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

Key SpecsLenovo Vibe K5Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus
Screen ResolutionHD, 1280 x 720 pixelsFHD, 1920 x 1080 pixels
Operating SystemAndroid Lollipop 5.1Android Lollipop 5.1
Processor 1.4GHz Octacore1.5GHz Octa-core
ChipsetSnapdragon 415Snapdragon 616
Memory2 GB RAM2 GB RAM
Inbuilt Storage 16 GB16 GB
Storage UpgradeYes, upto 32 GB via microSDYes, upto 32 GB via microSD
Primary Camera13-megapixel with LED Flash13-megapixel with LED Flash
Video recording1080p @ 30fps1080p @ 30fps
Secondary Camera5 MP5 MP
Battery 2750 mAh 2750 mAh
Fingerprint SensorNoNo
4G readyYesYes
SIM card typeDual SIMDual SIM
Price USD 129 (INR 9000)USD 149 (INR 10000)

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.


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