Oppo U3 price leaks; device to be unveiled tomorrow in China

Oppo U3 price leaks; device to be unveiled tomorrow in China
Nearly a week ago, after the Oppo U3 was certified by TENAA (China's version of the FCC), we passed along some specs from the certification. At the time, one of the handset's claim to fame was that at 9mm, it reportedly would be the thinnest smartphone to sport a camera with a 4X optical zoom. On Tuesday, a tipster tweeted the latest rumored specs for the phone, and while the rumored dimensions shrunk to a thickness of 8mm, the new specs failed to mention anything about a 4X optical zoom for the rear snapper.

One new piece of information on the tweet today was a rumored price for the phone. According to the source, the Oppo U3 will be priced at the equivalent of $451 USD.

The tipster did confirm that the phone will feature a 5.9-inch screen with resolution of 1080 x 1920. We have a little more information on the silicon being employed, which will be the 64-bit octa-core 1.7GHz MT6752 from MediaTek. The 2GB of RAM on board and the 16GB of native storage are both in line with the earlier speculation. Also matching up with the earlier rumors are the 13MP rear camera and the 5MP "selfie" shooter on the Oppo U3. The phone is expected to weigh 180 grams which is 20 grams heavier than the HTC One (M8). The VOOC Rapid Charger will also be available for the Oppo U3.

The device is expected to be introduced tomorrow in China. With the time difference, we could be reporting on the unveiling of this phone as soon as tonight.

source: @leaksfly via GizmoChina

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  • Display 5.9" 1080 x 1920 pixels
  • Camera 13 MP / 5 MP front
  • Processor MediaTek, Octa-core, 1700 MHz
  • Storage 16 GB
  • Battery 3000 mAh



1. Cyagocaliz unregistered

Too bulky for a phablet. At least make it 6.4mm thick, just like Z Ultra.

5. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

It is at least 6.4 mm thick...

2. greenelektron

Posts: 537; Member since: Sep 10, 2014

$450 is too much for a brand that is "oppo".

6. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

Oppo is not your average Chine phone maker. They don't copy and have high quality.

3. HSN87

Posts: 109; Member since: Jan 09, 2015

8MM Thick??? :-O u must be kidding :-D

4. afraaa

Posts: 138; Member since: Oct 23, 2014

what's it with oppo phonearena !!!??? oppo is thief , go to oppo forum and read what ppl saying about this phone ! when they still custom omni rom and put it instead of update to their phone , is oppo so excited news !? disgusting chines company thief woth no dignity . ppl better have some brain !

7. Neo_Huang

Posts: 1067; Member since: Dec 06, 2013

1. Your spelling and grammar skills are disgusting. 2. What have they stolen?

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