Unboxing the OPPO F3 Black Edition

Does the new OPPO F3 Black pack the punch it promises?
Published July 15, 2017

After the successful launch of OPPO F3 in Golden color, the smart phone maker launched the phone in a new color variant - Black.

The phone is priced at PKR 29,899.

We got a chance to unbox and review the device.

In the box

  • Operating manuals

  • Charger

  • Stereo earphones

  • Micro USB cable

Build and design

The first thing you notice after unboxing the OPPO F3 is its slim build and narrow bezel design, putting the 5.5 inch IPS LCD display at the front and center.

Weighing in at 153 grams and 7.33mm in thickness, the OPPO F3 is a good fit in your hand, making it easy for the user to take selfies.

The sleek exterior also makes it more suitable for one handed use.


The 5.5 inch display of the OPPO F3 boasts of a pixel density of 401 ppi, which enhances the experience of viewing multimedia content.

The large display size also provides good photo editing, video and mobile gaming experience.

Additionally, the display is equipped with Corning Gorilla Glass 5, which can give durability and quality for a long time. The large display is also helpful in utilising the OPPO F3’s signature dual selfie camera.


The OPPO F3 comes equipped with a 13MP rear facing camera with autofocus, LED flash and anti-shake 2.0.

At the front you will find OPPO F3’s signature dual selfie camera with a 16 MP, f/2.0 and a 8 MP, f/2.4 lens.

The camera has automatic face detection which can switch between lenses to accommodate group or solo selfies. This means users can enjoy equally good results for both a classic solo shot or a group selfie.

Beautify 4.0 offers a number of other options and controls to capture selfies.

Touch access

The OPPO F3 uses a responsive solid state fingerprint reader which means you can unlock your device in a breeze.

The reader is equipped with a hydrophobic membrane that allows users to unlock their device even if their hands are damp.

Under the hood

The OPPO F3 does pack a punch when it comes to performance.

Equipped with 4GB of RAM and a 64-bit octa-core processor, the device can switch between apps and enable multitasking without unnecessary delays. The processor is also a good fit for gaming enthusiasts who want to enjoy a lag free gaming experience.

Sim and storage

Many users these days require two numbers to separate their work and personal lives.

The OPPO F3 provides users with two 4G SIM slots, so that users can switch between either SIM without compromising on connection speeds.

While the F3 comes with 64GB of storage, it provides users with a memory card slot to expand memory up to 128GB.


The device packs a 3200mAh battery, providing users with ample of talk time or video playback.

The large battery is also useful at times when you are required to use your camera for extended periods, or for taking advantage of the 5.5 inch display for gaming.

Operating system

The all new ColorOS 3.0 based on Android 6.0 is optimised for power users, and is responsive and pleasing when it comes to fast, reliable user experience.


Based on an initial overview, the OPPO F3 Black is worth a shot if you are looking for a good option in the given price range.

This content is produced in paid partnership with OPPO Pakistan.