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Lenovo Vibe K5 Note


Lenovo Vibe K5 Note
Lenovo Vibe K5 Note (Vibe Series)
Mediatek Helio P10 MT6755 8 x 2 GHz, Cortex-A53
Graphics adapter
3 GB 
5.50 inch 16:9, 1920 x 1080 pixel 401 PPI, ILTPS IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, native pen support, IPS, glossy: yes
16 GB eMMC Flash, 16 GB 
1 USB 2.0, Card Reader: Micro SD, 1 Fingerprint Reader, Brightness Sensor, Sensors: Gravitation, Proximity, Light, E-Compass, Gyroscope
802.11 a/b/g/n/ac (a/b/g/n = Wi-Fi 4/ac = Wi-Fi 5/), Bluetooth 4.0, Dual SIM, LTE, GPS
height x width x depth (in mm): 8.5 x 152 x 75.7 ( = 0.33 x 5.98 x 2.98 in)
3500 mAh Lithium-Ion, Talk time 2G (according to manufacturer): 34 h, Talk time 3G (according to manufacturer): 27 h, Standby 3G (according to manufacturer): 543 h
Operating System
Android 5.1 Lollipop
Primary Camera: 13 MPix Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
Secondary Camera: 8 MPix
Additional features
Speakers: 1W Speaker, Wolfson® WM8281 audio codec, 12 Months Warranty
165 g ( = 5.82 oz / 0.36 pounds) ( = 0 oz / 0 pounds)
200 Euro



Average Score: 79.5% - good
Average of 2 scores (from 7 reviews)
price: 75%, performance: 80%, features: - %, display: 79% mobility: 81%, workmanship: 82%, ergonomy: - %, emissions: - %

Reviews for the Lenovo Vibe K5 Note

83% Lenovo Vibe K5 Note review
Source: Android Authority English version
And that is all that some users really need from their smartphone. The camera is a bit of a let down, but can take some nice shots in ideal lighting conditions, and that is the only negative in what has been a very positive experience overall. At this price point, the Lenovo Vibe K5 Note is definitely a phone that I would recommend.
Single Review, online available, Very Long, Date: 12/14/2016
Rating: Total score: 83% performance: 85% display: 83% mobility: 87% workmanship: 83%
The Lenovo Vibe K5 Note Review
Source: Tech PP English version
Keeping in mind the price point, the Lenovo Vibe K5 Note feels premium, and it’s at par with the competition. The all-metal exterior feels great, fingerprint sensor works great, the rear speaker is quite impressive, and performance is top notch. The camera is “ok” for regular users, but they do have better choices for sure, and the same goes for its display.
Single Review, online available, Very Short, Date: 09/15/2016
Lenovo Vibe K5 Note Review
Source: Fone Arena English version
Overall, the Lenovo Vibe K5 Note a good successor to the K4 Note at a starting price of Rs. 11,999. It is available exclusively from Flipkart. Lenovo also offers a 4GB RAM variant for the first time in the ‘K series’ at Rs. 13,499, which is good for the price. It runs on Android Marshmallow out of the box, has a good display, solid build quality and also offers good audio output, but the hybrid dual SIM slot might not be preferred by everyone. Even though the phone has decent camera, low-light shots are below average.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 09/06/2016
Lenovo VIBE K5 Note Review
Source: Yugatech English version
The Lenovo VIBE K5 Note is a device that we would recommend to those on a budget but still require a sleek, handsome build. It’s also ready for media consumption as it has commendable display and picture quality that show good colors and details. We weren’t so happy with the sound performance but using dedicated headphones should easily do the trick.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/30/2016
Size is not the only thing that matters
Source: Laptop Mag English version
The positive aspects of this smartphone are quite a lot and they surely include the metal design and big Full HD display, which has different useful modes for working at night, outside or with gloves on. As expected, the available Helio P10 ensures high performance, and the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update is a pleasant surprise and combines quite well with the feature-rich Lenovo UI. The battery can’t be considered as a plus but it did well in our tests, and you can also use the Ultimate Power Saver mode, which can increase battery life if need be.
Single Review, online available, Long, Date: 08/27/2016
Better VR Bundle?
Source: Unbox English version
Lenovo’s K5 Note is a marked improvement from the previous iteration offered a few months ago. It has a nicer, more premium-looking body, better processor, higher storage and faster performance compared to the K4 Note. The included VR headset and new Bluetooth controller make it easier than ever for people to begin their VR journey, though at Php 11,990, the K5 Note may be priced a bit too high for first time VR users. We suggest that you try one out before dropping cash on one.
Single Review, online available, Short, Date: 08/25/2016
76% Lenovo Vibe K5 Note Review
Source: Techniqued English version
Lenovo Vibe K5 Note is definitely a great improvement over K4 Note in terms of build, design, camera and battery life. But still, the Vibe K5 Note isn’t as powerful as the Redmi Note 3 in terms of processor. Vibe K5 Note is definitely one of the good all round devices where you have little to complain although you do not get the best performance in sub 15k.
Single Review, online available, Medium, Date: 08/23/2016
Rating: Total score: 76% price: 75% performance: 75% display: 75% mobility: 75% workmanship: 80%


ARM Mali-T860 MP2: Dual-Core version of the Mali-T860 graphics card from ARM for mostly Android based smartphones and tablets. E.g. in the Mediatek Helio P10 clocked at 700 MHz and produced in 28nm.

Only some 3D games with very low demands are playable with these cards.

» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Graphics Cards and the corresponding Benchmark List.

Helio P10 MT6755: ARM-based octa core SoC (8x Cortex-A53) with 64 Bit support and a clock rate of up to 2 GHz per core.» Further information can be found in our Comparison of Mobile Processsors.


It is a very small display format for smartphones. You should by no means be mis-sighted and you will generally see very little on the screen and only have a small resolution available. In return, the device should be very small and handy.

» To find out how fine a display is, see our DPI List.

Lenovo: Lenovo ("Le" from English legend, novo (Latin) for new) was founded in 1984 as a Chinese computer trading company. As of 2004, the company was the largest laptop manufacturer in China and, after acquiring IBM's PC division in 2005, the fourth largest in the world. In addition to desktops and notebooks, the company manufactures monitors, projectors, servers, etc, and specializes in developing, manufacturing and marketing consumer electronics, personal computers, software, enterprise solutions and related services.

In 2016, the company ranked first in the world in computer sales. It still held it in 2023 with about 23% global market share. Important product lines are Thinkpad, Legion and Ideapad.

In 2011, it acquired a majority stake in Medion AG, a European computer hardware manufacturer. In 2014, Motorola Mobility was purchased, which gave Lenovo a boost in the smartphone market.

79.5%: This rating is not earth-shattering. This rating must actually be seen as average, since there are about as many devices with worse ratings as better ones. A purchase recommendation can only be seen with a lot of goodwill, unless it is about websites that generally rate strictly.

» Further information can be found in our Notebook Purchase Guide.


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Stefan Hinum, 2016-09- 1 (Update: 2016-09- 1)