With its large 5.9-inch IPS display the Oppo U3 is aiming to compete with other high-end phablets, such as the Google Nexus 6 or Apple iPhone 6 Plus. Its camera module comes with a a 1/3.06-inch 13MP Sony IMX214 BSI CMOS sensor and like previous Oppo models the U3 offers an interpolation mode that is capable of capturing 50MP images. Shooting modes include a night mode, Ultimate Beauty 3.0 and a 120fps slow-motion video mode in addition to standard 1080p video. The front camera captures 5MP wide-angle images, according to the manufacturer making it suitable for group selfies.
The large 5.9-inch IPS display comes with with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Thankfully it covers almost 75% of the device front, making the overall size more bearable. Nonetheless the U3 comes with a few software features aimed at making one-handed operation easier. In combination with 2GB RAM the 64-bit Mediatek octa-core processor should provide plenty of power and 16GB internal memory can be expanded via a microSD slot. Other notable features include a AK4961 audio chip for Hi-Fi quality audio output and a fast charging mode that can achieve up to 75% charge in 30 minutes.
|OS Version||4.4.4 with Color OS 2.0|
|Front camera effective pixels||5 megapixels|
|Rear camera effective pixels||13 megapixels|
|Rear camera resolution||4128 x 3096|
|Camera physical shutter release||No|
|Camera image stabilization||Unknown|
|Video camera recording format||1080p, 30fps|
|Built in memory||2GB RAM, 16GB storage|
|Weight||195 g (6.88 oz)|
|Dimensions||157 x 81 x 8 mm (6.17 x 3.19 x 0.31″)|
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