This week, Oppo unveiled its first foldable smartphone, dubbed the Oppo X 2021, moreover, the manufacturer did not only show concept art, but also a real working prototype.
What’s more, the company said the device is more durable than one might imagine. During the presentation, the company’s design engineer Jin Xiang spoke about the impressive capabilities of the Oppo X 2021, stating that the smartphone has passed extensive tests and showed excellent results.
Oppo X 2021 has passed the 100,000 cycles test without any damage
He noted that the phone has passed 100,000 tests to open and close the structure without any damage. The head of the Oppo hardware department also added that this result is not the limit for the smartphone; and it can continue to do its job further.
OPPO hardware structural engineer Jin Xiang at a recent press conference said, OPPO X 2021 has been tested rigourously for 100,000 curls. 50 times a day shouldn't be a problem. It can be used for five years, and 100,000 times is not the limit. pic.twitter.com/OYMvRZJZEq
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It turns out that if you open the screen and fold it 50 times a day; the smartphone will work without problems for more than 5 years without any damage. The Oppo X 2021 has yet to go on sale as there are still several issues to be addressed. According to rumors, the expected date for this smartphone is the end of 2021, as the display is being finalized.
This smartphone has a BOE OLED screen, which can be pulled out of the body, increasing the viewable diagonal from 6.7 inches to 7.4 inches. To enlarge the display, you need to swipe your finger across the touch area on the side, which takes about 3 seconds.
OPPO X 2021 Scroll Screen Concept Machine Announced
What new tricks can smartphones play after straight, curved, and folded forms? At the OPPO Future Technology Conference, the company officially announced the OPPO X 2021 scroll screen concept machine. It brings a brand-new smartphone form that can be rolled up like a picture scroll with zero creases.
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The company said that the OPPO X 2021 scroll screen concept machine is the latest result of their exploration of smartphone form. It comes with a step-less OLED flexible scroll screen with a minimum of 6.7 inches and a maximum of 7.4 inches.
Compared with the current folding screen, the scroll screen can achieve a step-less adjustment between the minimum and maximum size. This will bring more possibilities for productivity, entertainment, and daily use. You can enjoy the experience of a large screen when watching movies and reading. In addition to the full screen during playing games, you can also display message dialogues in the expanded area.