Oppo has been in the market for a long time and is known for its F series, A series and Reno series smartphones. The company introduced its flagship Find series in 2018 with the Find X. The Find X has a motorized module at the top that will lift up to reveal the front and rear cameras, allowing for a large display without a notch.
Oppo is finally adding new phones to this series after a long break. The new Oppo Find X2 and Oppo Find X2 Pro are conservatively designed compared to the Find X, but can they carry on the legacy? I got a chance to spend some time with the Find X2 Pro, and here’s my first impression of it.
The Oppo Find X2 Pro is clearly the new flagship from Oppo, and it looks the part. It is well designed and in line with the current trends. Like the Oppo Find X (Review), the Find X2 Pro has a large curved-side display. The display measures 6.7-inches and has thin bezels all around, giving this device a 93.1 percent screen-to-body ratio. It also uses Corning Gorilla Glass 6, which should be able to handle everyday.
There is no mechanical sliding module this time around, and the phone sports a small hole-punch for the 32-megapixel selfie shooter. While I’m glad I didn’t have to worry about a sliding module jammed or damaged, this phone isn’t quite as unique as its predecessor.
I like how the curved display meets the thin metal frame on the device. The phone also feels solid in the hand. The power and volume buttons are located towards the center on either side which makes them comfortable to reach.
I found the Oppo Find X2 Pro to be a bit heavy at 217g. Oppo has used ceramic for the back panel of this device, which gives it a different feel in the hand. If you look at the design carefully, you will see a concentric circle design. There are stains on the back but they are not easily visible.
The camera module isn’t hidden, like it was on the Find X, and it pops out a bit instead. There is a triple camera setup that includes a 48-megapixel wide-angle camera with f/1.7 aperture, a 48-megapixel ultrawide camera with f/2.2 aperture, and a 13-megapixel periscopic telephoto camera that is capable of 10x hybrid zoom. and 60x digital zoom. Having recently tested the Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra (Review), I have a fair idea of what to expect from the Oppo Find X2 Pro, but more on that when I review this device.
Oppo has opted for a QHD+ (3168×1440 pixels) display that is capable of 120Hz refresh rate even at that resolution. The display has good brightness and excellent viewing angles. Oppo has set the resolution and screen resolution to Auto, which lets the phone toggle between QHD+ and FHD+ as well as 60Hz and 120Hz to save power. You can manually choose between different offers and refresh rates if you wish.
There’s MEMC (Motion Estimation and Motion Compensation) just like the OnePlus 8 Pro, which we reviewed recently. It displays everything on the display smoothly but limits the resolution to Full HD+ only. The Find X2 Pro also has stereo speakers, which are not very common. These helped improve the video viewing experience and should enhance the game as well.
Powering the Oppo Find X2 Pro is the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 SoC paired with 12GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. You don’t get the option to increase the storage, but with 512GB out-of-the-box, I’m not complaining. During my limited time using this device, it showed no signs of lag, and multitasking was a breeze. Oppo Find X2 Pro should be able to handle every game and app on Google Play.
Oppo Find X2 Pro runs ColorOS 7.1 on top of Android 10. Our unit was running the April security patch which is not the latest. There are quite a few apps that come preinstalled on the device, but none of these apps were spammy during my short time with the device. The UI is clean and easy to navigate, and I had no problem finding the right settings. Android features like Digital Wellbeing, Dark Mode and Gesture Navigation are supported.
The Find X2 Pro houses two 2130mAh batteries for a total capacity of 4260mAh. Oppo may have chosen this approach to pack them more efficiently in the Find X2 Pro. What I like the most about the Find X2 Pro is the bundled 65W charger. I’ve used a similar capacity charger when I tested the iQoo 3 (Review). Charging is ridiculously fast, and Oppo claims a charge time of 38 minutes from 0-100 percent for the Find X2 Pro. I’ll reserve my comments for a full review.
Oppo has launched Find X2 in India. 64,990 but the price and availability of Find X2 Pro in India have not been disclosed yet. I expect it to be priced above Rs. 75,000 which puts it against the Samsung Galaxy S20+ and Motorola Edge+. Should you give your money to Oppo? Our full review is coming soon, so stay tuned to Gadgets 360 for answers.
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