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Lenovo K5 Play Specs and Price

Lenovo K5 Play
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Released among the iteration of devices recently launched by Lenovo. The new smartphone, a variant of the Lenovo K5 of which it is a little short of in terms of specs. However, the smartphone has a nice build and comes at a price that does not break the bank. It is suitable for average users that wants a simple smartphone that can stand its ground. There also seems to be integration of the recent looks into the smartphone’s design.

Lenovo K5 Play Key Specs and Features

  • 5.7-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1440 X 720 pixels (282 ppi)
  • Octa-core Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430 CPU with 2GB/3GB RAM
  • 16GB/32GB built-in storage, up to 128GB with a memory card
  • Dual 13MP + 2MP rear camera and an 8MP front camera
  • 4G LTE
  • Fingerprint sensor (rear)
  • 3, 000mAh non removable Li-ion battery

Lenovo K5 Play

Design and Display

The trio of the smartphones released which includes the Lenovo K5, K5 Play and S5 has a striking similarity. As per designs, the Lenovo K5 Play is quite a decent smartphone crafted with nice round edges that makes handling much easier. Up front the smartphone has a 2.5D curved glass and slim bezels to compliment. Moreover, the smartphone looks sturdy with fairly solid ergonomics.

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Going by the standards of budget smartphones, the Lenovo K5 Play has a good enough display. It is also suitable for watching movies and other day to day activities. With a 1440 X 720 resolution, the smartphone is squared with most of the other smartphones in its category.

Battery and Camera

Most smartphones nowadays don’t really offer much as regards battery power and you most certainly will have to charge at the end of the day. This is inevitably the case when it comes to the Lenovo K5 Play with just 3, 000mAh battery capacity and no quick charge.

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In the camera section, there’s the usual dual rear camera seen in a sizeable percentage of the budget smartphones produced now. However, the cameras include a 13MP camera couples with a 2MP sensor at the back and an 8MP camera for taking selfies.

Hardware and Software

On the hardware front, the smartphone comes with a low tier Qualcomm’s chipset unlike the MediaTek seen in the Lenovo K5. Nonetheless, you’ve got a Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430  CPU running at 1.4Ghz max and an Adreno 505 GPU in charge of graphics rendering.

Furthermore, the Lenovo K5 Play is of two models, a  2GB RAM with 16GB storage space model and another with 3GB internal memory and a 32GB storage space built-in. Storage space can be expanded on both smartphones up to 128GB and runs Android 8.0 Oreo with ZUI 3.7.

Pricing and Availability

The smartphone is available for sale on various online stores for about 50, 000 naira for the 3GB model and a tad lesser for the other variant.

Lenovo K5 Play Specs

Here are a few specs of the Lenovo K5 Play:

General Features

  • Platform: Android 8.1 Oreo (ZUI 3.7)
  • Processor: Octa-core Qualcomm MSM8937 Snapdragon 430
  • GPU: Adreno 505/li>
  • Memory: 2GB/3GB
  • Colours: Black, Gray, Blue
  • Dimension: 153.8 x 72.6 x 7.9 mm
  • Weight: 155g
  • SIM Type: Nano sim
  • SIM Count: Dual sim


  • Display: 5.7-inch, IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 1440 X 720 pixels (282 ppi)
  • Screen Protection:


  • Rear Camera: Dual 13MP + 2MP camera, 10800p [email protected]
  • Rear Camera Features: phase detection autofocus, dual-LED dual-tone, Geo-tagging, touch focus, face/smile detection, HDR, panorama
  • Front Camera: 8MP camera, 720p [email protected]


  • Built-in Storage: 16GB/32GB
  • Memory Card Support: Yes, up to 128GB
  • Bundled Cloud Storage:

Network Support

  • 2G GSM: Yes
  • 2G CDMA 1X:
  • 3G WCDMA: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes

Internet & Connectivity

  • GPRS: Yes
  • EDGE: Yes
  • 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
  • HSPA+: Yes
  • 4G LTE: Yes
  • WLAN: Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Wi-Fi Direct
  • Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
  • Bluetooth: Yes, v4.2 with A2DP, LE
  • NFC:
  • Infrared Blaster:
  • USB Port: USB Type-C 2.0


  • SMS/MMS: Yes
  • Instant Messaging: Yes
  • Push Emails: Yes
  • Email Protocol:


  • Music Player: MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FLAC player
  • Video Player: MP4/H.265 player
  • FM Radio: Yes
  • Loudspeaker: Yes
  • 3.5mm Jack: Yes


  • Navigation: Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS
  • Maps: Yes

Sensors & Control

  • Digital Compass: Yes
  • Accelerometer: Yes
  • Proximity Sensor: Yes
  • Light Sensor: Yes
  • Barometer:
  • SpO2:
  • Pedometer:
  • Heart Rate Monitor:
  • Gyroscope:
  • Fingerprint Scanner: Yes, (rear)
  • Iris Scanner:
  • Face Unlock: Yes
  • Intelligent Digital Assistant:
  • Motion Sensing / Gesture Control:
  • Voice Control:

Other Features

  • Video Streaming: Yes
  • Active Noise Cancellation: Yes
  • Wireless Charging:
  • Built-in Mobile Payment:
  • Water Resistant:
  • Dust Resistant:
  • Image Editor: Yes
  • Video Editor: Yes
  • Document Viewer: Yes
  • Document Editor: Yes


  • Battery: 3, 000mAh non removable Li-ion battery
  • Talktime:
  • Standby Time:
  • Fast Charging:
Paschal Okafor is NaijaTechGuide Team Lead. The article Lenovo K5 Play Specs and Price was written by Odunayo Ezekiel. The article was last modified: May 30th, 2018

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