You would likely have seen Lenovo smartphones and if not that their Laptops. However, the Lenovo brand has not been able to secure a top position in the smartphone scene especially in the budget category. The Lenovo K5 happens to be in that category and has some decent specs with a reasonable price tag to come with. Does the spec featured justify the price tag placed on the smartphone? Let’s find out.
Lenovo K5 Key Specs and Features
5.7-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1440 X 720 pixels (282 ppi)
Octa-core MediaTek MT6750V CPU with 3GB RAM
32GB built-in storage, up to 128GB with a memory card
Dual 13MP + 5MP rear camera and a 8MP front camera
Fingerprint sensor (rear)
3, 000mAh removable Li-ion battery
Design and Display
The Lenovo K3 us good looking smartphone but not in anyway spectacular. Also, the smartphone is made of metal and glass to give it more premium aesthetics. There are no capacitive touch buttons below the display because of the trimmed down bezels but has the normal sensors including camera above. At the rear panel, you have the camera and flash tat the top towards the left corner with Lenovo inscription at the middle.
On the display end, the smartphone does not have much to offer than a 1440 X 720 pixels, 5.7-inch LCD panel. While this is not much, it is enough for day to day movie viewing l, gaming and so on. No extra protection is specified, so you might need to get a screen guard or something for sustainability.
Battery and Camera
Talking about battery capacity, the Lenovo K5 sort of falls short in this area with just 3, 000mAh. Nonetheless, the can server up to a day on minimal usage and also doesn’t have any quick charge feature at the end of the day. The smartphone has a irreplaceable battery, meaning you can’t swap it out for a charged extra when your battery is down on power.
When it comes to photography, the smartphone uses the combination of a 13MP plus 5MP camera combination on the rear and an 8MP camera up front. In the light that the smartphone Is a budget offering, the aforementioned specs is not a bad idea. Pictures taken should be crisp enough to upload to your several social media platforms, although, low light pictures might not be as good.
Hardware and Software
Same as the budget smartphones before it, Lenovo K5 doesn’t have much in terms of hardware with just an entry-level MediaTek SoC to work with. In that regard, there is a MediaTek MT6750V processor running at 1.5GHz max while the lesser cores are at 1.0GHz and an Mali-T860 GPU in charge of graphics on the smartphone.
Also, the Lenovo K5 wraps things up with a 3GB internal memory and a 32GB built-in storage space with a dedicated MicroSD port for expansion up to 128GB. That aside, there is also a Android 8.0 pre-installed with ZUI 3.7 skin.
Pricing and Availability
Lenovo K5 is available for sale in various online and will cost you about 52, 000 naira depending on the deal and your location.