Infinix S5 Pro Review

Infinix has of late increased its game in the spending segment and has been propelling phones with promising equipment at extremely serious cost points. The organization has boasted of propelling the most affordable phones with three back cameras and a gap punch display. Presently, Infinix is hoping to catch another first with the Infinix S5 Pro –  claimed to be the lowest valued phone getting a pop-together selfie camera. The latest Infinix model also features three back cameras with a 48-megapixel principle snapper, a pixel-dense full-HD+ notchless display, and a respectable 4,000mAh battery.

Infinix S5 Pro design and fabricate quality

Infinix S5 Pro’s back board is made of plastic and attracts dust particles actually rapidly

Enormous and strong – these are the two words that first rung a bell when we took the Infinix S5 Pro out of its retail bundle. The casing and back board of the phone are made out of plastic, yet the construct quality is acceptable. We saw minor flex, especially in the center of the back board and along the edges, however insufficient to be noticable with everyday usage, and far superior to the flimsy Infinix Hot 8 (Review). The back board is bended on each of the four sides and meets the edge without making any sharp edges.

Infinix S5 Pro Review

Infinix has worked superbly of giving the back board a glass-like finish, and fortunately, the phone is not very slippery. The shading options are both rather garish, and won’t be some tea. The Violet shading choice that we had for audit has a strong pink undertone that step by step darkens and looks purplish towards the edges, including the edge. The glossy back board has a mirror-like finish and is incredibly intelligent. The other alternative is Forest Green which is similarly brilliant.

This look may appeal to individuals who like distinctive colors and drawing consideration. Unfortunately, the Infinix S5 Pro is just accessible in these two colors, and on the off chance that you are searching for an increasingly subtle choice, you are up the creek without a paddle.

The phone has a huge notchless display that is crisp and offers great survey angles

The back camera module creates a huge knock and makes the phone wobble when put on a level surface. Also, the design seems fundamentally the same as that of the Vivo V15, down to the shape and position of the unique mark scanner and the physical buttons. The volume and force buttons are close enough and offer a clicky response. As for the spring in advance camera, Infinix says it has been designed to withstand 150,000 lifts, which translates to 50 cycles every day for more than eight years. In any case, we saw that dust easily accumulates around the spring up module.

The Infinix S5 Pro doesn’t appear as though a spending phone from the front, thanks to the indent less display. In any case, it is stuck with a Micro-USB port, which is disappointing since rivals have now proceeded onward to the advanced USB Type-C standard. The phone has a triple slot plate for two Nano-SIMs and a microSD card, which is a sigh of alleviation since there’s no crossover solution. The unique mark sensor was not exact as far as we can tell, which was a gigantic irritation. It neglected to perceive our unique finger impression in one go almost every time we attempted to open the phone.

Infinix S5 Pro specifications and software

The Infinix S5 Pro has a 6.53-inch full-HD+ IPS LCD display with a 19.5:9 aspect proportion, which makes for a 91 percent screen-to-body proportion. The board has a pixel density of 403ppi and Infinix has used 2.5G bended edge NEG Dinorex glass for insurance. The phone does not accompany a pre-applied screen protector.

Infinix S5 Pro has nice form quality, however one-gave usage is somewhat troublesome

Infinix’s latest contribution relies on the MediaTek Helio P35 SoC combined with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of installed storage, which can be extended by 256GB. The phone is outfitted with a 4,000mAh battery, yet fast charging is constrained to 10W. Availability is dealt with by 4G LTE, Bluetooth 5, and Wi-Fi 802.11ac. There is also a 3.5mm headphone jack at the bottom, sitting alongside the mono speaker.

The Infinix S5 Pro’s triple back camera setup is featured by a 48-megapixel OmniVision sensor with a f/1.79 opening. There is also a 2-megapixel profundity camera and a committed low-light sensor. Interestingly, the organization markets the Infinix S5 Pro as a triple back camera phone, yet just one of the three sensors is really equipped for taking photos all alone. The spring up module houses a 16-megapixel front camera with a f/2.0 opening. Camera features incorporate AR emojis, Portrait HDR, and wide selfies.

The Infinix S5 Pro runs Android 10 with the custom XOS 6.0 UI. Our audit unit was stuck on the dated November 2019 Android security fix. Aside from a local dim subject, the Android 10-based cycle of XOS does not carry any remarkable new features to the table, and its design also remains unaltered. There is a ton of bloatware; both first-gathering and outsider. Eminently, Kika console still ships as the default on the Infinix S5 Pro, despite having being booted from the Google Play Store because of promotion misrepresentation.

Infinix S5 Pro claims to be the most affordable phone with a spring up selfie camera in India

The preinstalled Palm Store and AHA Games apps go about as Play Store alternatives, yet the nature of apps they offer is poor. Some of the preinstalled apps send spammy notifications, however this can be killed. XOS 6.0 also shows a carousel of instant apps at the top when you pull up the app cabinet. These are essentially online apps that don’t should be downloaded and installed, yet they are also immersed with ads, which can be very frustrating.

On the brilliant side, XOS 6.0 also offers some useful features. We very like the accommodation offered by the Smart Panel, which allows fast access to often used apps and tools. We also saw that route gestures are progressively solid contrasted with XOS 5.0 on more seasoned Infinix phones. The Social Turbo include is quite interesting, and lets you record WhatsApp calls, apply automatic face beautification in video calls, and see messages that have been reviewed by their senders. Infinix has said this has been created in a joint effort with WhatsApp and users’ security and protection have not been compromised despite the fact that Social Turbo has full access to your messages.

Infinix S5 Pro performance

The screen of the Infinix S5 Pro is crisp, and review angles are worthy. Colors are punchy, yet there is a distinct bluish tinge to the display which makes everything appear somewhat cold. Unfortunately, there is no system setting to adjust the shading profile or the temperature of the display.

Infinix S5 Pro runs XOS 6.0 based on Android 10

The brightness is satisfactory, and we didn’t need to struggle while using this phone outdoors under direct sunlight. In any case, a minor inconvenience is that the display is very intelligent, which is especially obvious when the UI’s dim mode is empowered. Also, despite its full-HD+ resolution, this phone is just Widevine L3 affirmed, which means you can’t stream HD or higher resolution content on platforms such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Video.

Coming to genuine performance, the MediaTek Helio P35 chip proves to be solid, as long as you stick to basic tasks. The phone took care of multitasking between apps effortlessly, and didn’t resort to aggressive RAM the executives with 10-15 social media and profitability apps running out of sight. Be that as it may, gaming is the place the MediaTek Helio P35 starts to struggle.

Casual games such as Mario Kart and Alto’s Odyssey ran fine, yet the phone struggled with graphics-intensive games. PUBG Mobile ran at the Balanced graphics setting with the edge rate set to Medium, while COD Mobile defaulted to the Low graphics preset. All things considered, we saw outline drops and occasional stutters once in a while. Synthetic benchmark tests also portray a similar story.

Infinix S5 Pro benchmark scores looked at against Redmi Note 8 and Realme C3

The Infinix S5 Pro scored 187 and 1,070 in the Geekbench 5 single and multi-center tests respectively. Going to the more graphics intensive benchmarks, the phone arrived at 449 in 3DMark Sling Shot Extreme and 822 in the 3DMark Sling Shot tests. It is very obvious that the Helio P35 is more fragile than the Qualcomm Snapdragon 665, which can be found inside phones in the same value section. Also, it performs significantly worse than the MediaTek Helio G70, which powers the Realme C3 which is valued even lower at Rs. 6,999.

Cameras, the format of the default camera app remains unaltered. All the camera modes including Video, AI cam, Beauty, and Bokeh Effect, among others, are situated in succession at the bottom, while the HDR, flash, scene mode, and settings icons are at the top. Eminently, there is no Pro mode in the camera app, and you also can’t take photos in 16:9 aspect proportion. Another idiosyncrasy is that despite having a committed low-light sensor, there is no Night mode.

The Infinix S5 Pro is severely undermined by rivals that offer greater versatility as wide-point and large scale cameras, however what it lacks in versatility, the Infinix S5 Pro tries to make up with crude picture yield. Sunlight photos turn out truly well for a phone estimated under Rs. 10,000. The images are crisp and hold a decent measure of detail. There is acceptable contrast, and dynamic range is not too bad as well. We very loved the way that the Infinix S5 Pro does not overprocess photos, and colors look normal. In any case, the phone occasionally struggled with white parity under harsh sunlight and created washed-out landscape shots.


The phone also impressed us with its close-ups, which hold a solid measure of detail and have punchy colors. Another strong region of the Infinix S5 Pro is picture shots. The phone worked superbly of subject separation and the profundity impact was satisfactory. Edge identification was also good, aside from with hair when the subject in focus was a human

Battery life was just about normal. With customary usage that included day-long Internet availability, as long as three hours of music playback over Bluetooth headphones, and around an hour of gaming and social media usage each, the phone had 20-25 percent left in its battery toward the day’s end. Playing a graphics-intensive game such as PUBG Mobile for thirty minutes consumed 10 percent of the battery, and the phone didn’t get too hot.

In our HD video battery circle test, the Infinix S5 Pro lasted 15 hours and 42 minutes before the battery completely discharged. The packaged 10W charger is very slow however. It took 61 minutes to energize the 4,000mAh battery to the 50 percent mark, after which the pursuing rate slowed and it took an extra 1 hour and 53 minutes to charge this phone completely.


The Infinix S5 Pro has a couple of things going in support of its. The notchless full-HD+ display and spring up selfie camera are impressive for a phone in this value bracket.The performance, be that as it may, is just average, and when contrasted with similarly evaluated rivals, this phone leaves a ton to be desired. The fundamental camera performs well in the daytime, however despite pressing a devoted low-light sensor, night photography yield is sub-standard. Battery life is also scarcely normal, and it takes almost three hours to charge the 4,000mAh battery.

On the off chance that your essential concerns are style and standing out, and you can make a couple of compromises in terms of usefulness, the Infinix S5 Pro could be a conventional pick for Rs. 9,999. Then again, on the off chance that you need the most extreme incentive for your cash, the Redmi Note 8, Realme 5S, and Vivo U10 are better than the Infinix phone in almost all key areas.

Richa Pandit

Hi, This is Richa Pandit, Blogger & writer on Businessrooters.

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