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Oppo Find N2 review – GSMArena.com tests

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Introduction

The one foldable that’s so unlike the form factor’s norm, the Oppo Find N from late 2021, just got a replacement in the form of the Find N2. A year later, almost to the day, the N2 again defies the standards for dimensions and proportions in the ‘full-size’ phone-turns-tablet space. Let’s see what’s changed.

Most notable, if not necessarily evident, is the reduction in weight – the Find N (1) may have been small, but it was dense and as heavy as the large ones. The new model is now lighter than an iPhone 14 Pro Max. Minuscule differences in the dimensions are mostly immaterial, but what’s ultimately important is that the Find N2 is a nicely compact phone with a sensible aspect ratio when folded, and a landscape-ish small tablet when unfolded – you can’t get that elsewhere.

Another significant development is in the camera system. By necessity, not quite state-of-the-art in this respect, foldables typically make size-driven compromises, and the Find N had a rather meh setup with no AF on the ultrawide and a fairly basic tele cam. The Find N2 elevates that to more of an ‘okay’ status on paper, bringing larger sensors to the ultrawide and the tele, and adding AF on the former. It’s no ‘cameraphone’ still, but definitely a step up.

Oppo Find N2 review

The N2 also gets a chipset update, as usual, but it’s the Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 and not the Gen 2 – another year when the foldable Find will be out of lockstep with the flagships of the day. A couple of charging developments round up the list of ‘major’ changes this year – a welcome move from 33W to 67W charging, countered by an unfortunate but understandable scrapping of the wireless charging coil (thinness and lightness were a higher priority).

Oppo Find N2 specs at a glance:

  • Body: 132.2×140.5×7.4mm, 233g; Glass front (Gorilla Glass Victus), glass back (Gorilla Glass Victus) or eco leather back, aluminum frame.
  • Display: 7.1″ Foldable LTPO AMOLED, 120Hz, HDR10+, 1200 nits (HBM), 1550 nits (peak), 1792x1920px resolution, 8.4:9 aspect ratio, 370ppi; Cover display:, AMOLED, 120Hz, Corning Gorilla Glass Victus, 5.54 inches, 1080 x 2120 pixels, 18:9 ratio, 1000 nits (HBM), 1350 nits (peak).
  • Chipset: Qualcomm SM8475 Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 (4 nm): Octa-core (1×3.0 GHz Cortex-X2 & 3×2.75 GHz Cortex-A710 & 4×2.0 GHz Cortex-A510); Adreno 730.
  • Memory: 256GB 12GB RAM, 512GB 16GB RAM; UFS 3.1.
  • OS/Software: Android 13, ColorOS 13.
  • Rear camera: Wide (main): 50 MP, f/1.8, 24mm, 1/1.56″, 1.0µm, multi-directional PDAF, OIS; Ultra wide angle: 48 MP, f/2.2, 14mm, 115˚, 1/2″, 0.8µm, AF; Telephoto: 32 MP, f/2.0, 47mm, 1/2.74″, 0.8µm, 2x optical zoom, PDAF.
  • Front camera: Cover: 32 MP, f/2.4, 22mm, 1/3.14″; Internal: 32 MP, f/2.4, 22mm, 1/3.14″.
  • Video capture: Rear camera: 4K@30/60fps, 1080p@30/60/240fps, gyro-EIS, HDR; Front camera: 1080p@30fps, gyro-EIS.
  • Battery: 4520mAh; 67W wired, 10W reverse wired.
  • Misc: Fingerprint reader (side-mounted); stereo speakers (Dolby support); stylus support.

What hasn’t changed and what the specsheet isn’t going to tell you is that the Find N2 will remain exclusive to its home market. The Find N2 Flip is as close as you can get to an Oppo foldable outside of China (maybe).

Oppo Find N2 unboxing

The Find N2 ships in a similar box to the one from the previous generation – it’s the same kinetic design where opening the lid lifts the phone compartment towards you. It’s not all black this time – the top is painted light bluish gray. And even though the handset may have shrunk in size and lost weight, its package has actually grown in all three directions – totaling a 30% increase in volume. Hmm. For what it’s worth, however, there’s more in it too.

Oppo Find N2 review

The charger is beefier – in specs, at least, if not so much in physical size (67W vs. 33W). A cable is also included (USB-A-to-C).

But there’s a case this time around, an accessory that was missing on the Find N. It’s a two-piece design with the frame-like display portion being heavily reliant on adhesive strips (though it still stays on without applying them), while the half that covers the back is a snap-on-only type. The back is covered in faux leather in a greenish hue to go with the phone’s own color scheme.

Another nice touch for this generation is the included microfiber cloth. It’s worth pennies, sure, but it’s the gesture that counts.

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