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This five-star phone is less than HALF PRICE ahead of Black Friday

The Oppo Find X3 Pro has been massively reduced in a stunning early Black Friday phone deal at Currys

There’s no time of year quite like Black Friday, with the November sales event seeing the prices of premium products including smartphones, TVs and laptops, slashed by hundreds of pounds. While the day itself will be flooded with deals, the run-up to Black Friday is an equally attractive period for savvy shoppers, with plenty of amazing offers already live across various sites.

One such deal is this frankly insane price drop on a flagship Oppo smartphone. Originally reviewed at £1,099, and selling at £949 in recent months, the Oppo Find X3 Pro’s price has come crashing down to just £449 in a spectacular early Black Friday deal. To put this deal in context, our Oppo Find X3 Pro review awarded the phone five stars and our Best Buy award when it cost north of £1,000 – with it currently going for less than half that, you’ll be hard-pressed to find a smartphone of this calibre at such a low price over the course of the entire Black Friday season.

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Going toe-to-toe with high-end smartphones from well-known powerhouses like Samsung, this flagship offering from Oppo impressed us on multiple fronts. The phone comes with some highly impressive specs, including a speedy Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 chipset, 12GB of RAM and 256GB of storage. In terms of external build quality, the phone is IP68-rated for water and dust resistance and looks handsome to boot, thanks to its slick mirrored finish.

Two other areas in which the phone excels are its display and cameras. Along with plenty of tweakable settings, the Find X3 Pro’s 6.78in AMOLED display boasts QHD+ (3,216 x 1,440) resolution along with a 120Hz refresh rate. In terms of colour and sharpness, the phone’s 10-bit panel has HDR10+ certification and a razor-sharp pixel density of 525ppi.

The Find X3 Pro uses a quad-camera setup consisting of two 50MP Sony IMX766 sensors, (one with a standard lens, the other with an ultrawide lens), a 13MP 3x Optical Lens, and a rather unique 3MP (f/3.0) “Microlens” camera which can be used to capture close-ups of objects in incredible detail – with magnification of up to 60x available. Beyond these technical stats, our original review noted these cameras captured colour, shadow and fine detail extraordinarily well.

Our only minor quibbles with the Oppo Find X3 Pro were its fairly substantial price and merely average battery life, which, in the face of this massive discount, are both taken care of and easily waved away, respectively.

Buy now from Currys

For more information about the upcoming Black Friday sales event, check out our Black Friday hub page, which will be regularly updated as we close in on the day itself. Head over there now and you’ll see that the page is already brimming with the best early Black Friday discounts available on a wide range of premium products.