Infinix Hot 5 Specs & Price In Kenya

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Infinix Hot 5 is finally available in Kenya. This phone is an upgrade of the popular budget smartphone – Infinix Hot 4. The Hot 5 was officially launched in Kenya on August 28th 2017 after a long wait.  The Hot 5 borrows a lot, in terms of design from its predecessor. On this webpage, you will find the latest Infinix Hot 5 Price in Kenya, specifications & everything else that you need to know.

The Key Features Of The Hot 5

  • 5.5 inches screen
  • Android v7.0 Nougat
  • Quad-core 1.3GHz processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB internal storage
  • 2G,3G, 4G networks
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • 4000mAh battery

Infinix Hot 5 Price In Kenya

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Infinix Hot 5 Specifications Review

Design & Display

  • Dimensions: 154.8 x 77.7 x 8.35 mm
  • Display size: 5.5 inches
  • Display type: IPS LCD touchscreen
  • Resolution: 1280 x 720 pixels, 267ppi

The Hot 5 comes with a 5.5-inch screen with a resolution of 1280 pixels by 720 pixels. This resolution is exactly what you should expect in phones in Infinix Hot 5 price range. This screen is the same as the screen found on its predecessor, the Hot 4.  Although it is not the best display out there, it is clear and vivid.

Infinix Hot 5 in Kenya Design

The Hot 5 is 8.35mm in thickness.  This makes it slightly thinner than the Hot 4.  You can hold it in one hand and your thumb will reach all the areas of the screen.

Software, Hardware & Performance

  • Operating system: Android 7.0 Nougat
  • Processor: Quad-core 1.3GHz
  • RAM: 2GB
  • In-built storage: 16GB
  • MicroSD: Yes, up-to 32GB

The Infinix Hot 5 runs on Android v7.0 Nougat with XOS user interface on top. This is the latest major release of Android. It comes with a Quad-core processor clocking at 1.3GHz. The CPU is backed by 2GB of RAM.  You can easily run several apps on this phone without any issues.  Switching between applications will not cause a headache.

Infinix Hot 5 Performance


When you compare this phone’s performance profile and that of its predecessor, it is a little disappointing that there are no major improvements.

The Hot 5 handset provides 16GB internal storage. This pretty much becoming the standard in most phones below KSh. 15,000.  A microSD slot that supports cards of up to 32GB is available. This means you can use a memory card if you need more storage space.

Camera Of The Infinix Hot 5

  • Back: 8 megapixels
  • Front: 5MP
  • LED flash

The Hot 5 comes with an 8MP camera on the rear side and a 5MP camera on the front side. Both cameras have LED flashlights that help to make it possible for the user to capture good quality pictures in areas with inadequate light.

Again, this camera profile is exactly the same as that of the Infinix Hot 4.


  • Capacity: 4000mAh

The Hot 5 is powered by a 4000mAh battery. This capacity is very good for a phone with a 5.5- inch screen. According to Infinix Mobility, this battery can provide power for an average user for up to two days.  Android Nougat and the XOS user interface help to make this smartphone more power efficient.

Infinix Hot 5 Price In Kenya And battery


Why you should buy the Infinix Hot 5

  • Its pricing point

Price is always an important consideration for most people when buying a new phone. The Hot 5 is one of the best phones you can buy in Kenya if you are shopping on a budget.  It is no doubt one of the best smartphones under KSh. 10,000 right now.

  • Huge battery

The Hot 5 comes with a “huge” 4000mAh battery.  When fully charged, this battery can take you through a full day of moderate to heavy use.

If you are always on the move, you need a phone with a battery that can last for a long time. The Hot 5 should be at the top of the list of the phones you are considering if you are on a budget.

  • Fingerprint scanner

The Infinix Hot 5 comes with a fingerprint scanner on its rear side.

  • Dirac Stereo Widening Technology

If you love listening to music on your phone, the Hot 5 is a very good choice.  This is because this smartphone comes with Dirac Audio Software and dual speakers.  This makes it perfect for anyone who relies heavily on his/her phone for entertainment.

Pros & Cons Of the Infinix Hot 5

The Pros

  • Awesome, huge display
  • It is affordable
  • Huge battery
  • Impressive music experience
  • Fast fingerprint scanner

The Cons

  • No 4G

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