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Infinix S5

Infinix S5
Brand: Infinix
Category: Phones
  • Display 6.6-inch 720 x 1600 pixels HD+ display
  • Camera 16 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP 0.3 MP Main/32-megapixel front
  • Storage 64/128 GB
  • RAM 4/6 GB
  • CPU Octa-core 2.0 GHz, Mediatek Helio P22
  • OS Android 9.0 (Pie); XOS Cheetah

Our Rating

The rating is based on the opinions of users and reliable reviewers.

  • Design, Built Quality 7 / 10
  • Display Quality 8 / 10
  • Camera Quality 9 / 10
  • Audio & Multimedia 7 / 10
  • OS and Usability 9 / 10
  • Battery Performance 10 / 10

Infinix S5 Highlights and Overview

The Infinix Hot S5 is the upgraded version of the Hot S4 released some months back. Specifically, the Infinix S5 brings improvements to it predecessor, most especially in the display and camera department. It also come with overall redesign body, both from the inherent punch hole screen, to the rear vertically arrange quad-LED flash. The display has grown all the way up to 6.6-inches IPS screen, with 720 x 1600 pixels resolution. It has punch hole notch which houses the front facing 32-megapixel selfie camera.

In the hardware department, the Hot S5 comes with an Octa-core Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 CPU clocked at 2.0GHz, along with PowerVR GE8320 GPU, 4/6GB RAM and 64/128GB internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 256GB via microSD card.

As for the camera department, you are getting a total of four (4) camera sensors at the back, which includes the main 16-megapixel rear camera with f/1.8 aperture, Quad LED flash, the second 5-megapixel 114° ultra-wide sensor with 2.5cm macro option, as well as a 2-megapixel Depth Sensor and 0.3 VGA Low light Sensor, all arrange in a vertical order, including the LED flash.

What’s more? The device also makes use of a rear placed fingerprint scanner, and come in either Quetzal Cyan, Violet colours, with support for 4G VoLTE enable dual SIMs. It is fueled by a 4000mAh built-in battery, and runs on Android 9.0 Pie out of the box. Other key details you may want to know about the Infinix S5 are contained in the specification table below.

Infinix S5 Full Specifications and Features


Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G Network Bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 - SIM 1 & SIM 2 (dual-SIM model only)
3G Network Bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 / 2100
4G Network Bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
5G Network Bands No support for 5G Network modem
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps


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Dimensions 164 x 76 x 7.9 mm
Weight 178 g grams
Build Premium Plastic
SIM Type Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)


Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.6 inches, 105.2 cm2 (~84.4% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~266 ppi density)


Operating System Android 9.0 (Pie) XOS 5.0
Chipset Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22
CPU Octa-core CPU (4x2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 and 4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53)
GPU PowerVR GE8320


RAM + ROM 4/6 GB
Card Slot Yes, up to 128GB via microSD card


Camera Type Quadruple Lenses
Camera Sensor(s) 16 MP + 5 MP + 2 MP + 0.3 MP Main cameras
Camera Features Autofocus
Continuous shooting
Digital zoom
Touch focus
Face detection
White balance settings
ISO settings
Exposure compensation
Scene mode
Second sensor: 5MP 114° ultra-wide sensor with 2.5cm macro option
Third sensor: 2MP Depth Sensor
Fourth Sensor: VGA Low light Sensor
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps, 720p@30fps


Camera Type Single Lens
Camera Sensor(s) 32-megapixel
Camera Features FaceID
AI Beauty
Video Resolution 1080p@30fps


Loudspeaker Yes
Speaker Location Chin, below display
Audio Jack Type Yes, 3.5mm audio jack


Bluetooth Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP
FM Radio Yes, FM Radio


Battery Capacity Non-removable Li-Ion 4000 mAh battery
Wireless Charging No
Talk Time Talk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower. Up to 28 hours
Stand-by Up to 480 hours


Sensors Fingerprint (side-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
Box Contents Charging Brick / USB cable

Infinix S5 User Reviews and Opinions



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Disclaimer Note

We CANNOT guarantee 100% accuracy for the specification table above.