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Lenovo K5, K5 Play With 18:9 Display, 3000mAh Battery Launched

Lenovo-K5

Lenovo K5 and Lenovo K5 Play are the two smartphones which the company has unveiled alongside the much anticipated Lenovo S5. Both the smartphones, launched exclusively in China, feature dual rear camera setups and fullscreen displays. Notably, reservations for the new Lenovo handsets have already started on Tuesday. While the Lenovo K5 will arrive in Elf Blue, Space Grey, and Star Black colour variants, the Lenovo K5 Play will be available in Jazz Blue, Modern Gold, and Punk Black colour options.

Lenovo K5, K5 Play Price
The Lenovo K5 is priced at CNY 899 (roughly Rs. 9,300) in China, and will go on sale from April 10. Meanwhile, the Lenovo K5 Play (aka Lenovo K5 Lite) will be available in the country priced at CNY 699 (roughly Rs. 7,200), and will go on sale from April 17.

Lenovo K5 Specifications
The dual-SIM (Nano) Lenovo K5 sports a 5.7-inch HD+ (720×1440 pixels) IPS display with 18:9 aspect ratio. The smartphone runs ZUI 3.1 based on Android 7.0 Nougat. It is powered by an octa-core MediaTek MT6750V processor with Mali T860 GPU and paired with 3GB of RAM.

In the optics department, the Lenovo K5 bears a dual-camera setup at the back. There is a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, a secondary 5-megapixel camera with f/2.2 aperture. At the front, there is an 8-megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture. The phone has 32GB of inbuilt storage, expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB) in a hybrid dual-SIM configuration. The Lenovo K5 is powered by a 3000mAh battery.

Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, and GPS. Sensors include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, magnetometer, and proximity sensor. The fingerprint sensor is placed on the rear panel. In terms of dimensions, the Lenovo K5 measures 153.8×72.7×7.8mm and weight is 160 grams.

Lenovo K5 Play Specifications
The dual-SIM (Nano) Lenovo K5 Play features a 5.7-inch (720×1440 pixels) HD+ 18:9 display. The smartphone runs ZUI 3.7 based on Android 8.0 Oreo. It is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430 processor with Adreno 505 GPU. The smartphone comes in 2GB and 3GB RAM variants.

In terms of optics, the Lenovo K5 Play sports a dual-camera setup at the back. There is a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, a secondary 2-megapixel camera with f/2.4 aperture. At the front, there is an 8-megapixel camera with f/2.0 aperture. There are two storage variants of the handset – 16GB and 32GB – expandable via microSD card (up to 128GB) in a hybrid dual-SIM configuraiton. The Lenovo K5 Play is also powered by a 3000mAh battery.

When it comes to connectivity the smartphone has 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, and GPS. Sensors include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, magnetometer, and proximity sensor. The fingerprint sensor is placed on the rear panel. In terms of dimensions, the smartphone measures 153.75×72.6×7.85mm and weighs 155 grams.

Lenovo K5


General

Release date March 2018
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 153.80 x 72.70 x 7.80
Weight (g) 160.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3000
Colours Black, Blue, Grey,

Display

Screen size (inches) 5.70
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 720×1440 pixels

Hardware

Processor 1.5GHz octa-core
Processor make MediaTek MT6750V
RAM 3GB
Internal storage 32GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 128

Camera

Rear camera 13-megapixel
Rear Flash Yes
Front camera 8-megapixel
Front Flash No

Software

Operating System Android 7.0
Skin ZUI 3.1 lite

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.00
USB OTG Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
Number of SIMs 2
SIM 1
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
SIM 2
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes

Sensors

Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes

Lenovo K5 Play


General

Release date March 2018
Form factor Touchscreen
Dimensions (mm) 153.75 x 72.60 x 7.85
Weight (g) 155.00
Battery capacity (mAh) 3000
Colours Black, Blue, Gold

Display

Screen size (inches) 5.70
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 720×1440 pixels

Hardware

Processor 1.4GHz octa-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
RAM 2GB
Internal storage 16GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 128

Camera

Rear camera 13-megapixel
Rear Flash Yes
Front camera 8-megapixel
Front Flash No

Software

Operating System Android 8.0
Skin ZUI 3.7

Connectivity

Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n
GPS Yes
Bluetooth Yes, v 4.20
USB OTG Yes
Headphones 3.5mm
Number of SIMs 2
SIM 1
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes
SIM 2
SIM Type Nano-SIM
GSM/CDMA GSM
3G Yes
4G/ LTE Yes
Supports 4G in India (Band 40) Yes

Sensors

Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes