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Oukitel K6 (2017)

Android OS v7.1 (Nougat)
Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763
Mali-T880 MP2
6 GB / 64 GB
6 inch (1080 x 2160 px)
16 + 2 MP, 4608 x 3456 px, autofocus

The manufacturer offers this phone with a 6 inch IPS display, a Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763 SoC, and 6 GB of RAM.

Will it prove its worth? I aim to reveal that by the end of my review.

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This article shares our personal experiences and thoughts about using the Oukitel K6 smartphone. We hope to offer helpful insights to others interested in this device.

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Oukitel K6 specifications

BrandOukitel
NameK6
ModelK6
Release date2017

Weight, dimensions, colors

Dimensions6.25 x 3 x 0.41 inch
Colorsblack, blue
SIM typeNano SIM

Smartphones use a Nano SIM as a small chipcard for a subscriber identity module (SIM).

System, chipset, performance

OS versionAndroid OS v7.1 (Nougat)
SoCMediatek Helio P23 MT6763
CPUOcta-core, Quad-core 2 GHz Cortex-A53, Quad-core 1.6 GHz Cortex-A53
GPUMali-T880 MP2

The Oukitel K6 comes with Android OS v7.1 (Nougat) out of the box. Google has integrated many services with Android. These include Google Maps, Gmail, and Google Drive. It's a powerful Mediatek Helio P23 MT6763 octa-core processor. It can handle complex tasks and run many applications. Many mobile devices use ARM Mali GPUs. They are well known for their good performance and power efficiency.

Display type, size, resolution

Display typeIPS
Screen size6 inch
Resolution1080 x 2160 px
Multitouch supportyes

The 6 inch IPS display has better features. These include optimal viewing angles, color accuracy, and unchanging color reproduction. The 6 inch display should be big enough for our needs. It will make viewing comfortable. This is true whether we're reading, browsing, or watching. The size of the screen is measured diagonally, from corner to corner.

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Memory, storage

RAM6 GB
Internal storage64 GB
Memory card slotmicroSD

The Oukitel K6 comes with 6 GB of RAM, which is considered to be sufficient for most users' needs. Having more RAM alone does not guarantee better performance. 64 GB of storage is usually seen as good for a smartphone. It should be enough for most users. We can expand the internal storage (64 GB) with a compatible microSD card.

Cameras, flash

Main camera16 + 2 MP, 4608 x 3456 px, autofocus
FlashDual LED
Selfie camera8 + 2 MP

Multiple cameras or depth sensors can help the smartphone. They can make its portrait mode effects more appealing. The K6 does not have optical image stabilization (OIS).

Connectivity, network, wireless

GSM 2G bands850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900
Network coverage2G / 3G / 4G
Wi-FiWi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n
Bluetoothv4.2, A2DP
GPSA-GPS, GLONASS
NFCyes
FM radioyes
USBUSB Type-C
HeadphoneUSB Type-C adapter

The Oukitel K6 supports 4G/LTE networks. This phone like all modern smartphones, is capable of connecting to Wi-Fi networks. The K6 smartphone is capable of connecting to Bluetooth devices. This phone has a built-in GPS. This phone is NFC (Near Field Communication) capable. The K6 smartphone does not have 3.5 mm headphone jack.

Battery type, capacity, charger

TypeLi-Po 6300 mAh, non-removable

The Li-Po 6300 mAh, non-removable battery gives the smartphone a good battery backup. The lithium polymer (Li-Po) battery is a light-weight, rechargeable battery. The battery of K6 isn't removable without voiding the warranty.

Features, sensors, specials

Sensorsaccelerometer, fingerprint, geomagnetic, gyroscope, light, proximity
SpecialsDual SIM, Fast charging

Today, smartphones come with many sensors. They help make the user experience better. The accelerometer provides information about the smartphone's movement in three axes. These are X (horizontal), Y (vertical), and Z (depth). The K6 phone has a fingerprint scanner. The light sensor detects the level of light in the environment. Dual SIM is great for businesses. They want to give staff a device with separate numbers and bills for personal and business use. The fast charging technology comes in handy when we need quick juice on our device.

Verdict, pros and cons

Every phone has its strengths and weaknesses, and this Oukitel phone is no exception. As with any device, there are aspects that shine and others that fall short. By examining both sides, we can paint a complete picture of what this phone has to offer. Let's explore its standout features and areas for improvement. Remember, this is just my opinion, and yours might be different.

Pros

  • appropriate screen size
  • adequate memory
  • microSD slot
  • multicamera setup
  • dual selfie camera
  • good battery
  • Dual SIM support

Cons

  • no OIS function
  • no 5G support
  • no headphone jack
  • no digital compass
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Updated: May 11, 2024

Lucas Bradley I'm Lucas Bradley, the founder of the Phone42.com site. I love technology, especially smartphones, and I've been working with tech stuff for more than 20 years. This means I've seen a lot of changes and have learned a bunch about what makes a good phone. On Phone42.com, I look at all kinds of phones. They can be from big, well-known companies or new ones trying to make their mark. I want to help people understand what's new and cool in the world of smartphones, in a way that's easy to get.
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