The Chinese smartphone manufacturer has introduced its K-series in India with the launch of the new Oppo K1 smartphone. Pushing the competition to one level up in the mid-segment category, Oppo K1 comes packed with the latest features and hardware at a competitive rate of Rs 16,990. Oppo has been quietly making its impact in the sub-Rs 20,000 range with its attractive product range offered mostly offline. Now the company is focusing on the online market and Oppo K1 will be its another attempt as the smartphone will be available on Flipkart from February 12.

As everyone is preparing for the upcoming MWC 2019, Oppo is busy impressing the busiest price band of the Indian market. If we talk about the first impression of the device, it is a great buy as Oppo is offering the latest features such as in-display fingerprint sensor, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 660 AIE, AI-enabled cameras, much more without tearing down the looks.

Oppo K1 Design and Display

The design front of the Oppo K1 is stylish and attractive. With the help of a 3D gradient exterior, Oppo has managed to give it a premium feel. Use of 3D injection molding process brings endless color to the back with the help of light and shadow blending. It features a 6.41- inch AMOLED display with the protection of Corning Gorilla Glass 5.

Oppo K1 Features and Specifications

It is quite common to see privacy and security breaches nowadays with big IT giants facing hacking attacks every now and then. Oppo K1 takes the issue seriously and brings a quick responding in-display fingerprint scanner even at this budget. It is accurate as well as fast in unlocking the device with the blink of an eye.

Adding onto that, another appealing feature of the smartphone is its camera. If you are a selfie lover then this smartphone will be a perfect fit for you with the 25-megapixel front camera. The rear end of the device sports a dual-camera setup of 16MP plus 2MP sensors. Both the camera smartphones are powered by an AI Beauty feature for perfect shots without the need for editing.

On the performance front, Oppo K1 is power-driven by Snapdragon 660AIE SOC with 14nm process technology along with 4GB RAM and 64GB inbuilt storage. Note that, you do get Oppo’s ‘Hyper Boost’ in the smartphone to enhance your gameplay at a super affordable price. You can expand the storage up to 256GB with the help of a microSD card. High-end games such as PUBG Mobile stay lag-free and highly responsive on Oppo K1. There is a battery backup of 3600mAh on the device.

It’s a great buy at the price offered since most of the smartphones with similar features cost over Rs 20,000 in India. So, you can keep your tech game up without burning your pockets.