In October 2018, OPPO launched the first thousand yuan smartphone with a screen fingerprint recognition module, namely the OPPO K1. The latter uses a drop screen design and is equipped with a Snapdragon 660 processor. The 4GB version sells for 1599 yuan ($234) and the 6GB version for 1799 yuan ($263). This made a huge stir around it. Today, we learned some news about the upgraded version of this phone. The OPPO K3 is on the way, and we even know most of its key features.
Recently, China Telecom website exposed OPPO K3 information. As we can see, the OPPO K3 uses a 6.5-inch full-screen, a front-facing 16MP camera, a rear-mounted 16MP + 2MP dual-camera, and so on. There will be a few color options, including nebula purple, secret black, and morning white. The leaked features refer to the 8GB + 128GB version, which is priced at 2199 yuan ($322). But we also expect for the OPPO K3 to have a 6GB+128GB version as well, priced at around 1999 yuan ($293).
The previous generation OPPO K1 was designed with the water drop screen, but the OPPO K3 is likely to adopt the lifting camera design, providing a genuine full-screen design. Moreover, the resolution is said to be 2340×1080. At the same time, body thickness is 9.4mm and it’ll weigh 191g. Thus, this handset is not very thin. The fuselage is said to use an engineering plastic body. It will sport a USB Type-C interface as well as a 3.5mm headphone jack.