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Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus First Impressions

Vibe K5 Plus
Written by prodigitalweb

 

Lenovo’s Vibe K5 Plus Smartphone

Lenovo surprised all with its launch of Vibe K5 Plus smartphone recently at its reasonable price. The smartphone has a metal body and is priced at Rs 8,499. Besides the design it also has some decent specifications. The Lenovo Vibe K5 with a metal body design provides a premium look to the device and the handset has a very ergonomic design with round edges making it comfortable to hold and use in one hand.

Towards the right area of the panel, lies the volume rocker and power buttons while the charging port together with the audio jack are placed at the top. The sim card and the microSD slot are shielded with removable back panel while the front of the device comprises of three soft keys together with a 5MP selfie camera. The rear of the smartphone, on the other side accommodates a 16MP camera with LED flash and dual loud speakers.

The Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus has a 5-inch full HD display with 1,080×1,920 pixels resolutions. The display provides sharp colour reproduction with excellent visibility in the sunlight. Besides this, it also provides wide viewing angles which would offer good experience to game lovers. The display seems to be vibrant enough with no pixilation.

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Vibe K5 Plus OTG Support

Overall, it seems to be good looking smartphone in the economical price fragment. The Lenovo Vibe K5 is driven by 1.7GHz octa-core Qualcomm snapdragon 616 processor combined with 2GB of RAM. The internal storage of the device accounts to 16GB that can be expanded up to 128GB utilising a microSD.

The device had been used for some time and no problem was envisaged. The handset has 2,750 mAh removable batteries. The company has also assimilated dual stereo speaker design powered by Dolby Atmos for enhanced audio experience.

The Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus tends to run on Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system and the interface is quite clean and user friendly. But there is no app drawer and the home screen seems to be mixed-up with numerous apps. The handset also tends to have OTG support that would be appreciated by several users.

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Vibe K5 Plus Available in Gold/Grey/Silver

With regards to image capabilities, Lenovo Vibe K5 is equipped with a 13MP rear camera together with LED flash and a 5MP for facing snapper to click selfie. The camera was used in daylight and it produced good and sharp images. The selfie camera though fine had some noise in selfies when shot indoors.

The camera app seems to be clean providing several photographs modes similar to the other Lenovo smartphones. Taking into account the prevailing competition in Indian smartphone market, Lenovo seems to have aggressively priced its Vibe K5 Plus mobile, offering a metal design that tends to be hard to find within this price fragment.

The Vibe K5 Plus would be made available to the consumers in Gold, Grey and Silver shades. Though the Vibe K5 Plus tends to lack a compelling knockout feature when compared to rival phones all around the price point, it is considered to be a well-built phone on first impression, particularly pertaining to the price.

 

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