Launching the Infinix Note 5 at the Hotel Triangle in Kampala, Uganda on Monday 25th, June 2018.
Launching the Infinix Note 5 at the Hotel Triangle in Kampala, Uganda on Monday 25th, June 2018.

Transsion Holdings-owned Infinix Mobility has on Monday officially unveiled the anticipated Infinix Note 5 at a media event held at the Hotel Triangle, in Kampala. The launch of the phablet follows the global launch that was held in Dubai over the weekend.

The Infinix Note 5 becomes the third (3rd) phablet Transsion Holdings under Infinix has launched this year. Following the success of the Infinix S3 and the Infinix Hot 6 and Hot 6 Pro which were launched in March and June respectively.

One feature we highlight the most as rumored by most ciritics was the phone being part of Google’s Android One project. Indeed the Phablet was be launched with the Android One mobile operating system coupled. It is worth knowing that the Android One Project was seen on the Infinix Hot 2, thus, the Infinix Note 5 becomes the second in the lines of Infinix mobiles to be part of the Android One project from Google.

With Transsion Holding joining the Android One project, the Infinix Note 5 will bring to youth a new intelligent lifestyle and empower them to become “trendsetters”.

“Targeting trendsetters and the young professionals, we empower them to go beyond the limit with our newest breaking technology. All while they enjoy an intelligent lifestyle through the fusion of technology and stylishness,” Benjamin Jiang, Managing Director at Infinix Mobile told the press.

The phablet is equipped with an amazing display which provides the handset holders with superb viewing and entertainment experience with an infinity 6-Inch screen on an 18:9 screen ratio.

Specifications
The all Full display 6-Inch phablet is measured at 158 X 75 X 8.4mm, covered on a 2.5D gorilla glass on top. Coupled on an MediaTek Helio P23 Processor, Octa-core 2.0GHz 3GB RAM for a 32GB variant, and 4GB RAM for a 64GB variant supporting an expandable microSD slot of up to 128GB, Android 8.1 Oreo mobile operating system, 12MP rear camera with an aperture of f2.0 good enough for portrait and bokeh shots, 16MP front facing camera a good sensor that will be able to achieve shots even in low light settings.

In terms of connectivity, supports Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v.4.0.0, USB v2.0, 4G LTE for both sim cards, and GPS.

The phablet is backed on a 4500mAh non-removable Li-lon battery and the company has claimed it can work for 3 straight days on a single charge on an average usage. In our review, we shall definitely report on this. Its charging system is built with a 3A Fast Charge, according to the company can charge the phone in 30 minutes to give you 50% battery life.

Price and Availability
The Infinix Note 5 has been priced at UGX769,000, and is available in Red, Blue, and Black color variants in all infinix stores as well as authorized smartphone sellers country wide.