5.5-inch, P16990, Dual Selfie Camera OPPO F3 available in PH on May 13

The just-launched OPPO F3 can take group portraits (groufies) without a selfie stick (made possible by its 8MP wide angle secondary front camera). Meanwhile, its 16MP main front camera hits all your selfie needs. The F3 is the smaller sibling of the 6-inch OPPO F3 Plus (P23990), is available for pre-order from May 5 to 12, and will hit PH stores starting May 13.

Like the OPPO F3 Plus, the F3 has independently-working (not bokeh-focused) dual front cameras (normal field of view and wide angle), its rear camera is also 13MP, the front-placed finger print sensor is also on the physical home button, the RAM (4GB) and internal storage (64GB) are the same, and the F3 inherits the familiar round-cornered metal body that’s easy to hold.

Alden Richard, OPPO brand ambassador.

Unlike the F3 Plus, the F3 has a smaller display (5.5-inch vs 6-inch), a smaller battery (3200 mAh vs 4000 mAh), a different processor (Snapdragon 653 vs Mediatek 6750T), three trays for 2 SIMs and 1 micro SD card (vs the F3 Plus’s hybrid SIM tray (2 nano SIMs or 1 SIM and 1 microSD), and a lower price tag (P16990 vs P23990). The OPPO F3 can also fit in standard selfie sticks, unlike the bigger F3 Plus.

OPPO F3 Full Specs

5.5-inch FHD IPS In Cell (1920×1080, 401 ppi) with 2.5D curved glass
Gorilla Glass 5 protection
1.5 GHz 64 Bit MT6750T octa core processor | Mali T860 | 4GB RAM
64GB internal storage, up to 256GB via dedicated micro SD card slot
Rear Camera: 13 MP f/2.2 w/ PDAF and dual tone LED flash
Front Cameras: 16 MP f/2.0 w/ AF + 8 MP 120 degrees wide angle lens and screen flash
Android 6.0 Marshmallow w/ ColorOS 3.0
WiFi, 3G, LTE, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, A GPS, dual SIM
Sensors: Accelerometer, light, orientation, proximity, gyroscope, sound, magnetic
Front-positioned Fingerprint sensor
3,200 mAh Battery
153 x 72.5 x 7.3 mm | 153g
Price: PHP 16,990

The OPPO F3 goes on sale in the Philippines, India, Vietnam, Myanmar, and Indonesia on May 13.

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Irwin Allen Rivera loves his wife's cooking so much he's now twice the man he used to be. His English essay won a Don Carlos Palanca Memorial Award for Literature in 2012. His philosophical-horror story appeared in Philippine Speculative Fiction 8 (2013). He was managing editor and lead writer of Sites and Symbols 2 (2005), a coffee-table book about buildings in UP Diliman - his alma mater (BA Philosophy; MA Creative Writing continuing). He worked at the UP Diliman Information Office before shifting to web content writing. His sudden fiction, "Notwithstanding Pigs," initially a Friendster testimonial, appeared in Philippines Graphic (2006) and in Very Short Stories for Harried Readers (2007). He used to write for www.technoodling.net.