Eyeing Diwali, India’s largest festive season, Oppo India has released a special Diwali edition of popular F3 series for Indian markets. The new variant which was released in the last week of September will be in Red colour. The new Red Diwali variant will be an extension to popular F3 series which is known for ‘perfect dual selfies’. Looking at the rise of selfie trend in India, Oppo has rebranded itself as ‘selfie camera expert and leader’.
Diwali is also known as The Great Indian Electronics Sale. Brands related to consumer electronics space pump their production looking at Diwali sales rush. During the festive season, products are available at discounted rates. Most Indians consider buying new a product on Diwali as auspicious. The festive season is traditionally considered to be the period when purchases surge and contribute about 30 percent to industry’s annual sales. Oppo, being the growth-oriented technology company would not want to miss the festive sales rush, thus a special Diwali-only Red variant.
Oppo smartphones are now being used by more than 20 crores ‘young’ users. According to IDC, Oppo was ranked as the number 4 smartphone brand globally in 2016. With a wider presence in offline sales, Oppo F3 has achieved a market share of 24.8% in India in mid-range category, says a Counterpoint report.
The Diwali customized edition OPPO F3 comes in a stylish Red Color along with a shining metallic luster. Two thread-thin metallic bands have been widened to achieve a perfect proportion, with a customized golden painting technology. Meanwhile, the red texture is so bright and glossy that it reflects light. Bright and all metal red body – everything comes together to give an impression of youth, fashion and the beginning of the festive season.
The OPPO F3 Red Specifications:
Height – 153.3mm
Width – 75.2 mm
Thickness – 7.3 mm
Weight – 153 gram (With Battery)
Color – Red
Operating System – ColorOS 4.0. Android 8.0 update expected.
Processor – MT6750T (Octa-core 1.5GHz)
GPU – MaliT86-MP2
RAM – 4 GB
Storage – 64 GB (Support microSD card up to 128GB)
Battery – 3200mAh (typical Value) (unremovable)
Charger – 5V 2A
Size – 5.5 inches
Type – In-Cell, IPS TFT
Resolution – FHD (1920 by 1080 pixels)
PPI – 401
Touch Panel/ Type – 2.5D, Corning® Gorilla® Glass 5
Rear Camera – 13-megapixel, Dual PDAF
Rear Aperture – f/2.2
Front Camera – 16-megapixel
Front Camera (Wide-angle) – 8-megapixel, ultra-wide angle
Rear Flash – LED Flash
SIM Card Type – Dual nano-SIM, 4G
GPS – Supported
Bluetooth – 4.0
Wi-Fi – 802.11 a/b/g/n, 2.4GHz, 5GHz
NFC – No
OTG – Supported
Sensors Distance Sensor, Light Sensor, G-sensor, E-compass
Oppo F3 Red Diwali edition will be available on Amazon and offline Oppo retailers. It is priced at Rs 18,990.
– Chaitanya Kulkarni.
Note – Specifications based on the press release.