Betting on ‘selfie camera'
Chinese smartphone maker Oppo has launched Oppo F3 Plus smartphone with dual selfie-cameras in India. Priced at ₹30,990, Oppo F3 Plus USP is its ‘selfie camera'. On the camera front, Oppo F3 Plus will have a dual front camera set-up (16MP+8MP) with flash, which company is promoting as its USP. The device offers 120-degree wide-angle lens and comes with company's Beautify software. The rear camera is 16MP sensor with flash.
Oppo F3 Plus will be available across leading online platforms like Amazon, Flipkart, Snapdeal for pre-order from March 23 to March 31 and it will go on regular sale from April 1, 2017.
Oppo F3 Plus come with 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 Oppos'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 and company claims to offer smooth experience for the users. Oppo F3 Plus is powered by a 4,000mAh battery. It weighs 185 grams. The measurements of the device are 163.63 x 8.0 x 7.35 mm.
What else you can buy?
As far its nearest rival is concerns, the 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 ₹27,980 in India. Competition for the Oppo F3 Plus will also include the OnePlus 3T smartphone, which has a 64GB storage version available at ₹29,999 and sports a faster Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 processor.
Oppo is growing in India
Since the launch of its first device, Oppo has seen decent 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.
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