The wait is finally over! Chinese smartphone maker Oppo has finally unveiled its flagship F3 ‘selfie expert’ smartphone at a special launch event in Mumbai. The newly launched Oppo F3 is ideal for taking a group selfie. This dual selfie camera smartphone comprises 16MP selfie camera for clicking perfect group selfies. The 5.5-inch full HD screen of the phone is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection. It comes with a solid state fingerprint scanner.

Earlier in March this year, the company had launched Oppo F3 Plus in India. The smartphone features a 6.0-inch IPS capacitive display which is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass protection. It is powered by octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 SoC and runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow. F3 Plus comes with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal memory which can be expanded upto 256GB via a microSD slot. The USP of the phone is its camera. It features a combination of a 16MP and an 8MP camera in the front and a 16MP camera in the rear. In terms of connectivity, the phone supports 4G, Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, and USB along with a powerful 4,000 mAh battery.

Ahead of the launch of the Oppo F3 smartphone, Will Yang, Brand Director, OPPO India unveiled the new jersey of Indian Cricket team. The brand has also partnered with the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) to launch a special edition F3 black smartphone which has a BCCI logo on it.

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Oppo Team India (Photo: YouTube)

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Oppo Team India jersey (Photo: YouTube)

Features
The phone is ideal for taking a group selfie. It features a dual selfie camera making it your ideal companion for clicking group selfie. It features a 16MP selfie camera and double view group selfie camera for clicking perfect group selfies. It features a 6p lens and bokeh effect for DSLR quality images. On the rear, it has a 13MP camera. The interesting thing about the selfie camera of the phone is that it will automatically shift to the group selfie mode when three people come in its field of view.

Design
Oppo F3 features an aluminium body with lesser bezels. The 5.5-inch full HD screen of the phone is protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection and it comes with a solid state fingerprint scanner, which is much faster than the other smartphones in the market.

Specifications
From apps to the hardware, the phone is loaded with powerful features that make it worth the buy. Check out the specs here:

Battery: 3200 mAh battery
RAM: 4GB
Internal Memory: 64GB (expandable via microSD card)
Operating System: Colour OS 3.0
SIM: Dual SIM
SD card slot: triple card slot (2 for SIMs + 1 for SD card)
Price: Rs 19,990

Apps
Another interesting feature of the Oppo F3 is its ‘Clone Apps’ feature. Coupled with the two SIM, the feature lets you use the same app with two SIM separately. To put it simply, you can operate two WhatsApp accounts (and similar apps) in one phone.

The phone also features the ‘Indian version’ of Oppo AppStore, which lets you download apps with ease.

Special Offers:
As mentioned earlier, Oppo F3 is priced at Rs 19,990. The Phone is up for pre-orders from May 4, 2017, to May 12, 2017, and it will go on its first sale on May 13, 2017.

But that’s not it as the company is giving three lucky winners an exclusive chance to witness ICC finals live in London. All you have to do is pre-order your phone before May 12, 2017.

Meanwhile, take a look at what the celebrities are saying about Oppo F3 smartphone:

All hail the majestic new #SelfieExpert – the #OPPOF3. Well the long wait’s over. It’s here! http://bit.ly/2qx5Mvp

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Hold your breath – the new #SelfieExpert has arrived. Welcome to the Dual Selfie Camera era! #OPPOF3 http://bit.ly/2qx5Mvp

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