Introduction and Performance
manufacturers like Oppo have played a very crucial role in transforming the
opinion of Indian consumers with regards to Chinese products. The company has
been consistently launching impressive mobile phones across segments, which
combined with its aggressive marketing campaigns, has helped the company cement
its position in the Indian smartphone market.
with its reputation of offering feature-packed smartphones at reasonable
prices, the company recently launched Oppo K1. Powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon
660AIE chipset and Kryo octa-core processor, K1 with its 4GB RAM is a great
budget device for users who love playing graphics-intensive mobile games.
has a 3D Gradient Body which creates amazing patterns under different lighting
conditions. The phone has a Waterdrop Screen along with In-Display Fingerprint
Sensor which is now getting increasingly common in the Oppo K1 price range.
Camera and Storage
always been known for releasing phones with the best cameras. This one is no
different. Oppo K1 features a Dual Rear Camera setup. The primary rear camera
is of 16MP and has an aperture of f/1.8. The 2MP secondary rear camera has an
f/2.4 aperture and comes with a depth sensor to highlighting the depth of the
front, K1 features a 25MP AI Beauty Camera which can effectively capture more
than 250 feature points of the face and analyses the same to deliver perfect
selfies. The phone comes with built-in storage of 64GB and has a dedicated
microSD slot which can accommodate memory cards of up to 256GB.
Battery and Display
Oppo K1 is
powered by a 3,600mAh non-removable battery which can easily last an entire day
on full charge. However, heavy users who play a lot of 3D games might need to
recharge by the evening. The phone does not support fast charge, a feature
which can now be found in many of the smartphones cheaper than K1.
has a 6.4” Waterdrop Screen with AMOLED display for a vivid and immersive viewing
experience. It has a 91% screen-to-body ratio and also has Corning Gorilla
Glass 5 for improved screen safety. The display resolution is 2340x1860 pixels
with a pixel density of 402PPI which is mostly in line with most other
smartphones in this range.
Connectivity and Platform
Oppo is a Dual SIM smartphone which supports nano-SIM cards and dual standby.
It also supports a host of Wi-Fi standards, including 802.11 a/b/n/ac. Other
connectivity options include Bluetooth 5.0, USB OTG (micro USB 2.0), 3.5mm
jack, and GPS. It also comes with all the basic sensors such as proximity,
gyro, compass, and accelerometer but lacks FM radio.
K1 runs on
Oppo’s ColorOS 5.2 which is based on Android 8.1 Oreo. The new OS from the
smartphone manufacturer comes with Smart Assistant which combines data such as
events, weather, and steps tracker for creating active day summaries. It also
has features such as Favorite Contacts and Quick Apps for enhanced convenience.