Infinix Note 5 Pro vs Infinix Note 5 | Worthy of upgrade?

Few months back, Infinix released the Note 5 which was a follow up of the note 4. The Infinix note 5 was and is a complete refresh of the Infinix Note 4 and had major hardware specs and design upgrades, featuring 2018 design ques and hardware specs that seem to fare in a market that is filled with smartphone users that are satisfied with average specs.
Fast forward to September, Infinix has released the Note 5 pro, a pro version of the Note 5, featuring specs that should have made the Note 5 a power house.

In this article, I am going to be comparing the Note 5 pro to the Note 5 to ascertain if the Note 5 pro is a worthy upgrade over the Note 5.

Infinix Note 5 Pro vs Infinix Note 5 Pro

 

Note 5 pro Note 5
6.0 inch FHD with screen resolution of 2160 X 1080 6.0 inch FHD with screen resolution of 2160 X 1080
Mediatek Helio P23 processor Mediatek Helio P23 Processor
4GB RAM 3GB RAM
64GB internal storage 32GB internal storage
16MP rear camera 12MP rear camera
16MP front facing shooter 16MP front shooter
4G yes 4G yes
4000MAH battery 4,500MAH battery
75,000 Naira 61,000 Naira

 

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DESIGN

Though the Note 5 pro and Note 5 have round edges, they both feel different in the hand, the Note 5 pro has a full metal body, while the Note 5 has a glossy plastic finish. Taking a judicious look, the Note 5 pro has an entirely new look look on the rear. The Note 5 pro has a matte finish, visible antenna bands, the fingerprint sensor is placed differently and has a different shape.

Infinix note 5 pro

Infinix Note 5

On the Note 5 pro you have a squared fingerprint sensor and is placed directly under camera with an ash coloured trail engulfing the camera and fingerprint sensor.

On the Note 5, it was an entirely different setup on rear, the Note 5 had a circular fingerprint sensor and was placed on the camera. The Note 5 also had a glossy finish, mean while the Note 5 pro has a sought of matte finish with visible antenna bands.

Instead of just space for the charging port, headphone jack and speaker, the Note 5 pro features a cavity, which it houses it’s stylus pen. The stylus pen is the major feature of the Note 5 pro.

DISPLAY

On the display side, both phones feature equal specs. The Note 5 and the Note 5 pro both have a 6.0 Inch full HD display with a screen resolution of 2160 X 1080.

CAMERA

Though a dual rear camera system was highly expected , The Note 5 pro camera specs includes: a 16MP rear camera and a 16MP front facing camera.

The Note 5 camera specs includes: a 12MP rear camera and a 16MP front facing camera.

HARDWARE SPECS

The hardware specs including the ram, processor, battery and storage, were the most anticipated features of the Note 5 pro, owing to the fact that the Note 5 pro is the pro version of the Note 5. An increased specs bump was highly expected.

The Note 5 pro features an octa-core helio P23 processor, 4GB, Ram, 4000MAH battery and 64GB internal storage with up to 128GB of expandable storage.

The Note 5 features The Note 5 features an octa-core helio P23 processor, 3GB, Ram, 4500MAH battery and 32GB internal storage with up to 128GB of expandable storage.

PRICING

The Note 5 pro will cost around 75,000 Naira while the Note 5 costs 61,000 Naira.
When purchasing the Note 5 pro, have it mind that you paying about 11 thousand extra.

VERDICT

Is the Note 5 pro a worthy upgrade over the Note 5? Yes it is a worthy upgrade. Keeping at side the improved ram, storage, the improvement of how the S-PEN is stored when not being used is something to keep in mind when purchasing the Note 5 pro. It makes the Stylus pen Note 5 pro more usable, owing to the fact that you won’t have to carry a bulky case to be able to use the stylus pen on the Go

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