Oppo F3 Diwali Limited Edition: Raises Style Quotient!

06-11-2017 Haider Ali Khan

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Mobile Ratings :

5-inch

75.2X153.3

13

13

3200 mAh

non-removable

1

1.5 GHz

The OppoF3 Red is the new edition to its portfolio from the Chinese smartphone maker for the Indian consumers during Diwali to encash the festivity into sales number. The new F3 Diwali Limited Edition is designed strategically with Red and Gold detailing which makes it a perfect gift for Diwali. The smartphone is exactly the same as its predecessor, the Oppo F3, which has been one of the most selling phones in 15K- 30K price category as per the research done by Counterpoint. Priced at Rs 18,990, the Oppo F3 Red Diwali Edition could be your gift to someone very special; who cherishes to click selfies all day long in solo and in group too.

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Could be the size

75.2 x 153.3 x 7.3 mm | 153 | Android 6.0 | 5.5 / 1920 x 1080 | 4GB RAM, 64GB | 3200 mAh | 13MP, 13MP | Dual Nano-SIM

The body of Oppo F3 has a metal body with all metal back having oblique edges and three slim antenna lines on the two ends of the rear panel. In the front of the device one can see all glass occurrences with a capacitive home button with keys on its both sides for giving the user to do multitasking and also for backing. The home button is enclosing fingerprint reader which is quite sensitive and fast. The bottom of the device consists of single speaker which is loud but the size of the speaker is quite small which usually distorts at high volumes. The feel of the phone while holding it is quite solid in the hand. The Red along with the Gold detailing makes it an eye-catching smartphone and will surely sway the attention of the onlookers at least once. The display has also been customized for the Diwali with the new UI on top of Marshmallow. The phone weighs around 153 grams.

The Oppo F3 comes with a 5.5-inch fullHD IPS LCD display. While a 1080p resolution panel sounds disappointing on paper in the day and age of big QuadHD displays, but it has crisp and sharp colors, good viewing angles and adequate brightness levels.T he Oppo F3 Red reminds us of Oppo F3 in all aspects.

The Oppo F3 Red features dual cameras at the front. It has a 16MP primary camera with an aperture of f2.0 and an 8MP secondary camera with a 120-degree wide angle lens that allows for 105-degree field of view group selfies. The rear camera is of 13MP with an aperture of f2.2.

The camera of F3 is loaded with several software features such as Screen flash, Selfie Panorama, Smart facial recognition and Palm shutter. The smart facial recognition lets u choose automatically between the two lenses which depend upon the subject being shot. F3 Red allows you to switch between the portrait and wideangle sensors. It also captures images very nicely even in low light. The images produced by Oppo F3 Red are quite remarkable and also allow it to be ahead of other phones of this price range. The rear camera is also quite impressive providing a good range of pictures in well light conditions as well as in dim light conditions. The Oppo F3 Red surprisingly lacks front LED flash which is one of the adverse set back especially when the device is focusing on selfies.

The Oppo F3 Red runs on Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow with Oppo’s Color OS custom UI skin on top. The device is also supporting gesture drawing to start various applications and the device can also be unlocked by just simply double tapping on the screen. The notification shade is split into two separate screens, with one listing your notifications and the other housing quick toggles for Wi-Fi, 4G, and Bluetooth and so on. The company could have added the latest operating platform to the device, as an update though. 

The battery of Oppo F3 Red is of 3,200mAh meaning it gives enough power to device to last for long time plus the battery life is further enhanced with the processor giving battery a long life. It does not drain easily and takes you to a day at least, with ease.

The other specifications of this device is that it comes with 4G LTE, VoLTE, GPRS, 3G, 2G, GPS/A-GPS, Bluetooth 4.0.

The Oppo F3 Red is amongst the few selfie centric phones which lives upto their expectations in 19K category by delivering clear and crisp images each time we click a selfie. The smartphone does well on all fronts with a unique display and a capable processor to go with. The company could have added the latest Android update to the smartphone. This phone could be a Diwali gift this season for your loved ones. And if you’re using already using the F3, than this may not be the phone for you. But, you cannot ignore this beautiful device, especially ladies. Do watch out!

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Haider Ali Khan

Haider is an active writer in technology who loves to dwell deeper into new innovations. He holds a degree in English Journalism from the prestigious Indian Institu...

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