Infinix Zero 5 debuts as the first amongst Infinix phones to come with dual back camera setup and optical zoom feature. Coming as a successor to the last year’s Zero 4 flagship, much is expected from the Zero 5 in terms of overall features and design.
The device scoured into the Android market in style after being unveiled in Dubai with a quite eye-catching and attractive body design. The Infinix Zero 5 didn’t quite feature the popular 18:9 screen ratio but the design is nothing short of sleek with improved handling.
Infinix Zero 5 Key features
- OS: Android 7.0 Nougat with XOS v3.0
- SIM Type: Dual SIM (Micro)
- 4G LTE: YES, LTE
- Screen Size : 5.98 Inches FHD IPS Touchscreen
- Screen Resolution: 1080 x 1920 pixels (~368 PPI)
- Processor Type: Octa-core 2.60 GHz Cortex, Mediatek chipset
- RAM: 6GB
- Internal Storage: 64GB or 128GB.
- External Storage: microSD, up to 2TB
- Back / Rear Camera: 12MP + 13MP camera & LED Flash
- Front Camera: 16MP with LED flash
- Battery: 4350 mAh (non-removable)
Infinix Zero 5 Features Overview
Infinix Zero 5 hosts a 5.98 inches (approximately 6.0 inches) screen with Full HD display, the screen has a 2.5D curve at the edges and a resolution of 1080 by 1920 pixels with about 368 pixels per-square inch.
At the helm is powerful Octa-core processor that clocks at 2.6 GHz with Mediatek Helio P25 for a top notch processing speed. On-board RAM capacity is 6GB which is really commendable, multi-tasking on a device with that ample RAM size will be a bliss.
Android 7.0 Nougat is pre-installed on the Infinix Zero 5 out of the box with the company’s XOS v3.0 skin on top, Infinix XOS has been widely praised for it’s sleek and well designed user interface. Being a flagship device, the Zero 5 will most likely get the Android 8.0 Oreo update.
Infinix Zero 5 comes in two internal storage variants; the 64GB and 128GB. If the user requires more storage space, the ROM can be expanded to up to 2TB via external SD card.
The Infinix Zero 5’s dual back camera setup sees a combination of 12 megapixels and 13 megapixels with a single LED flash for quality shots in dark conditions. The company boasts of optical zoom feature on the Zero 5 that is said to zoom an object up to 10 times closer.
At the front is a 16 megapixels camera with it’s own LED flash beside it, designed to deliver quality selfie shots with the help of some pre-installed camera features like auto-focus, face detection, phase detection, beautifier and more.
Infinix Zero 5 didn’t disappoint when it comes battery capacity, it houses a handsome 4350 mAh battery that has quick charge function. This is a much anticipated upgrade after the Zero 4 disappointed many Infinix fans by coming with 3200 mAh battery.
The Zero 5 finishes with metal unibody and a quite astounding design though not very unique, we have seen similar design in some Huawei flagships. Infinix Zero 5 is sold in three different color; Gold, Matte Black and Apple Red colors.
The device has it’s fingerprint scanner positioned at the back below the camera region, apart from serving as a more convenient phone unlock system for the Zero 5, the fingerprint scanner will also serve for more security purposes for the device. The Infinix smartphone is a dual Micro SIM Android phone and supports dual standby with 4G network option.
Infinix Zero 5 price and availability
Infinix Zero 5 price in Nigeria ranges from about 122,000 naira to 135,000 naira which reads about 310 USD, Ksh 10,999 in Kenya and Rs. 20,000 in India.
The device will be available for purchase through various online and offline stores in India, Pakistan, Dubai, Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana and many other Asian and African countries. There have been no words as regards to whether we will see Infinix Zero 5 Plus anytime soon.
Where to buy Infinix Zero 5
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From Jumia Kenya – Click Here
Infinix Zero 5 Best Alternatives
Tecno Phantom 8 could be the best alternative of the Infinix Zero 5, they both have very similar spec write-up with little differences in the battery and screen sections. You can consider other flagships with dual back camera setup like the Gionee M7 and Nokia 8.
Infinix Zero 5 Detailed Specs
|2G Network||GSM: 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900 MHz|
|3G Network||WCDMA: 2100 MHz (900/1700/1900/2100 MHz for LATAM)|
|4G Network||Yes, LTE (Global Support)|
|SIM||Dual Micro SIM (Dual Standby)|
|Status||Launched: November 2017|
– Weight: -g
|Colors||Gold, Matte Black and Apple Red|
|Type||FHD IPS, multi-touch touchscreen with 16m colors|
|Size||5.98 inches, 1920 x 1080 pixels, 368 Pixels Per-square Inch|
Memory And OS
|Card slot||MicroSD, up to 2TB|
|Internal||64GB or 128GB|
|OS||Android 7.0 Nougat (with XOS V3.0)|
|Processors||– Octa-core 2.6 GHz CPU
– Mediatek Helio P25 chipset
– Mali GPU
|Alert types||Vibration, MIDI, MP3 ringtones|
|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 4.2, A2DP|
|USB||Type-C (with OTG support)|
|Primary||– 12 MP and 13 MP, auto refocus, 10x Super Zoom and single-LED flash
– FEATURES: Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, panorama, auto-HDR
|Secondary||16 MP Camera with single Selfie Flash|
|Capacity||4350mAh Li-Ion non-removable battery|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass, Rear Fingerprint and Light sensor|
|Messaging||SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM|
|Miscellaneous||– FM radio
– Quick charge tech
– MP3/AAC+/WAV/Flac player
– MP4/H.264 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
|Price level||About 122,000 naira– 135,000 naira (310 USD) (10,999 Ksh)|