The Oukitel WP9 comes in as a follow-up of the WP8 series. It continues the tough chassis trend we have seen on its predecessors while offering more capable smartphone hardware. In summary, you can describe the Oukitel WP9 as a smartphone that houses capable hardware in a chassis that can withstand tough conditions.
Oukitel WP9 Key Specs and Features
- 5.86-inch INCELL Display, 720 x 1520 Pixels, 297 PPI
- Android 10 (Stock Version)
- Octa-core MediaTek Helio P60 Processor
- 6GB RAM
- 128GB Built-in Storage
- 16MP + Macro + Bokeh Triple Rear Camera
- 8MP front camera
- 4G LTE
- IP68 / IP69k Water & Dust Resistance
- Fingerprint scanner (Rear Mounted)
- Reverse Charging
- Non-Removable 8000 mAh Battery
Design and Display
The Oukitel WP9 design comes in as something you would have probably expected considering what we have in the series from the past, especially on the likes of the Oukitel WP8 Pro.
Oukitel is once again serving us a smartphone chassis design to keep the hardware protected from common accidents. With that being said, the Oukitel WP9 can survive being dunked in about 1.5m depth of water for 30 minutes, it can withstand the impact of a fall from a height of about 1.5m, there is also a provision for dust proofing.
All these capabilities are described by its IP68 & IP69k water and dust resistance and its MIL-STD 810G military-grade rating.
Perusing its chassis, we find triple cameras, a massive LED flash, a capacitive fingerprint sensor, and the Oukitel branding as the highlights on the rear panel.
Upfront we find a 5.86 INCELL display with an iPhone X styled notch. The highlights of this display include a resolution of 720 x 1520 Pixels a density of 297 PPI.
Enthusiasts that purchase the Oukitel WP9 will have just two colour options and they include Orange and Black.
On the camera side, we have a triple setup on the rear and a single camera setup upfront. Both holding cameras that are very far from the high-end category.
On the rear, we have a 16MP primary camera with an aperture of f/1.8, a Bokeh camera, and a macro camera. While upfront, we have a single 8MP camera with an aperture of f/2.0.
Hardware and Software
On the performance side, the Oukitel WP9 rocks the MediaTek P60 processor, an ARM Mali-G72 MP3 GPU.
What’s more, we have 6GB RAM, 128GB built-in storage with support for Micro-SD card expansion up to 256GB. We also have a non-removable 8000mAh battery, which can also be used to charge other devices thanks to the reverse charging system on-board.
On the software side of this mobile phone, we have stock Android user interface running on the Android 11 operating system.
The Oukitel WP9 features a USB Type-C port, Bluetooth 5.0, WiFi Hotspot, and NFC (Near field connection)
Internet connectivity here is capped at 4G LTE, which means enthusiasts won’t have the luxury of 5G connectivity. Streaming, uploads, and download are maxed out at 4G.
Oukitel WP6 Price and Availability
Oukitel WP9 price starts at around $199, which translates to 81,772 Naira in Nigeria, 21,502 KSH in Kenya, and 1,184 GHC in Ghana.
The Oukitel WP9 is currently available for purchase from AliExpress and other leading online retail stores.
Oukitel WP9 Specs
Here are a few specs of the Oukitel WP9:
- Platform: Android 10, Stock Version
- Processor: Octa-core MediaTek P60 (4x ARM Cortex-A73 2.0 GHz,4x ARM Cortex-A53 2.0 GHz)
- GPU: Arm Mali-G72 MP3
- Memory: 6GB RAM
- Colours: Orange, Black
- Dimension: 156 x 76.9 x 19.5 mm
- Weight: 321g
- SIM Type: Nano-SIM
- SIM Count: Dual-SIM
- Display: 5.86-inch INCELL Display, 720 x 1520 Pixels, 19:9 Aspect Ratio, 287 PPI
- Screen Protection: Corning Gorilla Glass
- Foldable Display: No
- Rear Camera: 16MP (Primary)f/1.8 + Macro + Bokeh Camera
- Rear Camera Features: HDR, AI Beautification, Wide-angle, 720p at 60 fps Video recording
- Front Camera: 8MP Camera, f/2.0, 84° FOV
- Built-in Storage: 128GB
- Memory Card Support: Yes (Up to 256GB)
- Bundled Cloud Storage: –
- 2G GSM: B2/B3/B5/B8
- 2G CDMA 1X: –
- 3G WCDMA: B1/B2/B4/B5/B8
- 3G CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: B1/B2/B3/B4/B5/B7/B8/B12/B17/B19/B20/B28A/B28B
- 5G: No
Internet & Connectivity
- GPRS: Yes
- EDGE: Yes
- 3G/WCDMA/HSPA: Yes
- HSPA+: Yes
- CDMA EVDO: –
- 4G LTE: Yes
- 5G: No
- WLAN: Yes
- Wi-Fi Hotspot: Yes
- Bluetooth: Bluetooth 5.0
- NFC: Yes
- Infrared Blaster: No
- USB Port: USB Type-C
- SMS/MMS: Yes
- Instant Messaging: –
- Push Emails: –
- Email Protocol: –
- Music Player: Yes
- Video Player: Yes
- FM Radio: Yes
- Loudspeaker: Yes
- 3.5mm Jack: –
- Navigation: GPS, GLONASS, BEIDOU, Galileo
- Maps: Yes
Sensors & Control
- Digital Compass: Yes
- Accelerometer: Yes
- Proximity Sensor: Yes
- Light Sensor: Yes
- Barometer: –
- SpO2: –
- Pedometer: –
- Heart Rate Monitor: No
- Gyroscope: –
- Fingerprint Scanner: Yes (Rear Mounted)
- Iris Scanner: –
- Face Unlock: –
- Stylus Pen: No
- Intelligent Digital Assistant: Yes
- Motion Sensing / Gesture Control: –
- Voice Control: Yes
- Video Streaming: Yes
- Active Noise Cancellation: –
- Wireless Charging: No
- Built-in Mobile Payment: –
- Water Resistant: Yes (IP68)
- Dust Resistant: Yes (IP69k)
- Image Editor: –
- Video Editor: –
- Document Viewer: –
- Document Editor: –
- Battery: Non-Removable 8000 mAh Battery
- Talktime: 50 Hours
- Standby Time: 760 Hours
- Fast Charging: Yes, 18W Fast Charging Capacity