A few days ago, OPPO had teased the launch of the OPPO K3 on Amazon India. Now the company has confirmed that the smartphone will debut in the country on July 19th. The OPPO K3 was launched earlier in May in China. It is the second smartphone in the company’s K-series after the OPPO K1.
To recall the specifications, the OPPO K3 sports a 6.5-inch AMOLED display bearing FHD+ resolution. It offers an impressive 91 percent screen-to-body ratio for an immersive viewing experience. The device features a pop-up selfie camera and an in-display fingerprint scanner. It also comes with Dolby Atmos audio. The OPPO K3 has a vertical dual rear camera setup comprising of 16MP+2MP sensors. Up front, the pop-up module houses a 16MP snapper for selfies. The camera comes with various features like Ultra Night View 2.0, AI portrait mode and night scene noise reduction.
On the hardware front, the OPPO K3 is equipped with Snapdragon 710 AIE processor. It will be available in two RAM and storage configurations of 6GB + 64GB and 8GB + 128GB in India. The device comes with GameBoost 2.0 for smooth gaming performance. A 3,765mAh battery unit fitted inside with support for VOOC 3.0 completes the list of specifications. The OPPO K3 can be availed in Aurora Blue and Jade Black colour options in India.
The OPPO K3 was launched in 6GB + 64GB, 6GB + 128GB and 8GB + 256GB configurations in China with prices starting at 1,599 Yuan (~Rs 16,100) and going up to 2,299 Yuan (~Rs 23,150).
The OPPO K1 was the cheapest smartphone with an in-display fingerprint scanner priced at Rs 16,990 in India. We expect the OPPO K3 to be priced similarly making it among the cheapest smartphones with an in-display scanner and pop-up camera. It will compete against the upcoming Redmi K20 series and Realme X.