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Lenovo Vibe K5 & K5 Plus Review

Design And Display

At MWC 2015, Lenovo also took the opportunity to introduce some of the devices in 2016. For Smartphones, Lenovo launched two affordable smartphones named Lenovo Vibe K5 and Vibe K5 Plus. The exterior design does not have any difference for both devices. Similarly, the size of the display where the two new models are equipped with a screen size of 5.0 inches. There are only two differences for Lenovo Vibe Plus K5 and K5, which is the display resolution and the processor. The rest is the same as indicated in the table below.

Specification And Features

The advantages of these two affordable devices are the design made of metal that make it seem more premium. Furthermore, it comes with two color options including gold and silver. Lenovo Vibe K5 and K5 Plus also brings dual-speakers who have integrated by Dolby Audio for the sound more exciting. On the back section, the phone bring 13 Megapixel camera and 5 Megapixel for the selfie. Other features included 16 GB internal memory, 2 GB RAM, Android Lollipop and Li-Ion 2750 mAh battery.

Price And Release Date

Lenovo has yet officially to announce the date of sale to global markets and also in Malaysia market. However, it is expected sometime in March. For users in Malaysia do not worry because most models from Lenovo will enter the local market. But, the date of sale and the price, which is still unknown. For the price, the Lenovo Vibe Plus K5 will be marketed around USD149 equivalent to RM699 while for Lenovo Vibe K5 is expected to be sold at a cost around USD129 or the equivalent of RM599 in Malaysia.

Lenovo Vibe K5 & K5 Plus Pros and Cons

  • Dual SIM With LTE Support
  • Full HD 1080P IPS Display
  • Additional microSD Slot
  • Good Value for Money
  • Dolby Audio Speaker
  • Non-Removable Battery
  • No Infrared and NFC Features
  • No Fingerprint Scanner

Lenovo Vibe K5 & K5 Plus In Malaysia

ModelPrice
Lenovo Vibe K5RM599 (RRP)
Lenovo Vibe K5 PlusRM699 (Expected)
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Price In USAFrom USD129
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Lenovo Vibe K5 & K5 Plus Specifications

General
PlatformAndroid 5.1.1 (Lollipop)
ProcessorQuad-Core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-Core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
Chipset
  • Qualcomm MSM8929 Snapdragon 415 (K5)
  • Qualcomm MSM8939v2 Snapdragon 616 (K5 Plus)
GPUAdreno 405
UI / ROM
Announced DateFebuary 2016
Release Date
Coverage
GSM NetworkGSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
UMTS NetworkHSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
LTE NetworkLTE
Version/SIMDual SIM Version (Nano-SIM)
Design
TypeSmartphone
Dimensions142 x 71 x 8 mm
Weight142 g
Others
Display
TechnologyIPS LCD Display, 16M colors
Resolution
  • 720 x 1280 pixels (HD), 294 PPI Pixel Densit (K5)
  • 1080 x 1920 pixels (FHD), 441 PPI Pixel Density (K5 Plus)
Aspect Ratio16 : 9
Size5.0 inches
TouchscreenCapacitive Touchscreen, Multitouch
Protection
Others
Multimedia
3.5 mm Audio JackYes
RadioYes
Music PlayerYes
Others
  • Dolby Audio
Memory
Internal Memory 16 GB With 2 GB RAM
Expansion SlotmicroSD, Max 32GB
Connectivity
Internet DataGPRS, EDGE, HSPA, LTE
WIFIYes
NFC
USBYes
BluetoothYes
Infrared
Camera
Camera13 Megapixel
Sensor
FlashLED flash
FocusTouch Focus, Autofocus
FeaturesGeo-Tagging, Face Detection
Shooting ModesAuto, Panorama, HDR
Video1080P (FHD)
Front Camera5 Megapixel
Features
BatteryLi-Ion 2750 mAh (Non-removable)
Colors██ – Silver
██ – Gold
GPSA-GPS
SensorsAccelerometer, Proximity
ApplicationsOrganizer, Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Now
Others
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