Oppo has formally unveiled the Discover N3 Flip — the corporate’s newest clamshell-style foldable smartphone — at a launch occasion in China. It arrives six months after gross sales of the Discover N2 Flip predecessor started internationally, and only a month after Samsung’s world launch of the Galaxy Z Flip.
A worldwide launch date and value hasn’t been supplied for the Discover N3 Flip, however Oppo claims in a press launch that it’ll be “coming quickly” to worldwide markets. It’s additionally unclear if Oppo will launch the N3 within the US, not like the N2 Flip.
Whereas sporting an analogous clamshell design to the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5, Oppo’s providing differs in its digicam array which could give it an edge. In comparison with the Z Flip 5’s 12 megapixel predominant digicam and a 12 megapixel ultrawide, the Discover N3 Flip incorporates a new Hasselblad-branded triple-camera setup positioned on the rear of the cellphone, just like that featured on Oppo’s Discover X6 Professional. It offers a 32 megapixel telephoto, a 48 megapixel ultrawide with 114 diploma field-of-view, and a 50 megapixel predominant digicam, alongside a 32 megapixel front-facing digicam.
The Oppo Discover N3 Flip has 12GB of reminiscence and is offered in two variants: one with 256GB of storage for six,799 yuan (round $932) and one other with 512GB for 7599 yuan (round $1,042). If that’s reflective of precise worldwide pricing, then the N3 Flip might be equally priced to Samsung’s $999 Galaxy Z Flip 5 and the $999 Motorola Razr Plus.
The total specs of the gadget aren’t formally obtainable in English but however we’ve been capable of scrape some key bits from the Chinese language-language product web page. The cellphone has a mixed thickness of round 16.4mm (round 0.6 inches) which slims right down to 7.8mm (round 0.3 inches) when opened, which is barely chunkier than the Z Flip 5’s respective 15.1mm folded / 6.9mm unfolded thickness. The load sits at 198 grams (round 6.9 ounces) in comparison with the Z Flip’s 187 grams (6.5 ounces).
The Discover N3 has a 6.8-inch 403ppi inner display that incorporates a 120Hz refresh price, and an exterior 3.26-inch cowl show with a pixel density of 250ppi. Comparatively, the Z Flip 5 has a barely smaller 6.7-inch 120Hz inner show with a better pixel density of 425ppi, whereas the duvet show is way bigger at 3.4 inches, with a pixel density of 306ppi.
The Discover N3 Flip remains to be rocking a 4,300mAh battery that may be fast-charged at as much as 44W, similar to the prior N2 Flip mannequin. It additionally options the much-loved three-stage alert slider (which permits customers to rapidly swap between media notification settings) discovered on gadgets from its OnePlus subsidiary. In addition to the cellphone itself, Oppo can be promoting a neat little case for the Discover N3 flip that incorporates a looping strap that ought to make the cellphone simpler to carry and place on a flat floor. Costs for the case begin from 199 yuan (round $27).