Amidst the growing concerns over coronavirus (COVID-19), we saw some of the smartphone manufacturers canceling their product announcements and taking it online. Following the same, Infinix, which was set to announce its latest budget offering with a pop-up selfie camera through an event, took the online approach instead to announce the new device. Called the S5 Pro, the device features a pop-up selfie camera, making it the first smartphone to offer a pop-up selfie camera in the sub-10K price bracket.
Infinix S5 Pro: Design and Display
The Infinix S5 Pro features a 3D glass finish design on the rear, and it comes in two color options: Forest Green and Violet. Towards the front, the handset has a 6.53-inch Full View IPS LCD Display with FHD+ resolution, offering a 91% screen-to-body ratio and a 19.5:9 aspect ratio, along with a 2.5D curved glass on top.
Infinix S5 Pro: Performance
At its core, the S5 Pro is powered by a MediaTek Helio P35 octa-core processor (clocked at 2.3GHz) with PowerVR GE8320 GPU, coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of storage (expandable up to 256GB with microSD card). To power the internals, it is equipped with a 4000mAh battery with AI smart power saving. Among other things, the handset comes with face unlock, rear-mounted fingerprint scanner, and DTS Surround Sound. For connectivity, it supports dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, and Bluetooth 5.0. And on the software front, it runs on XOS 6.0 (DolphinOS) based on Android 10, out of the box.
Infinix S5 Pro: Camera
In the camera department, the S5 Pro sports a triple-camera setup on the rear, with an LED flash. The setup includes a 48MP primary sensor with f/1.79 aperture, accompanied by a 2MP depth sensor and a low-light sensor. On the front, the device comes with a 16MP pop-up camera with an f/2.0 aperture for selfies.
Infinix S5 Pro: Pricing and Availability
The Infinix S5 Pro comes in only one configuration: 4GB + 64GB and is priced at Rs 9,999. It will go on sale starting March 13 on Flipkart.