Oppo has finally launched the Oppo F9 – a smartphone that has been making headlines for more than a month. The handset is special as it carries a tiny notch. To precise, the size of the notch is as tiny as the camera rim. And the company has named it “waterdrop display” as the notch looks like a water drop.
Oppo F9 Price and Availability
The Oppo F9 has been launched in Thailand, Taiwan, Vietnam and Philippines. Talking about the price, the 4GB RAM variant of this smartphone costs VND 7,990,000 (approx. ₹24,200). In India, the smartphone will be launched as Oppo F9 Pro. The global launch of this handset is due on the 24th of August. Oh, one more thing. A 6GB RAM variant might also be launched.
Oppo F9 Specifications and Features
With a diamond-like design on the rear, the Oppo F9 comes in three color options: Sunrise Red, Twilight Blue and Starry Purple. It measures 756.7x74x7.99mm in dimensions and weighs 169 grams. It runs on Android 8.1 Oreo-based ColorOS 5.2.
The Oppo F9 is built around a 6.3 inch LTPS IPS LCD display with 19.5:9 aspect ratio and 2340×1080 pixels of full HD+ resolution. The company has said that the handset offers 90.8% screen-to-body ratio because of its waterdrop-like notch.
Under the hood of the Oppo F9 is MediaTek Helio P60 chipset which packs an octa-core processor running at 2.0GHz of clocked processing speed. Other internals of the smartphone includes 4GB of RAM and 64GB ROM. The internal storage can be expanded through MicroSD.
Talking about the imaging department, the Oppo F9 features a dual camera on the rear: 16MP+2MP with f/1.85 aperture. The 2MP camera is a depth sensor. The rear set of cameras can recognize up to 16 scenes including night, snow, food, grass and sunset. For selfies, the company has placed a 25 megapixels AI camera with f/2.0 aperture.
The Oppo F9 is backed by a 3,500 mAh battery with VOOC flash charging support. The company has claimed that the handset can offer 2 hours of usage in just 5 minutes of charge. Further, the handset comes with 3.5mm audio jack, MicroUSB with USB OTG, Bluetooth v4.2, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, dual SIM and 4G with VoLTE in connectivity options.