We had earlier speculated that the Infinix Team will be unleashing three variants of the Infinix Hot 5 namely : Infinix Hot 5 , Infinix Hot 5 Pro and Infinix Hot 5 Lite .Now Infinix has launched the Infinix Hot 5 and Infinix Hot 5 Lite. The Infinix Hot 5 Pro is yet to see the light of the day .The Hot 5 Pro much like the Infinix Hot 4 Pro when announced will be the most advanced variant of the Infinix Hot 5  .

Infinix Hot 5 as announced isn’t much of an upgrade over the Hot 4 and Hot 4 Lite , but still there are few things to be cheerful of . You can read more about the latest Infinix Hot 5 Specs & Price here while we continue with the Infinix Hot 5 Lite here .


Infinix Hot 5 Lite : Cut to the Chase 

Infinix Hot 5 Lite is the successor to the Infinix Hot 5 Lite and the most basic of the Infinix Hot 5 Family

  • 5.5-inch Touch Display, 720 x 1280 pixels (267ppi)
  • 1.3GHz quad-core MediaTek MT6580 CPU with 1GB RAM
  • Android 7.0 (Nougat), XOS 2.2
  • 16GB Storage with support for memory card up to 32GB
  • 8MP Rear Camera and 5MP Front Camera
  • 3G and Wi-Fi
  • 4000 mAh Battery with Fast Charging

Infinix Hot 5 Lite : Design and Display

Infinix Hot 5 Lite

One may confuse the Infinix Hot 5 Lite to be the Infinix Zero 2 when viewed from the rear .Its rear looks like the Kevlar material of the Infinix Zero 2 ,but no  the Infinix Hot 5 Lite  is made of a  unibody metal frame and a sleek bubble back cover in with different cilor options such as Apple green, Bordeaux red and other fun colors , while the rear is designed with some sort of texture which should make the device comfortable to hold .The only visible thing on its rear is the rear camera with flash and the Infinix Hot 5 branding .

Much like the Infinix Hot 5 , the Infinix Hot 5 lite is made to offer quality mobile entertainment experience with its key feature 5.5HD screen, dual front speakers at the top and bottom of the smartphone with 3D Dirac stereo surrounding to boost sound.

The Infinix Hot 5 Lite comes with a 5.5 inch  HD (720 x 1280 pixels) display with 2.5D curved glass protection. It is powered by a 1.8 GHz quad core MediaTek Helio P10 processor. It has 3GB RAM and it runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system with Amigo 3.2 UI on top of it.


Infinix Hot 5 Lite : Camera and Storage , Performance and OS

Nothing was upgraded in the camera department Compare to the Hot 4 Lite. If you are getting the Infinix Hot 5 Lite , you may still have to make do with an 8 megapixel rear AF camera with LED flash and a 5 megapixel Fixed focus sensor on the front. Both promise to serve decent quality, especially with their support for LED flash.

The Infinix Hot 5 Lite is powered by a 1.3Ghz MediaTek quad-core processor with  1GB RAM and 16GB storage .Much like the Hot 5 ,the Infinix Hot 5 Lite internal storage is expandable upto 32GB using MicroSD card .The Infinix Hot 5 Lite is based on Infinix’s own XOS 2.2, a heavily  customised version of Android 7.0 Nougat.Whether or not the Infinix Hot 5 Lite will be upgraded to the latest Android 8.0 Oreo is not sure .


The Infinix Hot 5 Lite is lighted by a massive  4,000mAh which Infinix claims can give you up to two days of use on single charge. The device is equipped with fast charge technology that gives you hours of talk time in just 5 minutes of charging.

Infinix Hot 5 Versus Infinix Hot 5 Lite

The Infinix Hot 5 and Infinix Hot 5 Lite are phones of the same family , so you should expect some similarities as well as some differences between them .

To begin , the Infinix Hot 5 & Infinix Hot 5 Lite shares the same design ,but only the base Infinix Hot 5 carries a rear Fingerprint sensor .

They both share same display size and resolutions , same processor ,same internal storage but different RAM size .While the Infinix Hot 5 comes with a 2GB RAM ,the Infinix Hot 5 Lite on the other hand comes with just 1GB RAM .

They both support OTG and are  powered by a 4000mAh battery with fast charge and also lack 4G connectivity option .

Infinix Hot 5 Lite : Pricing and Availability

Infinix Hot 5 Lite as well as the Infinix Hot 5 are  now available to buy from different  Mobile phone stores across Nigeria, Kenya, and Ghana. For you convenience , we advise you buy your Infinix Hot 5 and Infinix Hot 5 Lite from leading online stores in the Nigeria , Ghana and Kenya.

You can buy the Infinix Hot 5 Lite in Nigeria within N30,000 – N35,000 depending on where you are buying from .Infinix Hot 5 Lite peak price anywhere in Nigeria should be around N40,000 .

The Infinix Hot 5 Lite price in Kenya starts at KSh 6,999 , while you should also be able to get the Infinix Hot 5 Lite in Ghana from 399 GH₵.

Should You Upgrade you Infinix Hot 4 /Hot 4 Lite to Infinix Hot 5 Lite?

If you would like to have a taste of Android 7.0 Nougat OS , then you should definitely upgrade to the Hot 5 Lite ,otherwise the Hot 4 Lite is as good as the Hot 5 Lite.

Where to Buy Infinix Hot 5 Lite

You can click on the links below to view Infinix Hot 5 Lite  price offers as well as all Infinix phones price in Nigeria , Ghana and Kenya .

 Jumia Nigeria – Click Here to View Offers | Jumia Kenya –– Click Here to View Offers | Jumia Ghana – – Click Here to View Offers 

Infinix Hot 5 X559  Specifications

Model Infinix Hot 5 Lite X559
Security None
Operating System Android 7.0
Internal Memory‎ 16GB , expandable memory up to 32GB with microSD
Processor quad-core MediaTek MT6580 CPU
Display Size 5.5-inch 720p display
Rear Camera 8MP with LED flash
Front Camera 5MP  front-facing camera with LED flash
Connectivity 3G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, USB OTG
Battery 4000mAh battery with fast Charging

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