Lenovo Vibe K5 Note is available on open sale on Flipkart. The smartphone is the successor the Lenovo Vibe K4 Note, and comes with support for the company’s TheaterMax 2.0 technology when used with the ANT VR headset. The Vibe K5 Note will come in two RAM variants in India: The 4GB variant is priced at Rs 13,499 and the 3GB version costs Rs 11,999 and currently both are in stock on the website. Both smartphones have a total of 32GB storage space.
Lenovo and Flipkart are also offering some deals on the smartphone, and you can get further discounts on the price by exchanging this with another working smartphone. If you exchange the older Moto G3, you get new Vibe K5 Note at a price of Rs 9,500 approximately. A Samsung Galaxy J series smartphone will also get you close to Rs 4000 off on the price of the new Vibe K5 Note smartphone.
Other offers and deals with the Vibe K5 Note include: ANT VR headset at Rs 500 only with Lenovo Vibe K5 Note. Users can also buy the Lenovo Umido ESoul DH2 Remote Controller at Rs 500 with this phone to control the headset. However the controller is currently out of stock on the website.
Lenovo Vibe K5 Note buyers will also get a Mytra coupon, which gets them flat 25 per cent off on purchase of above Rs 1399. The coupon offer is only valid from August 4 to August 11. Users will also get Rs 100 off on an Ola Prime Ride, and there’s extra 10 per cent off if you buy this phone with a State Bank debit/credit card.
So what are the features of the Vibe K5 Note? It has a metal unibody design, with a 5.5-inch full HD display (401 ppi) and a fingerprint scanner on the back. Vibe K5 Note is 8.5 mm thick and weighs 165 grams. It runs a MediaTek 6755 octa-core 64-bit processor clocked at 1.8 Ghz and has a Mali T860 GPU. Lenovo Vibe K5 Note will come with OTG support, and a micro-SD card slot (128 GB as limit).
It sports a 13MP primary camera with f/2.2 and 8MP front camera. The rear camera has PDAF as well. The battery is 3,500mAh and its runs Android 6.0 with the company’s Pure UI on top. The overall UI experience is closer to stock Android on the Vibe K5 Note.
Lenovo Vibe K5 Note has a VR mode, which users need to switch on before using the phone with ANT VR headset. In this mode, the phone gives users a cinema-style experience for all apps including games, movies, videos, etc which might not be geared for VR. Users can also experience 360 VR content once they plug the phone in the headset.
The smartphone also has Dolby Atmos Sound support, 3-mic system and Wolfson audio codec for enhanced sound quality during recording. Lenovo has also added a Secure Zone to keep some data private on this device, and users can run two WhatsApp, Facebook, Gmail accounts on the same phone.