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Koolnee K1 Full Specs and Price Review

Koolnee K1 has been trending on shopping stores, the device was released in January and has been quite a trend ever since due to its affordability. The K1 is the first smartphone from the K series and comes with impressive specs.

There’s 4GB of RAM, 64GB storage space and an octa-core processor, it’s built around a tall bezel-less screen as well. The device is absolutely stunning no doubt, let’s see what else it has to offer. Shall we?

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Koolnee K1 Key Specs and Features

・6.01-inch FHD+ capacitive touchscreen, 2160 x 1080 pixels
・Android 7.0 Nougat with 4GB RAM
・Octa-core 2.0GHz MediaTek MT6750T
・64GB built-in storage, upgradeable up to 128GB
・16MP + 2MP rear camera and 8MP front camera
・3190mAh non-removable Li-Ion Battery


The device has a sleek looking Metal that reflects light in the most subtle way. The back was crafted to perfection, with curved sides and edges. The dual rear camera is vertical at the top middle starting up a vertical train that goes all the way down.

KOOLNEE K1 design

We can see the dual-LED flash underneath the dual shooters as well, they are ready to help with night shoots. Under the LED flash, we can see the fingerprint scanner in its usual position. It measures just 8.8mm in thickness and weighs 210g, it’s available in Blue, Black and Gold.


As we can see, the bezel-less screen got all the way to the sides, the same thing we saw on the Galaxy S9. The curved display dishes out an 18:9 aspect ratio with super minimal top and bottom bezel. There’s nothing at the bottom bezel, while the top houses the usual features.


The K1 is built around the 6.01-inch FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen, which boasts of 1080 x 2160 pixels in resolution and 401.82 pixels per inch density. The border-less 4D curved screen is absolutely stunning no doubt, with 0.0632mm dot pitch and 80.23% screen to body ratio.


With the MediaTek MT6750T on-board, the Koolnee K1 promises a great overall performance even though it’s built on a 28nm process technology. The chip comes with an Octa-core processor which clocks at a smooth speed of 1.5GHz, while the Mali-T860 MP2 graphics card clocks at 650MHz.

Multitasking for gamers shouldn’t be a problem with 4GB of RAM space available. While for storing files and games, you get 64GB of storage space and there’s a slot to expand further up to 128GB. It runs on Android 7.0 Nougat operating system with a modified user interface.


KOOLNEE K1 specs

Koolnee K1 is equipped with dual 16MP + 2MP shooters from Sony with 4X Digital Zoom. The cameras come with a lot of features including Bokeh effect. The 8MP selfie camera has a portrait mode that lets portrait yourself in depth with beautify technology 7.0. The selfie camera also supports Face ID.


The Koolnee K1 is powered by a non-removable Li-Ion 3190mAh battery with fast charging technology.


Koolnee K1 is available on shopping stores, starting from $149 to $199, that’s about (N50,000 – N70,000).


・Announced: December, 2017
・Status: Available. January, 2018

・Network Technology: GSM / WCDMA / LTE
・3G Support: 850/1700/1900/2100
・4G Support: LTE
・Number of SIM Card: 2 (Nano)
・Dual SIM Support: Yes

・Material Type: Metal + Plastic
・Dimensions: 157 x 74 x 8.8 mm
・Colour: Blue, Black, Gold
・Weight: 210g

・Screen Type: FHD+ IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen
・Size: 6.01-inch
・Resolution: 2160 X 1080 pixels
・Pixel Density: 401.82ppi
・Screen to Body Ratio: 80.23%

・Operating system: Android 7.0 Nougat
・Processor: Octa-core 1.5GHz
・Chipset type: MediaTek MT6750T
・Graphics Processing Unit: Mali-T860 MP2

・Memory Card slot: Yes, up to 128GB
・Internal storage: 64GB

・Back Camera: 16MP + 2MP
・Front Camera: 8MP
・Back Flash: Yes, dual-LED
・Front Flash: No

・Wifi Hotspot: Yes
・Bluetooth: Yes
・Fingerprint Sensor: Yes (Rear)
・Sensors: accelerometer, proximity, ambient light, compass
・USB: Yes
・GPS: Yes
・3.5mm Audio Jack: Yes

・Capacity: 3190mAh
・Type: Li-Ion
・Standby Time: –
・Talktime: –
・Fast Charging: Yes

Joseph Young
Joseph Young
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