We will be Putting the Infinix Hot S4 and Note 5 against each other to know which one comes out at the top. If you’ve narrowed down your search of which smartphone to buy within these two devices and you are looking at which one to pick, then you’ve come to the right place.
Both devices are the latest in their line – The Hot S4 succeeding the Hot S3 and the Note 5 succeeding the Note 4. Let’s see which one offers the best value for money.
Infinix Hot S4 vs Infinix Note 5 – Design & Display
Infinix Hot S4 has a 6.26-inch display and its display uses a 19:9 aspect ratio with a notch while the Note 5’s 6-inch display uses an 18:9 aspect ratio.
Both devices have the same height. Their display is also made of IPS LCD panels. At the back of the Infinix Hot S4 is a triple camera setup with an LED flash and a fingerprint sensor while the Note 5 has only one camera also with an LED flash and a fingerprint sensor.
Both devices have a dual SIM card slot and a dedicated MicroSD card slot for additional storage. Colour options for the Note 5 are Berlin Gray, Ice Blue and Milan Black while for the Hot S4 is just Red and Blue.
Infinix Hot S4 vs Infinix Note 5 – Hardware & Software
Both devices here uses a MediaTek SoC. On the Infinix Hot S4 is the MediaTek Helio P22 with an octa-core processor clocked at 2.0GHz while the Note 5 uses a MediaTek Helio P23 Chipset Clocked at 2.0GHz as well. Infinix Hot S4 has either 3GB or 6GB of RAM with 32GB or 64GB of internal storage respectively while the Note 5 has 3GB or 4GB of RAM with 32GB or 64GB as storage options respectively.
Hot S4 runs ton he latest Android Operating System – Android 9.0 Pie – out of the box while Note 5 runs Android 8.1 Oreo out of the box which can be upgraded to Android 9.0 Pie. Hot S4 comes with an XOS Skin while Note 5 doesn’t and is part of the Android One family-a stock Android with future updates.
Camera, Battery & Connectivity
A triple camera configuration is located at the back of the Infinix Hot S4 which comprises of a main 13MP shooter accompanied by a secondary 8MP camera and a 2MP camera. The camera also has an LED flash for low light shots. Note 5, on the other hand, has a single 12MP rear camera, also with an LED flash. For selfies, there is a single 16MP shooter on Note 5 with an LED flash and a single 32MP shooter on the Hot S4 with no LED flash.
Infinix Hot S4 is packing a 4,000mAh battery capacity while Note 5 has a much bigger 4,500mAh battery. Both devices support fast charging for quick refills and also have 4G LTE connectivity, WiFi, WiFi hotspot, WiFi direct, Bluetooth, GPS and a 3.5mm jack so no need for a dongle. Charging and file transfer is done through the microUSB port on both devices.
Infinix Hot S4 vs Infinix Note 5 – Price
Infinix Hot S4 and Infinix Note 5 cost between N49,900 and N70,000 depending on the configuration you opt for. Now, it depends on your preference as both devices are similarly specced and priced so it boils down to the little things.
If you prefer a good looking device with a slightly bigger screen then go for the Hot S4 but if you prefer the stock Android experience with a bigger battery capacity then Note 5 is the way to go.