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Infinix Hot 5

Infinix is one brand that is vehemently admired by tons of people in our society, for different reasons. There are several people here who can only settle for budget smartphones, and they still don’t want to settle for something annoying. Well, Infinix is one brand that has made different variants to serve different people. In this article, we will be talking about the Infinix Hot 5. Actually, this device succeeds the Infinix Hot 4.

Actually, this is a nice smartphone with nice features and specs. After it was released into the market, the company brought up more upgrades by making other devices with better specs (which are of course, more expensive). Nevertheless, this is also a sophicated smartphone, and you can have a nice time with it. As a fifth generation offering in the Hot series of affordable smartphones, it came with a owerful battery, fingerprint scanner and Android 7.0 (Nougat).

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    – 5.5-inch Touch Display, 720 x 1280 pixels (267ppi)
–  1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6580 CPU with 2GB RAM
–   Android 7.0 (Nougat), XOS 2.2
–    16GB Storage with support for memory card up to 32GB
–    8MP Rear Camera and 5MP Front Camera
–    3G and Wi-Fi
–    Fingerprint Sensor (Rear)
–    4000 mAh Battery with Fast Charging

Infinix Hot 5 Design and Display

Talking about the body of this device, it is cool, and you as a buyer should enjoy the feel of what you spent your money on. It was nicely made by the company, and is neither too bulky nor too thick for a device in this range.

We should also add that it came in a variety of colors, including gold. The device also have a large 5.5-inch IPS display. The display has a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels, and you should enjoy your stuff.

Infinix Hot 5 Camera and Storage

The Infinix Hot 5 also came with an 8 megapixel sensor with autofocus on its rear. On the front is a 5 megapixel snapper for selfies (and you should love this if you are a fan of taking selfies with a smartphone). So, another reason for photography addicts to get this device is here. Don’t forget that there is 16 GB of space. A microSD card slot lets one also expand storage by up to 128 GB.

The Infinix Hot 5 Performance and OS

Although there is a limit to what an average budget smartphone can do, you can really expect some more from this one. It should be noted that it came with a quad-core MediaTek processor clocked at 1.3 GHz.

Additionally, the device has 2 GB of RAM. Infinix Hot 5 boots version 2.2 of its maker’s XOS software, which runs on Android 7.0 Nougat. So, we expect you to like this device.

Infinix Hot 5 Other Specs and Features

In a society like ours, one of the major reasons you might want to consider going for this device is because of its battery. It came with 4000 mAh. Additionally, it came with fast fast charge technology – which means one can enjoy about 4 hours of talk time from 5-minute charge

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It must also be noted that the rear mounted fingerprint scanner adds to the appeal of the Infinix Hot 5. For connectivity, there are features such as USB OTG, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n with hotspot.

So,  here is a nice budge smartphone you can get your hands on and use to do several productive stuffs. There are two SIM card slots on it – leaving you with two choices.

Infinix Hot 5 Specification

Here are the specs of the device:

General Features

    Platform: Android 7.0 (Nougat), XOS 2.2 Skin
Processor: 1.3GHz quad-core Processor (MediaTek MT6580)
GPU: Mali 400
Memory: 2GB RAM
Colours: Red, Black, White, Gold, Green
Dimension: 154.8 x 77.7 x 8.35 mm
Weight: 168 g
SIM Type: Micro SIM
SIM Count: Dual-SIM, Dual Standby


    Display: 5.5-inch Display, 720 x 1280 pixels (267ppi)
Screen Protection: –


    Rear Camera: 8 MP Camera, LED Flash, HD Video
Rear Camera Features: Autofocus
Front Camera: 5MP Camera, LED Flash


    Built-in Storage: 16GB Storage
Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 32GB
Bundled Cloud Storage: –

Network Support

    2G GSM: 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900MHz
2G CDMA 1X: No
3G WCDMA: 850 / 900 / 2100MHz
4G LTE: No

Internet & Connectivity

    GPRS: Yes, up to 48kbps
HSPA+: Yes, up to 42.2 Mbps
4G LTE: No
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n
Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
Bluetooth: Yes, Bluetooth 4.0
Infrared Blaster: No
USB Port: Yes, microUSB 2.0, USB on the Go


    SMS/MMS: Yes
Instant Messaging: Yes
Push Emails: Yes
Email Protocol:


    Music Player: Yes, mp3, WAV, FLAC, eACC+
Video Player: Yes, MPEG4, H.263, H.264, XviD
FM Radio: Yes (with RDS)
Loudspeaker: Yes
3.5mm Jack: Yes


    Navigation: Yes, GPS with A-GPS
Maps: Yes, Google Maps

Sensors & Control

    Digital Compass: Yes
Accelerometer: Yes
Proximity Sensor: Yes
Light Sensor: Yes
Barometer: No
Pedometer: No
Gyroscope: –
Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Rear)
Iris Scanner: No
Intelligent Digital Assistant: –
Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
Voice Control: –

Other Features

    Video Streaming: Yes
Active Noise Cancellation: –
Wireless Charging: No
Water Resistant: No
Dust Resistant:
Image Editor: Yes
Video Editor: No (download at store)
Document Viewer: No (download at store)
Document Editor: No (download at store)


    Battery: 4000 mAh Battery
Standby Time: up to 837 hours
Talktime: up to 24 hours (3G)
Browsing Time: –
Video Watching: –
Music Playback: –
Fast Charging: Yes

In conclusion, this device is a nice one for those who want to get a budget smartphone here. You can get one online as well as at other physical stores around you.

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