The rate at which Chinese smartphone makers are releasing phones is continually increasing. One reason might be due to the stiff competition among the plethora of smartphone manufacturers. The Oukitel U11 Plus is one of Oukitel’s latest releases. The U11 Plus packs some pretty amazing features that make it comparable to some of most high-end devices.
This piece is a quick review of the Oukitel U11 Plus. The highlights and low points of the device are briefly discussed therein. I bid you to join me as we take a look at the Oukitel U11 Plus.
Specs at a glance
- 5.7-inch IPS display with 1080 x 1920 pixels
- 4GB RAM, 64GB ROM
- MediaTek MT6750T octa-core CPU and Mali –T860 MP2 GPU
- 3700mAh Li-Po battery
- Weight: 209 grams
- Dimensions: 154.1 x 79.4 x 8.3mm
- Android OS v7.0 Nougat
Design & Display
With a 5.7-inch display, you shouldn’t expect the Oukitel U11 Plus to be small on the hands. This smartphone has an metal frame – aluminum alloy – and a plastic cover – poly-carbonate. The Oukitel U11 Plus is quite sleek and slim at only 8.3mm thickness. The device height – 154mm – is slightly shorter than most 5.5-inchers.
This smartphone weighs about 209 grams. This is quite justifiable when you consider the large screen and battery. There’s also a fingerprint sensor at the back of the device below the rear camera.
The display is 5.7-inch as stated already, and has a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The display supports multi-touch functionality of up to 5 fingers at a time. Oukitel used a glass, which they call Asahi glass for the screen. With the screen you get crisp and vivid colors.
Hardware, OS & Performance
Under the hood of the U11 Plus is a MediaTek MT6750T chipset. This chip contains an octa-core processor with 4 ARM Cortex-A53 cores running at 1.5GHz and another 4 ARM Cortex-A53 cores with a clock rate of 1.0GHz. For graphics handling, you have a Mali-T860 MP2 GPU.
For storing your files and apps there is a large 64GB internal storage in combination with 4GB of memory. The internal storage can also be expanded via a microSD card.
The Oukitel U11 Plus runs on Android 7.0 Nougat OS. With the latest iteration of the Android OS preinstalled on the U11 Plus, users get access to a wide array of applications and games with some interesting features like better battery management.
There are two 13MP cameras on either sides of the Oukiel U11 Plus. Both cameras also have LED flash and can be software interpolated to 16MP. The primary camera also has auto-focus and HDR support. Both cameras are pretty good at capturing sharp images; and while the rear camera can shoot Full HD videos, the front camera can only do HD.
Moving on, the battery on the Oukitel U11 Plus is fairly remarkable. The battery type is a Lithium-Polymer with a capacity of 3700mAh and is non-removable. Oukitel included a 5V/1.5A battery charger with fast charging capability. Although there’s no word on the battery life, given the capacity, the battery should deliver a good standby time for light and average users. Heavy users can also squeeze just enough time from the battery.
The Oukitel U11 Plus is another affordable but decently spec’d smartphone with some exciting features that include a 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM, a large screen and good battery. However, with so many similarly spec’d devices already in the market, the Oukitel U11 Plus is sure going to be met with cutthroat competition.