The Design and Display
Copying smartphone design is something that has become a norm amongst Android smartphone brands. However, having smartphone brands manufactured by the same parent company makes smartphone sequels a bit more rampant.
Comparing the design of the Tecno Camon 15 pro to that of the Infinix S5 pro, you get to find that both smartphones are actually similar in terms of design and form factor. It’s easy to say the Infinix S5 pro was designed to match the Tecno Camon 15 Pro.
It’s the same pop-up camera story, facilitating lesser bezels around its display. Speaking on display, you get a 6.53-inch display, with a screen resolution of 1080 x 2340 and a screen density of 395 PPI.
Behind you have an array of three cameras, a camera flash, a capacitive fingerprint sensor, the Infinix branding which indicates its an Infinix smartphone and also the S branding indicating its a smartphone from the Infinix ‘S’ series.
Build quality is pretty much low-budget. Infinix is playing safe around premium smartphone build materials. You get plastic on the frame and rear, with glass upfront, which is facilitated by the presence of its display.
The color variants of the Infinix S5 Pro are quite limited. It comes in two colors, which may end up being a dilemma for you if you don’t like them. However, color variants available are Violet and forest green.
Despite having a reduction in the number of cameras. The Infinix S5 Pro is no slouch. It improves on the capacity of the camera sensors we saw on the Infinix S5. The Infinix S5 Pro went big on camera sensors.
Its rear camera setup is home to a 48MP primary camera with an aperture of f/1.8, a 2MP depth camera and a QVGA low light sensor.
With this rear camera setup, you can take photos in HDR, panorama and also shoot 1080p videos with frame rates capped at 30fps.
For selfies, the Infinix S5 Pro features a 40MP motorized popup selfie camera, with an aperture of f/2.0. This camera is also capable of shooting photos in HDR and also shoot 1080p videos at 30fps.
There is a model that offers 16MP + 2MP + QVGA camera. This appears to be the model available in Nigeria, Kenya, Ghana, and maybe the rest of Africa.
This model is also called Infinix S5 Pro (16+32), because it features a 32MP motorized popup Front Camera.
Hardware and Software
Performance-wise, the Infinix S5 Pro falls in the same category as the Tecno Camon 15 Pro. You have got hardware specs that fall in the lower midrange category.
Inside the Infinix S5 Pro X660B is an Octa-core Helio P35, a PowerVR GE8320, a 4GB RAM or 6GB RAM, 64GB / 128GB of internal storage with an option for storage expansion via Micro-SD and a Non-Removable 4000mAh battery.
On the software side, you have got Infinix’s user interface running on the Android 10 operating system, making the Infinix S5 Pro one of the first Infinix smartphones to run the Android 10 operating system.
The Infinx S5 Pro features a 3.5mm headphone jack, a Micro-USB port (USB 2.0) and Bluetooth 5.0.
It has support for 4G connectivity. This means downloads and streams will be subjected to 4G speeds.