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.


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


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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.

  • The Oppo Find X is available from JB Hi-Fi and Mobileciti.
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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
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 January 17th, 2019
Name Product Processor type Display size Display resolution Internal storage More info
Snapdragon 660
2160 x 1080
Snapdragon 710
Snapdragon 670
720 x 1520
Snapdragon 450
1520 x 720
Snapdragon 845
2340 x 1080
MediaTek MT6771
2280 x 1080
Snapdragon 660
2280 x 1080
2160 x 1080
Snapdragon 660
2160 x 1080
1920 x 1080
Snapdragon 435
1280 × 720

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Alex Kidman

Alex Kidman is a multi-award-winning consumer technology journalist and the Tech & Telco Editor at finder.com.au. He's been writing about consumer technology topics for more than two decades, and enjoys breaking down complex topics into their component parts. He has written for just about every major Australian technology publication, and is a former editor of Gizmodo Australia, PC Mag Australia, and CNET.com.au.

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