OPPO Find X3 with Snapdragon 888 SoC confirmed; expected to launch in Q1 2021

The list of Snapdragon 888-powered smartphones to launch soon now includes the OPPO Find X3 as well.

Highlights
  • OPPO Find X3 is confirmed to launch with the Snapdragon 888 SoC
  • The smartphone will also feature Full-path Colour Management System
  • OPPO Find X3 launch is expected in Q1 2021

OPPO has confirmed that the Find X3 flagship smartphone will be among the first devices to be powered by the Snapdragon 888 chipset. The announcement comes a day after Qualcomm unveiled the all-new Snapdragon 888 5G SoC that will power flagship Android phones in 2021. OPPO Find X3 is now confirmed to launch with the new chipset. Meanwhile, Xiaomi and Realme have also announced that the Mi 11 and Reame Race will launch soon with the Snapdragon 888 SoC as well. Henry Tang, Chief 5G Scientist at OPPO, said that the Find X3 with the Snapdragon 888 chipset will “enable elevated 5G performance and enhance technologies such as AI and imaging”.

Tang added that the OPPO Find X3 will feature Full-path Colour Management System, which will be the first Android colour management system to support full DCI-P3 wide colour gamut along with 10-bit colour depth. This was announced back in November as well. Beyond this, not much else is known about the OPPO Find X3 at the moment.

OPPO Find X3 will also feature Full-path Colour Management System

Since the OPPO Find X3 is confirmed to be among the first devices to launch with the Snapdragon 888 chipset, we expect the launch to be in Q1 2021. Brands like Xiaomi and Realme are also gearing up to launch their flagship phones powered by the Snapdragon 888 SoC soon. Xiaomi confirmed that the Mi 11 will be the global debut of the chipset while the Realme Race is expected to launch in India soon.

The Snapdragon 888-powered OPPO Find X3 will succeed the Find X2 series from earlier this year. To recall, the Find X2 and Find X2 Pro were launched with the Snapdragon 865 chipset, 65W fast charging support, 120Hz display, and 48MP triple cameras, among other things. The Find X3 specs are unclear at the moment but we expect to learn more in the weeks to come.