Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus announced, gets SD616, $125 price tag

Lenovo have extended their Vibe series lineup with the new Vibe K5 Plus.

The phone has been launched in India for 8499 INR or $126. The launch comes less than two months since that of the K4 Note. What is interesting is that Lenovo chose to launch the K5 Plus in India ahead of any other market, including China.

As for the specifications, the K5 Plus has a Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 octa-core processor, 2GB of RAM, and a pixel density of 441 thanks to a full HD resolution across the 5-inch display.


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A 13 mega-pixel camera on the rear and a 5 mega-pixel one on the front keep the shutterbugs pleased, while a 2750mAh battery (removable) powers the phone.

Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus Specifications

  • 5-inch 1920 x 1080p display
  • Snapdragon 616 octa-core processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 13 mega-pixel rear camera
  • 5 mega-pixel front camera
  • 2750mAh battery
  • Dual SIM

As you’d expect from a budget phone of the Vibe K5 Plus’ caliber, the device doesn’t come with Android M, but Android 5.1 Lollipop with Lenovo’s skin on top.

The phone will be available in Graphite Gray, Platinum Silver, and Champagne Gold colour variants when it goes on sale on Flipkart (exclusively) starting 23rd March.

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  1. realjjj
    March 15, 2016

    lol how many times do you announce this device? http://www.lenovo.com.cn/product/51190.html This was launched in mid January in China , then at MWC and you guys reported on it both times

    • Manish
      March 15, 2016

      Very busy, Yash?
      Btw is it also the A6020?

  2. tauerman
    March 15, 2016

    Indian market devices are pretty uninteresting, since you can’t them import like Chinese devices.

  3. Hellvetta
    March 15, 2016

    It’s main Xiaomi Redmi 3 competitor. But I prefer Redmi 3.

    • VMortens
      March 16, 2016

      It seems to be.
      I’d like to here about how the camera here performs comparing to R3.

  4. Evil Trotyi
    March 15, 2016

    I remember that they have introduced at MWC the K5 and K5 Plus, and should be already on the market…. I am waiting for the normal K5 with the SD415…

  5. MitsosDaBest
    March 15, 2016

    Android 7 is on its way and there are still new phones with 5.1… -_-

  6. Assefa Hanson
    March 15, 2016

    Typical consumers.. they dont care if a stable OS is used they just want to hurry to the “latest and greatest” even if its not much different or unfinished if android Z came out tomorrow the consumers would want it now just to say they have the latest lol, even when many apps have not adjusted to the latest yet having some bugs etc, be smart and complain about 2k displays instead

  7. Johnny
    March 15, 2016

    The main question – how about audio quality compare to lenovo X3 or X3 lite :]