Oppo A1k 

price₹ 8,490 onwards

launchApr, 2019

22.7

excellence score

68.8

value for money score

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Design

  • Looks nice with a snazzy plastic shell with matte finish (though a subtle gradient finish or some kind of patterned design, as is the trend these days, would have been even better)
  • Good build quality
  • Face unlock works decently well
  • No rear fingerprint reader

Display

  • Large 6.1-inch display, with a modern dewdrop-style notch design
  • Legibility under sunlight could have been better

Software

  • ColorOS UI packs a bunch of add-on features like the smart sidebar, which makes multitasking more convenient
  • There is also plenty of pre-installed bloatware - though thankfully these apps can be uninstalled

Performance

  • While the Helio P22 (similar to Snapdragon 625) provides for decent day-to-day performance, the RAM being limited to 2GB means that multi-tasking is not that convenient

Camera

  • Both the rear and front cameras support Portrait mode using software algorithms, which works just fine
  • Average single rear camera, on the whole - while daylight shots are decent and offer enough details, low light performance is poor
  • Average front camera too, on the whole - again while it can click decent shots in daylight, low light shots are ordinary

Battery

  • Large 4000mAh battery means the device can easily last over a day and a half on a single charge

Verdict

  • Overall, the Oppo A1k, while it has some positives, feels a bit overpriced - especially considering that you can get a very similar specs Realme C2 smartphone at a significantly lower price

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Oppo A1k Specifications

Operating System
Smartphone OSAndroid 9.0 PieLow likelihood of getting updated to next Android version
Display
TouchscreenYes (Capacitive)
Screen Size6.1 inches
Screen Resolution720x1560 pixels (~ 282 pixels per inch)
Display TypeIPS LCD
Tall Aspect Ratio / Minimal BezelsYes
NotchYes
Scratch Resistant DisplayYes, Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Sensors
  • Accelerometer
  • Proximity Sensor
  • Ambient Light Sensor
Face UnlockYes
Processor/RAM
Processor2 GHz, Octa Core, MediaTek Helio P22Ranked #47 in Mobile Processor Benchmarks
GPUPowerVR GE8320
RAM2 GB
Memory
Internal Memory32 GB
Expandable Memory Slotup to 256 GB
Battery
Battery Capacity4000 mAh
Fast ChargingYes
Dimensions
Weight170 gm
Thickness8.4 mm
Camera
Primary Camera8MP
Camera Auto-FocusYes
Camera FlashYes
HD Video RecordingYes (Full HD)
Other Camera Features
  • F/2.2 Aperture
  • 1/3.2" Sensor Size
  • 1.4um Pixel Size
  • HDR
  • Panorama
Secondary Camera5MP
Secondary Camera Features
  • F/2.0 Aperture
  • 1/5" Sensor Size
  • 1.12um Pixel Size
  • HDR
Connectivity
BluetoothYes
Connecting PortUSB
USB On-The-GoYes
WiFiYes
WiFi DirectYes
4GYes
VoLTEYes
3GYes
2G Internet (GPRS/EDGE)Yes
GPSYes + GLONASS + BeiDou
CompassYes
More
App StoreGoogle Play Store
Dual SIMGSM+GSM
Noise FiltrationYes
FM RadioYes

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