OPPO Launchesthe new Selfie Expert F3 Plus with Dual Selfie Camera, Kick starting the ‘Group Selfie’

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The ever-evolving global smartphone brand OPPO, kick startedthe ‘Group Selfie’ trend today by launching the new Selfie Expert F3 Plus, priced at Rs69,990.The F3 Plus features the brand’s first dual front selfie camera including a first-ever120-degree wide-angle Group Selfie Camera. The F3 Plusfirst sale will be on April 1st 2017 in all regions across Sri Lanka.

OPPO’s New Brand Ambassador, youth icon and Bollywood superstar– Deepika Padukone and renowned Indian Photographer – Dabboo Ratnani also shared their own selfie experience with OPPO F3 Plus during the event.

OPPO F3 Plus delivers great selfie photos through the revolutionary dual selfie front cameras: a 16-megapixel camera for selfie and a 120 degree wide angle lens for group selfie.The rear camera is co-developed with Sony, equipped with a customized IMX398 sensor for serious photography. The F3 Plus is a high-end smartphone that is efficient, long-lasting, secure and beautiful, addressing today’s highly demanding mobile first world. 

“OPPO is an industry leader in the Selfie Revolution with the recent ‘Selfie Experts’ F-series. Our brand has been growing rapidly across Southeast Asia and other regions around the world. As per the GFK data, we becamethe No.2 smartphone brand in India offline market last year. The dual selfie camera F3 Pluswill mark a new ‘Group Selfie’ trendand reinforce our position as the Selfie Expert,” said Sky Li, Global VP & President of OPPO India.

Remarkable Wide-Angle &Dual-Front Selfie Camera Define the Next Expert-Class Photography


Set to be the next ultimate ‘Selfie Expert’, the F3 Plusfeatures dual front selfie camera.The 16-megapixel front camera builds upon the technology offered by the earlier ‘Selfie Expert’ F1s. At the core of this camera is a 1/3-inch sensor, which helps increase light exposure and clarity to images. The large f/2.0 apertureallows for great depth-of-field effects – clear foreground focus matched with the perfect amount of background blurriness.

In becoming the ‘Group Selfie’ secret weapon, the F3 Plus has aspecialized 120-degree wide-angle 8MP camera which captures a wider view, 105 percent more than a regular 80 degree lens field of view. This allows even more people to enter the frame with minimized lens distortion, thanks to the 6P camera lens. The camera also packs an eight-megapixel camera featuring a ¼-inch sensor.

By built in Smart Facial Recognition, F3 Plus will notify users to switch to ‘Group Selfie’ modeif there are more than three persons in the frame. Users can snap their Group Selfie at ease, without compromising image stability when taking selfie with one hand.

The outstanding rear camera offers professional and high-end photography performance with fast focusing speed, noise reduction and advanced low-light performance.Powering the 16 megapixel rear camera is a brand-new 1/2.8 inch IMX398 sensor. This sensor is jointly developed by OPPO and Sony, which features Dual PDAF – dual phase detection autofocus technology. This next technology doubles the sensor’s pixel array area that’s filled with photodiodes,necessary for phase detection autofocus. This makes for 40 percent faster focusing speeds even in low light. Paired with the large f/1.7 aperture, the resulting images are clear and breathtaking. 

There are other innovative technologies packed into the F3 Plus to help users capture picture-perfect, flawless selfies. OPPO’s pioneering beautification editing software, Beautify 4.0,will allow users to choose from various beautification modes, ensuring images presenting the favorable effects.  

Long battery endurance and VOOC flash charge

Extended daily usage is another of the device’s core features. The 4,000 mAh built in battery gives the F3 Plus a standby time of more than 284 hours . Through OPPO’s proprietary and industry leading rapid VOOC Flash Charge Solution, the battery will charge four times faster than standard batteries. Users can get up to 2 hours of talk time with just 5 minutes of charging. 

A Flawless Smartphone Experience

The OPPO F3 Plusis fast, utilizing an octa-core processor backed by 4GB RAM and 64GB ROM. It also offers a dual-slot card tray that can hold two Nano 4G SIM cards or one Nano SIM card with amicroSD card, expandingmemory to up to 256GB. OPPO’s leading optimized ColorOS 3.0 system ensures superb speed with less energy consumptionand flawless performance with built-in Privacy Protection feature and Avast-based virus scanner. 

Privacy protection and security is alsoa top priority. The F3 Plus’Lightning-Fast Touch Access is undoubtedly one of the quickest in the market. The home button fingerprint reader in the F3 Plus unlocks the phone in a mere 0.2s. The fingerprint reader is even more versatile with the fingerprint-activated calling and app launch functions. 

Users can enjoy the flexibility to multi-task and ‘work hard, snap hard’, all on one smartphone – seamlessly, securely, with a long battery life. 

Stunning Design and Exquisite Craftsmanship 

The F3 Plusis constructed with a metal unibody and carefully crafted for a better sense of hand-gripping, resulting in a sleek and thin smartphone that is a wonder to hold. The 6-inch, 2.5D Corning Gorilla Glass 5 screen features a pre-applied protective screen coating, giving it an elegant, classy and premium lookwhile retaining unmatched durability.

The six-string ultra-fine antennais re-thinkingdesign by OPPO, removing the ubiquitous, thick pair of white antenna lines of smartphone and make the back shell a stunning look.

Amazing Colors & Competitive Pricing

The F3 Pluscomes in Gold and Black.Priced at Rs.69,990, the Gold variant of the F3 Plus will be available from 1st April 2017in OPPO stores across Sri Lanka. The pre-order starts from today till 31st March 2017. There is also a Black color variant for the F3 Plus which will be available later.

Take selfie with Deepika Padukone and Dabboo Ratnani

At the event OPPO announced its new brand ambassador  the youth icon and Bollywood superstar Deepika Padukone. Deepika Padukone shared her experience of how excited she is to be a part of the OPPO family and kick start the ‘Group Selfie’ trend with the OPPO F3 Plus. “It’s amazing to see the way OPPO has identified the nerves of the Indian youth and the trend – Selfies. Wherever I go, I find people taking selfies and excited to I have also joined the wagon!” said Deepika Padukone. OPPO also shared the new TVC at the launch event. 

Renowned photographers, also shared their experience in associating with the F3 Plus and how they are looking forward to use the great technology that OPPO F3 Plus will offer and which will take selfies a notch further.

OPPO F3 Plus Key Features:

Screen size    :  6.0 inches
Front camera  :  16-megapixel with 1/3-inch sensor
                          8-megapixel with 1/4-inch sensor, 120°wide angle 
Rearcamera    :  16-megapixel, 1/2.8-inch IMX 398 sensor, F/1.7,Dual PDAF
Touch Access :  0.2s solid fingerprint recognition + fingerprint-activated calling and app launch
RAM                : 4 GB
ROM                : 64 GB (Support extension to 256GB with microSD)
Battery             : 4000 mAh (Typical) Li-Po Battery ,VOOCFlash Charging
Processor        : Qualcomm MSM8976 Pro
Flash               : Flash
SIM Card Type : Dual nano-SIM, 4G supported

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