Oukitel U6 (aka the dual-display phone) gets hands-on treatment


Oukitel is on quite a roll this year. After having announced the U8 (review), U9, U10 and the U2, the rising smartphone maker also made official the U6. Unlike the other phones from Oukitel, the U6 boasts a dual-display setup with one of the displays being e-ink.

The front of the dual screen U6 has a 5-inch 720p display, whereas the rear features a 4.7-inch e-ink panel. E-ink panels, if you aren’t aware, hardly consume any power and are a lot easier on the eyes compared to traditional displays. This makes e-ink panels suitable for activities such as reading, etc.

Design wise, the U6 is quite similar to the iPhone. From the hands on video below, you can tell that the phone appears to be a little on the thicker side. The video also appears to be fast-forwarded (at least some sections of it), so the phone might actually not be as fast as it appears to be, at least not at the moment.

Also seen are dual slots (SIM + microSD?) and an IR blaster on the top.

Oukitel U6 dual display hands-on video

Photo Gallery

The phone is currently in development.

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6 Comments

  1. Joe mont
    July 30, 2015

    This is a sexy phone. I love how theres not a scrap of logo on the thing, I hope that isnt just because its a prototype.

  2. mf1gt3r
    July 30, 2015

    Goodlooking device. Looking forward to reviews.

  3. Marius Cirsta
    July 30, 2015

    5 inch ( yes 720p is quite enough for me for a 5 inch device ), e-ink, this is a nice one … something worth buying

  4. Ivo001
    July 31, 2015

    Did i just see USB type-c at the top at 2:12 AND normal micro usb at bottom at 2:23?

    Also visible in the gallery. Or is the port at the top something else? looks a bit purple in the image.

  5. SmestarZ
    July 31, 2015

    The bezels seem very thick

  6. Javier Silva
    August 2, 2015

    Must…. Have.. Right… Now!.