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Lenovo VIBE K5

Once again Lenovo has done it. Beaming in the latest from its line-up of smartphones, Lenovo presents the Vibe K5. Released in 2016 in The Philippines, the Lenovo Vibe K5 brings practicality and simplicity in a budget smartphone. Taking in cues from the K4 and its other siblings, the Vibe K5 combines a quick processor along with lovable specs. Find out more about the Lenovo Vibe K5 below.

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Lenovo Vibe K5 in The Philippines

We would give anything to have the perfect smartphone. But what if we told you that you didn’t have to sacrifice to get a budget smartphone? Lenovo Vibe K5 is the answer. The Lenovo Vibe K5 looks similar to any other Lenovo smartphone from the outside. Sporting a 5 inch display with a IPS capacitive touchscreen with 16M colours, the Lenovo Vibe K5 is a phone for everyone.

Dual-SIM capabilities

The Lenovo Vibe K5 comes with dual-SIM capabilities, allowing you to switch from one line to the other. Use it for work or play and you will learn to love it. Also, the phone comes with 16GB internal memory and 2GB RAM while a microSD of up to 32GB is available as external memory.

Camera features

The Lenovo Vibe K5 is blessed with a 13MP f/2.2 autofocus rear camera with LED flash. Features include Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR and panoramic photography. The front camera is a 5MP f/2.8 shooter. It is also able to shoot HD video.

Underneath the Lenovo Vibe K5

Open up the Lenovo Vibe K5 and you will find the Android OS, v5.1 (Lollipop) running on the Qualcomm MSM8929 Snapdragon 415 chipset and an Octa-core (4x1.5 GHz Cortex-A53 & 4x1.2 GHz Cortex-A53) CPU with the Adreno 405 GPU. These specs make the Vibe K5 smooth and reliable. Don’t worry about lag and performance, the Vibe K5 works well with these specs.

Sound and other features

Moving on to the sound quality, overall you will find the sound to be clear and loud. The stereo speakers along with Dolby audio provide an all-rounded acoustic experience. Other features of the Vibe K5 include the Li-Ion 2750 battery that keeps it powered, accelerometer & proximity sensors, GPS, Bluetooth 4.0, active noise cancellation and photo and video editing features.

Overall, the Lenovo Vibe K5 works well as an everyday smartphone. Consolidate all your work and leisure on one smartphone to get a holistic experience. Thinking of getting one? Wait. Compare prices between online merchants in The Philippines with iprice.

Expert Reviews

Reviewed on 2016-08-10
Deliver more for your hard earned cash, that's what the Lenovo Vibe K5 is all about. Mind you, we're not talking about the Vibe K5 Plus we already reviewed a while ago. This time it's the base Lenovo Vibe K5 - no Plus or Note in the model name means fewer...
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Reviewed on 2016-07-27
Looks good, Good camera performance, Decent battery lifegood Display has poor viewing angles, Weak overall performancebad
Lenovo's popular low-cost K-series has had a bit of an identity crisis over the past year. The popular low-cost K3 Note was succeeded by the Vibe K4 Note (Review), which didn't really fit into the same category, and then by the Vibe K5 Plus (Review), whic...
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Reviewed on 2016-07-03
Stylish design with metal back, Better battery life when compared to the Plus version, Stereo loudspeakers using Dolby Atmos technology, A large number of preinstalled apps, Good performance for this price (thanks to Snapdragon 415), Reasonable exterior t...good Lack of additional modes and features that we have encountered in other Lenovo modelsbad
This phone caught both our and users' attention, and it is more than natural that we performed some tests that you can read about in this review. We shall find out if the changes from the Plus version can be justified by the low price or if the more expen...
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Reviewed on 2016-06-29
Lenovo Vibe K5 was launched for Rs. 6,999 . This Vibe K5 review will give you an idea if it is really worth buying this handset. K5 is powered by snapdragon 415 octa core processor with 4G LTE support and exclusively available on Amazon.in.Box Content : h...
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Reviewed on 2016-06-21
Build QualityPhone Set UpFeaturesCamera & VideoBattery LifeThe Lenovo K5 Vibe may be priced for entry-level but if media enjoyment, such as music, films and TV, are important, then this smartphone and its built-in Dolby Atmos sound enhancements, will meet...
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Reviewed on 2016-05-19
Lenovo K5 hands-on: Can the Chinese brand make it big in the crowded UK phone market? Lenovo is a huge name in the world of tech. Yet, in the west at least, it hasn't made a dent in the phone market. But that might all be about to change. Even though it n...
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Reviewed on 2016-05-18
Low price, Solid spec list, Removable batterygood No app drawer, Older Androidbad
Lenovo is already a well know producer of technology, and you're likely familiar with the brand in the laptop world. Thing is, it doesn't just deal in computers and in Asian markets it has a bustling smartphone business.It may have only recently purchased...
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Reviewed on 2016-05-17
Lenovo is the new owner of what used to be Motorola Mobility, hoping to succeed with the brand where Google and the old Motorola could not. The Chinese giant has already launched the new Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus phones , the successors to one of our favou...
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Reviewed on 2016-02-24
At MWC 2016 we had the opportunity to go hands on with the Vibe K5 and Vibe K5 Plus, two new entry-level handsets from Lenovo, which were formally announced by Lenovo over the weekend. Priced under $200, what do Lenovo's latest budget-friendly handsets br...
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Reviewed on 2016-02-20
Yesterday was a truly busy day at MWC, perhaps even a bit too busy with LG, Samsung and Huawei, to name a few, all bombarding us with interesting announcements. Amidst all the commotion, we narrowly missed Lenovo, which quietly announced a pair of mid-ran...
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Processor frequency

1.4 GHz

Processor family

Qualcomm Snapdragon

Processor architecture

ARM Cortex-A53

Processor cores


64-bit computing


Display diagonal

12.7 cm (5")

Display resolution

1280 x 720 pixels

Orientation sensor
Display type


Aspect ratio


Touch technology


Touch screen type


Ports & interfaces

USB port
USB connector type


Headphone connectivity

3.5 mm

Weight & dimensions


142 g


7.1 cm


8 mm


14.2 cm


SIM card capability

Dual SIM

SIM card type


3G standards


4G standards


Wi-Fi standards

IEEE 802.11b, IEEE 802.11g, IEEE 802.11n



Internal storage capacity

16 GB

Internal RAM

2048 MB

Compatible memory cards

MicroSD (TransFlash)

Maximum memory card size

32 GB


Assisted GPS (A-GPS)
GPS (satellite)


Main camera resolution (numeric)

13 MP

Auto focus
Built-in flash
Second camera
Video recording
Flash type


Second camera resolution

5 MP


Battery capacity

2750 mAh


Form factor


Colour of product


Curved design


Operating system installed


Operating system version

5.1 Lollipop

Proximity sensor