Lenovo K5 Plus Price, Specs and Review with Pros and Cons | Cloud Tech

Lenovo K5 Plus

After the success of A 7000 and k4 note in sub 10000 rs, Lenovo is back with a new budget smartphone, the Lenovo k5 plus. It features a 5-inch screen with an octa-core processor and 2 GB ram. The Lenovo k5 plus is going to be a Flipkart exclusive and will be available from 23 March 2015. So is the new Lenovo k5 plus is going to be the new budget smartphone king? let’s find out.

K5 Klus Specs

Lenovo K5 Plus Specifications
Android Vibe UI on top of Android v5.1 Lollipop.
Form factor 151 x 76 x 8.2 mm.142 g.
Screen 5.0 inches FHD IPS display @ 441ppi.
Processor Octa Core Snapdragon 616 1.5 Ghz.Adreno 405 GPU.
Ram 2 GB DDR3.
Camera 13 MP with Auto Focus, HDR, Guidelines, Omnivision OV13850, 5 Piece Lens, F2.2 Max Aperture full HD video recording @30fps.5 MP front-facing the camera.
Storage 16 GB internal expandable up to 128 GB.
Battery Li-Po 2750 mAh battery.
Connectivity Dual Sim, 4G, 3G, wi-fi, Bluetooth 4.1, OTG Compatible and A-GPS.
Others Light Sensor, Orientation Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Gravitation Sensor, eCompass.
Price 8499 INR.

Pros

  • Good processor along with good GPU Adreno 405.
  • 5.0 inch Full HD screen with good colors and viewing angles.
  • Great design and built quality.
  • Loaded with all essential connectivity features including 4G LTE.
  • 13 mp rear camera with full HD video recording.
  • 5 mp front facing the camera for selfies.
  • Good battery life.
  • Ant VR support with theater max technology.
  • 2 GB ram for fluid multitasking.
  • Dual sim and micro sd card support.

Cons

  • No screen protection like gorilla glass.
  • No NFC and IR blaster.
  • Not water-resistant.
  • No fingerprint sensor.

Final verdict should you buy Lenovo k5 plus?

The Lenovo k5 plus is a pretty good smartphone considering the price of Rs 8499. It comes with an octa-core Snapdragon 616 and paired with 2 GB ram and Adreno 405 GPU it can handle moderate multitasking and gaming. The build quality of k5 plus is good due to metal construction but it lacks gorilla glass as a screen protector. The 13 MP rear camera is good enough for daylight photography but it struggles in low light conditions, the good thing is that it comes with full HD video recording which is great.

The 5 mp front camera is decent enough for selfies and video calling. Coming to display the Lenovo k5 plus features a 5-inch full HD IPS display with good viewing angles and colors. The K5 also supports the ANT VR due to theater max technology as we saw with Lenovo K5 note and Vibe X3. Overall it can be said the K5 plus is the best smartphone one can get under 8499 INR. It will be interesting to see k5 plus against Xiaomi redmi 3 when it gets launched in India until then the k5 plus is a value for money smartphone.

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