OnePlus Fold Launch Timeline and Market Availability Tipped

A new report has revealed the launch timeline, market availability and more about the upcoming OnePlus Fold smartphone.

  • OnePlus confirmed that it would launch its foldables in Q3 of 2023.
  • OnePlus is likely to rebrand the upcoming OPPO Find N3 as its foldable device.
  • The launch timeline of the OnePlus Fold has been revealed.

OnePlus teased that it would launch the OnePlus Fold smartphone in Q3 of 2023 during the OnePlus 11 launch event. The company later confirmed that it wouldn’t launch any other smartphones in the OnePlus 11 series apart from OnePlus 11 5G and OnePlus 11R 5G. The BBK-owned giant wanted to focus on its maiden foldable smartphone. OnePlus had trademarked OnePlus V Fold and OnePlus V Flip monikers ahead of the global launch of the OnePlus 11 series smartphones. Previously, a tipster had tipped about the launch of the upcoming foldable device. Tipster Yogesh Brar has teamed up with Pricebaba to reveal the device’s launch date, event venue, and market availability.

OnePlus Fold: Launch Timeline and Tipped Specifications

The report from Pricebaba reveals that OnePlus would launch its first foldable device in the first half of August. The device’s launch event is tipped to take place in New York. Similarly, OPPO unveiled its OPPO Find N2 series smartphones globally in London. OnePlus had conducted the OnePlus 11 5G global launch in India. The report also adds that the device would be available in markets including India and US.

OnePlus will likely fix the marketing name of its first foldable device as OnePlus V Fold. OnePlus already trademarked the moniker in January 2023. A report by 91Mobiles recently revealed that the upcoming Fold and OPPO Find N3 will share a similar design. Both devices are expected to feature a book-style foldable design.

The report added that the OnePlus will rebrand OPPO Find N3 in the global markets. Tipster Yogesh Brar revealed that the upcoming OnePlus Fold and OPPO Find N3 will feature an 8-inch OLED display with a QHD+ resolution. The display will continue to feature a 120Hz refresh rate similar to its predecessor.

The secondary display would be a smaller 6.5 inches panel with a Full HD+ resolution and 120Hz refresh rate. Underneath, both devices will be equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 2 SoC built on a 4nm process. The chipset is tipped to pair with up to 16GB of RAM and 512GB of storage. Both foldable smartphones will boot Android 13 out of the box.

There wouldn’t be any significant differences between both devices in the UI. OnePlus’s Oxygen OS 13 and OPPO’s Color OS 13 are similar. The tipster added that the rear-camera setup would resemble OPPO’s flagship Find X6 smartphone. Both foldable smartphones are expected to feature a 50MP Sony IMX 890 primary sensor, a 48MP Sony IMX 581 ultra-wide-angle sensor, and a 32MP periscope sensor.

The punch-hole in the display is tipped to house a 32MP selfie camera. The devices are expected to be backed by a 4800 mAh battery that supports 80W fast charging tech. Other specifications of the upcoming foldable smartphone are unknown. There is also no information about the OnePlus V Flip smartphone. We expect OnePlus to officially announce the OnePlus Fold launch date in the coming months.