Lenovo is all set to launch the most expected Vibe K5 Note smartphone in India today at 3PM, which will go on sale exclusively on Flipkart from August 4th. Flipkart has partnered with Ola to offer an on-demand experience of the Vibe K5 Note and ANT VR headset at the customer’s doorstep, before they start buying it on Flipkart. This is available in Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore and Pune.
Customers booking a ride with Ola Prime on August 1st and 2nd, can unlock a new category on the Ola’s App VR-RIDE on August 3rd, while customers taking an Ola Prime ride on August 3rd and 4th, can unlock the category on August 5th and August 6th.
Commenting on the partnership, Mr. Ajay Yadav, VP- Mobiles at Flipkart said:
Taking customer experience to the next level, we have partnered with Ola to offer users, a hands-on experience of the Lenovo K5 Note. As part of the pre-launch, customers who take an Ola Prime ride will be able to request for a device preview at their doorstep. Flipkart believes in bringing the best experience to its consumers and the K5 Note is the complete experience device with Theatermax and Dolby Atmos. We are certain through Ola, all the smartphone and technology lovers will get a chance to get acquainted with this latest device.
Raghuvesh Sarup, CMO and Head of Categories, Ola, said:
Ola’s customers will be the first in the country to preview the much awaited Lenovo K5 Note before it becomes available for sale exclusively on Flipkart. Through the specially created VR-RIDE category on the Ola app, customers can experience the smartphone with the same ease as requesting a cab ride. The Ola app is used by millions of Indians everyday as the first choice of mobility and an enhanced experience like this take it to the next level. Our association with Flipkart is the coming together of two home grown Indian brands, bringing a first of its kind experience to delight thousands of tech and mobile savvy users on our platforms!
Lenovo Vibe K5 Note features metal unibody design, which very well fits with the industry offerings like LeEco Le 2, Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and Meizu m3 Note. Lenovo has already confirmed that Vibe K5 Note will be Flipkart exclusive smartphone.
Lenovo Vibe K5 Note doesn’t feature any futuristic design but rather its more rounded at the edges compared to Vibe K4 Note. After the success of Xiaomi Redmi Note 3 and LeEco Le 2 in India, Lenovo will try to gain some traction in the similar price range with its Vibe K5 Note.
The phone is 8.5 mm thick and weighs 165 grams and features a 5.5-inch full HD display, likely protected by Corning Gorilla Glass. It is powered by a MediaTek Helio P10 processor coupled with Mali-T860MP2 GPU. The smartphone was announced in two variants in China – one with 2GB RAM, 16GB storage and other one with 3GB RAM and 32GB storage. Lenovo Vibe K5 Note supports expandable storage up to 256GB.
The “KillerNote5” runs Android 5.1 Lollipop with company’s own Vibe UI on top. Lenovo is tweeting that the device will also offer secure zone option which will allow users to keep two Facebook, WhatsApp accounts on their device.
On the camera front, the K5 Note sports a 13MP rear camera with f/2.2 aperture and phase detection autofocus. The rear camera module is same as the one found on Lenovo K4 Note. The smartphone also rocks an 8MP selfie camera.
Lenovo K5 Note is backed by a huge 3,500mAh battery and features a rear fingerprint scanner.
Are you excited for the #KILLERNOTE5 ? Will you be using the doorstep service?