Oukitel C12 Pro has been launched as the latest budget-friendly smartphone from Oukitel for those on a budget. The device has an affordable starting price and sports the trending notched screen.
Impressively, the screen to body ratio on this beauty is one of the highest for a smartphone in its price range. There’s the standard 2GB RAM and 16GB storage option, dual rear camera and Face Unlock feature.
Oukitel C12 Pro Specs and Features
・6.18-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, 480 x 996 pixels
・Android 8.1 Oreo with 2GB RAM
・Quad-core 1.5GHz MediaTek MT6739
・16GB built-in storage
・8MP + 2MP rear camera and 5MP front camera
・3300mAh non-removable Battery
Design And Display
Talk about being cheap and classy, the C12 Pro wears the crown. It uses a polycarbonate body to achieve an amazing look. There’s a UV celluloid paint at the back to give it a more polished texture.
Apart from being elegant, the device sports dual rear camera at the top middle. There’s a fingerprint scanner underneath and a LED flash right beside it. It will be available in Black, Gold and Purple colours.
Of course, there’s a notch on top of the screen. Oukitel calls this the U-notch. Nonetheless, it dishes out a 19:9 aspect ratio offering a tall screen and an impressive screen-to-body ratio. It sports a tall 6.18-inch IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with a resolution of 480 x 996 pixels and 179 pixels per inch density for clear visuals. The screen also stretches up to 81.6% screen-to-body ratio, which is impressive for a budget smartphone.
Hardware and Software
The MediaTek MT6739 takes control underneath and comes with its 28nm process technology. It’s accompanied by a 4-core processor with a clock speed of up to 1.3GHz offering smooth performance. There’s a PowerVR GE8100 graphics card handling graphics.
You get the usual 2GB of RAM space available here for multitasking through light apps. For storing files, you can store up to the 16GB storage space available or expand up to 128GB using a memory card. It runs on the latest Android 8.1 Oreo as well.
Camera, Network And Connectivity
It’s equipped with dual 8MP + 2MP rear shooters with f/2.2 + f/2.4 aperture respectively and OIS. While the 5MP selfie camera has a f/2.2 aperture and supports Face Unlock.
The C12 Pro supports 4G LTE connectivity and accommodates dual Nano SIMs. It also has support for Bluetooth 4.2, USB 2.0, Wi-Fi, Wi-Fi Hotspot and A-GPS, GLONASS.
Battery, Price And Availability
The Oukitel C12 Pro is powered by a non-removable 3300mAh battery with fast charging technology. Oukitel C12 Pro will be available on shopping stores, starting from $79 to $99, that’s about (N30,000 – N35,000).
Full Specification Of Oukitel C12 Pro
・Announced: August 2018
・Status: Available. September 2018
・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: WCDMA: B1 2100MHz / B8 900 MHz / 1900 MHz / 850 MHz
・4G Support: LTE: 800 / 900 / 1800 / 2100 / 2600 MHz
・Dual SIM Support: Yes (Nano + Nano)
・Material Type: Metal
・Dimensions: 155.7 x 76.0 x 9.7 mm
・Colour: Black, Gold, Purple
・Screen Type: IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Resolution: 480 x 996 pixels
・Pixel Density: 179ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 81.6%
・Operating system: Android 8.1 Oreo
・Processor: Quad-core 1.5GHz
・Chipset type: MediaTek MT6739
・Graphics Processing Unit: PowerVR GE8100
・Memory Card Slot: Yes, up to 128GB
・Internal storage: 16GB
・Back Camera: 8MP + 2MP
・Front Camera: 5MP
・Back Flash: Yes, LED
・Front Flash: No
・WiFi Hotspot: Yes
・Face Unlock: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Rear)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes
・Standby Time: –
・Fast Charging: No