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The Morning After: Oppo's take on folding smartphones doesn't look so huge

And somehow looks... cute?

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Mat Smith
December 16, 2021 7:15 AM
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Still not sold on foldable smartphones? I get it. But companies continue their efforts to make them happen, with Oppo the latest to reveal its first take on a foldable flagship. Somehow, for a fold-up widescreen phone, it’s kind of cute. 

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It has a different screen ratio to devices from Samsung and the rest, resulting in a more horizontal (possibly more useful) touchscreen. Unfortunately, it’s still pricey (although it’s cheaper than the Galaxy Fold) and, adding another barrier to entry, it’s only launching in China.

Engadget Chinese Editor-in-Chief Richard Lai is testing one out — expect to hear our full verdict soon.

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The Morning After: Oppo's take on folding smartphones doesn't look so huge