Oppo F9 Features, Release Date, Pre-order and Pricing Details
Oppo F9 is the direct successor to the Oppo F7. The selfie-centric smartphone has a 90.8% amazing screen-to-body ratio and a very small cut-out (notch) on top of the screen just like the Essential Phone. It is IP67 rated to resist dust and water up to 1-meter for 30 minutes. The handset comes with 6.3 inches Full View Display, FHD+ resolution, Gorilla Glass 6, Helio P60 chipset, Android Oreo OS, 25MP front camera, 16MP + 2MP rear optics, 4/6GB RAM and 64GB ROM.
Release Date, Pre-orders, and Price
Oppo F9 has launched in Philippine and Vietnam on August 15-2018. The pre-orders have started in the above mentioned countries while the sales will begin from August 24-2018. A local website Soyacincau states that Oppo F9 will be launched around the 4th week of August in Malaysia. Soon after, it will be shipped to the other countries.
Oppo F9 is priced at PHP 18,300 which translates to $340.
Design, Display, and OS
Oppo F9 owns a beautiful design, metal (aluminium) body, 156.7 x 74 x 8 mm dimensions and 169 gram weight. The handset adopts 90.8% screen-to-body ratio which is comparatively higher than the 88% of Oppo F7. The Latest Corning Gorilla Glass 6 is used to protect bigger 6.28 inches screen. There is a bezel-less display but a trivial cutout on top of the front for selfie camera lens. It gets horizontally-oriented dual rear camera lenses and a LED flash. A Fingerprint Sensor is placed at the top-center of the back.
Oppo F9 is offered with 6.28-inch LTPS IPS LCD Display, 1080 x 2340 pixels resolution, 401 ppi density, and Color-OS v5.2 UI. It runs with Android 8.1 (Oreo), out of the box.
Camera and AI Beauty Tech 2.0
Oppo F-series aimed for selfie-centric smartphones, so, the Oppo F9 boasts a 25MP (f/1.9) Selfie Camera. It comes with Dual 16MP + 2MP Rear Camera lenses for an improved photography experience. It supports Real-Time Preview and AI Beauty Technology 2.0 for splendid pictures and images.
Internal Specs and Memory
Oppo F9 packs a MediaTek Helio P60, Mali-G72 GPU, and Octa-core Cortex-A73 processor ticking at the 2.0GHz clock rate. The gadget is boosted with a 4GB RAM paired with 64GB inbuilt storage. It is also available in 6GB RAM variant. It has a dedicated microSD card slot to get further memory up to 256GB.
Battery and Connectivity
The Smartphone gets a Li-ion 3500mAh non-removable battery which is sufficient for the entire day. Fast Charging Option is also available. Oppo claims, it offers 2-hour talk with 5-minute charge.
The Smartphone enables dual cellular networks, 3G and 4G LTE bands for up to 600 Mbps download and 150 Mbps upload speed. The rest specs include Wifi, Bluetooth v4.2, GPS, FM radio, USB Type C, accelerometer, gyro, proximity, and compass.
The Oppo F9 is launched in charming colors like Sunrise Red, Twilight Blue and Starry Purple.