OPPO reduces price of budget-friendly A1k smartphone in India
OPPO A1k, the budget-friendly smartphone which was launched in India earlier this year, has received a permanent price cut of Rs. 500. The new price is now reflecting on both the online as well as online sales channels. The handset comes with a waterdrop notched design, HD+ display, a 4,000mAh battery, and entry-level internals. Here's our roundup.
First, let's take a look at the new price
To recall, OPPO A1k was launched in India at Rs. 8,490. However, its price was reduced by Rs. 500 in June. And now, with the latest price revision, it is up for grabs at Rs. 7,490. At this price point, the phone takes on the likes of Redmi 7A, Samsung Galaxy M10, and Realme C2.
OPPO A1k: At a glance
As far as its specifications are concerned, it sports a waterdrop notched design with a bottom bezel. On the rear, the polycarbonate panel houses a single camera and an LED flash. It offers a 6.1-inch LCD display with an HD+ (720x1560 pixels) resolution and Gorilla Glass 3 protection. It misses out on fingerprint scanner, meaning you have to rely on passwords/patterns/face unlock for authentication.
For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers
In the imaging department, OPPO A1k sports a single 8MP (f/2.2) rear camera. This camera unit, accompanied by an LED flash, supports features like HDR, panorama, and 1080p video recording at 30fps. For selfies, the phone houses a 5MP (f/2.0) front-facing snapper.
Under the hood
OPPO A1k is fueled by MediaTek Helio P22 processor, paired with 2GB of RAM and 32GB of expandable storage. Under the hood, the phone runs Android Pie-based ColorOS 6 and packs a solid 4,000mAh battery. In addition, it offers all standard connectivity options including dual-SIMs (Nano), Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.2, VoLTE, GPS, micro-USB port, and a headphone jack.