OPPO K10 Unboxing and First Impressions

OPPO today launched the OPPO K10, the company’s latest K series phone in India, after the launch of the OPPO K3 in the country back in 2019. Most specifications of the K10 resembles the OPPO A96 that was launched in the country a few days back, but this has a different rear design and is cheaper.

Box Contents

  • OPPO K10 smartphone in Blue Flame colour
  • 33W SuperVOOC fast charger
  • USB Type-C cable
  • SIM Ejector tool
  • Clear protective case
  • User manual and warranty information

The OPPO K109 has a 6.59-inch Full HD+ LCD punch-hole screen with a pixel resolution of 2412 × 1080 pixels 2.5D curved glass screen with gentle rounded corners. The display is bright, and the sunlight legibility is good as well, thanks to 600 nits peak brightness. It has 90Hz refresh rate and 180Hz touch sampling rate, but the highlight is the adaptive refresh rate feature that can automatically switch between 6 different refresh rates -30Hz, 45Hz,  48Hz, 50Hz, 60Hz and 90Hz, to save the battery life.

It has the punch-hole that houses a 16-megapixel camera with Sony IMX471, which has been in a standard in most mid-range phones. The earpiece is present on the top edge, which doubles up as a secondary speaker. Powered by Snapdragon 680 6nm SoC with up to 8GB of RAM, the phone also has RAM Expansion technology, which can add up to 5GB to the existing RAM. The phone runs Android 11 with ColorOS 11.1 on top.

Coming to the button placements, the power button which includes the fingerprint scanner is present on the right side. The dedicated dual SIM and microSD slots are on the left, along with the volume rockers. The 3.5 mm audio jack, primary microphone, USB Type-C port and the loudspeaker grill are present on the bottom. There is a secondary microphone on the top. Audio from the stereo speakers are good.

Coming to the camera, this features 50-megapixel main camera with f/1.8 aperture and Samsung JN1 Sensor. It has a 2-megapixel 4cm macro camera and a 2-megapixel B&W portrait camera with f/2.4 aperture. It supports up to 1080p 30 fps video recording. There is also bokeh flare AI portrait option for photos. Check out some camera samples below.

Coming to the design, the phone has a OPPO Glow rear design that is scratch proof and the phone has IP54 rating for dust and splash resistance. The phone packs a 5000mAh battery with support for 33W Super VOOC fast charging.

Priced starting at Rs. 14,990 for the 6GB RAM with 128GB storage version, the phone will be available from Flipkart, OPPO India online store, and offline stores starting from March 29th.

Author: Srivatsan Sridhar

Srivatsan Sridhar is a Mobile Technology Enthusiast who is passionate about Mobile phones and Mobile apps. He uses the phones he reviews as his main phone. You can follow him on Twitter and Instagram