OPPO Find N3 Series Launch and Key Features (Video)

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Great news for fans of foldable phones!

OPPO launched their newest generation of premium foldable smartphones on Oct 19. Described by OPPO as the next step in reimagining foldables and intended to introduce breakthrough technologies in the categories, the brand-new Find N3 and Find N3 Flip promises unmatched experiences in imaging, design, and usability. In Singapore, these cutting-edge new foldables will be available for SGD 2399/- and SGD 1499/- for the Find N3 and Find N3 Flip respectively.

Said Pete Lau, SVP and Chief Product Officer of OPPO, “Our goal at OPPO is to create the best, and that’s what we’ve done with Find N3 and Find N3 Flip. A big-screened foldable should always be a pleasure to use, so Find N3 has two clear, bright, comfortable, rich-looking displays; neither screen is a compromise. We also believe that premium smartphones should have incredible cameras; yes, even flip phones. So, both Find N3 and Find N3 Flip can capture life’s precious moments without missing the fine details.”

Notably, the new Find N3 series smartphones aren’t just about new features and functionalities; OPPO devoted equal effort to improving staple features on top of retaining winning aspects from their older generation foldables. Without further ado, here’s a quick round-up of what the new OPPO Find N3 and Find N3 Flip each have to offer. I’ve also included my reactions and opinions.

OPPO Find N3 Key Features

To directly quote from OPPO, the Find N3 “combines a thin and light design with an elevated aesthetic.” Its two screens claim to be the sharpest and brightest of any foldable to date. It is also the first book-like foldable to feature a Hasselblad-tuned pro-grade camera system, while the ColorOS 13.2 interface offers PC-level-like productivity in one’s palm.

The new “Boundless View” capability furthermore ensures an enhanced and effortless multitasking experience.

OPPO Find N3 Flexion Hinge
The Find N3 in folded, semi-folded, and unfolded form.

Third-Generation Flexion Hinge

There’s an impressive number involved with the Find N3’s third-generation Flexion Hinge. Other than being smaller than the previous generation hinge, the Find N3 has been independently tested to withstand a stunning one million folds by TÜV Rheinland.

The new hinge does what the 2023 market expects of it too. It closes with barely any gap. It doesn’t add to the phone’s weight and girth. When opened, the crease is minimal. Barely noticeable when the Find N3 is fully unfolded.

For users still wary about trying folding phones, I suspect this state-of-the-art new hinge might just be the convincing factor. To know more about the new Flexion Hinge and how smooth it gets, watch my above video at 03:28.

“The Clearest and Brightest Foldable Screens”

Both screens of the Find N3 bring with them impressive and incredible numbers.

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They are capable of 2,800 nits peak brightness with over 425 pixels per inch for clarity. The LTPO technology also allows for a smooth 1-120Hz dynamic refresh rate for fluid scrolling, while a self-healing layer smooths out scuffs, making Find N3’s unfolded screen almost crease-free for an uninterrupted view.

With a peak brightness that high, you really, really mustn’t switch on this phone’s screens while in a cinema.

By the way, the Find N3’s cover and main screens measure 6.3” and 7.8” respectively—“taller” than previous generations. In closed form, the width is nearly the same as standard bar-type smartphones.

Find N3 Camera Demo
The Find N3’s pro-grade camera system is backed by a larger sensor to ensure bright, dynamic captures even in tough low-light situations.

Three Pro-Grade, Hasselblad-Tuned Cameras

This was the feature/enhancement that interested me most and I can go on and on discussing it. But first, a quick description of what’s packed in.

It’s a Cosmic Ring design with three cams—48 MP (ultra-wide), 48 MP (wide), and 64 MP (telephoto). According to OPPO, the corresponding full-frame equivalent focal lengths are 14mm, 24mm, and 70mm.

The camera is also enhanced with Hasselblad Portrait Mode. while OPPO’s Computational Photography engine ensures excellent dynamic range with natural-looking results.

More importantly, the Find N3 features Sony’s “two-layer stacked” 48MP1 LYTIA-T808 CMOS sensor. Very simply, this stackable sensor creates more space for the receiving of light. To repeat what’s emphasised during the launch, this sensor is 20 percent larger than the last generation but improves dynamic range by a stunning 255 percent.

Ask any experienced digital photographer and I’m sure you’d be told that it’s not megapixel, lens build, or lens size that makes the most difference in digital imaging quality. It’s sensor size. (And sensor quality, of course) For a start, a bigger sensor vastly helps with noise reduction in low-light scenarios.

I couldn’t extensively try the Find N3’s low-light imaging capabilities during the launch but from what I could see at the demo studio, the Find N3 seems capable of handling a low-light indoor scene that I would only trust a full-frame DSLR to decently capture.

It’s also interesting, or should I say heartening, that OPPO pumped the telephoto cam with a 64 MP resolution. (It comes with 3x optical zoom and OIS too) Would macros and zooms taken by the Find N3 be equivalent in quality to those taken by the “main” camera, a feat few other if any smartphones are capable of? This is an area I’m truly curious about.



“PC-level Productivity in Your Pocket

First and foremost, the Find N3 runs on Android 13 with ColorOS 13.2. Owners will also receive four years of software updates and five years of security updates, as part of OPPO’s commitment to a long-lasting quality experience.

And as far as multi-tasking and productivity are concerned, the Find N3 is equipped with two sleek features to woo users with. There’s a global taskbar with App Library and File Pocket to ensure what you need is always within reach. OPPO also introduced the “Boundless View.” In a nutshell, this feature allows users to smoothly flow across two full-screen apps on the Find N3’s 7.8 main screen.

It’s kinda like being able to work full-screen on one app, while another is running “off-screen.” When you need the other one, all you need to do is to swipe it into full view.

Best of all, it’s not restricted to two apps too. You can also use Boundless View with three apps.

Find N3 key features
Find N3 key features at a glance.

Other Notable Find N3 Features

  • 239g weight
  • IPX4 splash resistance.
  • 1440Hz PWM dimming for the screens to ensure comfort during prolonged use.
  • Three speakers for stereo sound in any orientation.
  • Sound-Sealed calls. Busybodies nearby can’t hear what’s transmitting over your Find N3
  • Powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 Mobile Platform with 35% improved performance and a 40% boost in overall efficiency versus last-generation chipsets.
  • 512GB UFS 4.0 storage and 16GB LPDDR5X RAM. OPPO states you can open up to 40 apps too thanks to its Dynamic Computing Engine.
  • 4800mAh battery with class-leading 67W SUPERVOOC™ fast charging. 30-minute charge delivers 80 percent power. 42 minutes hits 100 percent.

OPPO Find N3 Flip Key Features

The Find N3 Flip comes with two new features that are sure to capture attention. It has a triple-camera system that includes a 32 MP 2x zoom telephoto camera; the first flip phone to do so. The upgraded vertical cover screen now supports third-party apps as well. Naturally, and like its bigger sibling, its Flexion Hinge was improved too.

“A Secure Fold That Can Handle a Splash”

I’ll go fast on this since I’ve already talked about it earlier.

Like that on the Find N3, OPPO’s upgraded Flexion Hinge for Flip makes Find N3 Flip’s shallow screen crease and zero-gap hinge possible. The Find N3 Flip also holds its position in FlexForm mode between 45-120 degrees, and TÜV Rheinland has independently tested it to withstand an incredible 600,000 folds.

That figure is lesser than the Find N3’s 1 mil folds certification but still, you’re unlikely to hit that number of folds, right?

OPPO Find N3 Flip Cover Screen with OPPO Pet
The upgraded cover screen of the Find N3 Flip is now able to support third-party apps.

Doing More on the Upgraded Cover Screen

This is the most attractive feature of the Find N3 Flip, IMO. The one that’d have fans swooning.

OPPO retained a vertical bar format for the cover screen, while also now enabling it to support third-party apps. In other words, the Find N3 Flip’s cover screen is quite near to that of the larger Find N3.



The screen can feature wallpapers that display real-time information and handy shortcuts. You can also install and use Google tools like Gmail, Wallet, and Maps, as well as favourites like Grab, Telegram, TikTok, X (formerly Twitter), WeChat, WhatsApp, and more.

OPPO’s cheeky, playful Interactive pets have evolved from 2D on the Find N2 Flip to 3D on the Find N3 Flip too. If you love those, and they are indeed adorable, there are more pets to pick from. There’s a Panda, a Koala, a Tiger, a Dog, a Bird, a Rabbit, and a meowy Cat.

Coming to image-taking, the cover screen uses the same orientation as the Find N3 Flip, which means it captures photos with virtually no crop.

To sum up, there’s a lot you can do with this upgraded cover screen. You might even end up not unfolding the phone at all throughout the day.

Find N3 Flip Camera Interface.
Find N3 Flip Camera Interface.

Triple Camera System and the First Flip Phone with a Telephoto Camera with Optical 2x Reach

This is an important advancement in the current world of flip phones. I think it also addresses the curious situation: Why shouldn’t a flip phone have a telephoto camera equipped with optical zoom?

At 32 MP and with Hasselblad Portrait mode, the Find N3 Filp’s telephoto camera furthermore promises what OPPO calls a “flattering, natural look.”

The other two cameras come in strong too. At 50 MP resolution, the wide (or main) camera features a fast f1.8 aperture with OIS. The ultra-wide camera is at 48 MP and with an f/2.2 aperture, and according to OPPO official specs, capable of 115º field of view and macro focusing up to as near as 4 cm.

Overall, while the Find N3 Flip features less impressive camera specs than its larger sibling, it’s still quite the powerful imaging gear. I think it’s especially impressive when you consider how small the folded form is.

Other Notable Find N3 Flip Features

  • IPX4 rating.
  • Powered by the flagship MediaTek Dimensity 9200.
  • The largest, thickest graphite layer of any flip phone to date.
  • 4300mAh battery with 44W SUPERVOOCTM fast charging.

Pictures From the Launch

OPPO Find N3 Series Launch in Singapore
The launch took place at Singapore’s Changi Exhibition Centre on Oct 19.
OPPO Find N3 Flip Flexion Hinge for Flip
Silvia Jiang, Senior Product Manager, OPPO, introducing the upgraded Flexion Hinge for Flip.
OPPO Find N3 Launch
Summarising the best of the new OPPO Find N3.
Kaká at OPPO Find N3 Series Launch.
For many attendees of the launch, the big highlight of the afternoon was a special appearance by legendary footballer Kaká. Kaká is OPPO’s Global Brand Ambassador for the UEFA Champions League.
Kaká and OPPO Find N3
Kaká trying the Find N3.

OPPO Find N3 Series Market Availability and Promotions

Both Find N3 and Find N3 Flip will be available for pre-order from 11 am SGT, Oct 20 to 27, 2023, and will be available for sale islandwide in Singapore from Oct 28, 2023.

Pre-orders placed through the OPPO Online Store, OPPO Concept stores, OPPO’s Official Online Store on Lazada, Shopee, Amazon, KrisShop, iShopChangi, Qoo10, Tik Tok, as well as electronic retailers Best Denki, Courts, Challenger, Gain City, POPULAR – can stand to enjoy exclusive gifts worth up to SGD 802.



Furthermore, pre-orders of the Find N3 Flip can get a free OPPO Enco Air3, a protective case, and 24 months of screen protection plan. Pre-orders of the Find N3 can get a free OPPO Pad Air and 24 months of screen protection plan.

Find N3 series users can also enjoy exclusive benefits such as:

  • 24 months of international warranty
  • 3 free months of YouTube Premium (for new YouTube Premium/Music users)
  • 6 free months of 100GB cloud storage on Google One (for new Google One users)

For the Find N3 Flip, OPPO Singapore has collaborated with local fashion brand, RECKLESS ERICKA, to co-create exclusive phone accessories for users. The OPPO x RECKLESS ERIKA accessory bundle is available only through OPPO Online Store.

Online Promotions

PLATFORMPROMOTIONS
OPPO Online Store– Exclusive bundle of OPPO Find N3 Flip with OPPO x RECKLESS ERIKA pouch bag and 24-month Screen Protection Plan available at SGD 1499.
– Free Shipping from Oct 20 to 31, 2023.
– Free OPPOSTORESG gift card valued at SGD 80 for the Find N3 and SGD 50 for the Find N3 Flip with your pre-order from Oct 20 to 27, 2023.
Shopee– Two lucky winners stand a chance to receive their purchase for free with their pre-order from Oct 20 to 27, 2023; one for the Find N3 and one for the Find N3 Flip.
-Stack and Save with UOB vouchers valued at SGD 80 for the Find N3 and SGD 50 for the Find N3 Flip, with up to 5000 coins cashback (worth SGD 50).
– Shopee Super Brand Day lucky draw event where every 10th buyer on Oct 20, 2023 (up till the 100th buyer) will receive an OPPO Wireless Speaker worth SGD 60.
– Free Shipping from Oct 20 to 31, 2023.
Lazada– Stack and Save with Mastercard vouchers valued at SGD 80 for the Find N3 and SGD 50 for the Find N3 Flip, on top of up to 25 percent Everyday Cashback.
– Free Shipping from Oct 20 to 31, 2023.
– OPPO lucky draw event where every 10th buyer on Oct 20, 2023 (up till the 100th buyer) will receive an OPPO Wireless Speaker worth SGD 60.
LazBonus exclusive voucher at SGD 174 for the Find N3 and SGD 108 for the Find N3 Flip from Oct 25 to 27, 2023.
iShopChangi– DBS Voucher valued at SGD 80 for the Find N3 and SGD 50 for the Find N3 Flip.
– Free next day shipping subsidy.
– Enjoy GST-absorbed prices.
Qoo10– Brand avenue cart coupon valued at SGD 80 for the Find N3 and SGD 50 for the Find N3 Flip available from Oct 19 to 28, 2023.
– WisFarm 2.5 percent rebate can be enjoyed on both devices.
– Brand avenue cart coupon valued at SGD 80 for the Find N3 and SGD 50 for the Find N3 Flip available from Oct 19 to 28, 2023.
– WisFarm 2.5% Rebate can be enjoyed on both devices.
KrisShopExclusive gifts worth up to SGD 722 + 1000 Bonus Miles

Telco Promotions

For the first time, OPPO Singapore is partnering up with telcos to bring customers even greater discounts when pre-ordering through SingTel, StarHub, or M1. All three telcos are offering attractive handset discounts of up to $750 off the Find N3 Series for customers.

In addition, customers who pre-order the Find N3 series via telco channels will enjoy exclusive benefits such as:

  • 24 months of International Warranty Service
  • 3 free months of Screen Protection Plan
  • 3 free months of YouTube Premium (for new YouTube Premium/Music users)
  • 6 free months of 100 GB cloud storage on Google One (for new Google One users)

Check the respective pages of Singaporean telcos for more information.

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