Infinix S5 Lite – Infinity-O for all

Last Updated on June 12, 2021 by TM

Smartphones are getting better with Infinix coming up with smartphones that offer incredibly amazing features that are of course affordable to a good number of the population in Nigeria.

Infinix also rolled up the S5 Lite to enable more people buy the Infinity-O display and put it in their pocket. If you are reading this, you probably must have heard about the S5 – Infinix first smartphone with a punch hole display?

Well, the Infinix S5 Lite is not that different. To start with, they look almost the same. One will find some hard time separating it from her bigger brother even though some slight difference exist between both. I am going to talk about that later.

Key features

Launch Date: November, 2019
Display-size: 6.6inch
Resolution: 1600 X 720p
Dimension: 164 x 76 x 7.9mm
Front Camera: 16MP
Rear Camera: 16MP + 2MP +QVGA
RAM: 3/4GB
ROM: 32/64GB
Sim-slot: Dual Nano-sim
Typical Rear Fingerprint
Face Unlock

Infinix S5 Lite Availability & Price in Nigeria

Infinix comes in three colors: midnight black, violet and quetzal cyan. It is available for purchase in online and offline stores in Nigeria.

The Infinix S5 Lite is also selling an affordable price in Nigeria. I will describe it as budget friendly. The 3GB RAM prices starts at 42,500 naira while the 4GB RAM price starts at 46,500 naira.

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The design of the Infinix S5 Lite is simply amazing, holding a smartphone with a punch hole display is enough to make you feel happy in the first place. When you take a look at the rear, you are already glazed over.

On the right is the volume and power button, the dual sim tray and micro SD card slots are on the left while the Speaker grill, micro USB port, microphone and 3.5mm headphone jack are placed at the bottom.

At the back is this sweet looking glass back that looks very attractive. I will say be careful! You are also admire the perfect placement too, the cameras and fingerprint reader are in their perfect spot.


Infinix have always done a good job with the display on her smartphones at least the one we know about in Nigeria. Thank God the display on the Infinix S5 Lite is not disappointing.

The brilliant experience starts from here. On the Infinix S5 Lite is a cinematic wide infinity-O display that comes with a 6.6inch TFT IPS LCD screen that is crisp, clear, bright and sharp.

You will also find some standard display features that will help you immerse yourself in brilliant experiences and enjoy the vivid details that is available here.

The display on the Infinix S5 Lite has a 1600 x 720p resolution, 90.5% screen to body ratio and 20: 9 aspect ratio to add up. There is also a new display feature called Miracast . It helps with better view on big screens.


The Infinix S5 Lite comes with a 16MP front facing camera that sits in the punch hole around the top. This is the number one thing that is standing in the way of the display. If not for this, a full screen would have been achieved here.

The front facing camera works pretty good, it can shot stunning selfies from any angle with her f2.0 aperture on board and 4 –in -1 super Pixel technology.

The selfie camera on the Infinix S5 Lite comes with HDR+ and an intelligent AI face beauty mode with improved 3D beauty functionality.

The AI 3D face beauty has up to four exclusive options with 100 precision adjustments, providing stunning image customizations to make your own exclusive beauty style in Nigeria.

Automatic face beauty that helps to present the better you during video calls on WhatsApp is available here. This feature is active only on WhatsApp.

At the rear you will find a vertically place camera set up, it has a 16MP triple AI camera that comes with a 2MP and QVGA. There is also an LED flash to support.

The 16MP AI triple camera compacts with the AI lens and intelligent scene algorithm to help capture stunning images more accurately.

You will also find interesting camera features like portrait mode, Bokeh Mode, AI Scene Detection and Hybrid Focus on the camera app. 1080p video can also be recorded at 30fps in Nigeria.


Under the hood of the Infinix S5 Lite is a 4000mAh big battery that is serving as the source of power here. The Infinix S5 Lite comes with an AI power loss reduction that helps to extend the battery life.

With this, you can enjoy up to 3 days of uninterrupted power with the Infinix S5 Lite in your hand. You also get to enjoy up to 50 hours Talk Time and 32 days of standby time. There is Xcharge available here to speed up charging with this phone in Nigeria.

Software & Spec

The Infinix S5 Lite comes with Android 9.0 Pie OS based on XOS 5.5 User Interface that comes with some gesture swipe you can use to control some few things here.

You will also find a MediaTek Helio P22 chip that runs on a 2.0GHz octa-core processor. You can choose to opt in for either the 3GB RAM with 32GB ROM or 4GB RAM with 64GB ROM. Storage can be expanded via microSD card slot up to 128GB and 256GB respectively.

My Thoughts

The evolution of smartphones have continued to evolve rapidly. If you take a look at the smartphone you used 3 years ago and you try to compare it with the one you are using presently, you will see the clear difference.

The infinix S5 Lite came at the right time. This is a mid-range smartphone that comes with what I will describe as “essential” for anyone looking for an all-round smartphone in Nigeria.

If you want to stand out a little bit, I suggest you consider buying the Infinix S5 Lite in Nigeria. This is the first of it’s kind remember. The specs here are just too good for the price. The gesture swipe is the one I love the most about this phone.

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