Expanding its popular Smart series, Infinix today launched the much-awaited Smart 5 smartphone in India. The Infinix Smart 5 comes packed with an array of category-first features such as a 6,000mAh battery along with a large 6.82-inch display and a powerful Helio G25 octa-core processor.
To be available exclusively on Flipkart at Rs 7,199 from February 18, the smartphone comes in four colour variants – Morandi Green, 7-degree Purple, Aegean Blue, and Obsidian Black. According to the company, each device will come with an additional Jio offer with benefits worth Rs 4,000: 40 Jio cashback vouchers worth Rs 2,000 (voucher of Rs 50 each on prepaid recharge of Rs 349) and partner brand coupons worth Rs 2,000.
In terms of technical specs, the all-new Smart 5 flaunts a 6.82-inch HD+ cinematic Drop Notch display and a 90.66% screen-to-body ratio. The screen also comes with a narrow bezel and aspect ratio of 20.5:9 which makes it an excellent device for enjoying TV shows, movies, music videos, or any kind of entertainment. The display of the smartphone also has 440 nits of brightness and a 1500:1 contrast ratio. It also has a gem-cut texture design with flow pattern and 2.5D curved glass unibody finish.
Unlike the previous Smart series devices, the Infinix Smart 5 is powered by Helio G25 octa-core processor, which has a CPU clock speed of up to 2.0Ghz and a highly efficient 12nm production process. The new processor is further backed by the Mediatek HyperEngine technology for intelligent dynamic management of CPU, GPU and memory; smooth gaming performance, enhanced power efficiency and network connectivity. Available in 2GB RAM/32GB storage, the Smart 5 has 3 card slots (Dual nano SIM + Micro SD) with expandable memory up to 256 GB and operates on Android 10 with the latest XOS 7 skin.
Talking about the lenses, the smartphone comes equipped with 13MP AI dual rear cameras that have a quad LED flash along with an f/1.8 large aperture. The advanced camera of Smart 5 also comes with a category-first mode like Slow Motion video recording feature that allows users to capture and edit super slow motion videos through the camera interface. The phone also features an 8MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture and LED flash, AI-driven beauty mode and multiple camera modes such as portrait and wide selfie. A cutting-edge AI framework boosts the camera capabilities of the phone, enabling Auto Scene detection from 15+ different modes to adjust the image accordingly. Additionally, the rear camera is also equipped with AI HDR+ composition for exceptional exposure along with a 3D body shaping feature.
The Infinix Smart 5 houses a heavy-duty 6,000mAh battery, backed by an ultra-Power Marathon technology that optimises the power used by the apps and thereby increases battery backup by up to 25%. This keeps the smartphone operational even after long hours of heavy usage. The battery claims to give a standby time of more than 50 days, delivering up to 23 hours of nonstop video playback, 53 hours of 4G talktime, 155 hours of music playback, 23 hours of web surfing and 14 hours of gaming.
In terms of connectivity, the smartphone features dual 4G VoLTE, VoWiFi, and the latest Bluetooth v5.0. For security purposes, the device comes with face unlock feature and a multifunctional fingerprint sensor that is not just for unlocking the smartphone but also for accepting calls, dismissing alarms, and quick start apps.
Anish Kapoor, CEO, Infinix India, said, “With the launch of Smart 5, our endeavor is to further strengthen our Smart series that has been receiving rave reviews and ratings on Flipkart. Our latest device promises an immersive viewing experience and performance upgrade driven by a powerful processor, revolutionary design and several category-first features like Slow Motion video recording that ensures a high-end smartphone experience at a value-driven price range. We are certain that Indian masses are going to love this budget smartphone for an uninterrupted and immersive screen time experience as we believe that Smart 5 truly embodies Infinix’s spirit of “Ab Rukna Nahi.”