Infinix Hot 5 VS Infinix Hot 6

Infinix Hot 5 VS Infinix Hot 6: The Mediatek and Qualcomm Snapdragon of Infinix. Infinix Mobility is a very popular smartphone brand in Africa, especially the western side of Africa. The Chinese company recently released the Infinix Hot 6, which is a successor to the Infinix Hot 5. The Hot series has been a good series for the company and a lot is expected from them. The OEM company have finally followed the latest trends in the market generally. The new Infinix Hot 6 and Hot 6 features a bezel-less 18:9 aspect ratio display.

The Infinix Hot 5 is still in the market and is obviously a favorite to certain users. So is the new Infinix Hot 6 worth the upgrade? This article is a detailed comparison between the 2017’s Infinix Hot 5 and the 2018’s Infinix Hot 6. Let’s see which one of these smartphones is worthy of your cash.

Infinix Hot 5 VS Infinix Hot 6 – The Design

Infinix Hot 5 VS Infinix Hot 6
Infinix Hot 5
Infinix Hot 5 VS Infinix Hot 6
Infinix Hot 6

The design of the Infinix Hot 5 is different from the Hot 6. They both feature front glass with a plastic unibody. The plastic body of the Infinix Hot 6 is plain, with a line drawn at the top and bottom. While the plastic body of the Hot 5 has little triangles all over it, like a rugged surface. The fingerprint sensor is rear mounted on both the Infinix Hot 5 and Infinix Hot 6. While the Infinix brand name is below the fingerprint sensor on both smartphones.

The Infinix Hot 5 features a single rear camera. While the Infinix Hot 6 features a first of its kind dual rear camera. The LED flash of the Infinix Hot 5 is in a vertical position with the rear camera. While the LED flash of the Hot 6 is in a horizontal position with the dual rear camera. Infinix really made the Hot 6 to be lightweight compared to the Hot 5. The Infinix Hot 5 weighs 168 grams with 8.35 mm thickness. While the Infinix Hot 6 weighs just 145 grams with 7.8 mm thickness. The Hot 6 is available in four body colors; City Blue, Sandstone Black, Magic Gold, and Bordeaux Red. While the Hot 5 comes in five body colors; Fine Gold, San-stone Black, White, Lemon and Red colors.

Infinix Hot 5 VS Infinix Hot 6 – The Display

The display of the Infinix Hot 6 is an upgrade to the Hot 5. The Hot 6 features the trending 18:9 aspect ratio display with minimal bezels at the top and bottom screen. While the Infinix Hot 5 isn’t bezel-les with large bezels at the top and bottom. The Infinix Hot 6 comes with a large 6.0 inch HD+ IPS LCD screen. The Hot 6 has a display resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels with 285 PPI density. While the Infinix Hot 5 has a 720 x 1280 pixels resolution with 267 PPI density on its 5.5 inch IPS LCD touchscreen.

Infinix Hot 5 VS Infinix Hot 6 – The Camera

The Infinix Hot 5 sports a rear camera of 8MP sensor with LED flash and a 5MP front-facing camera. Well, it doesn’t quite match what the Infinix Hot 6 is offering. The Infinix Hot 6 also features a 5MP front camera. But a more better dual rear camera with 13MP primary sensor and 2MP secondary sensor. At least, the Infinix Hot 6 will take portrait mode pictures which the Hot 5 can’t.

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Infinix Hot 5 VS Infinix Hot 6 – Hardware and Software

This is where there is a big difference between both smartphones. The Infinix Hot 6 has a completely different hardware to the Infinix Hot 5. Under the hood of the Infinix Hot 6 is Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset. While on that of the Infinix Hot 5 is Mediatek MT6580 chipset. The CPU clock speed of the Snapdragon 425 chipset is 7.69% faster than that of MediaTek MT6580. The Snapdragon 425 chipset has integrated LTE, AES which is used to speed up decryption and encryption, supports 64-bit for increased performance and hardware-assisted virtualization. All these features are not available on the MediaTek MT6580 chipset.

The MediaTek MT6580 chipset on the Infinix Hot 5 carries 4-cores clocking at 1.3GHz. While the Snapdragon 425 chipset on the Infinix Hot 6 carries 4-cores clocking at 1.4GHz. The Infinix Hot 5 runs on XOS 2.2 skin on top of Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box. While the Infinix Hot 6 runs on the latest XOS 3.0 skin on top of the latest Android 8.0 Oreo. Both the Infinix Hot 5 and Hot 6 comes in a 2GB RAM with 16GB ROM. With the Infinix Hot 6 having a senior version with 3GB RAM and 32GB ROM called the “Infinix Hot 6 Pro”. The Infinix Hot 5 storage can be upgraded to 32GB. While that of the Hot 6 can be upgraded to 128GB.

Infinix Hot 5 VS Infinix Hot 6 – The Battery

The Infinix Hot 5 and Hot 6 comes with the same non-removable Li-lon 4000 mAh battery. The key difference is that the Infinix Hot 6 supports Quick Charge 2.0 while the Hot 5 doesn’t. With the Hot 6 having the better chipset, the phone will last longer than the Hot 5 and also charge faster.

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Infinix Hot 5 VS Infinix Hot 6 – The Price

The Infinix Hot 5 cost about $113 (N39,600). While the Infinix Hot 6 will cost you about $129 (N45,000). Believe me when I say the Infinix Hot 6 is better than the Hot 5. The 18:9 aspect ratio and Snapdragon chipset found on the Infinix Hot 6 make it a must buy for any Infinix fan.

Infinix Hot 5 VS Infinix Hot 6 Full Specs Comparison

Infinix Hot 5 Infinix Hot 6
Dimensions and Weight 154.8 x 77.7 x 8.35 mm. Weight: 168 g 154.4 x 72.2 x 7.8 mm. Weight: 145 g
Display 5.5 inch ( – screen-to-body ratio), 720 x 1280 pixels with 267 PPI density and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen 6.0 inch (76.1% screen-to-body ratio), 720 x 1440 pixels with 285 PPI density and IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Memory RAM: 2GB. ROM: 16GB microSD, up to 32 GB (dedicated slot) RAM: 2GB. ROM: 16GB microSD, up to 128 GB (dedicated slot)
Software Android 7.0 Oreo (with XOS 2.2) Android 8.0 Oreo (with XOS 3.0)
Hardware (MediaTek MT6580 chipset with Quad-core 1.3GHz processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 chipset with Quad-core 1.4GHz processor
Camera 5MP front camera + 8MP with LED flash 5MP front camera + Dual: 13MP and 2MP with dual-LED flash
Connectivity 2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS 2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
Battery Non-removable Li-lon 4000 mAh battery Non-removable Li-lon 4000 mAh battery
Additional Features Fingerprint (rear-mounted) Fingerprint (rear-mounted), Fast battery charging (Quick Charge 2.0)

 

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