Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus V/S Lenovo Vibe K5 Note Comparison-Review

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Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus

Today we are to make a comparison between Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus and Lenovo Vibe K5 Note. So first of all we are reviewing the Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus smart phone. After few months of launching the Vibe K4 Note, Lenovo has released another mid-range Phablet called Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus. The model is launched in India before any other nation and does not tend to replace K4 Note but you can say that the K5 plus is an update to the amazing K3 note with a more premium look and at low price point. The phone offers a good set of features for the price but there is a stiff competition with other Chinese phones like Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 which has reduced the gap between the price and features of a smart phone.

Released – February, 2016

Price of Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus The phone is available at Rs. 8,499 on flipkart.com

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Specification of Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus

  • Design & Display

For a budget smart phone the Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus looks great. The smartphone has metallic edges and rounded corners which impart it a premium finish. Its body is of just 142 gm. which feels lighter than others. It has a couple of speakers at the bottom of the back.

The K5 Plus has a Full HD 1080p display which can render the graphics and display the multimedia content beautifully. The display can show 16M colours perfectly on the screen. Overall the display is great to run games and videos.

  • Performance

The Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus has the Qualcomm Snapsdragon 616 Processor with a good 2GB RAM. The phone does the daily jobs easily with no lags. It can even run high-end games like Dead trigger, Mortal Combat etc. If you need a phone that performs well in multitasking and gaming at the price, this will be a good choice.

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lenovo vibe k5 plus marshmallow update release date will be announced soon by lenovo.

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Good in Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus

  • First of all it has got a good display and the full HD screen is nice to watch videos.
  • The speakers are excellent and it’s very pleasant to hear music via speakers.
  • The VIBE UI is clean and simple which eases your job in many aspects.
  • In addition to this battery of the phone is nice and can give you a full day of moderate use
  • The charging is also very quick and it charges from 1% to 100% in 100 minutes.
  • The Dolby Atmos sounds wonderful and the music lovers would love to hear it.
  • The aluminium casing looks great and feels premium, much better than plastic.
  • It has a user removable battery and it supports OTG too.

Bad in Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus

  • The phone gets hugely heated while charging or keeping the data on for a long time. May be a software update can solve the problem
  • The camera doesn’t look like 13 MP and The quality of the photos are poor under low light also the rear camera does not have much to say due to only 5 MP quality.
  • There’s no headphones and Gorilla Glass given inside the box.
  • The capacitive buttons are having no backlight.
  • It’s one sim acts as 4G and other one is just 2G which is really disappointing.
  • `There’s no indication from Lenovo about the update to Android 6.0 Marshmallow.
  • The phone is not having Fingerprint sensor which also puts it behind others.
  • There are many bloatwares which can’t be removed by the user.

Lenovo Vibe K5 Note

Released  January 2016
Price of Lenovo Vibe K5 Note The phone is available at Rs. 11999/- on flipkart.com

Specification of Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus

This smartphone Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus was launched a way back in january 2016 but it is still a choice of the users as this smart phone comes with 5.5 inch touchscreen display having resolution a of 1080p by 1920p at 401 PPI. The only drawback is this that the phone is not for the low-budget users as it starts at 11999/- at flipkart in india.

The best thing about Lenovo Vibe K5 Note is that it has 3GB Ram which works for 1.8GHz Octa Core MediaTek Helio P10 processor.The phone has an internal storage of 32GB which can be further extended to 128GB. This phone operates on Android`s lattest version Marshmallow(6.0) and works for 1 day for a heavy user due to its 3500 mAH battery which is embedded in it such that it is not user removable. Lenovo Vibe K5 Note is Nano dual sim smart phone and both are GSM. Connectivity options like 3G/4G/LTE are inbuilt features of Lenovo Vibe K5 Note.

Good in Lenovo Vibe K5 Note

  • The first best thing about Lenovo Vibe K5 Note is the use of Dolby Atmos sound system
  • Both the front and rear camera clicks great quality images even at the night such that under very low lights.
  • The next great feature is finger sensor that is located on the back of the phone such that it takes less than 0.3 seconds to lock the device.
  • It comes with the lattest Android 6.0 Marshmallow and we are sure that it is very much certain from lenovo that they will upgrade it to Nougat when available.
  • It has a support for OTG such that you can expand the volume of your device by connecting it with some external memory or you can use the data of that external memory.
  • An octa core 1.8 GHz processors helps you to play various games without any lagging and a good use of multitasking can be possible.

Bad in Lenovo Vibe K5 Note

  • The first wrost thing about Lenovo Vibe K5 Note is this that this smart phone also uses the hybrid sim slot technology like many other companies are doing now a days such that you need to compromise between your second sim and micro SD card.
  • There are lot of apps installed in the phone that you are not going to use probably in your whole life.
  • There’s no headphones as well as no Gorilla Glass given inside the box.
  • Smart phones in this price segment have some of the miscellaneous features which are missing from this phone like fast charging,IR blasting.
  • Battery of the phone is not user removable.

Comparison Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus V/s Lenovo Vibe K5 Note


Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus is one of the best smartphones available under 9,000. So, If you want a smart phone with great looks with reasonably nice display, powerful performance and amazing sound quality all for Rs, 8,499. You can go for it without thinking twice. On the other side If you want every thing that works according to the today`s technology and you are ready to pay around 12000 than you can go for Lenovo Vibe K5 Note. As it will provide you clear and huge display,Better Sound and image quality to watch your movies and play games.

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