After successfully launching the F3 Plus last March, the Chinese tech giant Oppo has finally launched the smaller variant of this handset, F3, today in India through an unveiling event held in Mumbai. The newest member of the coveted, selfie-focused F series, the Oppo F3 is priced at Rs 19990 and will be available for purchase from May 13th onwards in 25 cities across the country. Meanwhile, you can pre-order the handset starting from today and until 12th of May. Available in two colours- Rose Gold and Gold, the brand new Oppo F3 has been made a Flipkart exclusive phone and even you can pre-order the handset offline through the Oppo stores.
Not only that, the Chinese smartphone making company has also announced that they are going to conduct a lucky draw for the pre-order bookings and the three lucky winners will get a chance to witness the upcoming ICC Champions Trophy final, live in London.
Coming on the specifications of the Oppo F3, the newly launched smartphone flaunts a 5.5-inch Full HD 2.5D curved glass screen with a pixel resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels and is protected by the latest Corning Glass 5. The handset is powered by 1.5GHz octa-core Mediatek MT6750T chipset coupled with 4GB of RAM and Mali T86-MP2 GPU. Oppo F3 offers the users 64GB of internal storage which can be further expanded up to 128GB through microSD card slot.
On the optics front, the brand new Oppo F3 sports a dual camera setup at the front side of the handset. Among the two camera sensors, the primary shooter boasts off a 16-megapixel sensor where as the other one includes an 8-megapixel sensor with 120-degree wide-angle view fro taking better ‘groupfies’. The secondary snapper is also associated with built-in Smart Facial Recognition feature which notifies the users to swap to the Group Selfie mode if there are more than three people present at the frame.On the rear side of the handset, the Oppo F3 features a 13-megapixel camera accompanied with full HD 1080p video recording and Dual PDAF technology.
The Oppo F3 runs on the Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system with the company’s very own ColorUI 3.0 skinned top of it. The handset is backed by a 3200 mAh non-removable battery and features a front-facing fingerprint sensor as the security measure. This hybrid Dual SIM (Nano + Nano) smartphone supports 4G VoLTE and comes with GPS, Bluetooth 4.1 and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac as the connectivity options. Dimension wise, the Oppo F3 measures 153.3 x 75.2 x 7.3mm and weighs only 153 grams.