lenovo k5 unlocked / sim free £129.95 at argos
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lenovo k5 unlocked / sim free £129.95 at argos

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Found 15th Jun 2016
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i bought this as i find the smart 6 ultra review quite large and it hurt my finers after long use so the 5" screen is better for me i find the phone good and large battery. lasts 2 days on mainly wifi use.
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Tech Specs
Processor
64-bit Octacore Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 616
Operating System
Android v5.1 (Lollipop)
Dimensions (WxTxH)
142 X 71 X 8.2 mm
Weight
142 g
Battery
Type: Li-Ion, 2750 mAh
Integrated Camera
Rear: 13MP - Auto Focus, HDR, Guidelines, Omnivision OV13850, 5 Piece Lens, F2.2 Max Aperture.0 Max Aperture
Front: 5MP, 4 Piece Lense, F2.8 Sensor
Sound
Dual Stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos
Ports
Micro USB, v2, OTG Compatible
Memory
System Memory: 2 GB RAM
Built-in Storage: 16 GB ROM (Expandable Storage via MicroSD)
Connectivity/Radios
4G Network:
3G Network: Yes, HSPA+
WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot.
Bluetooth: v4
A-GPS with Google Maps
Display
Size: Full FHD, 1920X1080 Pixels (401ppi)
Type: IPS Display, 5-point Multi-touch, 178 Degree Viewing Angles, 450 Nits
Color
Silver
Gold
Grey
SIM
Dual Sim, LTE + LTE, (Dual Standby)
Important Apps
Lenovo SHAREit, Lenovo SYNCit
Sensors
Light Sensor
Orientation Sensor
Proximity Sensor
Gravitation Sensor
eCompass
Conflicting specs as argos says it has a AMOLED screen and 1gb expandable storage? oO
i dont always take argos for there word they are bad for info from my experience.

the specs are from the lenovo site.
ssjinzo

Conflicting specs as argos says it has a AMOLED screen and 1gb expandable … Conflicting specs as argos says it has a AMOLED screen and 1gb expandable storage? oO



it has 16gb storage 2gb ram.
downside is if you was to sell on you make a big loss as it not a decent brand or people know of will buy it unless its going cheap I seen them on ebay brand new sell for £70-80
No Android 6 (marshmallow) ???
cullies

No Android 6 (marshmallow) ???



Exactly. Lollipop was rubbish. Buy something with Marshmallow from day 1.
accyuklad

downside is if you was to sell on you make a big loss as it not a decent … downside is if you was to sell on you make a big loss as it not a decent brand or people know of will buy it unless its going cheap I seen them on ebay brand new sell for £70-80



Are you sure that wasn't the k3note? I did a basic search for new, sold/ completed listings of k5 note and couldn't see any that had ever been that price new.
Any body has experience with this phone?
I have it good quite quick and no lag
imransaeed

Any body has experience with this phone?


Phone is excellent for the money, good screen and battery life. Dual sim plus Micro sd expansion also a bonus.
How does it handle dialling when there are 2 SIMs in? Does it let you set a default SIM when you make a call (i.e. remember which SIM was used for each number and use that the next time)
Ordered from Tesco Direct with free £10 SIM from Lebara + Clubcard Point + Staff Discount + Free Delivery/Collection+used around £25 clubcard voucher turned into £50 = Total Paid is £ 65 (Total Value original Value £139), before I was thinking about Wileyfox but it doesn't come with Charger or Headphone and has poor audio
Anybody picked this up? The specs on the argos website seem to be somewhere between the K5 and the K5 Plus with some bogus specs... If this is the K5 Plus then it's a pretty good deal if it's the K5 then £129.99 was the rrp when released.

Bottom line I may pick it up if it's the K5 Plus. Any chance of a screenshot of the specs on cpu-z or similar OP? Cheers.
in some YouTube video can be seen that it comes with jbl headphone, charger, screen protector and back cover
kpearsoncj

i dont always take argos for there word they are bad for info from my … i dont always take argos for there word they are bad for info from my experience.the specs are from the lenovo site.



In the short time you've had the K5, has the screen picked up any scratches? A lot of the reviews say the screen has no protective glass while others say it has Ashai glass. Thanks.
it came with a screen saver in the box so it has been fine also a really nice case id say very good phone
kpearsoncj

it came with a screen saver in the box so it has been fine also a really … it came with a screen saver in the box so it has been fine also a really nice case id say very good phone


Thanks. Looking for a phone for the wife. Biggest factor is size and weight as she has small hands. Was going to go for the Huawei P9 Lite (£150 but locked to Vodafone). The P9 Lite is probably the better phone but there's still a big question mark regarding it's unlockability so may end up getting the K5.

HUAWEI P8 LITE HAS GOOD SPECS IM SURE IT WAS ONLY 90 ON VODAFONE I JUST FOUND THE DISPLAY QUITE SMALL ON THE FONTS

Joe90_guy

Thanks. Looking for a phone for the wife. Biggest factor is size and … Thanks. Looking for a phone for the wife. Biggest factor is size and weight as she has small hands. Was going to go for the Huawei P9 Lite (£150 but locked to Vodafone). The P9 Lite is probably the better phone but there's still a big question mark regarding it's unlockability so may end up getting the K5.


kpearsoncj

HUAWEI P8 LITE HAS GOOD SPECS IM SURE IT WAS ONLY 90 ON VODAFONE I JUST … HUAWEI P8 LITE HAS GOOD SPECS IM SURE IT WAS ONLY 90 ON VODAFONE I JUST FOUND THE DISPLAY QUITE SMALL ON THE FONTS



The brand new P9 Lite is quite a big upgrade on the older P8 Lite. It's typically £230-240 and only Vodafone are offering it at the low price of £150. It gets rave reviews, especially the camera. BTW, how are you getting with the K5 camera because a lot of reviews aren't very complimentary about it? I've got a Smart Ultra 6 myself and while the whole world and his dog says the SU6 camera is utter rubbish, I sort of quite like it! Any feedback would be appreciated.

I FIND BOTH CAMERAS GOOD TBH THE LENOVO ONE IS PRETTY SIMILAR TO THE 6 ULTRA NEVER HAD ANY PROBLEMS WITH EITHER I HAVE THE 6 ULTRA 2 BUT TRYING TO SELL ON EBAY COS THE PHONE SIZE HURTS MY HANDS SO DOWNGRADED TO A 5" PHONE IT HELPS COS IT DOESNT HURT AT ALL

Joe90_guy

The brand new P9 Lite is quite a big upgrade on the older P8 Lite. It's … The brand new P9 Lite is quite a big upgrade on the older P8 Lite. It's typically £230-240 and only Vodafone are offering it at the low price of £150. It gets rave reviews, especially the camera. BTW, how are you getting with the K5 camera because a lot of reviews aren't very complimentary about it? I've got a Smart Ultra 6 myself and while the whole world and his dog says the SU6 camera is utter rubbish, I sort of quite like it! Any feedback would be appreciated.


The problem with the P9 lite for me is that you can't have 2 SIMs and a micro SD card in at the same time. Shame as it would have been a strong contender
onlinejomaibwork

Ordered from Tesco Direct with free £10 SIM from Lebara + Clubcard Point … Ordered from Tesco Direct with free £10 SIM from Lebara + Clubcard Point + Staff Discount + Free Delivery/Collection+used around £25 clubcard voucher turned into £50 = Total Paid is £ 65 (Total Value original Value £139), before I was thinking about Wileyfox but it doesn't come with Charger or Headphone and has poor audio



I failed O level Math. I didn't get far with your post unfortunately. Can you give me CliffNotes?
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This or moto g 4th gen?
Searcher2

How does it handle dialling when there are 2 SIMs in? Does it let you … How does it handle dialling when there are 2 SIMs in? Does it let you set a default SIM when you make a call (i.e. remember which SIM was used for each number and use that the next time)



Yes you can set the sim default for calls, texts & data (or set to always ask)

Numbers can be saved to Sim1, Sim2, Phone or Google

Both sims are on standby at all times.....so you can receive calls to either as long as the phone is switched on
Edited by: "corred1964" 17th Jun 2016
Stevie Badman

This or moto g 4th gen?



Neither. Zenfone 3.
Elevation

Neither. Zenfone 3.



A quick look at the Zenfone 3 which isn't even available to buy yet would indicate that you can't have dual SIM and a microSD card in at the same time - which both the Moto G and the K5 can.
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deleted199509
Elevation

Neither. Zenfone 3.



​zenfone 3 is a fortune, the other 2 are much cheaper
Searcher2

A quick look at the Zenfone 3 which isn't even available to buy yet would … A quick look at the Zenfone 3 which isn't even available to buy yet would indicate that you can't have dual SIM and a microSD card in at the same time - which both the Moto G and the K5 can.



Good job I'm not interested in dual SIM then eh More into build quality and well thought out design. So I'm more than sorted - once it is released.
Elevation

Good job I'm not interested in dual SIM then eh More into build … Good job I'm not interested in dual SIM then eh More into build quality and well thought out design. So I'm more than sorted - once it is released.



Of course. Apples and pears. I'm into buying something that I want it to do. The answer to Moto G or K5 isn't 'neither' for a lot of people. It just happens to be for you. Not sure why you are looking at a K5 thread if you are sorted though!
This is the K5 vanilla (NOT Plus). So Snapdragon 415 (not 616, but same Adreno 405 GPU), and 1280x720 HD resolution (not FullHD 1920x1080). SD415 is merely 10% slower than SD616 (8x Cortex A-53 cores up to 1.4Gh for the SD415 vs 8x Cortex A-53 cores up to 1.7Ghz, in reality 1.5Ghz, for SD616) and they share the same GPU, Adreno 405 @ 550 Mhz and Radio (X5 LTE).
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My wife just received this on Monday. Weapon of a phone, battery life is insane, would blow this out the water. Beats my Sony Z3 on battery so I'll be getting one as soon as my contract is up.
kpearsoncj

I FIND BOTH CAMERAS GOOD TBH THE LENOVO ONE IS PRETTY SIMILAR TO THE 6 … I FIND BOTH CAMERAS GOOD TBH THE LENOVO ONE IS PRETTY SIMILAR TO THE 6 ULTRA NEVER HAD ANY PROBLEMS WITH EITHER I HAVE THE 6 ULTRA 2 BUT TRYING TO SELL ON EBAY COS THE PHONE SIZE HURTS MY HANDS SO DOWNGRADED TO A 5" PHONE IT HELPS COS IT DOESNT HURT AT ALL


Plus with a 5" phone your thumb could possibly reach the caps lock key
OOS at Argos for delivery
I bought this phone the other day as my other unexpectedly went to phone heaven and this seemed a very cheap replacement, very easy to get from Argos too so I took a gamble. Been very impressed so far. Key points:-
1.Battery is fantastic.
2.Dual sim is very cool, not seen before.
3.Comes with a case, screen protector, earphones, charging plug and cable.
4. Sound quality is surprisingly good.
5. No lag so far.
6. Used the GPS and worked perfectly.
7. MicroSD slot (lifesaver for me).
8. Phone looks really good.
9. Camera is good quality
10. Like the fact the changing port is at the head and not bottom of the phone.

Struggled to find a negative so far. I suppose most would say because it's Lenovo it has very little sell on value but it's so cheap anyway.

Thumbs up from me.
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deleted199509
Will this ever get marshmallow? Is it better than moto g?
Lenovo k5 or motorola x play?
02wilben

I bought this phone the other day as my other unexpectedly went to phone … I bought this phone the other day as my other unexpectedly went to phone heaven and this seemed a very cheap replacement, very easy to get from Argos too so I took a gamble. Been very impressed so far. Key points:-1.Battery is fantastic.2.Dual sim is very cool, not seen before.3.Comes with a case, screen protector, earphones, charging plug and cable.4. Sound quality is surprisingly good.5. No lag so far.6. Used the GPS and worked perfectly.7. MicroSD slot (lifesaver for me).8. Phone looks really good.9. Camera is good quality10. Like the fact the changing port is at the head and not bottom of the phone.Struggled to find a negative so far. I suppose most would say because it's Lenovo it has very little sell on value but it's so cheap anyway.Thumbs up from me.



Is the screen def` 1080 and not 720 as earlier quoted cheers.
flinnyourin

Is the screen def` 1080 and not 720 as earlier quoted cheers.



​720 pal
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