Infinix Hot S4 vs Infinix Note 5 – Which is a Better Phone?

infinix hot s4 vs infinix note 5

With a new Infinix smartphone on the centre stage, consumers are wondering how Infinix Mobility’s best of 2018 Note 5 compares to the recently launched Infinix Hot S4.

Can the latest Hot S4 stand against last year’s flagship model or should Note 5 users stick with their smartphones or go for other alternatives? With this article, we will be answering these questions.

Infinix Hot S4 vs Infinix Note 5 – Design and Display

Since both phones come from different periods, it’s expected to notice some differences concerning their design and display properties. First, the Hot S4 has a water drop notch on its 6.26-inch screen while the Note 5 comes with a regular screen of 6 inches. Next, the Hot S4 offers 720 × 1520 pixels which is moderate when compared to the Note 5’s 1080 × 2160 pixels. Finally, slim bezels and chin surround the Hot S4, but the Note has thicker edges.

However, we can find similarities in the back panel of both devices. These include the placement of a fingerprint scanner at the middle of both phones. You can also find various cameras placed beside the scanners.

The Hot S4 is available in red and blue while the Note 5 comes in vibrant options such as Berlin Grey, Ice Blue, and Milan Black.

Infinix Hot S4 vs Infinix Note 5 – Camera

The Infinix Hot S4 has a rear triple camera assembly that supports a 13MP primary sensor, 8MP secondary sensor and a 2MP wide angle lens. It also has a 32MP selfie camera. Besides, Note 5 has a single 12MP primary sensor with a 16MP selfie snapper.

Infinix Hot S4 vs Infinix Note 5: Hardware and Software

Both products run on MediaTek mobile processors – the Hot S4 going for the Mediatek MT6762 Helio P22 while the Note 5 features the Mediatek MT6763 Helio P23. Also, the Hot S4 offers 3/6GB RAM with 32/64GB worth of storage, but the Note 5 comes as 4GB RAM variant with 64GB internal storage or a 3GB RAM with 32GB ROM model.

Both phones work with Android 8.1 Oreo however the Note 5 has an Android One version.

Infinix Hot S4 vs Infinix Note 5: Battery and Connectivity

The Note 5 has longer battery life as it packs a 4500mAh battery while the Hot S4 has a moderate 4000mAh battery. However, phones support fast charging which ensures quick top-ups. They also support WiFi standards, 4G, Bluetooth GPS, MicroUSB 2.0 and a 3.5mm audio jack.

Infinix Hot S4 vs Infinix Note 5: Price

The 32GB variant of the Infinix Hot S4 costs N49500 while the 64GB goes for N64500. As for the Note 5, you can own any variant of the Note 5 for between N58700 to N72000.

Features  Infinix Hot S4 Infinix Note 5
Body Build   Glass Aluminum
OS Android Oreo 8.1  Android Oreo 8.1, Andriod One
Resolution 720 × 1520 pixels 1080 × 2160 pixels
Display 6.26 inches 6.0 inches
Aspect Ratio 19:9 18:9
GPU Power VR GE8320   Mali-G71 MP2
Dimensions 156.65 x 75.95 x 5.6mm 158 x 75 x 8.4 mm
Internal Storage 32/64GB 32/64GB
SIM Dual Nano SIM Dual Nano SIM
Chipset Mediatek Helio P23 MediaTek Helio P22
Processor Quad Core Octa Core
Rear Camera 13MP + 8MP + 2MP 12MP
Front Camera 32MP 16MP
Connectivity Bluetooth v5.0,  WiFi, GPS USB   Bluetooth v4.2,WiFi, GPS USB  
Battery 4000mAh 4500mAh
Sensor Fingerprint Scanner, Face ID Fast Charging, Proximity Sensor, Accelerometer, Light Sensor Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
Color Red and Blue Berlin Gray, Ice Blue, Milan Black


Both phones have specs that can meet the needs of any smartphone user. However, if you love taking pictures and watching movies with your phone, go for the Infinix Hot S4. For a user looking a smartphone with extended battery life, the Note 5 comes as an ideal option.

Posted by Abiodun Adewusi

Abiodun Adewusi is a freelance writer who lives in Nigeria. As a writer, he is passionate about providing content on technology helping people keep up with the latest trends. You can see some of his work on Medium and Ezine.

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