Jumping on the Snapdragon 710 bandwagon in the mid-range smartphone market, Oppo is out with the Oppo K3. The handset packs an impressive spec sheet that gives tough competition to the likes of the Vivo Z1 Pro, Redmi Note 7 Pro, and others.
If you plan on buying the Oppo K3, check out our detailed FAQ surrounding the device to know everything about it.
Oppo K3 FAQ
Q) What are the full specifications of the Oppo K3?
A) The full specs of the Oppo K3 are as follows:
- Dimensions: 161.2 x 76 x 9.4 mm
- Weight: 191g
- Display: 6.5-inch AMOLED Display, 19.5:9 aspect ratio, FHD+ (2280 x 1080)
- Chipset: Octa-core Snapdragon 710 @ 2.2GHz
- GPU: Adreno 616
- RAM: 6/8GB
- Storage: 64GB/128GB
- Rear camera: 16MP, f/1.7 aperture, LED flash; Secondary 2MP f/2.4 depth sensor
- Front camera: 16MP, f/2.0, Pop-up selfie camera
- Sensors: In-display fingerprint sensor, Gyroscope, Accelerometer, Proximity, Ambient light sensor, eCompass
- Connectivity: LTE, VoLTE, Dual-SIM, GPS, Wi-Fi b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 5.0, USB-C
- Battery: 3765mAh non-removable
- Others: Android 9.0 Pie, ColorOS 6, Face Unlock
Q) What are the key features of the Oppo K3?
A) The K3 offers impressive value for money, with its pop-up selfie camera, Snapdragon 710 chip, an AMOLED display, and fast charging support. It also comes with many gaming features to offer the best gaming experience possible.
Q) Is the handset water-resistant?
A) No, the K3 is not water or dust-resistant.
Q) Is the battery of the handset removable?
A) Due to its unibody finish, the battery and rear cover of the Oppo K3 cannot be removed.
Q) How is the PUBG gaming performance on the K3?
A) The phone can play PUBG at High graphics settings without any hint of lag. It does not support HDR graphics for PUBG though.
Q) What kind of SIM card slot does the phone have? Can I use two SIM cards and a microSD card at the same time?
A) The handset only features two nanoSIM card slots. This means that one can use two SIM cards on the phone at the same time. There’s no microSD card slot on the device.
Q) Is there an IR blaster on the handset?
A) No, the Oppo K3 lacks an IR blaster. This means you cannot use the phone to control other electronic devices around you.
Q) Does the Oppo K3 feature face unlock?
A) Yes, there’s face unlock on the handset. And you can use it for locking apps and other system settings as well apart from just unlocking the device. This is despite the K3 coming with a pop-up selfie camera.
Q) Can one record calls in Oppo K3?
A) Yes, it has native call recording facility.
Q) Does the Oppo K3 feature FM radio?
A) Yes, there’s FM radio on the handset.
Q) Is the display on the Oppo K3 protected by Gorilla Glass?
A) Yes, the 6.5-inch display on the handset is protected by Corning’s Gorilla Glass 5.
Q) Can you lock apps using the fingerprint scanner on the Oppo K3?
A) Yes, you can lock apps using the fingerprint scanner on the device. You can even use face unlock to unlock locked apps.
Q) Where is the fingerprint scanner on the handset located?
A) The Oppo K3 features an in-display fingerprint scanner. Its performance is strictly okay.
Q) How many fingerprints can one register on the Oppo K3?
Q) Can you record slow-motion videos on the Oppo K3?
A) Yes, it is limited to 120fps though at Full HD resolution.
Q) Can the Oppo K3 record 4K videos?
A) Yes, the K3 can record videos in 4K, though it is limited at 30fps.
Q) Does the Oppo K3 feature EIS while recording videos?
A) Yes, it has EIS for videos recorded in Full HD resolution.
Q) Is there a dedicated Night mode on the K3?
A) Yes, it is called Nightscape.
Q) Can one make native video calls on the Oppo K3 without using a third-party app?
A) Yes, you can directly make video calls without using an app like Google Duo or Skype.
Q) Is there Widevine L1 support on the Oppo K3?
A) Yes, it has Widevine L1 support. However, the device needs to be certified by Netflix for FHD streaming support.
Q) Which version of Android does the handset run on?
A) Android 9.0 Pie.
Q) Does the Oppo K3 support LTE and VoLTe networks? Will a Reliance Jio SIM work on the phone?
A) Yes, it supports LTE and VoLTE networks. It has full support for Reliance Jio’s VoLTE network on both SIM card slots.
Q) What about VoLTE support on AirTel’s network?
A) Yes, the handset supports AirTel’s VoLTE network as well.
Q) Is there any kind of Quick Charging support on the Oppo F11?
A) Yes, it does. The Oppo K3 comes with VOOC 3.0 which is 20 minutes faster than VOOC 1.0. Essentially, the Oppo K3 can charge from 0-50% in just 30 minutes.
Q) How much free storage space does one get on the handset out of the box?
A) Almost 51GB. This can be increased slightly by uninstalling some of the pre-loaded apps and bloatware.
Q) Can you uninstall or disable pre-installed apps on the handset?
A) Yes, you can uninstall or disable some pre-installed apps on the handset, but not all.
Q) Does the handset support USB OTG?
A) Yes, the handset supports USB On-The-Go. This allows you to directly connect pen drives, external hard disks and more using an adapter to the device.
Q) What’s the price of the Oppo K3?
A) The 6GB/64GB variant of the Oppo K3 is priced at Rs 16,990. The 8GB RAM variant is priced at Rs 19,990.
Q) What colors are the Oppo K3 going to be available in?
A) The Oppo K3 is available in Jade Black and Aurora Blue colors.
Q) What contents do you get inside the retail box of the Oppo K3?
A) You get the phone, a 20W charger, USB cable, SIM ejector tool, and some regulatory papers. Additionally, Oppo is bundling earphones and a soft TPU case with the phone. A screen protector is also pre-applied on the display.
Q) When does the Oppo K3 go on sale and where?
A) The handset can already be purchased from Amazon India.
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