Oppo F3 with dual-selfie cameras launched for Rs 19,990: Specifications, features
The dual-camera setup on the Oppo F3 lets you capture standard and wide-angle selfies.
Soon after launching the F3 Plus with dual front-facing cameras, Oppo has now launched a slightly affordable version of the smartphone. Called Oppo F3, the smartphone comes with a smaller display, and watered down specifications, while still retaining the dual front-facing camera setup. Priced at Rs 19,990, the smartphone will go on sale starting May 13 on Amazon India, and retail stores. The highlight of the Oppo F3 is not surprising, the dual front-facing cameras. Just like In case of smartphones with dual front-facing cameras, such as the Lenovo Vibe S1 and Vivo V5 Plus, one camera captures photos, whereas the other captures the depth information. However, the working of dual front-facing cameras on Oppo F3 is a little different. Out of the two cameras, one is a 16-megapixel sensor for your regular selfies, whereas the other is an 8-megapixel ultra wide-angle selfie camera for your group photos.
Oppo F3 specifications and features
The smartphone features a 5.5-inch full HD (1080p) display with a pixel density of 401ppi. It is covered with 2.5D curved glass on top, along with Gorilla Glass 5 protection. Also, the display has maximum brightness of 500nits. The Oppo F3 is powered by a MediaTek MT6750T octa-core SoC clocked at 1.5GHz. It is paired with 4GB of RAM and 64GB onboard storage. Unlike other smartphones where you get hybrid SIM card slot, the Oppo F3 comes with a slot that lets you use two nano SIM cards along with one microSD card. ALSO READ: Lenovo Vibe S1 review: It’s got the looks… and the performance too! Besides the dual front-cameras, the Oppo F3 also features a 13-megapixel rear camera with phase detection auto-focus (PDAF) and an LED flash. Powering the smartphone is 3,200mAh battery with support for fast charging. Connectivity options include, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, GPS and 4G LTE with VoLTE HD voice calling support. ALSO READ: Vivo V5 Plus Review
In the software department, the Oppo F3 runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow-based ColorOS 3.0. The custom UI also comes with power saving option to ensure the battery lasts longer, clone apps feature allowing you to use two WhatsApp accounts – one for personal and one for official use. There is also a privacy protection mode to keep your apps and content safe and secure from prying eyes. ALSO READ: Oppo F3 Plus Review: The rise of the ‘selfie’ flagship
In its price range, the smartphone will compete with the likes of other selfie-centric smartphones such as the Gionee A1 and Vivo V5s. The Gionee A1 is priced at Rs 19,999 and features a 16-megapixel front-facing camera with LED flash. The smartphone also runs Android 7.0 Nougat with a layer of Amigo 4.0 custom UI on top and packs a 4,100mAh battery. ALSO READ: Gionee A1 Review
The Vivo V5s, on the other hand, is priced at Rs 17,980 and features a 20-megapixel front-facing camera with LED light to let you capture better selfies in low-light. Other features include a 3,000mAh battery, fingerprint sensor and 13-megapixel rear camera. ALSO READ: Vivo V5 Review