One of the biggest problems with folding devices is their very high cost: solutions such as Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 3 and Z Fold 3, in fact, reach figures even above 1,000 Euro, while Huawei devices,
However, OPPO may be able to create a cheap folding smartphone, the announcement of which would be imminent, as the device presentation seems to be scheduled for next week. On the other hand, OPPO Fold, whose official name should be OPPO Find N 5G, has been working at the company for years, and the release by the end of 2021 is one of the Chinese giant’s targets for the current year.
So, the device’s output date could be very close, as this could be presented between December 14 and 15. Pending the official launch, however, SlashGear found and shared photos of a prototype device dating back to 2019: according to the portal it is a working prototype of OPPO Find N 5G, designed by the Chinese company to be presented at Mo
The problem of the prototype probably was its durability: the device is in fact very similar to the Huawei Mate X, but its price should be much lower, at least according to the leaks and intentions of OPPO in terms of market. A lower price, however, also involved a lower quality of device construction, which would eventually be temporarily set aside.
According to leaks, even, in view of the release, between 2019 and 2021 the design of OPPO Find N 5G would have changed totally: the prototype, in fact, has a screen that bends outside, in the sense that holding the device folded the screen On the contrary, the final form factor of OPPO Fold should adopt the opposite solution, with the screen bending inside the smartphone. The choice would be due to the need to protect the touchscreen of the device from scratches and other possible wear factors.
A few days ago, however, the technical data sheet of OPPO Fold leaked online, which will be announced during the DAY 2021 INN of OPPO, which will be held in the night between 14 and 15 December and during which it will be announced.