Infinix Smart 2 VS Xiaomi Redmi 5A: Which One Is More Affordable?

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The Infinix Smart 2 is an affordable mid-range smartphone from Infinix mobility. The phone was launched in August 2018, and it packs Android 8.1 Oreo with average specifications and features. The Xiaomi Redmi 5A is also a budget smartphone from a Chinese OEM with almost the same features as the Infinix Smart 2. Though some specs on the phone is an upgrade of the smart 2, still the phones fall almost under the same price segment. In this article, we will be comparing these budgets phones to see their specs differences.

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Infinix Smart 2

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Xiaomi Redmi 5A

Infinix Smart 2 VS Xiaomi Redmi 5A: Design.

The Infinix Smart 2 is a pocket-friendly smartphone. The phone has the latest modern design though with plastic wrapped around the panel which features the camera and the LED flash. It has a loudspeaker at the bottom edge panel available in beautiful colors. As for the Xiaomi Redmi 5A, it wins with a more premium body that features an aluminum on the back and glass on the front. It measures 140.4 x 70.1 x 8.4 mm in dimensions, and it’s also available in beautiful colors. Both phones apparently lack a fingerprint scanner. You will only get Face ID on the Infinix Smart 2 as a security feature.

Infinix Smart 2 VS Xiaomi Redmi 5A: Display.

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On the front, the Infinix Smart 2 has little bezels which are a good thing, unlike the Xiaomi Redmi 5A that still pack some chunks of bezels which makes the phone looks outdated. Infinix Smart 2 is offering a screen size of 5.45 inches with a screen resolution of 720×1440 pixels and 282 pixels per inch density bringing out detailed views on the screen. The Xiaomi Redmi 5A is coming with a standard screen size of 5.0 inches with a resolution of 720 x 1280 pixels and 296 pixels per inch density. The screen has a 16:9 ratio with a screen protector. Both phones will be delivering a fair viewing quality to users.

Infinix Smart 2 VS Xiaomi Redmi 5A: Camera.

On the camera, both the Infinix Smart 2 and the Xiaomi Redmi 5A has a rear camera of 13MP loaded with bokeh effect and a dual-LED flash. This sensor will also shoot HD videos, and they will capture beautiful photos as well. On the front, you will be getting a front facing camera of 8MP on the Infinix Smart 2, and this lens is also paired with an LED flash and Face ID. So you can use this Face ID to unlock your phone instead of a fingerprint sensor. The Xiaomi Redmi 5A has 5MP on the front for a selfie, and it does not support Face ID.

Infinix Smart 2 VS Xiaomi Redmi 5A: Performance

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On hardware aspect, the Infinix Smart 2 is equipped with Android 8.1 Oreo operating system with a MediaTek MT6739 processor running at Quad-core 1.5GHz CPU.
The smartphone has PowerVR GE8100 graphics card with 1GB of RAM and a battery capacity of 3050mAh without fast charging technology. The Xiaomi Redmi 5A is powered by Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425 Chipset which is more powerful than the one on it’s rival, and this chipset runs on Quad-core 1.4 GHz processor with Adreno 308 graphics card.

It has an operating system of Android 7.1.2 processor with a nonremovable battery capacity of 3000mAh. It has 2GB of RAM which is also an important aspect to consider before making your decisions. Both phones have 16GB of inbuilt storage, and you can still expand them up to 128GB using a micro SD card.

Infinix Smart 2 VS Xiaomi Redmi 5A
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Infinix Smart 2Xiaomi Redmi 5A
Dimensions and Weight148 x 71 x 8.4 mm Weight: 148140.4 x 70.1 x 8.4 mm Weight: 137
Display5.5 inch , 720 x 1440 pixels (282 PPI pixel density) and IPS, LCD capacitive touchscreen5.0 inches, 720 x 1280 pixels (296 PPI pixel density) and IPS, LCD capacitive touchscreen
MemoryRAM/ROM: 16GB, 1GB/2GBGB RAM.RAM/ROM: 32 GB, 3 GB RAM or 16 GB, 2 GB RAM
SoftwareAndroid 8.1 OreoAndroid 7.1.2 Nougat
HardwareMediaTek MT6739, Quad-core 1.5GHzMSM8953Qualcomm MSM8917 Snapdragon 425, Quad-core 1.4 GHz Cortex-A53
Camera13 MP And front: 8 MP13 MP And front 5 MP
Connectivity2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, WiFi-Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0, GPS2G/3G/4G Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
BatteryNon-removable Li-lon 3050 mAh batteryNon-removable Li-Po 3000 mAh battery
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Infinix Smart 2 VS Xiaomi Redmi 5A: Price.

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Both the Infinix Smart 2 and the Xiaomi Redmi 5A are under $100, and they are now available both online and offline.

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Miracle .O
Miracle .O is a Computer scientist by profession and a blogger by passion. He's an expect in writing about phones, gadgets and tutorials.


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