Oppo’s taken one more step forward in revealing some information about a new smartphone it’s intending to launch – it’s revealed that there will be a successor to the Oppo N1, and it will be called the Oppo N3.
The Chinese electronics manufacturer put up a teaser image on its Facebook page, with the words “N3, one more step, and designed for life”. The image itself shows not a device, but instead, icons from a few cities across the globe.
This shows two things; one, the N3 will be rolled out to a global audience instead of geo-specific areas. Take a closer look at the teaser image, and you'll notice that Malaysia's Petronas Twin Towers is featured just off centre.
Plus, we were told to keep 29 October free. That's as good an indication as any that something's afoot on that day, so a launch in Malaysia won't be too far off.
A sneak peek
GSM Arena got ahead of the game and thanks to “an anonymous tipster” of theirs, managed to snag some details of the looming device. As expected, its N series trademark feature, the rotating camera, will be found on the N3. This means that you’ll be able to flip its primary snapper to take all those full-quality selfies and wefies.
It’s also said to be slimmer, with the camera placed at the bulging bit on top, in addition to featuring a dual LED flash. However, no other details were leaked about the mobile unit’s looks, specifications, or hardware insides (although we do expect some leaks in the lead up to its launch).
A safe guess is that the N3 should have at least a 5.9in display (which is the size of its N1 predecessor). Chances are, it'll come with a larger screen, what with manufacturers having the habit of building bigger and faster things.
We’ll update you with more derails as soon as they come through; keep watching this space.
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