Lenovo K5 Pro With Snapdragon 636 SoC and K5s With Helio P22 Officially Launched

Chinese smartphone maker, Lenovo has unveiled two new smartphones- Lenovo K5 Pro and Lenovo K5s in China. Both the devices were launched alongside the company’s flagship handset, the Lenovo S5 Pro. The Lenovo K5 Pro sports the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chipset, which we have seen on Lenovo Z5 smartphone earlier. The Lenovo K5s, on the other hand, has the MediaTek Helio P22 chipset, so it’s an entry-level smartphone. Both the devices sport dual rear cameras and they’ll be limited to the Chinese market for now. Recently, the Motorola-owned company said that it would launch new models going forward in India, but it did not state when it will bring these smartphones to the sub-continent.

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Lenovo K5 Pro: Specifications and Features

The K5 Pro is a mid-range handset sporting the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chipset. The phone flaunts a 5.99-inch Full HD+ display, carrying a resolution of 1080×2160 pixels and 18:9 aspect ratio. Lenovo confirmed the phone has a 2.5D curved glass, Corning Gorilla Glass 3 on top and it can get up to 450nits bright. At the heart of the Lenovo K5 Pro, we have the Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 chipset, clubbed with 4GB/6GB of RAm and 64GB/128GB of internal storage. The storage can be expanded up to 246GB with a microSD card.

This dual-SIM smartphone comes laden with Android 8.1 Oreo-based ZUI out of the box. Cameras on the handset include a 16MP primary one on the rear side which works in tandem with a 5MP secondary depth sensor. On the front, it rocks dual cameras of 16MP and 5MP and offers hardware-based bokeh effect to the images. The phone has a 4050mAh battery and weighs 165 grams. The phone measures 155.98×74.98×7.98mm and it offers connectivity options such as 4G LTE, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS and a USB Type-C port. Lenovo also added fast charging support to the handset.

Lenovo K5s: Specifications and Features

Moving onto the Lenovo K5s, it’s the same Lenovo K9 smartphone launched by the company a couple of days ago in India. The Lenovo K5s rocks a 5.7-inch HD+ display with a resolution of 720×1440 pixels and 18:9 aspect ratio. Under the hood, the phone is powered by the MediaTek Helio P22 chipset, clubbed with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. This is the only change as the Lenovo K9 arrived with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of storage in India. The storage can be further expanded up to 256GB using a microSD card.

Like the Lenovo K5 Pro, the K5s also sports dual cameras on the front and rear. Both the front and rear cameras include 13MP+5MP sensors which will provide hardware-based bokeh effect. The phone comes armed with a 3000mAh battery and connectivity options in the handset include Dual 4G, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS and USB Type-C port. It measures 153.8×72.9×7.95mm and weighs 155 grams.

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Arpit spends his day closely following the telecom and tech industry. A music connoisseur and a night owl, he also takes a deep interest in the Indian technology start-up scene and spends rest of his time spilling poetry and stories on paper.

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