Entering the mobile phone industry in 2008, the brand name OPPO only registered in China in 2001. It was officially launched only in 2004 and features various electronic devices particularly their wide range of Android smartphones which are targeted towards younger consumers. Today, it is known for their selfie technology that includes its beautification features which drove the selfie trend.
Launched in May 2017, the Oppo F3 is the ideal replacement for its former – OPPO F1s, at an affordable price. There are a few compromises made within the smartphone such as the materials used in the chassis, the rear camera, and the processor under the hood. Despite these reductions, the OPPO F3 still delivers good value and is ideal for those who are not willing to spend on the F3 Plus.
Beautifully crafted for a seamless touch
Compared to its former (Oppo F1s), the F3’s bezel is narrowed down by 27%. The bezel is so narrow that you can’t tell where the bezel ends and glass begins. It also provides users a comfortable grip with its thinner 5.5-inch body. Crafted with a beautiful unibody metal and its subtle rounded corners, it bears a similarity to the iconic Apple smartphone. Not only does is it aesthetically pleasing, the metal back panel also helps to repel dust. Albeit being a thinner smartphone, its display is still noticeably more brilliant and vibrant even in the sunlight as it is equipped with the in-cell technology. Comparable to the IPS display, the colours are great with just the right saturation while contrast proves to be remarkable. Watching videos or playing games is very much enjoyable with this smartphone.
Easier Access using the fingerprint scanner
Following the footsteps of Apple’s iPhone, the OPPO F3 has also implemented the fingerprint scanner which doubles as a home button. With just a slight touch, it is enough to unlock the device as it utilise an advanced solid-state fingerprint reader. The phone can be unlocked even when the user’s finger is moist as it is equipped with one of the finest technologies out there known as the hydrophobic membrane which utilises the same principle as a naturally water-resistant lotus leaf.
Store endless memories with its triple-slot tray
With is dual 4G SIM slots can house two nano SIM cards, it has an additional memory card slot to ideally expand the storage by up to 128GB. Store audio, video, photos, and other media at ease without having to worry about topping up space.
A Selfie Experience that will blow your mind
Equipped with dual selfie cameras, the OPPO F3 has one 16MP camera with extra-large pixels and one double view group selfie camera. Easily snap a classic solo selfie while capturing memories with either your friends or family with a group selfie. On top of that, it features the Bokeh effect which makes photographs more visually appealing. Not forgetting the 13MP rear camera in ultra-HD, snap up wonderful night shots with their 1/23-inch sensor that allows the F3 to maximize light sensitivity.