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Oppo F3 to hit Kenyan market May 15th

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Oppo Mobile Kenya  has announced that the next generation of its F series of Smartphones, the Oppo F3, will be launched in the Kenyan market on  May 15, 2017.

The F3 launch will kick start a series of group selfie campaigns in Kenya to empower consumers and encourage them to celebrate togetherness by taking group selfies.

Oppo F3 is the compact size variant of the Oppo F3 Plus that was announced back in April 2017 . It is a dual selfie camera Smartphone especially positioned to enable users to snap both great selfie and group selfie shots with ease.

It comes with same 16-megapixel plus 8-megapixel front camera with 1/3.1-inch sensor and f/2.0 aperture respectively ,but with smaller screen size , smaller battery capacity , less powerful Soc and a 13MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash .

OPPO Kenya shortly after the official unveiling will open pre-orders for the device and only then a clear picture of the local pricing for the device will be unveiled.

oppo F3 & F3  Plus specs & photos here .

Oppo F3 Specs & Price

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Oppo F3 is the compact size variant of the Oppo F3 Plus that was announced back .It comes with same 16-megapixel plus 8-megapixel front camera with 1/3.1-inch sensor and f/2.0 aperture respectively ,but with smaller screen size , smaller battery capacity , less powerful Soc and a 13MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash .

The Oppo F3 designs and look remains sames as with the Oppo F3 Plus , with all metal compact body  and a  a fingerprint sensor on the home button, which oppo claims can unlock the phone is as fast as 0.2 seconds.

Compare to the Oppo F3 plus , the oppo F3 comes with a smaller sized Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protected 5.5-inch  FHD 1080×1920  In-Cell TFT 2.5D curved display and powered by a 1.5GHz MediaTek MT6750T6 octa-core SoC coupled with with Mali-T860 GPU and 4GB of RAM.The oppo F3 plus for comparison sake packed a 1.9GHz octacore Snapdragon 653 Soc .

Oppo F3 supports only 64 GB storage , but that can be expanded up to 256 GB via microSD slot .The device runs on Android Marshmallow 6.0 with colorOS 3.0 out of the both and comes with support for 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1 and GPS .

Oppo F3 Specifications

Model Oppo F3 
Security fingerprint scanner
Operating System Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)  with ColorOS 3.0
Color Rose gold & Gold
Internal Memory‎ 64GB , expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
RAM 4GB
Processor 1.5 GHz Octa-Core MediaTek MT6750T 64-bit processor with Mali T860 GPU
Display Size 5.5-inch 1080p 2.5D curved glass screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
Rear Camera 13MP rear camera with dual-tone LED Flash, PDAF, 1/3-inch sensor, 1.12um pixel size, f/2.2 aperture
Front Camera Dual Camera  16MP +8MP , with f/1.7 aperture, Sony IMX398 sensor  ,120-degree wide-angle lens ,PDAF
Connectivity Hybrid Dual SIM,  4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac (dual-band), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
Battery 3200mAh battery with VOOC Flash Charge

 

The  3,200 mAh battery powered Oppo F3  in is available for  pre-order exclusively from Flipkart as well as offline stores from today till May 12, and goes on sale from May 13th.

Partner Mobile Power Specs & Price

Partner Mobile Power is a budget smartphone loaded with a mammoth battery capacity. It comes with a large 6200 mAh non removable battery. Aside packing in a huge battery capacity , the Partner Mobile  Power  boasts of some features and specs worthy of  a budget phone .

 

Where To Buy Partner Mobile phones and pay on Delivery

Jumia Nigeria :  View Price Offers

Konga.com :  View Price Offers

Partner Mobile power comes fitted with a corning gorilla glass 3 protected 5.5″ IPS display with 1920*1080 pixels resolution.

Partner Mobile Power is powered by a 1.3GHz 64 bit MTK MT6753  Octa core  CPU with 2GB RAM and 16GB  native storage expandable  up to 32GB  via microSD memory card.The device runs on Android  6.0 Marshmallow outof the box with support for 4G LTE .

The Partner Mobile  Power got an 8 megapixels camera in the front and a 13 megapixels camera with LED flash on at the rear .There is also a Fingerprint sensor centrally located below the rear camera .

Partner Mobile  Power Specifications

Model Partner Mobile Power
Security fingerprint scanner
Operating System Android 6.0 Marshmallow
Color Dark blue / Silk White/ Wooden
Internal Memory‎ 16GB , expandable memory up to 64GB with microSD
RAM 2GB
Processor 64Bit MTK MT6753 processor Octa core 1.3GHz CPU
Display Size 5.5 inch   1920*1080  display , Corning Gorilla Glass 3
Rear Camera 13-megapixel with LED flash , 1080p video
Front Camera 8MP f/2.2 aperture
Connectivity 4G LTE, WiFi (802.11 a/ac/b/g/n,), Bluetooth, OTG , GPS and Micro-USB port.
Battery 6200mAh battery

Pricing and availability

Partner Mobile Power  is available in Nigeria, Ghana, and Kenya at leading online stores in the countries.Partner Mobile power price in Nigeria ranges from N60,000 – N65,000 .

Latest Facebook Update now lets Desktop & Mobile Users react to comments as well

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Well over a month after it brought the reaction feature to Mobile messenger apps , the  latest Facebook updates  now allows anyone react to just about anything , except the ability react to reactions themselves.

The latest update functions same way you react  to a News Feed post: just hover over the Like button in a comment if you are on desktop app or tap & hold the Like icon until you see the reaction emoji if you are on mobile .

The feature is rolling out in phases to Mobile & desktop users , so you need not worry if you are yet to see this on you device.

Infinix S2 X522 Specs & Price

Infinix S2 X522 is  a 5.2 -inch Dual-SIM Android Phone with dual front facing camera. It is same as the Infinix S2 Pro X522 ,but with just  2GB RAM and 16GB storage. The Infinix S2 X522 runs on Android 6.0 Marshmallow out of the box , but will get updated to Android 7.0 as soon as it is booted .For users already using the Infinix S2 ,the device is already getting updated to Android 7.0 .

 Android 7.0 Nougat update for the Infinix S2 and Infinix S2 Pro 

Aside the difference in RAM and ROM size  the Infinix S2 and Infinix S2 Pro are largely the same device . It comes with a 5.2″  720p display  with 2.5D dragon trail glass and  is powered by a Mediatek  MT6753 Octacore processor and powered by a 3000mAh battery with fast Charging . See the rest of the specs below ;

Where To Buy Infinix S2  X522 and pay on Delivery

Jumia Nigeria :  View Price Offers

Jumia Kenya :  View Price Offers

Jumia Ghana :  View Price Offers

Infinix S2  X522  Specifications

Model Infinix S2 X522
Security Rear fingerprint scanner
Operating System Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)
Color Midnight Black, Orchid Gray, Coral Blue, Arctic Silver, and Maple Gold
Internal Memory‎ 16GB , expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
RAM 2GB
Processor Mediatek MT6753 Processor, Octacore
Display Size 5.2-inch 720p display  with 2.5D dragon tail glass
Rear Camera 16MP with LED flash
Front Camera 13MP + 8MP dual front-facing cameras with dual-tone LED flash, f/2.0 aperture
Connectivity 4G LTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS, USB Type-C, USB OTG
Battery 3000mAh battery with fast Charging

 

Infinix S2  X522  is available in  Blue , black , Quartz Black and Topaz Blue colors .You can get the device in Nigeria ,Kenya , Ghana via Jumia,com at various price points .

Samsung galaxy J3 Prime Specs & Price

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Samsung galaxy J3 Prime is an entry level  member of the Galaxy J series and a lightly revised variant of the Samsung galaxy J3 (2016) .What is more interesting about the Samsung galaxy J3 Prime is the asking price , the device will retail for about $150 .

As for the specs , what you pay is what you get. The Samsung galaxy J3 Prime has a compact 5-inch 1280×720 pixel resolution display and powered by an Exynos 7570 processor with 1.5GB RAM and an expandable 16GB storage.

Elsewhere , the Samsung galaxy J3 Prime comes with a 5-megapixel rear camera with LED flash and a 2-megapixel front sensor for selfies .The device boot  Android 7.0 Nougat out of the box and fueled by a 2600mAh battery .

Samsung galaxy J3 Prime Specifications

Model Samsung galaxy J3 Prime
Security fingerprint scanner
Operating System Android 7.0 Nougat
Color Black & Gold
Internal Memory‎ 16GB , expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
RAM 1.5GB
Processor 1.35Ghz Exynos 7570 processor
Display Size 5.0inch 1280 by 720 display
Rear Camera 5-megapixel with f/1.9 aperture and 1080p video
Front Camera 2MP f/2.2 aperture
Connectivity 4G LTE, WiFi (802.11 a/ac/b/g/n,), Bluetooth, GPS and Micro-USB port.
Battery 2600mAh battery with VOOC Flash Charge

 

Interested users in the US. can get the Samsung galaxy J3 Prime from T-Mobile and its prepaid subsidiary MetroPCS. T-Mobile is offering the J3 prime  at $6 down and $6 per month for 24 months and $150 for one time payment, while MetroPCS is selling it at just $69 after the limited period discount of $70.

Oppo F3 Plus Specs , Price and Availability

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Oppo F3 plus  is the successor to the Oppo F1 selfie expert phone and one of the many camera centric phones we have seen in most recent times . The main main selling point of the F3 Plus is the dual-front facing  16MP sensor and one 8MP sensor cameras setup.

In terms of look, the F3 Plus has the look of oppo  R9s and the iPhone 6/6s . It got a large 6.00-inch touchscreen display with with a chunk of bezels and  a resolution of 1080 pixels by 1920 pixels .

Running under the hood is 1.95GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 653 processor  with 4GB of RAM and 64GB of native storage that can be expanded up to 256GB via a microSD card.

The main selling point of he Oppo F3 Plus is obviously, its 16-megapixel rear camera and a dual front camera of 16MP sensor and one 8MP 120-degree wide angle sensor.

On the workings of the Oppo F3 Plus dual camera , the main 16 megapixel  camera with 1/3-inch sensor , f/2.0 aperture is responsible for your normal selfie or two-fie , while the 8 megapixel sensor with a wider 120-degree angle lens is responsible for welfies or selfies that involve more than 3 persons . Just in case you are not certain on which is suitable at any point in time  , the device is Smart enough to decide for you .This it does by prompting you switch to the wide-angle camera if it detects more than three faces .

Other specs & features of the Oppo F3 Plus  a 4000mAh non removable battery , dual SIM , Wi-Fi, GPS, Bluetooth, USB OTG, 3G and 4G connectivity options . The Oppo F3 Plus  however sadly powered by a Android 6.0  .

Oppo F3 Plus Specifications

Model Oppo F3 Plus
Security fingerprint scanner
Operating System Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)  with ColorOS 3.0
Color Black & Gold
Internal Memory‎ 64GB , expandable memory up to 256GB with microSD
RAM 4GB
Processor 1.95GHz Octa-Core Snapdragon 653
Display Size 6-inch 1080p 2.5D curved glass screen with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 protection
Rear Camera 16-megapixel , 1/3.1-inch sensor and f/2.0 aperture
Front Camera Dual Camera  16MP +8MP , with f/1.7 aperture, Sony IMX398 sensor  ,120-degree wide-angle lens ,PDAF
Connectivity Hybrid Dual SIM,  4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11ac (dual-band), Bluetooth 4.1, GPS
Battery 4000mAh battery with VOOC Flash Charge

 

The Oppo F3 Plus is already on sale in India  & China and it is priced at Rs. 30,990  / 485 $ The Oppo F3 Plus  price when available in Nigeria willrange from N150,000 – N170,000 .

Vivo V5s Specs ,Price and Release Date

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In November 2016,Vivo had  announced the vivo V5 with a 20MP front-facing camera with Moonlight Flash .Now the Chinese phone maker, Vivo, has announced the arrival of yet another member in the Vivo V series dubbed , the Vivo V5s. The vivo v5s is still very much focused on selfie , but it is only a minor upgrade to Vivo V5 . The Vivo V5S upgrades are noticeable only in   design overhaul and a slight bump up in the internal storage from 32GB to 64GB .

 Externally , the vivo V5S  looks similar to the Vivo V5 Plus  and the iphone 7 with its metal construction and the antenna gaps at the back stretching towards the top and bottom edges.The device packs a 5.5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display with 2.5D Curved Glass, Gorilla Glass protection, and a pixel density of 267ppi , while a 1.5GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6750 SoC along with 4GB of RAM and 64GB ROM can be found under its hood .

The vivo V5S main selling point is same as that of VIVO V5 – a 20 megapixel front camera with Moonlight Glow’ front light ,an f/2.0 aperture  and a 13-megapixel camera with PDAF and dual-LED flash .

Vivo V5s comes with a fingerprint sensor below the display ,packs a 3000mAh battery and boot on Android 6.0 with Vivo’s own Funtouch OS 3.0 launcher.

Vivo V5s  Specifications

Model vivo v5s Plus
Security fingerprint scanner
Operating System Android 6.0 (Marshmallow) with funtouch
Color matte black and crown gold
Internal Memory‎ 64GB , expandable memory up to 128GB with microSD
RAM 4GB
Processor 1.5GHz octa-core MediaTek MT6750 SoC
Display Size 5.5-inch HD (720×1280 pixels) IPS display with 2.5D Curved Glass, Gorilla Glass protection,
Rear Camera 13MP with PDAF | f/2.2 aperture
Front Camera 20MP with LED flash| Sony IMX376 sensor | f/2.0 apertureSony IMX376 sensor
Connectivity Dual SIM, 4G VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 ac (2.4GHz + 5GHz), Bluetooth 4.0, GPS, USB OTG
Battery 3000mAh battery

 

Priced at Rs. 18,990 in India ,the  vivo v5s is immediately available for pre-order , while the Matte Black variant  will hit the stores from May  6 and the gold variant from May 20 .

The Vivo V5s price when available in Nigeria will be made know when available .

Xiaomi releases Apple Watch Clone dubbed , Xiaomi Hey S3

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Xiaomi has just announced the Xiaomi Hey S3 , a fully functional Apple Watch clone with a 1.28″ display , built-in GPS + Glonass and weighing in at only 38g.

Aside the ability to track your daily routine, monitor walk distance, and analyse your training , the Xiaomi Hey S3 comes with a heart rate monitor to keep track of your daily exercise .

The Xiaomi Hey S3 comes with a  magnetic dock with which the device is charged whenever  it runs out of battery juice .The Xiaomi Hey S3 according to Xiaomi can allegedly last for 30 days of  every day use .

Elsewhere the Xiomi Hey S3 comes with a Bluetooth 4.2 to connect to your phone and receive notification, answer calls and control music, and the watch is waterproof to 50 meters.

 

The Xiaomi Hey S3  is priced at 539 Yuan or about $78.

Flash Sale !! : Moto G4 Play is Now Available for Just N24,000 on Jumia

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In need of a new budget smartphone? Well then, you should head over to Jumia.com.ng right now, as the online retailer  will be offering the Moto G4  play for an attractive price tag of just N24,000 in  its jumia mobile week flash sale for today 27th April 2017 .

The Moto G4 Play will go on sale at exactly 9 Am Nigerian time, while the  7″ Bryte Android Tab will go on sale by 1PM  while the Homtom HT17 pro will take the stage by 5pm. All these phones are heavily discounted and will be available on flash sale .

You can check them out without wasting much time on  Jumia.com/Flash sale