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Lenovo K5 Note 2018 Review – 6-Inch Display, Snapdragon 450 CPU, and Dual Cameras

Lenovo K5 Note 2018 Review, Release Date, Price & Specifications in Australia

Last updated on January 12th, 2019

Just a bunch of day back, Lenovo announced a reboot version of K5 Note called Lenovo K5 Note 2018 in Australia alongside Lenovo Z5 and Lenovo A5. The Lenovo K5 Note 2018 is an upgraded version from Lenovo’s 2016 K5 Note smartphone. This latest version lands with a tallest 18:9 aspect ratio screen and powered by Qualcomm’ Snapdragon 450 chip.

lenovo k5 note Review

Further digging down inside, Lenovo K5 Note 2018 sports a gorgeous 6” IPS LCD display with 720 pixels x 1440 pixels resolution and 18:9 aspect ratio (as mentioned above) with no notch design. The K5 Note 2018 runs on Android 8.0 Oreo operating system with ZUI 3.9 interface with no defined timeline of an upgrade. On paper, it’s equipped with a dual camera setup of 16MP + 2MP with f/2.0 + f/2.4 aperture respectively. You can record FHD videos and can capture more bright and beautiful images with its first wider lens.

Performance-wise, Lenovo K5 Note 2018 isn’t behind and powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 450 and Adreno 506 GPU handles a graphical department pretty well. Storage-wise, it lands in 2 different variants – 32GB and 64GB paired with 3GB and 4GB RAM respectively.

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The story isn’t over yet. We’ve tried to cover every major aspect i.e. its release date, price, specifications, and features in our quick Lenovo K5 Note 2018 review. So, let’s get it on.

Lenovo K5 Note 2018 Release Date and Price

The Lenovo K5 Note 2018 isn’t announced globally as some rumours are suggesting that it will be landing in India and some Asian countries on August 22, 2018. We’re not sure about it, though. However, Lenovo K5 Note 2018 release date in Australia was June 2018 and audience can buy now from all major stores as well as online across Australia.

The Lenovo K5 Note 2018 lands with 3 sensational colours – Green Blue, Rising Sun, and Polar Black. It has been priced at CNY 799 (roughly Php 6500) for its basic variant 3GB/32GB, whereas 4GB64 costs CNY 999 (roughly Php 8200). After conversion, Lenovo K5 Note 2018 price in Australia comes to around AU$182 for its 3GB and 32GB variant and the other variant with 4GB and 64GB goes for whopping AU$210.

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Lenovo K5 Note 2018 Specifications

We’ve listed down all major Lenovo K5 Note 2018 Specifications you should have a look at.

LENOVO K5 NOTE SPECIFICATIONS 
MEMORY32 GB, 3 GB of RAM
64 GB, 4 GB of RAM
(microSD, up to 256 GB (dedicated slot))
CAMERASDual 16MP + 2MP, LED flash

Secondary: 8 MP

CONNECTIVITYWi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n/ac, WiFi Direct, hotspot
SENSORSFingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, proximity, compass
BATTERYNon-removable Li-Ion 3760 mAh battery
OPERATING SYETEMOcta-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
CPUOcta-core 1.8 GHz Cortex-A53
CHIP & GPUQualcomm SDM450 Snapdragon 450, Adreno 506
DISPLAY6.0 inches , 720 x 1440 pixels, 18:9 ratio, 268 ppi density
RELEASE DATEJune, 2018 ( Released )
DIMENSIONS158.3 x 76.7 x 8.5mm
WEIGHT176 grams
ALERT TYPES3.5mm Jeck
Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
COLOURGreen Blue, Rising Sun, Polar Black
PRICEAUD$182

Final Words

With a pretty good set of features, Lenovo K5 Note 2018 is a mid-range smartphone. The overall performance is spot on thanks to a sound processing front. Plenty of other features of Lenovo K5 Note 2018 are a nice pair of cameras, good onboard storage, bright display and Snapdragon 450. To some extent, the battery backup is good, but the display configuration is something which lacks an enticing factor. However, the market is loaded with several other devices in its price providing a better display component. Hence, if you’re in a search of a device which excels in the performance front, it’s an ultimate your go-to device.

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the authorStaphanie Kyle
Staphanie Kyle is one of the youngest members managing gadget reviews and other high priority news and stories for TechenGuru. When she isn’t working, you can find her listening songs and watching documentaries and sports.

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