finally a serious competitor to the Galaxy Z Flip4?

OPPO is expected to introduce its Find N Flip soon. We take a look at the features, price and release date of the long-awaited folding smartphone later this year.

OPPO’s first clamshell folding smartphone is approaching and new elements have surfaced on the web. The Chinese brand should take advantage of the end of 2022 to unveil two new folding devices. In addition to the Find N successor, OPPO should take inspiration from Samsung by offering a “flip” variant. This format is attractive to users, especially because of its lower base price than “book” type models.

After the initial leak in October, the Find N Flip is once again in the news. Ahead of its presentation, we decided to take stock of one of the most anticipated smartphones at the end of the year.

A MediaTek Dimensity chip instead of a Snapdragon

According to information from Digital Chat Station, OPPO Find N Flip will install a chip Size 9000. A small surprise since the first returns brought the presence of Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1. The choice of MediaTek remains consistent since this SoC is still one of the most powerful on the market. It continues to provide mobile devices, pending the Dimensity 9200 deployment.

It remains to be seen if the manufacturer chooses to offer different versions. OPPO notably presented the Find X5 Pro Dimensity Edition equipped with Dimensity 9000; in addition to the Find X5 Pro equipped with Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 that we know in France.

As mentioned above, the manufacturer chooses a 6.8-inch foldable AMOLED E6 display. This inner screen should offer meaning Full HD+ 1080 x 2520 pixels, with a refresh rate of 120 Hz. 3.26-inch secondary screenOLED, will take place on the front of the device.

Dual camera and fast charging

In part of the picture, it seems to confirm that the Find N Flip is equipped with a 32-megapixel Sony IMX709 selfie camera. On the back of the foldable smartphone, OPPO will offer a double photo module consisting of a 50-megapixel main sensor (Sony IMX890) and a 8-megapixel Sony IMX355 ultra-wide-angle lens.

The sum is powered by a 4300mAh battery ; who will benefit from a c44W fast charging. This element will be important, because clamshell models struggle to convince in terms of autonomy. Finally, a fingerprint reader takes place on the side and should act as a start key. Find N Flip is likely to run under Color OS 13an overlay based on Android 13. It will come in black, white and purple.

When will the OPPO Find N Flip be revealed?

Also according to Digital Chat Station, the OPPO Find N Flip will be official in mid-December. The brand is expected to introduce its flip smartphone alongside the OPPO Find N2. This smartphone, the rival of the Galaxy Z Fold4, looks powerful.

On the other hand, we don’t know if OPPO plans to launch its next foldable smartphones in France. After the first test in the Chinese market, the manufacturer is likely try their luck in the European market. This decision will allow him to compete with Samsung, which is still waiting to see competitors come.

OPPO Find N Flip: the most anticipated folding smartphone by the end of 2022

Although the Find N2 is arguably OPPO’s most powerful foldable smartphone, it is of course the Find N Flip that all eyes are on. Faced with Samsung, real challengers are few and far between It looks like OPPO can handle the South Korean giant. Ever since the fall of Huawei, this Chinese brand has been trying to pick up the torch by focusing on the (very) high end. One payment strategy that could change soon: that of the foldable smartphone.

For users, the arrival of a serious competitor will be good news. This market, which is still confidential, lives temporarily to the rhythm of Samsung’s announcements; which remains competitive to prove that the segment has a future. With Find N, OPPO (read our hands-on) has shown that there is room for other formats of its Korean competitor.

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