March 6, 2021 8:01 PM
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Infinix Zero 5, Zero 5 Pro Launched with Dual Cameras, 6 GB RAM at Rs 17,999 and Rs 19,999

Both Infinix Zero 5 and Zero 5 Pro runs on MediaTek Helio P25 MT6757 processor

China-based Transsion Holdings on Tuesday announced the Zero 5 and Zero 5 Pro flagship smartphones at a launch event in Dubai. Anish Kapoor, CEO of Infinix India said: “We believe the launch of Zero 5 along with the Quiet Series headsets will support our aim to enter the league of Top 5 online smartphones brands by the end of 2018”. Transsion Holdings introduced the Infinix brand in India with the Note 4 and the Hot 4 Pro smartphones for the budget segment.

Both the smartphones sports a full metallic unibody and a 5.98-inch full HD (1080 x 1920) LTPS JDI display with 2.5D curved Corning Gorilla Glass on top. Under the hood, it features a MediaTek Helio P25 MT6757 clocked at 2.6 GHz along with a Mali T880 GPU. The Zero 5 offers 6 GB of RAM with 64 GB of internal storage while the Zero 5 Pro offers 6 GB of RAM with 128 GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 256 GB via micro SD card. The Infinix Zero 5 will be available in Sandstone Black, Champagne Gold and Bordeaux Red colour variants while the Zero 5 Pro will be available in only Bronze Gold Black colour.

Infinix Zero 5 Smartphone 1

The optics department contains a dual-camera setup on the rear which is the USP of the device. The company claims the dual camera setup makes it the ‘real dual-camera smartphone’ in India. It contains a combination of a 12 MP wide-angle lens (Sony IMX386 sensor) along with a 13 MP telephoto lens which helps it to achieve the DSLR like bokeh effect. There are camera modes like pro mode, wide-angle, 2X optical zoom and 10X digital zoom. At the front, it offers a 16 MP sensor with f/2.0 aperture and LED flash with bokeh mode and beauty mode. The devices also contain a fingerprint sensor at the back.

The devices run on the company’s latest XOS 3.0 operating system (OS) on top of Android 7.1 Nougat and are backed by a massive non-removable 4350 mAh battery with XCharge technology.  There is a USB Type C port for charging, a 3.5 mm jack and 2 dual SIM card slot along with one dedicated micro SD card slot. Connectivity options include triple SIM support, 4G VoLTE, Bluetooth 4.2 ,Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac and GPS + GLONASS. From the specs, the smartphone looks great.

Benjamin Jiang, Global Head of Infinix, said

“The Zero series, at large, has been our flagship product globally. India continues to be a significant market for us. Now, with the launch of our flagship and our foray into noise-cancellation headphones would be a vital step in our growth story in India”.

The Infinix Zero 5 is priced at Rs 17,999 and the Infinix Zero 5 Pro at Rs 19,999 which competes with smartphones like Honor 9i and Mi A1, both having dual cameras at the rear. Additionally, the company has also announced a range of noise-cancelling headphones, names as Infinix Quiet 2 and Quiet X. They both have active noise cancellation technology and are priced at Rs. 2,499 and Rs. 6,999 respectively. As a launch offer, Infinix will be offering the headphones at Rs 1,499 and Rs 4,999 respectively with every purchase of the Infinix Zero 5 and the Zero 5 Pro. Both smartphones will be available exclusively via Flipkart starting from November 22 at 12 PM.

About Mrinmoy Choudhury

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He is an experienced Journalist. He had been writing for several leading publications too. At DealNTech he covers the latest news of mobiles every day and always strives to provide quality content. He is also a web-designer and graphical designer. Email: mrinmoy@dealntech.com

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