Considering we’re enjoying two generations of Z Flip and Z Fold phones, which are IPX8 certified against water ingress, the company’s most notable rivals in the foldable space can match or even beat them. It doesn’t seem like it will take that long. Samsung when it comes to device durability.
Oppo’s latest foldable and first clamshell, the Oppo Find N2 Flip, was incorrectly listed as boasting an IPX4 certification when it first launched internationally. Oppo quickly fixed this detail, but then said, “The Oppo Find N2 Flip has other features that will definitely come to pass. [an] Excellent dustproof and waterproof experience for consumers. In order to prevent dust from entering the main unit, the middle bezel of the hinge and the rotating shaft are carefully integrated to keep the dust gap to 0.18mm or less. This gap is designed as part of the hinge to prevent foreign objects from entering the unit and affecting the internal components of the device. “
So while Samsung remains the only phone maker to produce an IP-certified foldable device at the moment, there are clear signs that competitors are catching up and dust protection needs to be added. increase. more urgent.