Lenovo K5 Play, K5 Pro, S5 Pro now in the Philippines, priced


After years of inactivity, Lenovo has relaunched its smartphone portfolio in the country with three new devices, the K5 Play, K5 Pro, and the S5 Pro.

The K5 Play offers the lightest hardware with a Snapdragon 430 chip, dual rear cameras, and a fingerprint scanner. Lenovo’s ZUI is coming and it’s skinned over Android 8 Oreo.

Meanwhile, the K5 Pro features a more powerful Snapdragon 636 chip and has 18W fast charging. It also features two cameras on both front and back parts.

Lenovo K5 Play specs:

  • 5.7-inch HD IPS display, 1440 x 720px
  • 1.4GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 430
    Adreno 505 GPU
  • 2GB, 3GB RAM
  • 16GB, 32GB internal storage with microSD slot up to 128GB
  • Dual rear cameras:
    13MP f/2.2
    2MP f/2.4
  • 8MP f/2.0 front camera
  • Dual SIM (nano), 4G LTE
  • Wi-Fi 802.11n, Bluetooth 4.2, GPS
  • Rear fingerprint scanner
  • ZUI 3.7 (Android 8 Oreo)
  • 3,000mAh battery

Lenovo K5 Pro specs:

  • 5.99-inch FHD+ IPS display, 2160 x 1080 px
  • 1.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636 CPU
    Adreno 509 GPU
  • 4GB, 6GB RAM
  • 64GB storage with microSD slot
  • Dual rear cameras:
    16MP f/2.0
    5MP depth
  • Dual front cameras:
    16MP f/2.0 wide
    5MP depth
  • Dual SIM, 4G LTE
  • WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS
  • Rear fingerprint scanner
  • Android 8.1
  • 4,050mAh battery

Lastly, the Lenovo S5 Pro features 20MP dual-camera setups on both front and back. It also features fast charging.

Lenovo K5 Pro specs:

  • 6.2-inch FHD+ IPS display, 2246 x 1080px
  • 1.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 636
    Adreno 509 GPU
  • 6GB RAM
  • 64GB, 128GB storage, with shared microSD
  • Dual rear cameras:
    12MP f/1.8
    20MP f/2.6 telephoto
  • Dual front cameras:
    20MP f/2.2 wide-angle
  • Dual SIM, 4G LTE
  • WiFi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS
  • Rear fingerprint scanner
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • USB Type-C
  • ZUI 5 (Android 8.1 Oreo)
  • 3,500mAh battery
    18W fast charging

Lenovo’s new smartphones may have been released internationally in 2018, but they’re offering it at more affordable prices this time around. The K5 Play gets a PHP 3,990 price tag. You can get two variants of the K5 Pro for PHP 5,990 (4GB+64GB) and PHP 6,990 (6GB + 64GB). These phones will be on sale starting May 26.

Meanwhile, the S5 Pro will also be released with two variants for PHP 7,490 (6GB + 64GB) and PHP 8,490 (6GB+128GB) and will be available for sale in June.

Lenovo is also said to release more phones in the coming weeks, including the presumed local arrival of the Motorola Razr foldable phone. Before this re-launch, the company’s last release in the Philippines was the Lenovo K8 series in 2017.

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