Lenovo Vibe K5 Note (3GB RAM)  Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus (3GB RAM)  
Lenovo Vibe K5 Note (3GB RAM)Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus (3GB RAM)
magic score91.879.2
PriceRs. 11,999 onwardsRs. 7,999 onwards
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Smartphone OSAndroid 6.0, Expected upgrade to 7.0Android 5.1
Screen Size5.5 inches5 inches
Screen Resolution1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch)1080x1920 pixels (~ 441 pixels per inch)
Display FeaturesIPS, Scratch Resistant Display (Gorilla Glass 3)IPS LCD
Processor1.8 GHz1.5 GHz
Processor NameMediaTek MT6755 Helio P10Qualcomm MSM8939v2 Snapdragon 616
GPUMali T860 MP2Adreno 405
Secondary Camera8.0 MP5.0 MP
Internal Memory32 GB16 GB
Dual SIMGSM+GSM (Hybrid SIM slot)GSM+GSM
Thickness8.45 mm8.2 mm
Weight165 gm142 gm
Battery Capacity3500 mAh2750 mAh
Battery Talktime33.00 hrsN/A
Battery Talktime (3G)18.00 hrsN/A
Other Battery ParametersBattery Standby Time (4G): 364 hrsN/A
Fingerprint sensorYes
Editor's Note [Positives]
  • Good build quality
  • Nice metal unibody design and brushed metal finish - feels good to hold
  • Smaller and slimmer than the K4 Note
  • Bundled clear cover for protecting the phone
  • Good display - solid brightness levels, contrast ratio, sunlight legibility and viewing angles
  • Display has Corning Gorilla Glass 3 protection unlike the K4 Note
  • Lenovo‚Äôs Vibe UI adds some useful features on top of Android
  • Good speed/performance, including with games
  • Multitasking is smooth too, thanks to the ample RAM
  • Built-in support for VR glasses, similar to the K4 Note (ANT VR headset has to be purchased separately)
  • Decent, fast rear camera, especially for daylight shots - macro shots are good too and HDR shots came out well
  • The 8MP front-facing camera is good for selfies and video chats - colors are vibrant and the images are sharp as well
  • Fast fingerprint sensor
  • Thanks to Dolby Atmos, Wolfson WM8281 audio codec and 1.5W speaker, loudspeaker output is good and clear even in full volume
  • Audio output through headphones is good as well
  • Good call quality
  • Good battery life - a definite improvement over the K4 Note - lasts a full day
  • Useful power saving modes to further reduce battery consumption
  • Good build quality
  • Good looking smartphone, which feels good to hold as well
  • Good, sharp display with vibrant colors, and good viewing angles
  • Lenovo's UI on top of Android is pretty decent
  • Good speed/performance, backed by 3GB of RAM
  • Good camera for still photography
  • Excellent audio performance, one of the best in this category, with two Dolby Atmos enabled speakers at the back, as well as great sound quality via headphones
  • Decent battery life
Editor's Note [Negatives]
  • Hybrid dual SIM slot lets you either use dual SIMS or a memory card, but not both together
  • No special support for quick charging unlike some of its competitors
  • Low-light camera performance of the phone is strictly average - with plenty of noise in the shots
  • Display lacks Gorilla Glass protection
  • The metal rim on the sides are the back are prone to scratches
  • Video recording quality of the camera is affected by an over eager auto-focus
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