Oppo U3 unveiled! Packs a 5.9 inch screen and a 64-bit CPU

Oppo has just unveiled its latest phablet, the Oppo U3. The smartphone features a large 5.9 inch 1080p display and a 64-bit octa core processor.



The phablet has a large 5.9 inch 1080p display with a resolution of 1080 x 1920 and a pixel density of 377 ppi. Powering the device is a 1.7 GHz octa core processor with a 64-bit Mediatek 6752 chipset. It has 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage, backed up by microSD card slot. It has a large 3,000 mAh battery that supports fast charging, enabling up to 75% charge in as fast as 30 minutes.


The U3 won’t disappoint when it comes to photography too. The main camera features a Sony IMX214 sensor with 13MP. It can shoot up to 50MP photos through some software magic. Other camera features include night mode, ultimate beauty 3.0 and slo-mo video playback at 120 fps.

Interestingly, Oppo made the U3 friendly to music lovers. The Chinese company included an AK4961 audio chip which delivers hi-fi audio output.

Lastly, the device runs Android 4.4.4 out of the box, and will come in two colors – dark blue and white. Price and availability were not yet revealed, but expect more details soon.

Oppo U3 key specs:

  • 5.9-inch display with 1920 x 100p resolution
  • 64-bit 1.7GHz Mediatek MT6752 octa-core processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB (+microSD of up to 32GB)
  • 4G LTE/ 3G & GSM, Dual SIM Dual Standby
  • Dimension: 156.8 x 81 x 8
  • Weight: 195 grams (with battery)
  • Android 4.4.4 KitKat + Color OS 2.0.1
  • 3000 mAh battery


Bryan is a geek at heart and a tech enthusiast by choice. He has a strong background in corporate communications, marketing services, and customer relations having worked in the telecommunications and banking sectors for over two decades. In his spare time, he enjoys watching clips on YouTube and binge watching shows on Netflix.

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