As per invites, OPPO is scheduled to launch its first ever dual camera smartphone, the F3 Plus today. The company is hosting the event in New Delhi, which will kick off at 12.30 PM. You can catch the event live on OPPO s Facebook or Twitter page, or their YouTube channel. Live streaming service Hotstar will also be streaming the launch. Also Read - OnePlus phones in future will continue to run OxygenOS despite merger with Oppo: ReportAlso Read - OnePlus - Oppo integration: What this partnership means for smartphone users?
While schedule-wise we are still a few hours from the launch, a report by PhoneRadar claims to have already got their hands on the pricing and availability of the OPPO F3 Plus. According to the website and a confirmation for their source , the OPPO F3 Plus will be priced at Rs 31,990 in India. If the pricing comes to be true, it will make the OPPO F3 Plus the costliest smartphone from OPPO in the last couple of years. Also Read - Best wearable gift ideas under Rs 5,000 for Father's Day 2021
Additionally, the report also reveals the availability of the device, which says that it will be sold on Amazon India, Flipkart, Paytm, Onlymobiles and Snapdeal. Besides that, apparently the smartphone will also be available for pre-booking starting tomorrow for an initial payment of Rs 4,000.
While the other e-commerce retailers may not be confirmed, according to a promotional poster shared by OPPO on its official Facebook page, it does hint at a partnership with Flipkart, Amazon India and Snapdeal.
Besides that, just a couple of days ago, the OPPO F3 Plus was spotted on benchmarking website GFXBench, revealing a bunch of things about the device. The listing revealed that the OPPO F3 Plus will feature a large 6-inch, FullHD display. It will be powered by Snapdragon 653 chipset with four Cortex-A72 and another four Cortex-A53 cores, along with an Adreno 510 GPU, which will be pushing pixels on that panel. Additionally, the chipset will be coupled with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of on-board storage. ALSO READ: Oppo F3 Plus leaked on GFXBench ahead of launch on March 23: Specification and features
As for photography, which is also the highlight of the smartphone, the selfie setup on the OPPO F3 Plus will consist of a 16-megapixel unit, along with an 8-megapixel one. Although, GFXBench did only manage to detect the former, but previous leaks almost confirm the 8-megapixel unit accompanying on the front. On the back, we find another 16-megapixel camera. Plus, powering the device will be a big 4,000 mAh battery.
Additionally, along with the Oppo F3 Plus, its smaller variant OPPO F3 is also expected to accompany the launch. From what we know so far, the OPPO F3 will be the smaller of the two models with a 5.5-inch HD Super AMOLED display. Under the hood, it is expected to come powered with Qualcomm Snapdragon 635 processor paired with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of internal storage. For photography, F3 is likely to feature a 20-megapixel front camera while the F3 Plus is expected to come with a dual selfie camera with a combination of 20-megapixel and 8-megapixel snappers.