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Infinix Note 6 vs Infinix Note 5 Stylus: Should You Upgrade?

Infinix Note 6 vs Infinix Note 5

Infinix Note 6 vs Infinix Note 5 Stylus: Infinix Note 6 is the latest device from the tech company under the Note series segment. It’s predecessor Note 5 was released last year in two version. The standard “Note 5” and a Pro version called “Note 5 stylus “.

However this year, the Infinix Note 6 only come in one model. And it comes with an Amoled touchscreen, X-pen and a tri-lens rear camera.

So here are some factors you should consider before you upgrade to the Note 6 or rather hold on to your Note 5 stylus.

Infinix Note 6 vs Infinix Note 5 Stylus: Specs Comparison


INFINIX NOTE 6: 6.01″-inch AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, with a resolution 1080 x 2160.

INFINIX NOTE 5: 6.0″-IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen 1080 x 2400.

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INFINIX NOTE 6: Mediatek MT6765 Helio P35, Octa-core 2.35 GHz

INFINIX NOTE 5: Mediatek MT6763T Helio P23, Octa-core 2.0 GHz


INFINIX NOTE 6: 4GB RAM + 64 GB ROM (SD Card space is available)

INFINIX NOTE 5: 4GB RAM + 64 GB ROM (SD Card space is available)


INFINIX NOTE 6: Android 9.0 (Pie);

INFINIX NOTE 5: Android 8.1 (Oreo); Android One (Upgradeable to 9.0 Pie)


INFINIX NOTE 6: 16+8+2MP triple rear and 16MP selfie camera

INFINIX NOTE 5: 16MP rear and 16MP front camera


INFINIX NOTE 6: Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery (fast charging 10W)

INFINIX NOTE 5: Non-removable Li-Po 4000 mAh battery (fast charging 10W)


– Dual SIM
– 3.5 mm jack
– Bluetooth 5.0
– X-Pen
– 4G supported (doesn’t support Glo 4G)

– Dual SIM
– 3.5 mm jack
– Bluetooth 4.2
– x-Pen
– 4G supported (doesn’t support Glo 4G)


Infinix Note 5 and Note 6 have similar body design. The major difference is that the Note 6 is more sleeker and have less bezels around the panel. Moreover, the Note 6 has triple back cameras, thus u could quickly notice the camera bump behind. Also none of these two smartphones are water resistance. So you may want to be careful around water to prevent quick damage.

Dimensions: Infinix Note 6 – 154.2 x 74.5 x 7.7 mm vs Infinix Note 5 – 158 x 75 x 8.4 mm mm

Weight: Infinix Note 6 – 173g vs Infinix Note 5 – 178g

On this segment, the Infinix Note 6 wins. The Infinix Note 6 is more sleek, and more light weighted.

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Infinix Note 6 wins in this segment. The device unlike its predecessor comes with an Amoled touchscreen display. Infinix Note 6 has the brightest and most color-accurate screens with as little color shift as possible.

Hardware & Software

There’s really not too much we can talk about here. Since both smartphones are rocking the mediatek chipset. Not the latest and greatest though, but hey! Both smartphones will handle everything you throw at them.

Moreover, they both can run on Android 9.0 pie and none will be getting an upgrade to Android Q.

However as far as memory is concerned, keep in mind that the Infinix Note 6 only have one variant of 4GB RAM + 64 GB internal storage while the Infinix Note 5 stylus has 64GB internal storage with 4GB RAM.


These days it’s hard to tell which smartphone takes the best daylight photos and the competition has moved over to the low-light photography, and this is where we can easily say which one is the clear winner.

On this category, the Infinix Note 6 wins since it has tri-lens rear camera. The 16MP main camera delivers a good detailed pictures than the Note 5 main camera. Moreover, there is also 8MP ultra-wide lens and another 2MP for depth sensor. And also while the night mode picture of Infinix Note 6 is not the best in the market today, it however outshines that of the Note 5.

Thus if you’re going for a better camera smartphone between these two, my recommendation for you is the Infinix Note 6.


In this segment, you can rely on both smartphones. They posses 4000mAh battery capacity with the ability to fast charge enabled.

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Infinix Note 6 posesses new features and some upgrades that Infinix Note 5 doesn’t have. For example, in the camera segment, the Infinix Note 6 has tri-lens rear camera. However you should upgrade if you have the cash. below is a quick summary to help make decision easier for you.

Design: Both

• Display: Infinix Note 6

Battery: Both

Camera: Infinix Note 6

Hardware and Software: Both

• Price:
– Infinix Note 6= 65,000 naira
– Infinix Note 5 stylus=  70,000 naira

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