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Infinix Smart X5010

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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.

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.

Infinix Smart Detailed Specifications

Network
2G Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
3G Network HSDPA 900 / 2100
4G Network NO
SIM Dual Micro SIM
Status Available: July 2017
Body
Dimensions 144.9 x 71.9 x 8.35 mm Weight: 145g
Keyboard Touchscreen
Colors Champagne Gold, Sandstone Black, Elegant Blue, Red
Cover Plastic
Display
Type HD IPS, multi-touch touchscreen with 16m colors
Size 5.0 inches, 1280 x 720 pixels, 291 Pixels Per-square Inch
Memory And OS
Card slot MicroSD, up to 32GB
Internal 16GB
OS Android 7.0 Nougat with XOS 2.2 Chameleon
Processors 1.3 GHz Quad-core Cortex-A7 CPU, Mali-400 MP GPU

MediaTek MT6580M chipset

RAM 1GB
Audio
Alert types Vibration, MP3 ringtones
Loudspeaker Yes
Audio port 3.5mm jack
Connectivity
2G GPRS – up to 85.6 kbps; EDGE – up to 236.8 kbps
3G Up to 21.2 mbps downlink; Up to 5.76 mbps uplink
4G NO
WIFI Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi direct
Bluetooth Version 4.0, A2DP
GPS A-GPS
NFC No
USB MicroUSB v3.0
Camera
Primary 8MP, up to 3264×2448-pixel pictures, autofocus, face detection, HDR camera with Dual LED flash
Video 1080p@30fps
Secondary 2MP Camera with soft flash
Battery
Capacity 3060mAh Li-Po battery (non-removable)
Stand-by Up to 1 days
Talk time Up to 24 hours
Music play
Other Features
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass and Light sensor
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
Miscellaneous  

-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
Price level About 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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