Oukitel is a Chinese mobile manufacturing company that received its license in 2008. The company has built its R&D centers in Shanghai and Shenzhen. It mainly deals in budget phones in entry-level and mid-range sections. The company sells its mobile phones in a very limited market. In the last couple of weeks, there have been a lot of rumors about the new handset by the company. Dubbed as Oukitel U20 Plus, the phone was rumored to be launched with Dual camera setup in affordable price range. It was considered as a mere rumor in the beginning, but the company has actually launched the phone with great optics. The MRP of the phone is USD 119.99 which roughly makes Rs.7726/- only.
Features of Oukitel U20 Plus
The phone features 5.5-inch IPS LCD touchscreen display with the screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. It gives the pixel density of approx 401 ppi and supports multi-touch as well.
Processor and memory
It comes with MediaTek MT6737T chipset coupled with the octa-core processor clocked at 1.3 GHz. The phone also packs Mali T720 GPU for better graphics, video playback, and gaming experience. It sports 2 GB RAM and 16 GB internal storage which is further expandable to 32 GB via microSD card.
As mentioned above, it comes with Dual Camera setup which is not common in the budget phones. It packs 13-megapixel and a 2-megapixel rear camera setup with LED flash module. The rear camera supports features like autofocus, geo-tagging, touch focus, HDR, and panorama. Oukitel U20 Plus can shoot videos at a maximum resolution of 1080p at 30 frames per second. The Oukitel U20 Plus also packs an 8-megapixel front camera which is good enough for selfies and video chat.
The phone can support DUAL SIM and has connectivity options to 2G, 3G, and 4G LTE bands. It uses GPRS, EDGE and LTE networks for mobile Internet. Other connectivity options include Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, and GPS. Oukitel U20 Plus can be used as a hotspot for sharing mobile internet connection. The phone uses microUSB v2.0 for wired connectivity and charging.
The phone weighs 193 grams and the dimensions are 154 mm x 77.5 mm x 8.5mm. It runs on Android 6.0 marshmallow. It comes with a fingerprint scanner for enhanced security. Other sensors like Gravity, Light, Proximity, and magnetometer are there for better user experience. The Oukitel U20 Plus packs 3.5mm audio jack with FM radio support. It comes with active noise cancellation with dedicated mic for better voice quality. It packs non-removable Li-Ion 3000 mAh battery. The Oukitel U20 Plus is available in Black and White color options.
Oukitel has launched a number of handsets in the past with great innards but the very affordable price tag. With the new handset i.e. U20 Plus, it has shown the mobile industry that Dual Camera setup is possible in affordable section as well. In 2017, Dual camera setup on the rear as well as the front panel will be a hot feature in almost every mobile section. With this handset, Oukitel has made sure that it can compete very well with companies like Xiaomi, Samsung, etc. in coming months.