Oukitel has recently launched a new smartphone i.e Oukitel K4000 that comes powered by MediaTEk MT6735 Quad-core processor clocked at 1.0 GHz and comes with 2 GB RAM and 16 GB as its internal stoarge. The best part about the device is it comes with a huge 4000 mAh battery and runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop. IF you have purchased the device, then here are few tips and tricks that can hep your in exploring your device with ease.
Insertion of the SIM card is the very first thing that you do when you purchase a new device. To insert a SIM card on your K4000, Power off your device and remove the back panel. Now remove the battery and insert the SIM card in the respective slots and place the battery. Further put back the cover and power on your device. You have successfully inserted SIM card on your device.
Oukitel K4000 is a dual SIM smartphone and supports dual standby. The SIM card supported by the device is Micro SIM card.
Sharing Data network can be done using the tethering mode on your device. To share a Data Network on your K4000, open the settings and tap on more. In the new window, tap on Tethering and Portable hotspot and click on Wi-Fi hotspot. Now toggle the off button to enable that on your device. The network name and password for the device can be set by tapping on Set up Wi-Fi hotspot.
There are two ways using which you can capture a screenshot on your device.
Method 1: Screenshot can be captured by pressing the power button long with the volume down button on your device.
Method 2: Swipe the three fingers from top to bottom of the screen to capture the screenshot, but this option must be enabled in the screen on gesture menu on your device.
The screenshot captured using any of the methods is saved to the gallery on your device. Screenshot can also be quickly accessed from the notification panel on your device.
Regular Android updates help in fixing the bugs on the device increasing the performance of the device. To check for updates on your device tap on the Wireless updates in the App Drawer. In the Wireless updates window, tap on check for Updates. The device checks for updates and if there are no updates available on the device then a message stating “Your system is currently up to date” is displayed on the screen.
External Apps can be installed by enabling the Unknown sources option on your device. To install an external app on your device, open the Settings and tap on Security in the personal section. In the new window, tap on Unknown sources and click on the Ok button in the pop-up to enable that on your device. Now you can install any external app with an apk file on your device. Before you install, make sure that the app that you will install must not harm your device.
The quick settings in the notification panel cannot be customized on your device.
Power saving mode enhances the battery life in case of Low battery. To use this on your device, open the Settings and click on the battery in the device section and tap on the three-dotted button that is on the top right of the screen. Now click on battery saver and toggle the off button to enable that on your device. There is an option using which the power saving will be automatically activated when the battery is low to 5% or 15%.
Acceleration, Light, and Proximity are the sensors available on the device and helps in automating the device.
No there is no LED notification lights available on the device.
Screen pinning option is available on the devices with Android lollipop on it. The device comes with Android 5.1 so to use the screen pinning feature on your device, open the Settings and tap on Security. In the new window, head over to Advanced and tap on screen pinning and toggle the off button to enable that on your device. Now open the recent menu by tapping on the overview button and click on the pin icon on the app that you want to pin on your home screen. To unpin the pinned screen, you need to press the back and recent button to together firmly for about 2-3 sec.
Air Shuffle option is same as that of the air view option available on the Samsung devices. In this, you can control the functions of the application just by waving the hand on the screen. To use this on your device, open the Touch Letters application from the app drawer and tap on shuffle. In the Air Shuffle window toggle the off button to enable that on your device. The list of option in Air Shuffle window are Gallery, Launcher, Music, Camera, and FM. You need to tap on the checkbox adjacent to the options to use them on your device.
The device comes with Wireless Update, Backup & Restore, Sound Recorder, File Manager, Touch Letters, browser, few basic tools and few google related apps pre-installed.
Yes, there is an option available on the device using which you can move apps from internal storage to SD card on your device and vice versa. To move an app on your device, open the Settings and tap on Apps in the device section. In the app window, select the app that you want to move and tap on it. Now in the app info window, click on Move to SD Card button. The app is successfully moved from internal to external SD card on your device, and the button is changed to Move to Internal Storage.
The device comes with few bloatware applications like Facebook, WhatsApp and Twitter pre-installed.
Yes, you can remove the bloatware apps by uninstalling them from your device. To remove an application, you can uninstall it from the app info window or else just press the app firmly for 2-3 seconds and drag to the uninstall option on the top of the screen. A new pop-up appears on the screen stating “Do you want to uninstall this app?” click on the OK button to remove the app from your device.
The device comes with 16 GB of internal storage, and around 12.11GB of space is available for the users rest of the spaces is occupied by the OS and pre-installed apps on the device.
The device comes with 2 GB RAM out of which system uses 179MB of RAM, and pre-installed apps use 123MB of RAM and around 1.6GB of free RAM is available on the device when no apps are running on it.
Screen On gestures helps in using the options when the screen is on of your device. The screen on gestures available on the device is Double click to lock screen and three fingers screenshot. To use these options on your device, open the Touch Letters app from the app drawer and tap on Screen on gestures. Now toggle the off button to enable that screen on gestures and click on the checkbox adjacent to the options to use them on the device.
No, the device doesn’t support the OTG Drive.
The SAR value of the device is still Unknown and will be updated once we get the complete information about it.
Benchmarking scores help us to know the performance of the device as per its Hardware and software configuration. After testing the device various benchmarking tools here are their respective scores.
Antutu benchmark score: 16180
Vellamo Multicore score: 1203
Vellamo Metal score: 781
Browser Score: 1498
Geekbench Single-core score: 475
Geekbench Multi-core score: 1368
Quadrant Standard score: 9114
The device comes with Android 5.1 Lollipop on it out of the box. There is no information about the device getting the Android Marshmallow Update. You can check the list of the devices that will get the Android M update by the end of the year.
Smart Wake Up gestures are the screen-off gestures available on the device and help in opening the applications directly from the locked screen on your device. To use these options on your device, open the Touch Letters application and tap on Smart WakeUp and toggle the off button adjacent to SmartWakeUp option to enable that on your device. The screen off options include the gesture c, o, m, e, w, z, v, s, slide up and slide down where you can assign any of the applications by tapping on them. The other gesture motions are switch music and double tap to wake the screen that must be enabled by tapping on the checkbox on the device.
Quick boot option helps in booting your device 5 times faster than the actual boot. To use this on your device, press the power button firmly until the power window opens. Now in the power window, tap on Quick boot to enable that on your device. After testing the device, we found that the normal boot took 29.96 seconds and in the quick boot the device has booted in 6.00 seconds.
These are the general questions a user search for when he purchases a new device. If you have any queries related to the device or else any other device, pass them in the comment box, we will get back to you.