@Vikas Sharma | Sr Journalist
New Delhi: Known for its ahead of the curve approach towards making future-ready devices, Infinix a leading online-driven smartphone brand from TRANSSION Holdings today added another marvel to its “all-rounder”NOTE series. Infinix NOTE series has been recognised to offer intelligent devices, and NOTE 5 Stylus builds on this legacy that delivers the best NOTE experience in the mid-range segment with an all new XPen for the first time ever. The device is priced at INR 15,999 and is available in a 4GB RAM and 64GB storage variant in two colours: Bordeaux Red and Charcoal Blue. It will be available exclusively via Flipkart and sale will start from 4th December’18.
People rely on their smartphones for almost everything they do – all-day, anytime and anywhere. The NOTE 5 Stylus with its advanced XPen is the perfect device for pursuing all your artistic endeavors. It gives creators the ability to design, draw, sketch, and express freely on the go whenever inspiration strikes. While it allows note takers to create memos, grab screen-shots, and do mathematical calculations in a jiffy. Not making language a barrier, you can make notes in Hindi or English and let NOTE 5 Stylus recognize and format the document for you. Further, one can choose from spectrum of colours and multiple tools that allow you to unleash the creative genius in you. It is also a perfect doodling partner for kids or the child in you.
Speaking at the launch occasion of new smartphone, Mr. Anish Kapoor, CEO, Infinix Mobile India said “Infinix is a consumer centric brand that believes in offering consumer more options and features by staying ahead of the curve in the segment. Note 5 Stylus adds another dimension to our product portfolio and this time we are focused on providing truly innovative and aspirational product which is beyond normal smartphones. Apart from the Stylus, it stands out with features such as AI cameras, fully Metallic unibody, Fast charging and Android One experience. It empowers today’s style-conscious youth who is looking for an aspirational device which they can love to flaunt and at the same time gives an edge to stand-out by giving the “Power to create” in the hands of the user.”
To celebrate the launch of NOTE 5 Stylus on Flipkart, Mr. Ayyappan Rajagopal, Senior Director – Mobiles at Flipkart said, “We at Flipkart are excited to launch the new Infinix Note 5 Stylus. This product will democratize the stylus and ensure everyone has access to a great smartphone experience. We are confident the new NOTE from Infinix will resonate with our set of customers.”
The XPen of NOTE 5 comes with 4096 levels of pressuresensitivity so the lines are finer and more detailed as natural as putting pen to paper. Additionally, it is equipped with superfast charge function giving 90 mins output from 20 seconds of XPen charge. Air command function of XPen gives access to many other signature features of Stylus such as Click the button to Open the Xpen menu from any window, Double click the button to open a new memo, Long pressbutton to Switch between eraser and pen/brush while taking notes or painting.
Not only this, NOTE 5 Stylus is made intelligent as it can calculate from simple mathematical calculations to most difficult ones. Whether you calculating expenses or verifying the sum/difference in transactions, with Stylus you don’t need to keep a calculator anymore. What makes it even more intelligent is XPen ability to recognize your handwriting. So whether you are writing in Hindi or English, it detects and formats to give the desired output. These two features of Calculation and handwriting recognition would be released through OTA by end of December’18.
Underpinning its key USP of NOTE 5 series, this is the second Google Android One device by brand. The smartphone runs with Android Oreo 8.1 OS combining Google’s smartly designed software, from the latest AI powered innovations such as Google Lens and Google Assistance to the highest grade of security, with beautifully designed hardware. The software functions smoothly with no bloatware or UI customisations to deliver an uncluttered android experience. It also improves battery life by prioritising background activity with the most important apps and helps solve storage stress on your device. Furthermore, Security protections with Google Play Protect are built into every layer of your smartphone experience, so your device stays safe, fast and performs at its best.
Google Photos lets you store an unlimited amount of photos and videos at high quality for free, and access them anywhere.
The device is a fine balance of aesthetics and functionality. Housed in a full metallic body design, the 5.93” FHD+ Full View display is incredibly bright and has vivid colours with 18:9 aspect ratio. Its 85% NTSC colour gamut helps in vising the natural color reproduction and 500 nits ensure better viewing in bright lighting condition. Also it has 2.5D curved glass and fluidic edge design, which enhances its beauty.
Moreover, the device comes with a massive 4000mAh batterywith 18W Fast charger using which you can charge the full battery in just 1 hour. So an hour of charging gives you a more than a full day of battery life.
Making the photography more intuitive, Infinix NOTE 5 Stylus is endowed 16MP AI rear camera which helps in capturing brighter and sharper photographs in low light condition withf/1.8 aperture and dual LED flash. The smartphone boasts of AI based Auto Scene Detection (ASD) feature to enhance overall photography experience in outdoor scenario. When taking pictures, it automatically detects the scene details and with the help of its deep learning algorithm, it intelligently matches the best camera parameters to the current scene, producing a perfect photo. It also supports AI based Portrait mode.
Moving onto the Selfie camera of the smartphone, it is enabled with 16MP f/2.0, and comes with AI beauty mode that produces the best suitable beauty mode for each user by automatically detecting 255 facial points of person with the help of its deep learning algorithm. It also supports AI Bokehmode and Wide Selfie. Additionally, it is equipped with 4in1 pixel technology and Soft light flash which further enhances selfies even in low light conditions.
Following the brand’s debut in India last year in 2017, Infinix’ s momentum has grown to 8 SKU’s and has a strong product portfolio starting from Smart2 in 2 variants priced @5999 & @6999 respectively, HOT6 Pro @7999, HOT S3X @9999, Note 5 in 2 variants @9999 & @11999 and Zero5 being the flagship @ 17999 & 19999.
Features that make Infinix NOTE 5 Stylus a showstopper:
|XPen Features||Create Note, Write Memo, View Files, Smart Screenshot & Doodling, Painting, Calculator, Handwriting Recognition|
|XPen specs||20 secs of XPen charge gives 90 min output; 4,096 sense of pressure gives fines and more detailed lines,|
|Design & Display||5.93” FHD+ 18:9 Full View Display, LCD 500 NITS, 2.5D glass, 85% NTSC type, 1080*2160 resolution, 407 PPI, Full Metal Body|
|OS||Android Oreo 8.1 (Android One) along with Google Lens & Google Assistant|
|Rear camera||16MP AI (f 1.8), Dual LED Flash, AI Auto Scene detection
Rear Camera Modes: AI Portrait, HDR, Beauty, Professional, Night, Panorama, Time-lapse
|Front camera||16MP AI (f 2.0), 4 in 1 Big pixel, Softlight Flash, Front Camera Modes: AI Bokeh, AI Beauty, WideSelfie, Time-lapse|
|Battery||4000mAh, AI Power Management, 18W Fast Charge (Full charge in ~1Hr)|
|VoLTE||Dual SIM, Dual VoLTE (4G+4G)|
|Chipset||MTK P23 Octa Core 64 bit processor, 2.0Ghz, GPU – ARM Mali G71|
|Memory||4GB + 64GB|
|Sensors||Gyro, G-Sensor, Proximity, Light, Compass, Hall,Fingerprint sensor (0.3 seconds)|
|Connectivity||BT 4.2, Dual 4G VoLTE, 3.5mm Audio Jack, FM, OTG|