Infinix Hot 5 (also known as Infinix X559) is another mid-range smartphone from the Hong-Kong phone maker – Infinix Mobility. The phone came with a smaller variant known as Infinix Hot 5 Lite.

The two Hot 5 devices have very similar specs with just two differences; RAM capacity and availability of fingerprint scanner.

With the release of Infinix Hot 5 and Hot 5 Lite, Infinix is obviously turning more attention to the low-end market, the Hot 5 was meant to succeed the Infinix Hot 4 and have more improved specifications.

But the only major improvement in the new Infinix Hot 5 is the upgraded Android version.

Infinix Hot 5 smartphone was released in August 2017. The touchscreen smartphone is a dual SIM phone with a plastic design measuring 154.8 x 77.7 x 8.35 mm and weighs 168 grams.

What looks likely to give it an extra boost is the provision of 2 GB of RAM. Infinix Hot 5 boots version 2.2 of its maker’s XOS software, which runs on Android 7.0 Nougat.

The Infinix Hot 5 is available in various colors which are Fine Gold, San-stone Black, White, Lemon and Red while there is only one available model of the Infinix Hot 5 which is the 16GB model.

Infinix Hot 5 Key Specs

Resolution  1280 x 720 pixel
Display 5.5 inches
OS Android Nougat
Rear Camera 8-megapixel
Front Camera 5-megapixel
RAM 1GB
microSD Storage Up to 32GB
Battery 4000mAh
Design Plastic

Price: How much does Infinix Hot 5 cost?

You can get the Infinix Hot 5 in the US for $92 while the price on Canada starts at $118 depending on online retailer you choose from below.

In Australia, the price starts at $120 but the price of Infinix Hot 5 in UK is £177 while the EU countries can buy Infinix Hot 5 for €78.

In Africa, you can buy the Infinix Hot 5 in Nigeria for ₦33,500 and Kenya for KSh 9,550 while in Asia, specifically India, the price of Infinix Hot 5 is RS 5,950.

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Infinix Hot 5
Infinix Hot 5

 

Design

The back is made of a plastic with 3D texture. If you expected a metal body, you can’t complain much because of the price range. You’re at liberty to choose from the various colors available. They all look beautiful with good aesthetics.

Showing off a cool looking body, the Infinix Hot 5 cannot be said to disappoint in terms of looks at this price. It is neither too bulky nor too thick for a device in this range. You will be able to get it in a variety of colours, including gold.


Display

Infinix Hot 5 HD capacitative, multi-touch touchscreen display size at 5.5 inches with screen resolution at 1280 x 720 pixel and screen density, PPI at 264 pixel per inch.

At of the back of the Hot 5 sits an 8 megapixels camera with single LED flash, the front camera uses 5 megapixels camera and also has a LED flash positioned to help maximize image quality in dark conditions.

Performance

Infinix Hot 5 runs on Android Nougat operating system with performance backed by 1GB RAM and Quad – Core processing unit clocking at speeds of 1.3GHz .

The Internal storage size of the Infinix Hot 5 phone is available at 16GB with expandable memory via microSD card up to 32GB. What looks likely to give it an extra boost is the provision of 2 GB of RAM. Infinix Hot 5 boots version 2.2 of its maker’s XOS software, which runs on Android 7.0 Nougat.

Camera

Infinix Hot 5 has both a rear or primary camera and a front or secondary camera. Infinix Hot 5 comes with 8-megapixel for the rear or primary camera and 5 -megapixel front or secondary camera for additional camera support.

Battery Capacity and Sensors

Infinix Hot 5 packs a Non-Removable Lithium-Ion 4000mAh to power all the above features and more like the connectivity options which includes Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS and sensors like Accelerometer, proximity, Compass, Light sensor.

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Infinix Hot 5 Full Specifications

Smartphone Design
Device Name Infinix Hot 5
Type Touchscreen
Released Date August 2017
Dimensions and Size 154.8 x 77.7 x 8.35 mm
Weight (in grams) 168gram
Colors Fine Gold, San-stone Black, White, Lemon and Red colors
Number of SIM Two
SIM Dual SIM support
Material Plastic
Water Resistance No
Dust Resistance No
Battery
Type Non removable Li-Ion
Battery Capacity 4000mAh
Stand-by
Talk time
Fast Charge
Wireless Charging No
Display
Screen Type HD capacitative, multi-touch touchscreen
Screen Size (inches) 5.5 inches
Screen-to-body-ratio
Resolution 1280 x 720 pixel
Pixels Per Inch (PPI) 264 ppi pixel density
Colors 16 million colors
Screen Protection No
Software
Operating System Android 7.0 Nougat (with XOS)
Hardware
Processor Type or Chipset MediaTek MT6580
Processor Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A53 CPU
RAM 2GB
Internal Storage 16GB
Expandable Storage Yes
Expandable Storage Type microSD
Maximum Expandable Storage Up to 32GB
Camera
Front or Secondary 8 – Megapixel
Rear or Primary 5 – Megapixel
Features autofocus with more focus capability, Geo-tagging, face detection, HDR, phase detection, panorama camera with dual LED flash,Dual front camera, with soft LED flash.
Connectivity
Wifi or Wi-Fi Yes
WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetooth Yes. Bluetooth v4.0 with A2DP
GPS Yes, with A-GPS, GPS
Infrared port No
NFC No
Radio No
USB 5pin micro-USB 2.0 (supports OTG)
USB On-The-Go
Headphone 3.5mm jack
Networks
Network Technology GSM / HSDPA
4G LTE No
Sensors
Iris scanner No
Fingerprint No
Gyroscope No
Accelerometer Yes
Proximity Yes
Compass or Magnetometer Yes
Hall No
G. Sensor No
Ambient Light No
Light Sensor Yes
 

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