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Lenovo Vibe K5
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magic score67.7<50
PriceRs. 7,499 onwardsRs. 7,590 onwards
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Launch Date (India)Jun, 2016Sep, 2015
Smartphone OSAndroid 5.1Android 5.1, Expected upgrade to 6.0
Screen Size5 inches4.7 inches
Screen Resolution720x1280 pixels (~ 294 pixels per inch)540x960 pixels (~ 234 pixels per inch)
Display FeaturesIPS LCD, Fingerprint-resistant PanelSuper AMOLED
Processor1.4 GHz1.3 GHz
Processor TypeOcta CoreQuad Core
Processor NameQualcomm MSM8929 Snapdragon 415Exynos 3475
GPUAdreno 405Mali-T720
RAM2 GB1 GB
VoLTEYes
Camera13.0 MP5.0 MP
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)Yes
Secondary Camera5.0 MP2.0 MP
Internal Memory16 GB8 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 32 GBup to 128 GB
Thickness8.2 mm8.4 mm
Weight150 gm130 gm
Battery Capacity2750 mAh2000 mAh
Battery Standby322 hrsN/A
Battery Talktime32.00 hrsN/A
Battery Talktime (3G)15.10 hrs12.00 hrs
Other Battery ParametersN/AInternet Usage Time (3G): Up to 9 hrs, Internet Usage Time (LTE): Up to 9 hrs, Internet Usage Time (Wi-Fi): Up to 11 hrs, Video Playback Time: Up to 14 hrs, Audio Playback Time: 41 hrs
Editor's Note [Positives]
  • Well built
  • Compact, and solid design, with a metal back
  • Comfortable to hold and use, with a slight arch around the back
  • Matte layer on the outside keeps the phone free from smudges
  • Bright display, with some useful fine-tuning options
  • Good speed/performance overall (although below the top-performing phones in this price range, like the Coolpad Note 3)
  • Vibe UI allows plenty of customization, is visually appealing, and has some nice looking themes
  • There is also a more stock-Android UI option, for users that prefer that
  • Excellent audio quality
  • Decent battery life - you can see through a whole day, at moderate usage levels
  • Pretty good rear and front cameras, especially for still photography
  • Good pair of booming stereo speakers
  • Good build quality
  • Good ergonomics - back offers a nice grip while holding the device
  • Decent display - good viewing angles, good color reproduction, and good sunlight legibility
  • TouchWiz UI on top of Android
  • Decent audio quality
  • Good loudspeaker
  • Good battery life
Editor's Note [Negatives]
  • Average viewing angles on the display
  • No fingerprint sensor
  • Video recording performance is let down by persistent focus-hunting by the camera
  • Average speed/performance
  • Average camera
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