OPPO has been showcasing some great tech over the last few years. From proprietary design technology to impressive camera innovations, the brand has showcased one great device after another. Keeping in mind the growing preferences of online consumers and demand for a well-rounded smartphone, OPPO has launched the OPPO K10 at a starting price of ₹14999.
Great Camera Experience
Anyone who is looking for an all-rounder smartphone looks for a device that aces the camera game. The OPPO K10 comes with AI-enhanced front and rear cameras that give a flagship-grade experience.
The rear camera setup uses AI Triple Camera that comprises a 50MP main camera, a 2MP Bokeh Camera with 3P Lens, and a 2MP Macro Camera with 3P Lens. The rear camera is perfectly suited for both day and nighttime scenarios. The day photo appears clear and bright but the real magic happens during nighttime using the Nightscape mode. Here the camera automatically adjusts the exposure to give you a detailed nighttime shot. In addition to this, you also get three-night filters for the rear camera: Cosmopolitan, Astral, and Dazzle, all of which are designed to help users capture beautiful, professional night shots.
The OPPO K10 packs a powerful 16MP AI front camera with Sony IMX 471 with 5P aperture f/2.0 for ultra-clear selfies. You get to experience exceptional nighttime photography using the front camera on the K10. When taking a selfie at night the screen lights up the subject using 360-degree Fill Light. The feature works particularly well in very dark environments such as parties, birthdays, and candlelight dinners. While taking portrait selfies you can enable the HDR Portrait feature. This utilizes HDR tech to make portrait selfies appear brighter and clearer. The feature is particularly helpful when taking selfies in Backlit scenarios such as sunrise and sunset.
The most unique aspect of OPPO K10 is that it brings the AI Photo Suite (AI Night Flare Portrait, AI Natural Retouching that introduces three powerful flagship-grade features in this price segment. Using the AI Night Flare Portrait, you can achieve nightscape photos with a flare lens to capture the magic of lights at night. A big plus for a camera in the segment is that it makes natural retouching of photos possible with the AI Natural Retouching feature. The shots captured maintains the subject’s natural beauty while removing skin blemishes intelligently. The AI Palette feature on the other hand makes application of pre-fixed coloring and filters to any photograph.
Keeping up with the performance capabilities of the smartphone the OPPO K10 is powered by the Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 680 chipset. The processor adds to the performance, speed, and power management capabilities of the phone. It also supports the AI enhancements present on the camera. With 2.4 GHz clock speed, the chipset delivers a smooth and optimized gaming experience. In fact, you won’t face any lags when you play any of your high-octane games.
OPPO K10 comes in two different variants -6GB RAM + 128GB of internal storage and 8GB RAM + 128GB of internal storage. For smoother more optimized performance the device offers a Dynamic memory with RAM expansion feature that is capable of providing an additional 5GB of RAM. This alleviates the smartphone performance as it takes care of additional RAM requirements for multitasking and gaming.
The device also supports additional storage up to 1TB using a microSD card. The phone lets you transfer the system app and social media app data to your microSD card with just one tap.
For delivering superb everyday performance a smartphone has to excel in the battery and power management department. The OPPO K10 rates, high on this parameter. The device comes with a sizeable 5000mAh battery that is supported by a 33W SUPERVOOC lightning fast charging tech. The device easily lasts a day and a half with heavy usage and charges quickly when needed. Especially when short on time, the device charges in 5 minutes to deliver 3 hours and 38 minutes of calling.
The OPPO K10 also supports Type C Charging and comes with a 3.5mm audio jack which is the norm in the segment. The device offers charging port protection as the OPPO K10 uses two temperature sensors fitted inside the port to detect abnormal temperature changes and automatically stop charging for the next 10 hours to avoid any port damage.
Apart from the battery and charging tech, the device has a number of great power management systems in place usually seen in flagship-grade smartphones. With Super Nighttime Standby the device uses an AI model to learn your sleep pattern and limits the power supply to stop charging the phone once it reaches 80% capacity. It then resumes charging one hour before you wake up. This ensures a safe power supply to your battery which further enhances the overall performance of the phone. Another power management system available on the K10 is Super Power Saving mode. This kicks in when the battery level drops to 10% so that the remaining power is available to only critical applications.
What makes the OPPO K10 different from other smartphones in the segment is its unique design engineering. The device features the OPPO Glow Design that makes the back panel shimmer with a matte finish and makes it smudge-free. With IP54 dust and splash-resistant, the device is more durable than ever making for comfortable and carefree usage. In fact, the OPPO K10 has undergone rigorous testing for quality checks.
The smartphone has a 16.73cm (6.59”) 90Hz Color Rich Punch Hole Display with a 90.8% screen-to-body ratio. Even with a large screen the phone has a firm grip and does not easily slip from your hands.
Available in two color options of Black Carbon and Blue Flame, users can choose a device that matches their personal style. The subtle color on the back also features the name of the device next to the camera module giving the panel a luxe feel.
The phone is equipped with a side fingerprint to unlock which makes the unlocking process hassle-free. The device also comes with a dual speaker dual microphone that gives an enhanced calling experience.
As mentioned previously the OPPO K10 packs a 16.73cm (6.59”) 90Hz Color Rich Punch Hole Display that is FHD+ and delivers 1080*2412 of screen resolution. When viewing a video or watching any content on the smartphone the color reproduction is quite natural and the display experience is quite punchy. In fact, I greatly enjoyed extended viewing time on the smartphone.
Two features here that add to the overall display experience on this smartphone are the Adaptive Refresh rate and the All-Day Eye Comfort. Although the OPPO K10 has a 90 Hz refresh rate the tech allows the device to adjust the refresh rate based on usage. This helps in optimizing the display based on viewing and also saves unnecessary battery drain. The All-Day Eye Comfort on the other hand presents users with sunlight and moonlight display options that detect the different levels of ambient lighting to adjust screen brightness. This again ensures that not only do your eyes remain protected under various lighting conditions but you also save battery while viewing content on your smartphone.
Power-Packed value for money smartphone
The OPPO K10 is a feature-packed device that is available to consumers at a great price. With some of the flagship-grade features, OPPO has priced the device just right. Priced at INR 14999 and INR 16999 for the 6GB and 8GB variants respectively, the device will go on sale starting 29th March 12noon IST across , , and select retail outlets.
The OPPO K10 is available with various exciting offers including No Cost EMI up to 3 months, a flat discount of INR 2000 on SBI Debit/Credit Cards and EMI transaction, and INR 1000 on transactions through Standard Chartered and Bank of Baroda Credit Cards and Credit Card EMI. Customers also get a 1-year subscription to Disney + Hotstar on purchasing the smartphone and can have it delivered in just 90 minutes to select pin codes through Flipkart Quick.
Along with K10, OPPO has also launched Enco Air2, the entry-level true wireless. The new Enco Air2 true wireless earbuds come with improved audio quality. The earbuds are equipped with a 13.4mm Composite Titanized Diaphragm driver that offers AI in-call noise cancellation. These earbuds weigh just 3.5 grams which will never make you feel uneasy even if you are using them for long hours. The earbuds get fully charged in just 1.5 hours and last for 4 hours on a single charge without the case and up to 24 hours with the charging case. Enco Air2 is priced just at INR 2499 and will be available for purchase across all leading e-commerce platforms and starting March 29.
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