Infinix Zero 5 Pro is an improved version of the 5th edition of the Infinix Zero series. The smart device was released in November 2017 and is known for its powerful battery. As at the time this device was released, its display was also one of its major selling points. This smart device is a device worthwhile of discussing, and subsequent texts will provide an x-ray of the device.
Infinix Zero 5 Pro Review
Infinix Zero 5 pro has a remarkable design which is an improvement to the design of its predecessors. The smartphone has a distinctive sleekness, and from a mere look, it is elegant. The colours selected for this phone are champagne gold, Bordeaux red, and sandstone black. While all these colours add to the beauty of the phone, sandstone black is generally agreed to be the most impressive.
Zero 5 pro is a relatively large device, featuring a large display. The display measures 5.98 inches in size and has a high resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels. This resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels helps the device deliver high-quality graphics. The display is furthermore a high definition (HD) liquid crystal display (LCD).
The Zero 5 pro system is made up of high-end hardware, and at the heart of this high-end system is an octa-core chipset championing the system. Being more explicit, this chipset championing the system is the well-known MediaTek Helio P25 chipset. This processor is among the processors popularly seen in high-end smart devices.
Still on the MediaTek Helio P25 chipset, MediaTek Helio P25 is made up of eight cores. These eight cores are in two sets, the superior set and the inferior set. The superior set of processors in this chipset have an incredible speed of 2.6 GHz. With the help of such a high processing speed, the phone can carry out tasks almost twice as fast as an average smart device.
The beauty of Infinix Zero 5 pro continues with its front and back cameras. This device features a 16 MP camera which acts as the selfie camera. This selfie camera is well-enhanced, and also has the support of a bright LED flash. On the rear side of the device, is another 12 MP camera which also has loads of enhancements. The rear camera is also supported by a LED flash.
Infinix Zero 5 pro is a 4G LTE smartphone. The phone also has support for second generation (2G) and third-generation (3G) mobile network technologies. Zero 5 pro will work smoothly with all 4G LTE network of all mobile network providers in the country. The high-end smartphone also has support for Wi-Fi and Bluetooth technologies.
Infinix Zero 5 pro uses a 128 GB flash storage as its internal storage device. There will definitely be users who will use up this storage space and crave for more. For these users, it is possible to expand the device storage with a micro SD card. Storage expansion for this phone can be done up to 128 GB with the help of a micro SD card.
The active electronic components in the Infinix Zero 5 pro system are all powered by a 4350 mAh battery. This battery powering the system is in-built but can be replaced if damaged. When trying to replace a damaged battery of this device, it is important that the replacement is done by a technician certified to make such a replacement. In addition, it is also important that an appropriate battery is used as replacement.
Key Specs and Features
- Display: 5.98 inch, 1080 x 1920 pixels, FHD capacitive touchscreen
- Processor: MediaTek Helio P25; Octa-core; 2.6GHz
- RAM: 6GB
- Internal Storage: 128GB
- Storage Expansion: 128GB; Micro SD card
- Primary Camera: 12MP with LED flash
- Secondary Camera: 16MP with LED flash
- Connectivity: 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS
- OS: Android v7.0 Nougat
- Colours: Champagne Gold, Bordeaux Red, Sandstone Black
Infinix Zero 5 Pro Detailed Analysis
Appearance and Display
Infinix Zero 5 pro is a very beautiful and attractive smart device. The smartphone was carefully designed by one of the best design teams of the company. The choice of colour, shape, and positioning of hardware, all reflect the fact that a great deal of effort was invested in the design of this smart device.
Zero 5 pro is a large phone and the device has a weight of 197 grams. A build of this device can come in any of these three colours, champagne gold, Bordeaux red, and sandstone black. While the device is cool in all these colours, sandstone black stands out in a subtle and impressive way.
The epic high-end smart device comes with a 5.98 inches display, almost 6 inches. Such a large screen gives way to cooler usage experience. With a large screen, people who use their phone for tasks will definitely have a better experience using their phone for those tasks. In addition, game lovers will also find this cool, as larger screen size gives way to more fun.
The resolution of this dual SIM smart device is 1080 x 1920 pixels. This resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels makes this device’s display qualified to be called a full high definition. With a full high definition display, the graphics quality will be epic. This display is furthermore a liquid crystal display (LCD).
Connectivity and OS
Infinix Zero 5 pro has a lot of connection-oriented technologies. The device features all generations of mobile network technologies except the first generation. The device will work with the 4G LTE network of all mobile operators in the country. However, to use 4G LTE network of any mobile operator in the country, it is mandatory that the SIM card in use supports 4G LTE technology.
Zero 5 pro also uses the Wi-Fi technology. This technology gives the phone the capability to access wireless networks. Apart from being able to use the device to access wireless networks, it is also possible to use the device as a mobile hotspot. In simpler terms, the phone can be used as a router.
Infinix Zero 5 Pro is equipped with the Bluetooth 4.2 technology. Bluetooth 4.2 opens a lot of capabilities to the device. With the help of this technology, an external keyboard can be used with it. The technology also gives the phone the capability to use an external speaker. Aside from Wi-Fi and Bluetooth, this smartphone also supports the GPS technology.
Android 7.0 Nougat is the operating system being run by this smartphone. A user of this device may not be able to upgrade to Android Oreo as this device was released the previous year. Android Nougat is a lot better than its older versions. It is much better in terms of security, power efficiency, speed and many more.
Using the Android operating system has a lot of advantages. The operating system has evolved from being a general operating system to an operating system professionals can use to complete tasks. Programmers use the Android OS, graphics designers use it, and many other professionals.
Chipset and RAM
Infinix Zero 5 pro uses a powerful chipset made up of eight processors. The chipset which is the MediaTek Helio P25 has its eight processors grouped into two sets, the superior set and the inferior set. Processors in the superior set have a processing speed of 2.6 GHz, and this is relatively a very high processing speed. An average Android smartphone chipset will feature processors with about 1.5 GHz of speed; this means Zero 5 pro is almost twice as fast as an average Android smartphone.
Aside from being composed of high-speed processors, MediaTek Helio P25 is a very power-efficient chipset. The chipset is also smart, in the sense that it does not work with full power unless required. This also helps save power.
Supporting the processors in Infinix Zero 5 pro’s chipset is a 6 GB random access memory (RAM). This random access memory is a fast RAM. With the help of such a massive RAM, this smart device can run heavy apps simultaneously without issues. This will also give game lovers the room to run very heavy games, without experiencing any glitch.
Cameras and Sensors
Infinix Zero 5 pro comes with very impressive selfie and back cameras. A 16 MP camera serves as the selfie camera, and this powerful camera is well-enhanced. The enhancement of this camera includes: autofocus, continuous shooting, digital zoom, exposure compensation, face detection, geotagging, HDR, ISO settings, panorama, scene mode, self-timer, touch focus, and white balance settings.
The rear camera of Infinix Zero 5 pro is a cool 12 megapixels camera which has the enhancements listed above. These enhancements all work to help improve the quality of pictures taken and the ease at which these pictures are taken. The rear camera of this epic high-end smartphone also has the support of a bright LED flash, making it possible to take amazing pictures in dark places.
Zero 5 Pro has a pool of sensors which include: accelerometer, proximity sensor, ambient light sensor, and gyroscope. Accelerometer helps determine the acceleration of the smartphone; this is very important for a device to play some games. Without a light sensor, the device will not be able to carry out tasks that are dependent on light intensity.
A fingerprint scanner is featured by Infinix Zero 5 pro, just as expected in a high-end smartphone like this. The fingerprint scanner of this smart device is positioned on the rear side of the phone. The fingerprint scanner makes it easier for a user of the device to unlock their smartphone with ease. With the presence of a fingerprint scanner, all that is needed to unlock the device is placing your hand on the fingerprint scanner of the phone.
Storage and Power
Infinix Zero 5 pro comes with a massive storage space of 128 GB. It is very unlikely an average phone user will run out of storage space. This storage space gives room for users to have series of very heavy games on their phone. Apart from giving room to have series of heavy games on one’s phone, the storage space also makes it possible for users to have database of media files: images, audios and videos.
In event a user needs more storage space, there is no problem as Zero 5 pro supports storage space expansion. The storage space of Infinix Zero 5 pro can be expanded by 128 GB with the help of a micro SD card. Aside from the fact that a micro SD card larger than 128 GB will not work with this smartphone, it can also cause the device to malfunction.
In a country like Nigeria, the battery capacity of a device is very important, and interestingly, the manufacturer of Zero 5 pro approached this beyond expectations. Infinix mobility featured a 4350 mAh battery to power the active electronic components of the Zero 5 pro system. This battery can furthermore be charged fully under three hours, with the help of a rapid-charge system.
The battery of Infinix Zero 5 pro is in-built. This fact should not raise the concern of the battery being irreplaceable. The battery of Infinix Zero 5 pro can always be replaced if damaged. However, this replacement has to be done by a certified technician to avoid spoiling the smart device.
Infinix Zero 5 Pro Full Specs and Features
- 2G Network: GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
- 3G Network: WCDMA: HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
- 4G Network: Yes, LTE
- SIM: Dual Micro SIM (Dual Standby)
- Launched Status: November 2017
- Weight: 197 g
- Keyboard: Touchscreen
- Colors: Champagne Gold, Bordeaux Red, Sandstone Black
- Size: 5.98 inches
- Resolution: 1080 x 1920 pixels
MEMORY AND OS
- Internal Storage: 128 GB
- Expansion: MicroSD, up to 128GB
- Operating System: XOS 3.0 (Android 7.0 Nougat)
CHIPSET AND RAM
- Chipset: MediaTek Helio P25
- Cores: Octa-core
- Speed: 2.6 GHz
- RAM: 6 GB
- Wi-Fi and mobile hotspot
- Bluetooth 4.20
- FM Radio
- Rear camera: 12 MP
- Enhancements: Autofocus, Continuous shooting, Digital zoom, Exposure compensation, Face detection, Geotagging, HDR, ISO settings, Panorama, Scene mode, Self-timer, Touch focus, White balance settings
- Rear LED Flash: Yes
- Selfie camera: 16 MP
- Front LED Flash: Yes
- Capacity: 4350 mAh
- Type: Non-removable
- Accelerometer Sensor
- Proximity Sensor
- Ambient Light Sensor
- Fingerprint Scanner
Infinix Zero 5 Pro Price in Nigeria
The price of Infinix Zero 5 Pro in Nigeria ranges from 125,000 Naira to 135,000 Naira only. The smartphone can be purchased online on Jumia, Konga and other e-commerce stores as well as in Infinix shops nationwide.