Infinix Note 5 has been announced by Infinix Mobility today 24th of June, 2018 and will be available online for pre-order immediately. The Note 5 is an update to last year’s Note 4 smartphone, Note 4 Pro and one of the most anticipated smartphones from Infinix this year. Already Infinix has released two devices this year, the Infinix Hot S3, Hot S3 Pro, Hot 6 and Hot 6 Pro with full view display and Snapdragon processors.
This year’s version of the Note series comes with AI capabilities and google Lens. It comes with Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR). The device doesn’t support the X-Pen, hopefully, the Note 5 Pro does.
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Infinix Note 5 Key Specs and Features
- 6-inch FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1080 x 2160 pixels
- Android 8.1 Oreo with 3GB/4GB RAM
- Octa-core 2.0GHz MediaTek Helio P23 MT6763T
- 32GB/64GB built-in storage, upgradeable up to 128GB
- 12MP rear camera and 16MP front camera
- 4500mAh non-removable Li-Po Battery
Infinix Note 5 Design
Infinix has grown over the years in terms of design, the Note 5 has a glossy back which easily makes it the most stunning Infinix smartphone yet. The fingerprint scanner is now back to the back as expected to give way for the trending full screen.
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The rear camera and LED flash was moved to the top left corner as well, just like on the Hot 6. Because of its massive battery, it weighs 8.4mm in thickness and weighs 173g overall. It was introduced in Black, Blue and Grey colours.
Infinix Note 5 Display
The Hot S3 debuted at the beginning of the year with the trending 18:9 aspect ratio screen, the Hot 6 duo followed, now the Note 5 sports the same feature as well. Although the top and bottom bezel are still visible, it’s refreshing to see the full view on the Note Series.
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The Note 5 boasts of a 6-inch FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, this is perfect for big screen lovers. The screen boasts of 1080 x 2160 pixels in resolution and 402 pixels per inch density offering immersive visuals. The screen also got up to 79% screen-to-body ratio.
Hardware and Software
MediaTek’s powerful mid-range chip the Helio P23 MT6763T does the job underneath. It was built on a 16nm process technology and accompanied by an Octa-Core processor which has a speed of 2.0GHz. While the Mali-G71 MP2 graphics processor from ARM clocks at 770MHz.
The Note 5 has 3GB/4GB of RAM and a memory speed of 933MHz, this ensures fast multitasking of heavy apps. While the storage still pegs at 32GB and a higher version with 64GB, if you need more space, you can easily upgrade up to 128GB using a memory card. It runs on Android 8.1 Oreo (Android One).
Infinix Note 5 Camera
The Infinix Note 5 houses a rear 12MP shooter with f/2.0 aperture and 1.25um pixel size. The camera is AI driven and should come with amazing features to improve your photographs.
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There’s a front-facing 16MP selfie camera that has f/2.0 aperture as well for selfies.
Network and Connectivity
The device supports 4G LTE, the bands are listed below. It has a SIM tray by the side, it houses dual Nano SIM and a microSD card. It supports Bluetooth 4.2, a USB port, Wi-Fi and A-GPS.
Infinix Note 5 Battery and Price
The Infinix Note 5 is powered by a non-removable Li-Po 4500mAh battery with fast charging technology. Infinix Note 5 is available on shopping stores, starting from $169 to $199, that’s about (N60,000 – N70,000).
No doubt the Note 5 is going to be a great device but in the meantime, there are other good devices in this price range as well. You can check out the TECNO Camon X, Camon X Pro, Nokia 6, LG Stylus Plus, Samsung J7 duo and the Redmi 6 etc.
Infinix Note 5 Complete Specs
・Announced: June 2018
・Status: Available. June 2018
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: 850/1700/1900/2100
・4G Support: FDD：B3/B7/B20
・Number of SIM Card: 2 (Nano + Nano)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes
・Material Type: Metal
・Dimensions: 158 x 75 x 8.4 mm
・Colour: Black, Blue Grey
・Screen Type: FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Resolution: 1080 x 2160 pixels
・Pixel Density: 402ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 79%
・Operating system: Android 8.1 Oreo
・Processor: Octa-core 2.0GHz
・Chipset type: Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763T
・Graphics Processing Unit: ARM Mali-G71 MP2
・Memory Card slot: Yes, up to 128GB
・Internal storage: 32GB/64GB
・Back Camera: 12MP
・Front Camera: 16MP
・Back Flash: Yes, dual-LED
・Front Flash: Yes
・WiFi Hotspot: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Rear)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, compass, gyroscope
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes
・Standby Time: –
・Fast Charging: Yes