Quick Review of Lenovo Vibe K5 Note (3GB)

The Good
  • Fast and accurate rear mounted fingerprint sensor
  • Good battery life, thanks to the 3500mAh unit sealed inside
  • Speaker output is quite satisfactory with Dolby Atmos support
  • Outdoor performance of the rear camera is great
  • Toned down version of the Vibe UI helps in smoother performance
The Bad
  • Lacks an IR Blaster
  • Heats a bit with extended gaming or heavy usage
  • Not the best phone for gaming, however regular day-to-day usage is just fine
  • Does not have the best build quality
  • Tons of bloatware pre-installed

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Lenovo Vibe K5 Note (3GB) Full Features & Specifications

Launched in: August 2016
Note: Scores are assigned in comparison to similarly priced products
Model Name: PA330116IN
Display   4 /10 See Better Options
Screen Size 5.5 inch
Screen Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
Screen Type LCD
Pixel Density 401 PPI
Chipset   8 /10 See Better Options
Brand MediaTek
Processor Speed 1.8GHz
Processor MediaTek MT6755 Helio P10
Processor Type Octa-Core
RAM 3GB 8 /10
Graphics Mali-T860 MP2
Camera   7 /10 See Better Options
Rear Camera Resolution 13MP
Front Camera Resolution 8MP
Camera Details Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Video Recording Resolution Full HD Video Recording (1080p)
Camera Features Autofocus, Phase Detection Autofocus (PDAF), LED Flash
General Specifications
Operating System Android
OS Version Android 6.0 Marshmallow
OS Detail Vibe UI
Device Type Touchscreen
USB Connector Type Micro USB
Features Fingerprint Scanner, GPS, FM Radio
Dimensions (mm) 152 x 75.7 x 8.49
Weight 165 grams
Connectivity 4G LTE (India Compatible), 3G, 2G, WiFi, Bluetooth, VoLTE (Works with Jio)
Headphone Jack Type 3.5mm
Color Silver, Gold, Graphite Gray
Build Material Metal Unibody
Device Warranty 1 Year
Storage   9 /10 See Better Options
Internal Storage 32GB
Approx. User Available Storage 24.4GB
Card Slot Yes
Maximum Card Slot Capacity 128GB
SIM Card Slots Dual
Network Type GSM
SIM Card Type Nano SIM
SIM 1 Details 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM
SIM 2 Details 4G, 3G, 2G, Nano SIM
Hybrid SIM (microSD + SIM) Yes
Battery   4 /10 See Better Options
Battery Capacity 3500mAh
Battery Type Lithium-Polymer (Li-Po)
Removable Battery No
Wireless Charging No
Fast Charging No

Lenovo Vibe K5 Note (3GB) Price in India

  • The best price of Lenovo Vibe K5 Note (3GB) is Rs. 9,499 at Flipkart in India on 11th December 2017.
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Lenovo Vibe K5 Note (3GB) Features

Lenovo after the successful K3 Note launched it's successor the Vibe K4 Note which didn't pick up well, thanks to other competitors like the Xiaomi Redmi Note 3. Lenovo is back with the another successor called the Vibe K5 Note.

Design and Display

The phone has a metal unibody design different from the Vibe K4 Note and is available in the colors Gold, Graphite Gray and Silver. And there is a 5.5 inch display on the front of the device that has a resolution of 1920x1080 pixels giving it a pixel density of 401PPI. Unfortunately, there isn't any sort of display protection here.

Hardware amd Features

In terms of performance we have a MediaTek MT6755 Helio P10 chipset that is clocked at 1.8GHz on Octa Cores and combined along is 3GB or 4GB of RAM and Mali-T860MP2 GPU. Other features of the phone includes a fingerprint scanner and FM Radio which is a must these days. Lenovo VIbe K5 Note's operating system is based on Android Marshmallow 6.0 and running on top of it Lenovo's Vibe UI which this time is said to be toned down to make much close to stock Android.

Camera and Storage

On the back of the device the device has a 13MP sensor that can shoot videos up to 1080p, whereas on the front there is a 8MP shooter for selfies and video calling. The rear of the device you also get an LED Flash to shoot in low light conditions and the camera also sports Phase Detection AutoFocus (PDAF). To store all your pictures and other data you get 32GB of onboard storage that can be further expanded up to 128GB via a MicroSD card.

Battery and Connectivity

Lenovo Vibe K5 Note houses a 3500mAh battery which sounds sufficient enough to last you through the day. And as far as connectivity is concerned, the device accepts Dual SIMs as long as you do not intend to use MicroSD card for storage expansion, thanks to the second hybrid slot. The phone does support 4G LTE with VoLTE.


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Frequently Asked Questions About Lenovo Vibe K5 Note (3GB):

1. Does this phone support Reliance Jio 4G network?
Ans: Lenovo has added 4G VoLTE support on the K5 Note. This makes the device fully compatible with Reliance Jio network.

2. Is the Vibe K5 Note good for gaming?
Ans: At this price range, the Octa Core processor on the Vibe K5 coupled with 4GB RAM is very good for gaming. This phone also handles graphics heavy games well enough!

3. Is Lenovo a reliable brand?
Ans: Lenovo is trusted or has a wide reach across India. We haven't heard complaints regarding build quality or other issues with Lenovo mobile phones.

4. Will this phone support my Nano SIM?
Ans: Yes, the device supports Nano SIM in both its slots.

5. Can I connect USB pen drive to this phone? OTG Support?
Ans: Lenovo Vibe K5 Note (4GB) has USB OTG support, though the cable to connect storage is not bundled with the phone.

6. Is the battery removable?
Ans: The battery on the K5 Note is again large enough but it isn't removable. The phone doesn't support fast charging either.

7. How is the front camera for selfie purposes?
Ans: The Vibe K5 Note has a good 8MP sensor on the front. This works well for selfies. The front camera also records full HD video.

8. How much time does Lenovo Vibe K5 Note take to charge?

Ans: The Lenovo Vibe K5 Note takes around 1 hour 58 minute to charge. 
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Lenovo Vibe K5 Note (3GB) Ratings

User Reviews for Lenovo Vibe K5 Note (3GB) (Total: 8)
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By Naman Dubey on September 13, 2017 | Verified Owner
Best phone in this range.
The Good
  • Good battery life.
  • Easy to carry.
  • Good display and touch
  • Lightweight
The Bad
  • Hangs sometimes.
  • Sometimes switches off without any reason.
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By Venky C on July 22, 2017
When this phone was launched after Lenovo K4 note,I had some expectations and this product lived up to those expectations of mine. For me this phone works smoothly has no issues and has a good battery life.
The Good
  • Light in weight
  • Runs smoothly
  • Good battery life
  • Rear camera awesome
The Bad
  • Front camera could be better
  • Speaker volume is less.
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By Lalit Kirti on July 10, 2017 | Verified Owner
Smooth interface,decent Camera and Call quality. Battery will last for just a day if you are an average user. That is my experience. With very moderate internet, social media usage and few calls, it almost comes to 30% in the evening. Heavy users will literally cry if they go for it. Otherwise, a good phone.
The Good
  • 1.Full metallic artistic craftsmanship.
  • 2.4 GB RAM for smoother performance.
  • 3.Quick finger-print scanner.
  • 4.32 GB internal memory with 128 GB SD card.
The Bad
  • 1. No special protection like Gorilla Glass for the display.
  • 2. Battery is non-removable.
  • 3. The camera quality is not up to the mark.
  • 4. No dedicated slot for SIM 2.
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By Arjün Ram on July 8, 2017 | Verified Owner
Always been a fan of Lenovo and this one never made me regret of my decision. It's a very good phone for your day to day use. It's been almost an year since I bought and it never had a single complaint till date.
The Good
  • Good camera.
  • Smooth performance.
  • Awesome sound quality.
  • Good display.
The Bad
  • Battery drains a bit more quicker than expected on 4G.
  • Low light camera is bit average.
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By Jai Khatri on April 20, 2017 | Verified Owner
The price band of the Vibe K5 note suggests that it will give a tough competition to Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, LeEco’s Le 2, and Moto G4 Plus. The Vibe K5 Note gives you several features to edge it ahead in this race and be preferred over the likes: the extra RAM, TheatreMax technology, the VR headset support, and the Dolby Atmos sound system. But, talking about the drawbacks: the phone does get heated up quickly. The camera quality can be found better in Le2 while it's heavier than Le2 too. The finger-print sensor is swift but then it's nothing unique. .
The Good
  • The Dolby atmos sound system is quite good, the VR headset provision and the Swift finger-print sensor along with the VOLTE support are mentionable but don't hold anything unique
The Bad
  • The phone gets heated up quickly. There is nothing commendable about the design or the look. The camera quality is poorer than the phones of the same range while it's heavier too.
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By Abhishek Dhanapune on March 8, 2017
3GB RAM,13&8mp camera,Dolby Atmos,fingerprint sensor,etc.
The Good
  • Good sound by Dolby Atmos,camera is good.
The Bad
  • Heating problem,not good built.
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