OPPO K3 with 6.5-inch FHD+ AMOLED display, Snapdragon 710, in-display fingerprint scanner launching in India on July 19 on Amazon

Update: July 11, 2019 — OPPO has confirmed it will launch the K3 smartphone in India on July 19th on Amazon.in.

Earlier: After the OPPO K1 launch back in February, OPPO India is gearing up to launch its successor OPPO K3 in the country soon on Amazon.in. To remind you, the OPPO K1 was launched on Flipkart.

The OPPO K3 pack a 6.5-inch FHD+ AMOLED display from Samsung with 91.1% screen-to-body ratio, DC dimming, next-gen in-display fingerprint scanner that is 28.5% faster with 10% success rate in unlocking, is powered by Snapdragon 710 with up to 8GB of RAM, GameBoost 2.0, runs Android Pie with Color OS 6.0 on top, features a 16-megapixel rear camera along with a 2-megapixel secondary camera.

The phone has a 16-megapixel pop-up front camera that lifts in 0.74 seconds. The pop-up mechanism has been tested over 200,000 times, says the company. It has a 3D gradient back with S shaped curve, and packs a 3765mAh battery with support for VOOC 3.0 fast charging.

OPPO K3 specifications

  • 6.5-inch (2340 x 1080 pixels) Full HD+ 19.5:9 aspect ratio AMOLED display, Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
  • Octa Core Snapdragon 710 10nm Mobile Platform (Dual 2.2GHz Kryo 360 + Hexa 1.7GHz Kryo 360 CPUs) with Adreno 616 GPU
  • 6GB LPDDR4X RAM with 64GB UFS 2.1 storage / 8GB LPDDR4X RAM with 128GB / 256GB UFS 2.1 storage
  • Dual SIM
  • Android 9.0 (Pie) with ColorOS 6.0
  • 16MP rear camera with LED flash, f/1.7 aperture, 6P lens, PDAF, CAF, 2MP secondary camera with f/2.4 aperture
  • 16MP front-facing camera with f/2.0 aperture
  • In-display fingerprint sensor
  • 3.5mm audio jack
  • Dimensions: 161.2×76.0×9.4mm;Weight: 191g
  • Dual 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 5, GPS + GLONASS, USB Type-C
  • 3765mAh (typical) / 3680mAh (Minimum) battery with VOOC 3.0 fast charging (5V/4A)

The OPPO K3 comes in Nebula Purple, Green and White colors, and was introduced starting at 1599 yuan (US$ 230 / Rs. 16,105 approx.) for the 6GB RAM with 64GB storage version. We should know the price in India when the phone goes official.

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