Our comparison today sees us delve into the mid-range portion of the market once again. This time, we pit the Umidigi S5 Pro against the Infinix Zero 8. Both smartphones launched in 2020, with the S5 Pro launching in April, while the Zero 8 launched later in August.

Both devices expectedly share a number of characteristics (they are in the mid-range section after all) and also have certain features that distinguishes one from the other. We will be taking a closer look at the features and specifications both sides bring to the party, while we also bring you those features that sets one apart from the other.

Our first stop takes us to the specifications both sides bring to the party.


Umidigi S5 Pro vs Infinix Zero 8 Comparison Table

Here, we catch a first glimpse of what both smartphones have to offer us.

Umidigi S5 Pro Infinix Zero 8
2G, 3G, 4G 2G, 3G, 4G
6.39 inches, 2340 × 1080 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio, AMOLED display 6.85 inches, 2460 × 1080 pixels, 20:9 aspect ratio, 90Hz refresh rate, IPS LCD display
Android 10 Android 10 + XOS 7
Octa-core MediaTek Helio G90T, 2.05GHz Octa-core MediaTek Helio G90T, 2.0GHz
16MP selfie camera 48MP + 8MP dual selfie cameras
48MP + 16MP + 5MP + 5MP quad rear cameras with LED flash 64MP + 8MP + 2MP + 2MP quad rear cameras with LED flash
256GB internal storage + dedicated microSD card slot up to 256GB 128GB internal storage + dedicated microSD card slot up to 512GB
4,680mAh battery with 18W fast charge 4,500mAh battery with 33W fast charge
₦134,900 ₦117,000

Umidigi S5 Pro vs Infinix Zero 8: Where The S5 Pro Holds The Advantage

The S5 Pro brings a slightly bigger battery to the table, with a 4,680mAh battery pack, making sure that users can enjoy more screen time due to an extended battery life.

It also has more onboard storage than its rival, while bringing 6GB of RAM to the table. Under the hood, it shares the same chipset as the Zero 8, with slightly faster processing speeds. It has a smaller build which makes it easier to handle and keep in smaller spaces like pockets and purses.

umidigi s5 pro pop-up selfie camera

Umidigi S5 Pro vs Infinix Zero 8: Where The Zero 8 Holds The Advantage

The Zero 8 offers a much larger display (with a 90Hz refresh rate) than the S5 Pro, making it a solid option for gamers who want to enjoy their favourite mobile games on a larger screen. Its cameras offer better-looking numbers compared to its rival, while it has an extra sensor up front to take care of selfies.

It also brings more RAM to the table and has more external storage than the S5 Pro. It has the Android 10 with XOS 7 taking care of its software needs.

Umidigi S5 Pro vs Infinix Zero 8

Umidigi S5 Pro vs Infinix Zero 8: Which Of These Devices Should You Opt For?

Both smartphones support 4G technology, offer solid chipsets, boast decent numbers in terms of camera specs and provide solid batteries to carry their impressive specs. However, when it comes down to the key question, which smartphone will you go for?

The S5 Pro shares quite a number of similarities with its rival, featuring four rear cameras, the same chipset, 4G technology and the Android 10 OS. It is however more expensive than the Zero 8 in spite of its smaller size and lower RAM. It also has a larger battery than its rival, helping it stay powered on all day.

The Zero 8 brings a larger display to the table, while also boasting more external memory than the S5 Pro. Its cameras offer better numbers than its rivals, but this is no surefire way to tell which device offers a better photography experience.

This tight mid-range match-up sees the Zero 8 triumph over the S5 Pro. In spite of its lower price point, it offers slightly better specs with more RAM and external storage. This device offers good value for the money and is a great mid-range option for you.


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