As promised, Oppo is providing international release dates for the Find N2 Flip, first announced in China last December. In the UK, the phone will go on sale for £849 (around $1,025) on March 2nd, and it’ll also be available in other European markets like France (€1,099) and Spain (€1,049). The phone isn’t getting an official release in North America.
The Find N2 Flip is a direct competitor to Samsung’s Z Flip devices in that it’s a smartphone-size device that can fold down when you need it to be more compact. But its unique selling point is that it has a far larger 3.26-inch cover display versus the Z Flip 4’s 1.9-inch secondary display. A larger screen means more information without needing to unfold the phone, which can be useful for everything from camera viewfinders to quickly checking the weather, as I’ve discovered in my past week of using the device myself.
Huawei and Motorola have also released foldable devices with similar form factors internationally. But sanctions mean Huawei’s P50 Pocket isn’t available with Google’s apps and services (including the all-important Google Play Store), and both it and Motorola’s latest Razr aren’t officially sold in the US.
Like Samsung, Oppo is keen to emphasize the durability of its folding mechanism. It says that the Find N2 Flip is rated to survive 400,000 folding cycles, which compares to 200,000 for the Z Flip 4. But bear in mind that these are lab results so they might not fully reflect the messy realities of the real world. Oppo doesn’t list an IP rating for the Find N2 Flip, while Samsung’s latest flip phone has an IPX8 rating for dust and water resistance, which offers far greater assurances about its ability to be used in the rain. Like Samsung, Oppo is using ultra-thin glass in the foldable screen’s construction.
Once unfolded, the Find N2 Flip behaves much like a typical smartphone. Its 6.8-inch display feels relatively tall and thin thanks to its 21:9 aspect ratio and its OLED with a fast refresh rate of 120Hz. Internally, the phone is powered by a MediaTek Dimensity 9000 Plus chipset, and internationally it’s available with 8GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. It’s got a 4,300mAh battery that can be fast-charged at up to 44W with Oppo’s in-box charger. Oppo says this is fast enough for a full charge in under an hour.
The Find N2 Flip has a pair of rear cameras: one 50-megapixel main and a secondary eight-megapixel ultrawide, plus a 32-megapixel selfie camera contained within a small hole-punch notch. You can use this main camera to take selfies using the cover display while the handset is folded to take advantage of its higher-resolution sensor.
Finally, in terms of software, the Find N2 Flip is running Oppo’s ColorOS variant of Android 13. Oppo says it’ll receive four years of major Android version updates and five years of security updates. That’s in line with some of the longest support periods offered by other Android manufacturers like Samsung.
Check out our full Oppo Find N2 Flip review right here.
Update February 15th, 11:15AM ET: Updated with European pricing.
Correction February 21st, 12:30PM ET: This article originally stated that Motorola hadn’t updated the Razr since 2020. This is incorrect. It was updated last year. Oppo also originally told The Verge and other journalists that the phone had an IPX4 rating for dust and water resistance, but followed up after publication to tell us that this isn’t the case.
Photography by Jon Porter / The Verge