Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus FAQ: Everything you wanted to know

    Lenovo has announced a low mid-range smartphone in the Indian market, the Vibe K5 Plus that comes with decent specifications and it has quite a few things that are comparable to the current phones in the price range. The K5 Plus runs on a Snapdragon SoC, and there is a Full HD display to add to it.

    If you have any questions in mind about the phone, and whether you are in a dilemma on whether to purchase it or not, check out the FAQ we have done below. Also, because we have used the phone for quite some time, we list the Pros and Cons of the phone.

    Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus

    What is the price and availability details of the Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus?

    Lenovo has launched the Vibe K5 Plus with a price tag of Rs. 8499, exclusively on Flipkart, and there will be three variants available based on colors: Dark grey, Gold, and Silver. You can purchase the phone on March 23rd, from the links given below.

    What are the main specifications of the Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus?

    The Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus has a 5-inch Full HD display, and it is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 octa-core processor, along with 2GB of RAM. The camera combination of the device includes a 13-megapixel rear and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera.

    Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus frontIs there a variant of the K5 Plus with some other processor also available?

    Actually, there is a variant but that is not available in India. The phone is named Lenovo Vibe K5 and it runs on Qualcomm Snapdragon 415 processor and instead of a Full HD display, we see a HD display in the K5.

    Does the Vibe K5 Plus have a MicroSD card slot?

    Yes, there is a MicroSD card slot provided for the storage expansion in the device, if the 16GB internal storage isn’t enough to the user. It is a dedicated MicroSD card slot that you would see in the phone, underneath the back cover. You can expand the storage by a further 128GB.

    What are the pre-installed apps in the Vibe K5 Plus?

    The phone has the Google Play apps along with some other apps including SHAREit, SNAPit, and Guvera Music among others.

    Does the K5 Plus support USB OTG connectivity?

    Yes, there is support for the OTG connectivity available in the phone. That means you can plug in an OTG drive and easily transfer files to and from the device.

    Which are the best alternatives to the phone?

    The best alternatives or competitors to the Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus include Honor Holly2 Plus, Coolpad Note 3, LeEco Le 1s and a couple others, the comparisons with which you can check below.

    Where are the speakers located in the K5 Plus?

    It is a Dual rear speaker grill on the back of the phone, and Lenovo takes advantage of the Dolby Atmos technology for the sound output, not just with the speakers but also for a better headphone output performance.

    Which Android version does the Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus run, and will it get software updates in the future?

    The phone runs Android 5.1 Lollipop with the latest Vibe UI layered over it, with no app drawer. It is said that the device might be getting the next available major update in the coming days.

    What is the camera combination provided in the device?

    Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus rear camera

    The Vibe K5 Plus has a camera combination of a 13-megapixel rear, and a 5-megapixel front-facing camera. The rear camera has a support of LED flash and some of the features in the camera app include face detection, HDR, Panorama and some filters, in the default camera app given by Lenovo. The rear camera is capable of capturing 1080p videos at 30 fps.

    The primary camera is a Omnivision OV13850, 5 Piece Lens, with F/2.2 Max Aperture, while the front camera is a 4-piece lens with a F/2.8 aperture.

    Does the Vibe K5 Plus support 4G LTE connectivity?

    The phone is a Dual SIM one, and fortunately both the SIM cards support 4G LTE connectivity. The LTE bands supported are LTE (FDD) – Bands 1/3/7/8/20, LTE (TDD) – Bands 38/40/41.

    What are the sensors give in the phone?

    The sensors that are available in the phone include Light Sensor, Orientation Sensor, Proximity Sensor, Gravitation Sensor, and eCompass.

    Is there a secondary mic provided on the Vibe K5 Plus?

    Yes, the Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus has active noise cancellation, thanks to the secondary microphone included on the back of the device, so you would see lesser noise when talking even in conditions with loud noise in the background.

    Does the battery support fast charging in the Vibe K5 Plus?

    No, the 2750 mAh battery in the phone does not support fast charging, and it is the standard wall charger provided in the box.

    Does the phone support TheatreMax technology?

    Yes, it is the third phone from Lenovo that is supporting the TheatreMax technology, after the Lenovo K4 Note and the Vibe X3. It means, you can get a theatre-like experience on the device using the company’s promoted ANTVR headset (check the best VR headsets in India).

    Have any other questions to ask about the Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus? Do comment below and we will ensure that you get the correct answer for the same.

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