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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

Model Price
Lenovo Vibe K5 RM599 (RRP)
Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus RM699 (Expected)
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Price In Singapore From SGD179
Price In USA From USD129
From £99
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The device is not available on Lazada Malaysia.

Lenovo Vibe K5 & K5 Plus Specifications

Platform Android 5.1.1 (Lollipop)
Processor Quad-Core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & Quad-Core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53
  • Qualcomm MSM8929 Snapdragon 415 (K5)
  • Qualcomm MSM8939v2 Snapdragon 616 (K5 Plus)
GPU Adreno 405
Announced Date Febuary 2016
Release Date
GSM Network GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
UMTS Network HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
LTE Network LTE
Version/SIM Dual SIM Version (Nano-SIM)
Type Smartphone
Dimensions 142 x 71 x 8 mm
Weight 142 g
Technology IPS LCD Display, 16M colors
  • 720 x 1280 pixels (HD), 294 PPI Pixel Densit (K5)
  • 1080 x 1920 pixels (FHD), 441 PPI Pixel Density (K5 Plus)
Aspect Ratio 16 : 9
Size 5.0 inches
Touchscreen Capacitive Touchscreen, Multitouch
3.5 mm Audio Jack Yes
Radio Yes
Music Player Yes
  • Dolby Audio
Internal Memory  16 GB With 2 GB RAM
Expansion Slot microSD, Max 32GB
Internet Data GPRS, EDGE, HSPA, LTE
Bluetooth Yes
Camera 13 Megapixel
Flash LED flash
Focus Touch Focus, Autofocus
Features Geo-Tagging, Face Detection
Shooting Modes Auto, Panorama, HDR
Video 1080P (FHD)
Front Camera 5 Megapixel
Battery Li-Ion 2750 mAh (Non-removable)
Colors ██ – Silver
██ – Gold
Sensors Accelerometer, Proximity
Applications Organizer, Google Search, Maps, Gmail, YouTube, Calendar, Google Now