OUKITEL K5000 Review : A 4G Phablet With Galaxy S8 Design

In the market of smartphone, the Chinese company is gaining momentum by offering cell phone with premium features at competitive price tags. One such manufacturer is Oukitel. Their new product, i.e., the Oukitel K5000 is a 4G smartphone with a large display (5.7-inch), which makes it come under the category of a phablet. It comes in three color variants: Black, Blue, and Golden color. As the name suggests, the device supports up to 4G LTE connection. The device is priced at $161.55. Do not get away with low price; this budget product offers one of the best premium features at this price range. You can buy the product from Gearbest.

When you look at the smartphone for the first time, you will immediately think of Samsung Galaxy S8. Yes, you are correct, the smartphone design was insipid by the above Samsung device. The outside look almost similar with little change in the rear camera placement and the fingerprint sensor. But on the inside, you will find the real difference. You get a MediaTek processor with high bandwidth RAM to go with it. You get a similar storage space as the Galaxy S8, but you get a bigger battery than the Samsung Galaxy S8. But on the other side, you cannot really compare both the device as they fall under enormous price difference. You even get a great camera both front and rear camera which can take high-quality pictures. You can even capture video at 1080P at 30 frames per second. Below we have discussed the features and specification of the K5000 4G Phablet in details below.

Oukitel K5000 Review

The Oukitel K5000 offers one of the best smartphones at the budget price tag. The look and feel of the device is premium with the bezel-less double-sided curved display. The volume button and the power button comes on the right side of the device. You get the micro USB at the bottom. The design and look will show that the design was inspired from the Samsung Galaxy S8, but there is the difference in hardware, not to mention there is a considerable margin of the price tag (almost 5 times).

At a glance:

Memory64 GB storage space with additional space for 64 GB. 4GB of RAM
Processor and OS1.5 GHz Octa-Core Processor with Android 7.0 out of the box
Display5.7” display with a resolution of 1440 x 720
Battery5000 mAh with usage of up to 1.5 days on normal use
CameraRear Camera: 16.0 MP auto-focus, Front Camera: 21.0 MP
ConnectivityWi-Fi, Bluetooth Connection, GSM, 2G, 3G and 4G LTE are present
PortsTF card slot, Micro USB, 3.5mm headphone jack


Features and Specification:

Operating System (OS): The Oukitel K5000 comes with the latest Android operating system.

  • You get the latest Android 7.0 Nougat with the device.
  • The OS is optimized for fast and easy use without any lagging
  • The device comes with just the stock OS without any customized skin on the top. You get to experience the stock OS.

Battery: To run your device and use it everyday you need to have a big battery, and that is what Oukitel has provided in this smartphone.

  • The device comes with a big 5000 mAh Lithium-ion
  • The battery is not removable from the device.
  • The device supports fast charging feature with a rating of 9V / 2A.
  • On just web surfing and attending call and message the device can last more than two days on full charge.
  • Below we have added the duration of each activity on a full

Display: The smartphone comes with a large display to contrast the name of being a phablet. The screen is curved to give a good look.

  • Screen Size: The device comes with a large 5.7-inch display. Increasing the display area by many folds.
  • Screen Resolution: The device comes with a resolution is 1440 x 720. Although not full HD, the 720p HD quality is good enough for web surfing or watching videos.
  • Display Type: The K5000 comes with IPS LCD screen which ensures crisp display with good color contrast.
  • Touchscreen: The device comes with capacitive touchscreen with multi-touch screen
  • The screen comes with an aspect ratio of 18:9 compared to infamous 16:9 aspect ratio has 90% of the device with a screen.
  • The display is curved on both the side with a 5D curved display which adds to look for the device.
  • The pixel density is a bit less due to large size, it has 282 PPI, but it is enough to have a good view.

Processor: The brain of the device. To make the device smart, Oukitel has added a powerful processor and a GPU to support all you work and graphics with ease.

Specs: The device comes with fast MediaTek processor with ARM Cortex core.

  • You get the MediaTek MTK6750T which has four cores clocked at 1.5 GHz and other four cores clocked at 1 GHz.
  • It comes with 8 cores (Octa-core) of ARM Cortex – A53.
  • The System on Chip (SoC), comes with comes with integrated LTE which allows you have a fast downloading speed than 3G.
  • It supports both 32- bit as well as 64- bit.

GraphicsComes with Integrated GPU to handle all the graphics of your games or the graphics of your HD videos.

  • You get ARM Mali – T860 MP2 as your graphics unit.
  • The GPU comes with2 cores each is clocked at 520 MHz

Memory: An important of all smartphone is how much storage space you get so you can save all your files and data on your phone itself.

  • Internal Memory: The device comes with fast flash memory for your internal storage space.
    • You get a storage space of 64 GB for your storage space.
  • External Memory: If the internal storage space falls short of your expectation, then there is scope to increase your storage space.
    • The device comes with a TF card slot, which supports micro SD card to increase the storage space.
    • The device supports external storage space up to 64 GB by micro SD card.

RAM: The powerful processor is incomplete with a big RAM to go with it to run at the highest potential.

  • The device comes with 4 GB RAM to support the processor.
  • The high bandwidth RAM offers fast execution of process and provides a high level of multitasking.
  • Run all your games without any lagging.

Camera: One of the attractions of the device is the big camera that you get with it.

  • On the front- facing, you get a big 21 MP camera.
  • The front camera is the Samsung’s 3P3, one of the best camera available. Shoot image with the highest quality.
  • The rear camera houses a 16 MP autofocus camera with a LED flash.
  • The rear camera is Sony’s IMX135. Which will surely make you fall in love with it!
  • Zoom up to 22 times the original, also control the Exposer and ISO settings.
  • You can also shoot full HD videos at 30 frames per second (fps) using the rear camera.
  • You can capture image resolution up to 4128 x 3096 pixels.
  • Offers many camera features like digital zoom, face detection, touch to focus, HDR and continuous shooting.

Ports and Connectivity: Without the wired and wireless connection to add different accessories, a device is not complete.

  • Ports: The device comes with various ports to support all your connectivity.
    • A SIM tray which can hold two SIMs, both are Nano SIM. They are both dual standby SIM.
    • You get a TF card slot, which is where you enter the micro SD card to expand your storage space.
    • A 3.5 mm headphone jack to connect your headset with the device to listen to music and other audio.
    • A micro USB port at the bottom to connect USB cable. This port also supports fast charging facility. Also, connect with another device to PC with USB cable to transfer files and other data at high speed.

Connectivity: Other than the wire connection you have different wireless associations that come with the device.

  • Both the sim supports GSM, 2G, 3G and 4G LTE bands. To know more about the frequency and bands that support, click on the link provided above.
  • The device also has Wi-Fi connection. The Wi-Fi is compatible with IEEE 802.11 b/g/n wireless connection. Now connect to Wi-Fi router and hotspot with ease.
  • You also get a Bluetooth connection which can connect to another nearby device that also has a Bluetooth connection to transfer any files or data.
  • The device also has GPS supported to navigate and pinpoint your location, so you do not get lost any time.

Miscellaneous: Other than the regular features each device has some of the unique quality that comes with it.

  • Fingerprint sensor: You get a fingerprint sensor at this budget price tag. The fingerprint sensor is quite fast and easy to operate. Now you are the owner of the device. Lock your phone and different apps by the tip of your finger. It is situated at the rear side below the camera which makes it easy to access.
  • Other sensors: The device comes with various other sensors to make use of the device very easy. Some of the sensors that are present are Light sensors, geomagnetic sensors, hall sensors and many others.

Accessories: The device comes with different accessories that make use of the phone easy.

  • In package accessories: Other than the cell phone, you get many other accessories to support the device.
    • You get a power adapter with 9V / 2A rating for fast charging.
    • A USB cable to connect the power adapter to the cell phone. You can also connect it to PC to transfer files and data.
    • You get a back case with the device.
  • Other accessories: Other than in package content, you can go for other to accessories that you can purchase.
    • As you do not get a headset, you can purchase a different headset with 3.5 mm jack to connect your device. You can also go for wireless Bluetooth headset if you have a problem with wire, primarily when working out.
    • The speaker is moderate on the phone, but you can add addition acoustic and bass to the audio or music by going for a good Bluetooth speaker. You can connect it with your cell phone’s Bluetooth and play the song.
    • As the device has a touchscreen, they are prone to get scratches. Better than taking the risk, you can go for a screen protector to save your screen from any scratches.


A good budget cell phone with premium quality. The product has some of the best quality. The stand out feature is its camera, battery, and the fingerprint sensor. Though more device is adding fingerprint sensor at this budget, still it stands out. Capture all your most significant memories with the high pixel camera both front and rear. The battery is not only massive in size but also is one of the best with lasting over a day or two on a full charge. The screen of the device is also good which looks beautiful with the 2.5D curved display. Some of the downsides were the MediaTek processor with Mali GPU, the device is also not waterproof, but you cannot complain much as you get everything this price tag. Overall a useful device if you want some of the premium features at a budget price tag. To get to know more about the device check out the Gearbest to know more.

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  1. this no good Phone Orderd 2 k5000 the first one do not connect with 3g or 4g The other battery empty after 12h No software updates to download No communication with Oukitel.com This is the baddest Phone of Oukitel DON T BUY

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