Oppo K1 with in-display fingerprint launched in India for ₹16,990

Oppo K1 with in-display fingerprint launched in India for ₹16,990

Rounak Jain

Chinese smartphone maker Oppo today announced the launch of its latest mid-range device, dubbed as the Oppo K1 in India. The device was launched in China in October 2018 and has made its way to India now.

The main highlight of the Oppo K1 is the in-display fingerprint sensor and it is the first device in the sub-₹20,000 price segment in India to feature this. This will help it compete with the budget devices from Xiaomi, Asus and other smartphone makers in the country.

Oppo K1 specifications

The Oppo K1 runs on Android 8.1 Oreo with the company's ColorOS 5.2 skin on top. It features a 6.4-inch Full HD+ (2340 x 1080 pixels) resolution AMOLED 2.5D curved glass display with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9. It features an in-display fingerprint sensor on the front.

In terms of performance, the Oppo K1 is powered by the octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 660 SoC coupled with Adreno 512 GPU. In terms of memory, the device features 4GB RAM and 64GB of internal storage, which can be further expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card.

Coming to the camera department, the Oppo K1 features a dual camera setup at the back consisting a 16MP primary camera with f/1.7 aperture, an LED flash and a 2MP secondary camera with f/2.4 aperture. On the front, the device sports a 25MP selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture.

The Oppo K1 is powered by a 3,600mAh battery. Connectivity options on the device include dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS and a USB port.

Pricing and availability

The Oppo K1 has been priced at ₹16,990 and will be available exclusively from Flipkart from February 12 in Astral Blue and Piano Black color options.