The time has come for the much-awaited Note 5 to hit the market. Yea, I am glad to announce to you that now is the time. Infinix Note 5 has officially launched. The flagship series from Infinix which is loved by many for its sleek design and its large display has produced yet another stunning device. The Infinix note 5 succeeds the Note 4 while it rivals Samsung J6, A6, Tecno Camon X and the likes I trust that we will revel with all the pleasure it brings.
Infinix NOTE 5 With Android One
The Chinese company codenamed this “Beyond Intelligent”. It has A.I capabilities and is Powered by Android One, so you see why it’s called Intelligent. Being an Android One Phone is the leading selling point in my own opinion. Being an Android One will ensure that it receives security updates monthly and at least Android P and Android Q (the next two Android O.S Upgrade), which would be nice for any device at this point in time. It has some other interesting Specs you need to consider. Let’s take a closer look.
- Full HD+ display; 18:9 screen ratio
- Sleek design ‘Glossy body’
- A Selfie dedicated device with 16MP in front and 12MP on the rear
- Advanced technologies such as Google Lens and Google Assistant
- Android 8.1 Oreo with 3GB RAM
- Octa-core 2.0GHz MediaTek Helio P23 MT6763T
- 32GB built-in storage, upgradeable up to 128GB
INFINIX NOTE 5 DISPLAY
The “Beyond Intelligent” Note 5 smartphone is equipped with an amazing display, which provides users with superb viewing and entertainment experience with an Infinity 6.0’’FHD screen and an 18:9 screen ratio. The edge-to-edge screen also makes the device look stunning, both from a design and a technological perspective.
HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE
On duty is the MediaTek’s powerful mid-range chip the Helio P23 MT6763T. It was built on a 16nm process technology and accompanied by an Octa-Core processor which has a speed of 2.0GHz. While Mali-G71 MP2 is entrusted with the graphics. It clocks at 770MHz.
The Note 5 has 3GB of RAM and a memory speed of 933MHz, this ensures fast multitasking of heavy apps. While the storage still pegs at 32GB, 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 Note 5 device features a perfect 16MP low-light front camera, which allows selfie lovers to take professional selfies even in low light. As for the rear camera, it is supported by a 12MP resolution.
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
The Infinix Note 5 is powered by a non-removable Li-Po 4500mAh battery with 3A fast charging technology. This is device is Infinix’s own Pouvoir. It does up to 3 days as well and would offer you enough power to maximize all this wonderful device has to offer.
INFINIX NOTE 5 A.I CAPABILITIES
As regards A.I, we are going to single out the google lens alone for the sake of this review today. Infinix Note 5 will support Google Lens – a new way to search what you see and interact with the world around you. You can take action on text, identify distinct plant and animal breeds, learn more about popular landmarks and discover products similar to the ones that catch your eye – like furniture and apparel. All through the camera and with the aid of the Google Assistant.
MTN PARTNERS WITH INFINIX ON NOTE 5
Wireless mobile carrier in Nigeria, MTN NG has partnered with the Chinese company to compel even more audience. The Note 5 was also launched in conjunction with telecommunication giants, MTN. This entails that with every purchase of the Note 5 on the MTN network from any authorized retail shop, it comes with 1GB free data and up to 100% data bonus on every recharge for the next 6 months to enable consumers to stay connected for a long period of time.
Infinix Note 5 Detailed Specs
|2G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900|
|3G Network||HSDPA 900 / 2100|
|4G Network||Yes, LTE|
|SIM||Dual Nano SIM (Dual Standby)|
|Status||Launched: June 2018|
|Dimensions||– x x mm
– Weight: g
|Colors||Milan Black, Berlin Gray and Ice Blue colors|
|Type||– FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
– 18:9 Screen aspect ratio
|Size||6.0 inches, 2160 x 1080 pixels, 403 Pixels Per-square Inch|
|Memory And OS|
|Card slot||MicroSD, up to 128GB|
|OS||Android 8.1 Oreo With Android One|
|Processors||– Quad-core 2.0 GHz CPU
– Helio P23 chipset
– Mali G71 MP2
|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 21.2 mbps downlink; Up to 5.76 mbps uplink|
|WIFI||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi direct|
|Bluetooth||Version 4.2, A2DP|
|Primary||– 12 MP, LED flash
– FEATURES: Autofocus, Continuous shooting, Digital zoom, Exposure compensation, Face detection, Geotagging, HDR, ISO settings, Panorama, Scene mode, Self-timer, Touch focus, White balance settings
|Secondary||16 MP Camera|
|Capacity||4500mAh Li-Ion non-removable battery|
|Stand-by||up to 72 hours|
|Sensors||Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass, Rear Fingerprint, Face ID unlock via OTA update and Light sensor|
|Messaging||SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM|
|Miscellaneous||– Quick charge technology
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
|Price level||About 64,300 naira – 17,939 KES – 175 USD|
Price and Availability
Infinix Note 5 is available on shopping stores, starting from $169 to $199, that’s about (N60,000 – N70,000).