After a series of leaks and teasers, OPPO has finally made the OPPO K3 smartphone official in China. The new offering from the brand comes with a pop-up selfie camera and VOOC 3.0 fast charging support. In addition to the new smartphone, OPPO has also launched power banks and car chargers with VOOC Flash Charge and Super VOOC Flash Charge support.
OPPO K3 Expected Price in India, Car Chargers and Power Banks
The OPPO K3 has been launched in three variants in China. The 6GB RAM + 64GB storage model is priced at CNY 1,599 (approx. INR 16,100) and the variant with 6GB RAM + 128GB storage is priced at CNY 1,899 (approx. INR 19,100). The third variant is a top-end one with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage, and it is priced at CNY 2,299 (around INR 23,200). In China, the phone will go on sale on June 1, 2019. The top-end model will hit the sale shelves by the end of June 2019. For now, the company has not revealed its plan to launch the phone in other markets including India.
As for the VOOC car chargers and power banks launched by OPPO today, they are now listed on its online shop in China. The 10,000mAh 20W VOOC power bank costs CNY 279 (approx. 2,800) while its Super VOOC variant costs CNY 379 (approx. INR 3,800). The Super VOOC car charger is priced at CNY 199 (approx. INR 2,000).
Notably, the new OPPO Super VOOC power bank offers up to 50W two-way charging support. It features one USB Type-C port and dual battery packs of 5,000mAh each. The VOOC power bank has a 3D build that fits easily in the palm while the Super VOOC power bank boasts carbon fiber texture design that gives it a premium look.
OPPO K3 With Snapdragon 710 SoC, Pop-Up Selfie Camera, VOOC 3.0 Support
The OPPO K3 comes with a 6.5-inch full-HD+ AMOLED display at 1080×2340 pixels resolution and 19.5:9 aspect ratio paired with DC dimming feature. A Snapdragon 710 SoC powers the phone with up to 8GB of RAM and 256GB of internal storage, depending on the variant. The phone ships with Android 9 Pie-based ColorOS 6.0. OPPO has equipped the K3 with GameBoost 2.0 feature paired with Frame Boost and Touch Boost that enhance the overall gaming experience on the device. Also, the LinkBoost 2.0 feature allows users to optimize network performance on the phone.
For imaging, the OPPO K3 has a 16MP pop-up selfie camera, which is touted to lift in just 0.74 seconds. On the rear, the phone has a 16MP+2MP dual camera setup. The cameras are further advanced by features such as AI portrait mode, AI scene detection, and Ultra Clear Night View 2.0 to brighten low-light shots.
A 3,765mAh battery backs the phone with OPPO’s proprietary VOOC 3.0 technology. Connectivity options include dual-SIM, 4G LTE, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, USB Type-C, GPS/ A-GPS, and more. The phone has an In-display fingerprint sensor geared with compensating projection technology offering 28.5% faster unlocking speed over conventional in-display fingerprint sensors.