Oppo has launched an affordable smartphone starting at the price of INR 16,990. Termed as K3, the device is meant for youth with improved gaming experience. Its sales in India will commence from July 23 and it will be available in two variants, the 6GB RAM + 64GB storage variant, and the 8GB RAM + 128GB storage option. The top-end variant will make you spend an amount of INR 19,990. Set to take competition with rivals available in segment likewise, the Vivo V15, Redmi K20, and Realme X, the K3 is certified from Germany TUV Rheinland to not to harm your eyes and provides fast charging with VOOC 3.0 support.
To recall, the Oppo K3 will be offered in two trims-the 6GB RAM+64GB storage variant and 8GB RAM + 128GB storage option and the pricing for respective variants stands at INR 16,990 and INR 19,990. One can purchase any of the Aurora Blue and Jade Black colour options from Amazon e-commerce portal.
In terms of launch offers, all the buyers will be availed with the cashback of INR 1000 as Amazon Pay balance. While the Axis Bank credit or debit cards user will be benefited with the instant discount of INR 1,000. In addition to this, the smartphone is available with the option of no-cost EMI along with the advantage of INR 7,050 from Jio, Oyo vouchers, Lenskart gift vouchers as well.
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Oppo K3 is a dual-SIM (Nano) smartphone which features a 6.5-inch full-HD+ (1080x2340 pixels) AMOLED display with the aspect ratio of 19.5:9 and in-display fingerprint sensor. It runs on Android 9 Pie with ColorOS 6.0 on top and get powered by the octa-core Snapdragon 710 SoC in association with 6GB and 8GB LPDDR4x RAM options.
On the photography end, the smartphone maker furnished the K3 with a dual-camera setup at the rear and a 16-megapixel Sony IMX471 sensor upfront for shooting selfies. The rear camera setup comprises of a 16-megapixel primary Sony IMX519 sensor and a 2-megapixel depth sensor. The elevating camera is as quick as slide up in just 0.74 seconds and has a life span of five years as the company claims.
In addition to this, the features like an AI scene detection and AI portrait mode along with an Ultra Clear Night View 2.0, are also being provided to enhance user’s photography experience.
Being offered with the storage options of 64GB and 128GB, the Oppo K3 is backed by 3,765mAh battery setup which uses 0ppo's VOOC 3.0 support for fast charging. In terms of connectivity, the smartphone is loaded with options like 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, GPS/ A-GPS, and USB.
"To bolster our online portfolio and to offer more choices to consumers, we are thrilled to launch the new OPPO K3," said Charles Wong, CEO, OPPO India, in a statement. "The K3 amalgamates the stylish design and latest technology to bring out the best user experience. With its aesthetic design and ground-breaking technology, we are positive that the OPPO K3 will prove to be a valuable addition to the K series and create curiosity among consumers who prefer purchasing online."