The company Oukitel introduced a new budget smartphone Oukitel U25 Pro. The company continues to surprise consumers with budget smartphones. The Oukitel U25 Pro is not an exception too. Its price is very affordable just $139.94 on GearBest store. The device boasts a sleek design with thin frames and no cut-out in Full HD-screen, gradient color of the case, convenient USB Type-C connector and dual camera. The entire front panel is covered with 2.5 D glass with rounded edges that flow into the metal frame. The reverse side of the gadget is glossy and is available in two colors: dark gray and gradient purple with the transition to black. There is also a dual main camera with LED flash and a fingerprint scanner.
Oukitel U25 Pro got a 5.5-inch display from LG with Full HD resolution and a classic 16: 9 aspect ratio, covered with toughened Asahi glass. The eight-core MediaTek MT6750T processor with a maximum frequency of 1.5 GHz and 4 GB of RAM is responsible for the performance, which should be enough for ordinary tasks of the phone. 64 GB is available for data storage with the possibility of expansion. The device is running Android 8.1 Oreo with a minimum number of add-ons.
The dual main camera is represented by Sony IMX135 13-megapixel sensor and 2-megapixel auxiliary module for shooting in portrait mode. The resolution of the front camera was 5 MP. For the autonomy of the device meets the battery at 3200 mAh, which is charged via a symmetrical USB Type-C connector.
Oukitel U25 Pro: Specifications
|Oukitel U25 Pro||
|Display:||5.5 inches with 1920 x 1080 pixels|
|CPU:||Mediatek MT6750T Octa Core 1.5GHz|
|GPU:||ARM Mail-T860 MP2|
|Internal memory:||64 GB|
|Memory extension:||up to 256GB|
|Cameras:||13.0MP + 2MP main and 5MP front camera|
|Connectivity:||Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, 3G, 4G, Bluetooth, 4.0, and GPS|
|Dimensions:||153 x 76 x 9.8 mm|
OUKITEL U25 Pro: Design and Appearance
The display is covered with tempered glass from the manufacturer Asahi, which protects it during shocks. Additional protection is given by a frame made of aluminum alloy, and the back glossy polycarbonate panel is made with rounding on four sides, for a more comfortable holding in the hand. There are two color solutions: nowadays trendy gradient black-violet and classic black. On the back panel, it is located a dual camera with a flashlight. Below you can find a fingerprint sensor.
From our standpoint one of the minuses of the U25 Pro is its old screen 16:9 standard aspect ratio with large frames.However, there will be users who will not want to use a phones with large screens. Compact screen size will give an opportunity to use the Oukitel U25 Pro with one hand.The dimensions of OUKITEL U25 Pro are 153.0 x 76.0 x 10.0 mm with the weight of 180g.
OUKITEL U25 Pro: Display
Taking into consideration the price of the phone we can say that the screen quality on the OUKITEL U25 Pro is quite good. From the corner to the corner, the screen size is measured in inches. The 5.5-inch IPS electrostatic touch panel including the resolution of 1080 x 1920 px is multi-touchable. The ratio of 16:9, and the density is 401 PPI.IPS technology provides good viewing angles, decent contrast, and bright colors.
OUKITEL U25 Pro: Performance
OUKITEL U25 Pro smartphone is equipped with a Mediatek MT6750T processor, which ensures a stable working process. The phone runs on 4GB RAM together with Android 8.1 Oreo OS. This allows the users to play games or run multitasks.Even the fact that rating in Antutu is 4 times lower than in the Samsung Galaxy S9, does not prevent OUKITEL U25 Pro to play 3D games and process heavy applications. Using U25 Pro smartphone you can do all the general options which can do an ordinary smartphone without any problems. For instance, play music and video in different formats, receive calls and messages and etc. Moreover, you can play 3D games, for instance, Real Racing 3 and others. The Oukitel U25 Pro has a 4GB RAM, which provides the possibility to execute more than one program or task simultaneously.Talking about the internal memory, it is worth to mention that besides the 64GB memory, in case of need you can increase the memory too. The users can use the slot for microSD card increasing it up to 256GB.In spite of the fact, that MT6750T processor is not one of the latest processors, we did not meet any challenges during the test.
OUKITEL U25 Pro: Communication
Since the company, OUKITEL equipped its smartphones with full connectivity, the OUKITEL U25 Pro smartphone supports 4G LTE (Cat.4: 150 Mbit/s/DL; 50 Mbit/s/UL) and 3G+.Moreover, the OUKITEL U25 Pro smartphone supports 2 nano format SIM slots and micro SD slot. The later is up to 256GB. Another features are dual 2.4GHz and 5GHz WiFi module, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac,
Bluetooth (4.0), GPS/GLONASS. One of the advantages is the availability of Type-C port with fast charging. The OUKITEL U25 Pro have various types of security to unlock the smartphone. First one is an old and traditional way. You can unlock the phone through the pin code, an encrypted code or a snake. The next one is a more convenient and modern way. Using a fingerprint sensor you can unlock the smartphone during a few seconds.
OUKITEL U25 Pro: Software
As we have already mentioned the OUKITEL U25 Pro is powered with operating system Android 8.1. It ensures the steady and fluent operation experience for the smartphone. While our testing the smartphone worked steadily and fastly. The OUKITEL U25 Pro smartphone is equipped with 64GB of memory. From that memory, 55GB is available for applications or other files. However in some circumstances when that is not enough, the users can use a slot for a memory card up o 256GB.
OUKITEL U25 Pro: Sound
Since the OUKITEL U25 Pro smartphone does not support a standard 3.5 mm audio jack headphones, the users can use an adapter from the Type-C port to a 3.5 m audio jack. On the bottom of the smartphone’s back panel is situated the speaker. As it is a budget phone, the users should not expect a high-quality deep sound, however, I want to note that the sound quality is enough clear and powerful(up to 104 decibels). Even in noisy places, you will be able to hear the phone call or messages notifications.
OUKITEL U25 Pro: Camera
The OUKITEL U25 Pro is equipped with 13-megapixel dual main camera Sony IMX135. The second one is used for blurring the background and has a 2-megapixel sensor. Overall, the quality of the photos is quite satisfactory. Using the main camera you can use a wide angle of shooting at 120 degrees. The photos taken during the day has better quality than the ones which are taken at night. We think that it is normal and acceptable considered the price factor. The manufacturer has installed a 5-megapixel sensor with f/2.0 aperture. Furthermore, in the application, there is a “Selfie Master” function, which can improve the quality of the photos.What about the video!
Manufacturer equipped the smartphone with a video recording function, which has a resolution of Full HD 1080p with 30 frames per second. Also, note that there isn’t a stabilization feature. Thus, the quality of the video is some kind low.
OUKITEL U25 Pro: Battery
In the standby mode, the users can use the OUKITEL U25 Pro smartphone for several days without charging due to the 3200mAh capacity of the battery. It is a great result!
During an average usage load, the phone works without charging from 1 day to 1.5 days. Also, as we already mentioned earlier, it is really a nice bonus to have a Type-C port with fast charging in such a low-price device. From 0-100% the OUKITEL U25 Pro smartphone can be charged during 1 hour and 40 minutes.
OUKITEL U25 Pro: Conclusions and Reviews
OUKITEL U25 Pro smartphone is a great smartphone for the lovers’ simplicity and useful features. It is a budget phone which s able to perform everyday tasks, play games, and even 3D games.
The camera and video functionalities are satisfying too. The disadvantage of the smartphone is a lack of a standard 3.5 mm audio jack. One of the advantages is the availability of Type-C port and long battery life. Thus, we recommend this smartphone especially for the people who don’t want to pay a high price for the feature-rich phones.
Oukitel U25 Pro Review: Budget smartphone with USB Type-C
Design - 8.5/10
Features - 9/10
Battery - 9.5/10
Price - 9.5/10