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Built to last: OPPO Find N3 Flip can survive 16 years of folds, now available in PH stores!

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Foldable smartphones have been around for almost 5 years now. But, there are still concerns about the durability of these devices.
The most durable clamshell foldable yet?

Can survive 16 years of folds!

However, OPPO aims to put an end to the above-mentioned stigma that prevents some people from considering folding smartphones with the newly announced Find N3 Flip priced at PHP 64,999.
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How? First, the company improved its hinge design. According to the company, it uses dual-friction plates, a core of aerospace-grade MIM stainless steel, and an overall upgraded Seiko quasi-vertical Flexion Hinge for a zero-gap hinge that equals to a near crease-less display when unfolded.
Creaseless look
Creaseless look

Aside from that, Germany's TÜV Rheinland for Reliable Folding tested the device and it can survive 600,000 folds. When folded 100 times a day, this is equivalent to 16 years of usage.

The most durable clamshell foldy yet?

In comparison, its Find N2 Flip can do 400,000 folds. That's not bad. Unfortunately, its "popular" rival Galaxy Z Flip5 has been tested to do only 200,000 folds.

Among all clamshell flip phones with folding displays, the Find N3 Flip has the highest number of folds yet.
Clamshell foldy!
Clamshell foldy!

Moreover, an IPX4 protection for some sort of protection against water splashes. It would have been better if it was IPX8. But, having something is still better than having none.

Lastly, OPPO also said that the Find N3 Flip is entitled to exclusive after-sales benefits when they visit any authorized OPPO service center, including a Premium Lane, International Warranty Service, Exclusive Hotline, Door-to-Door Service, and Customer Service Check-up.

Up to 5 years of software support

The cover screen of Find N3 Flip
The cover screen of Find N3 Flip

What about updates? OPPO claimed that the Find N3 Flip will receive four (4) years of software updates and five (5) years of security updates.

Since it is running Android 13 now with ColorOS 13.2 skin, this means that it will get Android 14, Android 15, Android 16, and Android 17 making the phone feel new and not outdated with new features for years.

The security updates are also huge as they'll protect the phone from security threats like malware, viruses, and more for 5 years.

In the Android world, this is one of the longest support you can get.

The rest of the specs and features

The OPPO Find N3 Flip comes with flagship-worthy flip phone specs. The device features a  6.8-inch SCHOTT UTG-protected LTPO AMOLED 120Hz FHD+ screen, a 3.26-inch Super AMOLED cover screen with Gorilla Glass Victus, 3.05GHz 4nm MediaTek Dimensity 9200 octa-core processor with Immortalis-G715 11-core GPU, 12GB LPDDR5X RAM, 256GB UFS 3.1 internal storage, and a large 4,300mAh battery with USB-C 44W SUPERVOOC fast charging.

In the camera department, the device highlights a Hasselblad-tuned triple camera configuration at the back which includes the 50MP f/1.8 Sony IMX890 camera with OIS, 48MP f/2.2 Sony IMX581 114-degree ultra-wide with 4cm macro, and 32MP f/2.0 Sony IMX709 2x telephoto camera. This is the first clamshell foldable with a triple camera configuration in the market.

For the full specs, read here.

Price and availability

OPPO Find N3 Flip - PHP 64,999 

The new OPPO Find N3 Flip is priced at PHP 64,990 in the Philippines. It is now available in OPPO stores and partner retailers nationwide.
OPPO Find N3 Flip freebies in the Philippines
OPPO Find N3 Flip freebies in the Philippines

Those who will also order the new phone will get 5,000 Mabuhay Miles from Philippine Airlines, Exclusive access to PAGSS Premium Lounge, and Special Gifts from Jo Malone London, Estée Lauder, MAC Cosmetics, Origins, and Clique.

Online, those who are interested may grab it at OPPO's official Lazada and Shopee pages. It is available on TikTok Shop as well.

The e-commerce freebies are 
OPPO Enco Air3 (worth PHP 3,999) and OPPO Band2 (worth PHP 3,999) with every purchase. It also comes with 100 percent FREE shipping and 0 percent interest installment with LazPayLater or SPayLater.

For telco operators, the Find N3 Flip will be available via Globe Plan 1499 with PHP 3,400 cash out. It comes with a FREE OPPO Enco Air3 (worth PHP 3,999) and OPPO Band2 (worth PHP 3,999). Smart Postpaid Plan 1,999 with cash-out, it comes with the same freebies as Globe.

The handset is also available via the Home Credit installment plan with a monthly payment of just PHP 1,676/month from 6 to 18 months at 0 percent interest. It is also available in 6 or 12-month installments at 0 percent interest for all credit cards.

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