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Lenovo Vibe K5 vs Coolpad Note 3 Lite vs Reliance Digital LYF Wind 5 vs Micromax Canvas Amaze 2: Price, specifications, features compared

With a price tag of Rs 6,999 combined with good hardware on board, does the Lenovo Vibe K5 have what it needs to take on its competitors?


Earlier today, Lenovo launched the Vibe K5 smartphone in India. The successor to last year’s Lenovo A6000, the new smartphone brings in a host of improvements in terms of design, new features and also under the hood hardware. The Lenovo Vibe K5 will face fierce competition against the likes of CoolPad Note 3 LiteReliance Digital LYF Wind 5 and Micromax Canvas Amaze 2 among others. After comparing these smartphones based on their price specifications and features, here’s how they fare.

Price and availability: Lenovo’s Vibe K5 is priced at Rs 6,999 and will be available exclusively on Amazon India via flash sales, starting on June 22 at 2PM. Coolpad’s Note 3 Lite is also priced at Rs 6,999 and is available on Amazon India via flash sales. While the Micromax Canvas Amaze 2 is priced at Rs 7,499 and available via Flipkart, the Reliance Digital LYF Wind 5 will set you back by Rs 6,599 and can be purchased at Reliance Digital outlets across India.

Display, processor and RAM: All four smartphones feature a 5-inch HD (720p) display. The Vibe K5 and Micromax Canvas Amaze 2 are powered by Qualcomm’s 64-bit Snapdragon 415 octa-core processor paired with 2GB of RAM. Meanwhile, the CoolPad Note 3 Lite is powered by MediaTek’s MT6735 64-bit quad-core processor clocked at 1.3GHz and paired with 3GB of RAM whereas the Wind 5 is powered by MediaTek’s MTK 6735P 64-bit quad-core processor paired with 1GB of RAM.

Storage: The Vibe K5 and the Note 3 Lite are equipped with 16GB of onboard storage. While the Wind 5 comes with 8GB of internal storage, the Canvas Amaze 2 is equipped with 32GB of onboard storage. All four smartphones also support expandable storage option via microSD card.

Cameras: The Vibe K5, Note 3 Lite and Canvas Amaze 2 sports a 13-megapixel rear camera with LED flash, whereas the Wind 5 sports an 8-megapixel rear camera with LED flash. Up front, all smartphones are equipped with 5-megapixel selfie camera.

Battery: The Vibe K5 is armed with a 2,750mAh battery, the Canvas Amaze 2 and Note 3 Lite are armed with 2,500mAh batteries, whereas the Wind 5 is equipped with a 2,000mAh battery.

Connectivity: On the connectivity front, all smartphones feature dual-SIM card slots, 4G connectivity, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and GPS. One of the advantages of the LYF Wind 5 over other smartphones is the VoLTE support for HD voice calling, however it is limited to Reliance Jio network only, so we won’t consider it to be a big deal especially with the specifications.

Operating System: The Canvas Amaze 2 and Wind 5 run on Android 5 Lollipop, Note 3 Lite runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop with a layer of CoolUI 6.0 running atop, whereas the Vibe K5 runs on Android Lollipop 5.1 wrapped under Vibe UI.

Other features: While Lenovo has once again worked on the audio chops, and included twin stereo speakers with Dolby Atmos audio support, the Note 3 Lite is one of the first smartphones under Rs 7,000 range to feature a fingerprint scanner.

At this price point, it is a close call between the Lenovo Vibe K5, Coolpad Note 3 Lite and the Micromax Canvas Amaze 2. On paper, the Coolpad Note 3 Lite offers higher RAM (3GB) as well as a fingerprint sensor. The Micromax Canvas Amaze 2, meanwhile offers similar hardware with double internal storage at 32GB. The Lenovo Vibe K5, on the other hand, offers better speakers.

Comparison Table

Features Lenovo Vibe k5 CoolPad Note 3 Lite Reliance Digital LYF Wind 5 Micromax Canvas Amaze 2
Display 5-inch HD (720p) 5-inch HD (720p) 5-inch HD (720p) 5-inch HD (720p)
Processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 415 octa-core MediaTek MT6735 64-bit quad-core MediaTek MTK 6735P quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 415 octa-core
Storage 16GB (expandable) 16GB (expandable) 16GB (expandable) 32GB (expandable)
Rear Camera 13-megapixel with LED flash 13-megapixel with LED flash 8-megapixel with LED flash 13-megapixel with LED flash
Front Camera 5-megapixel 5-megapixel 5-megapixel 5-megapixel
Battery 2,700mAh 2.500mAh 2.500mAh 2,000mAh
OS Android 5.1 Lollipop with Vibe UI Android 5.1 Lollipop with CoolUI 6 Android 5.1 Lollipop Android 5.1 Lollipop
Price Rs 6,999 Rs 6,999 Rs 6,599 Rs 7,499


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  • Published Date: June 13, 2016 9:00 PM IST
  • Updated Date: June 13, 2016 10:20 PM IST

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