Infinix S5 Lite Launched in India with Helio P22 Processor, AI Triple Cameras


Transsion Holdings-owned brand Infinix Mobile earlier today announced the launch of its new smartphone called the Infinix S5 Lite in India. Priced under the Rs 10,000 mark, the S5 Lite offers a lot of features that include a triple-camera setup, a punch-hole display, and a relatively powerful processor. Let us now take a closer look at this phone and investigate if this phone is worth considering if you are on the lookout for a relatively affordable feature-packed device under the Rs 10,000 mark here in India. As you might have figured out by now, the Infinix S5 Lite is a toned-down version of the original Infinix S5 that was launched a few months ago in the country.

Infinix S5 Lite price in India, variants and first sale details

While it is common to see smartphones in the sub 10k range to be offered in multiple storage and RAM versions, the Infinix S5 Lite steers clear from this trend. As of now, the Infinix S5 Lite shall only be sold in a single version that gets 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. This version has been priced at INR 7,999. The phone will go on sale exclusively via Flipkart starting November 22 at noon. The Infinix S5 Lite comes in three color options; Midnight Black, Quetzal Cyan, and Violet. Let’s now take a closer look at the spec sheet of this phone.

Infinix S5 Lite Specifications, Key Features

The Infinix S5 Lite is positioned below the Infinix S5 and comes powered by the MediaTek Helio P22 SoC. This is an entry-level chip from MediaTek that is based on TSMC’s 12nm manufacturing process. The P22 gets eight Cortex-A53 cores that clock up to 2 GHz. For graphics, the S5 Lite uses the PowerVR GE8320 GPU that clocks at up to 650 MHz. The chipset also integrates an LTE modem. The only version of the phone with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage comes with a microSD card slot for memory expansion. The phone has a large battery with a capacity of 4,000mAh and gets a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner as well. The S5 Lite gets a large 6.6-inch TFT panel with a resolution of 1600 x 720 pixels in the 20:9 aspect ratio. Like the S5, the phone gets a punch hole on the top left corner where the front-facing camera is located. At the rear, the phone uses a triple camera array with a 16MP primary sensor mated to an f/1.8 lens, a secondary 2MP depth sensor, and a third low light sensor. The primary camera supports AI features, as well as PDAF and HDR support. The front-facing camera uses a 16 MP sensor mated to an f/2.0 lens.