The Infinix Smart 5 features a 6.6-inch IPS LCD with an HD+ display with 720×1,600 pixels resolution. The phone is powered by an unspecified 1.8GHz processor with 3GB of RAM. The Nigerian variant of the phone, however, comes with a CPU clocked at 1.3GHz and has 2GB of RAM. The phone has a rear-mounted fingerprint scanner.
The Infinix Smart 5 comes with 64GB (global) and 32GB (Nigeria) storage that is expandable via a microSD card (up to 256GB for the global variant and up to 128GB for the Nigerian variant).
The global variant comes with a triple rear camera setup while the Nigerian variant comes with a dual rear camera setup. For the global variant, the setup includes a 13-megapixel primary sensor with two QVGA sensors. The Nigerian variant comes with an 8-megapixel primary camera and a QVGA sensor on the back. On the front, the Infinix Smart 5 comes with an 8-megapixel sensor.
Infinix Smart 5 is backed by a 5000mAh battery which support 10W of charging. It runs on Android 10 Go Edition. The smartphone measures 165.4×73.4×8.75mm. Connectivity features are 4G support, dual-band Wi-Fi ac, Bluetooth, GPS, and a 3.5mm audio jack.