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Oppo K1 With In-Display Fingerprint Sensor, 25-Megapixel Selfie Camera Unveiled in India


Oppo K1 was launched in India on Wednesday, featuring an in-display fingerprint sensor and Hyper Boost tech for an optimised gaming experience. Other highlights of the Oppo K1 include its waterdrop-shaped display notch, its large 6.4-inch display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5, its dual rear camera setup, as well as its gradient design rear panel. The Oppo K1 also bears a massive 25-megapixel selfie camera, with AI-based beautification features and 296-point facial recognition. The rear camera also features AI scene detection, as well as an AI-powered portrait mode. Read on for more details about the Oppo K1, including its price in India, its release date, launch offers, and more.

Oppo K1 price in India, launch offers
The Oppo K1 price in India is set at Rs. 16,990 for the sole 4GB RAM/ 64GB storage model. It will be available in Astral Blue and Piano Black. To recall, the smartphone was launched in China back in October 2018, and included a 6GB RAM offering – we can expect this variant to be launched in India at a later date. The smartphone will be available via Flipkart from 12pm IST on February 12, the company revealed. Oppo K1 launch offers include 10 percent instant discount on Citibank credit and debit cards, no-cost EMIs, Flipkart’s buyback guarantee (90 percent value at Rs. 1), and Complete Mobile Protection.

Oppo K1 specifications
The dual-SIM (Nano) Oppo K1 runs ColorOS 5.2 based on Android 8.1 Oreo. It sports a 6.4-inch full-HD+ (1080×2340 pixels) AMOLED display with a 19.5:9 aspect ratio, 402ppi pixel density, 91 percent screen-to-body ratio, and a peak brightness of 430 nits. It is powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 660 SoC clocked at up to 1.95GHz, coupled with the Adreno 512 GPU and 4GB RAM.
Oppo K1 cameras, storage

The Oppo K1 bears a dual rear camera setup, with a primary 16-megapixel camera (f/1.7 aperture) paired with a secondary 2-megapixel camera (f/2.4 aperture). The rear camera also features an LED flash module. On the front, the Oppo K1 sports a 25-megapixel selfie camera with an f/2.0 aperture. As for storage, the smartphone ships with 64GB of inbuilt storage on both variants, which can be further expanded using the microSD card slot (upto 256GB).

Oppo K1 other key features
As for connectivity options, the Oppo K1 offers 4G VoLTE, dual-band Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth v5.0, Micro-USB port, and a 3.5mm headphone jack. The smartphone measures 158.3×75.5×7.4mm and weighs about 156 grams. Sensors on board include accelerometer, ambient light sensor, digital compass, gyroscope, and proximity sensor. The Oppo K1 bears a 3,600mAh non-removable battery. Additionally, there is a rear fingerprint sensor as well on the smartphone.

Oppo K1


Release date October 2018
Launched in India No
Form factor Touchscreen
Battery capacity (mAh) 3600
Colours Mocha Red and Van Gogh Blue


Screen size (inches) 6.40
Touchscreen Yes
Resolution 1080×2340 pixels
Aspect ratio 19.5:9


Processor 2.2GHz octa-core
Processor make Qualcomm Snapdragon 660
Internal storage 64GB
Expandable storage Yes
Expandable storage type microSD
Expandable storage up to (GB) 256


Rear camera 16-megapixel + 2-megapixel
Front camera 25-megapixel


Operating system Android 8.1 Oreo
Skin ColorOS 5.2


Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-Fi standards supported 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Bluetooth Yes, v 5.00


Fingerprint sensor Yes
Compass/ Magnetometer Yes
Proximity sensor Yes
Accelerometer Yes
Ambient light sensor Yes