Lenovo Vibe K5 Note Review – Pros And Cons, Price, Specifications

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Planning to buy a new smartphone?  Did you check the new Lenovo Vibe K5 note? Well if not, then don’t worry you are at the right place. Lenovo is slowly trying to overtake the sales statistics of other smartphone companies. The company Lenovo has been successfully achieving its goals outshining with its new Lenovo Vibe K5 note smartphone. It’s predecessor called Lenovo Vibe K4 Note gained a lot of popularity during its release as well.

After K4 note, K5 is also getting a lot of response in sales fixtures due to some extra features in it. According to the company, about 7,50,000 Vibe K4 Note handsets were successfully sold in India. Before officially launching it into the Indian market, Lenovo made a lot of efforts promoting it on social media and youtube and this is why it has already been able to hit a sale worth Rs. 100 crore on Flipkart. This shows how much love and attention it is getting in the Indian market.

Features and Specifications of Lenovo K4 Note

Features Specifications
SIM Dual Nano
Display 5.5 inch Full HD | 1080 x 1920 pixels
Camera 13MP | 8MP
Processor 1.8 GHz Octa-core Helio P10
Storage 32GB, expandable upto128GB
OS Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Battery 3500 mAH
Price INR 11,996 | INR 13,499
Weight 165 grams

Design of Lenovo Vibe K5 Note

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Lenovo Vibe K5 Note has a stylish look as compared with the K4 Note. The new Vibe K5 is also comfortable in handling due to the matte finish on its body.  K5 note is available in 3 colours, Grey, Gold and Silver. Capacitive buttons have been introduced for Back, recent tabs and home facility than the onscreen ones in K4 Note. Volume power buttons are as usual on the right-hand side. The rear camera is equipped with a dual LED Flash and a fingerprint scanner, all being in the same line.

Display of Lenovo Vibe k5 Note

The 5.5-inch display of Lenovo Vibe K5 Note has a resolution of 1080 x 1986 pixels which makes it compatible to view the videos with the best picture quality ( full HD we can say). K5 Note has full-HD IPS display having a pixel density of 401ppi ( same as K4) just equivalent to various other top-level smartphones like Moto g4, iPhone 6 plus etc. This clarifies the competition level it would be giving to other good phones in the market.  Moreover, there is no Gorilla glass layer on it unlike Lenovo Vibe K4 Note for protection against scratches. The screen seems decently bright even in the sunlight.

Camera of Lenovo Vibe K5 Note

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Lenovo Vibe K5 Note comes with an 8-megapixel front camera and 13-megapixel rear cameras with a dual-toned LED flash enabled. Rear camera images are crisp and brighter. The corners of the images do not get pixelated on the zooming. This is a good sign for the people who loves photography.

Battery Life of Lenovo Vibe K5 Note

The 3500mAh battery of Lenovo Vibe K5 Note let you enjoy everything on it for long. Lenovo Vibe K5 Note does not have turbocharging facility. The charging speed of Lenovo K5 Note is normal like normal handsets.

Extraordinary Features of Lenovo Vibe K5 Note

Lenovo Vibe K5 Note has a secure zone to facilitate running two screens on a single device. This means that you can go up with the two segments of any app at any time. For eg., You can use Gmail for mailing someone and at the same time to check if there is a new mail in your inbox or not.

Double-tap zooming : Double tapping on the screen zooms whatever is present on the screen.

Embedded apps like Myntra, Flipkart, Shareit , Truecaller etc. also comes up with this handset.

Pros of Lenovo Vibe K5
  • Fingerprint scanner at the back
  • Supports USB OTG
  • Full HD display
  • Looks stylish and is easy to use as well
  • Premium Dolby Atmos Sound system
  • 8 GHz Octa-core Media Tek MT6755 Helio P10 chipset (Processor).
Cons of Lenovo Vibe K5
  • Hybrid SD card slot in the SIM card slot
  • Slow charging technology.
  • The image quality of the front camera is not good in low lighting conditions.
  • Does not support MHL TV-Out cable.
  • Unnecessary apps come pre-installed.

Lenovo K5 note tops in the price segment since it is launched. Extra features have made it more comfortable and interesting to use. However, it has certain minor flaws like dual SIM incompatibility while you want to use a memory card and so. But overall, Lenovo K5 Note smartphone is absolutely great and is worth being the successor.

What Users Say About Lenovo Vibe K5 Note?

Below are the reviews of vibe K5 Note by Flipkart users who have bought. The below image/data were sourced from Flipkart reviews

One Liner User Reviews about Lenovo Vibe K5 Note - Pros
One Liner User Reviews about Lenovo Vibe K5 Note - Cons