Lenovo has launched the company’s latest smartphone in the Vibe series – Lenovo Vibe K5 Note in India at a starting price tag of Rs. 11,999. It comes in Platinum Silver, Graphite Grey & Champagne Gold colours and will go on open sale on Flipkart starting from August 3rd midnight. At this price range, the smartphone will compete with smartphones like the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, Motorola Moto G4 Plus and LeEco Le 2. Lenovo also sell TheaterMax Bluetooth controller and Amkette Evo Gamepad Pro 2. The Lenovo Vibe K5 Note comes in two variants – 3GB RAM variant costs Rs. 11,999 while the 4GB RAM variant costs Rs. 13,499. There are number of launch offers like VR bundle (TheaterMax controller + ANTVR headset) for Rs. 999, Gaming bundle (Amkette Evo Gamepad Pro 2 + ANTVR headset) for Rs. 1999, Flat 25% off on purchase over Rs. 1399 on Myntra and PVR vouchers for 200 customers.
Commenting on the launch, Sudhin Mathur, Executive Director, Mobile Business Group, Lenovo, said:
“Our K series has been a big hit with consumers over the past year, with more than 3 million users. Our latest addition, the Vibe K5 Note brings an even richer and immersive entertainment experience. It offers a great combination of stunning aesthetics, great performance and ground breaking multimedia experience with TheaterMax. All this at an extremely competitive price for entertainment enthusiasts.”
Ajay Yadav, VP – Mobiles at Flipkart, said:
“Flipkart is the leading retailer in smartphones and we constantly work to make the best in Smartphone technology available and affordable to all our consumers. As we celebrate two successful years of our partnership with Lenovo, we are proud to have been an integral part of Lenovo’s growth story in India.”
On the specifications front, it features 5.5-inch Full HD IPS display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and it has 178-degree wide-viewing angle at 450 nits brightness with 1000:1 contrast ratio. It is powered by an Octa-Core MediaTek Helio P10 processor which is paired with 550MHz Mali T860 GPU & runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system with Lenovo Vibe UI on top of it. It has 3GB/4GB RAM and 32GB in-built memory which can be expanded further up to 128GB via microSD card.
On the photography front, it features 13MP rear camera with dual-tone LED flash, PDAF, f/2.2 aperture and 8MP front-facing camera, 77.4-degree wide-angle lens for selfie & video-calling.
It has dual-SIM support and connectivity features 4G LTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS.
It packs 3500mAh battery.
The Lenovo Vibe K5 Note comes with Secure Zone which allows you to secure all your information and lets users to install 2 instances of apps like Whatsapp in one device.
It has a fingerprint sensor on the back and it can unlock the phone in under 0.3 seconds.
It also has TheaterMax technology, similar to the Vibe K4 Note for an immersive VR experience when combined ANT VR headset.