Lenovo announced Vibe K5 plus smartphone in MWC 2016 back in January. Lenovo K5 Note is different than Vibe K5 plus. Lenovo Vibe K5 plus is an upgraded version of Lenovo A6000 and A6000 plus. As Lenovo had their low end series with Lenovo Branding and High end series will be branding with Moto.
Lenovo Vibe K5 plus
Lenovo Vibe K5 plus packs the Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 Octa-core processor. This processor features the ARM big.Little technology. There are two groups of Quad-core CPU. One group works for high end applications, other one for low end applications. It also provided 2 GB LPDDR3 RAM for multi-tasking and switching apps faster. 16 GB Storage memory is not enough, but can expand upto 128 GB. Adreno 405 is the GPU inbuilt with 550 MHz
Display of the phone is 5-inch with Full HD 1080p resolution. Density is 441 pixel per inch which is good enough for better Display and visual clarity.
Camera is 13 MP on Rear and 5 MP on Front side. Camera does not contain same BSI sensor as Lenovo A6000 plus. But Lenovo Vibe K5 plus contains OmniVision (OV13850) sensor with f2.2 aperture. Front camera also take good selfies using beautification process.
Vibe OS runs on the top of Android 5.1 Lollipop. As lenovo is rolling out Android 6.0 upgrade for K3 Note. Soon, Lenovo K5 plus might get Android 6.0 updates.
Like K4 Note, K5 plus also comes with support for TheaterMax VR Technology which convert standard content to split-screen format to like VR using ANT VR Headset.
In terms of connectivity, Vibe K5 plus comes with 2 sim slots with 4G support. It comes with LTE Cat 4 for download speeds of up to 150Mbps and upload speed of up to 50Mbps. Other connectivity include wi-fi, bluetooth 4.0 and USB OTG support.
Now, Audio enhancement technology is Dolby Atmos Technology. Twin speakers mounted back on the bottom of the phone. Another perfect combination for audiophiles. I have Lenovo A6000 plus with Dolby Digital support and it sounds better than the other phones in the market. Also, they have added pm8916 audio chip for crisp sound quality.
It packs a removable battery of 2750 mAH.
The Vibe K5 Plus will be available in Champagne Gold, Platinum Silver and Graphite Grey.
why a perfect combination?
Now, as this Lenovo Vibe K5 plus packs the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8-core processor. This 616 supports for the better performance and multi-tasking. Switching to apps and Full HD recording and 1080p 60 FPS video playback is the best features. There is also H.265 (HEVC decoder) for video playback using half of the bandwidth as used by H.264 decoder.
So, Dolby Atmos supports for 5.1 channel surround sound. This Qualcomm chipset multimedia also capable to play 5.1 surround sound. Lenovo A7000 and K3 Note comes with mediatek processor and their processor are not hardware supported for 5.1 channel sound. So they tweaked their software to support for Dolby Atmos requirement.
Now, this processor supports for 5.1 channel surround sound with Lenovo’s own TheaterMax Technology. The experience and Sound Quality will be different from those Lenovo A7000 and K3 note.
Lenovo Vibe K5 plus is available for Flash sale on March 30 with limited number of Quantities on Flipkart at 8499 /-