Chinese smartphone brand Oppo has launched its latest Oppo K1 smartphone in India today. The handset comes with an in-display fingerprint scanner and has an optimised gaming experience called Hyper Boost. The Oppo K1 smartphone has a waterdrop-shaped notch on top of its display that is protected with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 and sports a dual rear camera setup.
Other key highlights of the device include the gradient design on its back panel and its 25MP selfie camera. It is worth noticing that Oppo K1 has already been launched in China and that’s why we already knew about the specifications of the smartphone. The key announcements at today’s event were the price and availability of the device. Read on to know more about the details:
Oppo K1 price and availability
Oppo K1 is available in only one variant in India that comes with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage and is priced at Rs 16,990. The newly launched handset is available in Astral Blue and Piano Black colours. A 6GB RAM model of Oppo K1 is also expected to launch at a later date in India. The model that has been launched today will go on sale via Flipkart starting February 12.
As a part of launch offers, those who pay for the smartphone via Citibank credit and debit cards will get an instant discount of 10%. Other than this, no-cost EMIs, Flipkart’s buyback guarantee and Complete Mobile Protection plan are also available.
Oppo K1 specifications
Coming to the specifications of Oppo K1, the smartphone runs Android 8.1 Oreo skinned with ColorOS 5.2 and features a 6.4-inch full-HD+ AMOLED display that has an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 and a screen-to-body ratio of 91%. Powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 660 processor, Oppo K1 comes with Adreno 512 GPU. The device has 4GB of RAM, 64GB of storage onboard and it can hold a microSD card of up to 256GB.
On the camera front, Oppo K1 sports a dual rear camera setup at the back with a 16MP primary sensor that has an f/1.7 aperture and a 2MP secondary sensor that has an f/2.4 aperture. For selfies and video calls, there is a 25MP front-facing snapper that is housed on the waterdrop-shaped notch on the smartphone‘s display. Oppo K1 houses a 3,600mAh non-removable battery and for connectivity, it comes with 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth v5.0, Micro-USB port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack.