Oppo says Find N2 is “lightest phone that folds horizontally”

Back in August, Xiaomi showed us how to make a thinner horizontal folding phone with the Mix Fold 2, but now it’s Oppo’s turn to show us how we can make them lighter. The new Find N2 shares a similar horizontal screen design as its predecessor, but is as light as 233 grams. That’s 42 grams lighter than its predecessor, about 30 grams lighter than Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 4 counterparts, and even a few grams lighter than the iPhone 14 Pro Max. That’s why Oppo claims its new device is “the industry’s lightest horizontally folding phone”. Both the green and white versions of the Find N2 weigh an extra 4 grams due to their glass backs, but are still lighter than their competitors.

Oppo uses a smaller second-generation flexible hinge and carbon fiber subframe (instead of aluminum) for its flexible display. According to the TÜV Rheinland certification, the Find N2 has more than 400,000 folds under normal conditions (doubling Find N’s record) and 100,000 at 50°C (122°F) or -20°C (-4°F) It can withstand more than 1,000 folds. ). The same company also gave green approval to the 1.2-metre drop test of the phone. The battery is roughly the same size as before, bumping slightly to 4,520 mAh, but now supports faster 67W SuperVOOC charging; this takes 10 minutes to go from zero to 37 percent or 42 minutes to fully charge.

Powered by Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1, this foldable phone features a slightly larger 5.54-inch external display and apparently improved visibility while its 7.1-inch flexible display retains the same 9:8.4 “gold” aspect ratio (1,792 x 1,920). Along with less visible wrinkles. To take full advantage of this large horizontal screen, the company is also launching the Oppo Pen, which supports 4,096 pressure levels and has an 11-hour battery life. You can also use the pen’s button as a camera remote; this is useful when you support camera for “FlexForm Capture”.

Speaking of which, the Find N2 has a new set of cameras that take advantage of Hasselblad’s extra help. You’ll find a 50-megapixel f/1.8 main camera with optical stabilization (24mm equivalent), a 48-megapixel f/2.2 ultra-wide camera (14mm equivalent), and a 32-megapixel f/2.2 telephoto camera (47mm equivalent). at the back. There is also a 32-megapixel f/2.4 front camera placed in the upper left corner of the foldable screen. With Oppo’s own MariSilicon X imaging neural processor, the Find N2 can also capture 4K ultra night video and 4K ultra HDR video.

Oppo has also introduced the Find N2 Flip, which, as the name suggests, is a direct competitor to Samsung’s pocket-sized Galaxy Z Flip 4. is useful for taking selfies, checking calendars and previewing messages. This device also packs the “biggest” battery in this form factor – 4,300mAh versus Samsung’s 3,700mAh with support for 44W fast charging. Chief Product Officer Pete Lau added that the Find N2 Flip supports dual SIM dual 5G standby, which is also a first for a small foldable phone thanks to the MediaTek Dimensity 9000+ processor. Like the Find N2, the 50-megapixel f/1.8 main camera, 8-megapixel f/2.2 ultra-wide camera and 32-megapixel f/2.4 front camera also get the Hasselblad treatment.

The Find N2 comes in two price tiers: 12GB of RAM with 256GB storage model costs 7,999 yuan (about $1,150), and the more advanced 16GB RAM with 512GB storage version costs 8,999 yuan (about $1,290). As for the Find N2 Flip, it starts at 5,999 yuan ($860) with the 8GB RAM plus 256GB storage version and goes up to 6,999 yuan ($1,000) with the 16GB RAM plus 512GB storage variant.

Both phones will launch in China today, December 23 for the Find N2, followed by December 30 for the Find N2 Flip. Oppo representatives also told Engadget that the Flip will launch in international markets, but they are still evaluating whether they will do the same with the larger Find N2.

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