OPPO Joy 3 launched in India with 4GB ROM for 7,990 INR ($126)


OPPO has announced another smartphone for the Indian market in the entry-level to mid-range OPPO Joy 3.

The phone comes with  a 1.3GHz quad-core processor (the MediaTek MT6582m) and a paltry 1GB RAM and 4GB ROM. OPPO isn’t particularly known for its prices, and the Joy 3 certainly doesn’t attempt to bring a change there.

Besides that, there’s a 4.5-inch with an FWVGA resolution of 854 x 480 pixels to take you back to 2011. Other specifications of the phone include a 5 mega-pixel fixed focus rear camera, another 2 mega-pixel fixed focus front shooter, a 2000mAh battery and Android 4.4 KitKat overlaid with ColorOS 2.1.

OPPO does provide a really good build on most of its phones, but asking for 7,990 INR / US$126 for a phone with 1GB RAM, 4GB ROM and a 5 mega-pixel fixed focus camera is… asking for trouble.

Buyers have a tonne of different options to choose from, and by the looks of it, the Joy 3 will be overlooked.

OPPO Joy 3-Black

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9 Comments

  1. Mrinal
    July 15, 2015

    Hahaha it’s July Fool’s day at OPPO. -_-” Which developer in 2015 could >ever< think this is a good idea. Such a waste of money and resources. If they stopped crap like this they might be able to keep up in the real smartphone market, the N3 isn't going to last forever.

  2. Paap Mrittu
    July 15, 2015

    For a brief time I thought that it was with 4GB ram.

    • July 15, 2015

      I wish……

      • Rob
        July 15, 2015

        I think you put the decimal point in the wrong place, shouldn’t it be $12.60! lol

  3. Jean Carlo Palmisano Rademaker
    July 15, 2015

    Paap Mrittu So Did I haha!, Nah cant believe anyone would buy this unless its by accident 😀

  4. Tutankamu
    July 15, 2015

    Fully garbage.

  5. iKosh
    July 15, 2015

    Is this the cheapest OPPO ever?

  6. VMortens
    July 15, 2015

    At first glance it reminds me of old good Haier W910i. The thing is, W910 was released to market 3 years ago, has more ROM, better display, would probably still perform better and was offered at the same price level (USD to EUR ratio was much better then, tho, so I bought it really cheap).
    My point is: they offer a phone that wouldn’t be too attractive even 3 years ago, for the price that looks OK only to them. Good luck with it Oppo – you need it.

  7. Burs
    July 15, 2015

    No thanks. Um.. let me think again. Still no.