What are the advantages and disadvantages of Lenovo K5 play? A review of the features.

Created date: 09/30/2018, 13:09:16, Updated date: 10/01/2019, 10:15:01

What are the strengths of the Lenovo K5 play? We explain its advantages and disadvantages when compared to other smartphone. Even if you are not used to choosing between different smartphone, you'll learn to make the decision of whether or not the Lenovo K5 play is right for you.

The merits and demerits of Lenovo K5 play

The merits of Lenovo K5 play

  • The display is very large, so it is perfect for watching videos or playing games.

The demerits of Lenovo K5 play

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Features, Performance, and Reviews for the Lenovo K5 play

Lenovo K5 play's size

The Lenovo K5 play has a width of 28.6 in (72.6 mm), a length of 60.6 in (153.8 mm), and a thickness of 3.1 in (7.9 mm).It might be possible to operate it with one hand, but depending on the person it might feel big.In addition, the weight of the Lenovo K5 play is about 5.5 oz (155 g).Even if you are operating it with one hand it feels almost weightless. However, depending on the person, you may feel tired after using it for a while.

Assessing the overall ease of holding the Lenovo K5 play, it has some difficulties but if you use it based on its strengths and weaknesses it will not cause many issues.

Lenovo K5 play's screen

Lenovo K5 play has a 5.7 inch display.It is fairly large and has a good presence. Photos, videos, and games will really enjoy this screen estate. It is also suited for productivity use such as creating a business document.

Lenovo K5 play has a mid-range screen. It is OK for normal use, but if you want to enjoy photos, videos, or games at their best, you may feel dissatisfied.

The camera function of Lenovo K5 play

Lenovo K5 play has a 13 MP main camera, which can take very high-resolution photos and videos. While you might feel a little dissatisfied when you need better resolution for landscape photography or want to print high-definition photographs, you will be satisfied most of the time.

Also, Lenovo K5 play has an 8 MP front camera, which is an average figure for a smartphone camera. It is good enough for taking selfies, but you may be a little dissatisfied when you need to take a group photo or print your photos.

The battery performance of Lenovo K5 play

The battery performance of the Lenovo K5 play is 3000mAh, so it has a relatively large capacity.Compared to other smartphones, the battery life of the Lenovo K5 play is good. At this amount, you will not feel stressed even if you are on the internet and Twitter for a long time. Even when playing a game or watching a movie on the go, you can do so comfortably without needing to be conscious of the battery. However, some caution is necessary when watching movies or playing games for too long.

The CPU performance of Lenovo K5 play

With the 1.4GHz×8(OctaCore) for processing power, the Lenovo K5 play has relatively high performance. Among all smartphones released to date, its performance is positioned between high level and middle class, but you won't feel any stress using most apps. For lighter 3D games you will almost always be able to play without complaint. And for 2D gaming you will probably feel hardly any stress.

With 2GB of RAM, the Lenovo K5 play has a sufficient amount. Very occasional cases of insufficient RAM do occur, but with this sort of amount of RAM, it will rarely be the cause of feeling any stress.

Evaluating the overall speed of operation of the Lenovo K5 play, it is a mid-range smartphone, and in everyday use operation doesn't feel very jumpy or jerky, but to enjoy games, movies and the like a grade higher smartphone is recommended.

Lenovo K5 play's storage capacity

The data storage capacity of the Lenovo K5 play is 16GB, and while it is enough for taking photos, it might feel insufficient for those who often shoot videos or who install many games.

The Lenovo K5 play is compatible with SD cards, so it is possible to increase the capacity easily. Therefore, you probably do not need to be concerned with the storage capacity.

Overall assessment of Lenovo K5 play

The Lenovo K5 play is a relatively capable smartphone. If used as the main smartphone, it may be somewhat inconvenient for everyday use, but it is at a generally acceptable level.

Comparing the specifications of Lenovo K5 play against similar products.

general rating

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.general rating

Lenovo K5 play

62.3-Display size:5.7 inch, Weight:5.5 oz (155 g), Chipset:Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430, CPU specs:1.4GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:2GB, Storage size:16GB, Battery capacity:3000mAh

Lenovo K5

63.5Display size:5.7 inch, Weight:5.6 oz (160 g), Chipset:Mediatek MT6750V/CB, CPU specs:1.5GHz+1.0GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:3GB, Storage size:32GB, Battery capacity:3000mAh

Lenovo S5

74.1Display size:5.7 inch, Weight:5.5 oz (155 g), Chipset:Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625, CPU specs:2.0GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB, Storage size:128GB, Battery capacity:3000mAh

Lenovo K320t

61.7Display size:5.7 inch, Weight:5.4 oz (153.8 g), Chipset:Spreadtrum, CPU specs:1.3GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:3GB, Storage size:32GB, Battery capacity:3000mAh

Lenovo Z5 Pro

76.5Display size:6.39 inch, Weight:7.4 oz (210 g), Chipset:Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710, CPU specs:2.2GHz+1.7GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:6GB, Storage size:128GB, Battery capacity:3350mAh

Lenovo K5 Pro

77.4Display size:5.99 inch, Weight:5.8 oz (165 g), Chipset:Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636, CPU specs:1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:6GB, Storage size:128GB, Battery capacity:4050mAh

body size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.body size

Lenovo K5 play

55.4-Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.6 in (72.6 mm) x 60.6 in (153.8 mm) x 3.1 in (7.9 mm)

Lenovo K5

55.4Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.6 in (72.7 mm) x 60.6 in (153.8 mm) x 3.1 in (7.8 mm)

Lenovo S5

54.7Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.9 in (73.5 mm) x 60.6 in (154 mm) x 3.1 in (7.8 mm)

Lenovo K320t

53.8Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.9 in (73.5 mm) x 61.1 in (155.2 mm) x 3.3 in (8.5 mm)

Lenovo Z5 Pro

53.5Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.7 in (73 mm) x 61.1 in (155.1 mm) x 3.7 in (9.3 mm)

Lenovo K5 Pro

52.7Dimensions (width x height x thickness):29.5 in (75 mm) x 61.4 in (156 mm) x 3.1 in (8 mm)

body weight

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.body weight

Lenovo K5 play

68.4-Weight:5.5 oz (155 g)

Lenovo K5

66.4Weight:5.6 oz (160 g)

Lenovo S5

68.4Weight:5.5 oz (155 g)

Lenovo K320t

68.8Weight:5.4 oz (153.8 g)

Lenovo Z5 Pro

48.6Weight:7.4 oz (210 g)

Lenovo K5 Pro

64.4Weight:5.8 oz (165 g)

screen size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.screen size

Lenovo K5 play

85.2-Display size:5.7 inch

Lenovo K5

85.2Display size:5.7 inch

Lenovo S5

85.2Display size:5.7 inch

Lenovo K320t

85.2Display size:5.7 inch

Lenovo Z5 Pro

90.7Display size:6.39 inch

Lenovo K5 Pro

89.8Display size:5.99 inch

RAM capacity

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.RAM capacity

Lenovo K5 play

50.0-RAM size:2GB

Lenovo K5

60.0RAM size:3GB

Lenovo S5

70.0RAM size:4GB

Lenovo K320t

60.0RAM size:3GB

Lenovo Z5 Pro

90.0RAM size:6GB

Lenovo K5 Pro

90.0RAM size:6GB

storage size

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.storage size

Lenovo K5 play

50.0-Storage size:16GB

Lenovo K5

55.5Storage size:32GB

Lenovo S5

90.0Storage size:128GB

Lenovo K320t

55.5Storage size:32GB

Lenovo Z5 Pro

90.0Storage size:128GB

Lenovo K5 Pro

90.0Storage size:128GB

battery

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.battery

Lenovo K5 play

65.0-Battery capacity:3000mAh

Lenovo K5

65.0Battery capacity:3000mAh

Lenovo S5

65.0Battery capacity:3000mAh

Lenovo K320t

65.0Battery capacity:3000mAh

Lenovo Z5 Pro

70.3Battery capacity:3350mAh

Lenovo K5 Pro

80.2Battery capacity:4050mAh

rear-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.rear-camera resolution

Lenovo K5 play

61.7-Rear-camera resolution:13 MP

Lenovo K5

61.7Rear-camera resolution:13 MP

Lenovo S5

61.7Rear-camera resolution:13 MP

Lenovo K320t

50.0Rear-camera resolution:8 MP

Lenovo Z5 Pro

87.6Rear-camera resolution:24 MP

Lenovo K5 Pro

68.8Rear-camera resolution:16 MP

front-camera resolution

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.front-camera resolution

Lenovo K5 play

58.3-Front-camera resolution:8 MP

Lenovo K5

58.3Front-camera resolution:8 MP

Lenovo S5

75.4Front-camera resolution:16 MP

Lenovo K320t

58.3Front-camera resolution:8 MP

Lenovo Z5 Pro

75.4Front-camera resolution:16 MP

Lenovo K5 Pro

75.4Front-camera resolution:16 MP

grip

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Lenovo K5 play

61.9-Color:Black,gray,blue, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.6 in (72.6 mm) x 60.6 in (153.8 mm) x 3.1 in (7.9 mm), Weight:5.5 oz (155 g)

Lenovo K5

60.9Color:Black,gray,blue, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.6 in (72.7 mm) x 60.6 in (153.8 mm) x 3.1 in (7.8 mm), Weight:5.6 oz (160 g)

Lenovo S5

61.5Color:Midnight black,flame red, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.9 in (73.5 mm) x 60.6 in (154 mm) x 3.1 in (7.8 mm), Weight:5.5 oz (155 g)

Lenovo K320t

61.3Color:Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.9 in (73.5 mm) x 61.1 in (155.2 mm) x 3.3 in (8.5 mm), Weight:5.4 oz (153.8 g)

Lenovo Z5 Pro

51.0Color:Black, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):28.7 in (73 mm) x 61.1 in (155.1 mm) x 3.7 in (9.3 mm), Weight:7.4 oz (210 g)

Lenovo K5 Pro

58.5Color:Black,gold, Dimensions (width x height x thickness):29.5 in (75 mm) x 61.4 in (156 mm) x 3.1 in (8 mm), Weight:5.8 oz (165 g)

screen cleanliness

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.screen cleanliness

Lenovo K5 play

57.3-Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1440, Pixel density:282ppi

Lenovo K5

57.3Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1440, Pixel density:282ppi

Lenovo S5

85.5Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2160, Pixel density:423ppi

Lenovo K320t

57.3Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):720 x 1440, Pixel density:282ppi

Lenovo Z5 Pro

84.9Display type:Super AMOLED, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2340, Pixel density:403ppi

Lenovo K5 Pro

84.9Display type:IPS LCD, Screen resolution (width x height):1080 x 2160, Pixel density:403ppi

performance

ImageProduct nameReviewLevel of recommendation based on the comparison of the differences between the two.performance

Lenovo K5 play

60.2-OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430, CPU specs:1.4GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:2GB

Lenovo K5

61.8OS:Android, Chipset:Mediatek MT6750V/CB, CPU specs:1.5GHz+1.0GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:3GB

Lenovo S5

89.6OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm MSM8953 Snapdragon 625, CPU specs:2.0GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:4GB

Lenovo K320t

50.6OS:Android, Chipset:Spreadtrum, CPU specs:1.3GHz×4(Quad core), RAM size:3GB

Lenovo Z5 Pro

90.0OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm SDM710 Snapdragon 710, CPU specs:2.2GHz+1.7GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:6GB

Lenovo K5 Pro

91.2OS:Android, Chipset:Qualcomm SDM636 Snapdragon 636, CPU specs:1.8GHz×8(OctaCore), RAM size:6GB

Specifications of Lenovo K5 play

Lenovo K5 play
ImageLenovo K5 play
MakerLenovo
Release date4, 2018
Colorblack,gray,blue
OSAndroid
Dimensions (width x height x thickness)28.6 in (72.6 mm) x 60.6 in (153.8 mm) x 3.1 in (7.9 mm)
Weight5.5 oz (155 g)
Display size5.7 inch
Display typeIPS LCD
Screen resolution (width x height)720 x 1440
Pixel density282ppi
Battery capacity3000mAh
ChipsetQualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430
CPU specs1.4GHz×8(OctaCore)
RAM size2GB
Storage size16GB
Rear-camera resolution13 MP
Front-camera resolution8 MP

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