China’s leading smartphone maker Oppo launched new smartphone Oppo F3 Plus on Thursday at an event in New Delhi. Just like the other Oppo phones, the main USP of Oppo F3 Plus is its selfie camera. Also Read: Oppo F3 Plus with dual selfie cameras launched in India at Rs 30,990Oppo F3 Plus is company’s first device to feature dual selfie camera set up. The smartphone supports dual SIM and comes with an extra slot for microSD card. Priced at Rs 30,990, Oppo F3 Plus will compete against the likes of OnePlus 3, OnePlus 3T, Asus Zenfone 3 and Honor 8. Here’s a closer look at it.SpecificationProcessor: The Oppo F3 Plus is powered by 1.95GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 652 SoC coupled with Adreno 510 GPU.RAM: 4GBInternal storage: The Oppo F3 Plus comes with 64 GB internal storage which is expandable up to 256 GB via microSD card.Variants: Oppo F3 Plus is expected to come in two colour variants- Black and Gold.Screen: 6.0 inches with 1080X1920 pixels resolution and Gorilla Glass 5 protection.Rear camera: 16-megapixel Sony IMX398 sensor with phase detection autofocus and dual-LED (dual tone) flash.Front camera: Oppo F3 Plus flaunts dual camera set up at the front- a 16MP primary camera and an 8MP secondary camera.Weight: Oppo F3 Plus feels heavy weighing 185g and the 6-inch screen makes it look like a big device in hand.Software: Android 6 aka Marshmallow with Oppo’s Color3.0 OS on top.Battery: 4000 mAh non-removable battery with VOOC flash charge support which according to company claims offers up to 2 hours of talk time in just 5 minutes for charging.advertisementSpecial featuresThe Oppo F3 Plus has several special features:– The smartphone sports dual selfie camera set up .– The Moto G4 Plus has a front-mounted fingerprint scanner.Also Read: Xiaomi Redmi 4A set to go on sale in India today– The new Oppo F3 Plus comes with Eye protect mode which acts as a blue-light filter for the display.– The phone comes pre-installed with Oppo’s own beautification software.– Oppo F3 Plus also supports certain gestures such as drawing an O to start the camera and double tapping the screen to unlock it.Also know– The Oppo F3 Plus features a Smart Facial Recognition feature that company says can automatically suggest the ideal lens for the shot. — The other noticeable features in Oppo F3 Plus include Screen Flash and Palm Shutter feature. There is also call shortcuts available in the smartphone.How to buy it: The new Oppo F3 Plus will go on sale from April 1 on both online and offline platforms. Pre-orders start today.India price: Oppo F3 Plus is priced at Rs 30,990.
Reigning champion Rafael Nadal bludgeoned his way into the French Open third round with a 6-2 6-1 6-1 defeat of outclassed Argentine Guido Pella on Thursday.With rain showers forecast at Roland Garros the 31-year-old wasted no time on Court Suzanne Lenglen after saving four break points in the first game against the 78th-ranked Pella.Once that early danger had been snuffed out Nadal offered up a masterclass against his fellow left-hander and his forehand was too hot for Pella to handle.The Spanish world number one has now won his last 27 sets at Roland Garros, having captured a 10th title last year without dropping a set.Next in the firing line for Nadal is Frenchman Richard Gasquet.CILIC EASES INTO 3RD ROUND22nd match win at Roland-Garros @cilic_marin battles past a spirited Hurkacz 6-2 6-2 6-7(3) 7-5 and is into the third round…#RG18 pic.twitter.com/vSMIgdHPMdRoland-Garros (@rolandgarros) May 31, 2018Marin Cilic beat Polish qualifier Hubert Hurkacz 6-2 6-2 6-7(3) 7-5 to book a third round spot in the French Open on Thursday.The Croatian third seed breezed through the first two sets virtually unchallenged by the world number 188, who stepped up his game in the third and fourth, forcing errors from Cilic.The 21-year-old forced and then won a third-set tiebreak, but was broken in the 11th game of the fourth set with Cilic clinching the contest on his first match point with an unreturnable serve.Cilic, who got his best result at Roland Garros last year by reaching the quarter-finals, faces German Jan Lennard Struff or American Tennys Sandgren in the next round.advertisementPOUILLE KEEPS FRENCH HOPES [email protected]_pouille fights off a late charge from Cam Norrie 6-2 6-2 6-7(3) 7-5 to secure his place in the third round of Roland-Garros.Quelques frayeurs dans le 4e set mais Lucas Pouille s’impose face à Cameron Norrie.Khachanov attend le Français au 3e tour !#RG18 pic.twitter.com/aSIcsZSIWpRoland-Garros (@rolandgarros) May 31, 2018French number one Lucas Pouille put down a spirited comeback by unseeded Briton Cameron Norrie to beat him 6-2 6-4 5-7 7-6(3) to lead home hopes going into the third round at Roland Garros.Pouille, seeded 15th, looked to be cruising after two sets late on Wednesday before Norrie roused himself after calling the doctor to the court and won the third set as the light quickly faded over the French Open.Any hopes Pouille had of settling the match quickly when play resumed on Thursday were quashed by the British number three, who with the fourth set poised at 3-3 saved two break points with some gutsy rallying.Pouille looked tight and at 5-4 down on his own serve Norrie had a break point. It was a make-or-break moment for the 22-year-old, but the Frenchman gave him no chance, thundering down his 10th ace of the match to save the set.The fourth set headed to a tiebreak and Pouille duly wrapped up victory.DEL POTRO BREEZES INTO ROUND [email protected] soars into the third round!Defeats Benneteau in his final match in Paris 6-4 6-3 6-2.#RG18 pic.twitter.com/9f1YWqEtMORoland-Garros (@rolandgarros) May 31, 2018If you’re playing in your last tournament, then hope to avoid Juan Martin Del Potro, who beat Julien Benneteau 6-4 6-3 6-2 in the local favourite’s final match at Roland Garros on Thursday to reach the French Open third round.Del Potro ended American Andy Roddick’s career at the 2012 U.S. Open and that of Russian Marat Safin in the Paris Masters in 2009.The Argentine served well and played neatly throughout to subdue Benneteau, who achieved his best result at a Grand Slam when he reached the French Open quarter-finals in 2006.Del Potro, whose career has been hampered by injuries, withdrew from this month’s Rome Masters with a groin problem, sparking fears about his prospects in Paris.The dangerman in the top half of the draw, fifth seed Del Potro, playing in the tournament for the first time since 2012, next faces Spanish 31st seed Albert Ramos-Vinolas.The 36-year-old Benneteau, who will retire at the end of the season, played the French Open 16 times between 2002 and 2018.