We continue the week with another mid-range head-to-head, this time, we have two Infinix smartphones squaring off against each other. Both devices launched with a healthy time gap between them, making this comparison all the more interesting.


The Infinix brand has grown increasingly popular ever since its launch seven years ago, gaining a foothold in certain regions like Africa. The brand currently caters to millions of users in different sections of the market and is popular for making affordable devices.

Our comparison brings an Infinix Hot 10 vs Infinix S5 Lite battle to your fingertips in this article. The Hot 10 launched in September of 2020 devices, while the S5 Lite launched in November 2019.

We will be taking a closer look at the features, specifications, prices and everything in between in this Infinix Hot 10 vs Infinix S5 Lite match-up.

We will first consider the specifications of these devices in a side-by-side manner.


Infinix Hot 10 vs Infinix S5 Lite Comparison Table

Here, we take a better look at what both smartphones have to offer us.

Infinix Hot 10 Infinix S5 Lite
2G, 3G, 4G 2G, 3G, 4G
6.78 inches, 1640 × 720 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD display 6.60 inches, 1600 × 720 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio, IPS LCD display
Android 10 + XOS 7.1 Dolphin Android 9 Pie + XOS 5.5
Octa-core MediaTek MT6769 Helio G70, 2.0GHz Quad-core MediaTek 6762 Helio P22, 2.0GHz
8MP selfie camera 16MP selfie camera
16MP + 2MP + 2MP + AI low-light lens quad rear cameras with LED flash 16MP + 2MP + QVGA triple rear cameras with LED flash
64/128GB internal storage + dedicated microSD card slot up to 256GB 32/64GB internal storage + dedicated microSD card slot up to 256GB
5,200mAh battery with 10W Quick charge 4,000mAh battery with 10W fast charge
₦48,000/₦55,000 /₦60,200 ₦56,500/₦60,500

Infinix Hot 10 vs Infinix S5 Lite: Where the Hot 10 Gains the Edge

The Hot 10 has a much stronger battery than its counterpart, boasting a 5,200mAh battery pack that supports fast charging. It is also around the same price point as its rival’s 4GB/64GB model but brings more RAM and onboard storage to the table.

On the software front, it has the Android version 10 with XOS 7.1 providing some of the latest updates for this device. This mid-range smartphone has more rear cameras than its rival, with an 8MP selfie cam taking care of video calls and selfies.

The Hot 10 also supports fast data transfer speeds (4G technology) and has a larger display with a slightly better resolution.

Infinix Hot 10 vs Infinix S5 Lite

Infinix Hot 10 vs Infinix S5 Lite: Where the S5 Lite Gains the Edge

The S5 Lite is smaller and easier to hold in the hand, with a more compact build and a polycarbonate finish.

It brings three rear cameras to the fray and has a selfie camera with better figures than its sibling. Sadly, this is not enough basis to tell if this device offers better quality on video calls and selfies.

This smartphone offers 4G support and brings decent specs at good price points.

Infinix S5

Infinix Hot 10 vs Infinix S5 Lite: Which of These Devices Should You opt For?

This head-to-head has brought the pros and cons of both devices up close, laying bare all that both smartphones have to offer. Now, we come to the part we have all been waiting for… the part where we select the winner in this Infinix mid-range smartphone duel.

The Hot 10 boasts a bigger battery and has a larger display. It also offers 4G support, has more RAM and onboard storage than the S5 Lite. It also has a newer software version taking care of its software needs.

It is also reasonably priced and offers a number of different storage variants. It has a big battery to carry its superior specs.

The Hot 10 is the better device and wins this match-up, as its awesome specs see it edge out the S5 Lite in this interesting match-up.


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