Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus Review, Specification, Pros and Cons

Lenovo has decided to release an affordable smartphone with an awesome specification, the Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus looka very much Lenovo has decided to pay a close attention to what people really want. The Vibe K5 Plus is a 5-inch Full-HD screen smartphone, 2GB of RAM, a 13MP camera, dual-SIM connectivity, and a dedicated microSD slot and the device is one of the top selling middle-range phone. The Vibe K 5 series comes in three variants.

The Vibe K5, Vibe K5 Plus and Vibe K 5 Note, among these families of the Vibe K5, the Notes stands out featuring a 5.5-Inch display, fingerprint sensor, a powerful selfie camera of 8MP and larger and long lasting battery. These cool specs makes this Notes stand out among the others. However, the K5 Plus is made to compete in market where price is the decider and that the reason why it has an amazing powerful specs at a very affordable price.

The Vibe K5 Plus supports dual micro SIM Card with both SIM on 2G and only one 3G/4G network. The SIM with the 4G Cat powers super fast internet browsing with a speed of 150Mbps on downloads and up to 50Mbps on uploads. Supports Wifi, Hotspot, GPS, Bluetooth wirelwss connection and MicroUSB 2.0, USB OTG enabled and a standard 3.5mm headphone. No NFC or infrared port.

Having an internal storage of 16GB with an expandable MicroSD Card slot up to 32GB and pack with a battery capacity of 2,700mAh. The device has a good battery performance with a 3G call dominating the use and can withstand 32 hours on talk time, up to 9 hours browsing time, video playback time of up to 7 hours 30 mins and can withstand up to 70 hours on standby.

Also, featuring an amazing camera quality of a 13MP camera with a maximum resolution of 4160 x 3120 pixels in its native 4:3 mode with a f/2.2 aperture lens. A single-LED flash is present, also equipped with a 5MP front facing selfie camera with a standard f2.8 lens. The camera quality is actually doing a good job to create detailed images.

Lenovo Vibe K5 Specifications
  • 5.0-Inch LCD IPS Display
  • 1080 x 1920 pixel resolution
  • Snapdragon 616 Quad-core 1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & quad-core 1.2 GHz Cortex-A53 processor
  • 2GB Ram
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop Operating System
  • 13MP rear-camera, f/2.2 aperture
  • 5MP front-facing camera, f/2.8 aperture
  • 16GB of storage
  • Expandable by up to 32GB via microSD
  • LTE Cat.4, Wi-Fi, GPS/GLONASS, Bluetooth 4.0
  • 2,750mAh Li-Ion removable battery
  • 142 x 71 x 8 mm Dimension
  • 142 gram Weight
Pros of Lenovo Vibe K5
  • Stereo speakers
  • Dual SIM Card support
  • FM Radio
  • Fast performance
  • Fast internet browsing
  • Noise canscellation microphone
  • Affordable
Cons of Lenovo Vibe K5
  • Limited regional availability
  • No Marshmallow OS
  • Max storage of 48GB 
Final Verdict

Flagship devices is a good option since not everybody has the money to afford what they really want, but with a fraction of the money you can get the Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus. The device does not have an premium material but it terms of specs it is completely ok. The Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus does not top any chat and it also does not fail miserably in any particular area.
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