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OPPO is developing 2 foldable smartphones to launch later this year

Highlights

  • OPPO is going to launch foldable and flip smartphones later this year
  • These smartphones will compete against the Samsung Fold 4 and Flip 4
  • Both of these smartphones will be powered by Snapdragon and Dimencity chipset

When Samsung introduced the first flip phone, many naysayers expected to disappear into the oblivion. However, it now seems that the Flip phone craze is catching up and many more brands wanting to get a slice of the foldable pie.

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Oppo has already made its presence felt in this space with its Oppo Find N, Through this phone, Oppo made its debut in the foldable smartphone market in December of 2021. Now, it looks like OPPO is developing the next generation of foldable devices. One of the devices is rumoured to have a design similar to the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip. According to reports, one smartphone will have a Snapdragon chipset and the other will have a MediaTek chipset. An anonymous source reported earlier this year that Oppo was testing a foldable phone and a clamshell flip phone in Europe and Asia.

oppo foldable smartphone

The Oppo clamshell foldable is codenamed Dragonfly, according to Digital Chat Station, although the marketing name for the smartphone has yet to be determined. The display is expected to have a 120Hz refresh rate, and the company is working to make this a thin gadget overall. According to the tipster, OPPO is also using a new hinge design for the next clamshell phone. Both the Snapdragon and Dimensity chipset are expected to power these devices, which are expected to go on sale later this year.

OPPO launched its first foldable smartphone, the OPPO Find N, in China last year. However, the smartphone never made its way into the Indian market. It now seems that now OPPO is planning to compete directly with Samsung Fold 4 and Flip 4, which are expected to launch later this year.

OPPO Find N Specifications

The OPPO Find N features a 7.1-inch AMOLED display with a 120Hz refresh rate, 370ppi pixel density, 1000nits maximum brightness, and an 8.4:9 aspect ratio. The device has a 5.49-inch cover display with a Full HD+ resolution, a 60Hz refresh rate, and Corning Gorilla Glass Vicus protection. The smartphone is powered by the Snapdragon 888 chipset, paired with 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage.

In terms of cameras, the OPPO Find N comes with a triple rear camera setup with a 50MP primary sensor, a 16MP ultrawide sensor, and a 13MP telephoto sensor. At the front, you will get a 32MP selfie camera. The foldable smartphone from OPPO gets its juice from a 4,500mAh battery, which comes with 33W SuperVOOC fast charging support.

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