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MWC 2016: Lenovo Vibe K5 and K5 Plus Launched for $129 and $149 at MWC

Amongst the flagships launched by smartphone giants like Samsung and LG, Lenovo has launched their all new Vibe K5 and the Vibe K5 Plus at MWC this year. Though Lenovo was not the main attraction at MWC, it still managed to get the talks going about the phones by revealing their pricing. The phones are available for a budget pricing and will be a customer favorite.

Lenovo Vibe K5

Lenovo Vibe K5 and K5 Plus Specifications

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The Lenovo Vibe K5 and K5 Plus come with similar specifications under the hood, with the main difference being in the display and the processor that they run on. This differentiating factor also differentiates them in their pricing. The Lenovo Vibe K5 comes with a 5-inch HD display with a resolution of 1280 x 720 and is powered by the Snapdragon 415 processor, clocked at 1.4GHz.  The Plus version, on the other hand, comes with a 5-inch Full HD display that features a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The Vibe K5 Plus is powered by the Snapdragon 616, clocked at 1.5GHz.

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Coming on to the RAM and ROM, the phones pack 2GB of RAM and 16GB of onboard storage, with the option to add an additional 32GB via a microSD card. Other than this, the phones feature a 2750mAh battery that should keep both phones juiced up. The phones run on Vibe UI, built on top of Android Lollipop 5.1.

On the camera side of things, the phones feature a 13-megapixel primary camera and 5-megapixel secondary camera for those selfies. Other than this, the phone will feature the usual connectivity options including dual SIM, 4G, WiFi, Bluetooth.

Pricing and Availability

The Lenovo Vibe K5 and K5 Plus will be available starting March. The Vibe K5 is priced at USD 129 (INR 9000) and the Vibe K5 Plus is priced at USD 149 (INR 10000). Both these phones are targeted at the budget market for Android smartphones and will be available in 3 colors, Platinum Silver, Champagne Gold, and Graphite Gray.


The Lenovo Vibe K5 and K5 Plus look like good phones on paper, with a good offering for the price. We will be waiting for Lenovo to launch these phones in India soon and then we will do our rigorous testing on these phones and bring you the feedback. Stay subscribed to GadgetsToUse for more news from the Mobile World Congress.


Aneesh Bhatnagar

Aneesh Bhatnagar is a freelance web developer, who specializes in front-end website development with HTML5, CSS3 and jQuery. He is also an Android enthusiast, and a budding Android Application developer.