Oppo, the Chinese manufacturer, launched an all-new smartphone in the K series, Oppo K3 on the 19th of July. The new Oppo K3 features excellent design, a pop-up front camera to ditch the notch design at the front and a lot more under the price tag of Rs. 20,000. Oppo announced the device at a price of Rs. 16,999, which will be available for the sale on 23rd of July. If you are about to buy the device or already own one, you should check out the Oppo K3 features and Oppo K3 tips and tricks.
Oppo K3 specifications and features –
The new Oppo K3 features an optimum built, and the gradient design looks stunning and gives a premium look at the device. Other than the great design, the device also features a pop-up front camera, which allows for a better screen-to-body ratio, even if the in-display fingerprint sensor makes it best over other devices in the same price segment.
Oppo K3 features a Super AMOLED display, with a size of 6.50 inches, which supports a high resolution of 1080 x 2340 pixels. The display comes with an aspect ratio of 19.5:9 and a pixel density of 394ppi (pixels per inch).
The device runs on the latest version of Android, that is, Android 9 Pie. And on the top of it, we get Oppo Color OS. Oppo K3 is powered by the new Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, which is an octa-core clocked at 2.2GHz.
Oppo K3 comes with an in-built storage of 64 GB capacity combined with a RAM of 6 GB capacity. The device is powered by a li-ion battery with a capacity of 3,765mAh, which can be charged faster using the VOOC fast charging tech.
Talking about the camera department of new Oppo K3, there is nothing special to mention. As the device comes with the dual rear camera setup, packs a 16-megapixel primary camera with an f/1.7 aperture and a second 2-megapixel camera with an f/2.4 aperture. Whereas, the front camera features a 16-megapixel camera with an f/2.0 aperture.
Top 10 Best Oppo K3 Tips and Tricks –
- Nightscape Camera mode –
Another in the list of top 10 tips and tricks comes the Nightscape Camera mode. Like all other smartphones on the market, Oppo K3 also features the Nightscape camera mode. Nightscape mode captures some high detailed photos of the low-light conditions. Not only this, the mode makes sure that the photo taken is noise-free and blur-free.
To turn on this feature, first of all, open the camera app. Tap on the Menu option and select the Nightscape mode.
- Enable the Gaming Mode –
Oppo K3 comes with a powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 710, which is perfect for an excellent gaming experience. Oppo K3 will surely deliver up to the mark gaming performance. The next trick in the list of best Oppo K3 tips and tricks will surely enhance your gaming experience to the best.
Oppo K3 comes with the gaming mode, called Game Space. Game Space can be used to boosts the gaming performance for the lag-free experience. Not only this, the gaming mode blocks any kind interruption like notifications and calls.
To use this feature, go to the device settings, select the Game Space option and turn it on.
- Enable/Disable Smart Sidebar –
The ColorOS in Oppo K3 comes with a Smart Sidebar feature. You can access the system tools, most used apps, and settings quickly from the sidebar. Again, if you find this feature useless, you can turn this off.
To Enable or disable this feature, first, go to the device Settings. Select the Smart & Convenient option and then select Smart Sidebar. And at last, turn off or on the button next to Smart Sidebar.
You can add shortcuts. To do this tap on the Add (+) button.
- Use Google Assistant shortcut –
Next in the list of the best Oppo K3 tips and tricks comes the Google Assistant shortcut. Google Assistant comes handy in a lot of ways. You can use it to play some music, set the alarm, or you can use it to search for anything online without typing that phrase. And if you are one of those who love to use Google Assistant a lot, you will like this tip for sure.
If you are using the full display navigation gestures in the Oppo K3, you will find it harder to activate the Google Assistant. For this, you can turn on the shortcut to activate the assistant. With which you will be able to activate the assistant using the power button.
To turn this feature on, first of all, go to the device settings. After this, go to the Convenience Aid settings and tap on the button next to the Google Assistant shortcut. Next time, long-press the Power Button for 0.5 seconds to wake up the Google Assistant.
- Network speed & Data Usage on the Notification bar –
Next, we have the Network speed & Data Usage widget feature on the list of the best Oppo K3 tips and tricks. As the name suggests, this feature creates a widget on the notification bar of your device. It’s a handy feature for the users, who are using a limited data plan. Also, you can monitor the upload and download speed on that network. Pretty useful, right?
You can turn on this feature. To do this, go to the device settings and select the Notifications & Status bar option.
- Use Dual Apps
Almost every device in the market comes with dual apps feature. The Clone Apps feature in Oppo K3 comes next in the list of best Oppo K3 tips and tricks. The feature allows users to download the app’s clone and use dual accounts. However, ColorOS doesn’t allow to clone every app; the feature is only available for social media apps like WhatsApp and Facebook.
- Take Screenshot Without Disturbing Your Game –
Next in the list of top 10 Oppo K3 tips and tricks comes the unique screenshot feature. The device allows the user to take a screenshot of the gameplay without any disturbance in the game. In some devices, you will get a notification when a screenshot is taken, in Xiaomi devices the animation pop-ups. Whereas Oppo K3 saves the screenshot quietly when you take one, which can be seen later in the notification center.
- Customize Home Screen modes –
Oppo K3 comes with the latest ColorOS 6.0 powered by Android 9 Pie. The new ColorOS let users customize the home screen. You can select between the two home screen styles – Standard and Drawer. In Standard mode, all apps are visible on the home screen and can be accessed by swiping left and right. Whereas, in Drawer mode, as the name suggests, all apps can be accessed using the app drawer.
To change the home screen mode. First, go to the device settings and then select the Home screen & lock screen option and then Home screen modes.
- Use Smart Driving Mode –
Next in the list of best Oppo K3 tips and tricks is Smart Driving mode. The same feature can be seen in any other ColorOS powered device. This feature works like Samsung’s Driving mode. The device automatically blocks the call while driving. Also, the dialler will get to know that you are driving.
To use this feature in Oppo K3, go to the device settings and find the Smart Service feature on the device. In the Smart Service section, turn on the Smart Driving mode.
- Clear Unwanted Files –
Oppo K3 comes with an inbuilt storage of 64GB capacity. This much of space might be sufficient for you, but you can’t afford to store unnecessary files at all. The next feature is one of the best in the list of Oppo K3 tips and tricks. Using this feature, you can get assistance in deleting unwanted files, videos, GIFs; managing the storage capacity of your device.
To use this feature, first, go to Settings and search for the Clean Storage option. You can use the WhatsApp cleaner option to clear the unwanted data stored in WhatsApp.
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