Oukitel C8 -nicknamed ‘The next killer’- is an entry-level Android smartphone from the Chinese OEM, although having a mediocre spec sheet, the device is intended to draw lots of attraction with its modest price tag and body design.
Speaking of design, the Oukitel C8 comes with a somewhat infinity display which is very rear in the low-end category of smartphones, the device is also said to have a sleek body design that improves phone handling.
Oukitel C8 Key Specs
- OS: Android 7.0 Nougat
- Fingerprint: Back-mounted
- SIM Type: Dual SIM (Nano + Micro)
- 4G LTE: NO
- Screen Size : 5.5 Inches HD IPS Touchscreen
- Screen Resolution: 640 x 1280 pixels (260 PPI)
- Processor Type: Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex A7
- Chipset: MediaTek MT6580A
- RAM: 2 GB
- Internal Storage: 16 GB
- Back Camera: 8MP (13MP interpolated) camera & Dual LED Flash
- Front Camera: 2MP (5MP interpolated) Camera with selfie flash
- Battery: Removable 3000 mAh
Oukitel C8 Features Overview
Oukitel C8 has a phablet-sized screen that measures 5.5 inches diagonally with an HD display quality of 640 by 1280 pixels. Pixels Per-square Inch (PPI) is set at 260, the phone has an impressive 18:9 body to screen ratio (No side bezels). There is an anti-scratch 2.5D curved glass on top for screen protection.
Pre-installed operating system is the Android 7.0 Nougat, the C8 device hosts a 16 GB ROM for internal storage purposes but you can expand this to up to 64 GB with micro SD card if you require more storage space on the device.
Oukitel C8 pulls an 8 mega pixels camera (interpolated with 13 mega pixels) at the back with dual LED flash, at the front is a 2 mega pixels camera (interpolated with 5 mega pixels) with selfie flash to enhance image quality in darker conditions.
A Quad-core 1.3 GHz cortex-A7 CPU is on board with a Mediatek MT6580A chipset to power the Oukitel C8, 2 GB RAM handles your multitasking needs on the device while Graphics Processing Unit sees a Mali-400MP.
The 3000 mAh battery on the Oukitel C8 is removable which is rarely seen in recent smartphone. One major downside of the C8 smartphone is the absence of 4G network.
The device comes with only 2G and 3G network option with dual SIM standby (1 micro and 1 nano SIM), connectivity option includes; Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 3.5mm headphone jack and Micro-USB port.
Oukitel C8 body is made out of plastic with various color options which includes; Sunny Gold, Midnight Black, Orchid Purple, Rosy Pink and Sky Blue colors. The device also has a back-mounted fingerprint scanner for security purposes.
Oukitel C8 price starts around 60 USD which translates to about 23,000 naira in Nigeria, the device is available for pre-order on different online retail stores.
Oukitel C8 Best Alternatives
If, for some reason you’re not satisfied with what the Oukitel C8 has to offer, the company has other good alternatives like the Oukitel k3 and Oukitel U13. Oukitel is also working on another device with infinity display: Oukitel Mix 2. You can decide to go for other budget Android phones like the Infinix Smart or Tecno Spark Plus.
Oukitel C8 Detailed Specs
|2G Network||GSM: 850/ 900/ 1800/ 1900 MHz|
|3G Network||GSM 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 – SIM 1 & SIM 2|
|SIM||Dual SIM (1 micro + 1 Nano)|
|Status||Available: September 2017|
|Dimensions||– 147 x 70.5 x 10.2 mm|
– Weight: 156g
|Colors||Sunny Gold, Midnight Black, Orchid Purple, Rosy Pink and Sky Blue|
|Type||HD IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors with multi-touch (up to 5 fingers)|
|Size||5.5 inches, 640 x 1280 pixels, 260 Pixels Per-square Inch (2.5 curved glass)|
Memory And OS
|Card slot||Up to 64 GB with micro SD|
|OS||Android 7.0 Nougat|
|Processors||– Quad-core 1.3 GHz Cortex-A7|
– Mediatek MT6580A chipset
– Mali-400MP GPU
|Alert types||Vibration; MP3, WAV ringtones|
|Audio port||3.5mm jack|
|2G||GPRS up to 3.1 Mbps|
|3G||HSPA – 42.2/5.76 Mbps|
|WIFI||Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Wi-Fi hotspot, Wi-Fi direct|
|Bluetooth||Version 4.0, A2DP, EDR, LE|
|GPS||Yes, with A-GPS, GLONASS|
|Primary||– 8 MP (13 MP interpolated) – phase detection & laser autofocus, LED flash (dual tone)|
– FEATURES: Geo-tagging, touch focus, face detection, HDR, panorama
|Secondary||2 MP (5 MP interpolated) with selfie flash|
|Capacity||Removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery|
|Sensors||Fingerprint (rear-mounted), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass|
|Messaging||SMS, MMS, Email, Push Mail, IM|
|Miscellaneous||– FM radio: Yes|
– XviD/MP4/H.265 player
– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/Flac player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer
|Price level||About 22,000 naira (60 USD)|