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Infinix S5 and S5 Lite to launch in Kenya; This is What They Cost.

Infinix S5 ans S5 Lite in Kenya

The Infinix S5 and S5 lite are to be launched in Kenya this week.  According to Infinix Kenya, the phone are to hit the Kenyan Market on 29th November 2019.

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The information we have gathered is that there are two models yet there are 4 variants.

Model Variant Price ( In Ksh.)
Infinix S5 4GB RAM/64GB Storage 16,499.00
Infinix S5 6GB RAM/128GB Storage 20,999.00
Infinix S5 Lite 4GB RAM/64GB Storage 13,899.00
Infinix S5 Lite 3GB RAM/63GB Storage 13,499.00

As you can see from the specs and price, it seems that the 6GB RAM/128GB Storage variant could be a sweet deal. Personally, I like it when I have speed and large storage for my documents.

The main difference between the Infinix S5 and the S5 Lite to be launched in Kenya is the S5 has quad rear cameras while S5 Lite has triple rear cameras. For selfie loves, the S5 captures vivid images. The 6/128GB variant is available in select stores countrywide.

Infinix Kenya says that the phones have been crafted for the youth who are creative, enthusiastic, and like to share and communicate with the world through various platforms.

Infinix S5 Full specifications

As the launch day nears, here are the full specifications of the Infinix S5.

Network Technology GSM / HSPA / LTE
2G bands GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G bands HSDPA 850 / 900 / 2100
4G bands LTE band 1(2100), 3(1800), 5(850), 8(900), 38(2600), 40(2300), 41(2500)
Speed HSPA 42.2/5.76 Mbps, LTE Cat4 150/50 Mbps
Launch Announced 2019, October
Status Available. Released 2019, October
Body Dimensions 164 x 76 x 7.9 mm (6.46 x 2.99 x 0.31 in)
Weight 178 g (6.28 oz)
SIM Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Display Type IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
Size 6.6 inches, 102.1 cm2 (~81.9% screen-to-body ratio)
Resolution 720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~270 ppi density)
Platform OS Android 9.0 (Pie)
Chipset Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 (12 nm)
CPU Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
GPU PowerVR GE8320
Memory Card slot microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot)
Internal 64GB 4GB RAM
Main Camera Triple 16 MP, f/1.8, (wide), PDAF
5 MP, 14mm (ultrawide)
2 MP, depth sensor
Features Quad-LED flash, panorama, HDR
Video 1080p@30fps
Selfie Camera Single 32 MP
Sound Loudspeaker Yes
3.5mm jack Yes
Comms WLAN Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, hotspot
Bluetooth 5.0, A2DP, LE
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
Radio FM radio
USB microUSB 2.0, USB On-The-Go
Features Sensors Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Battery   Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
Misc Colors Quetzal Cyan, Violet
Models X652
PriceKsh. 16499.00/Ksh. 20,999.00


After the launch, it is expected the phones will be available in Kenya at all the major retails platforms

If you are looking to get the Infinix S5 Lite, they will be available exclusively on Jumia starting 15th December 2019.

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Written by Maishah Marsden

Maishah Marsden is the founder of ShopaXo (ShopInKenya.Com) and Maishah.Co.Ke . He is a top Kenyan blogger casually called by his peers as "Life'. If he is not writing your favorite articles, he is with his family. He loves sport and won't mind going on Safari anytime.


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