OPPO has introduced the OPPO K3 smartphone in India today as the successor to the OPPO K1 that had gone official earlier this year. The second smartphone in OPPO’s K series comes with a notch-less display, an in-screen fingerprint scanner, a pop-up selfie camera, lots of enticing specs and an affordable price tag.
OPPO K3 Specifications and Features
The OPPO K3 comes with a full-screen 6.5-inch OLED display that bears full HD+ resolution (1,080 x 2,340 pixels). It is equipped with an in-screen fingerprint scanner its predecessor. The display offers a peak brightness of 350 nits and is protected by Gorilla Glass 5. The smartphone boasts a high screen-to-body ratio of 91.1 percent.
The OPPO K3 is powered by the Snapdragon 710 chipset. It comes with 6GB / 8GB of RAM, with 64GB and 128GB storage respectively. There is no microSD card slot on the device. The smartphone boots Android 9 Pie which is overlaid with ColorOS 6.0. There is Game Boost 2.0 software optimisation for improving the gaming prowess of the phone
The OPPO K3 is fitted with a 16-megapixel pop-up selfie camera with f/2.0 aperture and a 79.3-degree field-of-view. It is equipped with features like HDR, portrait style, AI beauty and facial recognition. The back panel of the OPPO K3 has an f/1.7 16-megapixel + f/2.4 2-megapixel dual camera setup. The dual cameras offer features such as LED flash, PDAF, smart HDR, portrait mode, 4K video shooting at 30fps, slow-motion video shooting at 120fps and EIS.
The OPPO K3 is backed by a 3,765mAh battery that supports 20W VOOC flash charging 3.0. The usual connectivity features like dual 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, USB-C and a 3.5mm audio jack are also available on the OPPO K3. The handset measures 161.2 x 76 x 9.4mm.
OPPO K3 Pricing and Availability
The OPPO K3 variants with 6GB RAM + 64GB storage and 8GB RAM + 128GB storage are priced at Rs 16,990 and Rs 19,990 respectively. The phone will be available in Aurora Blue and Jade Black colour editions. It will go on sale from July 23rd exclusively on Amazon India.
The OPPO K3 will go up against the Realme X and Redmi K20 in India. Which one is a better choice? Share your views by posting your comments below.