Oppo Shows Off Its Foldable Phone Prototype, Features Design Much like Huawei Mate X

Oppo Foldable Phone
Photo Credit: Weibo/ Brian Shen

After Samsung and Huawei, Oppo is probably going to be the following smartphone seller to bring a foldable phone to the market. VP Brian Shen on Monday uncovered the advancement by showcasing a model of a foldable phone by Oppo - without revealing any key specifications or availability plan. The model looks very similar to the Huawei Mate X that was unveiled at a pre-MWC gathering in Barcelona on Sunday. In any case, the general form factor, which is foldable, is fairly additionally the reminiscent of the Samsung Galaxy Fold that the South Korean company reported at the Galaxy Unpacked event a week ago.

According to the images posted by Shen on Weibo, the model of the foldable phone by Oppo offers an outward-wrapped flexible display that gives two screens when collapsed and a single screen experience when unfurled. This appears to be similar to the Huawei Mate X that offers an 8-inch display when unfurled.

Notwithstanding the flexible display panel, the foldable phone model seems to have a thick bar on one side that includes a camera module. All things considered, the phone would give clients a chance to catch selfies and scene shots using a similar camera module - similarly as the Mate X. Additionally, there isn't any notch or pattern when unfurled, not at all like the Samsung Galaxy Fold that has a notch for the selfie camera module.

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The camera module on Oppo's foldable phone model additionally seems to have a dual-LED flash. Besides, the thick bar has Oppo branding.

The model seems to have another ColorOS variant sponsored by Android. In addition, Shen has asked Weibo clients whether they need Oppo to commence the large scale manufacturing of the new foldable phone. This points to the prototyping phase of the new model.

It is a significant beginning time to remark on the cost of the foldable phone by Oppo. In any case, on the off chance that we take a gander at the cost of EUR 2,299 (generally Rs. 2,09,400) of the Huawei Mate X and $1,980 (generally Rs. 1,41,000) of the Samsung Galaxy Fold, the new Oppo phone would cost altogether higher than the latest flagship smartphones.