Premium metal build, bigger phablet size full HD display, powerful performance with lots of RAM, enhanced Dolby Atmos audio, lots of storage and high-speed 4G LTE support. That’s the answer by Lenovo to the intense competition from Xiaomi’s Redmi Note 3 and LeEco’s Le 2 smartphone.
Lenovo has launched Vibe K5 Note smartphone the successor to the popular Vibe K4 Note in India. It packs a well-tested design, top notch processor, good camera and high-speed connectivity.
As for pricing, the Lenovo Vibe K5 Note comes in two variants. The 3GB RAM variant is priced at Rs 11,999, while the variant with 4GB RAM is priced at Rs 13,499. Both variants will be available exclusively on Flipkart starting from August 3rd, 2016. For more choice, the mobile comes in three colours champagne gold, graphite grey, and platinum silver.
Now comes the specification part, the Lenovo Vibe K5 Note got a metal body with curved edges giving it a premium look and also fit comfortably in your hand. The smartphone flaunts a 5.5-inch full HD IPS display with a 178-degree wide viewing angle and 401ppi offering crisp images during day and night.
For that extra performance, the Lenovo Vibe K5 Note comes with 1.8Ghz MediaTek Helio P10 64-bit octa-core processor paired with Mali T860 MP2 that gives up to 550MHz 3D graphics accelerator. As we said earlier, the smartphone comes in two RAM variants the 3GB RAM and 4GB LP DDR3 RAM. We always suggest to go for the higher 4GB RAM variant as there is only a minor price difference but offers a significant performance boost.
The Lenovo Vibe K5 Note packs 32GB internal storage that can be easily expanded up to 128GB using microSD card. For photography, the Lenovo Vibe K5 Note got a 13-megapixel autofocus rear camera with 5-piece composite lens, dual-tone LED flash, and PDAF support. On the front for selfie lovers, the mobile got an 8-megapixel camera.
Last coming to the connectivity, the dual-SIM Lenovo Vibe K5 Note comes with high-speed 4G LTE network that supports all Indian 4G bands along with VoLTE. Other connectivity option includes 3G and 2G network support, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.1 and USB OTG. The smartphones run on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system wrapped under Vibe UI.
For extra security, the smartphone comes with the fingerprint scanner built right below the back camera. For that enhanced audio, the Lenovo Vibe K5 Note got the Dolby Atmos along with the 3-mic system and cutting-edge Wolfson audio technology.
Lenovo Vibe K5 Note specifications
- 5.5-inch full HD IPS display (401ppi)
- 1.8GHz MediaTek Helio P10 64-bit octa-core processor
- 3GB/4GB RAM
- Mali T860 MP2 550MHz 3D GPU
- Android 6.0 Marshmallow
- 13MP back camera and 8MP front-facing camera
- 32GB internal storage and expandable using microSD card
- dual SIM
- 4G LTE with VoLTE, 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth 4.1,USB OTG
- Fingerprint scanner
- TheaterMax technology for VR
- Dolby ATMOS Audio
- 3500 mAh battery
Another added feature is the Secure Zone that allows running two separate accounts on the mobile. For example, you can run two Whatsapp or Instagram accounts right on the smartphone without any hack or conflicts.