Oppo launched its mid-range device oppo k3 on 23rd of July 2019. It is the latest smartphone from Oppo, which resembles more likely to Realme X. Oppo mainly focus on the Indian market with their budget-oriented smartphones.
The base variant of oppo k3 starts at 16,990 INR.
The oppo k3 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 SoC.
oppo k3 boasts with an in-display fingerprint sensor and with a pop-up camera.
oppo k3 Design
The design on the oppo k3 looks more similar to the Realme X as both share the same model, build quality, dimensions, and weight almost the same.
The display on this phone will leave you mouth-watering as it boasts with a full view display by eliminating the notch with a pop-mechanism camera.
oppo k3 features a massive 6.5-inch FHD+ (1080 x 2340) AMOLED display with an 85.5% screen to body ratio and a 19:5:9 aspect ratio and of 394-pixel density.
As speaking of the k3 review build quality, the back is made up of plastic (polycarbonate) which is likely to be well placed in hands with smooth 3D curved edges, and the front is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5.
oppo k3 comes in two color variants Aurora Blue and Jade Black gradient colors the Reno-series inspire the premium look design of Oppo K3.
The rear of the phone k3 review features a dual-camera setup with an LED flash and holding the company branding at the bottom. The oppo k3 also has Dolby support when using the speaker.
The oppo k3 runs on the latest of ColorOS 6 which is based on Android Pie 9.0 and also comes with the latest July Security patch update, the UI is easy to get used to it and has a bunch of features, different shortcuts, and gestures.
There are also some pre-installed third-party apps which are NewsPoint, UC Browser, Dailyhunt, Paytm, Helo, Webnovel, and Amazon Shopping though the bloatware which is not required can be uninstalled.
Under the hood of oppo k3 is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 chipset built on 10nm process which is an octa-core processor clocked at (2×2.2 GHz & 6×1.7 GHz).
The graphics duties on the Oppo K3 are handled by Adreno 616 GPU which can handle games in moderate to high settings and can be playable without any frame drops or lag issues like Asphalt 9, Mortal Kombat, Shadow Fight 2 and PUBG Mobile.
The oppo k3 comes in two storage variants 6GB/64GB & 8GB/128GB, which again has no microSD support for external storage; this could be a disappointment, but the 128GB fulfills our needs.
At the rear of the phone features a dual-camera setup of 16MP f/1.7 aperture PDAF lens and a 2MP f/2.4 aperture depth sensor which is AI-enabled the camera supports nightscape for low light shots and has a 2X digital zoom which is not bad either.
Talking about the front camera features a 16MP f/2.0 aperture pop-camera which captures a decent amount of photos with accurate skin tones and realistic images while the portrait images are not quite up to the mark.
The connectivity on the Oppo K3 is like Wi-Fi 802.11 а/b/g/n/ac, dual-band, Wi-Fi Direct, hotspot, Bluetooth 5.0, GPS, Fingerprint (under display), accelerometer, gyro, proximity, compass.
oppo k3 is powered by a 3765mAh battery which can hold you all day long with moderate usage of gaming, browsing, and texting, and with the on-going 20W fast charger is capable of charging from 0 to 50 in 30min and full the battery in an hour.
Price In India
6.5″ (16.51 cm)
16 MP + 2 MP
Android v9.0 (Pie)
Dual SIM, GSM+GSM, Dual VoLTE
SIM1: Nano SIM2: Nano
4G: Available (supports Indian bands) 3G: Available, 2G: Available