OPPO Find N3: the new book-type folding that dazzles with its screens

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Oppo’s new folding smartphone has a peak brightness of 2800 nits on its screens. Its price is about 1,300 euros at the exchange rate, but for now it has only been announced for China

 

OPPO has finally announced the new member of its foldable smartphone family. He OPPO Find N3 It is the older brother of the Find N2 that We analyze in Xataka and arrives to complete the latest folding generation after the presentation of the OPPO Find N3 Flip a few months ago. It has very interesting features, including Qualcomm’s most powerful processor so far in 2023, up to 1 TB of storage and an interesting camera system.

But without a doubt, what draws the most attention about the Find N3 is the capacity of its screens. Both internal and external promise a extremely high maximum brightness. Next, we will discuss in detail the capabilities of its screens, but first, let’s look at all its technical characteristics.

 

OPPO Find N3 technical sheet

  Oppo Find N3
DIMENSIONS Open: 153.4 x 143.1 x 5.8mm

Folded: 153.4 x 73.3 x 11.7 mm

EXTERNAL SCREEN 6.31 inch OLED

Resolution of 2,484 x 1,116 pixels

Density: 431dpi

Refresh: 120Hz

Dynamic maximum brightness: 2800 nits

INTERNAL SCREEN 7.82 inch OLED

Resolution of 2,440 x 2,268 pixels

Density: 426dpi

Refresh: 120Hz

Dynamic maximum brightness: 2800 nits

PROCESSOR Snapdragon 8 Gen 2
GPU Adreno 740
RAM 12 or 16 GB
STORAGE 512GB or 1TB

UFS 4.0

SOFTWARE Android 13 + ColorOS 13.2
MAIN CAMERAS Main: 48 MP f/1.7, OIS

Wide angle: 48 MP f/2.2

64 MP f/2.6 3x telephoto, OIS

FRONT CAMERAS External: 20 MP f/2.2

Internal: 32 MP f/2.4

BATTERY 4,805 mAh

67W charging

CONNECTIVITY 5G

Wi-Fi 7

Bluetooth 5.3 (aptX codecs,

LDAC, aptX HD, LHDC, SBC, AAC)

NFC

Price From 1294 euros to the exchange rate

One of the brightest screens on a smartphone, at least in theory

Oppo Find N3

OPPO has made a huge leap in terms of the maximum brightness of the screens in the Find 3. And by “the screens” I mean that it has not limited this improvement to the main panel, the internal one, but rather that the external screen has received the same benefit.

According to OPPO, both screens have a maximum dynamic brightness of 2800 nits. It is one of the brightest screens to date on the market, although the use of the word “dynamic” suggests that the maximum brightness may be variable, or rather, it is possible that the panel is designed to withstand this extremely high maximum brightness only for a period of time at a time. If we can access the mobile to analyze it, it is something that we will put to the test.

OPPO already had the brighter screen on a samrtphone on the Find X6 Proand there are rumors that mention that other manufacturers They are working on screens with a maximum brightness of 2800 nits, so it seems that in 2024 we will see the brightest screens to date in the world of mobile phones.

For the rest, the internal screen has a variable refresh rate between 1 and 120 Hz, while the refresh rate of the external screen varies between 10 and 120 Hz. These variations, of course, are designed for better management of resources (if you don’t need 120Hz all the time, why waste resources and energy?). It is also worth noting that the frames of the screens are minimal, since the relationship between the panel occupies 91.8% of the front space on the external screen, and the 89.6% on internal screen.

The power we expect in a 2023 flagship

Oppo Find N3 New Colors

Under the hood, the Find N3 has the components we expect to see in a high-end smartphone in 2023: a processor Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 (with Adreno 740 GPU), models with 12 and 16 GB of RAM, and up to 1 TB of storage. All this, in practice, should translate into enough power to get the most out of this screen, including multitasking on a huge panel and everything that includes the ColorOS 13.2 custom layer, based on Android 13.

Regarding the main cameras, OPPO has once again had the collaboration of the renowned brand Hasselblad for the camera system and its color calibration technology. On the back it includes two 48 MP sensors, the main one and the wide angle one, along with a 64 MP telephoto sensor with a 3x zoom. Finally, the selfie cameras include 20 MP and 32 MP sensors, for the internal and external cameras, respectively, capable of recording video in 4K resolution and 30 fps.

OPPO Find N3: price and availability

OPPO’s new foldable is available first in China, with a price of ¥10,000 Chinese Yuan, which is equivalent to about 1,294 euros at the current exchange rate. We will update this information when OPPO announces details about the launch of the Find N3 in Spain and the rest of Europe.

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