Lenovo K5 Note 2018

Lenovo K5 Note 2018 made its debut in Beijing as the company launched its smartphone trio. Besides K5 Note 2018, the Z5 and A5 also had some modifications on the screen.

The Lenovo K5 Note 2018 is the updated version of the company’s K5 Note 2016. This year’s release includes a large 18: 9 screen and the Snapdragon 450 chip, as well as a rear camera and a 64GB / 4GB slot.

Lenovo K5 Note 2018 Design and Display

The phone has a metal body, which is generally quite attractive and elegant. This is the kind of smartphone that can hold and brag when outside.

Two cameras are located in the top row of the left antenna in horizontal format while the LED on the side flashes. On the back there is a fingerprint scanner for quick access to the device. With a thickness of 8.5 mm and a weight of 176 g, it is light enough to work with one hand. It is available in black, gold and blue.

If there’s one thing Lenovo smartphones have in common, it’s their screens. Although K5 Note 2018 and A5 do not have the trendy notch, their 18: 9 screens are not that bad.

The K5 Note’s 2018 version features a capacitive 6-inch HD + IPS LCD touch screen with a resolution of 720 x 1440 pixels. The screen may not be as sharp as the A5, with only 268 pixels per inch of density, but the screen covers 76.5% of the front.

Lenovo K5 Note 2018 Hardware and Software

The smartphone runs on an octa-core processor and a 64-bit processor architecture. The 8-core processor achieves a fast speed of 1.8 GHz with processing technology at 14 nm. While the Adreno 506 graphics processor controls the graphics.

There are two variants in terms of RAM and internal memory. The standard version includes 64GB of memory and 4GB of RAM, while a lower cost budget option has 32GB of memory and 3GB of RAM. Both memory versions can be up to 256 GB upgraded: The Lenovo K5 Note 2018 runs on Android 8.0 Oreo with ZUI 3.9.

Lenovo K5 Note 2018 Camera and Battery

The 16MP + 2MP rear camera has a 1: 2.0 aperture and a 2.4: 1 aperture. The 16MP camera is equipped with a PDAF, while the 2MP secondary camera is a fixed focus and has no depth detection sensor and autofocus. Features provided with the camera include autofocus phase detection, LED flash, geolocation, touch focus, and face detection, panorama and HDR. You can shoot 1080p videos at 30 frames per second. While the 8MP Selfie has a 1: 2.0 aperture, it lets in more light.

The Lenovo K5 Note 2018 is equipped with a non-removable 3760 mAh Li-Ion battery with fast charging technology. With the quick charge function, the battery charge should last from 0% to 100% for no longer than 2.2 hours.

Lenovo K5 Note 2018 Specifications

Touchscreen Capacitive touchscreen
Display colors 16M
Screen size 6″ inc
Screen resolution 720 x 1440 px
PPI /points per inch/ 268
General Specifications
Release date 2018
2G bands
GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 23G bands
HSDPA 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100
4G bands
Battery 3760 mAh,  Non-removable Li-Ion
Battery life
Dimensions (HxWxD) 158.3 Х 76.7 Х 8.5 mm
Weight (g) 176 g
SIM card Dual SIM (Nano-SIM, dual stand-by)
Body Form standard
Hardware and Performance
Operating system (OS) Android 8.0 (Oreo)
Processor 1 (CPU) 1800 MHz, Octa-core, Cortex-A53
Graphics processor (GPU) Adreno 506
External memory microSD, up to 256 GB
Internal memory 64 GB, 4 GB RAM or 32 GB, 3 GB RAM
Camera and Video
Main camera megapixels 16 MP
Camera specs Dual: 16 MP (f/2.0, PDAF) + 2 MP (f/2.4, no AF, depth sensor)
Camera resolution
Flash LED flash
Video 1080p@30fps
Front camera, selfie 8 MP (f/2.0)
Music and Audio
Radio FM radio
Audio jack Yes
Communication and Connectivity
Wi-Fi Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, WiFi Direct, hotspot
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
USB microUSB 2.0
Bluetooth 4.2, A2DP, LE