06 May 2019
UPDATE (April 29th, 2019):
After just one week, the Oppo A1k has been introduced in the Indian market. It brings exactly the same specifications and features as the variant unveiled in Russia. Its pricing has been set at INR 8,490 in India with availability only via offline stores for now. There are no words on if it will be sold via online channel.
Original (April 22nd, 2019)
The Chinese giant Oppo wraps off the cover from the mid-range A1K in Russia. Despite being the budget-friendly phone it comes with the latest dewdrop notch. The A1K sports a 6.1-inches display with HD+ screen resolution of 720 x 1560 pixels. The Corning Gorilla Glass 3 is protecting the display.
The display screen to body ratio is 87.43%. Under the hood, the MediaTek 12nm Helio P22 chipset is powering the phone. The Octa-core chipset is accompanied by 2GB RAM and 32GB storage. It supports memory expansion up to 256GB using MicroSD.
As OS the device is pre-installed with Android Pie with ColorOS 6 skin over it. The primary rear snapper is an 8MP module with f/2.2 aperture and LED flashlight. Up front, the selfie snapper is 5MP with f/2.0 aperture. It features a dedicated slot for dual SIMs and MicroSD. A 4,000mAh battery is on board to keep its lights on. For connectivity, it comes with Micro-USB port and retains the traditional 3.5mm headphone jack. However, it lacks a fingerprint scanner.
|Screen resolution||720 x 1560 pixels|
|Storage||32GB Expandable via MicroSD|
|OS||Android Pie based ColorOS 6|
|Dimensions||154.5 x 73.8 x 8.4mm|
|3.5mm headphone jack||Yes|
The Oppo A1K is available in Red and Black colors, it costs 9,990 rubles. At the moment it is still in the dark whether the Oppo A1K will be globally released or not? Feel free to share your thoughts regarding the Oppo A1k in the comments section below. Stay tuned.