Lenovo’s recently unveiled Vibe K5 smartphone will be available via its first open sale from Monday. Interested consumers can purchase the Lenovo Vibe K5 in open sale via Amazon India, which no longer requires users to register in advance.
The Chinese company announced the open sale for the Vibe K5 last week and also revealed that it sold over 100,000 units of the smartphone across two flash sales, with 48,500 units sold in the last sale. Lenovo India also says that it is ramping up the production of the Vibe K5 to meet demand in the country.
The Lenovo Vibe K5 is a dual-SIM (Micro-SIM cards) smartphone that was first unveiled back at MWC 2016 alongside the Vibe K5 Plus. The Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus however made it to India in March at Rs. 8,499.
To refresh on the specifications of the Lenovo Vibe K5, it features a 5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) display and is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 415 processor clocked at 1.4GHz paired with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of built-in storage. The handset supports expandable storage via microSD card (up to 32GB). It sports a 13-megapixel rear autofocus camera with LED flash and a 5-megapixel fixed-focus camera. The smartphone is backed by a 2750mAh battery which is claimed to offer a standby time of up to 322 hours on 4G network, and a talk time of up to 15 hours on 3G network. It supports dual Micro-SIMs; measures 142x71x8.2mm, and weighs 150 grams.
Connectivity options include Bluetooth 4.1, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS/ A-GPS, GPRS/ EDGE, 3G, and 4G. The Vibe K5 comes with LTE Cat 4 support which means it can match download speeds of up to 150Mbps and an upload speed of up to 50Mbps. It sports aluminium casing and comes with Dolby Atmos.