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Lenovo Vibe K5




Lenovo Vibe K5 (SIM Free/UK)

A high-quality entry-level smartphone, the Lenovo Vibe K5 is aimed towards those who want a modern, productive and simple device that doesn't attract the high price-tag of mainstream 'fashion' brands.

Dolby Atmos speakers, a 13 MP camera and 5" HD screen provide a decent platform for games, videos, pictures and simple browsing.

SIM Free / Unlocked UK Stock

At Clove Technology we provide UK specification Lenovo smartphones, sold SIM Free and factory unlocked. The Vibe K5 has support for global GSM networks and is certified for use on all UK and EU mobile network providers.

For 4G / LTE support outside of the EU, please check the specifications and your local carrier

Reasons to buy Lenovo Vibe K5

  • Android 5.1 (Lollipop)
  • Octa-core 1.4GHz Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 415
  • 2GB RAM / 16 GB storage / up to 32GB external storage
  • 5" HD IPS LCD screen
  • 13 MP main camera / 5 MP front facing camera
  • Premium aluminium casing
  • Dolby Atmos enabled speakers
  • Dual SIM (2x micro)

Colour and memory variants

Clove Technology provide the Lenovo Vibe K5 factory unlocked with 16GB of internal storage and micro SD support up to 32GB.

The phone is available in either a White/Silver finish or a Black/Grey model

Box Contents

  • Lenovo Vibe K5 SIM Free Smartphone
  • Travel Adaptor (3 pin UK)
  • USB Cable
  • Protective Back Cover
  • Warranty Card
  • User Guide
  • Earphones
  • Back Cover & Screen Film


Now a well-known global name in the computing industry, Lenovo have successfully manufactured and marketed a wide range of affordable yet powerful laptops, tablets and computers. This success followed their purchase of IBM's PC operations in 2005.

Lenovo have manufactured smartphones and other mobile products in their native China since 2012 and have now moved to market these more globally. This has been helped by acquiring another established brand - Motorola Mobility - from Google, in 2015. Lenovo smartphones are still sold separately from Motorola branded devices, with some subtle differences between the two.


The Lenovo Vibe K5 is geared towards the entry level owner in the same way as the Moto G, although the machined aluminium casing, Dolby Atmos speakers and extra storage put it in a slightly higher tier than Motorola's offering.

In the design of the K5 it is clear that Lenovo are looking to make their smartphone look like a premium device - the aluminium edging and glossy finishes are reminiscent of much more expensive products.

The overall design language also has a very similar feel to Apple's iPhone range. This is no bad thing, it's very impressive for a phone to look this good at such a low price point, and there are enough of Lenovo's own subtle design quirks to make it appear unique when set next to other devices.


Android 5.1 Lollipop powers the K5, with Lenovo's own interface design on top. This removes the standard app drawer from Android meaning all your apps are installed to the homescreen; you can still arrange them into folders as you see fit.

Alongside the standard suite of Google apps and services such as the Play Store, Maps, Hangouts and Google Play Music & Videos, you will also find some extra applications including Guvera Music, Route 66 Navi & Maps, i-Free eBook Store, the UC Browser.

Tap the Frog, Asphalt 8, Green Farm 3, Real Football 2015 & Spiderman Ultimate Power are all also pre-installed so you can get a feel for how the K5 handles games. Should you want more, the Gamestore app provides a dedicated storefront for games aside from the Play Store.


SIM Free & UnlockedYes
Operating SystemAndroid
  • Version5.1 (Lollipop)
  • Custom Skin
  • Speed1.4GHz Octa-core
  • Dual Core
  • Quad Core
  • Make/ModelQualcomm® Snapdragon™ 415
  • OtherAdreno 405 GPU
Expansion SlotYes
  • TypeMicroSDXC
  • Capacity (Up to)32GB
Internal StorageYes
  • Capacity16GB
  • TouchscreenYes
  • Size5
  • TypeHD IPS LCD
  • Resolution 1280 x 720 (~294 ppi)
  • Other
  • Frequencies850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz
  • Speed
  • Frequencies850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz
  • Speed
  • FrequenciesLTE Bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 38, 40, 41
  • SpeedLTE Cat.4 150 / 50 Mpbs
  • Version4.1
  • FunctionsLE, A2DP
  • Version802.11 b/g/n
  • Version
  • DataMicro USB v.2.0
  • PowerMicro USB v.2.0
  • Audio3.5mm jack
  • Video OutWireless via Miracast or Google Cast
Device Controls
  • Keyboard
  • Optical Trackpad
  • Hardware ButtonsPower / Volume
  • Other
  • Antenna TypeGPS / GLONASS
  • A-GPSYes
  • Built-in SoftwareGoogle Maps
  • Megapixels13
  • FlashAuto Focus and LED Flash
  • Camera Lens
  • Other
Front Facing CameraYes
  • Type5 MP fixed focus
  • AccelerometerYes
  • Proximity SensorYes
  • Digital Compass
  • GyroscopeYes
  • Light SensorYes
  • FormatsMP3 / WAV / eAAC / FLAC player
  • Recording
  • FormatsMP4 / H.264 player
  • Recording1080p@30fps
Near Field Communication
FM RadioYes
  • Capacity2,750 mAh
  • TypeLi-ion
  • RemovableYes
Call Time
  • GSMUp to 32 hours
  • 3GUp to 15.1 hours
Standby Time
  • GSM
  • 3GUp to 322 hours
Dimensions142 x 71 x 8 mm (5.59 x 2.80 x 0.31 in)
Weight 142 grams (5.01 oz)
SoftwareGoogle Maps, Street Views, Hangouts, Google , Music, Play Games, YouTube, Gmail, Magazines, Books, News&Weather, Chrome
OtherSkype, Twitter, Facebook, Guvera Music, Route 66 Navi Maps, i-Free eBook Store, UC Browser,Gamestore, Tap the Frog, Asphalt 8, Green Farm 3, Real Football 2015, Spiderman Ultimate Power
Warranty12 months



Will my phone work

The following is a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about this product. Hopefully you will find the answer to your question, if not, use the contact form below and we shall answer it for you.

Do you ship internationally?

Yes - If you are located outside of the UK you may want to take a look at our list of FAQs for international customers on the following link:

Is this phone SIM FREE and Unlocked?

Yes, this phone is unlocked and can be used with networks around the world.

Do check the specifications to ensure compatibility in your region with your network provider. No SIM card or contract applies to this phone.

Is this phone brand new?

Yes. Unless the description of the product suggests otherwise (i.e. EX-DEMO or GRADE A) then this product is brand new and has not been used before.

Is there any network/operator branding?

No - There is only the manufacturer’s branding.

Does the phone have a Micro SDHC/memory card slot?

Yes – this phone supports up to 64GB of external storage

What SIM card does this phone use?

This phone takes two micro SIM cards (DUAL SIM)

Is this handset LTE compatible?

Yes – this phone is compatible on international LTE bands 1, 3, 5, 7, 8, 20, 38, 40, 41. Please check with your local operator for LTE network provisions in your area

Does this phone have a removable battery?


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