Oppo K1

Oppo today launched its new Oppo K1 smartphone in India. The Oppo K1 comes with features like an FHD+ Super AMOLED display, Snapdragon 660 processor, dual rear cameras, and an in-display fingerprint sensor. The Oppo K1 price in India is Rs. 16,990 and it will be available via Flipkart starting February 12. Here are some frequently asked questions about the new Oppo K1 and their answers.

Oppo K1 Full Specifications

Key Specifications Oppo K1
Display 6.4-inch Super AMOLED
Screen Resolution FHD+ 2340×1080 pixels, 19.5:9 aspect ratio
Operating System Android 8.1 Oreo
Processor Octa-core 2.2GHz
Chipset Snapdragon 660
GPU Adreno 512
RAM 4GB/6GB
Internal Storage 64GB
Expandable Storage Yes, up to 256GB
Rear Camera Dual: 16 MP, f/1.7, 1.12µm, PDAF+
2 MP, f/2.4
Front Camera 25MP, f/2.0, 0.9-micron pixels
Video Recording Up to 2160p@30fps
Battery 3,600mAh
4G VoLTE Yes
Dimensions 158.3 x 75.5 x 7.4 mm
Weight 156g
Sim Card Type Dual SIM
Price 4GB/64GB- Rs. 16,990

Design and Display

Question: How is the build quality of Oppo K1?

Answer: The Oppo K1 comes with a plastic body but it looks premium with its 3D glass-like rear panel with a gradient pattern. The design with glass-like back and a full-screen display with a small notch at the front looks really great.

The phone also has an in-display fingerprint scanner. The phone is lightweight and thin with just 7.4mm thickness. It is compact and can be used by one hand easily.

Overall, the K1 comes with premium looks and features at an affordable price.

Question: How is the display of the Oppo K1?

Answer: The phone sports a 6.4-inch Super AMOLED display with an FHD+ resolution of 2340×1080 pixels. Further, it sports 19.5:9 aspect ratio and almost 90% screen to body ratio. There are very fewer bezels on each side and a small notch on the top. The brightness of the display is good and colours are also sharp thanks to AMOLED panel and FHD+ screen resolution. The daylight visibility is also quite good.

Question: Does Oppo K1’s display have gorilla glass protection?

Answer: Yes, the display is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

Question: How is the fingerprint sensor of Oppo K1?

Answer: The Oppo K1 comes with an in-display fingerprint sensor which is fast but not as responsive as face unlock. It takes more than a second to unlock the phone.

Camera

Question: What are the camera features of Oppo K1?

Answer:  The Oppo K1 comes with a dual camera set up at the back. It has a 16 MP primary sensor with wide f/1.7 aperture and 1.12-micrometre pixel size. There is a 2MP secondary depth sensor with an f/2.4 aperture. The smartphone sports a 25 MP f/2.0 aperture front camera.

Question: What are the camera modes available in Oppo K1?

Answer: The Oppo K1 rear cameras support Portrait mode, HDR, and beauty mode. The front camera also has Portrait, AI and Beauty modes.

Question: Can 4K videos be recorded on the Oppo K1?

Answer: Yes, you can record up to 4K resolution videos on the Oppo K1.

Hardware, Storage

Question: Which mobile processor is used in Oppo K1?

Answer: The new Oppo K1 is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 660 processor which is clocked at 2.2GHz and comes with Adreno 512 GPU. The Snapdragon 660 is a powerful processor in the mid-range segment.

Question: How many RAM and storage options are available for Oppo K1?

Answer: The Oppo K1 comes with 4GB/6GB RAM and 64GB internal storage options.

Question: Can the internal storage in the new Oppo K1 be expanded?

Answer: Yes, the internal storage in the Oppo K1 is expandable up to 256GB with the help of a dedicated microSD card slot.

Battery and Software

Question: What is the battery size on Oppo K1? Does it support fast charging?

Answer: The Oppo K1 is powered by a 3,600 mAh battery. It doesn’t support fast charging.

Question: Which Android version runs on the Oppo K1?

Answer: The smartphone runs Android Oreo 8.1 out of the box with Color OS 5.2 on top.

Connectivity and Others

Question: Does Oppo K1 support dual SIM cards?

Answer: Yes, it supports two Nano-SIM cards using dedicated SIM card slots.

Question: Does Oppo K1 support Dual VoLTE networks?

Answer: The phone supports both LTE and VoLTE networks and also supports Dual SIM Dual VoLTE feature as well.

Question: Does Oppo K1 sport a 3.5mm headphone jack?

Answer: Yes, the phone HAS a 3.5mm headphone jack at the bottom.

Question: Does Oppo support face unlock feature?

Answer: Yes, Oppo K1 has Face Unlock feature.

Question: How is the audio of new Oppo K1?

Answer: The phone is good in terms of audio with a single bottom firing speaker that offers loud and less distorted sound.

Question: What sensors are there in Oppo K1?

Answer: The sensors on board include an accelerometer, Proximity Sensor, Ambient Light Sensor, Compass, Gyroscope, and an in-display fingerprint sensor.

Price and availability

Question: What is the price of Oppo K1 in India?

Answer: The Oppo K1 price in India starts at Rs. 16,990 for the ONLY 4GB/64GB variant.

Question: Where and when can I buy the new Oppo K1?

Answer: The Oppo K1 will be available to purchase online exclusively via Flipkart starting from February 12.

Question: What are the colour options of Oppo K1 available in India?

Answer: This Oppo K1 will be available in Astral Blue and Black colour options.

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