First Impression and Unboxing
The Note 5 is the latest device launched by Infinix Mobility under the
Note series. It comes in two variants which is the Note 5 and Note 5
Pro with features specifically made to suit the smartphone demands
of users and enhance tech intelligence amongst them
What is In the Box?
The device (Infinix Note 5)
Wall adapter for charging
User manual and guide
SIM Ejector tool
Before delving into the first hand feel of the device, let’s take a look
at the major features of the Infinix Note 5.
OS: Android 8.1 Oreo with Android One
SIM Type: Dual SIM (Micro)
4G LTE : YES, LTE
Screen Size: 6.0 FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Screen Resolution : 2160 x 1080 pixels (~403 PPI)
Processor Type : Octa-core 2.0 GHz
Internal Storage : 32GB
External Storage : microSD, up to 128GB
Back / Rear Camera : 12MP camera & LED Flash
Front Camera : 16MP
Battery: 4500 mAh (non-removable)
The first thing that readily strikes you about the Note 5 is design of
the device. The Note is sleek, the mirror finish at the back and the
edge-to-edge display gives it a premium look with the front 2.5D
glass and metallic build. We love the design and build quality of the
The usual ports and buttons are included, and these are the power
and volume keys on the right side, the headphone jack, microphone,
Micro USB port and speaker grille on the bottom and the SIM card
tray on the left. The power button is textured for easy identification
even when you are not looking at it. The SIM and MicroSD tray can
accommodate two SIM cards and a MicroSD card simultaneously.
About the cameras, there’s an 12MP large pixel camera and 16MP
low light selfie camera which are both supported by Artificial
Intelligence, thanks to the Android One OS. The camera menu looks
easy to use and comes with several preinstalled camera modes.
However, this section would be put to test extensively soon enough.
As for the software, the Note 5 comes with Android One 8.1 OS. It
is smooth as you’d expect, also thanks to the 3GB RAM. There’s an
internal storage of 16GB RAM which can be expanded to 128GB
RAM via a micro SD card.
The Note 5 comes in another variant called the Note 5 Pro with so
many more splendid features. Yeah and one last thing about the
Infinix Note 5 is the battery, you get a massive 4,500 mAh, it can
supposedly last three days on a single charge. This and more would
be put to test over the coming weeks in a more detailed