Sunday, January 16

Oppo presents a horizontal folding ‘smartphone’

Oppo just introduced one smartphone folding OPPO Find N, which the company has reported is the result of four years of research and development and six generations of prototypes. Pete LauOppo Chief Product Officer said: “The new shape concepts are a new beginning for smartphone technology. Oppo has invested a lot of time and effort in finding the best approach for a smartphone foldable, experimenting with a wide variety of shape concepts, hinge designs, screen materials and different sizes, to finally create a new device to change people’s perception of what a smartphone can offer and make it possible for them to folding devices are more accessible to an even larger potential market. “

Product focus

The Find N model combines technology and quality materials and components to create a compact, functional and intuitive product. Uses in a smartphone foldable, a landscape orientation on the internal screen, making it easy to switch between an immersive 7.1-inch internal screen and a 5.49-inch external screen, without compromising size or usability. With a size ratio of 8.4: 9, the internal screen folds directly into landscape mode to watch videos, play games or read books without having to rotate the device. When the phone is closed, the 18: 9 screen ratio makes the experience familiar, similar to that of the smartphones latest, easy to use with one hand.

Precision hinge

The bisagra Flexion It brings together 136 components with extreme precision even down to 0.01mm, ensuring that the movement is smooth like that of the human body’s joints. The water drop hinge design solves some of the weak points in folding devices, widening the angle of the fold on the screen and offering cushioning when the screen is closed, resulting in a minimal crease that is up to 80% less noticeable compared to other devices, based on TUV certification. This design also virtually eliminates the gap between displays when the device is closed, giving it a more integrated look and better protecting the inner panel from scratches or other damage.

Adapted functionsThe cam and spring structure within the Flexion hinge allows the device to be kept unfolded at any angle between 50-120 degrees. Along with a variety of functions software Taking advantage of the folding screen, the FlexForm mode offers the possibility of adapting the device to different usage scenarios.

Oppo has customized the user interface for a good handling and efficiency of functions such as Music, Notes or Camera applications. For example, in the Notes application, it can be turned into a mini laptop, allowing you to write without holding the device. Since the Find N can be opened and positioned at various angles, it also doubles as its own tripod, making it easy to capture 4K HD images, or hold hands-free video calls and online meetings.

Screen typology

The 12-layer Serene screen offers optimal protection and durability, and provides a smooth fold in combination with the Flexion hinge. The display includes a 0.03 mm layer of Flexion UTG (ultra-thin glass), which compared to the 0.6 mm of glass that usually has a smartphone normal, makes it easy to bend, while ensuring durability. The Serene screen, with the ability to bend more than 200,000 times, guarantees its quality, as certified by TUV.

The inner panel uses an LTPO display with intelligent dynamic refresh rate technology that adapt screen refresh rate to ranges between 1-120 Hz depending on the content being viewed. Likewise, it offers a tactile sampling rate of up to 1000 Hz.

The brand has adjusted the brightness and color calibration between the internal and external displays to ensure a smooth and seamless experience. Both displays provide 10,240 levels of automatic brightness, with a maximum brightness of up to 1,000 nits.

Software innovation

The internal 7.1-inch screen offers a 60% larger viewing area than a standard 6.5-inch, creating an immersive experience and innovations of software in different usage scenarios such as multitasking and productivity.

To take full advantage of the larger tablet-like experience when unfolded, it includes gestures to make multitasking management intuitive. When using a compatible application, simply a two-finger slide in the center of the device splits the screen in half, or turns a full-screen window into a floating window with a simple four-finger pinch. The Find N also supports traditional split-screen gestures, such as long-pressing and dragging to move icons, as well as the ability to save split-screen combinations of multiple commonly used apps to the home screen.

His software It is optimized for content to stream seamlessly from the outer screen to the inner screen. And when folding the device, the user can slide the content up to continue using the same functions on the outer screen. Additionally, keyboard customizations have been developed for the large interior display, including a split keyboard that makes it easy to use two thumbs for typing.

High-end camera

The device is equipped with a configuration of high-end triple camera which includes a 50 MP Sony IMX 766 main sensor, a 16 MP ultra-wide lens and a 13 MP telephoto lens, as well as cameras for selfies on both the indoor and outdoor screens.

The Flexion hinge allows it to function as its own tripod, making it compact and unrestricted for the most unimaginable scenarios.

Among numerous other possibilities, a new split camera user interface provides the ability to use the large internal screen to take photos on one side and then view, share or delete the most recent photo on the other side. When taking photos from the main camera with the screen displayed, the internal and external screens can be used to simultaneously preview both who is taking the photo and who is being photographed.

It is also possible to take selfies through hand gestures in a simple way, being able to stay in the frame without having to press the photo capture button.

Ergonomic design

Find N uses a 3D curved design on both outer edges of the device. The rear cover and rear camera module follow the same curved design language as the Find X3. Aerodynamic curves visually reduce the height of the camera module, while the Gorilla Glass Victus back panel and ceramic camera plate achieve an excellent finish.

It reaches the market in three different colors, black, white and purple. The black version combines glossy matte glass and new layer lamination techniques to achieve a subtle gloss effect. The white option is inspired by a white ceramic glaze, with shiny glass and a texture that, in combination with the camera’s ceramic plate, creates a uniform feel. The purple version is reminiscent of a luxury perfume bottle, using multiple layers of film treated to create illusions of highlights and shadows with a transparent texture.


Assemble a platform Qualcomm Snapdragon 888, and it comes with up to 12GB of LPDDR5 RAM and 512GB of UFS 3.1 storage. A 4,500 mAh battery offers power throughout the day, also with 33W SUPERVOOC flash charge, optimized to charge 55% in 30 minutes and 100% in 70 minutes. Also comes with 15W AIRVOOC wireless charging (compatible with Qi standard) and 10W reverse wireless charging. It includes a fingerprint scanner mounted on the power button, as well as a dual speaker system and Dolby Atmos.

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The device will be available initially in the Chinese market from December 23, 2021, with a price of about 1,100 euros depending on the version (8GB + 256GB for ¥ 7699 and 12GB + 512GB for ¥ 8999)

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