Oukitel C8 4G Review: improved smartphone with LTE support

Oukitel C8 4G Review: improved smartphone with LTE support

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Oukitel C8 4G: improved smartphone with LTE support

In late September, the Chinese manufacturer Oukitel released its new smartphone – C8. It was a device with 18:9 display and very affordable price – up to $100. Yesterday, Oukitel introduced another device called Oukitel C8 4G. As you can see from the name, the device supports LTE. In addition, the hardware was updated.

Display

The new smartphone features the same 5.5-inch HD-display (1280 x 640 pixels) with the same 18:9 aspect ratio. By the way, new this ascpect ratio is very popular on smartphone market, so optimization of software for a new aspect ratio is a matter of time.

Oukitel C8 now supports 4G, but it's still cheap

Design

Since the display is 18:9, the width of smartphone has been decreased. So, it is more convenient to hold it in hand than the usual smartphones. It is official information from manufacturer, but we don’t know exact size Oukitel C8 4G.

New smartphone will come in five colors: pink, gold, mint, purple and, of course, blue.

By the way, the manufacturer shared the video on its own channel on YouTube, so you can see design Oukitel C8 4G in details.

Oukitel C8 now supports 4G, but it's still cheap

Oukitel C8 4G: Hardware

The device is based on MediaTek MT6737 chipset (4 cores, 1.3 GHz frequency), while the predecessor worked on already outdated MT6580A. There is 16GB of built-in memory and 2GB RAM. They are unchanged, just like the battery – all the same 3000 mAh. Also, operating system Oukitel C8 4G is still actual Android 7.0. The latest Android 8.0 Oreo isn’t available even on flagships.

Oukitel C8 now supports 4G, but it's still cheap

Oukitel C8 LTE: Features

• 5MP front camera
• 13MP back camera
• sensors: accelerometer, light and distance sensor, fingerprint reader on rear panel
• support for LTE networks (bands: 1, 3, 7, 20)
• Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0
• 3000mAh battery with normal charging (5V and 1A)
• weight 156 grams

Oukitel C8 4G: Price and release date

The sales Oukitel C8 4G start from November 11 (Chinese bachelor day and Black Friday). The price of new smartphone should be about $89.99.

Right now you can buy Oukitel C8 3G. Its price is about $69.99. When new smartphone Oukitel C8 4G will go on sale, we will add the link where you can buy it cheaper.

Oukitel C8 4G Review Video