Oppo is prepping to release its next smartphone, the Oppo U3.

Only a couple of specs of the Oppo U3 have been identified so far; but we’ll learn more about the other features come January 14th, the official launch day for this handset. Based on available information, we know that the U3 is a 5.9-inch smartphone/tablet hybrid with a 1080p display, MediaTek processor, LTE connectivity and 2GB of RAM.

The Oppo U3 doesn’t come with the signature rotating camera found in the Oppo N series, but it does have a 13-megapixel shooter at the back. It’s also rumored to have a 4x optical zoom, which will be “world’s first” for a smartphone (incidentally, the recently announced ZenFone Zoom has 3x optical zoom). Not much is known about the front camera, but it seems to be sporting its own LED flash.

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Oppo U3 Specs

  • Android OS
  • 5.9-inch IPS LCD (1080×1920 Full HD), ~373ppi
  • 1.7GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6752 processor
  • Mali-T760 GPU
  • 2GB RAM
  • 13-megapixel main camera, with autofocus and LED flash
  • Front camera with LED flash
  • Wi-Fi
  • 3G HSPA+, 4G LTE
  • Bluetooth
  • GPS

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Once again, the official release date is January 14. Perhaps we’ll learn of the pricing and international availability by then.

[Via GizChina]



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