Launch of OPPO’s new 5G flagship handsets features exclusive musical collaboration with Grammy-nominated artist Nao, captured with the OPPO Find X2 Series
The OPPO Find X2 Series, featuring the best smartphone screen on the market and top-notch 5G performance, are now available for pre-order in the UK – with addition of new OPPO Find X2 Neo and OPPO Find X2 Lite
London, UK – 27th May 2020 – At an exclusive virtual launch event featuring a musical collaboration with Grammy-nominated R&B artist Nao, OPPO today announced the availability of its flagship OPPO Find X2 series in the UK—including the addition of two new handsets to the series, the OPPO Find X2 Neo and OPPO Find X2 Lite.
The online launch features a unique artistic collaboration between Nao and the Kaleidoscope Orchestra, a musical collective of young classically-trained musicians from Manchester and London who have taken on the challenge of reimagining one of Nao’s top hit songs, ‘Another Lifetime’ (originally from her 2018 album Saturn), and performing it jointly with Nao in a virtual orchestral ensemble.
The whole collaboration between the artists—from creative conception and planning to the performance, recording and editing of the remix—was captured and shared using the OPPO Find X2 Pro, with Nao and the Kaleidoscope members all collaborating remotely during lockdown. The result: A unique coming together of musical talent through technology, showing the innovative use of classical music concepts to remake Nao’s soulful hit as people have never heard it.
“We are privileged to be working with Nao and the wonderful Kaleidoscope Orchestra on their collaboration powered by the Find X2 Series. We wanted to put the Find X2 to the test to create a one-of a kind musical experience using the phone itself. What came out is a unique piece of work that bridges the gap between musical genres in innovative ways, and takes creativity and collaboration to a new level,” said Kevin Cho, Managing Director, OPPO Mobile UK.
“With this launch we’re celebrating new ways to connect, collaborate and create together using mobile technology – something that is now taken to a whole new level with 5G. Today we’re thrilled to be bringing the Find X2 series—with its brilliant screen, professional-grade camera capabilities and full 5G power—to the hands of all of our UK customers so that they can uncover their creative potential in new ways.”
"I'd been wanting to do something interesting remotely since the lockdown began so when OPPO came to me asking if I could do anything with their new phone I thought it would be a good opportunity for collaboration. I've always loved arranging and performing my songs in different ways and what Steve and his orchestra have been doing on YouTube recently really inspired me so it was great to bring our two worlds together. I hope everyone enjoys listening to it as much as we enjoyed making it,” said Nao.
You can re-watch the performance here.
More information and imagery of the artists can be found here.
OPPO Find X2 Series availability
The collaboration with Nao and the Kaleidoscope orchestra marks the availability of the OPPO Find X2 Series for pre-order in the UK through EE, Carphone Warehouse, Virgin, 02 and Vodafone, as of today. This includes the Find X2 and Find X2 Pro announced earlier this year, as well as the new Find X2 Neo and Find X2 Lite.
Everything on your phone revolves around the screen, and both the OPPO Find X2 and OPPO Find X2 Pro are equipped with OPPO’s high-resolution 120Hz QHD+ Ultra Vision Screen with one billion colours, giving you a cinema-like, immersive viewing experience where every detail shines through in a natural life-like vibrancy. With the OPPO Find X2’s Ultra Vision Camera you can also shoot professional-grade photography and video, transforming every ordinary videos into HDR masterpieces, and letting you capture and share your best experiences in brilliant detail. The excellent screen quality of OPPO Find X2 Series has received an A+ rating from third-party professional display testing institution DisplayMate, and has already set 12 smartphone display performance records.
A premium display naturally demands higher-quality content, and both the Find X2 and Find X2 Pro fully support HDR video across YouTube, Netflix, and Amazon Prime Video.
Both the Find X2 and Find X2 Pro also give you a seamless 5G experience, letting you download whole movies in only a minute and roam freely between 4G and 5G. And with OPPO’s SuperVOOC 2.0 technology—the fastest flash-battery charging technology available—you can charge your Find X2 Pro in 38 minutes and forget those low-battery crises for good.
New additions to the Find X2 family: OPPO Find X2 Neo and OPPO Find X2 Lite
Today, OPPO is also launching two new additions to the Find X2 Series, the OPPO Find X2 Neo and OPPO Find X2 Lite. Both are 5G powerhouses backed by the powerful Snapdragon™ 765G chipset, giving you lightning-fast download speeds and a seamless content experience.
Ultra-thin at only 7.7mm and weighing 171g, the Find X2 Neo gives you full 5G power in a lightweight, streamlined phone design. Its impressive Quad camera is also backed by OPPO’s brand-new Ultra Steady Video 2.0 technology, which intelligently stabilises video shooting so that you can shoot silky-smooth, high-definition footage of every action-packed moment.
The Find X2 Lite offers the slim design of a 4G device—only 7.96mm thin and weighing 180g—while giving you super-smooth 5G performance. OPPO’s 30W VOOC 4.0 fast- charging technology lets you charge the phone from 3 to 50% in 20 minutes and to 100% in less than an hour. Just like the Find X2 Neo, the Find X2 Lite is a photography powerhouse with an impressive 48MP Quad camera—and for all the big gamers out there, the Find X2 Lite also features Hyper Boost, a technology that optimises the performance of the screen for the most demanding and fast-paced gaming apps.
Introducing new wireless headphones for the UK
Today OPPO is also announcing two new headphone models in the UK: the OPPO Enco Free and OPPO Enco W31, coming soon.
The OPPO Enco Free headphones let you uncover a wireless audio revolution with super-smooth Bluetooth transmission speeds that let you seamlessly synchronise your audio and video. These are also among the first wireless headphones to feature ultra-dynamic speakers, which reproduce heavy drumbeats and powerful lows with incredible precision, for an all-round great audio experience. The headphones are compatible with almost every smartphone on the market.
The OPPO Enco W31 headphones let you unleash the power of music with a more economical alternative that is compatible with most smartphones on the market. You can experience enhanced frequencies across two distinct audio modes: one to enhance pop and classical music, and another for rock and EDM—wherever your musical taste takes you—for a really powerful audio experience. In addition, you can enjoy the power of internal high-sensitivity microphones on each side, and an environmental noise cancellation system designed to block out background noise during phone calls.
UK pricing and availability
Including exclusive gift-with-purchase offer with BANG & OLUFSEN & OPPO Enco Free on selected products, available until 10th June 2020.
OPPO Find X2 Pro – RRP £1,099 – Available in Ceramic Black at EE, O2, Vodafone, Carphone Warehouse, Virgin Media and Amazon; and available in Orange Vegan Leather at Carphone Warehouse and Amazon: OPPO’s flagship 5G handset features a cinema-quality 6.7-inch True Billion Colour QHD+ display for an ultra-immersive viewing experience, and a powerful Ultra-Vision camera enabling professional-grade photo and video performance. It also sports the fastest flash-charging capability on the market, OPPO’s SuperVOOC 2.0 technology, and exceptional 5G power that lets users download full moves in seconds and enjoy the most performance-demanding mobile apps.
● Buy an OPPO Find X2 Pro and get a FREE pair of BANG & OLUFSEN Beoplay H8i (RRP £350). Offer ends of 10th June. * Terms and conditions apply.
OPPO Find X2 – RRP £899 – Available in Ceramic Black exclusively at O2: OPPO's flagship 5G handset features a cinema-quality 6.7 Inch True Billion Colour QHD+ display and full HDR10+ content support for the ultimate audio-visual experience. Users can charge the phone in just 38 minutes with OPPO's market-leading SuperVOOC 2.0 technology, and a powerful 5G experience backed by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 Mobile Platform enables users to download films in seconds and roam freely between 4G and 5G.
● Buy an OPPO Find X2 and Get a FREE pair of BANG & OLUFSEN Beoplay H8i (RRP £350). Offer ends of 10th June. * Terms and conditions apply.
OPPO Find X2 Neo – RRP £599 – Available in Starry Blue at O2 and Carphone Warehouse; and available in Moonlight Black at EE, Carphone Warehouse, O2, Virgin Media and Amazon: Measuring a mere 7.7mm thick, the Find X2 Neo packs the ultimate Qualcomm Snapdragon-backed 5G experience in a lightweight and streamlined handset design. It also offers versatile imaging capabilities including Ultra Steady Video 2.0 to shoot silky-smooth, high-definition footage of every action-packed moment life has to offer.
● Buy an OPPO Find X2 Neo and get a FREE BANG & OLUFSEN Beoplay A1 2nd Gen (RRP £200). Offer ends of 10th June. * Terms and conditions apply.
OPPO Find X2 Lite – RRP £399 – Available in Pearl White at Carphone Warehouse and Amazon; and available in Moonlight Black at EE, O2, Vodafone, Carphone Warehouse, Virgin Media and Amazon: Backed by Qualcomm Snapdragon™, the Find X2 Lite gives you full 5G power with a long-lasting battery that can be charged to 50% in 20 minutes and 100% in less than an hour. Users can explore new ways to get creative with the 48 MP Ultra-Clear Quad Camera or game-on with the Find X2 Lite's ultra-responsive screen.
● Buy an OPPO Find X2 Lite and Get a FREE pair of Enco Free Headphones (RRP£119). Offer ends of 10th June. * Terms and conditions apply.
OPPO Enco Free headphones – RRP £119 – Available in Black – coming soon: Uncover a wireless audio revolution with the perfect audio pair for your smartphone, compatible with almost every handset on the market. Experience ultra-low Bluetooth latency with smoother AV synchronisation and less connection interference. These are also amongst the first wireless headphones that feature ultra-dynamic speakers, providing a powerful audio experience.
OPPO Enco W31 headphones – RRP £69 – Available in White or Black – coming soon: Unleash the power of music with a more economical alternative to the Enco series, compatible with most smartphones. Experience enhanced frequency response across two audio modes: one to enhance pop and classical music, and another for rock and EDM – wherever your musical taste takes you – for a powerful audio experience.
Notes to Editors
Full product specs and high res product imagery can be found here.
● OPPO Find X2 Pro: https://www.oppo.com/uk/smartphone-find-x2-pro/
● OPPO Find X2: https://www.oppo.com/uk/smartphone-find-x2/
● OPPO Find X2 Neo: https://www.oppo.com/uk/smartphone-find-x2-neo/
● OPPO Find X2 Lite: https://www.oppo.com/uk/smartphone-find-x2-lite/
● OPPO Enco Free: https://www.oppo.com/uk/accessory-headphone-oppo-enco-free/
● OPPO Enco W31: https://www.oppo.com/uk/accessory-headphone-oppo-enco-w31/
Gift-with-purchase offer: For terms and conditions please visit: https://www.oppopromotions.co.uk/
For more information, please contact the OPPO UK PR Team
OPPO is a leading global smart device brand. Since the launch of its first mobile phone - “Smiley Face” - in 2008, OPPO has been in relentless pursuit of the perfect synergy of aesthetic satisfaction and innovative technology. Today, OPPO provides a wide range of smart devices spearheaded by the Find X and Reno series. Beyond devices, OPPO provides its users with the ColorOS operating system and internet services like OPPO Cloud and OPPO+. OPPO operates in more than 40 countries and regions, with 6 Research Institutes and 4 R&D Centers worldwide, as well as an International Design Center in London. More than 40,000 of OPPO's employees are dedicated to creating a better life for customers around the world.
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