Oppo Confirms Continued Presence in Foldable Phone Market

Recent rumors circulating about Chinese brands potentially stepping back from the foldable phone market have stirred interest and concern among tech enthusiasts. One of the names thrown into the mix was Oppo, prompting speculations about the reasons behind such a decision. However, Oppo has officially quashed these rumors, affirming its dedication to the development and launch of new foldable smartphones.

Oppo's Official Statement:

Contrary to the speculation, an Oppo spokesperson has confirmed to GSMArena that the company is not planning to exit the foldable phone market. The statement reads, “Oppo’s dedication to the continuous development of foldable smartphone technology remains unchanged. Please stay tuned for our official updates and announcements.” This declaration reassures Oppo fans and the tech community that the brand remains committed to pushing the boundaries of mobile technology.

Recent Foldable Releases:

Highlighting Oppo's recent contributions to the foldable phone market, last year saw the release of the OnePlus Open, later rebranded as the Oppo Find N3 in certain markets, including China. In 2023, Oppo introduced the Find N3 Flip, a vertically foldable phone, showcasing the brand's innovative approach to smartphone design. With this commitment intact, enthusiasts can eagerly anticipate upcoming releases, including the Oppo Find N4, N4 Flip, and the OnePlus Open 2.
Oppo Find N3
Oppo Find N3

Other Developments in Oppo's Pipeline:

Looking beyond foldables, Oppo has been active in unveiling non-foldable models as well. At the beginning of this year, the company launched the Find X7 and Find X7 Ultra in China. Rumors hint at a two-way satellite connectivity variant of the X7 Ultra, expected to be announced in March in China. Additionally, Oppo is gearing up to introduce the Snapdragon 7 Gen 3-powered Oppo K12 and the Reno 12 series for the Chinese market. For Indian consumers, the eagerly awaited Oppo F25 Pro 5G is set to be launched on February 29, following the earlier debut of the Reno 11 series in January.


Oppo's reaffirmation of its commitment to the foldable phone market comes as a relief to fans and industry observers alike. As the tech giant continues to push boundaries and explore new possibilities, the anticipation for upcoming releases remains high. With a diverse portfolio that includes both foldable and traditional smartphones, Oppo is poised to maintain its position as a key player in the dynamic world of mobile technology. Stay tuned for further updates and unveilings from Oppo, as the company continues to shape the future of smartphones.