The big highlight of Note 5 is its stock Android 8.1 Oreo. The smartphone sports the Android One banner, so you are likely to get quicker software updates. The smartphone packs a single 12-megapixel rear camera with a large 1.25-micron pixel, f/2.0 aperture and dual LED flash. It also gets AI based Auto Scene Detection (ASD) feature that automatically detects the scene details like lighting condition, brightness and more. The default camera app comes loaded with seven shooting modes namely Normal, Beauty, Portrait, Professional, Panorama, Night and Time Lapse.
The Infinix Note 5 is launched in India. The new Infinix Note 5 is the first phone from the company to come with Android One initiative in India. The device comes with a 5.99-inch full HD+ 18:9 display with a resolution of 2160 x 1080 pixels. The display has a 2.5D curved glass layer on top and a screen-to-body ratio of 85 percent. It is powered by an octa-core MediaTek Helio P23 processor which is coupled with ARM Mali-G71 MP2 GPU, and 3GB RAM/32GB storage and 4GB RAM/64GB storage options. The storage can be expanded up to 128GB.
In terms of optics, the Note 5 sports a single camera lens at the back, packing a 12MP unit. The rear camera comes with f/2.0 aperture, dual-tone LED flash support and AI-enabled auto scene detection and portrait mode. The camera app comes with Google Lens integration. At the front, it gets a 16MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture and soft LED flash. Connectivity aspects on board the handset include Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, hotspot, v4.2, A2DP, LE, micro USB 2.0, USB OTG, with A-GPS, and dual SIM. The phone has a battery capacity of 4,500mAh and supports fast charging. It runs a stock version of Android 8.1 Oreo OS out of the box. Sensors include fingerprint, light, proximity, an accelerometer, compass, and gyroscope. The Infinix Note 5 is priced at Rs. 9,999 for 3GB RAM/32GB variant, and Rs. 11,999 for 4GB RAM/64GB variant.