Oppo's eagerly awaited Android flagship Find X is finally released in India on both online and brick-and-mortar stores.

The company confirmed the news on Twitter that Find X is exclusively available online via Flipkart. Prospective consumers can pre-book the device and expect it to be delivered in two days at least in Bengaluru.

As part of the promotional campaign, Flipkart is offering up to Rs 15,000 cash back via exchange deal, 10 per cent discount for Axis card (debit/credit) users with up to Rs 9,999/month no-cost EMI option.

People can also go to the Oppo authorised shops near home to buy Find X for Rs 59,990. It comes in two colour options-- Bordeaux Red and Glacier Blue.

Is Oppo Find X worth the hype?

Absolutely Yes! Oppo Find X is a marvellous phone and comes with unique features that no other brands, even Apple iPhone X or the Samsung Galaxy S9 series, can boast of.

As said in the headline, the highlight of the Oppo Find X is its display design and camera hardware. It flaunts an amazing designed 6.4-inch full HD+ AMOLED screen with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 93.8% screen-to-body ratio, highest in the smartphone industry to date.

Oppo Find X
Oppo Find X comes with best in class motorised camera and visually pleasing true FullView display.Twitter/Oppo

Creative Oppo engineers have conjured up innovative design that makes full utilisation of the front-panel without losing display real estate for physical components such as the camera. They have a created a fast sliding camera tray that hides both the front and back cameras. But, once you tap the camera icon on the screen, the top-portion slides out showing the camera. The company claims it pops up in just 0.5 seconds.

Oppo is banking high on its sophisticated front-camera for Face unlocking feature which is said to be far more superior to other rival brand and also physical fingerprint sensor. It uses 15,000 facial points to recognise the face and has False Rejection Ratio (FFR) score of 1 in million compared to the former, which has 1 in 50,000 (FRR).

The new Find X comes with 25MP AI front camera with dedicated Flood illuminator, IR camera, Dot projector so that the phone will be able to recognise owner's face even in the pitch dark condition. It also supports Portrait mode with a different light setting to help capture different moods and worthy of sharing them on social media platforms. It also boasts Apple iPhone X-like Animoji capability and is being called as 'Omoji'. The front snapper will record the facial expression of the user and mimic it on animal babies– penguin, duck, and horse, and a hippo— characters available in the phone system. The user can then share the funny cartoons on social media channels.

On the back, Oppo Find X houses dual-cameras (16MP+20MP) with LED flash. Both front and back cameras are powered by Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based algorithm. For the former, it will be able to offer beautification mode to enhance the selfie in terms of adjusting colour tones of the skin, remove acne scars and more.

Once AI is enabled, the main camera will automatically detect the different type of scenes such as food, pet, landscape, city, flower, sunrise, and sunset, and make optimal changes in settings to get good quality images.

Other stipulated features include, Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 octa-core, 8GB RAM, 256GB storage and 3,730mAh battery, which is more than sufficient to keep the phone running for a whole day under mixed usage. It also boasts VOOC flash fast charging capability.

Oppo Find X vs Competition:

Oppo Find X is competing against the established brands such as Apple iPhone X, iPhone 8 Plus, Samsung Galaxy S9 (& S9 Plus) and the recently launched Vivo Nex.

Key specifications of Oppo Find X:

Model Oppo Find X
Display 6.42-inch full HD+ (2340x1080p) AMOLED panoramic arc display with Corning Gorilla Glass 5 shieldAspect ratio: 19.5:9
OS Android 8.1 Oreo-based ColorOS 5.1
Processor 10nm class 64-bit 2.5GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 octa-core
GPU Adreno 630
Storage 256GB
  • Main: 16MP with F2.0 aperture, OIS (Optical Image Stabilisation) + 20MP with F2.2 aperture, LED flash, AI
  • Front: 25MP F2.0 aperture, flood illuminator, ranging sensor IR camera, receiver, Dot projector for the facial recognition system
Battery 3,730mAh with VOOC flash fast charging capability
Network 4G-LTE
Add-ons Dual-SIM slots (type: nano+nano), Bluetooth v5.0, Wi-Fi (802.11ac; dual-band: 2.4GHz & 5GHz), Type C-audio, DSP module, NXP noise reduction
Dimensions 56.7 × 74.3 × 9.4mm
Weight 186g
Colours Bordeaux Red and Glacier Blue
Price Rs 59,990