The Infinix Zero 5 is Infinix Mobility’s flagship smartphone of 2017, and one look at the device is enough to tell you that the device is deserving of that title. The Infinix Zero 5 was announced alongside its higher variant, the Infinix Zero 5 Pro, and it’s the best smartphone yet from Infinix.
From an exquisite design never seen before on Infinix smartphones with great internals worthy of a flagship, to dual cameras with superb features and a revamped software, the Infinix Zero 5 is worth its price.
Infinix Zero 5 Specs
Here is a summary of what the Infinix Zero 5 brings to the table:
- 5.98-inch IPS LCD screen.
- FHD (1,080 x 1,920) pixel resolution.
- ∼368ppi pixel density.
- Corning Gorilla Glass 3.
- Dimensions – 166.38 * 82.38 * 7.95 mm.
- Octa-core 2.6GHz MediaTek Helio P25 (MT6757 CD) CPU.
- 900MHz Mali-T880 MP2 GPU.
- 6GB RAM.
- 64GB internal storage, expandable up to 128GB (dedicated).
- 12-megapixel + 13-megapixel dual rear cameras with 1.25um pixel size, 2X optical zoom and dual-LED flash.
- 16-megapixel front camera with LED flash.
- 4,350mAh battery.
- 4G LTE connectivity.
- Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n dual-band, Bluetooth 4.2.
- Android 7.0 Nougat OS with XOS 3.0 UI.
Infinix Zero 5 In-depth Specifications
Design & Display
The Infinix Zero 5 comes with a metal unibody design like its predecessor, the Infinix Note 4. One would expect that a flagship smartphone that was launched towards the end of 2017 would come with a bezel-less design that was (and is still) trending at the time, but Infinix chose to go with a 16:9 aspect ratio on the Zero 5.
The smartphone uses on-screen buttons for navigation, and the bottom bezel is unnecessarily large since it houses no components. The top bezel houses the selfie camera, its accompanying LED flash and the earpiece, while the rear has the dual cameras and dual LED flash in a module at the top, and the fingerprint sensor at the centre.
The Infinix Zero 5 comes in the phablet section with a 5.98-inch IPS display which has a Full HD (1,080 * 1,920) pixel resolution and 368 PPI pixel density. The display which is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 3 is bright in both indoor and outdoor conditions with a 500 nits maximum brightness level. With a thickness of just 7.95 millimetres, the Zero 5 is one hell of a nice device to use.
Performance, Storage & Memory
The Infinix Zero 5 is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P25 (MT6757 CD) processor that can operate at high speeds up to 2.6GHz, and its graphics operations are handled by a Mali-T880 MP2 GPU with a max speed of 900MHz.
It comes with 6GB of RAM which makes multi-tasking a breeze for the device. It comes with 64GB of internal storage, and in case that’s not enough, you can insert a microSD card with a size of up to 128GB in its external microSD card slot for additional storage space.
The Infinix Zero 5 sports a dual camera setup consisting of a 12-megapixel primary wide-angle lens and 13MP secondary telephoto lens at the rear. These have a 1.25um pixel size and come with 2X optical zoom which allows you to capture clear and detailed pictures of faraway objects. There’s also a dual LED flash to brighten things up in low-light conditions.
A 16-megapixel camera handles the business of taking selfies on the front of the Zero 5, and it’s assisted in low-light conditions with a LED flash.
Battery, Connectivity & Software
The Infinix Zero 5 packs a 4,350mAh battery that can last for more than a day on heavy use, and you don’t have to wait too long to get a full charge as it comes with Infinix’s Xcharge fast charging mechanism which charges the device form 0 to 100% in around two and a half hours.
The Zero 5 supports 4G LTE networks, including Glo’s elusive 4G LTE band (Band 28). It comes with a USB Type-C port which offers increased charging and data transfer speed, and runs on Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box with XOS 3.0 layered on top.
Infinix Zero 5 Price and Availability
The Infinix Zero 5 comes in Bordeaux Red, Sandstone Black and Champagne Gold colours. It currently goes for around N106,000 in the Nigerian market, but you can get it for just N87,000 ($263.99) on Gearbest. If you’re wondering how you can purchase products on Gearbest and get them here in Nigeria, we made an extensive guide on this for you.
From the 7th of March to the 14th of March, you can purchase the Infinix Zero 5 for just $222.48 (N81,000) on Gearbest by using the coupon code InfinixZ51 during checkout.
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