Been using this phone for a year and it still satisfied my needs. Its a good budget phone i can tell, depend how you use your phone.
I've been using Lenovo K5 Note for almost two years now. I don't recommend it. Right from the start, it would often hang and reboot randomly. There was a point when the camera suddenly stopped working for a few days. It would appear to take photos but it wouldn't store them at all even if I had lots of free storage left. It eventually corrected itself just as suddenly. The fingerprint sensor has stopped working after a little over a year of use. No heating problems when playing games, although it's not really made for that as the screen isn't that responsive to fast, successive taps. For example, in MOBAs, you might think you already tapped the ultimate button but it turns out you didn't, leading to some unpleasant consequences in a team fight.
I don't want to do a factory reset, which might or might not fix the fingerprint sensor problem. I don't want to reset my game progress, and I'm buying a new phone soon anyway.
Probably one good thing I could say about it is that the battery still hasn't shown signs of declining capacity after almost two years. It's still good, as well as the original charger. It also seems pretty sturdy. I've dropped it a few times and accidentally splashed some water on it, but it still works. But it has made me swear off Lenovo phones in the future.
Don't buy this phone. It has lots of problems. Mine is not supporting volte.
The Lenovo Vibe K5 Note is very bad phone compare to other phone. Its battery to take to much time to full charge. The screen is more slippery and mic also not work longtime. Totally the performance of this phone is very bad.
Have used my k5 note for a year and a half now, bought it from Flipkart and considering that I spent 13k for it, I expect a phone to give decent service for atleast 2 years. But in this case, Lenovo has given me trouble from the start. A summary of the problems:
1- Original charger stopped functioning within 7-8 months.
2- No headphones given for a phone costing 13k.
3- Terrible battery issues- battery sometimes stays for upto 30 mins after the 15% mark, but many times phone shuts down within a minute of reaching 15% mark. Haven't experienced this with any other phone.
4- The charging port developed a problem after a year, due to which the phone wouldn't charge at all, so had to have that repaired at a nominal cost. Within 6 months of that repair, my phone is again refusing to charge or charging very very slowly (10% in an hour), so in all likelihood, will have to buy a new phone!
All in all, not really a worth-buy model. Been a disappointing experience for me.
Been using it since beginning of 2017. The phone is K5 Vibe though, not Note, but mine came with the Note Snapdragon for some unknown reason. All Vibe K5s are with Snapdragon 415 4x 1,5 and 4x 1,2 or s.th like that. There was a discussion I found, that some phones had better CPU like mine does- Snapdragon 616 with 4x1,7 and 4x s.th GHz. Really fast phone for 2GB RAM, and why to have Marshmallow or whatever? The Android 5.1 is a rocket, and delivers everything you need. It downloads torrent movies while streaming at the same time. Most of the regular use time it has 50% RAM free, like 900MB free out of 1,9GB. The phone is so much more than I expected, I will be buying a well preserved K5/6 Note, or one of the last new pcs I find soon.
Lenovo k5 just Rock's like anything I bought my lovely k5 in 2017 may till now my k5 does not the meaning of hangnor lag .it is better than redmi note 4 exception of battery back up but k5 gives beat battery back 6 hours in on screen and one and half day with quite heavy usage.compare to redmi note 4 it is best
Anonymous, 21 May 2017Please, any rooting app for Marshmallow without computer To improve my phone style themes
last one year i got some time problems... (1) timing not changed in screen display (2) fast battery drain (3) charger board problem, not charging (4) system slow & hanging.. (5) over heat
totally i am not satisfied..
PKM1, 25 Apr 2018It has a very peculiar problem of rebooting automatically. It takes a good twenty minutes to r... moreTo overcome this issue, you can reset your phone using factory data reset in the settings. But keep in mind that it will delete your entire data which all are stored in the internal storage. You can get those data by taking backup.