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CENTRiC G5: Features, Specifications and Price

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The CENTRiC G5 is the third smartphone released by CENTRiC after the CENTRiC S1 and G3. The Indian OEM is seeking to dominate the budget smartphone market and ward off competition from the likes of Oppo, Xiaomi and OnePlus.


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The CENTRiC G5 is the third phone released by Indian OEM CENTRiC in the budget category and looks a little bit like the G3 though it has a better battery and face recognition.

Design and Display

Noticeable from first glance is the teardrop notch unlike the bigger version in the G3. The bottom chin is the same size like that of the G3.

The dual camera placement at the back is vertical instead of horizontal as seen in the G3. The LED flash is placed between the camera and the fingerprint sensor. The body is likely made of plastic.

The CENTRiC G5 has 6.21 inch IPS HD+ display with resolution at 1520×720 pixel. It still has a 19:9 aspect ratio and made with 2.5D curved glass.


A 13 MP primary camera adorns the back of the phone and can capture images with 4160 x 3120 pixels and record 1080p videos at 30 fps. It is assisted by a 2MP depth sensor. The selfie camera is 8MP and can be used for Face unlocking, unlike the G3.

Hardware/ Memory

The CENTRiC G5 uses the 64 bit Octacore MediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762) SoC which is also fabricated using the 12nm technology.

The cores consist of Quad ARM Cortex A53 cores clocked at 2.0 GHz and Quad ARM Cortex A53 chips clocked at 1.5GHz. It uses the IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU clocked at 520 MHz.

There is also an LPDDR3 3GB of RAM space clocked at 933 MHz alongside a 32 GB storage space. Memory can be increased via the use of microSD card but it uses the second SIM slot.

Battery, Connectivity and OS

The phone uses a 4050 mAh non removable battery with USB type C charger. There is no fast charge technology. It also supports VoLTE, ViLTE and runs on Android 9.0 Pie


Overall Specifications


OS  Android 9 Pie
Display 6.21 inch LCD IPS HD+ Display
Camera 13 MP + 2 MP rear, 8 MP selfie
Storage 32 GB, Expandable up to 256 GB using Micro SD
Processor MediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762) Octa Core, 2.0 GHz
Battery 3800 mAh
Security Fingerprint ID and Face ID


Technology GSM / CDMA / HSPA
2G GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2
3G HSDPA 800 / 850 / 900 / 1700(AWS) / 1900 / 2100
4G FDD Band 1(2100 MHz), Band 3 (1800 MHz), FDD
Band 5 (850 MHz), Band 7(2600MHz), FDD Band
8(900MHz), FDD Band 20(800MHz), TDD Band
38(2600MHz) ,TDD Band 39 (1900 MHz), TDD
SIM Type Dual nano-SIM slot

Design and Display

Dimensions 155.4 x 71.8 x 8.1 mm
Height 155.4 mm
Width 71.8 mm
Thickness 8.1 mm
Weight 163g
Display Size 6.21-inch Teardrop Notch Display
Display Resolution 720p HD+ (1520 x 720 pixels), 19:9 Aspect Ratio
Display Technology IPS LCD
Build Plastic
Protection Glossy anti-scratch plastic, 2.5D curved glass
Colors Black, Blue

Platform and Hardware

OS Android 9 Pie
Processor Name/Technology MediaTek Helio P22 (MT6762) Octa Core, 2.0 GHz
Number of Processor Cores 8
Processor Speed 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.5 GHz Cortex-A53
Graphics Chipset IMG PowerVR GE8320 GPU clocked at 520 MHz
RAM 3 GB of RAM Space
Internal Storage 32 GB of Storage space
External Storage Yes, Uses SIM 2 for microSD slot, up to 256GB expansion
Sensors Triaxial Accelerometer, Proximity, Light,
Fingerprint, Compass,


Front 8 MP Camera, f/2.0 lens; 720p video recording @30 fps
Rear 13MP Sony, f/2.2 lens; Secondary 2MP depth sensor; LED flash; 720@ 30fps video recording
Features HDR, Face Beauty, Face Detection, Self Timer,
ISO, Exposure, White Balance Adjustment,Anti-flicker, GPS location info, colour filtersAutofocus,


Video FLV, MP4, MKV, AVI, 3GP, WEBM, H.263, H.264
Audio WAV, MP3, MP2, ACC, AMR-NB, AMR-WB, MIDI, Vorbis, APE, AAC-Plus V1, AAC-Plus V2, FLAC, WMA, ADPCM, OGG
Image Jpeg, Png, Gif, Bmp
Speaker Chipset Information not available.
Audio Jack Yes. 3.5mm


Bluetooth Bluetooth® 4.1
Wifi 802.11a/b/g/n 2.4G/5G
USB Yes, Type C


Battery Capacity 3800 mAh
Battery Technology LiPo
Fast Charging Information Not Available
Removable No

Extra Features

Security Features Finger Print and Face Recognition


Around  $160

Laurence Inyanghttps://rencetek.com
Laurence is a computer science graduate, an anime otaku, web designer, curious cat and wordpress lover. He loves writing about smartphones and few other opinions. He is here to give accurate information and also help people with his articles. You can reach him via any of the social media handles.
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