As teased earlier, OPPO has introduced the all-new K series by launching the OPPO K1 smartphone in China today. The new OPPO K1 is the most affordable smartphone to sport an in-display fingerprint scanner. OPPO has already introduced the in-display fingerprint scanner with the high-end OPPO R17 smartphones. The device comes with a glossy finish back body with curved edges. It comes in Mocha Red and Van Gogh Blue (gradient finish) color options.
Talking about the specifications, the device sports a 6.4-inch AMOLED display with Full HD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels) resolution and waterdrop notch. Under the hood is the 14nm Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 octa-core processor coupled Kryo 260 CPU and Adreno 512 GPU. The device comes in 4GB and 6GB RAM variants with 64GB of internal storage. There is also a MicroSD card slot for further expansion of storage.
In the camera department, the OPPO K1 sports 16MP + 2MP dual cameras on the rear and a 25MP single camera on the front. It is backed by a 3600mAh non-removable battery and comes with 5V/2A power adapter. Considering its price tag, the company skipped offering the VOOC Flash charge fast charging technology. Connectivity options include 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS, 3.5mm audio jack, and a MicroUSB 2.0 port.
It runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with Color OS 5.2 skin on top. The OPPO K1 measures 158.3 x 75.5 x 7.4 mm and weighs 156 grams. The device sports an in-display fingerprint sensor and also support face unlock. Coming to the pricing, the OPPO K1 with 4GB and 6GB RAM will be costing 1599 Yuan and 1799 Yuan respectively. Stay tuned on Phone Radar for more details!