Compared to Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold 5, not only does OnePlus’ first foldable pack two larger displays, it’s also thinner and lighter — as long as you don’t count the hulking camera module. The most impressive thing the Open is doing is putting pressure on the price of big foldables.
Starting at $1,700, it costs $100 less than the Z Fold 5 and Google’s Pixel Fold — and that’s before you factor in the launch deal that knocks another $200 off with the trade-in of any phone. We put it through its paces in our full review.
And if you’re more interested in Oppo’s new foldable… well, they’re pretty much the same device.
— Mat Smith
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