Lenovo K5 Play
Powered by an octa-core Snapdragon chipset and 3GB RAM, the device sports a dual rear-camera setup. It comes with 32GB internal storage space and is based on Android 8.0 Oreo. Fuelled by a 3,000mAh battery, the smartphone boasts a 5.7-inch HD+ display. There is a fingerprint sensor at the back, and it has support for dual SIM too.
- Additional information
NETWORK : GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
LAUNCH : 2017, March
STATUS : Available. Released 2018, April
DISPLAY : IPS LCD , 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9
PLATFORM : Android 8.0 (Oreo)
MEMORY EXTERNAL : microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
MEMORY INTERNAL : 32 GB, 3 RAM
PRIMARY CAMERA : Dual – 13 MP, f/2.2, AF + 2 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor
SECONDARY CAMERA : Single – 8 MP, f/2.0
BATTERY : Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
SENSORS : Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
CHIPSET : Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430
The Lenovo K5 Play is a budget offering from the China-based smartphone vendor. The device ships with a metal unibody design and ships with a fingerprint scanner at the back. The device is paired with rounded edges on all sides that make it easy to hold and carry around.
On the software front, the Lenovo K5 Play runs Android 8.0 Oreo based on the proprietary ZUI 3.7.
Camera and Battery
The smartphone comes with dual 13+2-megapixel primary shooters which is assisted with an LED flash that aids low-light photos and videos. Also, there is an 8-megapixel front-facing snapper which can be used for selfies and video calling.
For power, the smartphone is bundled with a non-removable Li-Ion 3,000mAh battery which is expected to last for an entire day for a normal user.
Performance and Display
On top, the smartphone flaunts a 5.7-inch HD+ screen which reproduces vivid colours. The screen is also paired with decent viewing angles and also offers decent legibility outdoors. However, under bright sunlight, the display fades away and its difficult to read the screen.
At its heart, the Lenovo K5 Play hosts an octa-core Snapdragon 450 chipset which along with 3GB of RAM is designed to deliver a seamless performance.
Connectivity and Storage
Connectivity options that tag along with the smartphone include 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, GPS, Bluetooth 4.2, microUSB 2.0 port, and VoLTE support.
On the storage front, the handset ships with 32GB of onboard storage space which you can expand further as per your requirements up to 128GB via a microSD card. However, you need to sacrifice a SIM card to boost the storage as the smartphone comes with a Hybrid SIM slot.
GSM / CDMA / HSPA / LTE
IPS LCD , 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9
Android 8.0 (Oreo)
microSD, up to 128 GB (uses SIM 2 slot)
32 GB, 3 RAM
Dual – 13 MP, f/2.2, AF + 2 MP, f/2.4, depth sensor
Single – 8 MP, f/2.0
Non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery
Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass