Infinix recently launched its Infinix S5 Pro smartphone in India. The device falls under the upper budget segment of the Android ecosystem, which puts it right in competition with the likes of smartphones such as the Realme 5s and the Redmi Note 8. If you are looking forward to buying a new Android smartphone somewhere around the Rs 10,000 mark, you might want to have a look at our comparison between the Infinix S5 Pro, Realme 5s, and Redmi Note 8 devices as we are going to try to give you the winner today. So, what are we waiting for? Let’s jump right into the comparison of the Infinix S5 Pro, the Realme 5s, and the Redmi Note 8.
Infinix S5 Pro vs Realme 5s vs Redmi Note 8: Price in India
Starting with the Infinix S5 Pro, the device is available in India for Rs 9,999. One can buy the device in two color options – Violet and Forest Green and in only one memory variant – 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The Realme 5s, on the other hand, comes in two memory variants – 4GB/64GB priced at Rs 9,999 and 4GB/128GB priced at Rs 10,999. Lastly, the Redmi Note 8 is available in two memory variants in India – 4GB/64GB for Rs 9,999 and 6GB/128GB for Rs 12,999.
Infinix S5 Pro vs Realme 5s vs Redmi Note 8: Display Features
The Infinix S5 Pro features a 6.53-inch Full HD+ display, which comes with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio and a 394ppi pixel density. The device features a pop-up arrangement for the selfie camera. The Realme 5s, on the other hand, features a 6.5-inch HD+ display with a waterdrop notch at the top. The Redmi Note 8 also features a waterdrop notch display, but it has a 6.3-inch diagonal and the resolution is Full HD+. When it comes to display, the Infinix S5 Pro offers the maximum screen estate out of the three smartphones that we are comparing today.
Infinix S5 Pro vs Realme 5s vs Redmi Note 8: Camera Features
The Infinix S5 Pro flaunts a triple rear camera setup – 48MP + 2MP + a dedicated low-light sensor. The pop-up camera is a 16MP unit. Realme 5s sports a quad rear camera setup – 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP and a 13MP front camera. Lastly, the Redmi Note 8 also comes with a quadruple rear camera setup – 48MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP and a 13MP selfie shooter.
When it comes to cameras, the Redmi Note 8 and the Realme 5s feature a better overall camera experience.
Infinix S5 Pro vs Realme 5s vs Redmi Note 8: Processor and Software
Under the hood, the Infinix S5 Pro is powered by a MediaTek Helio P35 processor, which is coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. The Realme 5s is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 665 processor and the same is the case with the Redmi Note 8.
Coming to the software, the choice of the UI (XOS vs MIUI vs ColorOS) would ultimately boil down to personal preference.
Infinix S5 Pro vs Realme 5s vs Redmi Note 8: Battery and Charging
The Infinix S5 Pro sports a 4,000mAh battery, which can be charged at up to 10W of charging speed. Realme 5s, on the other hand, features a bigger battery – 5,000mAh, but the charging speed on this device is also 10W. The Redmi Note 8 comes with a 4,000mAh battery, but it features the fastest charging amongst the devices that we are comparing today – 18W.
When it comes to charging, our pick would be the Redmi Note 8 owing to the faster charging capability.
Infinix S5 Pro vs Realme 5s vs Redmi Note 8: Final Verdict
Though all the three smartphones that we have compared offer decent specifications and features, both Redmi Note 8 comes with a faster charging speed, an FHD+ display, and a better processor than the Infinix S5 Pro. The Realme 5s, on the other hand, comes with a massive 5000mAh battery and a quad camera setup. If you ask us as to which one to go for, we would recommend buying the Redmi Note 8 or the Realme 5s smartphone.