After several teasers, Oppo has finally launched the much-anticipated Oppo F3 Plus in India. The company announced the phone at an event in New Delhi along with the complete pricing and availability. The Oppo F3 Plus will be available to purchase from online and offline retail stores for Rs. 30,990 from April 1. The Chinese firm has already started taking preorders for the phone and will continue up to March 31.
Before the official announcement, the phone's product page prematurely went live on Oppo's official site. However, the company pulled it back, not before us spotting the complete specifications. The Oppo F3 Plus comes with a 6-inch Full HD display, carrying a resolution of 1080×1920 pixels that further extends to a pixel density of 376 PPI. The display is protected by the Corning Gorilla Glass 5 technology.
The USP of the Oppo F3 Plus is its dual front-facing cameras. There is a 16MP standard sensor with a large 1/3.1-inch sensor and f/2.0 aperture. Also, there is another 8MP sensor for capturing wide-angle shots of 120°. Oppo has added a 16MP Sony IMX 398 sensor at the rear side of the phone, which is the same sensor found on the Oppo R9s.
The Oppo F3 Plus is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 SoC, coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of internal storage. That said, the storage is expandable via microSD card slot. Adreno 510 GPU takes care of the graphics in the phone.
Connectivity options in the F3 Plus include 4G LTE, VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1, and a micro USB port with support for USB OTG. This smartphone gets a beefy 4000mAh battery with Oppo's VOOC charging technology. The F3 Plus runs Color OS 3.0 based on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow, and there's no scope of Android Nougat update for now.
Going by the pricing and specifications, the Oppo F3 Plus goes against the Vivo V5 Plus in India, which is priced at Rs. 27,990 and also has dual front-facing cameras. Other specifications of the Vivo V5 Plus include Snapdragon 625 SoC, 4GB of RAM, 64GB of internal storage, 16MP rear-facing camera, and a 3055mAh battery.