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Oppo Peacock foldable phone tipped to launch in India next month: Everything we know so far

Oppo's first foldable phone codenamed Peacock could arrive in India in December tipped to feature a 2K display, Snapdragon 888 SoC, and a 4,500mAh battery.

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Oppo’s first consumer foldable phone which is codenamed Peacock is tipped to debut in India next month. The company had earlier showcased Oppo X 2021 that came with a rollable display and was cited to have filled 122 patents for the foldable. Also Read - Oppo foldable phone likely to feature Galaxy Z Fold 3 like design, tipped to get 50MP triple camera

While the device looked promising at least on paper, it couldn’t make it to the market. Its rival Samsung being able to set a strong foothold in the foldable segment, courtesy of offering premium foldables at a considerable price, Oppo seems to be planning to up the game with its first consumer foldable. Also Read - Vivo Pad with Snapdragon 870 SoC appears online, likely to debut next year

The upcoming Oppo foldable allegedly appeared on the Chinese forum site Weibo. An image showing a peacock and a French tagline ‘Ouvrez l’inspiration (which translates to Open inspiration),’ could be seen in a teaser poster which is believed to be of the upcoming Oppo foldable phone. Reports indicate that the phone might have high-end specs, starting with Snapdragon 888 mobile platform, and a 2K panel. Here’s everything we know so far about Oppo’s first foldable smartphone. Also Read - Oppo Find N 5G could launch as Oppo's first foldable smartphone next month

Oppo consumer foldable phone ‘Peacock’ tipped to launch in India in December: All you need to know

As per leaks, Oppo Peacock foldable phone could feature an 8-inch 2K display with a high refresh rate of 120Hz and LTPO technology. At the helm, the device could chip in the powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 mobile platform. The memory configuration hasn’t been detailed yet.

As per GizmoChina’s report, the Oppo foldable phone could feature a 50-megapixel camera at the back and a 32-megapixel camera up front. Although the placement isn’t known yet, neither it is clear as to how many cameras Oppo will implement on its new phone. It will likely have a side-mounted fingerprint reader. The phone is tipped to have a battery backup of 4,500mAh that will support a 65W fast charging solution. The rest of the details are scarce right now, however, several reports indicate that another flagship codenamed ‘Butterfly’ might supersede this foldable next year and pack the yet to be announced Snapdragon 898 chipset, and could likely be added in the Find X series.

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  • Published Date: November 18, 2021 6:20 PM IST

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