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A few details of the upcoming OPPO clamshell foldable handset emerges

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If the rumours are legit, OPPO will launch the sixth generation of the Reno smartphone series this month.

Meanwhile, a fresh report mentions that the firm is working on its first clamshell phone with a foldable screen.

Surprisingly, a Chinese tipster has shared some details about the upcoming OPPO smartphone with a foldable design.

According to the source, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer plans to launch its first clamshell foldable smartphone as a female-focused handset.

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When open, it measures about 7-inches and roughly 2-inches when folded.

The tipster further claims that the phone would sport an LTPO screen technology. The feature would enable the phone to support a dynamic refresh rate.

However, the source did not reveal any information regarding the specs, marketing name, and price.

Before now, several reports have mentioned that Samsung is gearing to announce the third generation of its foldable smartphone – the Galaxy Z Flip 3.

The reports reveal that the phone would likely launch in July or August in various markets, including China.

It appears that OPPO would launch its clamshell within that time frame as well. And it will rival the upcoming Galaxy Z Flip 3.

Likewise, Motorola is also planning to announce a smartphone that would succeed the Razr 5G that debuted last year.

Speculations say the upcoming Motorola device would arrive in the third or fourth quarter of 2021.

However, it is unclear whether the upcoming Motorola device will break the covers as a clamshell foldable smartphone.

In other news, speculations believe that the OPPO Reno6 series would launch in China on May 22.

A piece of information revealed that the phone would feature an AMOLED panel that supports a 90Hz refresh rate and a punch-hole design.

The smartphone lineup includes the OPPO Reno6 Pro and Reno6 Pro +. The full specification and pricing information of the smartphone series remain unconfirmed.

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