Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus with Snapdragon 616 chip and metal body launched in India for Rs. 8,499

Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus with Snapdragon 616 chip and metal body launched in India for Rs. 8,499

Lenovo today announced the launch of its Vibe K5 Plus in India with a price tag of Rs. 8,499. The new smartphone comes in a metal body and one of the first offerings with a 64-bit Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 chipset.

Originally unveiled at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona last month, the Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus is the company’s newest model in the Vibe series. The smartphone features a 5-inch IPS display with 1920 x 1080 pixels (full-HD) resolution. Under the hood, it has the Snapdragon 616 chipset with a 1.7GHz octa-core CPU and Adreno 405 GPU.

The smartphone has 2GB of RAM and 16GB onboard storage. Also, there is a microSD card slot for expanding the built-in storage for up to 128GB.

Lenovo Vibe K5

Lenovo Vibe K5 now in India

Lenovo has provided Android 5.1 Lollipop operating system on the Vibe K5 Plus with its TheaterMax technology and Vibe UI. The smartphone also has a gyroscope that enables a virtual reality (VR) experience using the proprietary technology.

The Vibe K5 Plus has Dolby Atmos integration to deliver an advanced audio experience over compatible headphones. Further, the smartphone has a 13-megapixel rear camera along with five-piece lens and a 5-megapixel front camera sensor.

The smartphone packs a 2,750mAh battery that is claimed to last an entire day. Besides, there is Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, A-GPS and a microUSB port.

Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus specifications:

  • 5-inch HD IPS display
  • Android 5.1 Lollipop OS with Vibe UI
  • 1.7GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 616 processor
  • 2GB of LPDDR3 RAM, 16GB expandable storage
  • 13MP rear camera, 5MP front camera
  • Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, A-GPS, MicroUSB port
  • Dual SIM with 4G LTE support
  • 2,750mAh battery

“With the K5 Plus, we want consumers to ‘Knock out’ their existing smartphones and upgrade to a better performing phone,” said Sudhin Mathur, directorof smartphones division, Lenovo India.

The Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus with Champagne Gold, Platinum Silver and Graphite Grey color options will be exclusively available through Flipkart. Some additional exchange and upgrade offers for existing Lenovo A6000 and A6000 Plus users.

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