Introduction and Connectivity
The Lenovo K5 is a polished variant of the K5 Play. It features a metal unibody design and sports a fingerprint reader at the back using which one can record multiple fingerprints and can be used to unlock the smartphone. The handset is 7.8mm thick and weighs a hefty 160 grams.
The device ships with all the known connectivity options which include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, 4G with VoLTE support, Bluetooth, and a microUSB 2.0 port. Users also get dual SIM support which one can use for two different networks simultaneously.
Display and Performance
The Lenovo K5 boasts a 5.7-inch HD+ 18:9 aspect ratio display which does its job pretty well while indoors but the screen is hard to read once you are out in bright sunlight. The device has warm colour reproduction, and one can enjoy videos and games on the Lenovo K5.
Under the hood, the handset is powered by an octa-core MediaTek SoC instead of a Snapdragon chipset and is paired with 3GB of RAM which ensures a lag-free and smooth sailing.
Storage and Battery
The Lenovo K5 is equipped with an internal storage space of 32GB which you can expand further using a microSD card up to 128GB so that you can fit all your data and apps.
The device is backed by a non-removable Li-Ion 3,000mAh cell which you can expect to last throughout the day if you are a normal user.
Platform and Camera
The Lenovo K5 runs Android 7.0 Nougat wrapped under the ZUI 3.7 out of the box and is bundled with dual 13+5-megapixel rear cameras which is assisted with an LED flash to help users shoot in the dark. On the front, there is an 8-megapixel front-facing shooter which you can use for video calls and selfies.