Oppo F3 Plus smartphone with dual selfie-cameras has been launched in India at a price of Rs 30,990. For Oppo, the focus has lately been on smartphone camera technology, and this is yet another ‘Selfie-Expert’ smartphone from the company. The company had previously launched its Oppo F1s, Oppo F1s Plus phones in India with a focus on the ‘Selfie camera.’
Oppo F3 Plus will be available across leading online platforms like Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal and others. The smartphone will be up for pre-orders from March 23 to March 31; the phone will go on regular sale from April 1, 2017.
Oppo F3 Plus will have a 6-inch Full HD display with a resolution of 1920×1080 pixels, and a pixel density of 480 ppi. It runs Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with company’s own ColorOS v3.0.0i on top. The smartphone is powered by an octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 processor with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage.
Oppo F3 Plus comes features a dual front camera set-up (16MP+8MP) with flash, which is the highlight of the smartphone. It offers 120-degree wide-angle lens and comes with company’s Beautify software. The rear camera is 16MP sensor with flash.
Oppo F3 Plus is backed by a 4,000mAh battery. It weighs 185 grams. The measurements of the device are 163.63 x 8.0 x 7.35 mm. Oppo F3 Plus will directly compete with vivo V5 Plus in India, which also has a dual front camera set-up (20MP+8MP). The 5.5-inch V5 Plus is priced at Rs 27,980 in India.
With Oppo F3 Plus, the company is going for a more premium smartphone pricing and pitching this in the range of mid-premium flagships. Competition for the Oppo F3 Plus will also include the OnePlus 3T smartphone, which has a 64GB storage version available at Rs 29,999 and sports a faster Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor.
Oppo has seen a growth in market share in India. According to research firm, IDC, Oppo is now part of the top five smartphone vendors in India, just below Samsung, Xiaomi and Lenovo (which includes the Motorola portfolio as well). Oppo and vivo have also seen growth globally and are now among the top five vendors globally as well.