Lenovo Vibe Shot- Front Look
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Lenovo's budget smartphone Vibe K5 Note, which was rumoured to be released this month in India, is actually expected to get unveiled in August.

Lenovo has started sending invites to media outlets for the Vibe K5 Note launch event in New Delhi on Aug. 1.

The Vibe K5 Note was originally unveiled in China way back in January and now in a couple of weeks it will set foot in the country. It sports a 5.5-inch full display with all-metal body having ring shaped finger-print sensor on the rear-side below the circular camera module separated by dual-LED flash.

Under the hood, it comes with a MediaTek P10 Octa-core CPU, a 3,500mAh battery, 2GB RAM, 13MP primary camera and an 8MP camera on the front.

Also read: Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 review: Undisputed champion in sub-Rs. 15,000 range

If priced appropriately, K5 Note will give a stiff competition to popular brands such as Xiaomi Redmi Note 3, Asus Zenfone Max (2016) and Lenovo's sub-brand Motorola Moto G4 series, among others. 

Also read: Asus Zenfone Max (2016) Review: Marathon battery life with faster, powerful processor

Watch this space for more updates.

Key specifications of Lenovo Vibe K5 Note:

Models Lenovo Vibe K5 Note
Display 5.5-inch full HD (1920x1080p) IPS screen
  • Pixel density: 441 ppi (pixels per inch)
OS Android 5.1 Lollipop with Vibe v2.5 UI
Processor 64-bit class 1.8GHz MediaTek Helio P10 Octa-core CPU
GPU 64-bit class 700MHz dual-core ARM Mali-T860-MP2 graphics core
Storage 16GB, expandable up to 128GB
  • Main: 13.0-megapixel ISOCELL camera with F2.2 Aperture, PDAF (Phase Detection Auto Focus), full HD recording
  • Front: 8.0-megapixel camera
Battery 3500 mAh; (embedded)
  • Talk time: up to 34.5 hours (2G)/27.5 (3G)/31.5 (4G)
  • Standby time: close to 543.5 hours (4G)
Network 4G-LTE (Cat 4: up to 150Mbps (DL) / 50Mbps (UL))
Add-ons Full-metal body, Finger-print sensor, dual-SIM (nano+nano) slots, VoLTE (Voice-over-LTE), Bluetooth v4.0 (A2DP & LE), Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g/n/ac), A-GPS. GLONASS, microUSB v2.0, Wolfson WM8281 audio codec based ear-phones, FM Radio, Dolby Atmos audio system with surround sound feature
Dimensions 152.0x 75.7 x 8.49mm
Weight 150 g