Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus Review

Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus Review may be one of the most expected smartphone reviews these days. So, we’ve decided to provide an in-depth review of the new Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus smartphone. The device was recently launched at the MWC event held in Barcelona. Being one of the most awaited devices on the market, the Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus holds many rumors and speculations all over the internet. If you want to know more about the device, read our article on Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus specs, details, pros and cons.

After the successors, Vibe X3, and Vibe Z2 Lenovo now launched the Vibe K5 Plus to put another glory mark on the smartphone market. The device looks pretty much similar to other Vibe models but this time with an entirely metallic body with a smooth touch. The INR 8,499 priced device will reach the market within a few days. There is much more explore about the Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus. So, let’s have a look at them.

Lenovo Vibe K5 Note and Vibe K5 Note Plus

Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus Design and Build Quality

Even if the design looks good with the curvy back cover and the nice finish on the body, there is nothing unique to be impressed with the design. The Vibe K5 Plus is designed in a usual way but with some elegance in engineering. The compact desing not only gives the look, but also provides a nice grip on the hands. The camera is placed on a corner with a wider lens. It provides a disturbance free imaging experience on the device. The flash is placed right next to the camera with a little distance as the microphone placed underneath the camera.

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The two, Dolby speakers are another good view on the back that can output some good quality Dolby sound. It was one of the most awaited spec of the Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus. Looking from the front, it gives a nice feel but nothing unique. The 5-inch display utilized the maximum front portion and delivers a good visual experience. The device is currently avaialable in two colour vairants as Gold and Silver. Both looks stunning with the smooth touch and the curvy sides.

Lenovo Vibe K5 Display

Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus Display

Sweetening the specs, the Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus features a 5-inch FHD 1920 x 1080 pixels display. The screen covers most of the front portion and looks like a good sizing for the body. The visual quality is just amazing from our tests. The device outputs extremely good visuals, especially when enjoying high-end games and HD videos. Nothing unique to tell in the case of the display, but they maintained the quality and durability of it as we have seen in previous Lenovo models.

Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus Specs, Details, Pros and Cons

Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus Camera

Vibe K5 Plus features a 13.0 MP shooter on the back with LED Flash. The camera is placed in an elegant way to take photos without the disturbing fingers. The wider round placements near the flash and the microphone gives a good look to the camera on the backside. Users could record, 1080p HD videos using the shooter and can enjoy it with HD resolution on the display. Looking from the front, there is a 5.0 MP selfie shooter to power the photos. It gives a decent quality and takes good pictures even in gloomy conditions.

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Lenovo Vibe K5 Performance and Hardware

Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus Performance and Connectivity

Looking inside, there is a 1.5GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 616 Chipset to power the operations with care. A 2GB RAM inside gives strength to the multi-tasking capability of the Vibe K5 Plus. In the ROM section, there is a 16GB one which can be expanded upto 32GB via micro SD card. It would be good, if the device has some more expandable storage like 64GB or 128GB. But for this kind of a price range, it is still doubtful about another variant with increased expandable storage.

Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus is running on the Android Lollipop 5.1 OS and showed no bugs during our hours-long testing procedure. All works perfect and consumes comparatively lower device resources. The 4G LTE technology is included in the device to ensure uninterrupted communication with the superfast connectivity. The basic connectivity features like Wifi, Bluetooth, 3G, 2G are also there.

Recent rumors of the Vibe K5 Plus were stated that the device will have a fingerprint sensor and a gorilla glass screen. But, the device has no such features as it is in an average price range. The performance looks good and showing no lags during continueous usage sessions. But, the battery shows a little heat up issue as we’ve seen on most of these day devices. During high-end gaming sessions, the device gets heated considerably. But, not more than a holdable temperature.

Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus Battery

Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus is fueled by a 2750 mAh battery that can hold the device all the day even on extreme usage. But while on high-end gaming, it shows a little lag to hold the device for hours. But a full charge may solve that too. Usually this range devices only comes with a maximum of 2500mAh capacity, but the Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus holds the honor to break the barrier.

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Lenovo Vibe K5 Specs

Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus Specifications

Device Vibe K5 Plus
CPU 1.5GHz Octa-core Snapdragon 616 Chipset
External Memory via Micro SD upto 32GB
Screen Size 5 inches
Screen Resolution FHD, 1920 x 1080 pixels
OS Android Lollipop 5.1
Primary Camera 13-megapixel with LED Flash
Secondary Camera 5 MP
Battery Capacity 2750 mAh
Wireless Connectivity 4G, 3G, 2G
Wifi Wi-Fi
I/O Interface
Additional Features
SIM card type
Weight  142g


If you need a good smartphone for a comparatively affordable price, the Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus will be a good a choice. As it has a good design, it is also recommended for your office and carry on your journeys. The lightweight design makes it easier to carry it throughout your travels without any irritations. If you are a camera lover or high-end gamer, you also can buy the device for your needs. The quality and performance looks good based on our tests and showed no bugs on the OS.

Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus Review
8.7 Overall
Build Quality8.5

Muhammed Swalih is a Blogger by profession who also has a great taste in Web Development, SEO, Graphic Designing, etc.

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