Infinix S5 vs Infinix Hot 8: Infinix is not slowing down anytime soon. The tech company since the beginning of this year 2019 has kept on releasing phone upon phones.

Starting from the Zeros 6, S4, Hot 7, Note 6 and now the two recent releases are Hot 8 and Infinix S5 with a punch hole display.

However, this article will be centered on the two smartphones that were recently released. The Infinix Hot 8 and Infinix S5. With many persons being confused on which of these two phones to purchase, Tech Arena24 presents you with a detailed comparison between these two smartphones.

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The Differences Between Infinix S5 and Infinix Hot 8

Network2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Weight178 g (6.81 oz)179 g (7.97 oz)
Screen size6.6 inches IPS LCD Touchscreen6.52 inches IPS LCD Touchscreen
Resolution720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~266 ppi density)720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~271 ppi density)
OSAndroid 9.0 (Pie)Android 9 Pie
ChipsetMediatek Helio P22Mediatek Helio P22 or Mediatek Helio A22
CPUOcta-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
Quad-core 2.0 GHz
Storage64G32GB or 64GB
SD CardYes, up to 256GBYes, up to 256GB
Rear Camera16MP main camera
5MP Ultrawide
2MP depth sensor
13MP (wide)
QVGA (Low light sensor)
Front Camera32 MP8MP
SensorsFingerprint rear mounted, accelerometerFingerprint rear mounted, accelerometer
BatteryNon-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh batteryNon-removable Li-Po 5000 mAh battery
PriceExp. 44,000 naira – 48,900 nairaStarts from 37,500 naira


Infinix S5 is a good camera smartphone than Infinix Hot 8. While it is true that both phones possesses triple rear cameras, however the Infinix S5 is more advanced in photography and videoing. With its 5MP Ultrawide angle lens and whooping 32MP front camera.

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Both smartphones run out of the box on Android 9 Pie with none likely to upgrade to Android 10.

Also, the two phones are also powered by the same Chipset of Mediatek Helio P22 (Octa-core 2.0). But in the case of Infinix Hot 8, the tech company also made a provision for a lower variant that is powered by Mediatek Helio A22 (Quad-core 2.0)

Further, while the Infinix S5 is just 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM, the Infinix Hot 8 comes with options of 2GB RAM or 4GB RAM.


Infinix Hot 8 battery is 5000mAh and it can last you for days on a single charge. While Infinix S5 is just 4000mAh capacity which is decent and OK for daily activities. But it still can’t be compared to the Infinix Hot 8 5000mAh.

Thus, for those who wants a strong battery smartphone, Infinix Hot 8 is your pick here.

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Infinix S5 is expected to cost between 44,000 naira – 48,900 when it finally launches in Nigeria soon.

While Infinix Hot 8 is currently 37,500 naira and the Lite version (Infinix Hot 8 Lite) goes for 32,500 naira or little bit higher depending on where you are buying from.


For those who wants a camera smartphone between these two, Infinix S5 is your best option. However, if you want a stronger battery smartphone, then Infinix Hot 8 is worth ur money.

Moreover, you can visit GSM Store for the purchase of both smartphones.

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