Infinix S5 vs Infinix S4: is there really a need for you to upgrade from your current Infinix S4 to the newly released Infinix S5?

Many persons have expressed their dissatisfaction with the recent Infinix S5. On the other hand, there are still others from the other edge who can’t wait to get the device.

However here is a fact that can’t be ignored. ‘The Infinix S5 punch hole display design will attract many‘ . The smartphone is the first and only Infinix phone for now with such design in the market. But aside from the design, what else should you consider before upgrading or not?

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Below is a detailed comparison between these two smartphones.

The Differences Between Infinix S5 and Infinix S4

Network2G, 3G, 4G2G, 3G, 4G
Weight178 g (6.81 oz)154 g (7.97 oz)
Screen size6.6 inches IPS LCD Touchscreen 6.2 inches IPS LCD Touchscreen
Resolution720 x 1600 pixels, 20:9 ratio (~266 ppi density)720 x 1520 pixels, 19:9 ratio (~271 ppi density)
ProtectionNone None
OSAndroid 9.0 (Pie)Android 9 Pie
ChipsetMediatek Helio P22 Mediatek Helio P22
CPUOcta-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53Octa-core 2.0 GHz Cortex-A53
Storage64G32GB or 64GB
SD CardYes, up to 256GBYes, up to 128GB
Rear Camera16MP main camera
5MP Ultrawide
2MP depth sensor
13MP (wide)
2MP depth sensor
Front Camera32 MP32MP
SensorsFingerprint rear mounted, accelerometerFingerprint rear mounted, accelerometer
BatteryNon-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh batteryNon-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery
PriceExp. 44,000 naira – 48,900 naira Starts from 46,500 naira


Both smartphones have triple rear cameras. However, Infinix S5 is slightly better than the Infinix S4. This is because the Infinix S5 has an ultrawide angle lens unlike the S4. But when it comes to the selfie side, both smartphones have a 32MP.

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The two smartphones comes with an IPS LCD Touchscreen. However, the Infinix S5 comes with a larger screen than the S4. And in terms of designs, the Infinix S5 has punch hole display while the Infinix S4 has a dewdrop notch.

Thus, if you are the type that loves to keep up with the current trend in the market, that loves games and watching of movies, then Infinix S5 is for you.


Nothing really new here. Both smartphones runs out of the box on Android 9 Pie. Also, the two phones are also powered by the same Chipset of Mediatek Helio P22 (Octa-core 2.0).

Further, while the Infinix S5 is just 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM, the Infinix S4 comes with options of 3GB RAM or 6GB RAM.


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

While Infinix S4 “3GB RAM” is currently 46,000 naira and its 6GB RAM version is currently 56,000 naira.

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Having seen the side by side comparison of both smartphones, it’s really now up to you to decide on whether to upgrade to Infinix S5 or continue to hold on to your S4.

However, for those who wants an advanced camera system and bigger screen, Infinix S5 is worth upgrading to. You can purchase the Infinix S5 at GSM Store when it finally launches in Nigeria soon.

Meanwhile please tell us what you think about the Infinix S5 via the comments section below.

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