Oppo Find X review: Plans | Pricing | Specs

Oppo Find X
Oppo Find X
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Quick verdict

The Oppo Find X has an attractive design and clever pop-up camera mechanism, making it one of the most innovative smartphones we've seen in years. Innovation has its price, though, because it lacks other key premium smartphone features.

The good

  • Gorgeous design
  • All-screen display
  • Camera works well
  • Premium performance

The bad

  • No NFC
  • No water resistance
  • No expandable storage
  • Many capable competitors at the same price

Oppo Find X at a glance
When was the Oppo Find X released? August 2018
What’s new about the Oppo Find X? Pop-up camera, no front screen notch, O-Face unlock, Omoji avatars
How much does the Oppo Find X cost? RRP $1,099

The Oppo Find X features innovative design and excellent battery life, but it's a weird mix of some very good features and some annoying omissions.

Oppo has long been known as a manufacturer of mostly iPhone-like Android handsets at very attractive price points. It's a strategy that has allowed the Chinese phone maker to take a significant chunk of the mid-range phone market in Australia.

However, the Oppo Find X is something different. It's Oppo's first take on a truly "premium" handset, with cutting edge specifications, an entirely new design idea and a price point to match. Where once Oppo could be criticised for copying design ideas, there's no doubt that the Oppo Find X is an entirely new and innovative phone, but it's also one with incredibly mixed performance.


Design

  • True all-screen design
  • No headphone jack
  • Camera module gathers dust easily

Camera

  • Swipe-up camera is slow to start
  • Very wide in the hand due to pop-up camera module
  • Good quality camera with plenty of options

Performance

  • Snapdragon 845 delivers predictably good results
  • ColorOS has been toned down
  • Lacks NFC
  • Lacks water resistance
  • No expandable memory and lower storage than international versions

Battery life

  • Great battery life
  • USB C charging
  • Lacks wireless charging

Verdict

  • A unique take on a premium smartphone held back by its lack of core features like NFC and water resistance

Pricing and availability

Oppo Find X

A premium smartphone with a unique Oppo spin

Oppo's first stab at a truly premium smartphone is unlike any other handset currently on the market.

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OS Android 8
Display size (inches) 6.4
Display resolution (pixels) 2340 x 1080
Pixels per inch (PPI) 401
Processor Snapdragon 845
Height (mm) 156.7
Width (mm) 74.2
Depth (mm) 9.6
Weight (g) 186
Battery size (mAh) 3,730
Wireless charging No
Internal storage 128GB
MicroSD expansion N/A
Fingerprint scanner No
RAM 8GB
Water resistance N/A
Rear camera (1) resolution 16
Rear camera (1) aperture f/2.0
Rear camera (2) resolution 20
Rear camera (2) aperture f/2.0
Rear camera (3) resolution
Rear camera (3) aperture
Front camera (1) resolution 25
Front camera (1) aperture f/2.0
Front camera (2) resolution
Front camera (2) aperture
Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac
Network category speed Category 16
NFC support No
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Updated March 26th, 2019
Name Product Display Rear camera Internal storage Battery size More info
6.4
inches

2340x1080px

20MP + 12MP

128GB

3,700
mAh
6.4
inches

720 x 1520px

16MP + 5MP

128GB

3,500
mAh
5.2
inches

1280 × 720px

13MP

32GB

2,900
mAh
6.28
inches

2280 x 1080px

16MP + 5MP

128GB

3,450
mAh
6
inches

2160 x 1080px

13MP

32GB

3,200
mAh
Oppo AX5
Oppo AX5
6.2
inches

1520x720px

13MP + 2MP

64GB

4,230
mAh
6
inches

2160 x 1080px

16MP + 20MP

64GB

3,205
mAh
5.5
inches

1920 x 1080px

13MP

64GB

3,200
mAh
6.28
inches

2280 x 1080px

16MP + 20MP

128GB

3,430
mAh
6.2
inches

1520 x 720px

13MP + 2MP

32GB

4,230
mAh
6.4
inches

2160 x 1080px

16MP + 20MP

64GB

4,000
mAh
6.2
inches

1520 x 720px

13MP + 2MP

64GB

4,230
mAh
6.4
inches

2340 x 1080px

16MP + 20MP

128GB

3,730
mAh

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