OUKITEL K8000 Review: Astonishing Battery and AMOLED Display for low Price

OUKITEL K8000 Review: Astonishing Battery and AMOLED Display for low Price

OUKITEL can still be described as exotic in the European market. Now we are in 2017 and it has introduced the OUKITEL K8000 in our review, its latest midrange smartphone with huge battery life.

OUKITEL K8000 4G Phablet

Price: $189.99 / only 27NOV - 1DEC/

5.5 inch with 1240 x 720 Pixels, RAM: 4GB, ROM: 64GB, Battery: 8000mAh, Android 7.0, MTK6750T Octa Core 1.5GHz

OUKITEL K8000 4G Phablet

Price: $189.99 / only 27NOV - 1DEC/

5.5 inch with 1240 x 720 Pixels, RAM: 4GB, ROM: 64GB, Battery: 8000mAh, Android 7.0, MTK6750T Octa Core 1.5GHz

Let’s just see if this can tie in with the good OUKITEL smartphones of 2016.

OUKITEL K8000: Design and Appearance

The first impression of the OUKITEL K8000 is positive. The smartphone has, as now seems slowly usual, an aluminum housing.

This case offers a solid standard quality for a smartphone or $200 plus price range. Visually, the OUKITEL K8000 in analisis is fine so far, but it hardly stands out from the mass of aluminum smartphones. Only the camera or cameras and their enclosure can be described as special.

OUKITEL K8000 Review: Astonishing Battery and AMOLED Display for low Price

I was positively surprised by the weight. At 232g, the smartphone is comparatively big for a 5.5-inch aluminum device, but here’s a big battery.

The dimensions are standard so far. Unfortunately, the OUKITEL K8000 does not have a very narrow frame. Just above and below the display, the frame is quite wide.

After all, OUKITEL has installed a physical home button and two capacitive buttons underneath the display.

OUKITEL K8000 Review: Astonishing Battery and AMOLED Display for low Price

Above the display is a 13 megapixel Selfie camera. OUKITEL seems to be quite proud of them, after all, they were framed with a silver circle and brave enough to write on the front “13 megapixels”.

As a result, the front camera visually protrudes slightly.

Let’s go around the smartphone.

On the front, we find a 5.5 inch HD display, a 13 megapixel front camera and a home button with the fingerprint scanner.

OUKITEL K8000 Review: Astonishing Battery and AMOLED Display for low Price

On the top, you can only find the headphone jack and a microphone.

On the bottom are a micro USB charging port and the speaker.

On the right side of the smartphone are the three usual hardware buttons for volume and power on. These have a useful pressure point but are perhaps a little difficult to distinguish from each other, since the volume rocker is not a rocker but really two separate buttons which are the same size as the power switch.

OUKITEL K8000 Review: Astonishing Battery and AMOLED Display for low Price

On the back, there is only the 16-megapixel main camera. However, this is supported by an additional 2-megapixel camera which can record depth information.

OUKITEL K8000: Display

The OUKITEL K8000 in test features a 5.5-inch HD display using AMOLED technology.

The display looks neat in practice. Colors are strong and clear, contrasts are neat for an AMOLED panel in this price range and the viewing angles are strong.

OUKITEL K8000 Review: Astonishing Battery and AMOLED Display for low Price

The maximum brightness is also good, if not excellent! In itself, this is perfectly adequate even for use in blazing sun, but OUKITEL does not seem to use Gorilla Glass on the OUKITEL K8000.

Why? This reflects above average and shows little resistance to fingerprints.

OUKITEL K8000 Review: Astonishing Battery and AMOLED Display for low Price

Therefore, the bottom line is the outdoor capability despite the high brightness of the display rather mediocre.

Incidentally, the display glass is slightly rounded at its edges, which makes wiping gestures a little more pleasant.

OUKITEL K8000: Hardware and Performance

The OUKITEL K8000 has nice specs for its price, it powered by an MTK6750T Octa Core with 1.5GHz which is combined with 4GB of RAM. The MTK6750T is a fairly current Octa-core SoC which is located in the upper entry-level class.

Before we come to everyday use, let’s look at a few benchmarks, ie theoretical performance tests.

OUKITEL K8000 Review: Astonishing Battery and AMOLED Display for low Price

In the theoretical tests, the OUKITEL K8000 makes a very decent figure. The MTK6750T is about as fast as the slightly older MTK6750.

Therefore, the everyday performance should be more than solid.

Fortunately, the OUKITEL K8000 runs pretty well hardware and fast in everyday life. The smartphone feels as fast and good as you would expect from a midrange device.

OUKITEL K8000 Review: Astonishing Battery and AMOLED Display for low Price

Meaning, the user interface runs as well as possible and also the standard apps like Facebook and co. start pretty fast and run smoothly.

Slight deficits exist in “gaming”. Of course, the 08/15 games of all Pokemon Go, Angry Birds, Cut the Rope etc. are no problem.

It gets a little bit harder in “high end” games like Asphalt 8, Modern Combat 5 etc. Here you have to live with either stuttering or a reduced graphics.

However, 99% of all games will be playable on the OUKITEL K8000. Nevertheless, there are better smartphones for gamers.

OUKITEL K8000 Review: Astonishing Battery and AMOLED Display for low Price

The 4GB of RAM make the OUKITEL K8000 a pretty multitasking strong smartphone. Apps are comparatively rarely closed and therefore need to recharge only rarely when re-recall. Of course, one should not compare this with the high-end smartphones, which can usually hold even more apps with 4GB of RAM (presumably because the SoC has more power in them).

So if you jump back and forth between apps, you might still enjoy something more than a device with only 2GB of RAM.

The GPS of the OUKITEL K8000 in analisis is also pleasingly fast. This found my position fast and accurate. Who wants to use the Blade V8 to navigate, will have no problems with it.

Also fast and accurate is the fingerprint scanner which is installed on the home button. This is on the level of a Samsung Galaxy S7 in terms of both the pace and the reliability, great!

OUKITEL K8000: Sound

The OUKITEL K8000 has a speaker on the bottom. Unfortunately, this one is pretty easy to hide, on the other not sonically outstanding.

The speaker is very thin and weak-breasted. The volume is sufficient but really much music you do not want to hear about this.

OUKITEL K8000 Review: Astonishing Battery and AMOLED Display for low Price

The headphone output is a little better, but even this one did not really knock me out with Dolby Audio or a sock. Here is also offered at most a standard sound quality, the emphasis is unfortunately on maximum.

On the phone in our analisis quality, however, I have nothing to complain about. The auricle is loud and apprehends clear and even my counterpart could understand me well at any time.

OUKITEL K8000: Camera

The OUKITEL K8000 smartphone has two cameras on the back. One of them is the main camera and the other takes depth information in a special mode.

The latter should lead to a background blur effect as with an SLR camera.

OUKITEL K8000 Review: Astonishing Battery and AMOLED Display for low Price

The main camera has 16 megapixels and an aperture of f2.0, which is the usual standard. The second camera has only 2 megapixels, but this is sufficient for collecting deep information.

Before we come to the picture quality a few general information about the camera and its app. The camera app used by OUKITEL is neat. This is visually appealing, has a usable automatic mode and a full manual mode that is rarely seen in this price range.

The app launches quickly and generally, the camera works happily afloat. Normal photos can be taken without delay in succession and even HDR images need only about 0.5 seconds.

This makes the OUKITEL K8000 in our review one of the briskest smartphones under $190 price range.

A photo of the OUKITEL K8000 takes on average around the 2MB, are therefore quite compressed. Interestingly, pictures with the background blur effect become significantly larger with over 12MB.

OUKITEL K8000 Review: Astonishing Battery and AMOLED Display for low Price

Yes, the camera of the OUKITEL K8000 is reasonable! Even with the currently quite changeable weather, the smartphone creates color accurate and sharp images to deliver.

Also, the brightness and the contrasts fit.

Sometimes I have the feeling that the image compression is perhaps a bit aggressive and swallowed fine details but on the whole, you are here in a very satisfactory area.

For Facebook, WhatsApp, and co. the pictures are perfect. Even on vacation as a 2nd camera, the OUKITEL K8000 for its low price would do a useful job.

OUKITEL K8000 Review: Astonishing Battery and AMOLED Display for low Price

Even in low light, the pictures are slightly better than average. However, you have to be careful that the photos are not blurred. Comparatively many test pictures which I have made in low light conditions are somewhat blurry due to tangles.

However, from 2-3 pictures of the same subject was usually one which was really good and relatively low noise.

In unfavorable lighting conditions, I would, therefore, advise to take 2-3 shots of the same subject and to select the best.

Videos are of good quality. However, the focus is rather mediocre for Full HD recordings. For colors and contrasts, as with the photos.

Also very mediocre is the microphone. The sound of video recordings echoes something inexplicably, which sounds strange depending on the situation.

I was positively surprised by the software image stabilizer. He does a surprisingly good job without distorting the recording. Steps and the normal wobbling is well filtered out.

Therefore, the background blur would have to be totally realistic, right?

OUKITEL K8000 Review: Astonishing Battery and AMOLED Display for low Price

Well, the OUKITEL K8000 in first look even makes a useful job as far as this background blur is concerned. It depends on how hard you set it. On the higher levels, you can see very clearly that this is just a software feature, but on the middle levels the whole thing seems reasonable depending on the object.

Of course, it is not perfect, but if you have fun trying it out, you will be able to enjoy beautiful shots with this mode.

Finally, a few words about the front camera. This is good to very good. Recordings are clear and detailed, only the brightness was a bit low. Something may have to be intervened manually.

But aside from that, thumbs up, one of the best front cameras I have ever seen on a $200-300 smartphone!

OUKITEL K8000: Software

OUKITEL K8000 relies on Android 7.0. Unlike previous OUKITEL smartphones, the software on the OUKITEL K8000 is comparatively “clean”.

Yes, the user interface has been adapted quite a bit by OUKITEL but this is quite tasteful and discreet.

OUKITEL K8000 Review: Astonishing Battery and AMOLED Display for low Price

The furnishing process is largely the standard Android furnishing process with two small changes. For example, you will be asked if you want to use “Okay Google” permanently and what arrangement the Touch buttons should have below the display.

When you have finished setting up the smartphone, you will end up on the Home screen. This does not have an app drawer, which means that all apps land on the individual pages of the launcher, just like with Apple smartphones.

OUKITEL K8000 Review: Astonishing Battery and AMOLED Display for low Price

Here, this “launcher” uses quadrangular app icons, also the icons of other applications which you install later will be deformed accordingly. This can partly look a bit strange.

OUKITEL installs some “bonus apps” by default. How to speak to social media apps like Facebook or Instagram but also about various games to an antivirus protection of AVG. These apps can be uninstalled on request.

Of the internal 64GB memory are still around 47.8GB at leisure, which is okay.

OUKITEL K8000 Review: Astonishing Battery and AMOLED Display for low Price

In addition to these bonus apps, the OUKITEL K8000 also offers several other quite useful features. These include a simple gesture control or a one-handed mode.

Also, for example, the lock screen background is exchanged for a new each time you unlock, so that never bored prevails.

OUKITEL K8000: Battery

So, there is the main feature of OUKITEL K8000 has an 8000mAh battery. This ensures a solid and outstanding duration.

OUKITEL K8000 Review: Astonishing Battery and AMOLED Display for low Price

In my usual practice test of big battery phone in our reviews with a colorful mix of web surfing, social media, light gaming and so on, the K8000 achieved a battery life of around 12.5 hours with an “indoor” display brightness, which is okay.

OUKITEL K8000 Review: Astonishing Battery and AMOLED Display for low Price

The vast majority of users will come with the smartphone easily through the day. Few users could possibly create a second day. But OUKITEL K8000 can use almost 3 days without charging.

OUKITEL K8000: Conclusions and Reviews

The OUKITEL K8000 in our review is a pleasingly successful all-around smartphone! This has no real weakness, all components are consistently at a good level. Here I am talking about the camera, the battery, the performance, the display, etc.

OUKITEL K8000 Review: Astonishing Battery and AMOLED Display for low Price

I have nothing to complain about! So thumbs up for the OUKITEL K8000, a successful smartphone!

However, the OUKITEL K8000 will have it easy. Unfortunately, there is one thing the smartphone lacks, namely the salient argument. All components of the smartphone are solid to good but for example, neither the camera nor the performance is something unique in the $200 price range.

Also, you can read more about other devices of OUKITEL.

OUKITEL K8000: Price and Where to buy cheaper?

OUKITEL K8000 Review: Astonishing Battery and AMOLED Display for low Price

So you can buy a new phone at a low and affordable price for only $ 189.99 from 27 Nov to 1 Dec. This is a new phone with good batteries and a quality AMOLED display all you need.

OUKITEL K8000 4G Phablet

Price: $189.99 / only 27NOV - 1DEC/

5.5 inch with 1240 x 720 Pixels, RAM: 4GB, ROM: 64GB, Battery: 8000mAh, Android 7.0, MTK6750T Octa Core 1.5GHz

OUKITEL K8000 4G Phablet

Price: $189.99 / only 27NOV - 1DEC/

5.5 inch with 1240 x 720 Pixels, RAM: 4GB, ROM: 64GB, Battery: 8000mAh, Android 7.0, MTK6750T Octa Core 1.5GHz

OUKITEL K8000 Review: Astonishing Battery and AMOLED Display for low Price was last modified: November 29th, 2017 by Boby Sanburn