Lenovo Vibe K5 Note (3GB RAM)  Oppo F1s  
Lenovo Vibe K5 Note (3GB RAM)Oppo F1s
magic score91.865.6
PriceRs. 11,999 onwardsRs. 16,600 onwards
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Launch Date (India)Aug, 2016Aug, 2016
Smartphone OSAndroid 6.0, Expected upgrade to 7.0Android 5.1
Screen Resolution1080x1920 pixels (~ 401 pixels per inch)720x1280 pixels (~ 267 pixels per inch)
Display FeaturesIPS, Scratch Resistant Display (Gorilla Glass 3)IPS TFT, 2.5D Curved Glass Display, Scratch Resistant (Corning Gorilla Glass 4), Gloved And Wet Touch Input Support
Processor1.8 GHz1.5 GHz
Processor NameMediaTek MT6755 Helio P10MediaTek MT6750
GPUMali T860 MP2Mali-T860MP2
Secondary Camera8.0 MP16.0 MP
FM RadioYes
Dual SIMGSM+GSM (Hybrid SIM slot)GSM+GSM
Thickness8.45 mm7.38 mm
Weight165 gm160 gm
Battery Capacity3500 mAh3075 mAh
Battery Talktime33.00 hrsN/A
Battery Talktime (3G)18.00 hrsN/A
Other Battery ParametersBattery Standby Time (4G): 364 hrsN/A
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
  • Excellent, top-notch build quality
  • Handsome, classy, all-metal design
  • Slim body
  • Basic back cover included in the retail package
  • Excellent, fast fingerprint scanner, embedded in the home button
  • Very good display with exceptional brightness levels, natural looking tones, good contrast levels, and excellent viewing angles
  • ColorOS is fluid, and works well, with some nice gesture controls
  • Very little bloatware
  • Smooth overall performance
  • Decent overall rear camera, especially for still photography
  • Very good front camera - easily one of the best selfie phones in this price bracket
  • Decent battery life - lasts a full day with moderate use
  • Good loudspeaker
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
  • A little bit on the heavy side
  • Display resolution could have been better
  • Misses out on fast charging support
  • 1080p video recording quality is subpar
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