OPPO K3 with pop-up selfie camera, Snapdragon 710 goes official

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OPPO K3 with pop-up selfie camera, Snapdragon 710 goes official

24 May 2019: OPPO K3 with pop-up selfie camera, Snapdragon 710 goes official

Expanding its portfolio of mid-range devices, Chinese tech giant OPPO has launched the K3 smartphone in its home country.

The handset features an all-screen design, full-HD+ AMOLED display, dual-rear cameras, an in-screen fingerprint sensor, a pop-up selfie camera, and mid-level internals including Snapdragon 710 chipset.

In China, the OPPO K3 comes at a starting price of around Rs. 16,000.

Here's our roundup.

Design and display: OPPO K3: At a glance

The OPPO K3 features an all-screen design which has been achieved by adopting a pop-up selfie camera module. However, there is a prominent bottom bezel. On the back, the glass casing houses dual cameras.

The phone offers a 6.5-inch full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) AMOLED display along with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and DC dimming feature.

Notably, it also sports a sixth-generation optical in-screen fingerprint scanner.

Camera: For the shutterbugs and selfie lovers

The dual lens rear camera on the OPPO K3 comprises a 16MP primary sensor and a 2MP depth sensor.

Up front, the pop-up module houses a 16MP selfie snapper which is touted to rise up in 0.74 seconds.

Further, the motorized pop-up camera is claimed to have a life of five years.

Internals: Under the hood

The OPPO K3 is powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor, paired with upto 8GB of RAM and upto 256GB of onboard storage.

Under the hood, it packs a 3,765mAh battery with 20W VOOC 3.0 Flash Charge technology.

The phone runs Android Pie-based ColorOS 6.0 and offers GameBoost 2.0 and LinkBoost 2.0 features that are touted to improve the gaming experience.

Key details: Pricing and availability

The OPPO K3 starts at CNY 1,599 (roughly Rs. 16,100) for the base-end 6GB/64GB model and goes upto CNY 2,299 (roughly Rs. 23,200) for the top-end 8GB/256GB variant. In China, the phone will go on sale starting from June 1.

Unfortunately, there is no information available at present regarding the launch of OPPO K3 in India.