Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus

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Key Specs
  • Display 5.00-inch (1080x1920)
  • Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 616
  • Front Camera 5MP
  • Rear Camera 13MP
  • RAM 2GB
  • Storage 16GB
  • Battery Capacity 2750mAh
  • OS Android 5.1
  • Market StatusReleased
  • Release DateFebruary 2016

Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus Review

By Jamshed Avari (Apr 4, 2016)
Jamshed Avari
  • Design
  • Display
  • Software
  • Performance
  • Battery Life
  • Camera
  • Value for Money
  • Good
  • Looks good
  • Good display
  • Dolby Atmos sound enhancement
  • Bad
  • Gets hot when in use
  • Poor battery life

Just a few short months after launching the impressive Vibe K4 Note (Review | Pictures) Lenovo has unveiled another low-cost phone called the Vibe K5 Plus. The new model, which launched in India before any other country, does not replace the popular K4 Note. In fact, priced at just Rs. 8,499, the K5 Plus is below the K4 Note in Lenovo's hierarchy. This awkwardness is apparently due to internal reshuffling as the company gears up to integrate Motorola's popular mid-budget offerings into its lineup.

Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus Summary

Lenovo's budget offering, the Vibe K5 Plus, looks great and offers the sort of premium feel you'd generally get from phones costing more. On the inside, its components are pretty average and performance matches expectations. We were pleasantly surprised by the powerful stereo speakers and the Dolby Atmos sound enhancement, which really works. The camera is serviceable but you'll need to pay attention to your shots or they'll come out unfocused. Battery life is too weak for our liking. On the whole, this is a decent enough budget phone for basic uses, but is easily overshadowed by models that cost just a little more.

Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus Price in India

Product Name Price in India
Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus (3GB RAM, 16GB) - Gold 6,499
Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus (3GB RAM, 16GB) - Grey 7,999
Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus (2GB RAM, 16GB) - Gold 6,900
Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus (2GB RAM, 16GB) - Grey 8,399
Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus (2GB RAM, 16GB) - Silver 8,499
Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus (3GB RAM, 16GB) - Silver 8,499

Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus price in India starts from ₹ 6,499. The lowest price of Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus is ₹ 6,499 at Flipkart.

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Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus Full Specifications

General
Brand Lenovo
Model Vibe K5 Plus
Release date February 2016
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 142.00 x 71.00 x 8.20
Weight (g) 142.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 2750
Removable battery Yes
Colours Platinum Silver, Champagne Gold, Graphite Gray
SAR value 0.88
Display
Screen size (inches) 5.00
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080x1920 pixels
Pixels per inch (PPI) 441
Hardware
Processor 1.2GHz octa-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 616
RAM 2GB
Internal storage 16GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 32
Camera
Rear camera 13-megapixel
Rear flash LED
Front camera 5-megapixel
Software
Operating system Android 5.1
Connectivity
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 b/g/n
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.10
NFC No
Infrared No
USB OTG Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
FM Yes
Number of SIMs 2
Wi-Fi Direct No
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL) No
SIM 1
SIM Type Micro-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
SIM 2
SIM Type Micro-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
Sensors
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes
Gyroscope Yes
Barometer No
Temperature sensor No
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Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus User Review and Ratings

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  • Over heating upto 47degrees
    Rabbani Basha S (Jul 20, 2016) on Gadgets 360
    Worst mobile over heating problem, U cant use inbuild features itself, cant play a simple game, cant watch video for long time. Its battery comes to nearly 47degrees heat. Its only use for green and red button.
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  • Good not the best
    Akash (Jul 27, 2016) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    I have been using this phone for more than a month..phone has good display,super ram management about 1gb ram always available,phone will work without any hiccups,this phone will receive marshmallow update as confirmed by lenovo,camera being good in its price range.only cons I found is battery backup. As said in the review standby is great but if you are a power user,you will left disappointed. With moderate usage you can squeeze out for about a day. If you can live with this issue definitely it is worth enough to be your phone
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  • hi my name is lokesh i can use this lenovo k5 plus
    Lokesh (Jun 18, 2017) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    it excelnt mobile in my life my grandpa has given this mobile it wonder full mobile
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  • Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus LCD Screen With Digitizer Module Gold
    Munaf Ahmed (Aug 20, 2016) on Gadgets 360
    Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus LCD Screen With Digitizer Module Gold Model : Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus Part : Plus LCD Screen With Digitizer Module Colour : Gold Quality : OEM Warranty : 10 Days* Delivery : 10 Working Days link : http://www.cellspare.com/lenovo-vibe-k5-plus-lcd-screen-with-digitizer-module-gold
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  • lenovo K5 is a very perfect phone for users,good battery,good camera and speed.
    Bamidele Olamiji (Aug 17, 2016) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    I bought this device because of the ROM and RAM and have been enjoying the phone perfectly ,I don't have issue with the battery life.and in case there is any issue I think can visit the care service any where in Nigeria.Pls try and get yours.
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  • best Mobile
    Kannan Krishnan (Aug 4, 2016) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    I am using this mobile last 3 months, its really nice, battery backup is good. No heat. best mobile and price is also very cheap.
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    (1) (1)
  • Good Smartphone
    Vijay Singh (Jul 27, 2016) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    This is good budget phone from a reliable brand.
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  • Worst battery backup
    Bedanta Thao Mung Lung (May 17, 2017) on Gadgets 360 Recommends
    Battery backup is very poor. Overheat problem on heavy use. Customizable setting is good, display is good, pretty ram, best part of this phone is great sound quality, no hanging issues, camera quality good in daylight in both sides, 4g speed good than other top brands but LTE supports only single sim slot, features are good in this price range excluding battery. I have been used this phone for 8 months.
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  • Worst phone
    Saad Shaikh (Sep 6, 2019) on Gadgets 360
    Thia phone is worst in this price Over heating No update Battery life is poor Thouch problems Poor performance Lagging.
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  • Don't loss ur money
    Rikki Cheruku (Nov 13, 2017) on Gadgets 360
    So many mobiles in repair (touch & motherboard)
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