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Infinix Note 5 Review, Price and Specification

The infinix note 5 comes with lots of upgrades, when compared with the Note 4 and Note 4 pro. There are lots of improvement that are totally worth listing here.

Before the Infinix Note 5 was released, I did wrote an article on what to expect, if you did miss out on reading it, here’s the article.  5 Things You Must Know About Infinix Note 5 Before Buying It, I still find the article resourceful.

Infinix Note 5 smartphone was officially launched in August 2018, after so many rumours, and the fans were not disappointed. This device comes with a 5.99-inch touchscreen display with a resolution of 1080 pixels by 2160 pixels.

You can also checkout the Infinix Note 3 and Infinix Note 3 pro.

When it comes to the price, the note 5 price differs, as there is the Note 5 and the infinix Note 5 stylus. The Infinix Note 5 price in India is Rs. 8,999. If you are to convert this money to Nigerian’s Naira, it is approximately around N45,000, which is the current price of this device in Africa’s biggest country.

Note 5 Specs Quick Run Down

  • 6.0-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 2160 x 1080 pixels
  • Android One
  • Octa-core MediaTek Hello P23 CPU with 3GB/4GB RAM
  • Comes with an amazing 32GB/64GB built-in storage space, up to 256GB with a memory card.
  • 12MP Camera at the back, and a 16MP front Camera for selfies.
  • Fingerprint Scanner (which is positioned at the back, unlike the note 4, where the sensor was positioned at the home key.)
  • 4G LTE
  • Comes with a massive 4, 500mAh non removable Li-Ion battery.

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Infinix Note 5


The Infinix Note 5 is powered by 2GHz octa-core processor, which means that among other midrange device, this phone can be called a beast. This device also comes with 3GB of RAM.

While for the inbuilt memory, the phone packs 32GB of internal storage, which is expandable to 128GB via a microSD card.


Infinix phones always do have wonderful camera’s, which makes it one of the most popular devices in countries like Nigeria, Ghana, India, and Asia countries. The Infinix Note 5 comes with a 12-megapixel (f/2.0) primary camera on the back, and a 16-megapixel front camera for selfies.


While for the battery, when compared with it’s predecessor, Infinix Note 5 is powered by a 4500mAh. It measures 158.25 x 75.25 x 8.65 (height x width x thickness) and weighs 175.00 grams. While the Note 4 comes with 4,300mAh.

The Infinix Note 5 is Dual SIM (GSM and GSM) just like all it’s other devices. This smartphone accepts Nano-SIMs only. While for the available connectivity options, there are the Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, Micro-USB, FM, Active 4G on both SIM cards, 3G and 4G (with support for Band 40 used by some LTE networks in Nigeria, Kenya, India).


Sensors available on the phone include Fingerprint sensor, which is used for security and other apps that requires it for confirmation, Compass/ Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer and Ambient light sensor.


Release date August 2018
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 158.25 x 75.25 x 8.65
Weight (g) 175.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 4500
Fast charging Proprietary
Colours Ice Blue, Milan Black, Berlin Gray


Screen size (inches) 5.99
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080×2160 pixels
Aspect ratio 18:9


Processor 2GHz octa-core
Processor make MediaTek Helio P23
Internal storage 32GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 128


Rear camera 12-megapixel (f/2.0)
Rear autofocus Yes
Rear flash LED
Front camera 16-megapixel (f/2.0)
Front flash Yes


Operating system Android 8.1 Oreo


Wi-Fi Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.20
Micro-USB Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 2
Active 4G on both SIM cards Yes
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
SIM Type Nano-SIM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes


Fingerprint sensor Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes

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