Recently Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus launched in India at Rs 8,499 with a open sale on Flipkart.starting 23rd March, 12 noon, at Rs 8,499. During the first sale there would be an exclusive exchange & upgrade offer for existing Lenovo A6000 and A6000 Plus users.

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Vibe K5 Plus comes with Dolby Atmos.With the Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus, you can now explore the world of entertainment, be it watching movies on TheaterMax or listening to chartbusters via Dolby Atmos or playing interactive HD games. K5 plus brings Full HD experience and SnapDragon 616 power to the Indian market.

Built Quality and Design

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Guys when we come to the built of the device, it is made up of full metal but not a uni body design as its back cover can also be removed which is just great, as the devices which are coming these days are not having removable back with metal built.

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The sides power button and lock key, as well as the camera ring will also come with same color, according to the color variant you have bought. The front side looks like crome polished on it.

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On top of the phone there is 3.5mm audio jack, a Micro USB port. On left side there is nothing just the plain bezel. On right there are volume rocker and a power lock key which gives good haptik feedback. when we come to down there is only a primary mic which is obviously required for voice calling.

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When we come to the front of the device it is having a earpiece on its top, with 5 MP camera and different sensors, you can check the full specs of the device given below for it. When we come a bit down there are 3 capacitive buttons which wont light up while pressing them. they are just like we got on ASUS devices.

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At back there is a primary 13 MP camera with a Single LED Flash and a secondary mic. below that there is a LENOVO branding and while moving a bit more down there is a twin speaker which offers Dolby Atmos output, which sounds really great.

 

Camera

Over all the Primary camera offers Average image quality and records the video upto 1080p with no 4k Support in it.

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When we come to front facing camera it also camera average quality pics and has different modes in it like beauty mode and many others.

Hardware & Performance

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Vibe K5 Plus comes with 12.7 cm full HD IPS display, which when combined with the revolutionary TheaterMax technology by Lenovo  but they are not offering free VR with this you need to separately buy it from the website. It delivers awesome viewing experience for users on a super-size virtual screen.

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The device is being Powered by a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 Octacore processor, 2GB RAM and a 16GB built-in-storage which can be expanded upto 128GB by added a Micro SD card to it. The UI experience is blazing-fast and even performance on switching between apps works without lags. The Vibe K5 Plus is packed with a 2750 mAh battery to last an entire day. Both the SIM Support 4G LTE. IN the onboared storage you get 9.6GB and it also comes with Android Lollipop out of the box which i think should be updated as Android N is soon to be there for all flagship devices.

This device even after its price range going to compete a lot with Coolpad Note 3 Lite and LeEco le1s and even with Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 as there is not much difference between the prices of all these devices.

Specifications

General

  • Device Type
    Touchscreen
  • Model
    Vibe K5 plus
  • WaterproofWater-proof or water-resistant describes objects relatively unaffected by water or resisting the ingress of water under specified conditions. Such items may be used in wet environments or under water to specified depths. Waterproofing describes making an object waterproof or water-resistant (such as a camera, watch or mobile phone)
    NO
  • Announced
    20 February 2016
  • Released
    15 March 2016
  • Status
    Available
  • Price
    8,499

Design

  • TypeDesign Type called form factor refers to a mobile phone's size, shape, and style as well as the layout and position of major components of phone. There are three major form factors seen in mobile phones => bar phones, folding phones and sliding phones.
    Bar
  • Dimensions
    142 mm (H) x71 mm(W) x 7.9 mm (T)
  • Weight
    142g
  • Protection
    Scratch-resistant-(corning gorilla Glass)
  • Materials
    Rear Cover: Aluminum Casing Display: Scratch-resistant
  • Colors
    Champagne Gold, Platinum Silver, Graphite Grey

Network

  • 2G Network
    GSM 850/900/1800/1900 MHz
  • 3G Network
    850/900/1900/2100 MHz
  • 4G Network
    LTE TDD Band 38/40/41 NW (2555MHz--2655MHz); FDD Band 1/3/5/7 /8/20
  • SIMSIM (Subscriber Identity Module) is a small card that contains mobile network subscriber's account information. This allows the phone using the card to attach to a mobile network. The SIM card is most commonly associated with GSM and UMTS mobile networks. Moving a SIM card from one phone to another allows a subscriber to switch mobile phones without having to contact their mobile network carrier. SIM cards can also be used by a phone to store limited amounts of data, such as phone numbers and text messages.
    Micro SIM
  • Dual SIM
    YES

Display

  • Display TypeDisplay Technology => A number of display technologies and types used in mobile phones => TFT (Thin Film Transistor), IPS (In-Place Switching), OLED (Organic Light Emitting Diode), AMOLED (Active-Matrix Organic Light-Emitting Diode), Super AMOLED (an even advanced version of AMOLED), Resistive Touchscreen (Resistive touchscreens contain two layer of conductive material with a very small gap between them which acts as a resistance), Capacitive Touchsceen (Capacitive touchscreen technology consists of a layer of glass coated with a transparent conductor)
    IPS 178⁰ wide-view display,
  • Size
    5
  • Resolution
    (1920X1080)
  • Display ColorsDisplay Colors is refers to the number of different shades of colors that the screen is capable of displaying => 64K colors, 256K colors and 16 million colors, Obviously 16M is highest available range of colors and better than others.
    16M
  • Pixel DensityPixel Density (PPI) is refers to the concentration of pixels on a particular display, measured in pixels per inch (ppi). Pixel density is calculated by dividing the diagonal pixel resolution of a display by its diagonal size, higher pixel density better display quality.
    441ppi
  • Contrasts
    1000:1 Contrast
  • Touch Screen
    YES
  • Display ProtectionDisplay Protection => Gorilla Glass is a special alkali-aluminosilicate glass shield with exceptional damage resistance that helps protect mobile displays from scratches, drops, and bumps of everyday use, It is always better to go for a smartphone with Gorilla Glass for that added protection and peace of mind.
    YES Corning Gorilla Glass 3
  • Features
    178⁰ wide-view display,
  • Secondary Display
    NO

Media

  • Audio Playback
    DOLBY ATMOS AUDIO
  • Video Playback
    .3gp, .3g2, .mp4, .avi, .mkv Recording: .mp4
  • FM Radio
    YES
  • Alert Types
    Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones
  • Ring Tones
    MP3, WAV ringtones
  • Loudspeaker
    YES
  • Handsfree
    YES

Camera

  • PrimaryCamera is able to capture photographs and usually videos, The most important characteristics of a camera are the resolution (measured in megapixels), lens focus type (fixed or automatic), higher megapixel cameras are known to capture higher quality photos, but not always a good measurement of the photos quality.
    13MP F2.2,
  • Video
    1080p @ 30fps
  • Camera Features
    5 piece lens, OV13850 Sensor
  • FlashFlash Light => There is commonly two types of flash lights are used in camera mobile phones, LED Flash (LED flash offers lower power consumption with drive circuitry that takes up very little room, LEDs can be strobed faster than any other light source), Xenon Flash (xenon flash produces an extremely intense full-spectrum white light for a very short duration)
    YES dual tone
  • Secondary
    5MP F2.8, 4Pc Lens

Software

  • Operating SystemOS => Every computer system run on a base software called Operating System (OS). Operating System controls all basic operations of the computer (such as smartphone, PDAs, tablet computers and other handheld devices). The Operating System allows the user to install and run third party applications (apps), apps are used to add new functionality to the device.
    Andriod™ 5.1
  • User InterfaceUI or user interface of a device is the look and feel of the on-screen menu system. How it works, its color scheme, how it responds to button presses, all of these things are part of the user interface.
    LENOVO UI
  • Java SupportJava for Mobile Devices is a set of technologies that let developers deliver applications and services to all types of mobile handsets, ranging from price efficient feature-phones to the latest smartphones. Java is currently running on over 3 billion phones worldwide, and growing. It offers unrivaled potential for the distribution and monetization of mobile applications.
    YES
  • FacebookFacebook is a popular free social networking website that allows registered users to create profiles, upload photos and video, send messages and keep in touch with friends, family and colleagues. The site is available in 37 different languages.
  • YoutubeYoutube is a popular free video-sharing website, Youtube is the largest video sharing site in the world, Millions of users around the world have created accounts on the site that allow them to upload videos that anyone can watch.

Hardware

  • ChipsetChipset is a group of integrated circuits designed to perform one or a more dedicated functions, often with real time computing constraints, Popular smartphones are equipped with more advanced embedded chipsets that can do many different tasks depending on their programming.
    Snapdragon 616
  • CPUCPU (Central Processing Unit) mostly known as processors, CPU processes instructions in order to carry out certain functions that make your device operate properly. Processors are often described as the brain of computers, smartphones and tablets, Smartphones and tablets rely on processors to carry out their every task, Processors are an incredibly important factor in selecting any type of computing device, including your smartphone.
    1.7Ghz 64-bit Octa-core processo
  • GPUGPU (Graphics Processing Unit) is a single-chip processor designed to rapidly manipulate and alter memory to accelerate the creation of images in a frame buffer intended for output to a display, This includes things such as lighting effects, object transformations, and 3D motion.
    Adreno 405 (up to 550MHz 3D graphics accelerator)
  • RAM (Memory)RAM (Random Access Memory) is a type of computer memory that can be accessed randomly, any byte of memory can be accessed without touching the preceding bytes that allows information to be stored and accessed quickly from random locations. RAM is the most common type of memory found in computer systems, smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices.
    2GB LP DDR3
  • Internal StorageInternal Storage is a data storage space (flash memory) mostly used in smartphones, tablets and other electronic devices where operating system, apps, music, photos, videos, files and other user data Is stored.
    16GB eMMC built-in storage
  • Card SlotMemory Card Slot is a special slot for inserting a memory card. Memory cards allow you to expand the phone's built-in memory, A memory card (sometimes called a flash memory card or a storage card) is a small storage medium used to store data such as text, pictures, audio, and video, for use on small, portable or remote computing devices such as mobile phones, mp3 players, digital cameras.
    Up to 128GB microSD
  • Fingerprint ScannerFingerprint recognition or fingerprint authentication refers to the automated method of verifying a match between two human fingerprints. Fingerprints are one of many forms of bio metrics used to identify individuals and verify their identity.
  • SoundSound is a vibration that propagates as a typically audible mechanical wave of pressure and displacement, through a medium such as air or water.
    Dual Stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos PM8916 Audio codec support
  • SensorsSensors are electronic components that detects and responds to some type of input from the physical environment. The specific input could be light, heat, motion, moisture, pressure and location, The output is generally a signal that is converted to use in computing systems, a location sensor, such as a GPS receiver is able to detect current location of your electronic device.
    Gravitation, Proximity, Light, E-Compass

Connectivity

  • BluetoothBluetooth is a wireless communications technology for exchanging data between mobile phones, headsets, computers and other network devices over short distances without wires, Bluetooth technology was primarily designed to support simple wireless networking of personal consumer devices.
    Bluetooth® 4.1 LE
  • InfraredInfrared connectivity is an old wireless technology used to connect two electronic devices. It uses a beam of infrared light to transmit information and so requires direct line of sight and operates only at close range.
  • Wi-fiWi-Fi is a popular wireless networking technology using radio waves to provide high-speed network connections that allows devices to communicate without cords or cables, Wi-Fi is increasingly becoming the preferred mode of internet connectivity all over the world.
    Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac,
  • Wi-fi Hotspot
  • Wifi DirectWi-Fi Direct, initially called Wi-Fi P2P, is a Wi-Fi standard enabling devices to easily connect with each other without requiring a wireless access point.
  • USB
    micro USB 2.0
  • GPSGPS The Global Positioning System is a satellite-based radio navigation system, GPS permits users to determine their position, velocity and the time 24 hours a day, in all weather, anywhere in the world, In order to locate your position, your device or GPS receiver must have a clear view of the sky.
    A-GPS
  • NFCNFC (Near field communication) is a set of standards for smartphones and similar devices to establish peer-to-peer radio communications with each other by touching them together or bringing them into proximity, usually no more than a few inches.
  • HDMIHDMI (High-Definition Multimedia Interface) is a compact audio/video interface for transferring uncompressed video data and compressed or uncompressed digital audio data from a HDMI-compliant source device to a compatible computer monitor, video projector, digital television, or digital audio device.
  • Wireless ChargingWireless Charging (Inductive Charging) uses an electromagnetic field to transfer energy between two objects. This is usually done with a charging station. Energy is sent through an inductive coupling to an electrical device, which can then use that energy to charge batteries or run the device.
    NO

Data

  • GPRSGPRS (General Packet Radio Service) is a packet oriented mobile data service on the 2G and 3G cellular communication system's global system for mobile communications (GSM), Generally, GPRS is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.
  • EDGEEDGE (Enhanced Data GSM Environment) is a wireless network technology generally considered the next step in the 2G network offers data transfer rates up to four times faster than ordinary GSM networks, Generally, EDGE is used for the purpose of wireless data transfer, such as sharing pictures and videos or browsing the Internet via a mobile phone connection.
  • Speed
    GPRS, EDGE, HSPA+, LTE
  • Web BrowserWeb Browser => a web browser is a software application used to locate, retrieve and display content on the World Wide Web, including Web pages, images, video and other files, The primary function of a web browser is to render HTML, the code used to design or markup webpages.
    Default HTML5 web browser

Messaging

  • SMSSMS (Short Messaging Service) is a text messaging service component of phone, Web, or mobile communication systems. It uses standardized communications protocols to allow mobile phone devices to exchange short text messages over the networks.
    Yes (threaded view)
  • MMSMMS (Multimedia Messaging Service) is a standard way to send messages that include multimedia content (audio clips, video clips and images) to and from mobile phones over wireless networks using the WAP protocol.
  • EmailEmail (Electronic Mail) is a system for receiving, sending, and storing electronic messages, Similar to a letter, email is text messages that may contain files, images, or other attachments sent via the internet to a recipient by using applications and software prograps. An email address is required to receive email, and that address is unique to the user.
  • IMIM (Instant Messaging) is an exchange of text messages through a software application, it enable you to create a kind of private chat room with another individual in order to communicate in real time over the Internet.
    YES

Battery

  • Battery TypeBattery Type => Cell phones run on various kinds of batteries depending on the manufacturer, phone size or shape and features. There are basically four types of cell phone batteries => Lithium Polymer, Lithium Ion, Nickel Metal Hydride and Nickel Cadmium.
    Li-Ion (Lithium Ion)
  • CapacityBattery Capacity is a measure (typically in Amp-hr) of the charge stored by the battery, and is determined by the mass of active material contained in the battery. The battery capacity represents the maximum amount of energy that can be extracted from the battery under certain conditions.
    2750mAh, user Removable
  • Fast ChargingFast Charging is the speed at which a device can charge
    NO
  • StandbyStandby Time is the total amount of time that you can leave your is fully charged, turned on and ready to send and receive calls or data transmissions before completely discharging the battery.
    3G: 265hrs / 4G: 292hrs
  • Talk TimeTalk Time is the longest time that a single battery charge will last when you are constantly talking on the phone under perfect conditions, Ambient temperature and highly dependent on the cellular network environment such as the distance to the closest cell network tower.
    2G: 32hrs / 3G: 15.1hrs

Sensors

  • Compass
  • Magnetometer
  • Gravity Sensor
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Light Sensor
  • Infrared Sensor
  • Fingerprint ScannerFingerprint recognition or fingerprint authentication refers to the automated method of verifying a match between two human fingerprints. Fingerprints are one of many forms of bio metrics used to identify individuals and verify their identity.
  • Gyroscope
  • Hall Sensor

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