Lenovo K5 Note is busting all the records

Lenovo on 1st of August launched their new
offering of the Note series, the new Vibe K5 Note in India. Company teased us
all quite a bit before the launch of the device creating a fair share of hype
for the device. The K5 Note has a lot to prove as its predecessor, the K4 Note
was a very popular Smartphone.

The K5 Note comes in 3 colors: Black, Gold, and Grey. The
new Vibe K5 Note from Lenovo looks sturdy compared to the Vibe K4 Note. The
all-metal body is easy enough to hold and use, but the matte finish on the Vibe
K4 Note offers a better grip. The metal also means that the Vibe K5 Note at 165
grams is slightly heavier than its predecessor which weighed 158 grams. On the
other hand, the Vibe K5 Note is slimmer at 8.4mm than the Vibe K4 Note (9.1mm).
The Vibe K5 Note sports a 5.5-inch full-HD (1080×1920-pixel) IPS display. The
pixel density is 401ppi. The new Vibe K5 Note however doesn’t have a Corning
Gorilla Glass layer for protection against scratches, like the K4 Note. The
display on the Vibe K5 Note looks bright and crisp, and we found legibility to
be decent in direct sunlight. Viewing angles were fairly decent. The physical
volume and power buttons are placed on the right, and we found their tactile
feel to be good.
The rear of the Vibe K5 Note looks symmetrical with the
primary camera, dual-tone LED flash, and fingerprint scanner all placed in one
line. The “Vibe” brand is seen in the middle of the rear, while the
Lenovo logo is lower down.
The final version of the Vibe K5 Note which will be sold
here will run Android 6.0 Marshmallow with slight tweaks from Lenovo, and will
offer a near-stock experience.
One of the biggest features touted by Lenovo for the Vibe
K5 Note is the Secure Zone, which when enabled, offers two separate virtual
phones within one device. Users can thus sign with a personal account and
another one for work. You can run two instances of any app including WhatsApp
without worrying about missing notifications from either account. Another
feature we discovered during our limited time with the device was the ability
to double-tap to zoom in to whatever is on screen, which could be helpful to
people with weak eyesight.
All
the Specifications of the device are given in the table:
Display
LTPS
IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors
5.5
inches, 1080 x 1920 pixels (~401 ppi pixel density)
Body
152 x
75.7 x 8.5 mm (5.98 x 2.98 x 0.33 in),
165g
Processor
Octa-core
(4×1.8 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4×1.0 GHz Cortex-A53),
Mediatek
MT6755 Helio P10
Memory
16
GB, 3/4 GB
MicroSD,
upto 256 GB
Camera
13
MP, f/2.2, phase detection autofocus, dual-LED (dual tone) flash,
Geo-tagging,
touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama,
8 MP
secondary
Battery
Non –
removable Li – Po 3500 mAh battery,
Standby
upto 543 hr (3G)
Features
Fingerprint,
accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass
 MP4/H.264 player
 MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
 Photo/video editor
 Document viewer
Lenovo Vibe K5 Note is the fastest selling smartphone to
reach Rs 100 crores of revenue since its launch, says the company. Lenovo
claims this revenue was achieved in its first weekend of sales. Lenovo Vibe K5
Note is exclusively available on Flipkart starting at Rs 11,999. It comes in
two variants – 3GB RAM and 4GB RAM. The 4GB variant of the Vibe K5 Note is
priced at Rs 13,499.

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