If you think Galaxy S8 is too expensive for you, then there are many Chinese smartphones for your choice, which are inspired by Samsung Galaxy S8 but coming with a cheap price. Oukitel K5000 is one of the budget smartphones that is inspired by Samsung Galaxy S8 full-screen design and is often compared with the S8. Now, let’s have a look at it.
Design & Display
The appearance of Oukitel K5000 looks very similar with the Galaxy S8 with a little change. It comes with a 5.7-inch IPS LCD with 18:9 full-screen, a bit smaller than Samsung S8 that is with 5.8-inch display. The screen of Oukitel K5000 supports resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels and pixel density of 282 ppi. Similar with Galaxy S8, the K5000 also has a curved design on both front and rear panels. With a detailed look, you will find that Oukitel makes some small change on K5000. The placement of selfie camera and volume / power button are on the opposite sides compared with S8. And the position of fingerprint sensor on rear panel is also changed. On S8, it’s next to the camera on right side, while on K5000, it’s below the camera. The Oukitel K5000 has three color versions including black, blue and golden.
When comes to configuration, you wil find real difference inside the Oukitel K5000 because they fall under enormous price difference. The Oukitel K5000 runs on MediaTek MT6750T octa-core chipset, while S8 packs Snapdragon 835. But you can get a similar storage space as the S8 – 4GB RAM + 64GB ROM. But for expandable memory, the K5000 only supports up to 128GB via microSD card, while S8 supports 256GB.
The K5000 runs on the latest Android 7.0 Nougat operation system. But the OS is optimized for fast and easy use without any lagging. Moreover, the K5000 comes with just the stock OS without any customized skin on the top.
In terms of camera, the Oukitel K5000 is equipped with the Sony IMX135 16.0MP (SW 21.0MP) rear camera and the Samsung 3P3 13.0MP (SW 16.0MP) front camera. You can enjoy a better experience of photography by taking high-quality pictures or capturing video at 1080P @30fps.
Compared to the 3000mAh of Galaxy S8, you get a 5000mAh battery in the Oukitel K5000 which can last more than two days on full charge on just web surfing and attending call and message. Moreover, the K5000 supports fast charging feature with a rating of 9V / 2A.
Specs: Oukitel K5000 vs Samsung S8
|Oukitel K5000||Samsung Galaxy S8|
|Design||Double curved & beze-less||Double curved & beze-less|
|Display||5.7″ 18:9 display, HD+||5.8″ 18:9 display, Quad HD+|
|CPU||MediaTek MT6750T Octa-core||Snapdragon 835 Octa-core|
|Memory||4GB RAM + 64GB ROM, 128GB expandable||4GB RAM + 64GB ROM, 256GB expandable|
|Camera||rear: 16MP + front: 13MP||rear: 12MP + front: 8MP|
|OS||Android 7.0||Android 7.0|
|Touch ID||Rear fingerprint||Rear fingerprint|
Considered as a clone of Samsung Galaxy S8, the Oukitel K5000 has a similar beze-less design of S8, but comes with better battery capacity, higher camera resolution, and cheaper price. Of course the cheap price determines the lower configuration. If you’re interested in this handset, you can now grab it at $131.99 at GearBest 11.11 promotion. Feel free to visit the product page for more details.