Lenovo today at the Lenovo S5 launch event in China, unveiled two new ‘K’ series smartphones, the Lenovo K5 and K5 play. Both devices are watered down variants of the Lenovo S5 offered at affordable price points.
Available in Black, Grey and blue color options, both devices sports designs reminiscent of Honor’s 9 Lite. The Lenovo K5 features an all-glass exterior with a rear fingerprint sensor, dual rear cameras, and flaunts a 5.7-inch HD+ (1,440 x 720 pixels) display with 2.5D curved glass and an aspect ratio of 18:9.The device is powered by a MediaTek MT6750 SoC with 3GB RAM and 32 GB of storage, expandable up to 128GB.
The device comes fitted with a dual 13MP and 5MP rear cameras with LED flash, f/2.0 aperture, while a single 8-megapixel selfie camera sits above the display.
The Lenovo K5 Play, on the other hand, flaunts similar 5.7-inch HD+ (1,440 x 720 pixels) display with 2.5D curved glass and an aspect ratio of 18:9, but it is housed in a polycarbonate body. Lenovo has also ditched the Meditek SoC in favor of a Snapdragon 430 chipset with 2GB of RAM and 16GB storage. The device is also available in 3GB +32GB RAM and storage combination,which can be expanded up to 128GB using microSD. As for optics, the K5 play packs a 13MP+2MP dual-rear camera setup on the back and an 8MP sensor on the front for selfies.
All other specs are all the same on both devices, including – 3000mAh battery, Android Nougat-based ZUI 3.7, rear fingerprint sensor, face unlock feature and full connectivity options including hybrid Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, and GPS.
Reservations for both Lenovo K5 and Lenovo K5 Play is currently on in China, but the K5 will hit the stores later from April 10 and the K5 Play from April 17 at 899 yuan (US$ 142 / Rs.9,261) and 699 yuan (US$ 110 / Rs. 7,200), respectively.