Oppo brings back its Find series with the launch of Oppo Find X on June 19. The Chinese smartphone has confirmed that the next smartphone in its series Find will be released in Paris.
Oppo says that the new Find X will be a futuristic smartphone and will be based on the technological innovations that its predecessors have brought to the range. For Oppo, the Find series has always represented the flagship segment and the latest offer came in the form of Find 7 in May 2014. The Find series has represented Oppo’s technological progress and the ability to combine aesthetics with features such as the QWERTY keyboard Thinner body side slider and fast charging technology.
In a press release, Oppo says that the letter “X” in the name represents the unknown, adventurous and extreme. There is a possibility that Oppo will bring the 5x zoom technology that was shown at the MWC 2017 to a commercial device with Find X on June 19.
Oppo started its Find series with the launch of Find X903 in June 2011. It featured a unique side sliding keyboard design and star hardware. It was followed by the fine 6.65mm Oppo Finder 2012, which included a stainless steel frame and a Super AMOLED Plus screen.
Oppo then increased to 1080p screens with the launch of Find 5 in 2013. It received the IF Product Design Award, making it a unique device in the segment. From the screens, Oppo revolutionized fast charging in the form of VOOC flash charging when it launched Find 7 with support for two hours of phone calls with only five minutes of charging in 2014.
Oppo Find X will have to rely on the legacy of the previous Find series devices and should offer a unique experience to be taken seriously. Considering the new features and performance offered by the likes of Apple iPhone X, Huawei P20 Pro, Samsung Galaxy S9 + and Google Pixel 2 XL, Oppo Find X will delve into a very competitive segment.