Infinix NOTE 5 With Android One Is A Must Have – See Full Specs

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


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.


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).


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.


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.


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.


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.


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
Keyboard Touchscreen
Colors Milan Black, Berlin Gray and Ice Blue colors
Cover Glass
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
Internal 32GB
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
Loudspeaker Yes
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
USB Yes, microUSB
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
Video 2160p@30fps
Secondary 16 MP Camera
Capacity 4500mAh Li-Ion non-removable battery
Stand-by up to 72 hours
Talk time N/A
Music play
Other Features
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity, Compass, Rear Fingerprint, Face ID unlock via OTA update and Light sensor
Messaging SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM
Browser HTML5
Java No
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).

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