Infinix Note 5 launches as a very affordable Android One device in India

Hong Kong-based Infinix Mobility has launched it’s first Android One smartphone in India. The handset is in the Note series and is called Infinix Note 5 as it succeeds the Note 4 of last year. The Note 5 will retail for Rs 9,999 making it the cheapest Android One device on the continent.

The Infinix Note 5 promises some decent specs for the asking price and also has a clean build quality and design. It has a 5.99-inch Full-HD+ display and a Full View 18:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, it’s core is the MediaTek Helio P23 chipset that will run Android 8.1 Oreo. It has dual 4G connectivity and a massive 4,500mAh battery. That’s not all it ships with a 18W fast charging brick, so that’s a huge plus.
For photo snappers out there, Infinix has lined up a 12MP sensor with LED and PDAF. On the flip side, the front has a 16MP sensor.

The base model 3GB + 32FGB costs Rs 9,999 and the 4GB + 64GB costs Rs 11,999. First sale will start on August 31 at 12PM on Flipkart.

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infinix note 5

  • 5.99-inch (2160×1080 pixels) FHD+ 18:9 IPS 2.5D curved glass display
  • 2.5GHz Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P23 16nm processor with 800MHz ARM Mali G71 MP2 GPU
  • 3GB RAM with 32GB storage / 4GB RAM with 64GB internal storage, expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo)
  • Dual SIM (nano + nano + microSD)
  • 12MP rear camera with Dual LED flash, 1.25μm pixel size. f/2.0 aperture
  • 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS, USB OTG
  • 4500mAh battery with fast charging


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1 Comment

  1. Naail Zahid
    August 23, 2018

    They were one of the first Android One manufacturers during the first year of Android one so it’s nice to see them making another device. Their first device was also pretty decently specced for its price.