Doogee lists the 5 features that make the F3 the ‘flagship of flagships’


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The resurrected Doogee has been up to some impressive stuff lately. The Doogee Y100 Pro (that we’re currently testing) along with some other impressive devices have made mid-2015 quite a good year for Doogee.

The Doogee F3 is one such phone on which Doogee is betting big. It’s supposed to come with the MT6753 processor (along with a more powerful limited edition version), and will also have custom engraved wooden rear covers if things go as per plan.

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Doogee today sent over info about 5 features of the Doogee F3 which make the phone a real flagship. Here’s:

  • Samsung 3M2 CMOS sensor: Most flagships feature the IMX214 13 mega-pixel sensor, but the F3 will have an ISOCELL 3M2 CMOS sensor from Samsung with PDAF for super fast focusing.
  • Wooden and Bamboo covers.
  • LG displays: 5-inch 720p on the F3, 5-inch 1080p on the F3 Pro
  • Penta-faceted crystal edges: Like we’ve mentioned in the past, the Doogee F3 reminds us of the Galaxy S6. And, the F3 will come complete with penta-faceted edges cut using CNC machines.
  • Voice control: The Doogee F3 will have support for voice unlock, music control and more custom voice gestures.

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We’re quite liking the revamped Doogee. The F3 does hold a lot of promise, and with less than a month to go for its launch we can’t wait to see how the phone turns out.

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74 Comments

  1. balcobomber25
    July 21, 2015

    The Flagship of Flagship featuring a cutting edge groundbreaking display with a 720p resolution and a MT6753. If anything it could be the Flagship of Budgets.

    Personally I would love to succeed Doogee succeed it is good for the industry. The above phone looks a bit like an S6 but that isn’t a bad thing. The one thing Doogee needs to work on or none of this matters though is there customer service, or lack there of. The greatest specs in the world won’t mean a thing if you have zero customer service.

    • Aa
      July 21, 2015

      No, the other one. Pro version will have 1080p display.

      • balcobomber25
        July 21, 2015

        Even that is not great for flagships, its average these days. Personally I prefer a 720p display because it looks good and doesnt use lots of battery but its not where close to being a flagship display in 2015.

      • balcobomber25
        July 21, 2015

        Even that is not great for flagships, its average these days. Personally I prefer a 720p display because it looks good and doesnt use lots of battery but its not where close to being a flagship display in 2015.

    • Aa
      July 21, 2015

      No, the other one. Pro version will have 1080p display.

    • cul8
      July 21, 2015

      as fas as you know, zopo has better customer service? because i’m between this pro version and the new speed 7…thanks

      • balcobomber25
        July 21, 2015

        Yes because they actually have customer service, Doogee has none.

    • Les Tindale
      September 10, 2015

      Agree Doogee service is basically non existent, so I have bought 4 Doogee phones from other suppliers. I’m waiting for the F3 Pro to be delivered from a supplier where I purchased on Pre-Sale. Looking forward to receiving it the other phones 3 Voyager2 and 1 DG350 are still working well for me.

  2. balcobomber25
    July 21, 2015

    The Flagship of Flagship featuring a cutting edge groundbreaking display with a 720p resolution and a MT6753. If anything it could be the Flagship of Budgets.

    Personally I would love to succeed Doogee succeed it is good for the industry. The above phone looks a bit like an S6 but that isn’t a bad thing. The one thing Doogee needs to work on or none of this matters though is there customer service, or lack there of. The greatest specs in the world won’t mean a thing if you have zero customer service.

  3. Ivan
    July 21, 2015

    Ok, this finally looks interesting, especially F3 Pro if it has a little better SoC like 6752, but I can live with 6753 too if the price is adequate. Although I don’t like Doogee for their low quality in the past, if they changed for good, I may give ’em a chance. Just remember sensor is not the only important thing. It needs to be paired with good lens and software in order to unleash the potential of the sensor.

  4. Ivan
    July 21, 2015

    Ok, this finally looks interesting, especially F3 Pro if it has a little better SoC like 6752, but I can live with 6753 too if the price is adequate. Although I don’t like Doogee for their low quality in the past, if they changed for good, I may give ’em a chance. Just remember sensor is not the only important thing. It needs to be paired with good lens and software in order to unleash the potential of the sensor.

  5. Paul Sleight
    July 21, 2015

    I am looking for a 5 inch phone next, and despite being more than happy with the 720p screens on my current phones, an fhd screen with a wooden back cover would be enough novelty value for me to get this.

  6. Paul Sleight
    July 21, 2015

    I am looking for a 5 inch phone next, and despite being more than happy with the 720p screens on my current phones, an fhd screen with a wooden back cover would be enough novelty value for me to get this.

    • Evgenij Nebotov
      July 21, 2015

      there is an option with 720p/2gb ram available 🙂

      • Paul Sleight
        July 23, 2015

        Next phone has to be 5 inch FHD screen, 3gb, some form of ID recognition, slim with advanced battery tech, and a decent processor. Or I may get oukitel u10!

        • Evgenij Nebotov
          July 23, 2015

          5.5″ doesn’t cut it unfortunately, at least for me 🙁

    • Evgenij Nebotov
      July 21, 2015

      there is an option with 720p/2gb ram available 🙂

  7. VMortens
    July 21, 2015

    I expect some catch in here.
    Guys in different forums have already discovered, that Doogee Valencia2 Pro Y100 has a battery stating 2200mAh on the battery sticker, and 1800 mAh underneath that. CPU being 1.0MHz instead of 1.3MHz is another thing.
    Would be nice if they avoid failures lke that.

    • balcobomber25
      July 21, 2015

      Sadly that has been the story of Doogee, lying about specs.

      • Sansa
        July 22, 2015

        They are simply Doodging.

    • balcobomber25
      July 21, 2015

      Sadly that has been the story of Doogee, lying about specs.

  8. VMortens
    July 21, 2015

    I expect some catch in here.
    Guys in different forums have already discovered, that Doogee Valencia2 Pro Y100 has a battery stating 2200mAh on the battery sticker, and 1800 mAh underneath that. CPU being 1.0MHz instead of 1.3MHz is another thing.
    Would be nice if they avoid failures lke that.

  9. Chico Migraña
    July 21, 2015

    3m2 Samsung camera? Same as alife s1? Not better than the Sony from Mi3

    • balcobomber25
      July 21, 2015

      It’s really tough to judge a sensor vs another sensor unless are both are using the same hardware and software. Other phones that have used the ISOCELL sensor have taken very good pictures. The problem with a lot of these smaller companies is they use a good sensor but they mix it with poor optics and software. You can put the Sony IMX 135 found in the Mi3 in some of these cameras and the pictures still won’t look good. The sensor is only one part of the equation.

      • Doogeef3
        August 6, 2015

        Does the camera have OIS? And does the device support quick charging? There are mixed posts along the Internet.

        • balcobomber25
          August 6, 2015

          Which device in question?

          • Doogeef3
            August 6, 2015

            doogee f3 pro

  10. balcobomber25
    July 21, 2015

    The Flagship of Flagship featuring a cutting edge groundbreaking display with a 720p resolution and a MT6753. If anything it could be the Flagship of Budgets.

    Personally I would love to succeed Doogee succeed it is good for the industry. The above phone looks a bit like an S6 but that isn’t a bad thing. The one thing Doogee needs to work on or none of this matters though is there customer service, or lack there of. The greatest specs in the world won’t mean a thing if you have zero customer service.

    • Aa
      July 21, 2015

      No, the other one. Pro version will have 1080p display.

    • balcobomber25
      July 21, 2015

      Even that is not great for flagships, its average these days. Personally I prefer a 720p display because it looks good and doesnt use lots of battery but its not where close to being a flagship display in 2015.

    • cul8
      July 21, 2015

      as fas as you know, zopo has better customer service? because i’m between this pro version and the new speed 7…thanks

    • balcobomber25
      July 21, 2015

      Yes because they actually have customer service, Doogee has none.

    • Les Tindale
      September 10, 2015

      Agree Doogee service is basically non existent, so I have bought 4 Doogee phones from other suppliers. I’m waiting for the F3 Pro to be delivered from a supplier where I purchased on Pre-Sale. Looking forward to receiving it the other phones 3 Voyager2 and 1 DG350 are still working well for me.

  11. Guest
    July 21, 2015

    Ok, this finally looks interesting, especially F3 Pro if it has a little better SoC like 6752, but I can live with 6753 too if the price is adequate. Although I don’t like Doogee for their low quality in the past, if they changed for good, I may give ’em a chance. Just remember sensor is not the only important thing. It needs to be paired with good lens and software in order to unleash the potential of the sensor.

  12. Paul Sleight
    July 21, 2015

    I am looking for a 5 inch phone next, and despite being more than happy with the 720p screens on my current phones, an fhd screen with a wooden back cover would be enough novelty value for me to get this.

    • Evgenij Nebotov
      July 21, 2015

      there is an option with 720p/2gb ram available 🙂

    • Paul Sleight
      July 23, 2015

      Next phone has to be 5 inch FHD screen, 3gb, some form of ID recognition, slim with advanced battery tech, and a decent processor. Or I may get oukitel u10!

    • Evgenij Nebotov
      July 23, 2015

      5.5″ doesn’t cut it unfortunately, at least for me 🙁

  13. VMortens
    July 21, 2015

    I expect some catch in here.
    Guys in different forums have already discovered, that Doogee Valencia2 Pro Y100 has a battery stating 2200mAh on the battery sticker, and 1800 mAh underneath that. CPU being 1.0MHz instead of 1.3MHz is another thing.
    Would be nice if they avoid failures lke that.

    • balcobomber25
      July 21, 2015

      Sadly that has been the story of Doogee, lying about specs.

    • Sansa
      July 22, 2015

      They are simply Doodging.

  14. Yeti hand
    July 21, 2015

    MEH

    • Muhammad Yasir
      July 22, 2015

      but…why?

  15. Ricardo A.
    July 21, 2015

    3m2 Samsung camera? Same as alife s1? Not better than the Sony from Mi3

    • balcobomber25
      July 21, 2015

      It’s really tough to judge a sensor vs another sensor unless are both are using the same hardware and software. Other phones that have used the ISOCELL sensor have taken very good pictures. The problem with a lot of these smaller companies is they use a good sensor but they mix it with poor optics and software. You can put the Sony IMX 135 found in the Mi3 in some of these cameras and the pictures still won’t look good. The sensor is only one part of the equation.

    • Guest
      August 6, 2015

      Does the camera have OIS? And does the device support quick charging? There are mixed posts along the Internet.

    • balcobomber25
      August 6, 2015

      Which device in question?

    • Guest
      August 6, 2015

      doogee f3 pro

  16. Yeti hand
    July 21, 2015

    MEH

    • Guest
      July 22, 2015

      but…why?

  17. Brooklyn701
    July 22, 2015

    Anything below real (!!!) 3000 mAh on a Flagship, even a budget Flagship, is useless. No matter what else is on the paper.

  18. SPLEND1D
    July 22, 2015

    good doggie!

  19. Guest
    July 22, 2015

    Anything below real (!!!) 3000 mAh on a Flagship, even a budget Flagship, is useless. No matter what else is on the paper.

  20. SPLEND1D
    July 22, 2015

    good doggie!

  21. FJP
    August 6, 2015

    Hi, I am thinking about pre-ordering the Doogee F3 Pro. But I do have/some doubts about the real specs of this looking at some comments here. Also I do not know what the actual retail price would be.

    I am interested in all your thoughts about this

  22. Guest
    August 6, 2015

    Hi, I am thinking about pre-ordering the Doogee F3 Pro. But I do have/some doubts about the real specs of this looking at some comments here. Also I do not know what the actual retail price would be.

    I am interested in all your thoughts about this

  23. calvin greene
    August 11, 2015

    Will this have on screen buttons as well as the physical bottom ones?

  24. calvin greene
    August 11, 2015

    Will this have on screen buttons as well as the physical bottom ones?

  25. Moshe Seboun
    August 17, 2015

    I see what you are all saying, but my question is, is it worth it for 160$ or are there are better oprions, my criteria are 5″, 4G, 2-3 RAM + 16 ROM, FHD

    • Stian K
      August 31, 2015

      There are no better options at 160$

  26. Moshe Seboun
    August 17, 2015

    I see what you are all saying, but my question is, is it worth it for 160$ or are there are better oprions, my criteria are 5″, 4G, 2-3 RAM + 16 ROM, FHD

    • Stan K
      August 31, 2015

      There are no better options at 160$

  27. FJP
    September 10, 2015

    I did pre-ordered the phone, but shipment dates are getting postponed again and again….is this phone for real?

  28. Guest
    September 10, 2015

    I did pre-ordered the phone, but shipment dates are getting postponed again and again….is this phone for real?

  29. Raymond Law-Davis
    September 23, 2015

    Received my F3 Pro 3 days ago (Australia), can’t comment too much yet but it does seem very quick. Definitely has 3G RAM, screen is clearer and brighter than my Huawei P7. Build quality has impressed me although the first night it wouldn’t turn on or charge. Left it overnight and was able to get it back on charge; no problems since then. Some gripes, can not find a way to set the volume of notifications independently of the ring volume and no LED notification of missed calls/messages and notifications or when it is charging. Came in the box with a clear (slightly opaque) case and one screen protector on and another in the box. No ear buds though.

    • Don Frane
      October 4, 2015

      What about battery life?

      • Raymond Law-Davis
        October 4, 2015

        Battery is great on standby. The full HD screen really drains the battery though. After a day of moderate use i have 30-40% of battery left. Heavy use would prob need a charge during the day though.

  30. Raymond Law-Davis
    September 23, 2015

    Received my F3 Pro 3 days ago (Australia), can’t comment too much yet but it does seem very quick. Definitely has 3G RAM, screen is clearer and brighter than my Huawei P7. Build quality has impressed me although the first night it wouldn’t turn on or charge. Left it overnight and was able to get it back on charge; no problems since then. Some gripes, can not find a way to set the volume of notifications independently of the ring volume and no LED notification of missed calls/messages and notifications or when it is charging. Came in the box with a clear (slightly opaque) case and one screen protector on and another in the box. No ear buds though.

    • Don Frane
      October 4, 2015

      What about battery life?

    • Raymond Law-Davis
      October 5, 2015

      Battery is great on standby. The full HD screen really drains the battery though. After a day of moderate use i have 30-40% of battery left. Heavy use would prob need a charge during the day though.

  31. Mark Giardini
    October 6, 2015

    @raymondlawdavis:disqus I am also in Australia – where did you order from mate? I am with Vodafone – any issues?

  32. Mark Giardini
    October 6, 2015

    @raymondlawdavis:disqus I am also in Australia – where did you order from mate? I am with Vodafone – any issues?

  33. OK
    December 1, 2015

    I just
    received the Doogee F3 pro. It’s a nice phone, unfortunately, I will have to
    attempt to root it, or it’s going to be my wireless speaker remote.

    It has installed, and approved on your behalf the permissions for
    all sorts of apps, and most of these apps are locked without the option to
    remove or disable…

    “Torch” has access and collects contacts, location, full sd card access, and
    many others. It has 1 functionality…flash light…why does it need my contacts,
    And i can’t remove it!

    The app “LocationEM2” collects GPS info. Why is it installed? and
    again, i can’t remove it? Who is taking that log.

    The App “HotKnot ” has every possible permission granted to it?

    The App “DX sender” can be disabled, but the permissions that it
    needs is ridiculous.

    The app “Beauty makeup” one remark….really? If i want it, i would
    download it. Can be disabled.

    The app “common data service” …all kinds of permissions granted.
    and can’t be removed. Doesn’t even have an author?

    Some of the above apps may be legit, but seeing Torsh there raised
    a red flag (It was on the news: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2808007/Free-apps-used-spy-millions-phones-Flashlight-program-used-secretly-record-location-phone-content-text-messages.html

    ).

    I didn’t get to try the hardware, but I did give it to my sister when I got it
    without checking it, and she gave it back to me the next day saying the screen
    sensitivity was glitchy.

  34. OK
    December 2, 2015

    I just
    received the Doogee F3 pro. It’s a nice phone, unfortunately, I will have to
    attempt to root it, or it’s going to be my wireless speaker remote.

    It has installed, and approved on your behalf the permissions for
    all sorts of apps, and most of these apps are locked without the option to
    remove or disable…

    “Torch” has access and collects contacts, location, full sd card access, and
    many others. It has 1 functionality…flash light…why does it need my contacts,
    And i can’t remove it!

    The app “LocationEM2” collects GPS info. Why is it installed? and
    again, i can’t remove it? Who is taking that log.

    The App “HotKnot ” has every possible permission granted to it?

    The App “DX sender” can be disabled, but the permissions that it
    needs is ridiculous.

    The app “Beauty makeup” one remark….really? If i want it, i would
    download it. Can be disabled.

    The app “common data service” …all kinds of permissions granted.
    and can’t be removed. Doesn’t even have an author?

    Some of the above apps may be legit, but seeing Torsh there raised
    a red flag (It was on the news: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2808007/Free-apps-used-spy-millions-phones-Flashlight-program-used-secretly-record-location-phone-content-text-messages.html

    ).

    I didn’t get to try the hardware, but I did give it to my sister when I got it
    without checking it, and she gave it back to me the next day saying the screen
    sensitivity was glitchy.