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OPPO Manages To Sell More Than 22,000 F3’s In Just 3 Days

You might not like it, but it’s selling like hotcakes

OPPO’s latest selfie expert, the F3, was introduced in the Philippines a few weeks ago in a star-studded launch at the Conrad Hotel. And while it’s not the best value-for-money smartphone in the company’s selfie lineup, the F3 still managed to rack up impressive sales figures a mere three days after the official launch.

OPPO F3 specs

  • MediaTek MT6750T octa-core processor
  • ARM Mali-T860 MP2
  • 4GB RAM
  • 5.5-inch FHD display, 1920 x 1080 resolution, Corning Gorilla Glass 5
  • 64GB expandable storage, via microSD
  • 16-megapixel rear camera
  • 16-megapixel + 8 megapixel front cameras
  • Dual SIM
  • 3G, 4G VoLTE
  • WiFi, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, A-GPS
  • Fingerprint scanner
  • 3200mAh battery
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow (ColorOS v3)
  • Php 16,990

OPPO says that they managed to sell more than 22,000 phones in the first three days of its availability to the public on May 4. The company credits the roadshows in strategic locations like Glorietta Makati, SM Ecoland Davao and the help of their 5,000 authorized re-sellers nationwide for the the phone’s stellar debut.

“The OPPO F3 is a testimony of what users today look for in a smartphone, delivering the latest trend with our innovative groufie camera, premium design and practical package,” OPPO Philippines Brand Marketing Manager Stephen Cheng said. “Additionally, it has surpassed the sales figures of its predecessor, a sign of OPPO’s continuous growth in the Philippines,” he added.

You can read our quick review of the OPPO F3 here.

John Nieves

John is a veteran technology and gadget journalist with more than 10 years of experience both in print and online. When not writing about technology, he frequently gets lost in the boonies playing soldier.

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4 Comments

  1. Rather than a testimony of people’s smartphone desires, I’d say the F3 is a testimony of the effectiveness of aggressive marketing. 😛

    I’m curious though—is 22k units in 3 days a record-breaking figure in the country? We can use some comparison.

  2. 22,000 units divided by 5,000 retailers equals 4 units sold per retailer in 3 days. Not really very impressive.

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