Lenovo has launched its much awaited K5 Note in India. The phone was launched in China in the month of January this year and it has finally reached India now. But it has an upgradation as compared to the chinese variant, it has a 3GB/4GB RAM while the latter only has 2 GB. Let us take a look at the Pros & Cons and Common Queries about the Lenovo Vibe K5 Note.

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Pros

  • 4 GB RAM
  • Metal Design
  • 5.5 inch display
  • Full HD resolution
  • Good Camera
  • 3500 mAh battery
  • Android Marshmallow
  • Fingerprint sensor
  • 4G LTE support

Cons

  • Non removable battery
  • No fast charging

Lenovo Vibe K5 Note Specifications

Key SpecsLenovo K5 Note
Display5.5 inches LTPS IPS LCD display
Screen Resolution1080 x 1920 pixels
Operating SystemAndroid v6.0 Marshmallow
Processor 1.8 GHz Octa core
ChipsetMediatek MT6755 Helio P10
GPUMali-T860MP2
Memory3GB/4GB RAM
Inbuilt Storage 32 GB/64GB
Storage UpgradeYes, up to 128 GB
Primary Camera13 MP with dual LED Flash
Video recording1080p@30fps
Secondary Camera8 MP
Battery 3500 mAh
Fingerprint SensorYes
4G readyYes
SIM card typeDual
Weight165 grams
Dimensions152 x 75.7 x 8.5 mm
Price Rs. 11,999/12,499/13,499
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Question- How is the Design and Build Quality?

Answer – Lenovo Vibe K5 Note has a premium metallic design with non removable battery and solid build quality. The sides are nicely curved and handling the phone with one hand would not be much of a hassle. It has a Fingerprint sensor and Dolby Atmos speakers on the back. The dimensions are 152 x 75.7 x 8.5 mm and it weighs around 165 g.

Question – How is the Display Quality ?

Answer – It has a 5.5 inches LTPS IPS LCD display with 72.5% screen-to-body ratio. It comes with a screen resolution of 1080 x 1920 pixels and a pixel density of 401 ppi.

Question – What is the hardware used inside?

Answer – It is powered by a 1.8 GHz Octa-core Cortex-A53 processor with Mediatek MT6755 Helio P10 chipset.

Question- Which GPU is used in this handset?

Answer – Mali-T860MP2

Question Is it launched in multiple variants?

Answer – Yes, two variants of the lenovo vibe k5 Note are unveiled by the company. one with 3 GB of RAM and the other with 4 GB RAM.

Question – What is the price for both the variants?

Answer – It is priced very reasonably at Rs. 11,999 for 3 GB variant and Rs. 13,499 for 4 GB variant.

Question – What are the Camera Specifications?

Answer – Lenovo K5 Note is equipped with a 13 MP primary camera with dual-LED, PDAF and f/2.2 aperture. It supports Full HD video recording @ 30fps. On the front, it is equipped with a 8 MP shooter.

Question – Does it support Full-HD Video-Recording?

Answer – Yes.

Question – What are the battery specifications ?

Answer – It is backed by a big 3500 mAh li-polymer battery that is non-removable.

Question – Does it support Fast charging?

Answer – No, it does not support fast charging.

Question- What are the SAR values?

Answer – Not available.

Question- Does Lenovo Vibe K5 Note Have Dual SIM Slots?

Answer – Yes

Question – Does it have a 3.5 MM audio jack?

Answer – Yes

Question- Does the Lenovo Vibe K5 Note Have microSD Expansion option?

Answer – Yes

Question- Does the Lenovo Vibe K5 Note support Adaptive Brightness?

Answer – Yes, it comes with a ambient light sensor and adaptive brightness feature.

Question- Which OS version, type runs on the phone?

Answer – The OS version on the phone is a surprise package for everyone. It comes with Android OS v6.0 Marshmallow with Pure UI on the top, which is an upgradation to its chinese version.

Question – What are the connectivity options ?

Answer – Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, WiFi Direct, hotspot, microUSB v2.0, bluetooth v4.1 and GPS

Question – What are the sensors on board?

Answer – Lenovo K5 Note consists of Fingerprint, accelerometer, gyro, proximity and compass sensors.

Question- How is the camera performance on Lenovo Vibe K5 Note?

Answer – We will soon let you know about the camera performance after testing the device.

Question- How much RAM was free on first boot?

Answer – Out of 4GB, around 2.8GB was free on the first boot. 

Question- How much storage was free on first boot?

Answer – Out of 32GB, 24.6 GB was available at user end

Question- How much does Lenovo Vibe K5 Note weigh?

Answer – 162 grams

Question – Does Lenovo Vibe K5 Note has any special features?

Answer – Yes, it comes with TheatreMax technology, with which you can use the the AntVR headsets to experience a virtual reality view.

Question- Can you move apps to SD card on the K5 Note?

Answer -Yes, you can move apps to SD card.

Question- Does it have LED notification light?

Answer – Yes, it has LED notification light.

Question- Does the Lenovo Vibe K5 Note offer theme options to choose from?

Answer – Yes, you can choose and apply themes of your choice.

Question- How is the Call quality?

Answer – Call quality is up to the mark, we could not test it to its best but we can expect it to be good.

Question- What Color Variants are Available for Lenovo Vibe K5 Note?

Answer – It is expected to come in three color variants namely Silver, Gold, Gray.

Question- Does it support VoLTE?

Answer – Yes

Question- Is there any offer with the device?

Answer – Yes, it will come with some attractive offers like exchange for display intact devices, and other offers like VR bundle for Rs. 999, Gaming bundle for Rs. 1999 and some more listed in the pic below but these other offers are limited for the launch day i.e 4th August only.

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Question- Does It Support Tap Wake up Commands?

Answer – Yes, it does support this feature.

Question – How was the gaming performance?

Answer – We will do a complete gaming review once we receive a review unit. We were not able to test the gaming at the launch event.

Question- Does Lenovo K5 Note have heating issues?

Answer – We have not tested the heating on this device till now.

Question- Can the Lenovo Vibe K5 Note be connected to a Bluetooth Headset?

Answer – Yes

Question- Mobile Hotspot Internet Sharing Supported?

Answer – Yes

Conclusion

Lenovo K5 Note comes with a premium design, best display size, good display quality, nice camera, large RAM, big battery, all the sensors needed and 4G LTE support. Moreover, it comes with very attractive upgradations like 3GB/4GB RAM instead of 2GB in the chinese variant and Android Marshmallow as against lollipop in the chinese version. In addition to that, the phone is priced at Rs. 11,999 for the 3GB variant and Rs. 13,499 for the 4GB variant plus the flipkart exchange offer is the icing on the cake. In the first look the phone looks good, stay tuned for more in depth review of the phone.