OPPO F3 Plus – Leader in Camera, Design and Battery Technology

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We’ve all seen the OPPO F3 Plus by now and might also be aware of the high end features and specifications that OPPO has managed to pack under the hood. However, it is important to realize just how much thought has gone into those specifications and how they can make a huge difference in your smartphone experience. Let’s find out.

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OPPO F3 Plus Hands On and First Impressions

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OPPO has announced the F3 Plus, its latest and greatest in the Selfie Expert lineup. On paper, the F3 Plus seems like a really interesting device especially in terms of the cameras where OPPO has even paid attention to the rear camera despite being a selfie focused smartphone. However, specs are one thing while real life performance is another. We got to spend some time with the device and here are our impressions.

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OPPO F3 Plus with 16MP + 8MP Dual front cameras, 6-inch 1080p display launched in India for Rs. 30990

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OPPO just launched F3 Plus, the company’s latest selfie-focused smartphone in the ‘F Series’ at an event in India, as it had promised. The main highlight of the smartphone is its 16-megapixel front-facing camera  with 1/3.1-inch sensor and f/2.0 aperture along with an 8-megapixel secondary front camera with 120-degree wide-angle lens for capturing better group selfies. It also has a 16-megapixel rear camera with f/1.7 aperture, Sony IMX398 sensor and dual phase-detection auto-focus (PDAF) technology.

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What the future should bring for selfie centric smartphones

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Technology is a great enabler. Smartphones have enabled selfies to reach mainstream along with social media and people are now wanting more and more features and quality for their selfies. Here is what we think has been missing from selfie phones and how these would be overcome in the near future.

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There’s a new “Selfie Expert” coming to town – Here are some teaser samples

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Selfies are all the rage now and almost every major manufacturer is trying their best to produce smartphones that cater to an audience that is in love with taking self portraits and sharing them across social media. We’ve had the liberty of using one of the latest selfie oriented smartphones that which is to be announced in India on the 23rd. Here are a few teaser shots from the device that shows its true photography potential.

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OPPO F3 Plus with 16MP + 8MP dual front cameras launching in India on March 23

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OPPO has announced that it will launch dual selfie camera smartphone -F3 Plus in the F3 series across five markets – India, Indonesia, Myanmar, the Philippines and Vietnam on 23rd March 2017. Continue reading “OPPO F3 Plus with 16MP + 8MP dual front cameras launching in India on March 23”

OPPO bags Indian Cricket Team sponsorship rights till 2022 for Rs. 1079 crore

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OPPO is new Official Team Sponsor of the Indian National Cricket Team starting from 1st April 2017 for a period of five years, till 2022 after bidding Rs. 1,079.29 crore. Last year the company was selected as official global partner of the International Cricket Council (ICC) for the mobile phone category till 2020. Continue reading “OPPO bags Indian Cricket Team sponsorship rights till 2022 for Rs. 1079 crore”

OPPO introduces world’s first camera module with 5X optical zoom

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OPPO at its MWC 2017 event in Barcelona announced new camera technology called 5X, as it had promised. It is a module that uses a periscope structure to divert light 90-degrees through prism into a hidden telephoto lens. “The resulting shift from the light’s natural path delivers an unprecedented level of clarity at any zoom level,” says OPPO. Continue reading “OPPO introduces world’s first camera module with 5X optical zoom”

OPPO to unveil 5x smartphone photography technology at the MWC 2017

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OPPO just announced that it will unveil a 5x smartphone photography technology at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2017 in Barcelona on February 27th. It says that this technology will give users unprecedented ability to capture highly detailed images. It is also calling it  the ‘5x’ Project.
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OPPO F1s Teardown

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OPPO launched its selfie-centric F1s smartphone in India last year for Rs. 17990. We had seen several versions of the smartphone since then, including a Rose Gold version most recently. Even though this has a familiar design as some of the smartphones with a unibody design, there are a lot of components that go into making the device what that might not be revealed on a regular specs sheet. We did a teardown of the device to see what it packs on the inside. Let’s take a peek. Continue reading “OPPO F1s Teardown”

OPPO F1s Rose Gold Limited Edition with 4GB RAM launched in India for Rs. 18990

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OPPO launched the F1s, selfie-focused smartphone with a 16-megapixel front-facing camera in India back in August priced at Rs. 17,990. It also launched Diwali Limited Edition smartphone in October and 4GB RAM version in November. Today it has launched Rose Gold Limited Edition smartphone in the country with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage, just in time for Valentine’s Day. Continue reading “OPPO F1s Rose Gold Limited Edition with 4GB RAM launched in India for Rs. 18990”

OPPO, Huawei and Vivo grab nearly half of Chinese smartphone market in 2016: IDC

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The smartphone market in China saw a 19% YoY growth and 17% QoQ growth in Q4 2016, according to the latest IDC Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. OPPO, Huawei and Vivo grabbed 48% of the Chinese smartphone market in 2016.

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