart:

  • OS: XOS Based on Android 7.0 (Nougat)
  • SIM Type: Dual SIM (Micro)
  • 4G LTE: No
  • Screen Size : 5.0 Inches HD IPS Touchscreen
  • Screen Resolution: 720 x 1280 pixels
  • Processor Type: Quad-core CPU, MediaTek MT6580 Chipset
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Internal Storage: 16 GB.
  • External Storage: microSD, up to 32 GB
  • Back / Rear Camera: 8MP camera & Dual LED Flash
  • Front Camera: 2MP
  • Battery: 3060 mAh (non-removable)

Price and Availability

Infinix Smart is available in the market and the retail price starts from about NGN 26,000 (about 80 USD). You can get the device in any of the leading online stores in the country such as Jumia. Note: price of the device might vary based on your location.

Buy Infinix Smart  – Price: ksh 7,999 | NGN26 ,500

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Other Phones to Consider

When shopping for entry-level smartphones with decent specs, the new Itel P51 MaxPower is a good phone to consider. The device has almost the same specs as the Infinix Smart, except that it features a bigger 5.5-inch display and sports a massive 5000 mAh battery.

A bit outdated but the Tecno W3 is still a good contender in this smartphone category. The device is 5-inch smartphone just like the Infinix Smart, but with a lesser display pixels and it comes with Android 6.0 out of the box.

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Infinix Smart Detailed Specifications

2G NetworkGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G NetworkHSDPA 900 / 2100
4G NetworkNO
SIMDual Micro SIM
StatusAvailable: July 2017
Dimensions144.9 x 71.9 x 8.35 mm Weight: 145g
ColorsChampagne Gold, Sandstone Black, Elegant Blue, Red
TypeHD IPS, multi-touch touchscreen with 16m colors
Size5.0 inches, 1280 x 720 pixels, 291 Pixels Per-square Inch
Memory And OS
Card slotMicroSD, up to 32GB
OSAndroid 7.0 Nougat with XOS 2.2 Chameleon
Processors1.3 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A7 CPU, Mali-400 MP GPU

MediaTek MT6580M chipset

Alert typesVibration, MP3 ringtones
Audio port3.5mm jack
2GGPRS – up to 85.6 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3GUp to 21.2 mbps downlink; Up to 5.76 mbps uplink
WIFIWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi direct
BluetoothVersion 4.0, A2DP
USBMicroUSB v3.0
Primary8MP, up to 3264×2448-pixel pictures, autofocus, face detection, HDR camera with Dual LED flash
Secondary2MP Camera with soft flash
Capacity3060mAh Li-Po battery (non-removable)
Stand-byUp to 1 days
Talk timeUp to 24 hours
Music play
Other Features
SensorsAccelerometer, Proximity, Compass and Light sensor
MessagingSMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM

-Power Saver

-MP3/WAV/eAAC+/WMA player
– FM Radio
– MP4/H.264/H.263/WMV player
– Document viewer/editor
– Preloaded applications
– Facebook, Opera Mini, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Talk, etc.

Price levelAbout NGN25,000 – NGN30,000 (80 USD) KSh7,999 in Kenya.

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Odira Ndubuisi

I started using smartphones when they were dumb phones.


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