Oppo’s product manager, Chuck Wang recently confirmed that the company is going to launch a foldable smartphone at the upcoming MWC. Reports had showcased a media invite saying that Oppo could be experimenting with new themes. These include Connectivity, AI, Industry 4.0, Immersive Content, Disruptive Innovation, Digital Wellness, Digital Trust, and The Future. The design of the invite has led many people to believe that Oppo might launch a foldable smartphone. However, we are yet to see what this smartphone is really going to look like. Hopefully it will be revealed at MWC in Feb end.
Oppo had also recently announced that it will soon launch a phone with the 10x hybrid zoom. Considering that the theme of the MWC 2019 is “Get Closer” it just might be possible that the Oppo will introduce this feature under this theme. With this, if we take into account the media invite sent out by Oppo, it just might be true that the device Oppo will launch is going to be a foldable smartphone with a 10x hybrid zoom technology. In this announcement, Oppo described it has something that uses three cameras than two. So maybe a smartphone with 3 camera sensors that can zoom up to 10X using three different types of lenses can be seen.
The Chinese smartphone maker reportedly added an ultra-wide camera and borrowed telephoto dual camera setup of the 5x optical zoom for this technology. Chuck Wang said a few months back, that Oppo is also working on a 5G smartphone that is going to launch in 2020. Also, it is expected that the Chinese smartphone manufacturer is aiming to launch its first smartphone this year with a display cut-out. Speaking of foldable smartphones, Oppo is not the only brand that would have monopoly on this trend.
In fact, the first company to come up with this idea was South-Korean manufacturer, Samsung. Samsung is also expected to unveil its foldable smartphone during February at the Galaxy Unpacked event. Recently, there was a press release by Samsung that showed banners on which it was written ‘Unfolding the future’. This is the biggest hint that tells us that the tech-giant will unveil a foldable smartphone in that event. Rumours are, that the name of the smartphone is Galaxy F.