Oukitel U19 launched at MWC 2018: Review, Specs and Price

Oukitel U19: Review

The Oukitel U19 is now official at the 2018 Mobile World Congress. A number of new smartphones were announced at the event and surprisingly most of them came with the trending top-notch which Apple made popular with the iPhone X.

Apart from the U19, Oukitel also announced the U18 as a high-end smartphone with the bezel-less top-notch display and the WP5000 as a rugged smartphone with IP68 certifications. Both will be launched before the end of March, but before then, lets focus on the Oukitel U19 which is now available. Shall we?

Design

Oukitel U19

A budget smartphone with Aluminum Alloy body, although a little Plastic was added as well. But honestly, the phone looks good for its price. The Oukitel logo is at the bottom corner as they marked their territory. Take a look at how the dual shooters adds to the beauty of the device, sitting at the top middle.

There’s a rear fingerprint scanner at the bottom corner and a dual-LED flash beside it. The phone body glows when you are out and about in the sun, which you can flaunt in style. It’s not that thick by the side, measuring 8 mm slim and weighing below 190g overall. In terms of coloring, it’s available in Blue, Black and Gold colors.

Display

Oukitel U19

More than 50% of the smartphones announced at the 2018 Mobile World Congress is bezel-less with the top-notch. It’s also impressive seeing a budget device like the U19 come with the feature as well. The super minimal bottom bezel needs to go as well, while the top-notch houses the selfie camera and other features.

The screen might not be as sharp as a flagship device but it’s still pretty standard. The 5.85-inch HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen has a screen resolution of 1512 x 720 pixels with just 286 pixel per inch density. Furthermore, it screen got up to 78% screen to body ratio while a 2.5D Curved Glass protects the screen.

Hardware and Software

Underneath the Oukitel U19 is a MediaTek MT6739 chipset with Quad-core processor. The 4-core processor reaches a maximum speed of 1.3 GHz and boasts of a 64-bit CPU architecture. Handling graphics is the PowerVR GE8100 graphics processor clocking at 570MHz.

Like most budget smartphone, it has the standard 2GB RAM and 16GB Storage space. The 2GB RAM space reaches a memory speed of 667MHz, while the 16GB storage is upgradeable up to 64GB by inserting a memory card in the SIM slot 2. The U19 runs on Android 8.0 Oreo with custom UI.

Camera

Two is always better than one, the dual rear 13MP + 5MP camera is perfect for a budget smartphone. Capturing 4K resolution images, while videos of 1080 pixels are recorded at 30 frames per second. Photographs taken with U19 boasts of 4163 x 3122 pixels in dimension. For selfies, the 5MP selfie camera should do the trick.

Battery

Powering the Oukitel U19 up is a 3600mAh non-removable Li-Po battery with fast charging technology. Typically, it shouldn’t take up to 2.4 hours to charge the battery from 0% to 100%.

 

Oukitel U19 Full Technical Specifications

General

Device Type Smartphone
Model Oukitel U19
Announced February, 2018
Released March, 2018
Status Available on Shopping stores from March

Network

2G Network Yes
3G Network Yes
4G Network Yes
SIM Type

Nano + Nano

SIM Count Dual SIM

Design

Type Aluminum Alloy + Plastic
Dimensions
Weight
Protection Yes
Colours Black, Blue, Gold

Display

Display Type HD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
Size 5.85-inch
Resolution 1512 x 720 Pixels
Colors 16M colors
Pixel Density 286ppi
Screen-To-Body Ratio 78%
Touch Screen Yes
Protection 2.5D Curved Glass
Features Multi-touch, Scratch Resistant
Secondary Display No

Camera

13MP + 5MP
Yes
Yes
Autofocus 
Continuous shooting 
Digital zoom 
Exposure compensation 
Face detection 
Geotagging 
HDR 
ISO settings 
Panorama 
Scene mode 
Self-timer 
Touch focus 
White balance settings
Yes, dual-LED flash
5MP

Software

Android 8.0 Oreo
Custom
Yes
Skype Yes
Whatsapp Yes
Facebook Yes
Youtube Yes

Hardware

MediaTek MT6739
CPU Quad-core 1.3GHz
GPU PowerVR GE8100
2GB
Internal Storage 16GB
Yes, up to 64GB

Fingerprint (Rear)
Proximity
Accelerometer
Ambient Light sensor

Controls Touchscreen, Lock Button, and Volume Key

Connectivity

Yes
Infrared No
Wi-Fi Yes
Wi-fi Hotspot Yes
USB Type Yes, microUSB
GPS Yes, with A-GPS
NFC
HDMI
Facial Recognition No
No

Battery

Battery Type Li-Po Battery
Capacity 3600mAh
Placement Non-removable
Fast Charging Yes
Standby
Talk Time
Music Play

Media

Yes, MP3, AAC, AAC+, eAAC+, WMA, MIDI, WAV, AC3, FLAC
Yes, 3GP, Mp4, MPEG4, H.263, H.264 player
Vibration, Ringtones
MP3, WAV
Yes

Yes

Other Features

– MP3/WAV/eAAC+/FlAC player
– Active noise cancellation with dedicated mic
– DivX/Xvid/MP4/H.265 player
– Photo/video editor
– Document viewer

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What is Oukitel U19 Price and Availability Status?

The Oukitel U19 will be available on Shopping stores from March starting from $139 (N35,000) to $169 (N50,000). Click on the links below to view the latest Oukitel U19 price & availability.

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1 COMMENT

  1. Battery life is always the biggest crutch of every smartphone. No matter what cool new features a phone might introduce, you still need to loosely plan when you’ll actually use those features to avoid having a dead phone by dinnertime.

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